Gallery: Have a look at all the exciting things that have been happening at Christ Church.

2016/2017 - It's proved to be another super year at Christ Church!

July 2017

Farewell Year 6 

 Our amazing Year 6 children put on a superb end of year production and leavers' service. They also enjoyed a celebratory lunch and were bought leavers' hoodies by the School Association.

   

June 2017

 

Visits out of school

Throughout this term different year groups have enjoyed visits to the local area and further afield.

   

 

History Workshops

Children across school have enjoyed various history workshops and visits this year.

 

 

Bikeability

Year 6 had a super two days learning about cycling safety.

 

 Whitemoor Lakes

What a great week of adventure for Year 4!

  

May 2017

Good to be Green

 Another half term with lots to celebrate!

   

 

Tennis Success

  Children in Year 3 and Year 4 took part in a tennis tournament - well done to all involved!

Outdoor Learning

 We love to make use of out amazing outdoor space at Christ Church.

  

Post SATs Party

 After such a hardworking week; Year 6 knew how to party!

 

Learning across school

 The Summer term continued to be busy for everyone at Christ Church.

  

SATs Breakfast

Year 6 enjoyed time with their friends whilst eating breakfast this week. All before taking on their SATs papers.

April 2017

 

Planting Seeds

 Year 2 had an exciting morning planting seeds which will then grow and form part of their salads later in the year.

Year 1 Big Question

 Wow, what a way to launch Year 1's brand new Big Question!

 

Healthy Debate

 Year 2 held a debate about potential housing being built on a green area.

Environmental Art

 Children in Year 6 incorporated our Christ Church Values and art to create these masterpieces:

  

March 2017

Busy Bees

 Our reception busy bees in action!

 

Tag Rugby

 Children from Year 5 and 6 took part in a tag rugby tournament in Burntwood. It was brilliant to see the team support and encouragement of everyone involved.

Year 6 visit Church 

 Year 6 spent the morning at our beautiful church learning all about the reredos. How fantastic to be able to get so up close and personal to such a historic piece.

Red Nose Day

 Christ Church once again raised a huge amount of money for charity by supporting Red Nose Day.

  

Kindness Worship

 Year 1 led a super worship themed around kindness.

 

Value Tokens

 After the successful and exciting launch of the Christ Church Value Tokens, Reception and Year 6 were the first year groups to earn their prize!

 

Science week

 A wonderful week in school where each year group explored a different area of science. All of this was led by our fantastic Science Leaders.

January 2017

How do we digest?

Year 4 have been busy learning about the digestive system in science.

 

Maths at Christ Church

There have been lots of interesting maths lessons happening around school this week.

 

5EP Inspire Workshop

Miss Perks' Year 5 class loved learning with adults from home this Tuesday. Thanks to all of those who came to show their support.

 

Keeping Active

We love Games and PE at Christ Church. Look what we've been doing in our Games and PE lessons this week.

 

What do we know about shape?

Children in Year 6 this week have explored many different 2D and 3D shapes. In addition they have found the volume and surface area of cubes and cuboids.

 

Bikeability in Reception

It's been an exciting week for Reception has they have taken part in the Bikeability course. This will continue for the next couple of weeks. Well done Reception!

 

A special visitor in Year 1!

Year 1 have been reading the story of Little Red Riding Hood and this week they had a special visit from the wolf himself! They had the opportunity to ask lots of questions and find out the truth about the different characters.

 

Winter walk

Reception enjoyed their winter walk and hot chocolate! It's amazing to see how the surroundings of our school change in the different seasons. The hot chocolate was very tasty too!

 

Learning to divide?

Year 1 have been learning to divide this week - well done Year 1!

 

Where is Mr Wolf?

Year 1 have been detectives this week whilst searching for Mr Wolf. Where can he be?

 

Learning in Reception

It's been a busy week for Reception as they have been learning all about Winter. They have made delicious hot chocolate and designed their very own snowflakes!

 

Gymnastics!

Year 3 have been showcasing their amazing gymnastic ability this week in P.E.

 

Africa!

As part of their Big Question, Year 2 have been looking at various museum artefacts about Africa.

 

Learning in Year 6

It's been a busy week for Year 6! They have located different countries around the world; thinking about capital cities and time zones too. In addition to this they have explored the evolution of the Galapagos tortoise and what life is like on the islands.

Get Inspired!

Well done to 5EM for hosting a super Inspire Workshop earlier this week. It was great to see so many adults from home learning together with Year 5!

Visit from Zoolab

It's been an exciting week for Year 2 as they have had a visit from Zoolab where they have been learning about the different habitats of animals.

 

Volcanoes

As part of their Big Question, Year 3 have been learning about some of the world's most dangerous volcanoes.

 

What's the property?

As part of their Science this week, Year 5 have been exploring the properties of different rocks.

 

Who first lived in Britain?

This is the Big Question this half term for the children in Year 4. They have re-created 'caves' in their classroom to explore!

 

How does it move?

As part of their learning in DT, Year 6 have been looking at how different vehicles move. This is in preparation for their DT projects later this half term.

