We have been learning about Hinduism - we welcomed a special visitor, Vijayanti, to help us understand more!
To compliment our topic on "The Great Fire of London" we went to Ormskirk Fire Station to find out about fire safety today.
Here we are programming our beebots!
Well done to Bonnie who won the Taylor Wimpy colouring competition and Matthew and Lizzie who were runners up! We all got a book to take home for all of our fabulous colouring!
Year 2 have been doing fractions practically to work out 2/3 and 3/4 of amounts.
Spanish day in Elm! We were taught salsa dancing, sang Spanish songs, tasted Spanish food and created our own Gaudi mosaics!
We are examining the handwritten "Hearth Tax" record, taken 2 weeks before the fire. It was a little tricky to read but we kept trying!
We are independently reading Traditional Tales and collecting favourite words and phrases to use in our writing.
We are using Numicon to help us understand multiplication.
We had a visit from Vets 4 Pets and they talked to us about how to care for pets. They brought some of their friends in too!
We had a surprise in Elm this morning. Eddie the Elf has come to stay with us and has written everyone's name on their own special baubles!
Our year 1 children are making amounts of money and our year 2 children are making amounts in different ways - what fun we have had!
Fractions frenzy! We have been learning about fractions in a fun and practical way!
We all went to join the library to choose a book. We were read a funny story by Linda and had snacks and a drink too!
As part of our Judaism topic, we had some very special visitors from the Southport Reform Synagogue to tell us all about Judaism, look at a Torah scroll, taste some delicious foods and look at Jewish artefacts!
We are learning about the famous artist Lowry, we decided to make a picture of Ormkskirk in the style of Lowry, we used pastels, charcoals and mixed our own paints just like Lowry did!
This week, we have read books independently and collected our favourite words and phrases.
We are using all of the areas in our classroom, fine motor skills, writing table and computers.
Here we are playing the glockenspiels in our Music lesson!
Elm Class Dance - 'One Step Beyond'
Come & see our display at Ormskirk Library
Maple class came to present what they had learnt about magnets to us. A big well done to them for teaching us so much - well done Maple!
We have been using our sense of taste to investigate whether we can identify the flavour of crisps, blind folded.
We have been investigating our senses, one of our experiments was to see if we could work out what smell each pot contained... some were a little tricky!
Some of our children have been learning about bar charts by making one with their shoes to compare shoe sizes. They will be answering questions about such as "how many more... how many altogether...how many fewer..." etc
As part of our Ormskirk topic, we have designed and made our own Church in the style of Ormskirk St Peter and St Paul Church with a tower and a steeple.
Here are our finished churches.
Here we are representing numbers in different ways, using base 10, money, place value cards and counting beads!
Ormskirk Community Partnership came in to talk to us about the history of our town. We looked at old photos, designed our own gingerbread men and tasted Ormskirk gingerbread - we learnt lots
As part of our British Values approach, we demonstrated democracy by voting for our school council representatives.
Look who came to see us when we were reading the Three Little Pigs! We had a chance to ask the wolf questions.
Bing BunnyHave fun making a colourful picture with Bing and Flop.