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Category Archives: Year 1

Celebrating Mrs McWeeny’s Retirement

This week Early Years and KS 1 have been celebrating Mrs Mcweeny’s long career in teaching and her 10 years at St Lawrence’s. She has been much loved by staff and children alike and will be missed greatly but we wish her a happy and healthy retirement.

She will always be a part of our St Lawrence’s family.

Good Luck in your retirement Mrs McWeeny!

Queen for a Day!


With her royal subjects;

We all enjoyed delicious cake!!!


What a fabulous day, fit for a Queen!!!! Happy Retirement Queen Queenie!

Languages Day

Last week, the whole school celebrated Languages Day. The theme was food from French speaking countries which made everyone happy! Natalie Paris, a French story-teller performed stories in French to the children, there was a pop-up French cafe in school and each class enjoyed watching a film in French. It was a fantastic day full… Continue Reading

World Book Day

For World Book Day we read a lovely story called Luna Loves Library, about a little girl who likes to meet her dad at the library to read their favourite story books. We visited our school library and chose our own favourite story books and then we wrote about them. Continue Reading


This week the children in Reception and KS1 have been finding out about and celebrating different festivals. They made Chinese dragons, found out how to do Chinese writing, and tried to eat some Chinese food with chopsticks to celebrate Chinese New Year. The children also enjoyed making hearts for Valentines day.   Continue Reading