2B measure objects in metres

Posted by Mrs Barry on 27/02/22 at 05:38 PM
In our maths lessons this week, 2B have been looking at metre sticks and measuring how long certain objects are in our classroom. They had to decide which objects to measure with a metre stick and which to measure with…

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2B measure objects in metres

Florence Nightingale visits Year 2

Posted by Mrs Barry on 27/02/22 at 05:29 PM
Year 2 were very excited to have Florence Nightingale visit St Paul’s School. She spent the morning talking to the children about her life and how she helped as a nurse. The children were captivated by her and it was…

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Florence Nightingale visits Year 2

Our Carbon Footprint

Posted by Mr Kearney on 27/02/22 at 10:52 AM
​5K have been thinking about our impact on the environment. We considered the ways in which our actions and behaviours affect the natural world, and then thought of ways in which we could act that could lesson our carbon footprints.

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Our Carbon Footprint

Emotional Wellbeing in 6TL

Posted by jason on 27/02/22 at 09:03 AM
​6TL have been thinking about Emotional wellbeing. They created ‘Blackout’ poems to express some of their feelings.

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Emotional Wellbeing in 6TL

Poetry by 3C

Posted by jason on 26/02/22 at 11:00 PM
The children in 3C were busy understanding that poems are written for different reasons, and recognising how a poet uses poetry as a voice to express their own feelings and views. Poetry is a form of expression. First, the children…

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Poetry by 3C

2V Create Clay Memorials

Posted by Miss Vanos on 25/02/22 at 04:50 PM
To finish off our work on Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole, 2V created memorials for them out of clay. We started by thinking of some symbols that we associate with each woman. For example, mops and lanterns for Florence Nightingale…

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2V Create Clay Memorials

Where food comes from

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 25/02/22 at 03:51 PM
​In topic this half term the children are learning about where food comes from in the world. They have looked at maps and located where items come from within the UK. Today the class visited Morrisons and went on a…

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Where food comes from

3C Planted Spring Bulbs

Posted by jason on 14/02/22 at 12:03 AM
3C had an opportunity to plant Spring bulbs with Mr Wright. The children explored different garden equipment and the conditions that plants can grow in. They really enjoyed doing this activity. Gardening requires children to practice and hone in on…

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3C Planted Spring Bulbs

Roman Dance in 3C

Posted by jason on 13/02/22 at 11:44 PM
The theme in PE was ‘Dance’ and the children learned how to dance like Roman warriors. the pupils performed the actions in response to the following commands: Into battle: march around the space Attack: lunge around the space Cavalry: gallop…

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Roman Dance in 3C

Chinese New Year in 3C

Posted by jason on 13/02/22 at 10:58 PM
3C celebrated Chinese New Year. The children were given a play script for the Chinese New Year’s story and every child had lines to say and a role to play that they really enjoyed. They also worked in groups to…

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Chinese New Year in 3C

Free Verse in Year 5 and 6

Posted by jason on 13/02/22 at 05:41 PM
​Year 5 and 6 have been writing free verse poems in English. They have looked at poems by Benjamin Zephaniah over the last two weeks, and this week they wrote their own poem, on a theme that was important to…

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Free Verse in Year 5 and 6

Footsteps in Faith

Posted by Mrs Little on 13/02/22 at 03:42 PM
Recently, we celebrated St. Paul’s Week in school; a week to remember and reflect on the teachings of our school’s Patron Saint. As part of the celebration every child in school from Nursery to Year 6 decorated a footprint outline.…

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Footsteps in Faith

Roanoke

Posted by Mrs Little on 13/02/22 at 03:35 PM
To end our unit on Tudor Explorations, 6KL worked together to plan and then build our own Tudor settlement in the New World, based on Roanoke. The children enjoyed choosing their part of the model and putting it all together.…

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Roanoke

Children’s Mental Health Week

Posted by Mrs Little on 13/02/22 at 03:17 PM
We marked Children’s Mental Health Week in 6KL in a number of ways. We spent some time discussing the importance of self-care, and looking after our own mental and emotional health. The children were fantastic at offering each other advice…

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Children’s Mental Health Week

Provisions for a voyage

Posted by Mrs Little on 13/02/22 at 03:08 PM
In 6KL this half term we have been learning about Tudor Exploration. We researched the foods that would have been available on board and why certain foods were eaten more often. ‘Ship’s Biscuits’ were a staple part of a sailor’s…

