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Unit: What is it like to play in a band?

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. 

Our First Weeks in Foundation Stage

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.

Y3 Photography workshop

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! 

Y3 Food: Vegetable Tarts

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.

Y3 Textiles: Cross stitch and applique

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. 

Y2 Moving Vehicles

Date: 14th Jul 2023 @ 2:22pm

In Design Technology Year 2 have designed and made their own moving vehicles. 


Colomendy Day 2

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. 

Colomendy Day 1

Date: 7th Jul 2023 @ 9:24pm

We have had a fantastic first day at Colomendy!

Arts Week in Nursery

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'.  

Forest School

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.

Arts Week in Y2

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! 


Building Bridges

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.

Learning to Work

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.

Sports Week in Y5

Date: 23rd Jun 2023 @ 4:16pm

Take a look at some of the great activities that we got upto during Sports Week.

Y2 Superhero Comic Art

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! 

Y2 Brass Band

Date: 23rd Jun 2023 @ 2:07pm

Year 2 are having some brass band sessions with Mr Chadwick. Today they played 3 new notes. 

Forest School

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.

Sports Week In Foundation Stage

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,

Y2 Sports Week and 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!  

Y3 - The Joe Wicks Challenge

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! 

Forest School

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.

Y3 Learning Walls - Summer Term 1

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. 

Foundation Stage Ugly Bug Ball

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.

School Nurse Visit to Y3

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!



Natural Minibeast Art in Nursery

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.

Lyme Community Primary, Lyme St, Newton-le-Willows WA12 9HD