Date: 27th Sep 2023 @ 3:21pm
In Year 3, we have been thinking about : What is it like to play in a band?
We have listened to a range of music including:-
Disco - Love What We Do
Jazz - Oh When The Saints Go Marchin' In
Folk - My Bonnie Lies Over The Ocean
We have learned to sing these songs and then we have used the glockenspiels to show our musical talents.
It has been fun performing these songs.
Date: 15th Sep 2023 @ 3:16pm
We've had a busy few weeks in Foundation Stage. All of our children have now started and they are settling in nicely. Have a look at what we have been doing.
Date: 18th Jul 2023 @ 11:43am
During Arts Week, Y3 enjoyed a photography workshop with Henry Iddon. They had the opportunity to think about something they want to achieve - they then made a plan, took photographs, printed the images and added extra details using sharpies!
Date: 18th Jul 2023 @ 11:36am
This term, Y3 have found out about seasonal vegetables in the UK and chosen which ones to include in a vegetable tart design. They have improved their peeling, slicing and cutting technique to make their finished products.
Date: 18th Jul 2023 @ 11:23am
Y3 have enjoyed designing and making their own bookmarks in Design Technology this term. They have used running stitch to attached their applique design and cross stitch to enhance the appearance of their finished product.
Date: 14th Jul 2023 @ 2:22pm
In Design Technology Year 2 have designed and made their own moving vehicles.
Date: 8th Jul 2023 @ 12:57pm
Everyone has enjoyed our second day at Colomendy! The children have all been fantastic- showing excellent teamwork and perseverance.
Date: 7th Jul 2023 @ 9:24pm
We have had a fantastic first day at Colomendy!
Date: 30th Jun 2023 @ 4:08pm
We used the book 'Sea of Dreams' by Dennis Nolan to inspire our learning this week. The children took part in drama and dance sessions and produced different artworks. We used different techniques to create our artwork including bubble painting, collage and watercolours. We also made 'sea in a jar'.
Date: 30th Jun 2023 @ 3:37pm
This week in Forest School the children started by looking at the signs of summer and identifying different flowers and trees. Then Nursery children made Dream Catchers and the Reception children did some Wild Weaving.
Date: 30th Jun 2023 @ 8:09am
Inspired by the picture book the SEA OF DREAMS by Dennis Nolan Year 2 have produced some amazing artwork this week. They used mixed media to create an under water scene using paints, pastels and collage materials. The children explored colour mixing to create their own colours to use in a colour field painting inspired by the artist Mark Rothko.
In music they composed and performed their own pieces of music using 1 and 2 syllable words from the book.
Begum taught the children a dance inspired by the pictures from the story and in drama they acted out scenes from the story.
In english the children created expanded noun phrases to decribe what they could see and wrote their own poems. It have been a wonderful week and the children have enjoyed expressing themselves through the arts!
Date: 23rd Jun 2023 @ 4:40pm
This week, we have started investigating how you can strengthen materials to hold a weight.
Our first challenge was to see who could make the strongest beam bridge using only one piece of card.
Date: 23rd Jun 2023 @ 4:31pm
Over the last few weeks, we have been working along side Tracy from St Helens Chamber to explore the world of work. We have enjoyed many activities such as: Careers Top Trumps and Life-opoly.
Date: 23rd Jun 2023 @ 4:16pm
Take a look at some of the great activities that we got upto during Sports Week.
Date: 23rd Jun 2023 @ 2:10pm
Year 2 worked in groups to create superhero comic inspired art. Today they added paint to their drawings and collages from last week. Take a look at their colourful group creations so far!
Date: 23rd Jun 2023 @ 2:07pm
Year 2 are having some brass band sessions with Mr Chadwick. Today they played 3 new notes.
Date: 18th Jun 2023 @ 4:28pm
The children went on a nature hunt this week in Forest School. They collected different natural materials and then made their own nature headband.
Date: 18th Jun 2023 @ 4:14pm
The children have had a fantastic week of sporting activities including Fit 4 KIds, Zumba, Yoga, gymnastics and finishing with Sports Day,
Date: 16th Jun 2023 @ 11:51am
Year 2 have had amazing Sports Week. On Monday they met an Olympic gymnast and completed a workout for charity. They have enjoyed Zumba, the daily mile and dance classes.
The children also made up an exercise routine for younger children to do and made posters for Soccer Aid. Our week was finished off by a wonderful Sports Day!
Date: 15th Jun 2023 @ 4:41pm
As part of our Sports Week - the Year 3 children have been watching some of Joe Wick's (The Body Coach) videos.
We have then discussed the importance of being healthy and having a fitness routine.
Today, we worked in teams to create our own Joe Wick's style routines and shared them with the rest of our class.
It was fun - but the exercises were tricky - especially in the heat!
Date: 9th Jun 2023 @ 1:38pm
This was the first lesson of our summer sessions. The children were introduced to the summer season and looked for the signs of summer all around them. Then the children went on a hunt through the forest to find a feather. After this they crushed up blackberries to make their own ink and used the feather quill to draw with. They had lots of fun crushing up the berries and using their quills.
Date: 6th Jun 2023 @ 8:30am
Another very busy half term for Y3 - answering learning questions such as:-
RE - Why are the Gurus important to Sikhs?
PSHRE - Why should we eat well and look after our teeth?
Science - What does a plant need to survive?
Maths - Fractions
English - The Firework Maker's Daughter
Take a look at some of our work.
Date: 4th Jun 2023 @ 6:46pm
To celebrate the end of our work on minibeasts we had a mini Ugly Bug Ball. All the children made their own minibeast mask and made their own ladybird or spider biscuit. We finished off by dancing to different songs inspired by minibeasts.
Date: 19th May 2023 @ 2:30pm
Today, we have been visited by the school nurse to help us learn a little more about our Learning Question:-
Why should we eat well and look after our teeth?
We learned all about the differnt types of teeth, when our baby teeth start to come out and the importance of a healthy diet for our teeth.
We also got to practise how to brush our teeth correctly - using a large scale model of a set of teeth.
It was fun!
Date: 19th May 2023 @ 2:23pm
This half term the children have been finding out all about minibeasts. We are currently reading the story 'A Good Place' by Lucy Cousins. The children have been inspired to create some natural minibeast art.