Mosaics

Posted by Miss James on 30/05/21 at 08:13 PM
In the last week of term the children analysed a range of mosaics found on the London Underground and New York Subway. They then worked really hard to design and create their own mosaic.

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Mosaics

Multi skills sports Club

Posted by Miss James on 30/05/21 at 08:10 PM
The children in Year 3 have enjoyed taking part in a variety of games and sports, developing a range of skills from throwing and catching to balancing.

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Multi skills sports Club

Streetdance

Posted by Miss James on 30/05/21 at 08:03 PM
​It has been great to see the children in Year 2 learning some new moves in Streetdance Club. They have all worked extremely had to learn a small routine and master the steps. Well done.

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Streetdance

Carnival in 6TL

Posted by Mr Lacy on 29/05/21 at 05:25 PM
​The children in 6TL finished their Carnival masks this week. They were very proud of them. The shapes and colours worked perfectly.

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Carnival in 6TL

Bug Hotels in 2V

Posted by Miss Vanos on 28/05/21 at 04:54 PM
​This half term in Science, we have been learning all about food chains, habitats and micro-habitats! A micro-habitat is a small area that has the perfect conditions for a certain type of living thing. We created ‘Bug Hotels’ so that…

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Bug Hotels in 2V

Bug Hotels in 2K

Posted by Mr Kearney on 28/05/21 at 03:57 PM
​This half term, we have been learning about Living Things and their Habitats. Over the past few weeks we focused on microhabitats which are very specific, small home environments for plants, animals and insects. We looked around school and found…

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Bug Hotels in 2K

Soil Detectives in 3R

Posted by Mrs Riley on 28/05/21 at 12:45 PM
​This morning in 3R the children have been exploring and investigating different types of soils. The children found a variety of different things including an ant, a centipede and a woodlouse. They confidently identified that they had a sandy soil…

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Soil Detectives in 3R

Drawing and Writing in Nursery

Posted by sbrowne on 28/05/21 at 10:46 AM
The Nursery children were very excited that we had received a delivery of new felt tip pens. This led to lots of children doing extra drawing and writing. Here are some examples of the lovely work they have produced.

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Drawing and Writing in Nursery

Division in 1S

Posted by Miss Scott on 28/05/21 at 08:21 AM
This week the children have been solving division sums by sharing out objects. The children understood quickly that to divide a number, each group had to be equal. They all had lots of fun and worked very hard. Well done…

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Division in 1S

3R Prepare for Wimbledon!

Posted by Mrs Riley on 27/05/21 at 08:35 PM
​In PE this half term, we have been learning how to play tennis. The children have learnt how to control the ball using the racket and how to use forehand and backhand. They are becoming increasingly confident and are able…

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3R Prepare for Wimbledon!

Once Upon a Time in Reception

Posted by Mrs Barry on 27/05/21 at 04:01 PM
For our final theme in our topic, mythical and magical we learnt about fairytales. The children were excited to revisit some well known stories such as, Beauty and the Beast, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Cinderella. The children…

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Once Upon a Time in Reception

Athletics in 2K

Posted by Mr Kearney on 27/05/21 at 07:38 AM
This term in PE, we have been focusing on a variety of athletics skills and today our focus was jumping. We thought about what we could do in order to jump higher such as bending our knees and swinging our…

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Athletics in 2K

Mosaics in 3R

Posted by Mrs Riley on 26/05/21 at 07:34 PM
Today in our Topic lesson we began to create mosaics for display on the London Underground and the New York Subway. We began our lesson by looking at images of public art, which is art that is not displayed in…

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Mosaics in 3R

Athletics Competition

Posted by Mrs Little on 26/05/21 at 10:52 AM
​In Year 6 this half term we have been working on our Athletics skills. We have explored a range of throwing, jumping and running events. The children seem to have really enjoyed it and have shown a lot of progress.…

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Athletics Competition

The Stormy Rescue

Posted by Mrs Little on 25/05/21 at 08:07 PM
Year 6 are continuing to explore the text ‘The Midnight Fox’ in our English groups. Today we learnt that the main character has a choice to make: will he try and rescue the trapped fox cub or leave it there…

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The Stormy Rescue

Athletics in 5J

Posted by Mr Johnston on 25/05/21 at 03:47 PM
​As part of our athletics topic in PE, this week 5J have been working on our throwing technique - particularly javelin throwing. We looked at the correct angle to throw at and our body position. We also researched the world…

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Athletics in 5J

Year 5 problem solving

Posted by Mr Johnston on 25/05/21 at 03:47 PM
​In year 5, we have been applying our maths skills to some pretty tricky puzzles. This one - The Moons of Vuuv - involves finding common multiples. Click on the link and have a go yourself!

