Year 1 Weekly Update – 01/04/21

RE We have been learning about Palm Sunday and talking about how palms are used on Palm Sunday. We have been discussing Holy Week and the reasons for the signs and symbols of Lent and Holy Week. We have visited the Memorial Garden and spent time observing the Stations of the Cross and listening and […]

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NSPCC’s Speak Out

Dear Parent/Carer I am pleased to tell you that this week we will be participating in the NSPCC’s Speak out. Stay safe. online programme. This consists of an online assembly and supporting classroom based activities. Speak out. Stay safe. is a safeguarding programme available to all primary schools in the UK and Channel Islands. It […]

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Young Artists Summer Show

You may already be aware of the Royal Academy’s annual summer exhibitions. Inspired by this, the Royal Academy is holding a young Artists summer show. The Young Artists’ Summer Show is a free, open submission exhibition for young artists aged 5 – 19 years studying in the UK and British schools overseas. St Catherine‘s school […]

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Year 1 Weekly Update – 11/12/20

RE: We have been so excited to create our own Advent Wreaths in class. They have taken pride of place on our Prayer Tables. Next week, we will continue to discuss the story of the Birth of Jesus. We will use active story telling, small world props and pictures to recognise and to help us retell this special story in […]

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Year 1 Weekly Update – 04/12/20

RE: Year One were very quick to notice the colours on our RE Display and Prayer Table change from green to purple. The children enjoyed talking about their photos on Tapestry of decorations and Christmas trees. We have been discussing some other ways we can prepare for Christmas through Advent. We have our Advent Liturgy on Friday and have been thinking about and reflecting on how we can be more […]

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Year 1 – Active Maths Week

Year 1 enjoyed playing subtraction and addition games during our daily mile for our Teach Active Week. The children became addition and subtraction superheroes. Each superhero was given a number card. With their learning partners they had to make a number sentence before adding or taking away .Once the superheroes had the correct answer they […]

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