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Stoke Bishop Church Of England Primary School

This Friday 16th November 2018, it is a busy and exciting day! It is Children in Need so remember to wear something spotty and bring in £1 per family. The Year 4's are having a cake sale after school. Also, it is our Firework Night! Gates open at 5.30pm.
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Our School Houses

 

Each child belongs to one of the four houses and is able to contribute to their House through House Points earnt in lessons and at Sports Days. Every month we find out in our celebration assembly which house has earnt the most points that month.

The House with the most points at the end of the year wins the House shield!

Meet our House Captains

There are 2 house captains and 2 vice house captains in each house. We are voted for by everyone in the school. It is a very responsible job and we take pride in leading our houses.

 

Meet St David's House, Vice and Sports Captains!

Our House Captains are Ana and Oscar and our Vice House Captains are Alisha and James.

Meet St Patrick's House, Vice and Sports Captains!

Our House Captains are Millie and Theeban and our Vice House Captains are Tia and Callum. 

Meet St Andrew's House, Vice and Sports Captains!

Our House Captains are Zoe and William and our Vice House Captains are Nia and Jayden.

Meet St George's House, Vice and Sports Captains!

Our House Captains are Macy and Jack and our Vice House Captains are Penina and Sai.

 Housepoints earned last month:

 

 

    ST DAVID                            ST PATRICK                      ST ANDREW                      ST GEORGE    

                                                         

 

        709                                 861                               912                               1041  

  

                                           

House Captain Archived Blog 2016-2018

 

WB: 12.10.2018 - 19.10.2018

Reception - Reception have been learning how to make healthier food and have been learning new sounds. Also they made a healthy cafe and they have been making things.

Year One - Year 1 have been doing poems about their senses and been smelling different kinds of scents. Also they have been learning about bodies.

Year Two - Year 2 have visited the SS Great Britain and they have also been writing about it too. Finally, in P.E they have been playing Blochi ball (we don't know what Blochi ball is!) They also made pumpkin soup and tried it!

Year Three - Year 3 have been studying the Stone Age and the Iron Age and have been on a trip to the woods.

Year Four - Year 4 have been doing the Romans and have been finishing their book The Thieves Of Ostia. Also they went on a Roman Walk in the local area.

Year Five - Year 5 have just had their Greek Day (check out the Gallery for photos!) and in topic they are learning about Hercules. (Secret riddle: Everyone has it but no one can lose it, what is it? Tell us the answer to win 6 house points!)

Year Six -  In Year 6 they have been writing missing chapters of the Silver Sword and in Maths they have been learning about fractions and chunking. 

Whole School - In assembly we have been learning about Thankfulness and Responsibility. Today we are doing the sponsored walk.

By, Jayden, Zoe, Nia, William

 

WB: 05.10.2018 - 12.10.2018

Reception - Reception have been having a good time panting and drawing there teddies and looking at the book  Goldilocks and the three bears.

Year One - Year 1 have been trying out their senses by tasting salt water, squash, lemon water, and sugar water. They have also been learning there teen numbers.

Year Two - Year 2 have excitingly,been making pumpkin soup to do with Halloween. In class they have been looking at Isambard Kingdom Brunel and (Secret Riddle: What word starts and ends with an E but only has one letter in it? Give us the answer and you could win 6 house points!) are soon going on a trip to the SS Great Britain.

Year Three - Year 3 have been looking the at the stone age as there topic and have been doing instructions on how to make paper airplanes and origami.

Year Four - Year 4 have continued their topic about Romans and have been writing newspapers on the book Thieves of Ostia. In Science, they have been looking at invertebrates and vertebrates. They even explored creatures outside on the field.

Year Five - Year 5 have been writing non-fiction reports about a monster they have made up. They've also been learning about Roman numerals in Maths. Also, they have been exploring forces. Greek Day is next Wednesday!

Year Six -  In Year 6, we have been studying a book called The Silver Sword and they've also been learning about WWII. They've written a diary entry of what it would be like if they were fighting in the War.

Whole School - Years 3-6 have taken part in a Cross Country Competition at St Bedes and even managed to win 1st place!!! Well done to all who took part. The Sponsored Walk has been postponed due to the tragic weather. It will now take place on Monday 15th October 2018.

Theeban, Millie and Callum 

 

WB: 28.09.2018 - 05.10.2018

Reception - Reception have been learning to count using objects. They love playing on their scooters and bikes. They've also been learning about birthdays and we've heard something about a playdough birthday cake!

Year One - Year 1 love writing! They've been reading the story Dogger and have created their own story maps using this. In Maths, they've learnt their number bonds and one more/less than a number. They're learning about the human body in Science.

