Nursery make Easter Gardens

Posted by sbrowne on 31/03/21 at 05:04 PM
The Nursery children have enjoyed making Easter Gardens this week, like the characters in our book The Easter Journal. They carefully made the crosses and laid out the soil, stones and other items. We made the tombs using upturned bowls…

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Nursery make Easter Gardens

Computing in 1B

Posted by Mrs Bradley on 31/03/21 at 02:30 PM
​For their last computing lesson of the term, 1B used Drawing Desk to create Easter cards and pictures. They had a lot of fun choosing the different colours and adding in pictures. Once they had finished they printed out their…

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Computing in 1B

RB start gymnastics

Posted by Mrs Barry on 30/03/21 at 03:04 PM
​This term we started our gymnastics topic in P.E. The children throughly enjoyed this topic and they were very good at learning the different stretches and positions. The children learnt how to make different shapes with their body, which they…

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RB start gymnastics

Great Fire of London Art

Posted by Miss Vanos on 30/03/21 at 02:46 PM
This term, 2V have been learning all about the Great Fire of London that happened in 1666. We know the causes for why it happened, the firefighting equipment that was used to put it out, factors that helped the fire…

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Great Fire of London Art

Exploring Settings in 3R

Posted by Mrs Riley on 30/03/21 at 12:02 PM
Today in our English lesson we have been exploring story settings and thinking of words which we can use to describe them. We also talked about similes and how we can use these to make our writing more interesting. The…

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Exploring Settings in 3R

Celtic Torcs

Posted by Miss James on 30/03/21 at 08:37 AM
In Year 4 the children have been enjoying designing and creating their own replica of a Celtic Torc.

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Celtic Torcs

Special Delivery!

Posted by Mr Wright on 29/03/21 at 04:18 PM
This afternoon Rev Guinness, Tipi (St Paul’s Parish Youth Worker) and I took a delivery of Easter eggs to the residents of Lambert Lodge. This is one of our local residential care homes. The parish team will be making…

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Special Delivery!

Lent Appeal 2021

Posted by Mr Wright on 29/03/21 at 08:08 AM
We have had a huge response to this year’s Lent appeal for Easter eggs. We gathered a huge pyramid of eggs. The Year 3 and 4 children have made a set of Easter cards. The clergy team are working with…

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Lent Appeal 2021

2K Tell the time

Posted by Mr Kearney on 28/03/21 at 12:48 PM
​This week in our maths lessons we have been learning how to read the time. On Tuesday, we went into the playground for our lesson. First we practised reading the hour hand, then the minute hand for o’clock, half past,…

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2K Tell the time

Left, Right, Clockwise or Anticlockwise?

Posted by Mrs Bradley on 28/03/21 at 08:18 AM
In Maths this week, 1B have been looking at positional language and direction. They have been looking at different objects around the classroom and describing where they are. Are they above, below, next to underneath or behind? They then moved…

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Left, Right, Clockwise or Anticlockwise?

PE in 1S

Posted by Miss Scott on 26/03/21 at 10:47 AM
​In our PE lessons, 1S have been putting together different movements to music. To start with, the children had to practise using their body and their facial expressions to show that they were gathering fruit and carrying a basket on…

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PE in 1S

Poetry in Class 1B

Posted by Mrs Bradley on 26/03/21 at 08:38 AM
Over the last two weeks Class 1B have been looking at poetry as part of their English work. We have looked at many different types of poems including Shape poems and Acrostic poems. As well as reading the poems we…

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Poetry in Class 1B

Use the Force!

Posted by Mr Johnston on 25/03/21 at 03:29 PM
In 5J, we have been investigating many different types of forces. We have carried out experiments to see how forces affect us in everyday life. Here we are testing whether the shape of an object affects its speed through water…

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Use the Force!

To forgive or not to forgive?

Posted by Mrs Little on 25/03/21 at 01:58 PM
Continuing our theme of Forgiveness and Hope from RE lessons, 6KL explored some everyday scenarios in our Class Assembly. We voted on whether we felt the individual should be forgiven or not, which the children really enjoyed. Our choices brought…

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To forgive or not to forgive?

RB get arty!

Posted by Mrs Barry on 25/03/21 at 11:54 AM
This week we have continued the topic of life cycles and we have been learning about the life cycle of a plant. We spent the beginning of the week planting sunflower seeds and some other flowers in the Reception garden.…

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RB get arty!

