Over this half term, Year 1 have worked very hard to create castles inspired by the medieval buildings we have learned about over the last six weeks. We practised creating curved roofs, joining boxes, creating pulleys and working as a team. Have a look at our amazing creations!
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Today, we had a very exciting time learning some words of Mandarin. We practiced counting to ten, singing songs, naming animals and much more. We particularly enjoyed listening to the story of the forgetful cat!
Year One went to visit the Royal Gunpowder Mills to learn more about the life of Guy Fawkes. We practised old games, made lanterns and quills, visited a kitchen and finished off the day with a show.
In Year 1, we have been learning to start our sentences with capital letters. We wrote the capital letter that we use to start our name on a whiteboard and then filled in the gaps using alphabet strips to help us. We created a giant alphabet strip on the carpet. […]
We have had a fantastic start to the beginning of the year. The children have blown me away with their independence and enthusiasm. There have been some questions regarding school procedure which I hope to clarify here. In regards to the beginning of the school, the whistle/bell will blow at […]
Wow, what a fun day we have had at St Andrew’s! Today, we combined our love for number with our love of helping others. Number Day is a fundraising event for the NSPCC, which encourages the children to: engage with mathematics in a new way; understand the role of the […]
Dear all parents, carers and friends of Year 5, I would like to begin by saying a Happy New Year to you all. I hope your 2018 is full of happiness, health and wealth. I would also like to say a thank you for all the cards and presents I […]
Dear parents and friends of Year 5, As we come to the end of our official Science Week, Year 5 have only just started their project into forces, gears and pulleys. On Monday, we were delivered a letter by Father Christmas. He was in desperate need of some assistance as […]
On Thursday 16th November, Year 5 visited The British Schools Museum in Hitchin. We had a great time and learned lots about life as a Victorian child. On our return, Molly composed this recount of the day: “On Thursday 16th November, Year 5 went on a school trip to The […]
Thank you for all those who turned up to support our class Collective Worship. I think we can all agree that the children showed a sensitivity and deep understanding for Remembrance Day and the sacrifice that soldiers made during World War 1. This week, we are starting our new topic […]