We were very lucky to have the sun shine for our fun run this afternoon. Children and staff had a great time with the paint and the assault course was enjoyed by all. The event was held in aid of cancer research because as a school we have been greatly affected by this nasty illness.
Eagles have been learning about the Sikh way of life. Vaisakhi is one of the most important dates in the Sikh calendar and usually occurs in the spring. It is a day to celebrate 1699 – the year when Sikhism was born as a collective faith. This included creating a special bowl filled with sugar … Continue reading →
Today Ducklings and their Year 5 buddies celebrated “Sikhi Week” by getting together in Ducklings classroom and learning how to tie turbans. We watched a tutorial on the whiteboard and then all gave it a try. They all came out really well and we had lots of fun learning and trying out a new skill. … Continue reading →
We have all been busy celebrating Sikhi week with a special dance class. James visited the school today to teach us some traditional Indian dance moves, taking inspiration from Bhangra and Bollywood dance moves. The children were taught a routine before being encouraged to add their own Bhangra inspired moves. Lots of energy was needed … Continue reading →
Today Ducklings had a special dance session. James the dance teacher came in to teach us some new movements, using our hands. We explored hand movements to pour water, scoop water and letting it fall through our hands. We used our magic hands to combine the movements, creating a fabulous lotus flower routine. Finally we … Continue reading →
This week we have been engaging in a Sikhi themed week and have been learning all about the religion of Sikhism. On Tuesday we learnt about gurdwara and the special flag which is found outside of the gurdwara. The children created their own flag and drew the Khanda symbol on their flag. Today the children … Continue reading →
Today Year 2 worked in groups to act out and retell the Christian creation story, showing what Christians believe happened on each day. The children worked really well together.
On Friday Ducklings learned about Mosques and how to draw one by following a step by step design on the white board. We then watched a short film on how the Muslim faith pray and heard Arabic Prayers. During PE we enjoyed Dance in the sun with James. We listened to different music beats and … Continue reading →
This term we have been learning about the Jewish religion and how it is celebrated. We have looked at the different Synagogues around the country and the treasures they hold inside, such as the Sidhar, Torah, Ark and Eternal Flame. Today we learnt how to play a game that is often played during Hanukkah. It … Continue reading →
During our Judaism week we learnt about the importance of Abraham to the faith of Judaism. We had already learnt about Abraham when we learnt about People of God in Term 1, so it was lovely to hear so many of the children making links to their previous learning. After they recapped the story of … Continue reading →