This week as part of Friendship Week in school, some of 8G's learning activities have been tailored to this. In Maths we made our given friend for the week an edible friendship bracelet. Not only were they delicious but we also use this activity to develop our fine motor skills, as well as…
Beech and Chestnut celebrated Diwali. We looked at and created our own Mendhi hand patterns and lanterns.
I hope you have all had a lovely half term. I can't believe how fast it went, and now we are (slowly) approaching Christmas.
In the meantime please have a look at what 8G will be learning about this half term.
This half term in English 8G will be reading the…
Maple Class are learning all about Harvest in RE this half term. We learnt what Harvest is by watching what a combine harvester does and touching, tasting and smelling Harvest foods like pumpkin, cauliflower, carrots, leek, bread and apples. We talked about whether we liked the foods or not and…
On Wednesday 10th October 8G were very fortunate to be given a tour of St Mary's Church in Chorley by our very own Mr Mick Maher. We found out lots of things and were shown the altar, the font, the lectern and the confessional box. This is what we found out:
Calum: The lectern is sometimes…
On Monday 8th October 8G went to Chorley Mosque. Before we went we had lots of questions to ask about the Mosque and the Islamic faith. They included.
"Why do you take your shoes off in a mosque?"
"How many times a day do Muslims pray?"
"What is the Holy Book called?"
At the mosque we…
This week in Maths we have been having lots of fun with Numicon to help us with our addition problems. Some of us enjoyed finding the appropriate shapes in the sensory tub to help us with our calculations, whilst some of us have been ordering numbers on the computer and solving addition…
Our RE topic this half term is "Baptism". We have been learning about why Christians celebrate Baptism and today we watched a video of a Baptism ceremony and then took turns to pretend to be the priest pouring water on baby Amy's head. We then listened to a song that Christians might listen to at…
In RE we have been looking at Sikhism as you can see we have been very busy learning about the 11 guru's, Guru Nana, making paper Turban, looking at Gurdwaras and the Sikh festivals.