5P having fun in the sun

Posted by Mrs Pape on 25/03/21 at 09:43 AM
5P have enjoyed being back together since their return to school and have made the most of the sunny weather. They have really enjoyed being able to play together at break times again.

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5P having fun in the sun

To dig, dig, dig, dig, dig, dig is what we like to do.

Posted by sbrowne on 25/03/21 at 08:43 AM
Nursery have been enjoying being able to use our digging area again. The children have planted some seeds, and we are now watering them and hoping for flowers to come up in the summer. They have also enjoyed working together…

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To dig, dig, dig, dig, dig, dig is what we like to do.

Enjoying the great outdoors

Posted by Miss James on 22/03/21 at 09:16 PM
Year 4 have enjoyed their return to school especially being to laugh and play with their friends.

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Enjoying the great outdoors

Problem solving in P.E

Posted by Miss James on 22/03/21 at 09:10 PM
​Class 4J have been putting their problem solving skills to the test in their P.E. The children were set the tasks ordering themselves e.g. height order, alphabetical order etc, whilst stood on a bench and at times even blindfolded. the…

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Problem solving in P.E

Talktime in 5J

Posted by Mr Johnston on 22/03/21 at 08:49 AM
​Every morning, to get ourselves ‘warmed up’ for a day of learning, we have talktime - an activity based around an interesting photograph. We usually complete a quick grammar activity for this and today it was writing a sentence containing…

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Talktime in 5J

Collective Worship in 3R

Posted by Mrs Riley on 21/03/21 at 01:07 PM
​As part of our Collective Worship this week, we have been discussing the challenges we face in school and at home and celebrating our achievements. As part of the celebration we were treated to a poetry performance and also shown…

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Collective Worship in 3R

World Jigsaw

Posted by Mrs Little on 20/03/21 at 04:10 PM
In Topic in 6KL we have been exploring our ‘Mountains and Volcanoes’ unit. This week we found out about different types of mountains and how they are formed. To help the children better understand how tectonic plates piece together we…

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World Jigsaw

2K Talk Time

Posted by Mr Kearney on 19/03/21 at 04:16 PM
During our talk times this week, we completed a range of different activities. On Tuesday we had a go at answering some reading comprehension questions. On Wednesday we worked on using different coins to make totals. On Thursday we practised…

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2K Talk Time

Music in RL

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 19/03/21 at 03:55 PM
This week in music the children used the Glockenspiels to play along to known Nursery rhymes. They learnt about reading different notes and following a given rhythm.

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Music in RL

Construction area in Reception

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 19/03/21 at 03:41 PM
​The Reception children have enjoyed working together outside in the construction area to create large models. This week the children worked together to make a large pirates ship, castles, racing cars, a school and houses. To create these models the…

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Construction area in Reception

Playtime in 1B

Posted by Mrs Bradley on 19/03/21 at 12:08 PM
​Year 1 have lots of fun at playtime. They play lots of games together. Some children spend their playtime trying to score as many baskets as they can! Some work hard at trying to get the ball in the cup.…

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Playtime in 1B

Sharing is Caring in 1S!

Posted by Miss Scott on 19/03/21 at 10:27 AM
​Playtime are lots of fun, especially when the sun is shining! The children greatly enjoy playing on the playground throughout the day. It is a lovely opportunity for the children to create new games using their imagination, as well as…

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Sharing is Caring in 1S!

RB get green fingers

Posted by Mrs Barry on 18/03/21 at 08:29 AM
This week we have been enjoying the lovely weather in the Reception garden and the children were excited to become florists in the garden centre area. The children enjoyed pretending to be florists owners and customers, where they learnt how…

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RB get green fingers

Talk Time in 2V

Posted by Mr Kearney on 17/03/21 at 04:51 PM
​Today, 2V would like to share our Talk Time work from this morning. We looked at a picture of cats—at school! We discussed different questions such as ‘What is the black cat thinking?’ and ‘What do you think cats learn…

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Talk Time in 2V

2V Light Up the Room!

Posted by Mr Kearney on 17/03/21 at 04:21 PM
Since coming back to school last week, 2V have gotten right back into the swing of things. Yesterday was our 2nd Science lesson on electricity since being back at school (we started learning about it when we were locked down).…

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2V Light Up the Room!

