Green 2016-17

Oxfam Water Week

Eco-council have done a fantastic job organising events for the Oxfam Water Week. All week the children have been bringing loose change in to try and fill a water bottle. Every class managed to fill a bottle, some even had to get a second or third bottle!  Each class has learnt about the work Oxfam do for water vulnerable people and why this work
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KS2 Sports day!

Yesterday, Monday 3rd July, St. Mary’s held their annual KS2 sports day afternoon. All parents were invited to watch the children complete a number of activities testing both individually and within teams including, sprint races, javelin, long jump, obstacle races, relay, egg and spoon, sack races and target games. Have a look at our photos below.

Fun with Poetry!

What an exciting day we have had at St. Mary’s with a visit from poet Matt Goodfellow. The day began with a performance in the hall for KS2 children, followed by a performance for KS1 children. Matt was so entertaining and we all laughed as he shared funny stories about his children and his inspiration for his different poems. As well as that, we
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Last week at Forest school

This morning was our last session at Forest school for this school year. There was an air of excitement and anticipation because the children had been promised a fire, marshmallows and hot chocolate as a treat for their hard work. We did a lot of reflecting today, thinking about the learning we had done before illustrating with woodland materials something we had learnt. We had
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Tree Knowledge

This week at Forest school Green class have been finding out just what wonderful trees are living and growing in our woodland area. We used our tree identification sheets to look closely at the leaves, seeds and bark and identify what specimen we were looking at. We found out that we have an excellent woodland mix of Oak, Sycamore, Field Maple, Hawthorn, Beech, Rowan,
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Trees, Wonderful Trees!

Green class have had their first session at Forest school this week and  have been finding out some unusual things about trees. Did you know trees have faces? The children went out looking very carefully and found that there were arms and legs on some trees as well as faces and one tree even had a elephants trunk! Later we collected lots of Autumn
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Health Awareness Day

Last Friday the whole school was involved in a Health awareness day which highlighted different ways in which we can stay healthy. A number of different activities took place in the classes including:- St Johns ambulance training A visit from Christian Aid A visit from the dental nurse. We all agreed it was a fantastic day in which we were taught a lot. Hopefully we
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Stone Age Workshop

On Wednesday 28th September, Green class travelled back to the Stone Age with two time-travelling doctors, Doctor Spudacus and Doctor Doctor Doctor Doctor Jnr 3rd Esquire. We learned so many new facts about the Stone Age as well as having lots and lots of belly laughs as the 2 doctors were hilarious! Firstly, we set out a human timeline to show just how far
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Ten Pieces Music Lesson

On Friday afternoon, Green, Blue and Indigo classes came together in the hall for a ‘Ten Pieces’ lesson. We first watched a BBC clip of Grieg’s ‘In the Hall of the Mountain King’ and told the story, listening out for effects used by the composer to tell the story through music. We talked about the different instruments used, and the effects of the dynamics and
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Autumn 1 Newsletter

Welcome to Year 3! Take a look at our first newsletter of the year to find out what we have in store for this half term… autumn-1-2016