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Sports Day!

It was a lovely, sunny afternoon for KS2 sports day this year! Violet, Indigo, Blue and Green classes competed in a variety of different activities including races, long jump, javelin and target games and lots of fun was had by all. Thanks to all the friends and family who came out to support us and especially to those who participated in the parents’ sprint and
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Manchester Cathedral and Buddhist Centre

We’ve had a lovely day in Manchester. We visited the Cathedral where we learnt all about the stained glass windows and the stories they tell. We looked at the font and heard about what might happen at a baptism, then heard the stories of St George and St Denys. Next, we went too look at the carved pictures in the choir stalls and the
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Last week at Forest School

We spent our final week at Forest school reflecting on our special woodland. Mrs Moran gave us a camera to record some of our favourite places and favourite things and we considered what could be lost if this woodland wasn’t here. We love the trees for climbing , the birds and other wildlife, the plants and flowers including the lovely bluebells and most of
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Week Two at Forest School

This week we decided to help the birds by making ‘fatballs’ for them. The cold weather has meant they have been finding it hard. Even today we had sunshine, cold winds and a hail shower! We used some lard and seed to make some tasty treats which we hung in the woodland. After that we went mini beast spotting and then built some mini beast
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Follow the progress of the seeds.

This page will be updated regularly to show the progress of the rocket seeds experiment on behalf of the RHS and European Space Agency. Monday 18th April Seeds arrived. Tuesday 19th April Seeds were sown. Friday 22nd April The first seeds have germinated! Tuesday 26th April The seeds are growing really well now. Nearly all the seeds have germinated across the two packets. At
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Forest School

What a wonderful day to be learning outdoors! For our first session at Forest school we had  blue skies and brilliant sunshine. We started off by investigating how the woodland area has changed since last time we worked outdoors. We liked the new log seat fire circle and enjoyed clambering over the logs where some trees had been taken out due to wind damage. Spring is
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Sport Relief

Sport Relief was a very successful day at St Mary’s! School council organised a number of events throughout the day and sold wristbands during the week. We raised a lot of money for a very worthy cause. Everyone dressed up in their favourite sport kit, we had different football teams, dancers and gymnasts. In the afternoon everyone went outside for some sporting games including
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World Book Day

We have all had a wonderful time today joining in the World Book Day celebrations. There was a buzz on the playground even before school started as the children came in excitedly with their favourite books from home, Clive then joined us for an assembly telling us his favourite story from the most wonderful book in the world, The Bible. Then during the day we split into
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DEWA Roman Experience!

What a fun day we’ve had in year 4! I’m sure the children will have told you all about it by now so here are some photos to give you a taste of what we got up to. We started the day with a tour of an Ancient Roman street, where we learnt about a soldier’s weapons, medicine and food. We learnt about the
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A Nativity story

Today the Rheema Theatre company came to St. Mary’s to perform a retelling of Nativity story. It was so entertaining and made us laugh so much and remember the true meaning of Christmas.