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2020-2021

 

Week beginning 3rd May 2021

Reception - Miss Garrard and Miss Densham have been extremely proud of the children in Reception this week, in particular their super Maths skills! Also, the children discussed what they thought might be inside the mysterious safari box in their classroom. 

 

   

 

Year 1 - What fantastic Maths understanding Year 1 have shown this week! The children have learnt to recognise different coins and use these to buy things from Miss Law's and Mrs Dawson's shop. 

  

 

Year 2 - Mrs Benniston and Mrs Cheek have been so impressed with the ongoing resilience in Year 2. This week the children have been learning about time in Maths, writing to the zoo in English and learning about the creation story in RE. Well done Year 2!

  

 

Year 3 - This week Year 3 have discovered their brand new Big Question which is allabout Ancient Greece! In order to find out what their question was, they had to put back together the pieces of a broken artefact. 

  

 

Year 4 - As part of their PE, Year 4 have been developing their tennis skills this week and what a great job they have done! Mr Tilt and Miss Evans certainly think there is some tennis talent! 

  

 

Year 5 - What beautiful and detailed writing from Year 5 this week! Miss Binns and Mrs Pennock have been blown away by the quality of writing which has been based on the text - The girl who stole an elephant. 

  

 

Year 6 - It's been another super week at Forest School for Year 6 this week. The children were challenged to building their very den - well done to 'The Mound' who won this competition. 

  

Week beginning 26th April 2021

Reception - The children in Reception have been completing some super written pieces and have become familiar with coins in Maths. They have also had another great week with the chicks but were a little sad to say goodbye to them on Friday afternoon. 

  

 

Year 1 - It's been a busy week of learning for Year 1! This week they have learnt to direct the beebots in Computing and have written some wonderful reports about Africa as part of their Big Question.

  

 

Year 2 - Mrs Cheek and Mrs Benniston are extremely proud of the super reading in Year 2. The children who are on AR are loving choosing their books and taking quizzes. As part of their Big Questions Year 2 have also been developing their Geography skills by labelling a world map. 

  

 

Year 3 - This week Year 3 have been discussing healthy and unhealthy choices. They then sorted these to see what healthy and unhealthy meal choices they could make. 

  

 

Year 4 - This week Year 4 were introduced to their brand new Big Question: What was lifelike in Ancient Egypt? To launch their learning the children learnt (and carried out) the process of mummification! 

  

 

Year 5 - Year 5 have developed their DT skills this week by learning all about pneumatics. The children have also built on their Computing skills when designing on the laptops.

  

 

Year 6 - As part of their new Big Question launch, Year 6 had a visitor in school on Tuesday where they took part in 'History for a Day'. What a super way to be introduced to their new learning! 

 

 

Week beginning 19th April 2021

Reception - What an exciting week in Reception! The children were so happy to see ten eggs arrive this week and even happier when they hatched! The children have learnt all about the chicks and even got to name them on Thursday. Their learning this week links to their Big Question - Do all animals live on a farm? 

  

 

Year 1 - This week the children in Year 1 have been learning about direction and used a compass to navigate an object around a map. 

  

 

Year 2 - The children in Year 2 were very excited to discover their brand new Big Question this week which is all about Africa. Mrs Cheek and Mrs Benniston were also very impressed with the fraction work the children completed in Maths.

  

 

Year 3 - As part of their reading this week, Year 3 enjoyed taking part in a speaking and listening activity to help develop their inference skills. 

  

 

Year 4 - As part of their science this week Year 4 have learnt all about living organisms and have sorted them using venn and carroll diagrams.

 

 

Year 5 - As part of their Big Question Year 5 have been learning about the Mayan Civilisation and this week the children wrote their own audio guides for a tour of Chichen Itza. 

  

 

Year 6 - Year 6 have been putting their DT skills to the test this week whilst designing their own bridges. There really are some great architects at Christ Church! 

  

 

 

 

Week beginning 29th March 2021

Reception - The children have made the most of the wonderful weather this week and have enjoyed learning outside. Miss Garrard and Miss Densham were very impressed with the super writing, art and Easter themed maths. 

  

 

Year 1 - What super speaking and listening this week from Year 1! As part of their English lessons Year 1 have been asking the selfish crocodile lots of questions and they have then written the responses. 

 

 

Year 2 - Mrs Cheek and Mrs Benniston have been blown away by the superb fractions work this week in Year 2. Well done everyone - keep up the hard work! 

 

Year 3 - As part of their Big Question Year 3 have written some fantastic non-chronological reports about Paris this week. The children also learnt about the value of money during PSHE. 

