Stars of the week

Well done to the following Stars of the Week. Reception: Riley, Matthew and Albie Year One: Ruby and Suha Year Two: Isaac and Zeryana Year Three: Lucia and Maliha Miss Street’s Star of the Week: Riley. Well done!

Fractions in Willow Class

This week, in Year Two, children have been investigating fractions. They have looked at how fractions need to be made of equal parts and if you want to find a fraction of a number you need to share. They learnt the key words numerator and denominator; why not test them to see if they know what the words mean!

Viking adventures in Holly Class

Year Three have been trying to see things through the eyes of the Viking invaders themselves! They imagined themselves as Vikings coming to a strange land for the first time and they participated in a ‘hot-seating’ activity where the children asked questions of their Viking contemporaries, complete with Viking names such a Blood-Knuckle and Big- Axe! They then used these … Read More

Dribbling skills in Oak Class

This week, the children in Year One have continued to develop their dribbling skills. In particular this week, they learnt the skills that a defender needs. They are now able to pass whilst dribbling and moving. They look forward to using all their newly acquired skills to enjoy a competitive game of basketball at the end of the half term.

Apple Class impress us with their manners

Children in Apple Class enjoyed exploring and playing in the outdoor café. Children were keen to work in groups to deliver a variety of meals using their manners to say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’. Children wrote their own recipes, shared these with their learning partners, and had a go at making their inventions. We had a delicious afternoon!

Note from the Head

At Park, we feel it is important that children receive extra support when life presents difficulties or challenges. Ms. Morcombe has recently been trained as a Nurture Lead. This means she will be working with groups of children to talk through how they can manage their emotions in a healthy way, and they will be learning new strategies to help … Read More

Stars of the week

Well done to the following Stars of the Week. Reception: Matilda Year One: Chetin and Ameena Year Two: Maria and Andrii Year Three: Cameron and Niall Miss Street’s Manners Merit: Kaydee. Well done! Well done also, to: Jacob, Zamir, Lucia, Ladi, Chetin and Theana – all awarded the Gold Mental Maths award this week.

Apple Class update

In Apple Class this week the children made fruit kebabs for the Very Hungry Caterpillar. Most of the children were able to cut the fruit and then make a repeating pattern on their skewer using the fruit.

Oak Class update

In Year One in Art this half-term we are learning the skills associated with painting. We have started the unit off by making our own colour wheels and explored how to use primary colours to make secondary colours. In the following weeks we will be learning the difference between using a flat and a round brush and the impact this … Read More

Holly Class update

This term Holly class are using water-colours to try and recreate some of Monet’s Waterlily paintings. We have been looking at different water-colour techniques and how to blend the colours. Last week we used a ‘wet-on-wet’ technique to blend colours for a ‘wash’ to create the background. This week we have finished off the pieces by adding more precise details … Read More