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Provisions for a voyage

Spring Cheer

Posted by Mr Wright on 11/02/22 at 04:30 PM
On Thursday pupils in Year 1 and Year 3 helped to plant spring bulbs in an overgrown piece of land next to the park, between our school sites. Earlier in the month council workers cut back the shrubs. The Friends…

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Spring Cheer

Sculpting in 1L

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 11/02/22 at 01:55 PM
​Topic lessons cover a multitude of curriculum areas. Here are the children getting to grips with the art, design and technology elements of the curriculum… whilst having a lot of fun! The learning objective was to use clay and modelling…

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Sculpting in 1L

Amphibian? Reptile? Mammal?

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 11/02/22 at 01:35 PM
1L have been learning how to classify animals according to their scientific characteristics. Science lessons have become very competitive as table groups race to group animals correctly in the fastest time!

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Amphibian? Reptile? Mammal?

RE in 1L

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 11/02/22 at 01:20 PM
​Learning about other religions is interesting and leads to understanding and respect. IL have been learning about Judaism this term. Here we are looking at Jewish artefacts and learning about their importance to followers of the Jewish faith.

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RE in 1L

1L have a blast from the past!

Posted by Mrs Lewis on 11/02/22 at 12:58 PM
​Yesterday’s Florence Nightingale workshop was the culmination of a half term learning about the impact of both Nightingale and Mary Seacole on modern nursing and hospital care. The children were fascinated to learn more about the life of Nightingale from…

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1L have a blast from the past!

Making Switches in 6TL

Posted by jason on 11/02/22 at 08:50 AM
​6TL have been trying to solve a problem. They are trying to make a switch that will turn on and off all the lights of a traffic light. You can see them trying to do this in the pictures.

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Making Switches in 6TL

Gymnastics in 6TL

Posted by jason on 10/02/22 at 07:17 PM
​6TL have been practising different gymnastic shapes and movements. This week they put it all together into a short sequence.

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Gymnastics in 6TL

4J Kindness Swans

Posted by Miss James on 10/02/22 at 06:06 PM
​Class 4J have been learning about Buddhism and the importance of kindness. The children listened to the Buddhist story ‘Siddhartha and the Swan’ and the created their own origami swan and writing on the wing their own tips of kindness

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4J Kindness Swans

Coding in 4J

Posted by Miss James on 10/02/22 at 06:01 PM
In 4J the children have been using Ipad to create Algorithms (code) to create a specific outcome.

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Coding in 4J

Samba

Posted by Miss James on 10/02/22 at 05:56 PM
This term the children in year 4 enjoyed Curriculum enrichment day, were they learnt how to play a range of drums used to produce Samba music.

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Samba

Kindness Swans

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 10/02/22 at 04:26 PM
​In RE 4L are learning about Buddhism. Today the children listened to the story of Siddhartha and the Swan. They discussed what is kindness and how it can be shown according to Buddhist teachings. To remember the message learnt from…

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Kindness Swans

Working together in 4L

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 10/02/22 at 04:21 PM
​In 4L the children were doing some problem solving in maths involving fractions. The children worked together discussing the steps needed to solve the problems. Great supportive team work was shown during the lesson.

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Working together in 4L

Reception Make Music

Posted by Mrs Riley on 10/02/22 at 03:04 PM
As part of our music lessons, we have begun to explore the glockenspiels. We learnt how to hold the beaters and to locate different notes. We then experimented making high sounds and low sounds. After half term we shall be…

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Reception Make Music

Problem Solving with Lego

Posted by Mr Kearney on 08/02/22 at 08:27 PM
​As part of our problem solving lesson on Friday, children from 5K were tasked with using positional language to describe a pattern to a partner. One child made a construction out of lego consisting of approximately 8 pieces. They then…

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Problem Solving with Lego

Water Resistance Investigation

Posted by Mr Kearney on 08/02/22 at 08:15 PM
​This term in science, we have been learning about forces. This week, our focus was water resistance. We were tasked with planning a fair experiment to test the effect of the shape of an object on how it sunk when…

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Water Resistance Investigation

5K Prepare for a Tudor Journey

Posted by Mr Kearney on 08/02/22 at 08:08 PM
As part of our topic on Tudor exploration, we have been learning about the different job roles on board Tudor ships. Last week, children from 5K chose a job on board a Tudor ship and wrote a letter of application…

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5K Prepare for a Tudor Journey

5K Enjoy Curriculum Enrichment Day

Posted by Mr Kearney on 08/02/22 at 08:04 PM
On Thursday 20th January 5K enjoyed a Samba drumming workshop as part of curriculum enrichment day. We were introduce to the Surdo (drum), the ganza (rattle) and the tamborim and got the chance to create our own samba style rhythm.

