Gifts of the Holy Spirit

Today we learned about how the Holy Spirit is with us all, and we all receive the gifts of the Holy Spirit when we are baptised. We looked at why these are sometimes called the 'fruits of the Holy Spirit. To help us remember this, we all decorated some fruits with watercolour, trying to make them…

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Imaginative Explorers!

This week in Topic we learned about Captain James Cook, an explorer who set out on a voyage and discovered the east coast of Australia. We decided we were going to be creative and imagine we were explorers. We imagined we had traveled the world in search of new land and eventually found some! We…

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Gathering Data for Bar Charts

This week in Maths we are looking at Statistics and learning how to interpret different charts and graphs. Our first few lessons consisted of us making a bar chart of our own. We first had to gather the data. We chose a topic, such as favourite food, colour, subject, or animal, and then went…

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Wesak

Today, we learned about a Buddhist festival called Wesak. We looked at the similarities and differences between Wesak and Christian celebrations such as Christmas and Easter. One way in which Wesak is celebrated is through lighting lanterns. We had a range of different Buddhist symbols that we had…

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Eid

This week we learned more about the Islamic Festival Eid. We are very lucky to have a few Muslim children in our class who celebrate Eid, so they were our experts in this lesson! We learned all about how Eid is celebrated, and we had a go at listening to some traditional music and attempting some…

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Jesus helps the Apostles

This week in RE, we learned about when Jesus helped the apostles to heal a man who could not walk. We thought about how healing the man was better than just giving him money, as many others had done. We then had a go at pretending we were news presenters. We worked in pairs, one child had to…

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Our Visit to Blackpool!

Today we went on a trip to Blackpool as part of our topic 'Coastline'. When we arrived in Blackpool we visited the RNLI centre. We learned all about how to stay safe at sea, got to see the rescue boats and got to see all the equipment the RNLI volunteers need! The coastguard also paid us a visit,…

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Printing Coastal Features

In topic, we have been looking at human and physical features of a coastline. Today, we recapped these and used printing to create a coastal picture. We first designed a stamp on a piece of card, and then we used a glue gun to make them '3D'. Next, we used watercolor to make a background of sand,…

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Times Tables

This week in maths we were developing our times' tables skills further. We were given a number and had to work out as many times table and division facts as we could. We used cubes to help us work out how many equal groups we could make. We quickly remembered the link between our times' tables and…

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Recapping Time

This week in Maths we are revisiting time! We have learned how to tell the time, and made these clocks to help us remember. These clocks were excellent for us to use throughout the week to help us remember how to tell the time to the nearest 5 minutes. We have all made amazing progress and lots of…

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Jubilee Day!

Today we were celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee! We had a fun filled day, where we did lots of activities including a reading activity all about the queen, and a range of artwork we did with Year 1. We had great fun and had the opportunity to show the rest of the school what we had done in…

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Observational Sketches of Shells

Today we had to do some observational sketches of shells. We started by learning some key skills for observational sketches, which included things like looking very closely at the object you’re drawing and thinking about it’s texture. We then looked at skills for sketching and watched an artist…

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