Y1 Digital Footprint

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As part of ‘Safer Internet Day’ Year 1 learnt about what a digital footprint is. They discovered that a digital footprint is a trail that we leave behind every time we go online.  We learnt that websites can record that we have visited sites.  Knowing our digital footprint is part of staying…

Computing Year 1

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Visiting Egremont Library

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On Thursday 2nd February Year 1 enjoyed visiting Egremont Library. Tracey the Librarian explained all about her job. We learnt we could borrow a book and then return it in 3 weeks time. We enjoyed exploring fiction and non-fiction. After we had enjoyed sharing books we checked out the book we had…

English Year 1

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Interviewing Parish Helpers

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Today in R.E. we welcomed Mrs O’Neil into class.  We have been learning about people who help in our parish.  Last week the children prepared questions to ask Mrs O’Neil about how she helps in church, singing in the choir; helping within the parish centre and why she does this. We learnt about…

Religious Education Year 1

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Investigating Materials Year 1

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In our Materials topic we have been investigating whether materials are waterproof or not. We tested kitchen roll, tinfoil, fabric, plastic bags and tissue to see if they let water go through them.  After testing all the materials we concluded that plastic bags and tinfoil are both waterproof. We…

Science Year 1

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Reading Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter

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In our reading lessons Year 1 have had such a wonderful time reading the heritage text ‘Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit’.  We have been practising using our pace and volume to emphasise the story. Soon we will enjoy a trip to ‘The World of Beatrix Potter’ to see the story come to life. 

English Year 1

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Year 1 D & T Structures

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In Design and Technology Year 1 have been exploring ‘Structures’. They have built up their engineering knowledge about what is needed to make a structure sturdy and safe.  We researched famous buildings such as ‘The Leaning Tower of Pisa’ in Italy and looked at what created its famous lean and…

Year 1 Design and Technology

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As part of learning about Remembrance Year 1 created poppies by finger printing.  The children reflected on why we wear poppies as a symbol of Remembrance for past and present conflict.  The children were interested to explore how there are other symbolic poppies that reflect the involvement of…

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Y1 Learning about Baptism

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Year 1 Visited St. Mary’s Church to learn about Baptism with Father Peter.  To help the children’s understanding of the different parts involved they role played a Baptism. We learnt that Baptism is an invitation to belong to the family of the church. The children learnt about the words and…

Religious Education Year 1

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Infants’ Friendship Disco

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All of the Infant children had the opportunity to stay after school for a Friendship Disco as part of our Anti Bullying Week celebrations. It was so lovely to see the children enjoying being in the company of their peers and friends. What fun they had as they danced, sang and shared a snack…

Year 2 Reception

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African Drums

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Year 1 took part in an African Drumming workshop today with master drummer Zozo. The children explored authentic African music and stories. They were encouraged to use teamwork, expression and improvisation. In addition to this, they explored rhythms and had a whole lot of fun. Drumming and rhythm…

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