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The Pond, by Miss Hogan

Date: 23rd May 2019 @ 11:59am

Following Year 5’s pond dipping trip to Wirral Country Park, they created pond related art work. Have a look at some examples above.

Year 5 Grammar, by Miss Hogan

Date: 23rd May 2019 @ 11:55am

Today, Year 5 have enjoyed learning about relative pronouns and relative clauses in a practical way based on our class read: The Sword in the Stone. 

Salvador Dali, by Mr Woodland

Date: 23rd May 2019 @ 11:48am

Year 4 have been learning all about the life and work of Salvador Dali.  They were then given the opportunity to create their own 'dream like' artwork, using the materials of their own choice.

Edible Garden, by Mr Woodland

Date: 23rd May 2019 @ 11:39am

Year 4 have been taking advantage of the lovely weather and have taken the opportunity to plant some seeds, whilst also doing to some mental maths in our outside classroom.

Under the Sea Year 5 and Year 1 Shared Learning, by Miss Hogan

Date: 20th May 2019 @ 3:19pm

This afternoon, Year 5 have been teaching Year 1 about animals that live in the different oceans using the PowerPoints that they made.

We started the session by dancing along with super movers under the sea.

Year 1 - Sun, Sand and Sea Workshop, by Miss Ward

Date: 17th May 2019 @ 5:21pm

Mrs Bannister came to visit us again and we had fun finding out about seaside holidays in the past.

End of SATs Party , by Miss Houghton

Date: 17th May 2019 @ 9:04am

Year 6 had fun celebrating the end of SATs yesterday. All the children have been amazing this week and worked super hard. Well done! 

RE - The Holy Spirit, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 16th May 2019 @ 3:56pm

Year 2 did a great job at performing a dance to show the feelings the apostles felt before and after the Holy Spirit arrived.

Check out some of their actions!

Edible Garden, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 16th May 2019 @ 2:29pm

Year 2 enjoyed their visit to our lovely edible garden yesterday, our classes planted onion and beetroot seeds and gave them a good watering!

Hopefully we can return soon and track their progress.

 

Jumbulance Leaves for Lourdes, by Miss Hogan

Date: 15th May 2019 @ 1:48pm

Jumbulance!

The Jumbulance Trust exists to make accessible travel possible for adults and children who are disabled or have a serious or complex health condition.  They offer groups and individuals the opportunity to take holidays, short breaks or a day out in the UK or Europe by providing special part coach  / part ambulances called Jumbulances.
 

Our Lady and Saint Edwards have the privilege of waving off the Jumbulance and its VIPs as they embark on their pilgrimage to Lourdes.

 

We are honoured to have been chosen to participate in this great event. Year 5 have made cakes for the VIPs to take on their journey to Lourdes, decorating them with hope and love. We have also made prayer cards for the VIPs to take to the grotto in Lourdes and we hope our prayers bring them strength whilst on their pilgrimage. We wish the VIPs well on their journey, and can’t wait to make contact with them whilst they are travelling.  We all wish we have the chance one day to visit Lourdes.  Good luck, stay strong and we can’t wait to welcome you back on your return. Au Revoir.
 

The jumbulance will leave school at 11am on Thursday.

 

Marvellous Maths , by Miss Hogan

Date: 15th May 2019 @ 12:16pm

Year 5 have been enjoying using the new iPads during their maths lesson.

They can access the website at home by using the following link: 

https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/category/429

 

 

 

 

 

Year 1 Superhero Day , by Miss Ward

Date: 11th May 2019 @ 9:14am

Year 1 had a great time yesterday dressing up as their favourite superhero to raise money for 'Cash for Kids'. Everybody's costume was amazing and we had a great fun-filled day!

Superhero Day!!! , by Mrs Harris

Date: 10th May 2019 @ 3:20pm

🌠⚡️SuperHero Day⚡️🌠
Today all our children and staff dressed up as their favourite SuperHeroes and helped raise lots of money for Cash for Kids.

Trip to Ness Gardens, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 9th May 2019 @ 3:09pm

Last month Year 2 visited Ness Gardens to learn all about flowers, linking with our Van Gogh topic.

We really enjoyed looking at all the different types of flowers, learning about the different parts of plants, and we even got to get messy and plant our own!

Thanks to everyone who works at Ness Gardens and our great parent helpers!

 

Van Gogh Daffodils, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 9th May 2019 @ 2:48pm

Year 2 have been inspired by the style and themes of Van Gogh!

Last week our class of artists used watercolours to create fantastic daffodils, they really enjoyed adding the detail to the flowers and using the watercolours to imitate the style of Van Gogh.

We then sent invitiations to Year 3 to come and look at our brilliant paintings.

Christopher Columbus afternoon , by Miss Houghton

Date: 7th May 2019 @ 3:25pm

Year 6 have had a fun afternoon preparing for a voyage from Portugal to India. 

Year 1 - Maths , by Miss Ward

Date: 26th Apr 2019 @ 10:03am

Some of the children in year 1 have been enjoying using Dienes equipment to make lots of numbers in maths. 

Squidge the Squirrel, by Mrs Walker

Date: 25th Apr 2019 @ 11:36am

Today F1 had a visitor, Mr Squidge the Squirrel! Mr Squidge was only a baby squirrel. The children enjoyed looking at him and he looked hungry so we fed him some nice healthy apple before phoning the rescue centre to pick Mr Squidge up. 

We hope Mr Squidge had a lovely time playing in our playground and We hope he finds a nice new cosy home. 

Building circuits , by Miss Houghton

Date: 29th Mar 2019 @ 3:31pm

Year 6 enjoyed building circuits in science this afternoon. We had lots of fun! 

Storytelling Workshop Creeping Toad , by Miss Hogan

Date: 29th Mar 2019 @ 2:49pm

Creeping Toad Visits Our Lady and Saint Edwards

The children have been working with storyteller and artist Gordon MacLellan (better known as Creeping Toad) to explore our topic Trip of a Lifetime.

The day has included listening to stories about people, animals and natural features – from around the world and the children have made their own pop-up story.

 

 

Chess Lessons, by Miss Hogan

Date: 27th Mar 2019 @ 3:16pm

Chess

Each week, Year 5 have two, 1 hour chess lessons. After the lesson, the children complete their chess journal about how they have developed their resislience.

The children have said:

"It's really good because we can reflect on what we have learnt."

"I have become more resilient since we started playing chess, I used to give up easily but now I persevere.”

 

Chess Kid, by Miss Hogan

Date: 27th Mar 2019 @ 3:04pm

Chess Kid

This week, Mr Carr (chess tutor) has shown Year 5 how they can login to chess kid at home to practise their chess skills.

It is free to sign up at the following website:

https://www.chesskid.com/

The children can play games, complete puzzles and watch lessons.

Children should be supervised for all online activity.

Year 1 Superhero Fruit Smoothies, by Miss Ward

Date: 26th Mar 2019 @ 4:12pm

Year 1 had a great time this afternoon making their own 'Superhero Fruit Smoothies'. They tasted amazing!

Year 1 Superhero Dances, by Miss Ward

Date: 15th Mar 2019 @ 4:18pm

Thank you for coming along to support your child this afternoon in their Superhero Dances. All the children had so much fun and we hope you did too!

Year 2 Fraction Fun, by Mr Chamberlain

Date: 14th Mar 2019 @ 1:35pm

Year 2 have been having a fun time in Maths this week doing some Fractions.

The children have been halving and quartering amounts and have made such fantastic progress over the week!

 

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