Year 6 had a really fun session of Jiu jitsu today, a lovely break from all the hard work they are doing in class. Everyone had a big smile on their face and enjoyed the challenge. Phil and Phil put them through their paces and managed to get the best out of everyone.
Year 6 have started tennis sessions and are really having lots of fun. The are picking up lots of new skills.
In Year 6 we are working with the book 'Private Peaceful' by Michael Morpurgo. To develop ideas for how the characters might have been feeling we used Conscious Alley. The character walks through the children and they whisper feelings to them.
The whole school has been busy making Christmas Tree decorations. Reception made salt dough decorations that they painted and put glitter on. From Year 1 to Year 6, everyone used felt and sowing, which got progressively more difficult through the year groups. They used a running stitch in year…
Year 6 have been using their DT skills to make origami Christmas decorations. They have followed instructions and worked very hard to try and get the design right.
Our wonderful choir sang at Furness General Hospital along wit ST George's Schools. We had a wonderful time. Thank you to The Rotary for inviting us and all the parents that joined. A special thanks to The grinch who made a surprise appearance.
Year 6 made bauble Christmas Cards. They worked really hard on them and really focused and the instructions and mastering the techniques needed.
We started our Christmas decorations today. The concentration and smiles on everyone's faces was brilliant. It started with I can't do this...YET! But, after a short while we had comments of, "Oh so a blanket stitch is just a whip stitch, but go through it," and
"I keep doing a whip stitch…
Year 6 had lots of fun making smoothie's using peddle power! Healthy way to make healthy food.
Year 6 had an amazing session learning about Dawali and learning a Bollywood dance routine. They were really fast learners and by the end of the session could have been backing dancers in a film!
Year 6 planned and designed Mickey Mouse ears using their success criteria based on progressive DT skills. They planned, designed, constructed and looked how they could strengthen and improve their ideas. Once we had made them we had a treat of a film, hot chocolate, ice pops and pop corn. We…
Year 6 have enjoyed a mindfulness day. We have learned lots of strategies to help us. The one we all liked was THE POWER OF YET.