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Category Archives: Our School

Year 1 return to school.

This week a number of Year 1 pupils returned to school after a 12 week period of home learning.

They were all so pleased to see some of their friends again and begin learning in school.

Year 1 have completed some super Literacy and Maths activities in their Year 1  bubbles.

Lots of our activities have taken place outside because of the super weather.

 

 

On Friday we had a celebration to celebrate our hard work and the end of our first week back in school.

We can’t wait to see the rest of our Year 1 friends in September!

Ash Wednesday

Yesterday we started Lent by taking part in a Ash Wednesday Liturgy in school. The school and parishioners joined together to pray. Everyone received ashes.           During the Liturgy we launched our Lenten focus for fund raising and prayer; we are planning a number of events to raise money to build… Continue Reading

Finding our brave in Year 3

As a part of Children’s Mental Health Week, and thinking about the motto, ‘Find Your Brave,’ Year 3 looked at the story ‘The Wolf’s Colourful Coat,’ by Avril McDonald. The story encourages children to find their inner strength and to try to be brave when something worries them. In the story, the character Spider showed… Continue Reading

Fun with Magnets in Year 3!

In Year 3 we are exploring ‘Forces and Magnets’ in Science this term. Today we had an activity carousel where we got to handle and use different types of magnets. We looked at: horseshoe magnets, button magnets and bar magnets. We looked at different metals that were attracted to magnets and which were not. We… Continue Reading

Fairytale Reading and Writing in Year 3 – Hansel and Gretel by Anthony Browne.

In Year 3, we have been enjoying reading Hansel and Gretel by Anthony Browne. We split the story into three parts; the beginning, the middle and the ending. We have discussed in small groups the features of a fairytale and how Browne’s version also includes these conventions. Over this topic, we have developed our skills… Continue Reading