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Year 5 problem solving

Planning a Trip in 3R

Posted by Mrs Riley on 24/05/21 at 09:01 PM
​As part of our learning in Topic, we have been investigating what activities are available for tourists in London and New York. We used iPads to research theatre packages, picking a show to see, a place to eat and a…

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Planning a Trip in 3R

Coding in Year 1

Posted by Miss Scott on 23/05/21 at 03:50 PM
In computing, the children have been learning about coding and how to program an object to move in a certain way. To start with, they practised coding using the iPads and had a go at using directional language to describe…

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Coding in Year 1

Planting Seeds

Posted by Miss Scott on 23/05/21 at 03:44 PM
Year 1 have been learning all about plants and what they need to grow. To put their knowledge to the test, the children were all given their own seed to plant. With lots of soil, water and sunshine (hopefully), let’s…

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Planting Seeds

Which way?

Posted by Mrs Bradley on 22/05/21 at 04:39 PM
This term in their computing lessons, 1B have been looking at how to program a device so that in moves in a certain way. The children have had to learn lots of new vocabulary to help them such as clockwise…

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Which way?

Carnival is coming

Posted by Mrs Little on 22/05/21 at 04:37 PM
This week 6KL have taken the next step in our Carnival mask project. First, we used clay to create a base mould for the mask, which wasn’t as easy as the children thought it would be. They had to be…

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Carnival is coming

Butterflies in 6TL

Posted by Mr Lacy on 22/05/21 at 10:54 AM
​6TL have had a family of butterflies living there for the last week. They came as tiny caterpillars, turned into chrysalids two weeks ago, and then emerged as butterflies. On Friday they were released back into the garden.

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Butterflies in 6TL

Learning about Lions

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 21/05/21 at 06:45 PM
​This week in RL we have had fun learning about the fascinating creatures Lions. We have drawn Lion portraits using pastels, listened to different stories about Lions, learnt many interesting facts about lions and made our own fact files about…

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Learning about Lions

Sikhism in year 4

Posted by Miss James on 21/05/21 at 04:09 PM
​In year 4 this half the children have been learning about Sikhism. This allows them to have abetter understanding of worlds around the world and also to compare with their own religion. Here they are learning about the 5 K’s.

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Sikhism in year 4

Play Leaders

Posted by Miss James on 21/05/21 at 04:04 PM
This week year 3 have been receiving training from a specialist coach in playground games. They will be in charge of running set playground games for children in their year group, with the aim of getting more children active during…

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Play Leaders

Maths Mysteries in Year 6

Posted by Mrs Little on 21/05/21 at 03:45 PM
This morning we spent our Maths lesson trying out some ‘Maths Mysteries’. Each mystery had a variety of clues to solve and suspects to cross off the list. Each clue involved a different element of Maths. The children were incredibly…

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Maths Mysteries in Year 6

Counting in Nursery

Posted by sbrowne on 21/05/21 at 10:25 AM
This week in Nursery the children have been practising counting objects that can’t be moved. They have counted real objects as well as items on a worksheet but by far their favourite activity was counting the pink men on the…

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Counting in Nursery

The Power of Prayer

Posted by Mrs Little on 20/05/21 at 01:23 PM
Usually our children come together in various Collective Worship assemblies throughout the week. Due to the ongoing restrictions, children have been doing worship time in their classrooms as well as joining a weekly ‘Google Meet’ assembly led by Mr Wright…

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The Power of Prayer

Wave Paintings in 3R

Posted by Mrs Riley on 19/05/21 at 09:38 PM
​Today in 3R we have been exploring poems about the sea. We read two very different poems and talked about the images that they brought to mind. We then used water colours and tissue paper to create our own representations…

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Wave Paintings in 3R

What’s the time RB?

