Greek trip at Eviva Taverna!
Friday 10th July 2015
We've had an extremely busy week this week in Lourdes class. We performed our play 3 times on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and every time it was absolutely fantastic! Well done everyone for trying so hard and making it a wonderful performance to watch; myself and Mrs Mucha are so proud of you all! In Literacy we have been writing play scripts on 'Perseus and the search for Medusa' and are preparing to perform scenes to the class next week - see pictures of you all working hard below. In Topic we enjoyed learning all about the Battle of Marathon and enjoyed doing some role play on our verbal recount of the event from either a Persian warrior's or Greek warrior's point of view and then wrote these recounts up for our Big Write. In RE finished off our topic of Islam and enjoyed finding out about Ramadan, the Islamic festival Ei-Dul-Fitr and the pilgrimage of Haji to Makkah. We then begun our new RE topic of 'Freedom and Responsibility' and enjoyed performed role plays based around the different freedoms and responsibilities we are given - again see pictures of your working hard below.
Well done to this week's award winners - Emily Green you impressed myself and Mrs Kelly for your enthusiasm and consistent hard in Maths - well done Emily! Jake you won the good work award for your enthusiasm and hard work in our topic lesson on the Battle of Marathon - well done! Keira you won the Head teacher's good work award for your enthusiasm and hard work in the same lesson - well done you! Lucy H you won the courtesy award for always being your lovely, caring and friendly self - well done for being a joy to have in Lourdes class Lucy H! Well done to Lizzie who won the star writer award for her diary entry all about what happens during the pilgrimage of Haji - it was fantastic Lizzie!
As always Year 5, thanks for an enjoyable week and making these decisions so difficult! Have a nice weekend and see you on Monday for our class trip (remember to bring your appetites with you)! Miss Blackburn x
Friday 3rd July 2015
Congratulations to our award winners this week - Ty won the courtesy award for always being kind and considerate to others - well done Ty! Danny won the good work award for giving 100% during rehearsals for the play - you make an excellent thief - well done Danny! Well done to everyone for trying hard this week and making these decisions really difficult. Have a lovely weekend and I'll see you all on Monday. Miss Blackburn
Friday 19th June 2015
We've had an incredibly busy this week in Lourdes class! In between practising our Summer play some of us went to District Sports on Tuesday! Wednesday was Sports Day and we had a fantastic time competing in all of the wonderful races and actitivities. Thursday was Polish day and we had a fun day trying Polish food, learning Polish words, songs and dances, making Polish hats and hair wreaths, learning about the Polish culture and learning about Polish stories and then performing these to the class. It was a fantastic day and we all thoroughly enjoyed it! Please see the pictures below of what an amazing time we all had! Today we have been up to church to mass which was lovely as always.
Well done everyone for a busy and enjoyable week. Have a brilliant weekend and I'll see you all on Monday morning! Miss Blackburn :) x
Friday 12th June 2015
We've had a fun filled week this week. On Monday we enjoyed our Childline workshop on safety - they were very impressed with your answers and participation so well done! On Tuesday some of us enjoyed participating in the Asda Cricket Festival in Asworth, unfortunately we did not win but we had a great time playing! On Friday we enjoyed trying Greek food for our DT topic. We tried olives, feta cheese, tzatziki, pitta bread, tomoatoes, cucumber and peppers (although some of us were more adventurous trying new food than others). We then enjoyed our Summer Fair after lunch and luckily the sun was out for us! We enjoyed spending our money and also helping work on the stalls - well done you all did a great job. Please see pictures below of us trying Greek food and enjoying the Summer Fair. Have a nice weekend everybody and I'll see you all on Monday. Miss Blackburn x
Friday 5th June 2015
Congratulations to this week's award winners. Sophie you won the courtesy award for always being polite, smiley and a good friend to all - well done Sophie! Well done William who won our good work award for a massive improvement in his handwriting! Well done to our star writer Annie for a letter to a child in reception informing them on how they could be a good steward of God's creation. Well done to Danny for the Head teacher's good work award for your wonderful work in Maths and well done to Lucy R for the Head teacher's courtesy award for your smiley personality and good sense of humour. As always it was really hard to choose winners as you've all worked so hard! Have a lovely weekend everybody and I'll see you all on Monday! Miss Blackburn x
Friday 22nd May 2015
We've had a busy and enjoyable week this week in Lourdes class. Wednesday was our Marian Liturgy in front of the rest of the school and parents. A massive well done to everyone, you all did great and made it a lovely liturgy to watch. Speakers you read loudly and clearly, singers you sung beautiful and actors/actresses you put on a great performance. Myself and Mrs Mucha are so proud of you all! On Thursday, we took the flowers from our liturgy to Edward House where the residents there very much appreciated them. On Thursday we also enjoyed our sponsored walk/jog/run and as we powered through many laps on the school field. On Friday morning we enjoyed going to mass. Followed by writing letters to children in Ethiopia on Friday afternoon for our big writing. All of your letters were lovely so again well done everybody. Thanks for an enjoyable week everyone. Enjoy looking at the pictures of our busy week below. Have a lovely half term everybody and I'll see you all a week on Monday. Miss Blackburn
Edward House, Marian Liturgy and sponsored run!
Friday 15th May 2015
We've had another busy week this week in Lourdes class (as usual). In Literacy we finished off our topic of Greek myths by writing a diary entry from Theseus' perspective - well done on all your detailed entries! We then begun our new topic on poetry and have explored a range of different poems looking at their subject matter, style and the language they use. In big writing wrote a delayed recount on our residential to Beaumanor. Again, well done on your recounts, I enjoyed reading them!
Well done to our award winner's this week - Lucy H won the sports award for showing great team work, well done Lucy! James won the courtesy award for his bubbly personality, great sense of humour and friendly nature - well done James! Sophie won the good work award for reciting the French alphabet - well done Sophie! Noah, Annie and Niamh won the star writer awards for their formal letters to William and Kate congratulating them on the birth of their daugher - well done you three! Lastly, well done everybody for another busy and lovely week!
Have a nice weekend everybody. Miss Blackburn
Friday 8th May 2015
We've been busy in Lourdes class this week! In Literacy we wrote playscripts in groups of the different scenes of the Greek myth 'Theseus and the Minotaur.' We made props to aid our play scripts and performed these to the class. Well done everybody on your enthusiasm and super acting skills, they were brilliant to watch! In big writing we wrote letters to Kate and William congratulating them on the birth of their baby girl Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. Well done on your wonderful letters I'm sure the couple will be delighted when they recieve and read them all.
Well done to our award winners this week! Lilly S won the courtesy award for being so helpful in Beaumanor (and all the time!) - well done! Lucy H won the sports award for her excellent team work - well done Lucy! Niamh won the good work award for trying so hard in ALL activities and impressing all the staff and instructions - well done Niamh! Bradley won the star writer award for his RE work of writing a diary entry from the perspective of Paul after his transformation - well done Bradley! Well done everybody for another lovely week and making these decisions so difficult!
Have a nice weekend everybody and I'll see you all on Monday! Miss Blackburn