What a busy half term we’ve had! For their fiction topic, Year 3 were learning how to write suspenseful narratives, using skills like empty words and speech to show the characters’ feelings. David certain had a rollercoaster of emotions in this story! Year 4 have had a ball writing their persuasion pieces, from formal estate […]
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Everyone has had a great term of learning in RE so far with a wide range of faiths and practices being explored. Reception have been learning about Islam, in particular the holy month of Ramadan and the Eid al -Fitr celebrations which mark the end of Ramadan. The children were lucky enough to have a […]
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As the weather improves, across the school we are taking an opportunity to get outside and explore in our geography units. Every year group is getting to grips with mapping and fieldwork! From exploring storybook maps in year 1, to using OS maps in Year 3, to using 4 and 6 figure grid references & […]
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After a very busy art half term we’ve now got some incredible final projects! Year 3 Inspired by sculptor Louise Bourgeois, year 3 have created their very own wire and fabric insect sculptures! We used a technique called binding to attach our fabric together and connect the wings. Can you workout which is the dragonfly, […]
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Over the last few weeks everyone has been exploring the meaning of Easter for Christians. The children have built upon their existing knowledge, made new connections, learned lots of new vocabulary and gained a deeper understanding of the Easter story. Reception have been learning about springtime and how Easter is a time to think about […]
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This half term has been all about HISTORY! Every class has been thinking hard about things that happened in the past and becoming proper historians; considering significance, evidence and impact. Year 1 Having studied the life of the incredible Mary Anning and the importance she had in the world of fossils, year 1 have moved […]
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It’s a busy half-term, as usual, for our St. Margaret’s scientists.👨🏾🔬🧑🏽🔬 Reception continue to explore the world around them, and with the garden bursting into life as Spring finally seems to be on the way, there are new things to discover every day. KS1 are learning about materials and their properties. They’ve been doing lots […]
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We are travelling back in time this half term at St Margaret’s, as (nearly) every class is studying an in depth history topic. Year 1 are learning all about significant people from the past, and have already dug deep into the life of fossil collector Mary Anning. They’ll also study the legendary David Attenborough and […]
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There is lots of interesting Maths going on this half term. From algebra in Year 6, to measurement in Year 3, to building to 8 in Reception class. Across the school, our investigations will be focussed on “Working Backwards”. Year 5 have already got their teeth stuck into ‘the cheese machine’ , whilst year 4 […]
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