Posted by Mrs Barry on 19/05/21 at 02:21 PM
This week we have been exploring time in Reception. The children were introduced to a large clock face and they had to move the sticks to be able to make the different times of the day. They were very good!…

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What’s the time RB?

Investigating Fossils in 3R

Posted by Mrs Riley on 18/05/21 at 09:16 PM
​As part of our learning in Science we have been finding out about fossils and how they are made. In our lesson today we learnt about Mary Anning. We found out about the events which led to her discovering some…

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Investigating Fossils in 3R

Dodgeball

Posted by Miss James on 18/05/21 at 06:32 PM
​It has been great to see the children in Year 4 enjoying the extra- curricular clubs. Here they are having great fun playing dodgeball and planning (tactics) their next move.

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Dodgeball

Gymnastic ribbons

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 15/05/21 at 05:08 PM
​RL had fun using the gymnastics ribbons in their outside learning area. The children danced around with the ribbons showing good control and rhythm to music. Dance moves included twirling, jumping and spinning.

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Gymnastic ribbons

Bee-Bots in 2V

Posted by Miss Vanos on 14/05/21 at 04:51 PM
This week, Year 2 have been learning all about position and direction. We know that ‘our’ right and left is different to someone else’s right and left if we are both facing in different directions! Yesterday, we programmed Bee-Bots to…

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Bee-Bots in 2V

Handwriting in Reception

Posted by Mrs Barry on 14/05/21 at 04:01 PM
Every Friday the children take part in a handwriting lesson. For this lesson the children have to perform exercises that help to strengthen their gross motor skills (large movements) and fine motor skills (small movements.) The children enjoy these activities…

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Handwriting in Reception

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt . . .

Posted by Mrs Bradley on 14/05/21 at 11:34 AM
This week in their English lessons, Class 1B have been reading the book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt. For their Big Write they had to rewrite their favourite part of the story. Was it going through the Swishy swashy…

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We’re Going on a Bear Hunt . . .

Using Apostrophes

Posted by Miss James on 13/05/21 at 09:14 PM
​Class 4J have been getting to grips with the dreaded apostrophe. We often see it incorrectly used in everyday use but in lesson the children were successful in correctly using the apostrophe for plural possession. Well done!

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Using Apostrophes

Fractions of Amounts

Posted by Miss James on 13/05/21 at 09:10 PM
​In class 4J we have been learning about fractions. This has included caluvluating equivalent fractions and in this lesson finding fractions of amounts. The children worked hard and achieved the lesson goal.

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Fractions of Amounts

Recorders in Year 4

Posted by Miss James on 13/05/21 at 09:06 PM
The children have enjoyed learning the Recorder this year and in lessons have also been introduced to other instruments and their sounds. The lessons have also taught the children to read notes and use a range of musical vocabulary in…

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Recorders in Year 4

Making paper masks

Posted by Mr Lacy on 12/05/21 at 03:26 PM
​6TL have been making paper masks. They are doing this to think through the problems they will encounter when they attempt to make proper carnival masks in the coming two weeks.

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Making paper masks

RB learn the number bonds to 10

Posted by Mrs Barry on 12/05/21 at 02:28 PM
​This week the children have been using Numicon to help them learn the number bonds to 10. They had to find 2 pieces of Numicon which when added together would make 10. This was a tricky concept for the children…

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RB learn the number bonds to 10

Gymnastics in Nursery

Posted by sbrowne on 12/05/21 at 01:10 PM
The Nursery children have really been enjoying their gymnastics PE lessons this half term. We have been focusing on moving around obstacles safely and bench work. On the benches we have been learning to get up without using our hands,…

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Gymnastics in Nursery

Feelings and Emotions

Posted by Mr Lacy on 12/05/21 at 12:41 PM
​Year 6 have been exploring the emotions children experience. They have been creating freeze-frames to show how a child felt at a particular point in a story that they have been reading. Here are some of the emotions that were…

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Feelings and Emotions

6KL Carnival Masks

Posted by Mrs Little on 11/05/21 at 03:40 PM
​Year 6 are exploring Carnival Masks as part of our Topic. We will eventually create face molds out of clay and papier-mache and then paint them; however to begin we have made prototypes out of paper and then decorated them…

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6KL Carnival Masks

The Power of Poetry

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 11/05/21 at 03:12 PM
3L are learning about poetry in English lessons. Reciting poetry is a great way of learning how to use intonation and expression when reading. It is also a great way to increase confidence when speaking to an audience. Here we…

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The Power of Poetry

3L Take the Lead!

