In Crew Pashley’s reading group, this morning, Year 3/4 enjoyed spending some free time in the library to read some of their favourite books. The children enjoyed reading books to each other, sharing a book or quietly independently reading.
This week, we yet again, had lots to celebrate in our community meeting! We celebrated all of those children who have been reading at home the most in each crew! 📖 We also celebrated a ‘Star Reader’ 🌟 from each crew who has excelled in reading this week and they also had a yummy breakfast 😋 with Mrs Atherton yesterday! We also celebrated our ‘Learning Legends’ of the week 🏆 and it was lovely to see their grown ups here this week celebrating with them, they looked so proud! 😌 Finally we celebrated a member of Crew FE who wanted to shared an award that she had achieved at dancing! 💃 It is so lovely to hear about the children’s achievements out of school each week! 👏
This week we have spent our RE lessons learning all about Christianity and an important Christian person, Florence Nightingale. We have found out lots of interesting facts about Florence Nightingale and as a Crew we decided that she was a good Christian. She helped lots of people during the Crimean War and even set up her own nursing hospital when she came back to London! 🕯️🏥 We also looked at Christian hymns and discussed the messages that these songs portray. Our favourite was ‘This Little Light of Mine’ 💡⛪
This afternoon marked the end of our LKS2 Expedition, ‘Earth Shattering Events’. To celebrate all of the learning that had taken place we invited parents, grandparents and other family members to join us for a special celebration in the school hall. Children sang songs, performed poems and shared interesting facts that they had learnt about earth shattering events such as, earthquakes, volcanoes and floods. The children were amazing and we were all super proud of them! 👏
Thank you so much to all of the grown ups who attended to support their child/ren, it was a great turnout! Also if you didn’t get the opportunity to buy one of our celebratory baskets that includes the book that the children created as part of their Autumn Expedition, then these will be available to purchase from Crew Thompson after school tomorrow!
Such a lovely day spent as our new crew. We’ve completed some crew challenges while also getting to know each other. Children made name cards as there were lots of new faces for me but I think I’d remembered them all by the end of the day. We’ve played chess, finding someone in the crew who like marvel films for instance, some inference and predictions about a story which lead to us discussing the moral of the story. This afternoon, children had to work together to get into height order and birthday order before finishing off with one partner drawing and the other explaining what they had to draw. ✍️
We discussed the importance of crew and some of the expectations for next year. We’ll be able to get these properly embedded when we return after the summer break.
I’m looking forward to a great year with year 4 and I’ve every faith they will be amazing. Exciting times ahead. 😊🤩
Today, some of LKS2 had the opportunity to visit the school library and select a book of their choice to read for pleasure. The children enjoyed being in a quiet space with their peers and getting stuck into a book! I wish I could have joined them!!