Songkran

We have been learning about Songkran which is a Buddhist festival. It celebrates the new year, and during this time they throw lots of water around as part of their festivities. We learned all about the significance of the things that they do. We had to colour a 'shirt' in bright colours (as this…

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Making Easter Hats

This afternoon, we had a bit of fun making some Easter crafts. We had to make an easter crown by decorating all the different parts and then putting it all together! It was great fun and they looked fantastic!

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Telling the Time

Today we have been learning to tell the time in 5-minute intervals. We had to match the clock to the correct time. It was a little tricky, but we are definitely starting to get the hang of it! 

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A Balanced Diet

This week in PSHE, we have been learning about the importance of a balanced diet.  We learned that in order to be healthy, we need to eat the right amount of food from each food group. Most of the food we eat shout be fruit, veg, and carbohydrates, and the smallest part of our diet should be…

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Forgiveness

This week in collective worship, we were thinking about forgiveness. We learned how Jesus said we should always try and forgive people. We spoke about how sometimes this is hard, but it is what Jesus would want us to try and do. We took some pictures which we thought reflected showing…

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The Offertory

This week in RE we have been looking at The Offertory. This is when we bring the gifts of bread and wine during Mass. We talked about how when we take the gift of bread and wine, we are also taking lots of invisible gifts with us too. Jesus wants us to show love, forgiveness, and kindness, and so…

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Creating a New Traction Man

This week we will be creating our own version of the 'Traction Man' story. Our first step of planning was to create a main character. We had to design what our new Traction Man (or Woman) would look like, and what they would wear. We labelled them using exciting adjectives. We can't wait to see…

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Sequences

This week in maths we are learning about sequences. We learned that sequences can be numbers or shapes, all we need to know is that they follow a pattern! We had a go at making some simple sequences on our whiteboards for our partners to continue. We then moved on to looking at how we can describe…

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Celebrating Holi

Today, we looked at the Hindu festival of Holi. We learned that it marks the start of spring. We learned the story of the evil king and how during Holi we remember that good triumphs evil. We had to act out the story and then we had to make a storyboard to retell the story in our own words. We…

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Creating Art in the Style of L.S Lowry

In Topic we have been learning about the life of LS Lowry. This week we looked closely at his work and recreated some in a similar style. We spoke about perspective and how things that are close look bigger. We used watercolor paints to make the background and then used charcoal to make the…

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Finding quarters of amounts

This week we have been recapping our learning of fractions. Last half term, we learned that to find a quarter of amounts, we have to split them into 4 equal groups. We worked at doing this practically through using things like the bar model and drawing dots or using counters. This half term, we…

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St Joseph's Penny

This year for Lent, we are raising money for St Joseph's penny. We will be collecting any spare change and putting it in the milk bottle. Some children spent some time today decorating out 'St Joseph's penny box' and it turned out looking great! We can hopefully get the bottle filled and raise…

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