Showing posts from September, 2019

Celebrating all things fitness!

This Wednesday was National Fitness Day and we marked the occasion with a special assembly where KS2 took part in an exercise class! We also talked about the benefits of exercise for your physical, mental and social well-being.

On Thursday, the whole school took park in a sponsored fun run - raising money for Spotlight On Africa. This is a local charity which is dedicated to transforming the lives of some of the poorest people in Africa by providing them with clean water, health-care, education and economic development. The children should feel very proud of themselves for raising money for such a good cause.

Welcome to Year 6's blog!

As always, it has been a busy start to the new school year but I have been so impressed with how well the children have settled into year 6!
Using a destination from their summer holiday as inspiration, the children sketched and then painted a sunset. They then used black card to create silhouettes of their chosen landscape. These look really effective and some have been displayed in the corridor and classroom. In RE, the children have been studying St Dominic and thinking out how his faith and beliefs shaped the way he lived his life. They also produced a reflective piece of writing outlining how he lived out our schools mission statement. In addition, we have been learning about the different symbols associated with the four Evangelists - the authors of the gospels in the Bible. In groups, the children produced an illustration using different materials such as feathers, string and tissue paper whilst other members of the group researched their assigned Evangelist and wrote an info…