P.C. Parry visited Year 1 today to help us learn more about the role of the emergency services. We found out about the important and essential roles that they play and even got to try on some of the uniform. Thank you P.C Parry.
Year 1 have been using a range of skills to learn more about Remembrance Day. In pairs, we developed our oracy skills by asking each other questions and we then used the Green Screen to record our responses. We continued to develop our ICT skills by creating poppy pictures using JIT paint. We also used a range of equipment to create and build poppies.
Year 1 used Skype this week to speak with a lady in America and her very important companion….Molly the Firedog. We learnt about how dogs are used to support the fire service and Molly even showed us some of her tricks. Thank you to Danya for an informative and interesting Skype session.
What an amazing effort by our rugby team in their first ever game! They lost 6 tries to 3 to a very good St Joseph’s team. They should all be very proud. We have another 2 games next Tuesday at Cwm Level Park against Plasmarl and Clwyd!
We recreated the human digestive system in Year 5 today! Children used scissors as teeth, water as saliva, vinegar as stomach acid, and tights as an intestine! The children recreated the process and could see how nutrients leave the intestine into the body to be used, while the waste gets processed through the intestine and into the toilet!
A huge congratulations to the football team, who won the Swansea Football Tournament. They will now progress to a West Wales Tournament where the winners will go on to Villa Park! All the children played amazingly well and were great sportsmen. They did themselves and the school proud.
Thank you to our Governor, Mr R Heath, who gave up his time to share his story on how WW2 effected his family history. It was an excellent,informative presentation related to our World War 2 topic. Diolch
nursery and Reception have begun their week thinking about friendship! We read ‘Hugless Douglas’ by David Melling, and realised that we can all be good friends!
The session began with the children creating a handprint poster, showing of their ‘Helping Hands’, they made some beautiful heart toast with a friend. There is more to come later today with friendship bracelets, and making a mobile.
We are learning about instructions in Year 1 this term. We followed some oral instructions to create our own Poppy biscuits. We then read, discussed and followed written instructions to make our own medals.
As part of our focus on ‘real life’ superheroes, the Year 1 children have been finding out about Remembrance Day and why some people wear poppies at this time of year. Here we are creating our own poppies…