Your school needs you! If you have any ideas for new activities or would like to volunteer to help on the day, please get in touch with Ms Steer personally or via email through the office email. Any questions or suggestions? Please come and speak to Ms Steer (Reception teacher) before or after school.
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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
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 […]
Read More You can still be in with a chance to win!
Get those outfits ready! What will you wear on the day? Will it be a National costume, your favourite football team’s shirt or a beautiful outfit that shows your character off the best? Time to get planning a day off from wearing school uniform.
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We had the opportunity to work with year 4 to build a structure, a den for us to be precise! Year 4 helped us by giving us directions, they tried to talk us through the process of the building from the viewpoint of their job role, these were project manager, supplier, builder, and planner. We […]
Read More Reception and year 4 – DT structures
This week, Year 3 and 4 have ventured inside the body to look at the digestive system! We travelled from the start of the digestive system (the mouth), down the oesophagus into the stomach, then into small intestines, followed by the large intestines then finally into the rectum to wait for a signal to the […]
Read More Science in LKS2
This week we have been learning how to tie knots in Year 3 and 4. We started our knot tying with practicing tying our ’laces’. With perseverance and team work, we were all successful in trying our laces. Once we had mastered tying our laces, we moved on to start learning some important knots that […]
Read More Getting knotty in LKS2
In RE this week, year 3 and 4 learnt about the four Noble Truths and Nirvana. We learnt that Buddhists use Mandalas as a symbol of the universe in its ideal form. We then used our art lesson to have a go at creating our own Mandalas.
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This week LKS2 have been learning about different joints to build structures. We discussed which joint we thought would be the strongest. We also used polydron to investigate which shapes are the strongest to build with – triangles! Whilst we looked at this – we used out polydron to identify 2D and 3D shapes.
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This week we learnt about the fashion in Ancient Egypt. Once we had learnt about it all we had the chance to dress up in a wealthy Egyptians outfit. Unfortunately, we couldn’t dress up like Ancient Egyptian children as they used to wear NOTHING!
Read More Ancient Egyptian fashion