‘What the Ladybird Heard’ Role Play
Identifying ‘ch’ and ‘sh’ diagraphs
Synonyms for ‘big’ display; linked to ‘Monty at McBurgers’ (Year 1 reading book)
Practising letter formation in foam
Sorting objects into a simple venn diagram – green or not green
Creative & Expressive Activities
Mother’s Day Gift
Astronauts in their rocket
The water tray
Physical Development & Movement
KEY STAGE 1
Retelling Charlie Bear’s weekend using photographs in ‘Talking and Listening’
Writing responses to letters from pen pals
Measuring and recording distances in metres at which different sounds can be heard
World Around Us – Creation Studies and Science, Geography and History
Taste Test: sorting foods into sweet, bitter, salty and sour categories
Art & Design
Mother’s Day Cards and magnetised note clip
KEY STAGE 2
Opinion Writing inspired by ‘The Day the Crayons Quit’. We wrote letters from an alternate perspective using the OREO template.
Timed Bees & Pollination Game: the aim was to collect 2 grains of pollen from a flower (pupil); leave one in the hive and transfer one to a different flower. The game was quite competitive as each pair of bees was timed!
An eruptive lesson!
Making a hurricane (and its eye) with warm water and food colouring
Victorian Tea Party
Irish Famine Study
Wall display of Hudson Taylor’s life
Sketches produced by Y7 pupils
Pupils studied ‘Impressionism’
Design and Technology/Craft
Group recording pitch of a phrase from recorder piece ‘Alison’s camel has ten humps’ on large stave
Road Safety – Cycling Proficiency
Like other schools, we also take our primary pupils on day trips to enhance and consolidate their knowledge.
A little sleep on the bus!
At the blacksmith’s
In the sweet shop at Ulster Folk and Transport Museum
On the bus