Autumn

This week has been a creative week of Autumn fun. We have made leaf charms, bird feeders and season posters.

Sunshine class have enjoyed finding out about the different seasons and how each one is different because of the weather.

In maths this week we have been ordering our numbers to 10,…

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Hooray for Harvest

What another wonderful week we have had in Sunshine class. Children have continued becoming familiar with the indoor and outdoor environments as they have chosen their own resources and activities to engage in throughout the week. The water and home corner areas have been very popular.

We have…

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Scarecrows Wedding

This week our main focus was the book Scarecrows Wedding. The reason for choosing this book is one of the children noticed a picture of Mrs Parkinson on her wedding day in the classroom and started to ask lots of questions.

Children interpret books in lots of different ways.....

From the…

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Our First full week in Sunshine Class

Sunshine Class have had a wonderful week settling into life at Pool House School. 

They have been exploring the different areas in our classroom, learning the school rules, making friends, and have began to learn our phase 2 phonics sounds.

Thank you to everyone who completed their leaf…

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First Day

Today was Sunshine Classes first day in School. They have had an excellent start to their school life and settled in really well.

They have enjoyed exploring the school and the school grounds.

They have also had lots of fun in our indoor and outdoor classroom envrionment, making new friends…

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A very busy week

This week has been the busiest week of the year so far (well it feels like it). This week saw the dress rehearsal for the school production of Greased, followed by the final showing to an audience on Wednesday. All those who attended said it was amazing and how well the children had performed.…

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Busy week of rehearsals, tests and summer fayre

This week has been a busy week with rehearsals for the summer play, summer fayre and end of year tests.

In the English lessons we have done we have been writing diary entries about how we would feel if we encountered the Iron Man.

This week’s geography was focused on where our foods come…

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The week ends quickly

This week has gone very fast in Silver class. Not only have we been busy with our lessons but some of us have been busy with our rehearsals.

Subject review

RE- This week we have been looking how Hindus worship at home (as well as at the temple) to a shrine. We then created our own class…

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Week ending the 16thJune

This week in silver class we have been very busy. This is what we have been doing:-

In Geography we have been researching earthquakes. We have been understanding the impact that they have on people and the landscape.

In English we have started a new unit of work studying the Iron Man bool by…

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Indoor cycling!

Our week in silver class has concluded with our class sponsored event. We have been riding an exercise bike lent to us by Mrs Preston. We took it in turns throughout the day and managed a total of 232km in just over 6 hours. Everyone in class took part several times. Look at the photos on the…

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Interviews in Silver Class

This week in History, silver class have been continuing to study the Indus Valley with Miss Merraoui. One of the focuses was on the type of jobs which they would carry out if they lived in the Indus Valley over 4000 years ago. The children created their own job adverts.

Keelie was looking for a…

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The heat is on

The heat was turned up this week in silver class. Temperatures of 25 degrees inside class were seen on the thermometers in class and 27 degrees outside the class room. In class a busy week was had by all. We all enjoyed the bank holiday on Monday and look forward to the next one at the end of…

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End of another week

I cannot believe how quick the weeks are going. We have already had 2 weeks in our last term of the school year. In PE we have started some work on aspects of athletics. This week we have focused upon running. We have looked at how to run better and to put this into practice. In maths with Miss…

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End of a quick week!

First week back

The end of our first week back after Easter sees the sun coming out so hopefully we will have a good weekend. We have been working hard this week on division in mathematics. Some of us found this very hard to do. The week seems to have gone by very fast. The children took home a…

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End of the week with red noses

We have come to the end of another busy week. The week began with all the children paining a pot with Jane from ‘Fire 4 U’. Jane then took the pots back to her studio to be glazed, dried and then fired in one of her kilns. Jane has emailed me to say that the pots have gone into her kiln called…

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Science week in Silver class

Science week has come to an end in Silver class. We have been investigating forces in action. Our task was to design and build a parachute or some other design to support an egg dropped from the top of a set of ladders. At the start of the week we looked at how parachutes work. We then split into…

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A very busy week

Finally Friday night has arrived. What a busy week we have all had in silver class. The week started with our lessons as normal on Monday. Shrove Tuesday was then lots of fun. All the classes had time slots in the staff room to make pancakes. Mr Mearns took charges of the pan and made us all…

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Another week goes by

Well it is hard to believe that it is Friday again. It only seems like yesterday that I was writing our blog for last week.

In silver class this week Miss Desai has continued teaching our maths and english lessons. These are going really well. Today the children finished writing their reports…

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End of the week 27th Jan

The end of another week has come. We have all been working well in silver class this week. The children have been working hard with Miss Desai in the mornings on english and maths. In the afternoons we have lots going on. Check out the photos in the gallery for the Joggling ( yes I said Joggling )…

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The new spring term

The new term has started in silver class. We have all come back to school after our Christmas break with new enthusiasm. A big welcome to our new class member Gabriel. Another welcome to Miss Desai who will be teaching the class alongside Mr Mearns.

Over the past 3 weeks we have been working on…

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