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Welcome to Term 6 and our topic of Amazing Africa! Can you guess the animals and charaters we dressed up in for our Launch Day?

During our Launch Day we looked at facts about some of the big five animals. We worked with our learning partners to highlight information and facts. Then we drew and created a cardboard and paint collage of an africain animal.

Save our Seas Poster Learning Journal home learning. Wow some impressive posters and messages about recycling and looking after our environment!

Have a look at our fantastic information about Africa that we found out about for our Learning Journal home learning. Can you see how many countries there are in Africa? Which flags do you know?

Our Learning Journal home learning - facts about animals and animal maskd and finger puppets.

Welcome to Term 5 and our new topic of Save our Seas. What a fantastic display of costumes and the children thoroughly enjoyed creating their own underwater collage.

Our RE topic this term is Islam. On Friday we looked at the Qur'an, the holy book and the prayer mat. Aaliyah and Sabaaha talked to the class about the importance of the how to pray and how to read the Qur'an

Year 1 have been writing a class poem about spring and reading and acting out a mermaid poem.

Our underwater week of activities

Recycling home learning - wow well done for making some fantastic pencil pots, clock, binoculars, jewellery box and pots to put things in from recycleable materials from home.

Welcome to Term 4 and our Launch day of Who wears the crown? What a lot of different characters we had: kings, queens, princesses, dragons and knights! We also had fun designing and making our crowns.

Making and drawing castles for our Learning Journals. Wow some impressive castles!

We celebrated World Book Day by dressing up as our favourite book character. We also shared our favourite books with other children and we heard stories from different teachers.

In the afternoon of World Book Day we shared books and stories with children from Jays and Wrens class

Red Nose Day Friday 15th March. We came into school dressed in red and gave in £1.

After reading the book The Paper Bag Princess and describing the dragon we made dragons eyes.

Easter egg hunt!

Welcome to term 3 and our topic of Superheroes! We had a great launch day making superhero puppets, making buildings, dancing and making shields and ourselves as superheroes!

Creating our own Superhero for our Learning Journals

Superhero clocks and time for our Learning Journals. Look at our creative ideas!

Term 2 Learning Journal - sharing our favourite books

On Friday we made bread just like the Baker Thomas Farriner on Pudding Lane.

Reverend Ian came into talk to us about what you find in the church at Christmas time.

A visit from a fire fighter today and sharing our fire engine home learning.

Swallows Class Remembrance poppy wreath.

Shape Learning Journals from last week! 2D and 3D shapes

Welcome to term 2 and our Launch Day of Fire Fire!

Welcome to Swallows Class!

We have enjoyed getting into our new topic 'Walk the Plank' with our Launch Day yesterday. A big thank you to the children and parents for all the fantastic costumes. The children were involved in lots of activities inside the classroom and we also played a game in the hall.

This week a home learning activity will be coming home on Friday, related to our new topic. Children will have 2 weeks to complete the activity and then bring in to share with the class.

From Mrs Bourdillon, Mrs Hallihan and Mrs Parajuli

Every week we will add the KS 1 newsletter so you can see what we have been up to in class during the week.
Swallows class would like to share some of the photos from our Launch Day.

'Walk The Plank' Launch Day.

Creation collages created after walking around outside the school to see what God created

Looking at moon rock and soil

Which materials are waterproof? Testing waterproof and non waterproof materials, when making a pirate ship.

Fantastic Pirate ship models! Wow! Well done Swallows class!

Did the boat float or sink? Why did it float or sink?

Message in a bottle. Look at some of the messages we wrote this week using exclamation marks!

Treasure map home learning. Look at our creations of our own treasure maps. Can you see where the treasure may be?

Macmillan Coffee Afternoon. Thank you for all the lovely cakes. Your generous support raised £216.75.