Monthly Archives: October 2017

Y3 Blog 18th October:  Stone Age Drama

Y3 Blog 18th October: Stone Age Drama

Look at the fun we have had creating Stone Age scenarios!  Thank you to Bart’s mam for the help with making some stunning resources like Shaun the mammoth, the stone axe and the bone necklace!               And take a look at the stone henges some of Year 3 have made at home after using the…Continue Reading

Stay and Play in Nursery

The ‘Stay and Play’ sessions we provide here at St Columba’s are extremely popular and well supported. We aim to foster opportunities to enable the children, parents, carers and staff to be more sensitive to each others needs. We provide ideas, activities and opportunities that can be replicated in the home environment.    The children…Continue Reading

Happy ‘Diwali’ from Nursery

It has been a very busy week in Nursery. We have had ‘Stay and Play’, ‘Italian Day’ and celebrated ‘Diwali.’   We value the role that festivals and celebrations play in supporting children’s learning and development in every area of learning. Miss O’Connor encourages families to help understand one another’s cultures and beliefs in a…Continue Reading

Autumn in Nursery

It is not just children who love Autumn. Forest School Leaders relish in fallen leaves too! We are very lucky at St Columba’s to have such beautiful green surroundings. It’s fair to say the ground is positively gleaming and everything has become a bit more atmospheric.   We made collections of leaves, used them to…Continue Reading

Year 5 – 13th October

Year 5 have had a busy week! In Maths, we’ve been dealing with decimals. We began by making decimal numbers with base 10 and adding them together, then we moved onto word problems and reasoning. In English, we’ve been writing our own short story based on our class novel ‘The Nowhere Emporium’ – we have…Continue Reading