French Day

At Prince Edward, our KS2 pupils learn French and we are lucky enough to have Jacques Bartolemy teaching our pupils. This week, we organised a day for all our KS2 children to learn French across many varied subjects. There was food tasting (including trying snails in garlic butter);

cycling, art (in the style of pointillism); DT models of the Eiffel Tower,

dance, sand art and orienteering solving French clues.

Healthy Living Week

Here at Prince Edward, we take part in lots of events and themed weeks. Just before the half term holiday, the whole school got involved in Healthy Living Week and everyone got stuck in! I can’t thank the teachers enough for the activities they planned and the visitors they arranged to come in. The children loved Healthy Living Week and showed me just how active they really are! 

Children enjoyed circuit training in the school hall. Just look at some of the activities they did.

Outside at break time, children used special bikes with food blenders attached, and made healthy smoothies. The faster they pedalled, the smoother the smoothie!

Children took part in yoga class. This improves flexibility, bone health, blood flow and perfects posture. 

 

Children enjoyed boxing! 

A doctor was even invited in to talk to children about healthy lifestyles and the things doctors do. 

French Day!

In our school, the staff love to make learning fun and inspiring. We enjoy themed weeks and celebrations! This week, for example, the whole school have been baking cakes, buns and goodies raising money for a charity very dear to all our hearts: Macmillan Cancer Charity. Today, is the day we count up how much we have raised. 

Yesterday, the Key Stage 2 staff arranged for the children to sign up for workshops around school. This meant that older brothers and sisters could sign up for the same activity as their younger brother or sister. We love to mix things up like that. Everyone enjoyed this way of working. The staff ensured that all the activities were linked to the modern foreign language we study in our school: French. For our oldest children, they have become quite fluent. They’ve been speaking French for three years or more. We are lucky in our school though, because we have Monsieur Jacques Barthelemy (who is native French speaker) and he teaches French to everyone, so he knows exactly what each child has learnt in the past. 

The school was totally absorbed in everything French, from music workshops, to food tasting, bread baking and cycling. There were a wide range of activities that the children could sign up for, and the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves, learning lots of new skills and knowledge. Here is a selection of what they got up to…

DT

food tasting

orienteering

pe games

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tour de prince

 

When Charlie Bear Came to Visit from the Children’s University

What a great time I’ve had at Prince Edward Primary! I’ve made so many new friends and I have taken part in so many different after school activities.

Charlie Bear 1

 

Yummy – I really enjoyed after school Cooking Club with the Key Stage 2 children. We made a delicious fresh pasta salad.

Tired – after school Tag Rugby was brilliant. Meet the team.

Charlie Bear 2

I got to sing a song in Razzamataz; shoot and score at Netball club; practice my downward dog at Cosmic Kidz; and build a tower in Construction Club. There was so much to do at Prince Edward.

Charlie Bear 3

During the Easter holiday, I had the opportunity to attend Easter Eggstravaganza with all the Year 6 children. I couldn’t believe all the activities we could take part in including: inflatable obstacle course, SUFC coach, Easter Egg Hunt, SPaG & general knowledge quizzes, Spring crafts, multiplication challenges, and many more. If we attended every day or won a quiz, we had some great prizes to choose from – I really wanted the tickets for Jump!

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My maths and literacy skills were put to the test when I went to some after school tutor sessions. Parts of it were easy; other bits were very tricky but I persevered.

Thank you Prince Edward, I have had an amazing time visiting your school and meeting all the children. You do so many interesting activities after school.