Year Two - Year 2 have been busy learning about Brunel in their topic Brilliant Bristol. They've explored art work by the local artist, Banksy. Also, they have been learning about the inverse (opposite) of addition - which is subtraction!

Year Three - Year 3 have become authors! They have written stone age stories which is linked to their topic. In art, they have created beautiful Stone Henge pictures. Four of them have been hung in the main corridor leading down to the office - have a look if you can! 

Year Four - Year 4 have turned into journalists! They are learning how to write newspaper articles and have so far learnt all the features, such as captions and headlines. They've learnt how to round numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000.

Year Five - Year 5 have continued their Ancient Greek topic in both Topic lessons and English.

Year Six -  In Year 6, have been reading The Silver Sword and have also been thinking about Harvest next week!

Whole School - Next week is Harvest! Don't forget to bring in tins and packets that are in date on Thursday 11th October.

Come on St George! WIN HOUSE POINTS!

Jack, Penina, Macy and Sai :)

 

WB: 21.09.2018 - 28.09.2018

Reception - Reception have been learning about Autumn and have been reading Red Leaf Man. (Secret joke: What do you get when you cross a kangaroo and a sheep? A woolly jumper!) They have also been conker rolling and have made beautiful leaf pictures and have been looking at rotting apples with magnifying glasses. Please see Reception class page for photographs!

Year One - Lots of writing has been going on in year one and in maths they've been doing number bonds. Their topic is Me and You and they've been learning about faces in science.

Year Two - They've been learning about Giants and Bristol history e.g Isambard Kingdom Brunel and the suspension bridge.

Year Three - Year three have been learning about stone age boy and have been making their own stone age spears out of paper and and have been learning a great topic from about a million years ago and learning about neanderthals and homo-sapiens. 

Year Four - Year 4 have been learning how to write Roman numerals in Maths. They have also become authors and written their own historical adventure story involving some Roman children!

Year Five - Year 5 have been writing Greek Myth letters. In Maths, they have been estimating rounding numbers.

Year Six -  In Year 6, they have been writing stories around the book The Silver Sword. Their topic is WWII and in Maths they have been learning how to make factor trees and answering algebra questions.

Whole School - This week, KS2 have taken part in Cross Country races around the school field and playground. Also, there is a football match coming up for Year 5 and 6 who are in Football club at St Bedes.

Come on St Davids! WIN HOUSE POINTS!

Alisha and Oscar :)

 

WB: 14.09.2018 - 21.09.2018

Reception -They have settled in very well and getting used to the school.They have started full days as well.

Year One - In topic they have been studying super heroes. They made an autumnal tree.

Year Two -Their topic is Brilliant Bristol they are studying a book called How to catch a star.They are making stars and a big tree in art.

Year Three -They have been doing balancing in P.E and in English they were doing setting descriptions.

Year Four -Year 4 have been studying the Romans. In English they have been writing there own adventure stories.  

Year Five - Year 5 are studying Ancient Greece. They are also rounding number in Maths and writing instructions in English.

Year Six -  This week, year six have been studying a book called The Silver Sword and Future Stars have been doing there P.E. In topic they have been doing world war 2. (Secret Joke: What is the capital of Washington? Answer: W!) They have been doing multiplication in Maths.

Whole School - Good news! The library is now open! We are all practicing for Harvest  festival in singing assemblies.

Jayden, Nia, William, Zoe :) 

 

WB: 04.06.2018 - 08.06.2018

Reception - their topic is China and they have also been learning about it in English also they have been measuring objects and writing the numbers in Chinese.

Year One - Year 1 went to the seaside! On Thursday, they went to Weston-Super-Mare, ...

Year Two - they have been reading a book called tin forest and their topic is "Amazing Architecture." Also (in Maths) they have been learning about fractions.

Year Three - Year 3 have been reading "Jack and the Beanstalk" and their topic is "Explorers" and for Maths they are learning time.

Year Four - This week Year 4 have started their topic, Brazil. They have made carnival masks, maracas and learnt about the festival celebrated in Rio. Year 4 have also been learning to tell the time on both analogue and digital clocks.

Year Five - Year 5 are reading "Holes" and their topic is "Lights, Camera, Action!" In Maths, they are learning about angles and measurements.

Year Six - Year 6 are about to begin their auditions for their upcoming play. It is going to be performed in July. (Secret Words:  Ali Baba and the Bongo Bandits)

Whole School - On Wednesday 6th June 2018, the whole school dressed up to celebrate many of the festivals and countries of the world. The day was full of colour, music, dance, baking, making and fun! Next Wednesday is our School Proms. Everyone is very busy preparing and rehearsing. Good luck to all those who are taking part.

