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Photos from our Fairy Tale Wow day when we found about different stories

Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2023 and our brand new topic in Key Stage One-

'Once upon a time.....'

We are starting the term by finding out all about traditional tales-the characters, the settings, the plots and the themes.

We cannot wait to share our exciting learning with you!

 

Welcome to the Key Stage One News Page!

We do some many wonderful things in school and we would like to share them with you. We shall update this page so that you can see what has been happening.

Key Stage 1 Pirate Day

The children in Year 1 and 2 started their pirate topic with a wonderful pirate day. They did pirate dancing, digging for treasure, designed a flag and made their own pirate hook. What an amazing day!

Year 1 Diwali Celebrations

Our Year 1 children celebrated the 'Festival of Light' this week by dressing up and making special Diva lamps.

Island to Island- Gregory Cool

The children in Year 2 explored the story of Gregory Cool and his visit to Tobago. They had a chance to taste all of the exotic foods that Gregory ate when he was on the island.

 

Our visit up the Wrekin with Arthog September 2022

Autumn Term History

This term we have been learning about the Maker's Trail around Wellington and finding out about Hesba Stretton who was a famous person from Wellington. We walked into town to find out more about her.

Welcome to the new school year. All of the children have settled in brilliantly into their new Year 1 and Year 2 classes. They are getting to know each other and making lots of new friends. They had a special assembly with Mrs Butele all about what it means to be a wonderful Short Woody. Watch this space for more exciting news as we go through the term!

Food, Glorious Food

We had a wonderful start to our new term with a visit to Morrells Wood Farm. We met the cows and found out all about the food chain. Thank you so much to Farmer Derek for letting us visit!

'Up, Up and Away'

What a brilliant start we had to our new term and new topic with a visit to see The Snowman in Birmingham. It was amazing and we used it to inspire us to write some amazing descriptions of the snowman and the little boy.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Phew...what a busy term we have had. We have loved our topic, 'Let's celebrate'.

We shall see you next year in 2022!

Diwali Celebrations

As part of our topic on Celebrations this term, we have found out about Diwali. The children all made Diva lamps and Assia arranged them for us in the hall. Mrs Harris told us all the story of Rama and Sita.

World War 1 Trail

As part of their outdoor learning session this week, the children in Key Stage One followed a trail of clues about World War 1. They found out about the story of Ben and Ray and their journey from the farm to the battlefields. As part of their history learning, they looked for different sources to help them find out more.

Here is the story we were looking at for you to share at home.

Where the Poppies Now Grow read by School Council

Remember, Remember the Fifth of November!

The Year 1 and 2 children took part in a special outdoor history trail when they found out about a man called Guy Fawkes!

Our visit to Christ Church- 4th and 5th October. News report by Tamheeda from Year 2.

We made bread for our Harvest display.

Harvest Festival on Thursday 7th October. News report by Ayra in Year 2.

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