The Iron Man

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Last term, we read the novel ‘The Iron Man’ by Ted Hughes as our class novel.

We really enjoyed it and have been waiting since we finished reading it to start our English unit.

In our first lesson, we investigated some of the wonderful vocabulary that the author used to describe The Iron Man…

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Bug hotel

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The children worked together to make a bug hotel out of the natural resources they found in the nursery garden. We hope that the mini beasts will love their new home. 

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Seaside history

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This week we were very lucky to be able to handle artefacts from the past. We have a museum loan in Year 1. It was a brilliant opportunity for the children to handle the old objects. The children shared their knowledge of what they were and used their fantastic drawing skills to make detailed…

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Bread tasting

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Today we began our new design and technology topic. We will be designing our ideal sandwich and making it. We will be learning the skills of peeling, spreading, chopping and grating.

 

We tasted four types of bread today to decide which was our favourite. We tried brioche, white, brown and…

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Trees!

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Today, Year 1 Sacrament have been out in the garden to identify trees. We learnt about the different types of trees, evergreen and deciduous. Ask your children what the difference is… We also checked on our seeds. We can see some signs of growth!

 

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3B following instructions

One of our English topics this term is instructions.

Miss Stewart knows how good we are at following verbal instructions so she wanted to put us to the test and see if we could read and follow a set of instructions to make chocolate crispy cakes all by ourselves! 

We did an amazing job and…

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Clay pots

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Year 2 have enjoyed making clay tiles and pots in class. They have developed several skills including rolling to an even thickness, mark-making onto clay and joining clay pieces together.  Pupils made a pinch/thumb pot and a coil pot using the skills they had practised.

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Sewing Seeds

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Year 1S have been busy planting seeds. We have planted snap dragons, kale and cucumber in our newly weeded bed. 

 

Year 1B have sewn the same seeds in the poly tunnel. We shall see which seeds have the best environment to grow!

 

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Y1S Beside the Seaside.

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What a nice day to be beside the seaside!

 

Year 1 Sacrament have had a lovely time on their trip today. Their behaviour was brilliant and we have all learnt lots.

 

We learnt about steam trains, had an afternoon tea during Victorian times, made a seaside themed mosaic, dressed up for…

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4 Blessed Greek Workshop

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4 Blessed loved the Ancient Greek workshop in school today. We learnt about what Ancient Greeks enjoyed, how they ran their cities, how they chose the rulers for their cities and had a look at some artefacts. Take a look at the pictures and videos of what we have done.

 

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Sewing in Y1S

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As part of our DT lessons we are making a puppet. Last week we designed a puppet. We had to think about the colours we would use, the features our puppet would have and, most importantly, the materials we would use.

 

This week we sewed our puppets. The children were ”sew” amazing at…

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Making a Rosary

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May is the month where we remember Mary. This week we made a decade of the rosary as a bracelet. The children were fantastic at threading their own beads! We hope this bracelet will become something to treasure.

 

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