Come on St Andrews! We can win the final cup!

By Aubrey and Evie 

 

WB: 11.06.2018 - 18.05.2018

Reception - In Reception, they have been learning about volcanoes and dinosaurs, in math they've been learning their number bond to ten and they have been celebrating the royal wedding.  

Year One - Year One have been learning about Beatrix Potter books and they had a wonderful trip to Sneed park and finally in maths they've been learning about fractions.

Year Two - Year Two have been learning about math calculations,sewing and a party for the royal wedding.

Year Three - In Year Three, in English they have been writing about a man in Egypt. In math, they've been doing time and calendars. In topic, they did an(the secret word is charity day) Egyptian day all about Egypt.Finally, in RE they've been learning about Hindu pilgrimages.

Year Four - In Year Four, they have learning about money and have been finding change. They have also been learning about the Slave Trade using the story Henry Brown's Box.

Year Five -  Year Five have finished Wonder (the book) and have been doing subordinate clauses and sports day practice. In maths,they;ve been doing measurements and in topic they;ve been learning all about SPACE! 

Year 6 - in Year six, they have been doing SATs and as a reward they went to Stoke Lodge. They have been working on Charity Day, and in topic they have been learning about the Slave Trade.

Whole School - Tomorrow is the school disco it starts at 4pm! (Get dancing!!!). CHARITY DAY IS SOON!!! Charity day is on the 25th of May 2018. Remember to get your costumes!

By Dexter, George, Faith and Mary-Jane

 

WB: 27.04.2018 - 4.05.2018

Reception - In Reception, they have been learning about under the stars in topic and a Spaceship has crash landed into the year 1 playground! There is an alien called Beegu inside and reception have been studying it in class!

Year One - Year One have have been doubling in maths and their topic is wonderful world and have been painting, drawing, and sketching flowers. They have been reading Jim (secret word = Charity Day) and the bean stalk and have watched a video on Jack and the bean stalk.

Year Two - Year Two have just come back from camp!! They enjoyed grass sledging and archery, to name but a few activities! They are learning about kings and queens.

Year Three - In Year Three, they have been learning about plants and are currently reading Egyptian Cinderella.

Year Four - In Year Four, they have been learning about Vikings and have been writing about myths. In maths they have just finished decimals and have gone on to money.

Year Five -  Year Five have been reading Wonder and today (Friday) 5L are doing their class assembly! In maths, they have been learning about BODMAS (brackets, order, division, multiplication, addition, subtraction.) They have been learning about space in topic too.

Year 6 - in Year six, they have been reading The Adventures Of Tom Sawyer and have been doing many tests in maths in preparation for SATs. They have been learning about America in topic.

Whole School - All of key stage 2 have been practicing their times table in Tt Rock stars, with CHARITY DAY coming up on the 25th of May! The theme is Fantasy so don't forget to start to find things to sell!!

COME ON ST ANDREWS, we've won more times than any other house!!! Let's win it next month!!  

 Evie and Aubrey :)

 

WB: 20.04.2018 - 27.04.2018

Reception - In Reception, they have been continuing their learning about Under the Sea and Under the Stars.

Year One - Year One have been growing plants, such as sunflowers. They have also been doubling numbers in Maths.

Year Two - Year Two have been learning about "less than" and "more than" in Maths. (Secret word = girl's football) They have also been writing their own stories. Finally, they're very excited because they go on camp on Monday!

Year Three - In Year Three, they have been working hard on trying to beat Mr Rowe on Times Tables Rock Stars!! They have been reading an Egyptian Cinderella story and have been acting out other stories. In Maths, they have been learning about fractions.

Year Four- In Year Four, they have been learning about spreadsheets in their Computing lessons; have become authors and written their own Viking Myths (to be made into books next week!) and have been competing on Times Tables Rock Stars.

Year Five -  Year Five have been practising sewing and are now sewing space badges. Also, they're making rockets out of junk modeling as part of their Space topic. Also they have been studying the book 'Wonder'. In Maths, they have been doing algebra . In music, they have been doing fresh prince of Bel Air 

Year 6 -in Year six they have been doing North and South America. as well as that, we have been preparing for SATs by practising tests.

Whole School - Today is Parade of Excellence! We will see who wins the House Cup (Fingers crossed for St Patricks!) St George won the Football House Cup and this week is Girl's Football Week.

