Friday, 6 November 2015

A good start!

The children have returned from half term refreshed and in good spirits. They have been sharing their news about the holiday and all seem to have had a good rest and lots of fun.

This week the class has really enjoyed the start of our new English topic.  We have been sharing an interactive book called "Was Tutankhamen killed?" and we have been ancient detectives trying to solve the mystery behind his death.  The book has been great fun, with lots of pop-ups and fascinating facts.  We have made an incident board in the classroom, so that we can assemble all of the facts in order to solve the crime - if in fact there was a crime committed!

Our RE topic about Promises has focussed on Our Lady this week. The children have been talking about her many wonderful qualities and have shown great insight into her personality and her strengths.  Some of their answers have amazed me and shown great depth of understanding.

Next Wednesday we have our Egyptian Day, which we are all looking forward to. There will be lots to do and we hope to learn even more about this fascinating era.  This week we finished creating our Egyptian Dance in PE and we filmed the dances to evaluate and appreciate the lovely performances. Every child worked hard to interpret the music and produce a finished dance with their group.

In Art this week the children will be creating a Winter Wonderland display in our lead up to Christmas so we are looking forward to seeing the finished piece.

 Don't forget to get an outfit ready to wear on Egyptian day and please put your name on your belongings.

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