Aspire not to have more, but to be more.
These are the words of Oscar Romero. He spoke out against things that he knew were wrong.
Something magical happened in our school hall this morning! A pharaoh made his way back from the land of Two Fields to help us learn about the wonders of Ancient Egypt. We helped him build his pyramid and learned all about the gruesome practice of mummification.
How many different shapes can you identify , label and classify? We all worked really hard to identify all the different shapes today and realised shape is tricky !
In science today we were doing experiments for our topic of forces, we were looking at gravity and forming craters.
Welcome back Class 4 September 2018
This morning we got to go outside and fly our kites we have made! Everyone had a lot of fun and hopefully we’ll do it again soon!
Over the half term we have been doing various projects to show what we learned about Anglo-Saxons. We’ve had amazing model villages, including one made of cake! Which the teachers have promised not to eat!
Be safe, be seen!
Today we had Roy, Martin and Paul from Morecambe Fire Station came to talk to us about road safety. We had a lot of fun and learned a lot about how to stay safe on the road.
Today, we had a theme day in Class 4, we built temples, made clay vases and even tasted Greek food! Everyone had a fun (but messy) day!
Today, Class 4 led an assembly to tell us all about Oscar Romero, a man who gave his life to the people of El Salvador. We all learned a lot and Class 4 did an amazing job!
Ration Stew? Yes please!
Class 4 were busy on Friday making a ration stew just like they’d eat in the war! The stew consisted of corned beef, potatoes, carrots and turnips. It was delicious!
We Will Remember Them
Today Class 4 led a Remembrance Assembly to think about and give thanks to those who gave their lives in World Wars 1 and 2. The entire school were very respectful and had a lot to think about and be grateful for.
Today Class 4 worked hard to support the British Legion Poppy Appeal by making the poppies to sell around school.
Our final fun filled day at Condover Hall was really hightastic. Everyone pushing their limits higher and higher !! Well done everyone!! 👍🏀🏆🎖
We then got rid of some frustration 🤺 fencing!!! All the children enjoyed this especially Aaliyah who was like a woman possessed!!!
Another day of challenging activities and lots more fun!!
We began today with archery or orienteering followed by either abseiling or climbing. All the children challenged themselves and felt a real sense of achievement as they conquered some fears. 😲
The children took part in laser conquest this afternoon - "It is the best thing ever because the gun looked like a laser and I shot Mrs Townley and Mrs Saunders through the windows when they weren't looking hahahaha," James.
One tired girl 😴😴😴😴😴
Tonight was mini olympics in the rain !!! We have invented countries , written our own national anthems and competed in fun races to help tire us all out !! (Or so Mrs Townley hopes !!!) All children are behaving fabulously and we haven't had a single tear.
We have had a fabulous time here at Condover Hall , we still have three full days left , it will be very fun but hopefully not as wet . Everyone didn't get much sleep except me love from Kennedy.😀😯
This morning all the children enjoyed building rafts and kayaking , everyone got very wet but had a splashing time !!!
After a a huge lunch we went body zorbing or to survival skills - both of which left us very muddy and wet AGAIN 😂😁!!!
Condover Hall 23/10/17
We have arrived safely after a very quiet journey !! The children have all settled into their rooms and our first activity is DANCE!!
Don't Stop Believing
in music this half term Class 4 have been discovering different styles of music based around Journey's "Don't Stop Believing" we have discovered new bands, new artists and even got to make our own bands to cover the song!
Over the last half term Class 4 have been learning all about Bollywood dancing with Jess from Motion Fitness. We've learned how to do some basic Bollywood steps such as "Chicken steps", "Bhangra shoulders" and "Classical hands". We've also learned how to move from one place to another while still using our movements and even got to use scarves just like real Bollywood dancers! Keep checking back for a video performance of our dance!
Future England stars!
A couple of weeks ago, 8 of our pupils, Mrs. Townley and Mr. Hanmer went to Lancaster and Morecambe College for a football competition which had 23 other schools taking part, it was a massive event! We came 4th in our group, played some amazing football and the school is very proud of our team! Well done Josh, Ciaran, Shane, Charlie, Christian, Charlotte, Martha and Joseph!
A Gassy Classroom!
In theme Class 4 have been looking at World War 2. We have even made our own gas masks and boxes as well as trying on real gas masks from WW2!
Today Class 4 faced and conquered new fears, as we defied gravity at Salt Ayre. Well done to everyone for rising to the challenge!!!
Today Class 4 responded to Pope Frances' challenge to care for our common home. Through our assembly, we looked in more detail at "Laudato Si" and how, as a school, we can respond to this challenge.
Today Class 4 visited Carnforth Congregational Church for a walk through Easter. We worked alongside NISCU, who help bring Christian Unity to all communities. We had a fabulous time and asked many questions - helping us to recognise the importance of Easter. Class 4 were excellent ambassadors for our school at all times. Well done Class 4 - I am very proud of you all 😍👍!
Welcome the Stranger - R.E. Week
Jazz!! What an enjoyable afternoon listening to and playing Jazz.
We have looked at light and shadows in science, creating our own shadows puppets play.
World Book Day - we enjoyed visiting all the classes to hear different stories, from different authors.
The Lampedusa Cross
Class 4 had a very thought provoking session with Carol today , thinking about refugees and how we can help . Many thanks Carol xx
Class 4 enjoyed celebrating the Year of Mercy. We joined other Catholic Schools from Lancashire, as we followed the steps of the Catholic Martyrs through the streets of Lancaster.
Year of Mercy - Bury the dead.
This week we were visited by Mrs Townson, who works at our local hospice, St John's. We looked at the Corporal work of Mercy, bury the dead and the importance of remembering all those who have died.
Macmillan Coffee Morning!
Macmillan Coffee Morning.
This morning Class 4 held a Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Trust. With help of donations, from our fabulous supportive parents, the morning was a big success. Many parents, grandparents and Parishioners joined us to support this fabulous cause. We would just like to say a BIG thank you to you all!!
Physical Geography in Ancient Maya!
This week we have looked at the physical geography of the lands inhabited by the Ancient Maya people. We have created 3d images of the lands and considered how the landscape affected how the people lived.
This week in school we have reported on the opening of a new theme park in Kent, "Laughter Land". We enjoyed broadcasting and recording our reports with each other.
Roald Dahl Day!
Class 4 have thoroughly enjoyed our day dressed up as Characters from the Roald Dahl books. We have completed a range of book tasks including inventing our own "Wonka" delicacies.
Marian Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes on Tuesday 24th May