Time Capsules!

It is our first week in Year 2 so we decided to make time capsules. We discussed what time capsules were and why they are so important, we thought they were super interesting! Then we carefully decorated a paper cup to make our time capsule, and wrote our name and "Do not open until July…

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Using our gift to help others

Today in RE we were looking at how we can use our gift to help others. We looked at Matthew 7:21 which says " Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven." We discussed how this meant we have to…

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Life in the Stone Age!

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This half term, we will be looking at "The Stone Age Boy" book in our English lessons. Today was an experience day where we were able to try some of the things that people would have done in the stone age! We had a go at some fishing, weaving, sewing,…

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Fruits of the Holy Spirit

This week in RE, we looked at 'The Fruits of the Holy Spirit', which are the fruits which grow inside us with the help of the Holy Spirit. They are love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. 

We had the outline of various fruits and had to use…

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Cave Art

Today in Topic, we travelled back to the Stone Age! We had a look at some cave art and discussed what we could see in the images. Then, we had a try at creating our very own cave paintings. First, we stained our paper using teabags. Then, we practiced using cocktail sticks to paint our…

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River sketches

Today we had a tricky lesson or learning how to draw in perspective, making things look like they are going into the distance. We did a super job. 

After we'd had some practice, we draw a sketch of a river going into the distance. We used a quadrant to help us and shading to make it…

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Celebrating Jesus' Resurrection

As part of this week's RE lesson, we made our own stained glass windows to celebrate Jesus' Resurrection. We made them bright and colourful, so when the sun shines through it will remind us that Jesus is our light.

 

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The Festival of Holi

Year 3 celebrated the Hindu Festival of Holi this term, which is also known as the "Festival of Love", the "Festival of Colours", and the "Festival of Spring". They read the ancient story that celebrates the eternal and divine love of Radha and Krishna and created an art piece linked to…

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Easter art and design project

Behind the scenes of the hard work and creativity of Year 3 working on their Easter project of recreating the Last Supper. 

The children made salt dough to create the plates of food, used clay to make the disciples and Jesus and built the table out of wood and materials. They had so much fun…

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Whole School Easter Project

During Easter week, Mrs Nadin challenged each class to create a piece of Art/DT work to match their part of the Easter story.

As you can see, all of the entries were fantastic and Mrs Frize had a tough choice selecting the winning class. 

The winner was Year 3 with their fabulous creation of…

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Pandora's box

Throughout this half term, we have been reading different Greek myths and discussion the moral message of the stories. We decided to create our own versions of Pandora's box and filled it with everything that came out of the box: hate, sickness, anger, jealousy and death. We made sure we also…

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Seasonal changes

Today, Year 1 were looking closely at deciduous and evergreen trees and the changes in seasons. Our afternoon was full of leaf hunting, leaf collecting, dot painting and leaf printing. 

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