Teachers~ Mrs Victoria Sheppard & Mrs Clair Morris
LSAs ~ Mrs Helen Rawlins & Mrs Marcelle Hunt
Class 2 have had a very busy time recently! We finished Term 4 with our fabulous Colour Run which we planned, advertised and fundraised for entirely by ourselves!! We had a wonderful afternoon with Class 1, getting very wet and powdery (thanks parents!) and, most importantly, we raised over £675 for charity! Shelter Box, the lucky organisation to receive our hard earned cash, provide temporary shelter to people in war-torn countries, often in the form of life saving tents, mosquito nets, cooking equipment and water purifiers. Our topic, Houses and Homes, really made us think about all the things we take for granted and there was no way we could do nothing once we started to learn all about the suffering in other parts of the world.
We have focused on a story by Quentin Blake called 'Mrs Armitage, Queen of the Road'. We have enjoyed writing letters to the different characters in the story, giving us a chance to show off our writing skills! Watch this space for photos our new class display and some of our work. This story links well to our 'Transport' topic. We have been finding out about types of transport that our Grandparents and other relatives might have used when they were younger that may have been different to what we use today. We have also had the opportunity of participating in wheelchair basketball - even Mrs Sheppard and Mrs Rawlins had a go! It was interesting to find out why and how people use wheelchairs and fun to explore first hand what it feels like.
If you didn't get a chance to see our KS1 Nativity, 'Lights, Camel, Action!', please see some of the pictures from the performance practice sessions below. It was such great fun and everyone loved it! We worked incredibly hard and learnt so many words. What a show!to use it in sport.