Adventures Trails and Bush Craft
We had lots of fun learning survival skills. We made shelters and learnt how to spark a kindle for a fire. We worked as a team to complete challenges like crossing the swamp, climbing the wall and the spiders web. We enjoyed exploring the caves even if they were a bit dark and scary! We might be very wet and muddy but we had lots of fun! We all asked if we could go back tomorrow!
This week we moved the balls in different way such as rolling, throwing, kicking and bouncing.
We helped Miss Townson make a healthy lunch box. Everyone made a sandwich and we ate them together at our picnic.
We have been practicing our athletic skills ready for sports day.
We had lots of fun measuring the capacity of different containers. We measured out different volumes of water, reading the scale carefully.
Today we practiced throwing for distance as well as aiming at a target. We practiced a chest push and a howler throw. We threw beanbags into the target and tried to throw the javelin as far as we could.
We acted out a traditional tale. We took photos and turned them into a comic strip of the tale.
We heard the story of Pentecost and then created symbols of the Holy Spirit, Jesus' special helper.
When a Dragon came to school
We found footprints in the classroom. We went on an adventure to find the creature that left them. We found a dragon sleeping in his cave.
We had to move and jump in different ways around the equipment.
We found a scroll in class. it was an advert looking for knights. We wrote letters to apply to train at knight school. We designed our shield and learnt about the suit of armour.
Does the oldest person have the biggest feet?
We investigated if the oldest person has the largest feet. We then designed our own investigation about growth.
We painted our favourite traditional tale character and explained what we like about them.
We have been telling the time. We had to match the clock face to the time in words.
We had to programme the Beebot to direct him to the castle.
Multi-skills with Bleasdale School
Our new friends from Bleasdale School came to work with us today. We worked together to practice throwing and catching. We also traveled in different ways remembering to change direction.
We made models of our hands from dough.
We reflected on Jesus' journey on Good Friday.
In our Class assembly we acted out Jesus' Last Supper with his disciples.
Crosses from around the world
We thought about how Jesus died on the Cross for us and then made a Taizé cross.
Today we helped Class 1 to release the butterflies.
Class 3 told us the Easter Story in Roll Back the Stone. They were amazing!
Sewing Easter Decorations
We designed an Easter decoration. We have been very busy sewing ribbons and buttons on to felt shapes for decoration.
We tested materials to see if they let any light through.
We learnt about the traditions of visiting our mothers on the fourth Sunday of Lent, known as Mothering Sunday. We made cards and bought presents at the Mothers day sale.
We explored light and dark. We put on a puppet show. We made a dark cave and researched how nocturnal animals see in the dark. We found it lots of fun to explore our reflections in different materials.
Sorry service with Father John
As a sign that we are forgiven we burnt our confessions after Father John led us in prayer.
We used fractions to divide our pizzas and the toppings. We used shapes to help us find fractions of numbers.
We watched the colours dance through the water as fireworks dance in the sky. We investigated different colour combinations.
We visited different classrooms during science week. We investigated materials to make Astro nappies. We excavated poo from the past. We learnt how bees help pollination. We created time capsules.
We identfied features of a report. We thought about what we already knew about our chosen animal and wrote down what we wanted to find out. We used the iPads to find the answers to our questions. We will use this information in our own reports.
Class 3 read their stories to us, they were amazing! Well done Class 3.
We wanted to make a space suit for Explorer Bear. We put the materials to the test to see if they were waterproof, strong and flexible.
We shared what we wondered about the world God made for us. We looked at ways we can care for God's world.
We celebrated Shrove Tuesday by making pancakes. We designed our perfect pancake by adding yummy toppings. We wrote instructions to make perfect pancakes. We also wrote our Lenten Promises ready for our Ash Wednesday service tomorrow.
Marvelous Materials for Boats
We tested materials to find the best boat for Explorer Bear.
We tried Welsh cakes to celebrate St David's day.
We looked closely at the daffodils, a symbol of Wales.
We shared with everyone why St Bernadette is an inspirational person.
We used the atlases to locate and name the four countries and capital cites of the United Kingdom. We also named the surrounding seas and oceans.
Big questions with Father John
Thank you Father John for coming to answer our tough questions.
We went looking for God's treasure.
This week we have been practicing how to measure length and height with a ruler.
Exploring Williamson Park
We had lots of fun learning about different animals with Milo at the Butterfly House in Williamson park. We also used our mapping skills to find landmarks in different directions. We enjoyed a lovely walk through the woods.
Harold in the life education van
Harold and his friends talked to us about our feelings. We thought of three people we could talk to if we needed help.
We have been researching penguins for our information pages. Mrs Kendall popped in to help us paint some amazing penguins and write some fantastic facts about them.
We have used the compass points to give directions to find our explorer flags.
We showed everyone who are special people are. We told everyone about the special roles we have at church.
Strange creature in the deep dark woods
We found an unusual creature in the the outdoor area. We decided to write stories about the creature.
We used our map skills to identify landmarks around the school grounds.
We enjoyed relaxing our minds and bodies with Steph from Relax Kids. We are amazing!
We had lots of fun learning to ride our bikes.
We went to Hillcroft Nursing Home to sing Christmas songs to the residents. We handed out our Christmas cards too.
Are you on the nice list?
We just can't sit still, we have to tell you all about the story of the first Christmas!
We have designed and baked our own loaves.
Steph came to teach us how to calm our bodies. We were so relaxed we nearly fell asleep!
Oh no! There's a fire on Pudding Lane.
We watched as the fire took hold of Pudding Lane.
We have been planting trees. we look forward to them growing in to our own little forest.
Father John came to help us get ready for Jesus this Christmas. We thought about what we could do make sure we are ready to welcome Jesus int to our hearts and homes this Christmas.
We enjoyed exploring and and measuring capacity and volume. We didn't get too wet!
We had a magical time at the Judges' Lodgings learning about what Christmas was like in Victorian times. We were lucky enough to meet Father Christmas and sing some carols with him.
Who would live in a house like this?
Busy making model houses to recreate Pudding Lane.
We will remember them ...
Morecambe fire service showed us their fire engine and the tools they use to fight fires and rescue people.
We looked at a range of leaflets and identified the features that made us want to visit the attraction they were promoting.
We collected data in tally charts and presentend the results using pictograms and charts .
Morecambe Fire service came to talk to us about fire safety. Do you have a fire plan at home?
Which material would you use to build a house?
We investigated the positive and negative qualities of straw, sticks and bricks to build houses from.
We ordered the dates on our timeline.
We explored colour, mixing red and yellow to make orange and create different tints. We printed with leaves and took leaf rubbings.
Big Questions with Father John
Father John came to answer our Big Questions.
We created our own smoothies and evaluated them. They were yummy. Even Father John popped in to taste one!
We wrote and filmed our own weather reports.
On our second trip to the library we enjoyed listening to a story.
We used arrays to find multiplication facts.
We discovered plants need soil, water and light to grow healthy.
We explored the climates in different countries by looking at the clothes in our suitcases. We used the atlas to identify hot and cold climates and marked these on our maps.
We had lots of fun exploring shapes this week. We went on a shape walk. We made 2d shapes using geo boards and lolly sticks. We used shapes to create shape animals. We printed with 3d shapes to identify the 2d shapes on their faces.we discussed the properties of shapes. What shapes can you spot?
We used actions and pictures to help us recite poems.
How to trap the Enormous Crocodile
We set traps to catch the Enormous Crocodile.
We printed trees to show how the leaves change during each season.
We looked closely at the leaves to try and identify the trees in our school grounds.
The Enormous Crocodile Smoothie
We followed a recipe to make a pear smoothie. Yummy!