Over the last three weeks, the children in the Jellyfish Class have been working incredibly hard on creating their very own scrapbooks. These scrapbooks have been based on their recent local journey when they brought their Wellies in.
After finally completing their scrapbooks, parents, carers and all family members were invited into school to share them with the children.
There was an excellent response from parents and careers so thank you very much for your support. It was marvellous witnessing the smiles on everyone’s faces and the joy in everyone’s voices.
The children engaged in a range of reflective activities to help them understand the Easter story in further detail.
Each station focused on a different section of the Easter story: The Cross Of Forgiveness, The Garden of Gethsemane and The Weight Jesus Carried. There was a further reflection station, which allowed the children to focus on their mind in a peaceful manner.
Have a cracking Easter break everyone and I look forward to more excellent learning in term five!
As part of Book Week a couple of weeks ago, each year group in each school created a ‘fantastic creature’ to be shared with the same year group in the other school. The whole idea was to inspire creative writing across both schools.
Today, Seabrook walked up to St Martin’s School to share their stories with one another. This was a fantastic opportunity to collaborate with peers in a different school and to share their wonderful and creative writing with each other.
What a sensational week of sport we’ve all had in the Jellyfish Class!
To celebrate Sports Relief, children have engaged in a different sporting activity for each day of the week.
On Monday, children absolutely loved it with Joe Wicks! This brought back a lot of memories from the full week we did of his sessions back in September. Top effort all round folks – especially Mrs Hinson!
As part of our maths learning on Tuesday, children had to run/jog/skip/hop/side step/crawl to different ‘measuring the volume’ stations. It was good to see the children be so creative with their movements!
It was time for yoga on Wednesday! A fun, engaging but also relaxing session, which seemed to be enjoyed throughout.
On Thursday, the Jellyfish Class continued their learning of tennis and swimming, which has now sadly come to an end.
Finally, on Friday it was time for our Sports Relief Mile! Excellent perseverance and effort shown throughout the mile. I think some children thought a mile was a little less than it actually is!
Really well done children and keep up the good active work at home over the weekend!
Another splendid morning for the Jellyfish Class as they participated in a range of songs with many other schools from the local area. As well as singing altogether, each school performed a song on stage to all of the other schools. The Jellyfish Class, as always, performed brilliantly and beautifully and received a huge round of applause!
Very well done folks!
Finally, we were treated to a performance from the HGS’ band where we saw a couple of old Seabrook School faces!
This afternoon, a volunteer from the RNLI came into Seabrook School to teach the children all about safety out at sea.
Children understood what to do in certain situations, out at sea, and learnt about the different colour flags and their respective meanings. Children also watched a video showing the hard-work and commitment that the RNLI do week in week out.
Remember those important things to do children!
Our model text in English this term is ‘Where My Wellies Take Me’ by Clare and Michael Morpurgo. This text is a scrapbook all about Clare and Michael’s childhood and the range of things they experienced on their regular walks.
The Jellyfish Class went on their own walk of the local area, which they planned together. The children have been inspired by the model text and brought in their own wellies to go on their walk!
To start with, we exited the school and went along the canal path towards the green bridge, which we then crossed. Once we crossed the bridge, we strolled towards the wobbly park where we were allowed a five minute play! We then continued our local walk and we saw ducks playing in the water. Next, we missioned up the hill until we eventually reached the army graveyard. We had a moment of reflection when we got there and engaged in a two minute silence. Instead of using the path on the way back, we ventured through the muddy woods, which we all absolutely loved!
And that was where our wellies took us.
The weather was kind and every single child persevered brilliantly on the long local walk.
We’ve had a sensational week in the Jellyfish Class! The weather certainly hasn’t stopped our super and enthusiastic learning!
Throughout the week, the Jellyfish Class have celebrated a range of books including ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’ by Phillip Pullman, ‘The Highway Man’s Revenge’ by Cath Howe and ‘Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls’ by Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo.
On Tuesday of Book Week, children from all classes had the chance to visit other classrooms and listen to the class teacher read a story of their choice. I must say how wonderful it was to have some children from the Rainbow fish and Starfish classes join us for a story!
On Thursday, children dressed up for World Book Day. The theme this year was ‘Fantastic Creatures’. It was glorious to see such wonderful and creative costumes on display!
Now, use your book voucher and treat yourself to a new book!
Today, children brought in an item from home which they found inspirational. The idea was to get children creative and inspired in their writing. Children were not given a structure to follow and could write, within reason, whatever they wanted about their inspirational item. Children wrote a range of different texts including: stories, poems, posters, explanation texts, book reviews and leaflets.
A lovely and exciting day had by all in the Jellyfish Class.
Children started off their learning by engaging in a whole school assembly, which was hosted by the Eco-Guardians and Mrs Bodle, who is also a representative of the RSPB.
After the assembly, the Jellyfish Class were very fortunate as they were visited by a blind lady with a guide dog. The lady explained the role of her dog, the challenges she faces and why her dog is so important. We were then able to ask her some interesting questions. This helped us understand the importance of guide dogs and to be aware of things that happen around us.
Once we had break time, each child had the chance to show off their costume and explain why they chose the animal they had come dressed as.
We then linked Animal Awareness Day to our English topic of ‘Explanation Texts’ and created our own explanation videos based on the animals we came dressed as!
Finally, we used water colours to paint a range of our local animals. They were very impressive!
Have a smashing half-term everyone!