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Y6 Writing project

Year 6 children have been reading Wonder by R J Palacio which describes the story of August, a boy with facial disfigurements, going to school for the very first time.  His parents are understandably nervous about this.  The children were asked to write a character description about the person who August meets on his very … Continue reading Y6 Writing project

The Proudest Blue

After sharing our book, The Proudest Blue, some Years 1 & 2 children showed an interest in Hijab. Using her own experiences form home Reman wanted to help her friends and found some material in the classroom to help them wear Hijab.  

Learning about penguins

This week in Nursery and Reception the children have been enjoying learning about penguins. We have used non-fiction books to find out interesting facts about them and had a great time watching the live Penguin webcam from Edinburgh Zoo. The children commented on what they saw and we kept on checking what the penguins were … Continue reading Learning about penguins

Carol concert at Hope Community Cafe

The School Council visited Hope Community Café to sing Christmas songs, and they sang beautifully. They also enjoyed a marvellous hot chocolate with marshmallows! It was yummy!

Y6 Christmas Party

So much fun was had at the Y6 Christmas party.  Two tense games of Christmas bingo were played followed by Christmas treats.  Then it was off to the hall for musical chairs and musical statues where there were some very interesting dance moves.  The afternoon was finished off with the distribution of presents and cards.

Year 3 and 4 have a surprise visitor

Year 3 and 4 celebrated at their Christmas party with a very special surprise visitor. The children were delighted to meet Santa and share their Christmas wish lists. Happy Christmas from all the children in Year 3 and 4.

Class 3/4AC – Fruit Rockets

Y3/4 chldren had great fun making their fruit rockets that they had designed as part of DT lesson. Their topic has focused on Guy Fawkes and have been working on researching and designing their own rocket. The children have also worked on the bridge hold to cut. Here they are today making their rockets that … Continue reading Class 3/4AC – Fruit Rockets

Animal Investigation

How do you learn about what animals eat? You investigate poo of course. Looking at the ‘samples’ we decided whether the poo came from a herbivore, Carnivore or an omnivore, depending on what it contained, and then thought about which kind of animal it might have been!! Some great investigations and discussions were had. Disclaimer- … Continue reading Animal Investigation

EYFS Children Making Spotty Biscuits

The Reception and Nursery children enjoyed decorating biscuits with yellow icing, jelly sweets and rainbow sprinkles to create a spotty biscuit. They descrived them as Yummy!

DT lesson – Sewing

Children in Year 6 have started our DT project this week.  They will be working towards sewing an animal to feature in an animation.  This week's lesson focussed on the skill of running stitch.  They were very proud of their first attempts (for many) of sewing.

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