A ‘WONDER-ful’ class reader

Posted by Mrs Little on 17/03/21 at 02:39 PM
“I know I’m not an ordinary ten-year-old kid…” 6KL have voted to read ‘Wonder’ as our next class reader. It is a heart-warming story about a young boy called August who has a rare facial deformity. He is attending school…

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A ‘WONDER-ful’ class reader

It’s a big SMALL WORLD in Nursery

Posted by sbrowne on 17/03/21 at 08:54 AM
​This week the Nursery children have been exploring small world toys in the outside area. They have created a construction site with diggers and the large hollow blocks; sorted, counted and arranged the wild animals; learnt the names of animals…

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It’s a big SMALL WORLD in Nursery

Butterfly Summer

Posted by Mr Lacy on 17/03/21 at 08:23 AM
​What is the mystery surrounding a strange Butterfly Garden in the little village of Oakbridge. Class 6TL are going to find out this summer.

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Butterfly Summer

5P getting back in the swing of things

Posted by Mrs Pape on 16/03/21 at 05:30 PM
​5P have made a really great start back to school, they have already got stuck in to their usual routines. Have a look at what they have been up to so far!

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5P getting back in the swing of things

Year 5 Amazing Maths!

Posted by Mr Johnston on 16/03/21 at 03:57 PM
​Year 5 have jumped enthusiastically back into school life as shown here, getting down to work solving problems involving percentages! We discussed efficient ways to calculate a percentage of an amount before applying this to word problems.

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Year 5 Amazing Maths!

6KL’s first week: Symbols of Forgiveness

Posted by Mrs Little on 15/03/21 at 02:32 PM
6KL have really enjoyed being back together this week and looking ahead to our learning for the rest of the term. In RE we are exploring the Easter story and what it means to Christians. We discussed the themes of…

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6KL’s first week: Symbols of Forgiveness

Welcome Back 2K!

Posted by Mr Kearney on 15/03/21 at 09:35 AM
​2K had a great first week back at school. We started reading different books by Anthony Browne in our English lessons, practised addition and subtraction in maths, and have continued with our Great Fire of London topic. The children really…

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Welcome Back 2K!

3L’s Amazing Start

Posted by Mrs Riley on 14/03/21 at 07:45 PM
​3L have settled back into school brilliantly. This week we have been working on mass in our Maths sessions. The children enjoyed investigating the weight of different foods and converting between kgs and grams. Well done 3L!

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3L’s Amazing Start

Class 6TL back at work

Posted by Mr Lacy on 12/03/21 at 12:21 PM
​6TL have all got back to work and are all trying hard at everything they do.

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Class 6TL back at work

Welcome Back 1S!

Posted by Miss Scott on 12/03/21 at 10:17 AM
1S have settled back into their routines brilliantly. I have been very impressed at the work this week - Well done 1S. In English we have been reading the book A is for Africa. The children quickly recognised it was…

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Welcome Back 1S!

Welcome Back 1B!

Posted by Mrs Bradley on 11/03/21 at 03:48 PM
1B have had an AMAZING first few days. They have settled back to school really well, remembering their old routines and following some new ones! They have been working hard this week on their English and Maths work. In Maths…

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Welcome Back 1B!

Welcome back RL

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 11/03/21 at 01:48 PM
​The children and staff in RL were all very pleased to return to school on Monday. It was lovely to see all the children returning with a smile on their faces. All children showed a positive and mature approach about…

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Welcome back RL

Nursery Settle Back

Posted by sbrowne on 10/03/21 at 03:28 PM
The Nursery really have really enjoyed being reunited with all of their classmates this week. They have liked being able to explore more resources in the classroom and have particularly engaged with the cafe role play area, where we have…

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Nursery Settle Back

Welcome back RB!

Posted by Mrs Barry on 10/03/21 at 02:31 PM
We are so happy to be back in school! The children have all settled in extremely well. They are all so happy to be back with heir friends and have settled back into their routines very quickly. ​This half term…

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Welcome back RB!

Investigating weight in 3R

Posted by Mrs Riley on 09/03/21 at 11:04 PM
​3R have had a very successful return and are enjoying being back together in school. Today in Maths they have been investigating the difference between grams and kilograms, making estimates and weighing foods typically found at home. They were very…

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Investigating weight in 3R

Year 4 Division

Posted by Miss James on 09/03/21 at 02:59 PM
​The children have enjoyed their return to school. The pupils have been all been practising their times tables over the lockdown period and have been putting their skills to the test completing division questions.

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Year 4 Division
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