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Year 4 Making Bath Bombs!

In our last science lesson, we made our own colourful, fragrant and fantastic bath bombs! We used a range of ingredients and we had to do some careful measuring and mixing, before scooping the mixtures into the moulds.

 

After the bath bombs had set, we dropped them into a nice bath! Take a look at what happened next!

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Year 4, can you explain how our readers could make their own bath bombs in the comments below?

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Half term homework

Here is a fabulous document that can help you with your maths work.

Maths homework

The document is split up into arithmetic, reasoning paper 2 and reasoning paper 3. Pick you weak point that you need to focus on and find it within the papers. Once you’ve found it, click on the URL link on the right hand side – this new document will take you through strategies of calculations and give you some examples to work through.

 

Please also continue to focus on your basic number facts – your quick recall of multiplication and division facts. You can never do enough of this!

 

But also Year 6 … have a great half term – you’ve all earned it.

 

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A lovely start to International Week!

We have had a great start to International Week in Nursery and Reception, with the children enjoying learning about Poland and Polish culture. We have been making Polish cucumber dip, and can’t wait to try it later! We have also been exploring symmetry in Polish folk art called Wycinanki, making our own designs by cutting and sticking indoors, or using natural materials outside. Then we had some very special visitors! Zuzanna, Maia and Victoria came to to tell us all about going to school in Poland, read some Polish poetry and tell us about national traditional dress. Thank you so much girls! Dziękuję!

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Year 2 visit the Walker Art Gallery

Year 2 had a great time at the Walker Art Gallery last week, we looked at lots of modern art and discussed how we create abstract art using different sized shapes, zig zag lines and squiggles. We took some great pieces of work back to school with us and had time to have a quick look around the gallery before lunch. 

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  1. Ivys big sis says:

    Awww so cute

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Bauble making

Year 1 had a lovely morning making baubles. We have some very talented artists.

 

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Our Amazing Christmas Music Assembly

Today, we held our annual Christmas Music Assembly, which is always one of the highlights of the year as we get to showcase the incredible talent we have in St. Patrick’s! Every class performed something special that they had been working on in their music lessons with Mr. Larkin, and we also had wonderful performances from Mr. Wellens’ Y5/6 clarinet group and Y5/6 flute group, Mr. Morgan’s Violin Club and, of course, our fabulous school choir. The quality of the performances this year was outstanding! We are so proud of all our talented pupils.

Take a look at some of the performances from today’s assembly.

Year 4 – 3 Little Birds with clarinets (part 1)

Year 4 – 3 Little Birds with clarinets (part 2)

Year 1 – Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (1)

Year 1 – Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (2)

Year 1 – Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (3)

Violin Club – Silent Night

Violin Club – Jingle Bells

Violin Club – Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

Year 5 & 6 Clarinets – A Million Dreams

Year 5 & 6 Flutes – Castle on the Hill

Year 2 – Wade in the Water

Year 3 – Shake it Off

Year 5 – Dancing in the Street

Year 6 – Blackbird

Jasmine and EYFS – Away in a Manger

Choir – Somewhere in my Memory

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  1. Teresa Baker says:

    I really enjoyed the music assembly. Well done everyone. It was lovely seeing Jasmine singing with school choir too. It was also nice to see all the instruments. Seeing familiar faces in the teachers

  2. wow i enjoyed the performance that all classes tried hard thank you Mrs Lewis and Mr Larkin very thank you OUR WHOLE SCHOOL IS IN YOUTUBE WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Saya says:

    Aww you guys were playing the flute I play the flute and in a few months I’m going to take my grade exam. You should of told me to come and help with the flutist, I would be happy to help as I used to go to st. Patricks.

  4. Mohamed madani says:

    That was brilliant performance today

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Feliz Navidad from Year 4

Year 4 have recorded some Christmas messages for our partner school in Madrid, CEIP Gabriela Mistral. Take a look on the link below:

Year 4 Christmas messages: https://youtu.be/VqPtl_M-l6Y

The children in Years 3 and 5 have also written Christmas cards that they have posted to Madrid.

Feliz Navidad!

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Nursery and Reception’s Christmas Recording!

Our EYFS children have recorded their own version of a Christmas classic! Take a listen and let us know what you think!

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  1. Donna Fox says:

    nursery & reception this is amazing you should be so proud of yourselves well done! 👏👏 such little superstars. Wishing you & your families a very Happy Christmas 🎅

  2. Miss Rowan says:

    How cute

  3. Sara Sahhab y6 says:

    I loved watching the performance live. Well done Nursery and Reception, you were all great! 🙂

  4. Mrs maice says:

    I have enjoyed what you have done was brilliant . You are sending christmas spirit through your amazing tiny voices. Well done

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Hunt for Stick Man!

We have started reading our new book ‘Stick Man’ in Year 2 and after practicing reading through our story map with some great actions, we went on a hunt for Stick Man outdoors. We searched all over for the best ‘Stick Man’ sticks to create his body, arms, legs and super long nose! We love being outdoors exploring our environment and can’t wait to create our very own Stick Men next week.

 

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Year 1 Stop Everything And Read!!!!

This afternoon Year 1 stopped what they were doing and enjoyed a good book. First we finished off our class novel, then we had time to read on our own or with a friend. It was great!!!

 

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