The children have enjoyed finding out about the exploits of Travelling Bear. He has been travelling around the United Kingdom. The children have learnt the name of the capital cities of the countries and discovered some facts about each of these countries. Travelling Bear has also travelled back in time and found out about Nurturing Nurses from history. The children know about the significant work of Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole and Edith Cavell. Ask your children about Travelling Bear, where has been and what he has found out.
Recently Elspeth in our class donated her hair to this charity in a whole school assembly. She had been growing her hair for a long time so that another child could benefit from receiving a wig made from her hair when theirs has fallen out due to treatment.
We are very proud of this sacrifice Elspeth made but secretly think her new short hair style really suits her.
Elspeth’s long hair before she had it cut.
Elspeth ready to donate her hair!
Autumn Term 2
Welcome back after the half-term break. We hope you enjoyed the weather and had a good rest.
This term we are calling our topic 'All Change'. Our main focus will be exploring the different types of weather we experience during the seasons of Autumn and Winter. We will also be finding out about the Gunpowder Plot - which is why we celebrate Bonfire Night.
A big part of this term will be spent practising for our Christmas play. All the children will be involved by singing songs, some will be performing dances or playing instruments. We will be giving (non-speaking) parts out very soon.