Science is everywhere you look at St. Margaret’s, from Reception hunting for signs of spring in the garden, to Years 5 & 6 plotting the waxing and waning of the moon. Year 1 have been learning about classification. They’ve used an animal making ‘machine’ to make mammals and have been playing Guess Who in order […]
Read More From Earth to space – Science at St. Margaret’s
Religious Education has got off to a great start this term. Reception are learning positive values through stories and fables from a range of religions. Their favourite so far has been the tale of the crocodile and the priest- a traditional Sikh story which teaches that being judgemental and thinking we are superior to others […]
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Can you guess what story we are telling? We use actions to help us remember, we read this using just a story map!
Read More Year 1 – Talk4Writing
On Sunday I went to see the Queen, and placed our class prayer at the sparkiest spot I could find in Green Park. We were SO proud of this prayer, these words were all their own. We’ll done Year 1!
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Year 1 and 2 are exploring friendship and kindness in their RE lessons this half term. We are looking at ways to be a good friend and also learning bible stories where Jesus showed friendship and taught his disciples how to treat one another. Today the children brainstormed examples of friendship and used role play […]
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We have been blown away with the level of support you have all shown and how many volunteer slips have been handed in for International Day. The prizes are still up for grabs and the slips have been transferred to sign up sheets. If you want to add your name to the food or craft […]
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Today, we designed our final bridges. We had to think about what materials we will use and how we will create them. Here are our designs. The bridges will need to be more than 30cm to meet the design brief. Time to get building! We used paper straws to start making the triangles to support […]
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On Friday, Year One enjoyed the challenge of a new matching game on the ipads. Working in pairs they needed to match parts of the body with their names. We will definitely be playing again!
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Today in Year One, we looked closer at the human body. We reminded ourselves of the Parts of the Body but started to notice, not everyone is the same. Some people have straight hair, others curly. Some people have light skin, dark skin, a birthmark or freckles. These things make us different but we’re all […]
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Wow, What a lesson! Today, Year One we’re investigating how shaping materials can impact how stable a structure can be. We experimented with lots of different ideas to see how many blocks 1 sheet of paper can hold! We started thinking about how we cod reinforce our structures to make them even stronger! How many […]
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