Continuing our theme of ‘Once Upon a Time…’ we are reading the story Jack and the Beanstalk this week! Nursery is full of exciting provision that links to our story.
At Forest School, we talked about the hole in the clouds that the beanstalk grew through that led to the giants castle. We went on a hunt for holes at forest school and imagined different worlds that could be behind them. We found doors in tree trunks that were the entrances to fairy houses, we saw steam that must belong to dragons and imagined wonderful fantasy lands of giants.
Year 2 have been having lots of fun making chocolate as part of our Scrumdiddlyumptious topic!
Magpies had an amazing time making scrumptious pizza at Pizza Express.
Lapwings have been working hard to write letters as Edmund from The Lion Witch and The Wardrobe to convince his siblings to move to Narnia with him.
Year 3 have been learning to sew during their DT lessons. This week they did the running stitch.
Lapwings had a visit from Rev. Rob visit during their RE lesson where the children questioned him about what it means to be a Christian in today’s society and how Christianity is practised in the community.
Year 3 went outside during maths, finding different parts of the whole using leaves. They found that within the whole (all of the leaves) they could make different parts.
Year 6 took time out one afternoon to connect with nature – we discussed the health benefits to being outside and the importance of relaxing. #mental health week
Royal British Legion
We are extremely proud to have been presented with a shield from the Royal British Legion. It is a proud tradition at Perry Wood that we support the Royal British Legion every year through their poppy appeal and teach the children of the important work they do and why we remember the fallen. This year we were awarded for raising in excess of £550; the most of all the schools in Worcestershire.
Learning Through Landscapes
The staff took part in after school training with Learning through Landscapes to help enhance outdoor learning. They undertook lots of different activities including measuring the height of a tree, the age of a tree, trusting others before hugging a tree, poet-tree and many more. The staff will be incorporating them and more into all areas of the curriculum.
Mental Health Week
We are always mindful of the effect different situations can have on our mental health. At Perry Wood we are proud to be a Thrive school and build Thrive into our PSHE lessons weekly teaching about mental wellbeing of ourselves and others.