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 11/05/21 at 02:35 PM
​3L are piloting a new idea that promotes children teaching their peers and leading games at play times. Many traditional playground games have been lost over the years, so it is an absolute pleasure to hear skipping rhymes once again!…

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3L Take the Lead!

Building Bug Houses in 1S

Posted by Miss Scott on 11/05/21 at 10:13 AM
​1S have been busy building Bug Houses in Maths. The children used their brilliant knowledge of 3D shapes to have a go at designing and building their own houses. Can you spot the shapes they were able to make using…

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Building Bug Houses in 1S

Collective Worship during COVID

Posted by Mr Wright on 10/05/21 at 10:51 AM
Collective worship is a vital part of our life here at St Paul’s. It is a time each day, when we come together to pause, reflect and learn about ourselves, our faith and others. It helps us to grow together…

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Handwriting in RL

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 09/05/21 at 07:43 PM
​On Friday RL enjoyed using penpals in their handwriting lesson. They watched and joined in with examples for writing the long giraffe letters on the interactive board. These letters included: l, i, t, j, u, y.

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Handwriting in RL

Making Circuits

Posted by Mr Lacy on 08/05/21 at 12:02 PM
​6TL have been testing different wires in simple circuits. They have been trying to find out if the type of wire will change the brightness of the bulb. They created images to show their results.

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Making Circuits

All that glitters….

Posted by sbrowne on 07/05/21 at 02:19 PM
This week in Nursery we have been reading the story Aladdin. The children have thought about what they would wish for if they had 3 wishes from a Genie like Aladdin did, and many like Aladdin are wishing things for…

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All that glitters….

Year 6 morning exercise

Posted by Miss James on 05/05/21 at 09:26 PM
​It was great to see the Year 6 children this week taking part in the Teach Active Maths/English Morning Club. This is a great opportunity for the children to develop their maths and English skills in an active way. It…

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Year 6 morning exercise

Explanations

Posted by Miss James on 05/05/21 at 09:08 PM
In year 4 the children have been learning how to write explanations. They were set the challenge of orally explaining how a machine worked. This was a wonderful task and great to see the children developing their speaking and listening…

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Explanations

Handwriting in Year 4

Posted by Miss James on 05/05/21 at 09:05 PM
The children in Year 4 have been working hard to use cursive handwriting whilst also practising key spellings. Well done and keep up the hardwork.

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Handwriting in Year 4

An interesting find for RB

Posted by Mrs Barry on 05/05/21 at 02:11 PM
This week we are learning about dragons and the children have been incredibly excited as they found some ‘dragon’ eggs in our outdoor learning environment. The children decided that the Mummy dragon must of dropped them as she was flying…

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An interesting find for RB

How Much Money?

Posted by Mrs Bradley on 05/05/21 at 11:44 AM
For their Maths work this week, Class 1B have been learning about money. In today’s lesson, they had to put some coins in to a purse for their partner to add up and find the total. They all worked very…

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How Much Money?

Exploring Microhabitats

Posted by Mr Kearney on 04/05/21 at 07:48 PM
​As part of our science unit on Living Things and their Habitats, we went outside to explore the microhabitats around our school. We made observations about the mini-beasts that were living in these microhabitats and thought about how these creatures…

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Exploring Microhabitats

1S Make Iced Sea Biscuits

Posted by Miss Scott on 03/05/21 at 06:50 PM
In English, Year 1 have been doing lots of work around the book ‘The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch.’ On Friday, the children had a go at decorating their own biscuit. They had to think of a beach design, choose their colours…

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1S Make Iced Sea Biscuits

Castles and Palaces

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 03/05/21 at 01:40 PM
​This week in Reception the children were learning about different Castles and Palaces in England. They looked at photos and listened to facts about Windsor Castle, Leeds Castle, Hampton Court and Buckingham palace. The children then wrote words to describe…

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Castles and Palaces
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