Curriculum Enhancements

Martial Arts Workshop 

As part of our Amazing Asia whole-school theme, we have enjoyed a Martial Arts Workshop!  We learnt that martial arts are practiced for many reasons: fighting, self-defense, sport, self-expression, discipline, confidence, fitness, relaxing and meditation. We learnt different techniques and skills that are used in various martial arts.

 

 

Year 4

The Jungle Book Workshop

 

As part of our Amazing Asia whole-school topic, we have enjoyed a workshop based on The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling! KS1 has taken part in a dance workshop and KS2 has focused on drama. We explored the characters through dance and drama, using team work to create scenes from the story and music using animal noises. We loved it!

EYFS

Year 1

Year 2

As part of theme Amazing Asia we have been exploring Chinese New Year. To support our learning Mrs King brought in her bearded dragon!

As part of our whole-school Amazing Asia topic, we all took part in a Chinese ribbon dancing session. It was a very colourful and energetic display of ribbons and dancing!

As part of our whole-school Amazing Asia topic, we all took part in a Chinese ribbon dancing session. It was a very colourful and energetic display of ribbons and dancing! 1
As part of our whole-school Amazing Asia topic, we all took part in a Chinese ribbon dancing session. It was a very colourful and energetic display of ribbons and dancing! 2
As part of our whole-school Amazing Asia topic, we all took part in a Chinese ribbon dancing session. It was a very colourful and energetic display of ribbons and dancing! 3
As part of our whole-school Amazing Asia topic, we all took part in a Chinese ribbon dancing session. It was a very colourful and energetic display of ribbons and dancing! 4

Chinese Ribbon Dancing - Year 5

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EYFS

 

As part of our Amazing Asia theme, we have been creating Chinese dragons, using chop sticks, smelling some Asian food fragrances of chill, garlic and soy sauce and we also enjoyed a little celebration of eating noodles and crackers.

We had the nurse come in to talk to us about 'Hand Hygiene' and the importance of it in order to keep ourselves and others healthy! the children learnt lots as well as some very gruesome facts about what might happen if we don't keep them clean!

Black History Month! Year 5 and 6 spent half a day each exploring the equal and civil rights movement in Africa and Apartheid in South Africa through story telling!

Black History Month! Year 5 and 6 spent half a day each exploring the equal and civil rights movement in Africa and Apartheid in South Africa through story telling!  1
Black History Month! Year 5 and 6 spent half a day each exploring the equal and civil rights movement in Africa and Apartheid in South Africa through story telling!  2
Black History Month! Year 5 and 6 spent half a day each exploring the equal and civil rights movement in Africa and Apartheid in South Africa through story telling!  3
Black History Month! Year 5 and 6 spent half a day each exploring the equal and civil rights movement in Africa and Apartheid in South Africa through story telling!  4
Black History Month! Year 5 and 6 spent half a day each exploring the equal and civil rights movement in Africa and Apartheid in South Africa through story telling!  5
Black History Month! Year 5 and 6 spent half a day each exploring the equal and civil rights movement in Africa and Apartheid in South Africa through story telling!  6
Black History Month! Year 5 and 6 spent half a day each exploring the equal and civil rights movement in Africa and Apartheid in South Africa through story telling!  7
Black History Month! Year 5 and 6 spent half a day each exploring the equal and civil rights movement in Africa and Apartheid in South Africa through story telling!  8
Black History Month! Year 5 and 6 spent half a day each exploring the equal and civil rights movement in Africa and Apartheid in South Africa through story telling!  9
Black History Month! Year 5 and 6 spent half a day each exploring the equal and civil rights movement in Africa and Apartheid in South Africa through story telling!  10
Black History Month! Year 5 and 6 spent half a day each exploring the equal and civil rights movement in Africa and Apartheid in South Africa through story telling!  11
Black History Month! Year 5 and 6 spent half a day each exploring the equal and civil rights movement in Africa and Apartheid in South Africa through story telling!  12

African Dance Workshop! EYFS, Year 1, 2, 3, and 4 got to experience African dancing. The children focused on how different movements and sequences are used to tell African myths and legends.