  

 

Year 4 - We have seen and heard some super speakers in Year 4 this week as they took part in a debate. The children deabted whether or not Stig and Barney should have gone hunting. 

 

 

Year 5 - As part of their Big Question Year 5 have been learning all about the Mayan Civilization. The children really impressed Miss Binns and Mrs Pennockand with their knowledge. 

  

 

 

Week beginning 22nd March 2021

Reception - This week the children in Reception have loved exploring the different challenges that Miss Garrard and Miss Densham have set for them. We were also very impressed with the super word and sentence building that has taken place!

  

 

Year 1 - After a visit to the environmental area Year 1 created their own maps of school. The children have also demonstrated their superb multiplication skills this week.

  

 

Year 2 - What super division skills are art skills this week! Mrs Cheek and Mrs Benniston are extremely proud of hard the children in Year 2 are working. 

  

 

Year 3 - This week Year 3 have created their very own arm with elastic band muscles - Mr Jones and Mrs Smith were very impressed with their super science understanding! The children have also learnt all about captial cities as parto f their Big Question. 

  

 

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Year 5 - What super Maths skills in Year 5 this week! The children in Year 5 have really impressed Miss Binns and Mrs Pennock with their wonderful understanding. 

 

Year 6 - Reading and singing has been part of Year 6's learning this week. They had a super remote singing lesson from Cathy Lamb and have demonstrated superb inference skills in reading. 

 

  

 

Week beginning 15th March 2021

As a school we loved dressing in red and wearing something sporty on Friday to support and raise money for Comic Relief. We all took part in a live online exercise class which certainly got our hearts racing! 

    

 

Reception - This week Reception have loved learning outside. They have been busy making lemonade and have planted sunflower seeds and beans - we can't wait to see how they grow! 
  

 

Year 1 - As part of their Big Question, Year 1 have had a visit from Paddington Bear! This week they had to follow and write their own instructions for a marmalade sandwich. 

 

 

Year 2 - It's been a busy week for Year 2 this week! The children had a very lively music lesson on Monday afternoon which was led by Cathy Lamb on Teams. They have also been completing some tricky Maths work and have learnt to put commas in their writing. Well done Year 2! 

  

 

Year 3 - Year 3 have really built on their Geography skills this week whilst they have been learning about the climate of different  countries. Also, some children in Year 3 became published authors this week which they were very excited about! Well done everyone. 

  

 

Year 4 - Year 4 have loved taking part in today's comic relief exercise class and thoroughly enjoyed their music lesson earlier in the week which was led by Cathy Lamb. 

 

  

Year 5 - As part of their Big Question, Year 5 have been learning about the Amazon Rainforeset. This week the children used their knowledge on this to take part in a debate. 

 

 

Year 6 - This week it has been a scene from the Great British Bake Off in Year 6 as they have been baking Viking inspired cookies. We certainly have some start bakers amongst us! 

 

 

Week beginning 8th March 2021

We have loved welcoming all of our Christ Church community back to school this week. It really has been wonderful to hear the children and see them engaging so well with their learning and of course, catching up with their friends and teachers. 

   

  

Reception - The children in Reception have loved being able to wear their brand new PE kit to school for the very first time this week! They have also enjoyed being back with their friends and teachers and learning together. 

  

 

Year 1 - What a great first week for Year 1! They had a super remote singing lesson from the wonderful Cathy Lamb on Thursday. And of course, the children have loved being back at school with their friends and teachers. 

 

 

Year 2 - Year 2 have used their Art skills this week to mix primary colours in order to make secondary colours. We have loved seeing how grown up Year 2 have become over lockdown. 

 

 

Year 3 - This week the children not only returned to school to be reunited with their friends and teachers but also discovered their brand new Big Question! Marathon kids has also been a success for Year 3 this week. 

  

 

Year 4 - The children in Year 4 have returned to school with huge smiles on their faces and a great attitude towards their learning. This week the children have learnt all about teeth as part of their Science. 

 

 

Year 5 - The teachers in Year 5 were so excited to see all of the children return on Monday morning. This week the children have been introduced to their new Big Question and have impressed with their super Maths skills. 

  

 

Year 6 - What a super week back at school for Year 6! They have certainly loved being reunited with their friends too. This week they have impressed Miss Jones and Mrs Cartwright with their brilliant Maths and Reading skills. 

 

 

Due to a National Lockdown school remained closed to the majority of pupil from Tuesday 5th January to Friday 5th March. All children returned to school on Monday 8th March 2021. 