By Edward P

 

WB: 13.04.2018 - 20.04.2018

Reception - In Reception, have been learning about under the sea in Topic, and in Maths they've been learning about subtracting and counting backwards.

Year One - Year One have been learning their ten and five times tables and have been making lego aliens.

 Year Two - Year Two have been learning about kings and queens in Topic, names in English, dividing and their times tables in Maths.

Year Three - In Year Three, they have been practising their assembly, and in Topic they've been learning about volcanoes and fractions. 

Year Four- In Year Four, they've been learning about decimals and they have started doing their samba drumming in Music.

Year Five -  Year five have just started their swimming lessons and they have started learning about space in Topic. This week, they have also taken a trip to Longleat.

Year 6 - Mr Quinton's Maths group have been (secret word = St. George) learning algebra and how to write formulas. In English, we have watched a small animated clip called "The Piano" and we've been trying to work out what happens because there was no speech, only piano music. On Wednesday, we learned how to save a life by using chest compressions, CPR and the recovery position. 

Whole School - The Stages group were fantastic, and they finally performed their dance at the Colston Hall last Sunday. The year threes are doing their assembly this afternoon and we are all super excited to see it. 

 By Faith, Mary - Jane and help from Afia (Don't forget St. George's day on Monday!)

 

WB: 09.04.2018 - 13.04.2018

Reception - In Reception, have been learning about superheroes and they have dressed up as superheroes. This term, they have begun their topic "Under the Sea". Mrs Walker welcomed the children on Monday morning dressed as a scuba diver!

Year One - Year One have been planting seeds in Science. They have also been doubling and halving numbers in Maths.

 Year Two - Year Two have been working on addition and subtraction in Maths and have been learning about what it is like to be a monarch which is part of their new topic, crowns.

Year Three - In Year Three, They have been learning about Volcanoes and even made volcanoes. In Maths they have been learning to do fractions and their times tables.In English they have wrote a leaflet about Volcanoes.

Year Four- In Year Four, they have been learning about tenths and dividing 1-digit numbers by 10. Also, 4G have started swimming (4D will start swimming in Term 6). Next week, they will begin Samba Drumming!

Year Five -  Year five are on their new topic, space and linked to that they have been making mission patches in art.In English they have been working on the song Titanium. (Secret Word: Unlucky!)They have also been converting decimals into fractions and fractions into decimals, and in music they have been rapping the song, Fresh Prince of Bel Air.

Year 6 - Year 6 have been reading a book called There's a Boy in the Girl's Bathroom. It was a funny book and we've just finished it. We've also been practising some tests.

Whole School - Our Theme for April is Respect. We will focus on this in assemblies, class worship and in our every day life. Also, some children went to a hockey tournament on Thursday and Bananagrams is on its semi-finals. There are also football finals next week.

 By Stephanie, Aidan, Luke and Chloe :)

 

WB: 16.03.2018 - 23.03.2018

Reception - In Reception, it it their Easter week and today it is their  superhero day (Mrs. Walker is spider-man!!!). This school is safe now :) !! They have also been weighing different things in math.

Year One - Year One have been learning about castles and they were lucky enough to visit Coldicot castle. 

 Year Two - Year two are studying Islands in English and have also been learning about fractions in maths. They have also been making their own islands!!!!

Year Three - In Year Three, they have been learning about volcanoes and have been studying the firework maker's daughter.

Year four- In year three , they are learning (secret word = beginnings) about Iron man; reading Iron man and studying in topic. we think congrats are in order to the whole year of 3&4 because of their wonderful play they performed.

Year Five -  Year five have been reading African fables and creative stories, they have also been debating on trophy hunting. 

Year 6 - Year 6 have been getting their heads down reading "There's a boy in the girls bathroom" and their topic is Bristol. :)

Whole School - Big news!!!! A new head teacher has been appointed to the school named Mr.David Forester. We look forward to meeting him and welcoming him to our school. Year three and four performed a massive play which was amazing to watch and a huge success. The whole school visited St. Marys church for the amazing Easter service. Good luck St.Andrews!!! We can win this shield for the third time this year!!!! 

 By Aubrey, Aryana, Ben, and Evie :)  (go St.Andrews!)

 

WB: 09.03.2018 - 16.03.2018

Reception - In Reception, they are learning about gymnastics in P.E. and are learning about superheroes.

Year One - Year One were out on a trip to Caldicot Castle this week.

 Year Two - Year two are learning about oceans and islands and all about water in the sea.

Year Three - In Year Three, they are busy learning about a book called the fire maker's daughter.

Year Four - Year Four have (Secret word = St Patrick's) been extremely busy practicing for their school play that they are performing next week!

