This week Year 4 have been thinking about the role of cats in Ancient Egypt. Cats were sacred animals and the owners used to even dress them up in jewels and finery and feed them the tastiest of treats! We discussed how cats were used for protection in the afterlife and were often mummified and … Continue reading
In RE Yr. 6 have been thinking about the four gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. This week we thought about parables and what lessons can be learnt from them. We looked at The parable of The Wise and Foolish builder where the foolish builder didn’t listen to God’s word and built his house on … Continue reading
Year 6 had a fantastic afternoon to consolidate our learning on Hinduism. They had a Hindi dance lesson and looked at specific moves to incorporate into a short routine (have a look at our videos!) We thought about how we could tell stories with our hands just like Bollywood dancers. The children really put their … Continue reading
As part of our world faith week, Year 5 had lots of fun this afternoon. We thought carefully about the Hindu gods and goddesses and looked at images of them in detail. Following on from this we re created poses of these Gods in our Bollywood dance session. A group even posed at the ten … Continue reading
As part of our world faith week, Year 4 had a creative afternoon. After making comic strips of the key story in Hinduism; Rama and Sita, the children made shadow puppets. Some children used split pins and black card to make articulated shadow puppets which gave the characters more movement. We practiced our show on … Continue reading
To start our world religion week, Year 6 became familiar with the story of Rama and Sita which is a key story in the Hindu faith. The children created comic strips of the story and then made masks to assist some role play activities. The children worked well as part of a group and were … Continue reading
To start our new literacy topic of poetry, we performed an Egyptian poem called ‘Mummy’ and thought about appropriate actions to suit the words. We chose a verse that we liked and worked well as part of a group. We were very proud of our performance. We hope you enjoy it too!
Ducklings have had an amazing start in French! They have been thinking about greetings and body parts. They have even learnt a song that you might know. We hope you enjoy it!
The Owls have worked very hard in French this term and demonstrated fantastic knowledge on our French topic ‘The Weather’. They have learnt many different French words for the weather and even actions to help them. The Owls love to sing and dance in French so we have learnt a song all about the weather … Continue reading
Year 6 finished their Ancient Greek day with a slightly modern twist and learnt a version of The Zorba. They put in a lot of hard work to co- ordinate the direction and pace! The children were a little disappointed we couldn’t smash any plates, however we hope you enjoy this video as much as … Continue reading