 

Week beginning 14th December 2020

Reception - The children in Reception have loved being full immersed in all things Christmas this week. They particularly enjoyed working together to produce a super piece of collective art. 

  

 

Year 1 - On Friday Year 1 enjoyed getting into the Christmas spirit by completing lots of festive activities. We loved the Chrismtas models! 

  

 

Year 2 - As part of their Art work Year 2 have been learning all about William Turner and this week they used oil pastels to create some super ship pictures. 

  

 

Year 3 - What a day Year 3 had on Tuesday! They had the best time dressing up and reflecting on all of the learning from their Big Question - What are the wow moments of the 20th century?  

  

Year 4 - As part of their science work this week Year 4 have explored how they can pick up ice without touching it! The children have also written some wonderful Christmas themed acrostic poems.

 

Year 5 - The children in Year 5 have been busy putting their sewing skills to the test week and what super skills they have! We know these decorations will lovely on your tree this year. 

 

 

Year 6 - Mrs Cartwright and Mis Jones have been so proud of the writing in Year 6 this week. The children have written some wonderful festive poems. 

 

 

 

 

Week beginning 7th December 2020

Christmas Lunch - As a school we have, once again, loved our Christ Church Christmas lunch! A huge thank you to our wonderful catering team for preparing nearly 400 lunches! 

     

Reception - This week the children in Reception have loved recording their Nativity that has now been sent to parents/carers via Teams. The children also enjoyed having a Christmas party in their classroom on Friday! 

 

Year 1 - Mrs Dawson, Mrs Tyndal and Mrs Smith were very proud of the scientists in Year 1 this week as the children investigated how they would keep the Big Bad Wolf from getting wet! 

 

 

Year 2 - Year 2 have learnt how to hatch this week in Art and what great results they have seen!

 

 

Year 3 - As part of their science work, Year 3 have been learning about the different food groups and this week planend their very own three course meal. 

 

 

Year 4 - This week the children applied their DT skills to designing and creating their very own moving scene. 

 

 

Year 5 - Times tables and Christmas fun have been on the agenda for Year 5 this week. It's great to see the super progress 

 

 

Year 6 - Mrs Cartwright and Miss Jones have been very proud of the times table progress in Year 6 this week. The children also loved our Christ Church Christmas on Friday! 
 

 

Week beginning 30th November 2020

Reception - This week in Reception the learning has been based around Julia Donaldson's book, Stickman. The children have loved hearing the story, writing their own sentences and producing some excellent creative pieces. 

  

 

Year 1 - Mrs Dawson, Mrs Tyndal and Mrs Smith have been very proud of Year 1 this week for their superb resilience and team work. The children have been thinking about what type of house they might live and created their own models. 

  

 

Year 2 - This week Year 2 have learnt all about the artist William Turner and were inspired to create some of their own pieces during their artist focus lesson. 

  

 

Year 3 - It was the start of the festive activities for Year 3 as they recorded their community Christmas songs. We loved seeing the festive accessories that were worn to school too!

 

Year 4 - Mr Tilt and Mrs Davenport have been blown away by the sketching skills in Year 4 this week. The children have drawn their own reflective city skylines. 

  

 

Year 5 - Year 5 have revised their knowledge of 3D shapes this week by constructing their very own. Great work Year 5! 

  

 

Year 6 - In Science this week Year 6 have further developed their knoweldge and understanding of shadows. Mrs Cartwright and Miss Jones have been very impressed with how much the children know. 

  

Week beginning 23rd November 2020

Reception - The children in Reception have loved using their senses this week to investigate different items. They have also read the Gruffalo and created some fantastic paintings to go with the story. 

 

 

Year 1 - It's been all about the big bad wolf in Year 1 this week! The children asked their very own questions to the wolf and recieved some super responses. 

  

 

Year 2 - This week Year 2 have been scientists! They have tested various matierals to see if they are absorbant or not. 

  

 

Year 3 - Acting has been part of the learning in Year 3 this week as the children took part in role play activities. Year 3 have also investigated sugar and how it can change as part of their science work this week. 

  

 

Year 4 - Year 4 have learnt all about the water cycle this week and now know when condensation and evaportation take place. 

  

 

Year 5 - Year 5 have been very active this week as they have been keeping up with their marathon kids exercise. On Thursday the children were very excited to get into the festive spirit and record their socially distanced signing for the Big Sing. 

  

 

Year 6 - Mrs Cartwright and Miss Jones have been very impressed with Year 6 this week. The children have learnt some very tricky tenses in SPaG and linked their science and reading too.