Year Five - Year 5 have been learning about Africa and they have been learning about trophy hunting.

Year Six -  Year Six have been studying a new book called There's a Boy in the Girl's Bathroom.

Whole School - Over the course of this week, there has been lots going on around the new head teachers. As Mrs Hepworth is sadly retiring there must be a new candidate to take over when she leaves. 20 children were chosen to interview the people running and the final choices will be made later this month. Also, we have had Mr Burgess in our school trying to help improve playtimes and make them more fun for everyone.

By:Edward, Edward, Bella and Afia

Remember not to forget St Patrick's day on the 17th of March

GO SAINT PATRICK'S!

 

WB: 20.02.2018 - 23.02.2018

Reception - reception have been learning about their sounds (secret word: World Book Day!) have been making good progress. Their new topic is the exciting field of superheros. 

Year One - Year one have been learning about historic castles and are learning different ways to make number bonds.  

Year Two -Year two have just finished their topic of the great fire of London and now study Islands.  

Year Three - year three have been learning volcanoes and have been reading the firework makers daughter.

Year Four -  year four have been learning Antarctica as their topic and are working hard on their play (which is yet to be revealed). 

Year Five - year five have been learning about rivers and are writing a stories about African creation stories

Year Six -  Year Six have been learning about Bristol and Have been writing  balanced arguments, we all had tremendus success in our Mock SATs 

Whole School - the whole school have done amazing things this past few weeks and here are all of them;STEM week was a great success throughout the school, world book day is fast approaching  so get your costumes at the ready. also fast coming is the football teams games which we wish them the best of luck!!

That is the sum up of the week. COME ON ST. ANDREWS! WE CAN TAKE THE SHIELD THIS MONTH!

Aryana and Evie

 

WB: 02.02.2018 - 09.02.2018

Reception - There week has been based around the gingerbread man. They built bridges and discussed different ways the gingerbread man could have got across the river. They have also been baking and sewing.

Year One - they have been making shape biscuits and marble runs. they have explored the human body and seen some x rays.

Year Two - They have found out abort bubbles and discussed the properties of 2D and 3D shapes. They have made rafts, paper aeroplanes and car ramps.

Year Three - They have been making maths cities using nets of shapes and have made vehicles. Today they made a robot with a moving head and insides!!!

Year Four - Year 4 have built CD hovercrafts; created flying helicopters; built igloos using marshmallows and spaghetti; used iPads to take photos of letters hidden in our environment; explored the biology of a whale; and made lava lamps!

Year Five - They have completed a spy investigation; built suspension bridges; and have made names out of nature.

Year Six -  They have been busy doing mock SATs in the mornings, however in the afternoon they have been moving around different classrooms. They've discussed building using different triangles; completed a spy investigation; found out how to build a structure to hold up a dictionary (or several!) and built balloon cars and raced them!

Whole School - What an AMAZING week! Everyone has taken part in a range of exciting STEM projects and have not only learnt a lot but have had lots of fun too! Today (Friday 9th February) the whole school has taken part in "What's in our box?" Each class was given a box full of lots of objects and materials. They then had to decide what they were going to make using the objects and materials from the box! There were robots, rockets, ships and even a water filter! To name but a few!

 

Edward, Afia, Keturah

 

WB: 26.01.2018 - 02.02.2018

Reception - have been learning subtraction in maths. in english they have been doing set 2 sounds in PE they been doing target practice 

Year One - maths- number bonds to 20. in topic, they had there own mini Jewish shabbat

Year Two - in English they have been doing for the great fire of London. In Maths, they have been doing addition. in PE they have been doing invasion games.

Year Three -they had Italy day on Thursday. they have done money in maths. they have been doing diary entries in English.

Year Four - Year Four have been learning about area in Maths and have learnt about climate zones in Topic. They've also been learning about Ernest Shackleton's adventure to Antarctica.

Year Five - they have been to the River Trym. they have been learning about  rivers in topic and MR.Rowe took the school football team (Secret Word = Science) to St Bedes for a football tournament.

Year Six -  In Maths they have been doing area and perimeter. In English they have been doing newspaper reports and in topic they have been doing Bristol.

Whole School - This week, some footballers from Year 5 and 6 were taken to a school football tournament at St. Bede's. They did brilliantly and won 2 games and drew the last game. On Wednesday, Years 4 - 6 had a mid-week treat! They all watched the Bristol Old Vic perform Beowulf. Next week, the whole school will be celebrating STEM week. Everyone will be taking part in a range of exciting activities!

