Craft Club

Craft Club got off to a “flying” start today.  The children made felt birds using their sewing skills.

Look out for more of our makes over the coming weeks.

I am pleased to report that one of the boys enjoyed Craft Club so much last year that he learnt how to knit during the summer.  Well done.

Mrs Senyk

Year 1 Week 2, Creation, colour and digits.

Well done to all the children in Year 1. They have worked very hard and are continuing to develop their listening skills and independence.

Congratulations to Natasza and Thomas our two very deserving Superstars this week.

 

We have been mastering new Year 1 skills.

Identifying digits in numbers. Setting out work in our maths books.

Writing out the date and lesson objectives in our work books.

Becoming familiar with the school marking symbols. Ask your child to explain, would they like their work to be graded A or E?

In RE the children have been learning about Creation and have painted some wonderful pictures ready for display in the school hall.

In art  we have begun our topic Colour and Paint, creating colour wheels with primary colours.

Year 1 are a happy bunch of 30 individual personalities and we are having fun getting to know each other.

Your child has been given a homework book and termly newsletter. Please encourage your child to complete their homework and return to school on Wednesday.

Finally a huge welcome back to Sienna, who has had an excellent first week back at All Souls.

Thank you for your continued support.

Please see me at the end of the school day id you have any worries, questions and concerns.

Mrs K McGovern

 

Marshmallow Madness in Year 5!

The new Year 5 have had a brilliant first day!

We have been learning all about growth mindsets and then put our resilience to the test in a team building exercise. We were challenged to build the tallest tower possible but we only had MARSHMALLOWS and SPAGHETTI to build them with!

Here’s some photos of us in action!

Thank you for a great first day Year 5.

Miss Frearson.

Year 2 Sandwiches

Year 2 will be making a sandwich as a part of an upcoming Design and Technology lesson. They have already made plans for these and will be moving onto the preparation on Monday 17th. For this, we are asking that they bring in some of the ingredients.

We will provide:

  • butter/margarine
  • utensils
  • white sliced bread

Children should bring up to 3 fillings they would like for their sandwich. If they would like to use a different type of bread (wrap, baguette or similar) they should bring that as well, at most two slices.

We will be eating these after having had lunch, during an afternoon break.

Many thanks,

Mr Rolison and Ms Fox

 

Year 1 World Book Day

The children have made a great start to the new half term.

It has been busy, busy, busy in Year 1

Alicja Annabelle Charlie Etienne Ffion Finn Lottie Maria Nathan Patrick Riley Ted

A big welcome to Patrick who has joined Year 1 this half term. The children were very excited to meet him, and he has settled in very well.

Thank you for your support with World Book Day. The children looked great and really enjoyed the days activities.

 

Thank you

Mrs McGovern & Mrs Atwal

 

 

World Book Day 2017

In school today, we celebrated World Book Day. The aim of the day is to celebrate the joy and value of books and the art of reading.

Children, and many members of staff, attended school dressed as book characters. It was interesting to see the various costumes and the children were all so keen to show them off. Thank you to all of our pupils who donated one pound for this privilege. The money raised will be used towards purchasing new books for our school library, which, at present, is being reorganised.

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Thank you to all of those children who created a ‘book-tato.’ A great deal of time, thought and hard work had clearly gone into the designing and making the potato book characters and the children, and staff, thoroughly enjoyed looking at them all on display. There was such a variety and it was very difficult to choose only one winner and one runner up from each class. Thank you also to the parents for helping the children with this task.

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Thanks also must go to all of those children who brought in a book for the book recycling event. Children were given the opportunity to choose a different book to take home with them today. We encouraged the children to choose a book which was age appropriate. Unfortunately, some children were left with not a great deal of books to choose from and/or they missed out on getting a book that they wanted. However, we hope that all of our pupils enjoy reading their new books.

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Teachers briefly swapped year groups during this morning, in order to read a story to pupils in a different class. The children were very excited to be listening to another adult read a story to them and it gave staff a snapshot of what life is like in another year group. Thank you to the staff, many of whom were sent to year groups that they weren’t familiar with. Particular thanks must go to Miss Quinn who read in place of Mr. Marsh as he was on a course and Mrs Elkins who briefly covered for Mrs. Hartwell whilst she was in a meeting.

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Some very interesting and appealing bookmarks have been designed by the children and they will be put on display. Book themed bunting has also been created by the children. This will be hung in the library area, once it’s reorganisation is complete.

We feel that the day was a great success. Many thanks to all those who were involved – children, parents and staff. The joys and benefits of reading are enormous and we, in school, hope to continue to encourage and enthuse your child with a love of reading that will last well beyond World Book Day.