Moving into the final term of the academic year, we look forward to SATS, Sports Day, Transition Visits and our Leavers Celebrations. It’s time to shine!
The children have designed their own unit of work for the first time, entitled “We Can Change the World” focusing on Habitat Destruction, Crime, Homelessness and Refugees. As part of this study we are visiting Chester Zoo in June.
Our trip letter will go live on the APP on Monday 6th May
We also have dates confirmed for the Leavers Celebrations:
Leavers Service: Tuesday 16th July at 9am, St. Michael’s Church, West Felton
Leavers Play: Wednesday 17th July at 6pm, venue to be confirmed
After an engaging and enlightening start to the year, studying Darwin and evolution (see below) we enter the Spring term in an enthusiastic and ‘go getting’ mindset.
Our history topic is the Victorians and the Industrial revolution and we will be visiting Blists Hill Victorian Town in February as part of this:
Our English work centres around the superb novel ‘Holes’ by Louis Sachar which we shared as a class before Christmas. We have also watched the film and will be comparing the two as part of our studies.
Our Science topic is ‘Electricity’ and we will be opening the theme with a practical session, building and changing circuits.
We continue with our daily Maths lessons, as well as daily arithmetic sessions, times tables practise and Maths Whizz minutes. Please find an overview of our programme of study below.
If you have any further questions or queries, do not hesitate to contact Mrs. Hughes.
We visited the beautiful town of Shrewsbury in September and followed in the footsteps of their most famous son – Charles Darwin.
Darwin left us letters at each stop, explaining their historical importance.
We also welcomed Stephanie from the Shropshire Hills Discovery centre who encouraged us to think like Darwin. We also interviewed our vicars – Rev. S Burton & Rev. J Castillo-Burley who discussed the historical conflict between Darwin’s theories and Christian beliefs. We concluded that Science & Religion could run concurrently and the apparent conflicts can be discussed openly.
We continue to enjoy our class novels at the end of each day. We have read Holes by Louis Sachar and are now reading A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig.
As we move towards Christmas, we prepare for our Christmas Performance – Santa’s on Strike! The children have been busy learning their lines and preparing musical numbers.