As part of learning about Remembrance Year 1 created poppies by finger printing.  The children reflected on why we wear poppies as a symbol of Remembrance for past and present conflict.  The children were interested to explore how there are other symbolic poppies that reflect the involvement of…

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Y1 Learning about Baptism

Year 1 Visited St. Mary’s Church to learn about Baptism with Father Peter.  To help the children’s understanding of the different parts involved they role played a Baptism. We learnt that Baptism is an invitation to belong to the family of the church. The children learnt about the words and…

Religious Education Year 1

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Infants’ Friendship Disco

All of the Infant children had the opportunity to stay after school for a Friendship Disco as part of our Anti Bullying Week celebrations. It was so lovely to see the children enjoying being in the company of their peers and friends. What fun they had as they danced, sang and shared a snack…

Year 2 Reception

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African Drums

Year 1 took part in an African Drumming workshop today with master drummer Zozo. The children explored authentic African music and stories. They were encouraged to use teamwork, expression and improvisation. In addition to this, they explored rhythms and had a whole lot of fun. Drumming and rhythm…

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Year 1’s First School Election

Today Year 1 took part in their first school election. The candidates spoke to the class to explain why they would make a good school councillor. The children were helped by Year 6 to cast their votes. We eagerly await the results. 

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Y1 History Walk in Egremont

In history year 1 are studying how shopping has changed in our community. Today we went to investigate the different varieties of shop in Egremont. Next we will compare today’s shops with the shops Egremont had in the past. We talked about which shops we felt are newer and which ones may have…

Year 1 History

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Signs of Autumn in our Local Area

Year 1 visited Egremont Castle to explore signs of autumn in our local area.  We loved being autumn explorers and found lots of evidence that autumn has arrived. It was exciting to find conkers and identifying the leaves from different trees. We are going to keep looking out for any signs of…

Science Year 1

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Y1 Marvellous Mathematicians

In maths we have been learning to use comparison signs. We made our own less than, greater than and equal to signs. We used cubes to represent our numbers and pencils to help us find the correct comparison sign. We love to make our maths with equipment before we draw or write them down. It really…

Maths Year 1

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Move Up To Year 2 Day

What an enjoyable morning the children spent in Year 2! They listened to the story ‘The Dot’ by Peter H Reynolds then explored it’s message to have a positive mindset and simply try things they think they cannot do. They created their own artwork using a dot as a starting point then wrote a…

Year 1

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Y1 Jubilee Jubilations

Year 1 enjoyed a fantastic day dressed in red, white and blue celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. We enjoyed a snack time treat of an ice cream and a wonderful lunch street party with the rest of the school.  We enjoyed listening to patriotic songs whilst we ate our special Jubilee lunch. 

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Y1 Growing Beans in Bags

During ‘Science Week’ year 1 are investigating ‘Growth’.  We are growing beans but not in plant pots.  We are investigating growing them in bags.  We are watching daily to look for signs of germination. The clear plastic bag will enable us to see the growth clearly.  After a discussion we chose…

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