Last week, Year 2 took part in a mini tennis festival where they learned the basic skills of tennis. They practised serving and basic ball skills. They all worked very hard and were beautifully behaved. We have some great tennis players in the making! Thank you to our wonderful parent helpers!
The children in Years 1 and 2 recently visited St. Bede’s Church to learn more about the sacrament of baptism, which is an aspect of the Religious Education curriculum.
The children were warmly welcomed by Father Bill, who provided an immersive experience as the children learned about the significance of baptism in the Christian faith, as well as offering insights into the history and meaning behind the sacrament.
The visit not only deepened the children’s understanding of baptism but also fostered a sense of connection and community within St. Bede’s Church.
Year 5 invited Father Bill into class this week to talk about the sacrament of marriage. We have been considering the big question “Is commitment important?” as part of our RE work.
We discussed the meaning of commitment and Father Bill explained the details of a marriage ceremony, including the promises made, the blessing of the rings and the nuptial blessing. We also discussed our favourite hymns and readings that might be used.
The children in Nursery had great fun joining in activities for World Nursery Rhyme Week. They did a fantastic job of singing the rhymes and copying the actions.
The children were invited to wear a pair of odd socks to mark the start of ‘Anti-Bullying Week 2023’. The children certainly expressed their individuality with their fantastic array of ‘Odd Socks’ – here are some images of the children in Year 4.
We dressed up as Pudsey and Blush. We did the ‘Bearpee’ Joe Wicks challenge. Look at the fun we had and the energy we needed to complete the challenge!
The children had a fantastic time today when they took part in the ‘Pudsey Bearpees Challenge’ raising money for Children in Need.
Nursery, Year 1, and Year 2 getting active!
We had an action packed few days on this year’s residential. The children took part in every activity with a smile on their face (even the Piranha Pool!) and great determination. They were well-mannered and a pleasure to spend time with. We hope they enjoyed the trip as much as we did!
Mrs Devine, Mrs Welsh and Mrs McDonald
This week, Year 5 attended a dodgeball event at Temple Park. All of the children tried very hard and worked brilliantly in their teams. Well done, Year 5!
Key Stage 2 classes recently took part in a virtual visit from award-winning author, Hannah Gold.
During the virtual visit, Hannah spoke about her bestselling books The Last Bear and The Lost Whale. She also introduced the children to her highly anticipated third book, Finding Bear. Hannah spoke about her exciting work and the background to her latest book, as well as answering pupils’ questions in a Q&A session.
Some of the children enjoyed listening to Hannah so much that they were motivated to write their own animal stories inspired by Finding Bear.