Orange Year 1 2017-18

ABCD Street Dance and Drama Assembly

This morning we had a fantastic display of street dancing from our after school club ABCD dance. We also had a snapshot of drama from our after school drama club, who performed Matilda!! It was such a treat, they were amazing! Well done to all involved and thank you to Miss Andrea, Miss Caroline and Miss Leah!


Sports Day 2018

What a beautiful day for St Mary’s sports day!! It was Early Years and Key Stage One Sports Day in the morning and Key Stage Two in the afternoon. We set off on our circuit of activities with so much to do. There were sprint races, obstacle races, target games, sack races and relays plus lots more!! A wonderful day was had by all!
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Mr Beckingham

We always really look forward to Mr Beckingham’s visits. He brought his painting easel today which is always a treat! He told us a story about the miracle of how Jesus calmed a storm on the Sea of Galilee, as depicted in the fourth chapter of the Gospel of Mark in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. He painted as he was talking
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Art and the Environment week

We have been very creative during Art and the Environment week . We linked all our outdoor and Eco learning with our Art skills to create some lovely work. The main activity of the week was working with Amanda from Discover and Create in a Recycle, Re-use, Re-think workshop. Amanda showed us how to recycle plastic bags to create a piece of Art work.
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Summer 2 Newsletter

Here is our Summer 2 newsletter which outlines what the children will be learning this half term. Summer 2


A Royal Picnic!

Today, Orange Class have learnt about the Royal family and the up coming wedding. We linked it to the British Value of respect and diversity learning about the tradition of marriage. We then made our own sandwiches and put jam on a scone to enjoy a traditional British picnic in the sun! 


Trip to Museum of Science and Industry.

Orange class have had a fantastic day at MOSI in Manchester. We have seen real looms in action, tried on a space suit, learnt about how Manchester has changed through time and seen the actual capsule which brought Tim Peake down to Earth from the International Space Station!  We learnt so much and had a lot of fun.


Week Three at Forest School

There was great excitement going out to Forest school this week as we were having a fire and toasting marshmallows. We started off searching the woods for signs of ‘Jack’ from Jack and the beanstalk. We didn’t find him but he had left us some gold coins which we were happy to share back at the Fire circle. We decided to build Jack some
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Summer 1 Newsletter

Here is the Summer term 1 newsletter for Orange Class. Summer 1


Week Two in Forest School

This week in forest school we were thinking a lot about the giant from ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ We had a look around the woodland and were surprised to see that lots of the trees look just like giants. They have faces, eyes and even a trunk like an elephant. We made some scary mud faces to put on the trees to frighten any
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