How to catch a dragon

This term we spotted a dragon in our Year 2 classroom! We decided to write instructions for how to catch a dragon and now he is safely back home with his family. Great work Year 2.

Super Sentence Writer – Year 1

Every morning, we start out day practicing our sentence writing skills. Each Friday we chose a Super Sentence Writer – somebody who has worked hard on their capital letters, finger spaces, full stops and handwriting. Congratulations to this week’s winner, although it’s tricky to tell who it is in his superhero disguise!

Internet safety with Smartie the Penguin – Year 1

Today we read about Smartie the Penguin and helped him to make good choices along the way as he thought about staying safe when he used the internet. We made penguin masks and sang his mum’s song about internet safety: ‘Before you tap and click … You need to stop and think … And tell someone’.

Support from First Response

The last few months have been tough and we know some families are under more pressure than ever. If you need extra support as a parent or carer, keep watching to find out more about support available or call the First Response team on: 0117 903 6444.

Vulnerable children may be more at risk of being harmed at the moment. If you see or hear something that worries you, let First Response know so they can help them.

How many left? Year 1 Maths

Today we started to look at subtraction in Year 1. We worked as part of small teams to look at problems and use counters to find out ‘how many left’. Tomorrow we will move on from using objects, and start to think of different strategies to find out ‘how many left’.

Design a mural competition

Thank you to all of the children who have already submitted their entries to our competition to design your own mural in the style of Michele Curtis and her ‘Seven Saints of Saint Pauls’. I can see lots of you have done a lot of research into the life of the person you would like to celebrate. The standard has been incredibly high. I have attached some examples for inspiration! Remember, the winner’s design will be featured in our school History display. If you would like to enter, please hand your design to your class teacher by Wednesday 21st October.

Fantastic Fossils in Year 3

Year 3 became paleontologists today as we studied real life fossils! These fossils were found in Lyme Regis at the Jurrasic Coast. We discussed how you can see the fossil cast and the sediment within it as well as comparing shapes, sizes and colours of the different fossils. Have you ever been fossil hunting? Have you ever found been lucky enough to find a fantastic fossil?