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12 May 2022

Plant a Tree for the Jubilee

As part of the Platinum Jubilee we are planting several trees around school which have kindly been donated by Ellesmere Town Council. These trees will be registered to form part of the The Queen’s Green Canopy – an initiative to encourage people to ‘plant a tree for the Jubilee’.

12 May 2022

Roots and Shoots

We are continuing our “Roots and Shoots” theme and the Nursery children have been excited to see their potatoes and seeds starting to sprout this week.  Our beans have germinated really well and the children are hoping for a really tall beanstalk to appear!  In our Maths sessions all of the children have practised being […]

12 May 2022

Reception Children Spring into Action

In Reception we have continued our focus on Spring and have spent lots of time outdoors! We have read a variety of fiction and non-fiction books linking to Spring, as well as other versions of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’. We discovered so many signs of Spring this week in Forest School. I wonder if any […]

12 May 2022

Year 1 Explore the Great Outdoors

This week in Potter class the children have explored the outdoor area. We have searched for evergreen and deciduous trees and looked closely at the leaves to help us to classify them. Children have become scientists and thought of their own way of classifying the leaves based on their observations. Children have also extracted seeds […]

12 May 2022

Fee-fi-fo-fum

It has been a short but busy week. We have looked at the story ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ and written a careful description of the giant warning people to watch out for him. Quinn has been chosen as Star of the Week as her description was so good. We have been continuing our ‘ fair […]

12 May 2022

Magnificent Magnets

This week we have continued to learn about Forces and Magnets. This week we have used magnets to investigate magnetic and non-magnetic materials. Near the end of the week, we conducted another investigation on which magnet was the strongest by using paper clips! We have continued our work on the Iron Man and have begun […]

12 May 2022

Electrifying Learning

This week in Year 4, we have been constructing a simple series electrical circuit and using all the correct terminology to identify the key parts. We have been very impressed with the way the children have derived their own questions based on this. Next week, we will be using different scientific enquiries to answer these […]

12 May 2022

Fantastic Forces

This week Year 5 have continued with their understanding of forces, linked to our mini mission about the Titanic! We used our findings from last week to plan and carry out further buoyancy investigations and understand what makes objects buoyant. Some of the theories included ‘Are all objects with an air pocket buoyant?’ ‘Does a […]

12 May 2022

Back to the Forest

Carroll class were really happy to be back in the forest this week! Not only did they have fun, but also they demonstrated the importance of taking time to learn outside of the classroom, especially whilst immersing themselves in nature. After working so hard towards SATs week, it was great that they had the opportunity […]