The Wise and Foolish Builders

Year 6 have been looking at ‘Gospels’ in RE and what we can learn from them. This week, we studied the story of ‘The Wise and Foolish Builders’, where the wise builder built his house on the rock and the foolish builder, built his house on the sand. We thought about how important it is Continue reading

SIAMs Inspection

Dear Parent/Carer,   As you may be aware we had our SIAMs  inspection (The Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools) on Monday 8 November.  This inspection looks at the following seven areas:   1.    Vision and Leadership2.    Wisdom, Knowledge, and Skills3.    Character Development: Hope, Aspiration, and Courageous Advocacy4.    Community and Living Well Together5.   Continue reading

Ducklings Stained Glass Windows

We looked at the religious pictures and stories told though the colourful work in stained glass windows. Between us we talked about where we had seen these and how beautiful they were when the light shines through them. Taking great care and selecting our colours we traced over a design to recreate our own window Continue reading

Ducklings learn about the Nativity Story

Ducklings became detectives today to discover the 10 clues which would lead them to greater understanding of the Nativity story. Using their magnifying glasses they hunted around the playground to find the clues which might help solve the identity of the Baby mentioned in the email from the Headteachers. Once all 10 clues had been Continue reading

Diwali in Ducklings

It has been a very busy time in Ducklings this week with a wealth of artistic creativity to celebrate the Hindu Festival of Diwali. We watched a short film about Rama and Sita which explained how good over came evil and learnt about the festival of light . Using clay we modelled  small diva lamps Continue reading

Hindu Week – Rama and Sita

This week, in year 3, we have been celebrating Hinduism. We have learnt about the Hindu temple, the festival of Diwali, Rangoli patterns and we have learnt about the different Gods and Goddesses that Hindus worship. However, we began the week by retelling the story of Rama and Sita. This is the story of Prince Continue reading

Hindu Week

We were very fortunate to have Talikha in class to explain lots of the ways that Hindus celebrate Diwali.  She brought in some artefacts to share with the class including intricate stamps used on Hindu cards, a statue of Ganesh, some artistic representations and the story of Rama and Sita from Sita’s perspective.  Thank you Continue reading

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