Year 1 children in Silbury and Wylye classes have been practising their amazing weather forecasting skills. Each pupil had a turn giving a weather report to others. Both Miss Nash and Mrs Warren were really impressed with their vocabulary and how they used appropriate language to give us weather reports for the coming days. This has come at the end of their topic work on weather, linking literacy and geography skills together.
It seems there’s scorching sun, heavy snow and drizzling rain all happening soon!
An amazing array of dinosaurs (big and small, spotty and sparkly, fierce or friendly!) have been coming into school to join the year 1 children of Silbury and Wylye. These fantastic models were part of a holiday project. Parents, Grandparents, friends and family have supported their children’s learning by helping them create a wonderful range of dinosaurs. The pupils keenly talked about what they made with their adult. These are only a few of the brilliant models.
A big thank you to everyone who gave their time supporting their child’s learning.
Silbury and Wylye children have had an exciting start to their new classes. An amazing dinosaur egg has been found and this led to lots of wonderful speculation from the children about where it came from and how it got there. Children were eager to give their ideas – “A Pterodactyl dropped it”, “A dinosaur has lost it and will be really sad”, “I think its from a T-rex because it is the same colour as a T-rex – all spotty!”
As part of World Environmental Day all children in our school joined together in a big project to think about our use of plastic. Eco club started the day with an assembly which shared facts about the growing problem of using single use plastics. These plastics include plastic water and fizzy drink bottles, plastic straws, plastic cups and plastic bags. We found out that plastic easily gets washed out into the sea and has a dramatic impact on wildlife. In 2050 it is estimated that there will be more plastic bottles in the sea than fish. This is something that made many of the pupils sad. “If we have no fish, the sea will lose all of its colours.” We want to make a change.
The World Environmental Committee has asked everyone to reduce, reuse, recycle or refuse our use of plastic. We found how we can help by buying reusable cups and bottles, paper straws and reusable bags.
To help remind us of the amazing fish in the sea we made our own.
We love fish not plastic.
Key Stage 2 parents are invited in to see the exhibition on Monday 2nd July at 3:10pm.
On Monday, for their entry point. all of Y2 children experienced an amazing drumming workshop with authentic African drums. Josh came in to school with all his African drums to teach the children various rhythms and beats. It was exhausting but so much fun fro all. Here are some memories of that session.
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