Reception and Nursery have been busy growing our own vegetables in our garden. This week we have washed, cut and prepared our vegetables to make leek and potato soup. We enjoyed tasting our soup around our fire pit. It was delicious!
Yesterday, we planted a tree at the front of our school in memory of Mrs Fran Sheeran. Together, the children planted the special tree and we look forward to seeing it blossom and grow in the spring and summer months.
As part of our Science topic Year 1 welcomed two reptiles into the classroom today. Marvin the baby tortoise roamed around the empty sand tray, trying to find a way to climb out. Luckily the sides were too high, which meant the children were able to look closely at his shell, notice how he used his claws, and also try and see his beak ( yes, he had a sharp beak that he uses as a tooth!) We then looked at a snake – first of all seeing the snakeskin that had been shed, then a
Reception and Nursery loved our trip to Whitehouse Farm. We learnt all about the different animals that live on the farm and how to care for the animals. We fed the hungry farm animals. Hareem said “it tickled my hand when the sheep licked the food off it.” We enjoyed a fast, bumpy tractor ride. The tractor took us all around the farm. We loved it! We finished our trip to the farm with a session looking at the small animals that live on the farm and how to handle them. Both c
Dear parents, carers and members of the community of St Michael's School, I am writing to you with very sad news. Mrs Fran Sheeran, who many of you will remember, has passed away this weekend; she was a wonderful colleague to many, a fantastic teacher and great advocate of the pupils of St Michael's. The family of St. Michael’s Primary School have lost a very dear friend in Fran Sheeran. Fran was an inspiring teacher for over 25 years, who began her time at St. Michael’s when
Today, we discussed and explored what we would like to be, when we are older. We spoke about our ambitions and inspirations and we were lucky to have special visitors in school, who spoke about their careers. We had a dancer, a forensic scientist, an engineer, people from Newcastle University and a biologist! Thank you to all our volunteers who gave up their time, and to our fantastic student ambassadors who showed our visitors around!
Y5 met the amazing author Robin Stevens, this morning. She spoke to the children about her career as an author and why she really likes murder mysteries. The children received a signed copy of her latest book 'A spoonful of Murder'. They also asked brilliant questions to Robin. Lilly said 'I enjoyed finding out how authors gather ideas for their books, and I enjoyed listening to her read her new book!' Johnny said 'I liked how we found out how to make a story, and really enjo