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5K Enjoy Curriculum Enrichment Day

Safer Internet Day 2022

Posted by Mr Johnston on 07/02/22 at 09:50 PM
​Tuesday 8th February is Safer Internet Day! At St. Paul’s, we will be celebrating the day by taking part in activities and games that involve this year’s theme: All Fun and Games? Exploring Respect and Relationships Online. Parents can visit…

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Safer Internet Day 2022

Understanding Fractions in 3C

Posted by jason on 06/02/22 at 12:08 AM
In maths, we’ve been learning about fractions. To understand it and apply that knowledge in real life, children were given a task called ‘Fair Feast’. In this task, they were supposed to share different food items with different children and…

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Understanding Fractions in 3C

Different Parts of a Flower in 3C

Posted by jason on 05/02/22 at 11:13 PM
In our Science lesson this week, we’ve been learning about different parts of a flower. This was a difficult concept for the children however, dissecting real flowers visually showed them different parts. As a result, children are able to identify…

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Different Parts of a Flower in 3C

3D Shapes in Year 1

Posted by jason on 05/02/22 at 08:41 PM
We have been learning about shapes and all the different properties. In Maths, the children were challenged to build as many 3D shapes as they could. As a class, we spoke about which shapes were the easiest to build and…

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3D Shapes in Year 1

Biscuits for 6TL

Posted by jason on 05/02/22 at 06:27 PM
​6TL spent a day this week making Biscuits. They were special biscuits that will last for many weeks. Five centuries ago sailors who were travelling to the New World needed food that would last the whole voyage. That food was…

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Biscuits for 6TL

Making medicines like Mary Seacole

Posted by Mrs Barry on 04/02/22 at 11:52 AM
In our topic lesson this week, we have been learning about Mary Seacole. Today the children got the chance to explore a range of different objects, which were placed on their tables. Some of these included; mint, ginger, garlic, oranges,…

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Making medicines like Mary Seacole

Reception and Nursery celebrate Chinese New Year

Posted by Mrs Riley on 03/02/22 at 09:24 PM
This week we have been learning about Chinese New Year. We began our week by reading a story about two little girls named Bo and Evie, who had lots of fun taking part in Chinese New Year celebrations with their…

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Reception and Nursery celebrate Chinese New Year

What is a Cinquain?

Posted by Miss James on 03/02/22 at 07:28 PM
This term the children in year 4 have been studying a range of poems from Haikus to Cinquains. They have worked very hard to ensure the correct number of syllables are used within each line of their poem, alongside sticking…

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What is a Cinquain?

Portraits of St Paul

Posted by Miss James on 03/02/22 at 07:16 PM
During St Paul’s week the pupils in year 4 used oil pastels to create their own portraits of St Paul. It was great to see how the children used a range of skills learnt in topic lessons to create their…

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Portraits of St Paul

The countryside

Posted by Miss James on 03/02/22 at 07:08 PM
​This term the children have experimented with a range of materials to create their artwork. They worked especially hard using water colour paints to produce a lovely countryside painting.

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The countryside

Saint Paul art in 4L

Posted by Mrs Lonsdale on 03/02/22 at 04:25 PM
​To celebrate Saint Paul’s in school the children listened to how Saint Paul changed his life and became a Christian. We discussed how we can learn from his actions and become better people. The children used oil pastels to make…

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Saint Paul art in 4L

1S get Musical!

Posted by jason on 02/02/22 at 08:07 AM
1S had lots of fun on curriculum day. They spend the day making musical instruments, decorating biscuits to look like a drum and also learning lots about junk percussion. The children loved the workshop and greatly enjoyed finding out about…

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1S get Musical!
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