Year 2 enjoyed a visit from a young trainee Police Dog this afternoon. They all sensibly stroked the dog and asked questions about its role within the police force. We think the dog enjoyed his visit as much as we did!
Year 2 enjoyed visiting Egremont Library this morning. They found out about this year’s Summer Reading Challenge and are looking forward to joining in. The librarian was very impressed with their knowledge of children’s authors.
We were very lucky to have the police dogs visit Year 1 today. The children had some very interesting questions for the handlers. We found out about how they are trained and what they like to eat, amongst other things.
In Year 1 today we have been ordering the months of the year. We wrote the months on strips of paper to practise our spelling and then ordered them into paper chains. They look amazing hanging in our book corner.
Mrs Taylor and Mrs Robson were delighted to take 8 of our Y6 boys to the Kwik Cricket Finals at Keswick. The boys played brilliantly and came runners up in their group, narrowly missing out on a place in the semi-final. The sun shone and we were able to enjoy a picnic between games. There was even…
Reception were very excited by a visit from the trainee police dog this afternoon. They all gave him a stroke. Afterwards they had time to ask questions about the police dog and the job of a police officer.
Congratulations to this week’s Stars of the Week!
Nursery made some fruit kebabs this week. The children picked their favourite fruits, made them into a kebab and at the end they got to eat it. Yummy!
Nursery have been trying out our new outdoor mark making tools. With large paper and paint the children made different patterns with the tools. They had so much fun!
Year 3 and 4 had a great experience today. They took part in the Greater Manchester Police , Prison and School Engagement Programme learning lots about keeping safe.
Year 4 were lucky enough to be invited by Cumbria River Trust to watch the destruction of Ennerdale Mill Weir. We learnt the history of the mill and why it was built, then all about why it is necessary for it to be demolished.
As past of our topic: ‘Escape to Africa’ Year 2 spent a few days creating an African Silhouette. They used many skills including painting, drawing and cutting to create their own picture.