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Form I Weekly News 28th March 2022

1st April 22

We couldn’t wait to start preparations for Easter on Monday, so set to work writing our Easter cards. We also made super split pin chicks on our own.

We had time for a quick recap of the dance we were working on with Mrs Halliday, a short mindfulness session in Jamie’s Zen Den and a stretch of our bodies with a few yoga poses.

In Science, we explored tissue paper. glue and blown eggs! We wrapped our eggs in tissue paper before giving them a sprinkle of pastel coloured glitter.

At the end of the day in PSHCE, we learnt about another celebration coming up; Eid following the month of Ramadan. We loved finding out more about this month from the internet, story of Ramadan Moon and from Lily talking about her own experiences. We were fascinated!

On Wednesday, we quickly wrote down what we are looking forward to doing over the Easter holidays to add to our Easter tree.

 

Then we quickly climbed onto the coach for our last swimming session at Aldwickbury School with Mrs Halliday, Jack and Reese.

We have really loved these swimming sessions and have all made progress. A huge thank you to Mrs Halliday for arranging them!

In Art, we worked hard painting our nests with pale pastel colours.

Wednesday was Board Game Wednesday. We enjoyed challenging our friends to a variety of games.

We then tried hard designing our Easter cards using our stained glass windows from our Art lesson and sticking in our own Easter messages.

We loved welcoming Mrs Matthews back to Form I and working with her to make pom pom rabbits.

 

In Computing, we enjoyed using Daisy the Dinosaur programme. We programmed Daisy to move in different ways to reach the stars and then had a go at programming Daisy to move a variety of ways using our super programming skills.

On Thursday morning Mrs Matthews read us the story of The Smartest Giant in Town.  We then used our new comprehension skills to answer some questions that Mrs Weir gave us.  We are learning to answer these questions in full sentences and trying to use the wording in the question to help us construct our answers.

 

In the afternoon we learned about another adventurer in our Humanities lesson.  We learned about Amelia Earhart who was the first lady to fly solo across the Atlantic ocean.  It took 15 hours (which we thought was a long time to have to sit still!) and it was about 2000 miles. We then made our own aeroplanes and saw who could fly the furthest in the classroom.  It was quite competitive!

We finished the day with an Easter Egg hunt in a blizzard of snow!!  Thank you for our chocolate eggs FOSH!

On Friday morning we enjoyed our Easter service via zoom in the classroom.

The girls have had a wonderful term and made such excellent progress! We wish you a very restful break and look forward to hearing all your news when we return to school on 26th April.

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