Dexter, George and Faith

 

Week: 12.01.18 - 19.01.18

RECEPTION - They have been learning about Giants and have been going into some new territory in Maths with numicon!

YEAR ONE - Year One have been learning about fun in the playground and reading the amazing book Voices in the Playground. They even went to sea mills and Stoke Lodge Park!

YEAR TWO - Year Two have been studying the Great Fire Of London and have been getting on very well with their progress. They are reading My Head Teacher is a Vampire Rat.

YEAR THREE - Year Three have been learning about Italy. They have been reading The Twits and have been writing play scripts about it.

YEAR FOUR - Year 4 have been studying Antarctica and  have been reading a book about the great adventure on Ernest Shackleton. They've also been having debates over whether humans should leave Antarctica alone or not.

YEAR 5 - Year 5 have been studying rivers and have also been reading Journey - a simple picture book that they have made into a very interesting story.

YEAR 6 - We have been writing chiller stories about the short film ALMA. Also we have been writing our own chillers about normal day places. (Secret Word: Sand pit) We have been studying our home town of Bristol  and looking at where it is in the world.

WHOLE SCHOOL - So much has happened lately! Here it is in a quick list: A dodgeball tournament happened this week; an exciting Spelling Bee competition has also happened! The winners were Imogen in year 4 and Edward in year 6. Well done! A maths competition has also happened in year 4 recently. They went to Redmaids high school and came back coming 1st! Matty and Emily also did amazingly coming 3rd!

Aryana, Aubrey and Evie

 

WB: 3.1.18 - 5.1.18

Reception - In Topic, they have been doing once upon time and in Maths they have been doing estimating They've just started their Read Write Inc.

Year 1 - They've been doing a winter topic, and in English they've been describing winter wonderlands with adjectives. Also, in Maths they have been learning about time.

Year 2 - In English, they've been doing similes, and in Topic they have been learning about The Great Fire of London.

Year 3 - In English, they've been doing New Year's Resolutions and learning their 8 times tables. They have also started their Italy topic.

Year 4 -  In Maths, they had been learning about co-ordinates, and used it on the school map and crack codes around the school.

Year 5 - In Year 5, they have been learning about factor trees. In English, they have been writing Victorian poems.

Year 6 -We have been doing instructions and in Mr Quinton's Maths group we have done some exciting tests. In Mrs Harrison's Maths group they have also done some exciting tests and fractions.

Whole School - On the 3rd of January, (Secret word = New Year) )the whole school has come back from the Christmas holidays, and have made a fresh start to the term.

 

Mary-Jane, Faith George and Dexter :)

 

WB: 8.12.17 - 15.12.17

Reception - Reception have been learning their phonics and reading Little Red Riding Hood. They've also been writing about their favourite things. 

Year 1 - They have been learning about shapes and painting. Year 1 have also been writing about (Secret word = #Santa) the Snowman in English.

Year 2 - Year 2 have been learning how to add money in Maths. In English, they've been reading a festive story called Coming Home.

Year 3 - In Topic, Year 3 have continued to learn about the Bronze Age. They've also been learning about dragons and dividing!

Year 4 -  Year 4 have learnt about Anglo-Saxon Gods and have solved the mystery of who stole Mrs Claus' Christmas cake!

Year 5 - Year 5 were authors and wrote their own stories and in Topic, they discovered more facts about the Victorians.

Year 6 - Year 6 have been very busy and the house captains will learn who has won the house trophy later in the week!

Whole School - We ended our exciting term with a carol concert at St Mary's church. It was a beautiful service and the church was full of joyous singing. On Friday, we were all surprised when we went to an end of term assembly. The teachers and some teaching assistants disappeared and then reappeared as fairy tale characters! They performed a Christmas panto and it was soooo funny!

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR!

WB: 1.12.17 - 8.12.17

Reception - Reception have been learning set 2 sounds and have also been learning numbers 

Year 1 - Year one have been learning about shapes and have done are currently doing their Nativity play. They have also been rewriting the snowman story and have been making (secret word = Nativity)great progress in their learning.

Year 2 - Year two have been learning about Australia and have been reading Going Home by Michel Monpergo

Year 3 - They have been learning about the bronze age and have been reading dragon stories. Their dragon egg is almost ready to hatch!!!!

Year 4 - Year 4 have been learning about Anglo Saxons and have been reading Beowulf. 

Year 5 - They have been learning about Victorians and have read Street Child.they have also been working on prime numbers.

Year 6 - Year 6 have been learning about WW2 and have learnt some interesting things like the book Carries War have been reading for the past few weeks. It was very good. they had the privilege of watching the movie too.

