Today, there is so much going on we just had to share it. Our children, across school are involved in so much today.
Our resident French teacher, Monsieur Barthelemy teaches all our KS2 pupils weekly. They are making excellent progress and today our Y5s were explaining what the weather was like in France.
Our pupils in our school learn to play the violin. The whole of Year 5 have just started to learn how to play and follow simple musical notation and some of our pupils have elected to study the violin for a second year and take part in a select group. Heather Cordwell is our resident music teacher.
Andy Messer (professional story teller and writer) spends a day in our school each week. He’ll be part of our school for the full year! We are so lucky to have our literacy sessions enriched with his skills and enthusiasm. Today he was working with y4 and he led the whole school assembly at the end of the day captivating every single one of us.
Many of our year groups have been baking for Macmillan Cancer Support today. Y2s have made flapjack and the Y6s baked vegan brownies! The school has smelt wonderful today. Not only are the children involved in fundraising, but the staff have been baking all week to raise money for this worthy cause.
Our Y3s have been learning about the Stone Age since they started this school year. They’ve been up to all sorts. Today, they went in to our Secret Garden working as archaeologists to discover hidden artefacts.
What will everyone get up to tomorrow?
Just look at the learning in the outdoor provision. Our Nursery children were learning all sorts! I always enjoy exploring with them.
Fetching and carrying. Pouring and spilling.
“And what are you two doing?”
“We’re kicking and counting.”
” Oh! How does that work?”
“First you kick it. Then you count it.”
“What have you got?”
“I’ve got a four.”
“Is he right?”
“Oh yeah. He’s got a four. There’s four dots. Look.” (He also showed me four fingers for good measure)
“Can I have a go?”
“Yeah, but no one’s got a six yet.”
….I got a 2!
The two boys then went on to keep score of who was winning after each kick-and-count!