To mark LGBT History Month 10R have taken part in lots of interesting activities.
We listened to Will Young, the singer reading a children’s story ‘Two Dads’ by Carolyn Robertson. It’s a tale of a boy who has been adopted and finds himself happily raised by two fathers.…
We have had a great week in 7G doing various activities for Rainbow Week.
Worm Loves Worm - On Tuesday we looked at the story Worm Loves Worm. The pupils enjoyed listening to the story and talking about our differences and celebrating them.
Rainbow pictures - We used watercolours to paint…
8G learnt all about the story of St Valentine on Thursday 14th, as well as learning about how how other people celebrate Valentine's Day around the world. We then made Valentine's Day Cards for our family members. We hope you liked them.
This half-term in our Art and English lessons 11R have been studying the life and works of the 3 Spanish painters Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró and Salvador Dalí and learning what ‘abstract art’and ‘Surrealism’ are addition to ‘Automatic Drawing’ ‘Cubism’ and ‘Magic Realism’.
Pupils have very much…
A belated blog to show you our Chinese New Year celebrations! 7G had a great time celebrating Chinese New Year. We made fire breathing dragons and Chinese Lanterns. We also tried some Chinese food. Thumbs up for the prawn crackers and fortune cookies, but most of the pupils weren’t so sure about…
Today Beech Class have got very creative and had a Valentines afternoon..
We started off by doing a Valentines themed 'What's in the box', where we watched love hearts being made out of foam and decorated with sparkly glitter and sprinkles.
Next we did our own decorating and used lots of…
On Thursday Oak Class learnt about Chinese New Year. We read a story all about how it can be celebrated and said what was our favourite part.
After lunch we had a go at making our very own Chinese lanterns like we saw in the story. Everybody enjoyed choosing what colours to use and some…
This week pupils in 10R thoroughly embraced our cross curricular World Religion allocated theme of Jainism which at the beginning of the week we knew little if nothing about. How lucky we were to have such an interesting religion to study.
The Jainism Swastika Symbol
We created this…
Yesterday (Wednesday 16th) 8G finished their Buddha pictures and made Wesak Cards and prayer flags for our next lesson.
Today we retold the story of Buddha, then drew and painted Buddha on a canvas. Prior to the activity we looked at pictures of different Buddha canvases online. We have also been learning about the Buddhist festival of Wasak (Buddha's Birthday) and have coloured prayer flags and made Wasak cards.…
Today 8G practiced drawing Buddha ready for our canvases in tomorrow's lesson. We did a start by step drawing to produce our Buddha pictures. Mr Byrom-Jones , Mrs England and Miss Hardman were very impressed. We can't wait to draw them and paint them on canvas tomorrow.
This week we have been learning about the story "Charlotte's Web'. After being introduced to some of the characters and learning about the plot so far, we applied our English and DT skills by making a scene from the story in a shoe box. We really enjoyed making them, discussing the scene before…