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World Book Day 2019


The children thoroughly enjoyed celebrating World Book Day! Their costumes were fantastic and it was great to find out about different books and to share our favourites. 


Many of the children attend the 'Big Booky Brekkie' run by our PTA and took part in the book swap shop.


The Penguins did a shared reading session with Year 3 in the morning, and attended a special World Book Day assembly. 


In the afternoon they had some lovely stories read to them by Miss Lea (Y2 teacher) during our class/teacher storytime swap! 


Have a look in the 'photos' section to see our photographs. 

Science Day!


The Penguins thoroughly enjoyed Science day. The day began with a super science assembly led by Kinetic Kate and she 'wowed' us with her interesting experiments - our favourite was the fire bubble! 

Then we learn how to mix a solid and a liquid to create a gas and enjoyed blowing up balloons and making a rocket blast into the air. 

Next we did some experiments of our own which included learning about; light sources and reflectivity, floating and sinking, taste and sense of smell and friction/speed. It was lots of fun and it was great to see the Penguin getting involved and asking lots of questions as well as making predictions about what would happen.

The children's favourite experiment was the jellybean tasting experiment! It was so interesting to find out how much smell influences our sense of taste. 

Have a look in the 'photos' section of the Reception Class page to see pictures of us in action.

Well done for being such superb scientists! 




‘Growing and learning together, Sharing the love of God’