Author visits Year 2 and Reception
Year 2 and Reception were visited by the author and illustrator Sean Perkins who came to share his new book ‘Oscar and Ben The Birthday Party.’ The children were gripped from the beginning until the end, joining in with repeated refrains and rhymes as well as chuckling at the humorous parts. They…
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Nursery Maths and Computing
Last week in Nursery we combined our computing and maths skills to complete a job.
We were using the iPads on an interactive game of counting the ladybird spots.
Lots of children were able to practise their subsidising skills for numbers 1-3, and some children were able to subsidise…
Year 3 and 4 walked down to our local bowling green to take part in a bowling tournament against other local schools. They had a great time learning a new sport. Some of the children were very good at it and wanted to go again, in their own time.
Summer Term Library Visit
Year 4 visited their local library this morning. They were able to return or renew their books from their last visit. Next they perused the shelves and chose a book to withdraw and take home to read. Some children found it difficult to choose because there were so many fabulous books to choose…
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Y6 Art inspired by Terry Gilecki
Year 6 have been studying the work of Terry Gilecki, an artist who is well known for his love of water and koi carp. The children experimented with the effects that can be achieved by adding salt to a surface painted with watercolour. They used a range of materials and methods to apply paint and…
Year 2 Whitehaven museums trip
In Year 2 we are learning about the history of significant people and events in Whitehaven. We spent the morning on a harbour trail with Alan from the Beacon museum. He told us all about the history of the harbour and the mines. The children were very excited to see the sea locks being opened to…
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Year 3 celebrate May with their Class Saint - St. Mary
Year 3 have been praying the Rosary during the month of May and wore blue to celebrate their class Saint, St. Mary.
They wrote prayers, prayed the rosary, made miraculous medals to take home and coloured their own St.Mary stained glass window. They learnt about St. Mary and why she was a Saint,…
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Year 3/4 Bowlers
Year 3 and 4 walked down to our local bowling green to take part in a bowling competition against other local schools. They had a great time and some became very serious about wanting to win. They were determined! Some of the children were very good at it and wanted to go again, in their own…
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Year 3 enjoy their attendance prize for Spring Term.
Year 3 have enjoyed ice cream and a play at the castle today. The sun shone and the ice cream was delicious.
Well done for coming into school even when you are not feeling 100%. Best attendance for Spring Term 1. Let’s try to get it again!!! Summer 2 perhaps?
Sew a Button
Year 4 have been learning how to sew a button and make a button hole. They had to thread a needle and use their fine motor skills to carefully manipulate the needle to sew it onto fabric then create a shank. It was very tricky but they persevered. Well done Year 4!
Year 3 and 4 enjoyed a fitness session with KidzFit today. We learned lots about the importance of a healthy lifestyle through exercise and diet. We had a go at a range of exercises to raise our heartbeats and test our stamina, agility and resilience. We also learned about the positive effects of…
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Year 2 were joined by Year 1 for a KidzFit workshop. The children learned all about how to keep themselves healthy through exercise. The children tested their abilities by taking part in different exercises and monitoring the affect this had on their bodies. What a wonderful time was had by…
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