 

Time to reflect

 With the introduction of Reflection Books across school; Year 6 have enjoyed having time to reflect.

 

Learning about Africa

As part of their Big Question, Year 2 have been exploring the amazing and fascinating continent of Africa.

Writing in Year 1

Take a look at the super progress our Year 1 children are making with their writing.

2015/2016 - Take a look at what a wonderful year it has been for everyone at Christ Church.

Good to be Green

We've celebrated a super final worship of the school year this morning. It really is wonderful to see so many children receiving awards and staying Green for the whole half term!

 

Farewell Year 6

We are so proud of each of them and wish them all the luck as they move to their new school in September.

 

Bistro Lunch

Thanks to our talented kitchen staff, the children had a choice of hot dog, steak or chicken. The pudding was a delicious chocolate brownie sundae!

 

Leavers' Service

It was great to hear about their fond memories of Christ Church.

Cookery Class of 2016

Congratulations to all of the Key Stage 2 children who have taken part in the cookery classes with Chef Gary this half term. We cannot believe the dishes that you have served up!

We hope you enjoy your cookery essentials that you have been presented with in our Good to be Green worship.

 

Reception's first trip!

 The children spent the day at Wolseley Bridge where they explored different areas of nature. Of course, one of the most exciting parts of the day was going on the coach with their friends and eating their packed lunch!

 

Year 6 Production

Year 6 performed their Production: Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies to their families on Wednesday 13th July. We are so proud of all of the children and cannot believe the amount of talent we have at Christ Church.

 

Sports Day

Thank you to all of the adults who came to support our wonderful children.
Congratulations to Mambas (KS1) and Lions (KS2) who won.

 

 

Dahl in a day

As part of the Lichfield Festival some children from Year 6 had the opportunity to take part in Dahl in a day. The children spent the day at The Garrick where they focussed on Roald Dahl's The Witches. After just a few hours and some amazing workshops, the children developed a brilliant performance. On the same evening they performed to a sell-out theatre!

 

Home-grown food

 Impressively, Year 2 prepared salads with lettuces that they grew at school! We couldn't believe how delicious they all looked.

 

Drayton Manor

After working extremely hard all year, Year 6 enjoyed a day at Drayton Manor. Although the weather might have been a little wetter than we'd hoped for; the children had a wonderful time with their friends!

 

Speaking Competition

A huge well done to Dominic and Harry who took part in a speaking competition at St.Chad's about the EU Referendum.
Dominic was awarded the overall winner for Year 5.
We are extremely proud of both boys.

 

Gardening Day

Thank you to all of the adults and children who helped with the Christ Church Gardening Day on Saturday 18th June.
It was great to see so many of you there. Our environmental area has now been cleared and can be enjoyed by the children at school. We are very proud to have such a wonderful Christ Church community!

 

Egyptian Day

To launch their new Big Question: Could you survive in Ancient Egypt? Year 3 held a wonderful Egyptian Day.

   

 

Hotel Christ Church

Year 3 as they had the opportunity to sleep at school! The children had a great time playing games and sleeping in the school hall.
Well done Year 3!

 

Using the Environmental Area

Year 3 used the Environmental Area whilst exploring their Big Question: How did that blossom become and apple?

 

Road to Rio

Christ Church had the opportunity to experience different sporting events from the Paralympic Games.

 

Learning to cook!

A group of children from Key Stage 2 had the amazing opportunity of working with a professional chef. The children bought their ingredients and prepared some fantastic food!

 

Science with sweets!

Year 6 investigated the question: Which is the best sweet to eat in class without a teacher noticing?

 

Digital Leaders

Our Digital Leaders met with a company who discussed the possibly of introducing touch-screen whiteboards to Christ Church.

They were very impressed!

 

Lichfield Library

Reception visited Lichfield Library as part of National Book Start Week.

 

 Sponsored Run

 Great to see that so many classes raising so much money.

 

Whitemoor Lakes

Year 4 had a super three days on their residential at Whitemoor Lakes. All of the children had a great time and we are very proud of all of them for trying new activities and representing Christ Church so well.

Games in the sunshine

Year 1 were fortunate enough to enjoy their Games lesson in the beautiful sunshine on Friday afternoon. The children have been busy preparing for Sports Day later this term.

Caterpillar to Butterfly

It's been an exciting week for Reception as they have been busy releasing their butterflies on the school field. The children were extremely happy to have watched their butterflies grow and then to be able to release them!

 

Good to be Green

Once again it has been lovely to see how many of our wonderful children have managed to stay Green all half term! Some children have also received awards from our TAs and Governors.

 

Shared Reading

Year 1 have been busy writing some fantastic stories which they then shared with Year 3 on Friday afternoon.

'Magic bus'

As part of their learning in D&T, Year 1 have designed and created their very own 'magic bus'.

Inspire Workshop

Miss Orme's Year 1 class hosted their Inspire Workshop on Thursday. Thank you to all of those who attended; it was great to see you there.

Learning in Year 3

It's been another busy week for Year 3 as they have been exploring their Big Question in Science and have written some wonderful descriptions in Literacy.