Our Class Blogs
Upper-Primary, Year 5/6
Welcome back to Upper Primary!
Upper Primary pupils have started off this school year in a great way - they have had team building activities with the other Primary classes, made 'I like-portraits' and pupils are now busy learning both Numeracy, Language arts and IPC! Romeo's birthday party during the first school week was a great kick off for our class. Mohammed from Qatar and UAE has joined our class - welcome!
In class, pupils are now getting used to our weekly routines. We discussed behaviour when deciding on Upper Primary Class Rules. Pupils agreed on a number of rules and now they try to follow them, both in class and out on the play ground. What do you think about class rules like for example "We celebrate each other's successes" and "Respect each other" and "Think before you speak"?
When working with the first Personal Goal in IPC, we discussed what Respect is, how they can show it - and why it is important. We show respect to others because we know that we deserve respect ourselves. Upper Primary pupils are now trying to treat others the...Read the full article
What a great start we have had! The children are settling into their new class, learning the rules and routines and making new friends. They have decided we are the ‘owl class’! To decorate our class window each child made their own owl and had lots of fun painting the tree branches to put them on! They have learnt about owl habitats, what they eat, special features and the names of different owls. Their favourite owl is the pygmy owl! (the smallest owl in the world!) There was great excitement in the class when they became little scientists and dissected a real owl pellet!
Our Jolly Phonics programme has already got under way. The children have been practising the sounds ‘s’, ‘a’, ‘t’, ‘I’, and ‘p’ and how to write them. There is a real buzz in the class with everybody eager to learn.
In numeracy work the children are practising counting and writing the numerals correctly.
The children were introduced to our castle with the eight personal values that we will learn during the year. Our first value is all about ‘respect’. We discussed being kind to each other, listening when others are...Read the full article
Middle Primary, Year 2
It has been a very busy start to the new academic year: getting to know each other, organising our classroom, getting used to routines again and settling down to work. The children seem to love their new class and feel at home!...Read the full article