Whole School - Last week Reception performed their amazing Nativity to both the school and to their parents. This week, Year 1 and 2 are performing their Nativity for 3 whole days! Well done to all the adults and children who were involved in these great performances.

Come on St Andrews! We can gain back our winning streak!

Aubrey, Aryana and Evie

 

 

WB: 24.11.17 - 1.12.17

 

Whole School - It's been a busy week of exciting preparations for Christmas! All classes have been finalising their items to sell at the Christmas Fayre (Saturday 2nd December at 11am until 2pm). So many amazing things for you to buy, such as Emoji sweets, Christmas Lanterns and even Father Christmas is coming! We look forward to seeing oyu there!

Reception are performing their Nativity to their parents/carers today. Good luck! They were brilliant in their whole school dress rehearsal on Thursday.

We have also started celebrating Advent and have been learning about how everyone prepares for Christmas in different ways.

Next week, we have the Bristol Old Vic visiting us and performing their Christmas play (secret word = play) on Tuesday. Also Key Stage 1 are performing their Christmas show on Thursday and Friday next week! Have you got your tickets yet?

Mrs Gough

 

WB: 10.11.17 - 17.11.17

Reception - have been practicing their Christmas play learning numbers letters and making cone hats.

Year 1 - have been writing about a book called Biscuit Bear and learning about the Christmas story and have been making Angels.

Year 2 - their topic is Australia and they have been learning their 2,3,4,5,6 and 10 times tables.

Year 3 - They have been studying about the Stone age and have been writing about Dragons.

Year 4 -They have been learning how to subtract four digit numbers and they have been busy making their enterprise projects to sell at the Christmas Fayre.

Year 5 - They have been studying about a book called street child and have been learning about the Victorians.

Year 6 - year 6 have been carrying on with their topic about World War Two and we have been writing a prediction for the book we are studying.

Whole School - Today we are celebrating Children in Need so most people have came in wearing something (secret word = spotty) spotty. Everyone has to pay one pound and we give it to Charity for the people who need it.

By Aidan, Luke, Stephanie

 

WB: 3.11.17 - 10.11.17

Reception - Reception have been learning about numbers and sounds and their target is to be able to count to 20. They have been making brilliant progress so far. 

Year 1 - Year one have been (secret word: honor) learning about toys and have brought in lots of toys from home.

Year 2 - They have been learning about Australia and have been reading a book called Meerkat mail.  

Year 3 - When we wrote this, year three where on a trip but they've had a lot of fun in class but we know their topic is stone age to the iron age.

Year 4 - Year 4 have been on a trip to Caerleon museum and their current topic is Anglo Saxons.

Year 5 - Year 5 have been on a trip to Tyntesfield and are also learning about the Victorian era and have been studying street child.

Year 6 - Year 6 has been studying WW2 and has been reading Silver Sword as a class and are near the end.

Whole School - Tomorrow is Remembrance Day. this is when we remember the people who died for our countries, and we have been selling poppies, friendship bracelets, slap bands, reflectors and wristbands to raise money for the British Legion (BL) which supports people who have fought or who have been injured fighting for our country.

COME ON ST ANDREWS!!!! WE CAN CONTINUE THIS WINNING STREAK!!!!!

 Ben, Aryana and Aubrey :)

 

WB: 30.10.17 - 3.11.17

Reception -  This week in Reception, they have been learning about the season Autumn. Also, they have been learning a new sound each day. 

Year 1 -Year one are now learning about Autumn and are also learning how to write poems and use the add sign.

Year 2 - Year 2 are learning about the oceans of the world, continents and the countries within them. 

Year 3 - This week in Year 3 they have been doing column addition and have been writing instructions.   

Year 4 - Year 4 are learning about Romans and are going on a trip next week (hidden word: Fawkes) to Caerleon.

Year 5 - Year 5 are learning about the Victorians and are working on their enterprise project for Christmas making posters and adverts

Year 6 - Year 6 are studying the Silver Sword - a WWII story - in English. In Maths, they are also moving on to fractions very soon.

Whole School - On the third of November, the KS2 choir will be singing in assembly. The value for this month is peace.  

 

 By Edward W, Bella L and Afia D

 

Come on St Patricks!

 

6.10.17 - 13.10.17

Reception -  reception have been doing one sound a day in English and they have also been doing cursive writing. In maths, they have been ordering numbers. In topic, they have done 'me and my teddy' and how to make friends.

Year 1 - year 1 have done place value in maths. In read write inc, they have done art and they have studied there book called dogger.

