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Spring Term 

We have had a fantastic practical week in Maths learning all about fractions. We used counters and Cuisenaire rods to help us to revise and consolidate our remote learning of this tricky topic.

Autumn Term 

We had a lovely treat afternoon from Bee Active of a fun team games competition. Well done to St George's team for coming first place!

In the last week of term, we had a beautiful collective worship to celebrate 'Advent' which we planned and resourced all by ourselves. 

In our Art lessons, we created Victorian themed Christmas cards using shading techniques, used a range of stitches to sew Christmas stocking decorations and also made wooden tree decorations in our outdoor learning lessons. Take a look at our wonderful creations!

During our Topic lessons with Mrs Alaimo, we took part in one of our class 'Extraordinary experiences' of a Victorian School Classroom. Because of lockdown, we brought the experience to the classroom for the children. Take a look...

We have been taking part in a series of 'Outdoor Learning Lessons'  with the Peak District Survival School. In our sessions, we have focused on Forces, the evolution of hunting tools, Victorian archery and the Wright Brother's first sustained flight.

We planned and celebrated a lovely collective worship together as a class on the theme of Remembrance and Peace. We wrote prayers on poppies, each one dedicated to a soldier who died in the war. Take peace in looking at our worship photos. 

Some of us have taken part in an exciting extra curricular club called 'Wild Play' which has included lots of outdoor learning including how to make fires, swinging hammocks and making the most out of the outdoor environment. Here's what we got up to...

To celebrate our class Saint and to link in with our RE lessons, we had a lovely collective worship together on 'St Francis and God's Creation'. We planned our collective worship together as a class, wrote Canticles and prayers to praise God for his wonderful creation and held a class competition to create a fact  file about Saint Francis. Well done to Emily who was our winner!  

In Science, we have been testing the properties of materials to see their usefulness. For example, we tested some to see if they were soluble, flexible or good conductors of electricity. Have a look at us working Scientifically...

 In PE this term, we have been learning all about Hockey. We have developed skills in passing and dribbling and know the correct posture and form when holding a hockey stick. Take a look at our pictures. 

As part of our extraordinary experiences, we had a class paper aeroplane competition. We wrote our worries about Covid-19 and coming back to school onto our planes and 'flew them away'...