Larkhall Primary Campus Newsletter
Friday 25th November 2022
I hope you and your families are keeping well. Please take the time to look at the information within this Newsletter. The Newsletter is being sent via email and Dojo.
- Amazing Collaborative Learning Across the School
- Book Fair and Children in Need
AMAZING COLLABORATIVE LEARNING ACROSS THE SCHOOL
This Newsletter will focus primarily on the amazing enrichment opportunities and amazing learning taking place across the school. The children are constantly being exposed to these learning opportunities and they demonstrate their Personal Social and Character Development (PSCD) traits as well as stretching their Building Learning Power (BLP) brain muscles.Examples of these events below could be highlighted each and every week across Larkhall and below is more detail of what is constantly happening.
EYFS CINEMA EXPERIENCE
Nursery and Reception enjoyed a cinema simulated experience within school today. They watched Stick Man! They made their tickets and bought the popcorn. We’ve been excited all week and talked about our own experiences of going to the cinema!
YEAR 1 ART WORK
Year 1 have been inspired by Rachel Isadora illustrations to make our own collages and textured images. We worked collaboratively like teamwork wolves to support and encourage each other and divide the task.
YEAR 2 STOP MOTION ANIMATION
Year 2 have been working in pairs to plan a stop motion animation for George and the Dragon. They talked about all of the BLP learning muscles they needed. They worked so hard to create the props and planned a story board using our creative skills. They then collaborated to make the film
YEAR 3 GREENPEACE COLLABORATION
Year 3 had a volunteer from Greenpeace come and speak to them about climate change. It was an amazing experience for the children. The key theme was discussing the key aspects of what climate change is, how it is affecting the world and what we can do about it. Year 3 were so inspired by the visit from Greenpeace as well as what they have seen on BBC Newsround, that they decided to hold a protest about climate change and they used their imagination and emotive language to create posters. They even received a twitter reply from Greenpeace congratulating them on their actions.
YEAR 4 MUSIC SESSIONS
Year 4 have started their music sessions in the music room on Wednesday afternoons. They are learning about graphic scores and different rhythms before collaborating to create their own.
YEAR 5 CHRITSMAS PERFORMANCE PREPARATION
Year 5 are busy preparing for their main starring role in the school’s Christmas performance. They have been using many of their PSCD character traits together with the BLP learning muscles in order to ensure they showcase their enormous talents.
YEAR 6 TRIP TO THE GLOBE THEATRE
Year 6 visited the Globe Theatre. They had an amazing time, asking excellent questions and put zest into their Macbeth workshop.
BOOK FAIR AND CHILDREN IN NEED
A huge thank you to all of our parents for their participation in the Book Fair as well as Children in Need. We know these times are very challenging for our families and your support is never taken for granted. Our children love these two events and to see so many of them visiting the Book Fair and taking part in Children in Need is fantastic. Thanks again.
That’s it from me. If there is anything else myself or a member of the team can do to help and support you during this time, please do not hesitate to get in touch in the usual ways. I am also always on the Gaskell Street gates each morning from 8:30am.