 Year 2 -  in topic they have been doing Banksy art and Brunel hats. In maths, they have done addition and subtraction. Also, they have studied their book called Pumpkin Soup and then made it.

Year 3 - in topic they have continued to learn about the Stone Age (secret word = sponsored). In maths, they have been learning how to add large numbers with equipment. In RE, they are learning about Hinduism and have studied a book called Rama and Sita.

Year 4 - they have learnt about Hadrian's Wall and designed their own Hadrian's Wall. They have also been learning their Roman Numerals to 100! Did you know that Romans had no numeral for zero?

Year 5 - they have been doing mental maths including rounding and word problems. In English, they are writing their own greek myths. In topic they have been doing class mosaics.

Year 6 - They have been learning about rationing in World War II and continuing to read The Silver Sword.

Whole School - On Friday 13th, the whole school went down to St Mary's Church, to sing multiple songs that Sandy from ISingPop, taught us. In the evening some children came back, to sing the songs again. The people who came back, came dressed in bright clothing, and the church was full, and there wasn't enough chairs for everyone who came to watch.

 Come on St George!

Dexter, Mary-Jane, George and Faith

 

29.9.17 - 6.10.17

Reception - They have started PE, Phonics and are studying a book called Mr Big. They are doing party related crafts and healthy eating. 

Year 1 - They have been learning about the 5 senses, taste tests, smelling, testing and studying all of the senses.

 Year 2 - They have been looking at the Pumpkin soup and are going to be making it and are learning the inverse in Maths.

Year 3 - Practising for class assembly and writing a stone age story.

Year 4 - Year Four have been (secret word: walk) continuing their learning about the Romans and made mosaics. They have also been learning how to round numbers to the nearest 10, 100 and 1000.

Year 5 - They have been learning about Greek gods and doing Fractions as well as doing mental addition and subtraction. 

Year 6 -They have been learning about World War 2 and have been doing some fun things in Topic.

Whole School - This week we have become the first school to be awarded a partnership award with our church! Our assembly theme for this month is thankfulness. Make sure you walk to school or park and stride!

 

Next week we are taking part in I Sing Pop and performing in a concert next Friday. Have you bought your tickets yet? They're selling fast!

 

GO SAINT DAVIDS!

Luke, Aidan, Stephanie and Chloe :)

 

22.9.17-29.9.17

Hey, we're the new house captains of St.Andrews  (the best house). Our names are Aryana and Aubrey and here's the weekly update of whats going on in this fabulous school:

Reception - They're settling in very well with their amazing teachers and have made loads of new friends 

Year 1 - They have been looking at the body and have made a fascinating paper plate skeleton. 

 Year 2 - they are learning about Bristol's most famous inventor, Brunel. they also braved the weather on Wednesday on a trip to the harbor side 

Year 3 -year three are learning about the stone age and the iron age and are reading a book called Stone age boy 

Year 4 -they learning about the ruthless Romans and are reading a book called Thieves of Ostia

Year 5 -year five are studying Greece and are reading Beast of Olympus.

Year 6 - Year 6 have been studying (secret word:race) WW2 and have been reading Silver Sword.

Whole School -Last week the school did a LOT of stuff. KS2 did a cross country and we have also have done a huge community harvest village fair which made everyone feel like one big family. 6H entertained the visitors with a play about WW2 whilst the teachers were judging.

This is what happened last week and COME ON ST ANDREWS WE CAN WIN THE SHEILD!!!!!!!

Aubrey and Aryana 

 

15.9.17 - 22.9.17

Welcome back to school! Here is an update on what everyone has been up to from Year Six all the way down to Reception. So why don't you read on and see what's going on.

Reception - Reception are learning about how to behave in school and are settling in nicely.

Year 1 -Year One are learning about the human skeleton and are learning about the bee (an ELLI animal).

 Year 2 -Year Two are learning (secret word:harvest) about Brunel, a famous Victorian architect, and the giants of Avon Gorge.

Year 3 -Year Three are learning about the Stone Age.

Year 4 -Year Four are learning about the Roman Army.  

Year 5 -Year Five are learning about the Ancient Greeks in Topic.

Year 6 - Year Six are learning about world war two and and are doing the book study of silver sword in English.

Whole School - Next week we have our Harvest Assembly and a Harvest Village Fair after school on Tuesday. What will you bring?

 

by Edward Pugh,Bella Lamb,Edward Williams and Afia Danquah

"GO SAINT PATRICK!!!"

 

12.6.17-17.6.17

Welcome to Saint Andrew's amazing blog. This blog will help you learn about what each class has been doing this week!