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This half-term, our topic work focuses on the story ‘Beegu’ by Alexis Deacon. This morning, there had been a mysterious crash landing on the banks at Tranmere Park Primary School and Mrs Hodgson sent the KS1 children on a mission to investigate the scene!! Beegu had left us lots of clues, including a code-breaker letter …

Skylark Class becomes a Nurse Training School for the day! | 26 May 2021

Our topic this half term has been ‘People from the Past’. Throughout this topic, the children have learnt about 3 famous nurses – Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole and Edith Cavell. As our exit point, we turned our classroom into a nurse training school for the day. The children came into school dressed as nurses and …

As this week is ‘Mental Health Awareness’ week we are trying (where possible) to take our learning outdoors. Nature and the outdoors is so good for our mental health but learning practically can also really support children’s understanding. This week we are learning about fractions (Y2) and making equal groups (Y1). We have enjoyed two …

Tranmere Does The Daily Mile | 30 Apr 2021

Today everyone took part in ‘England Does The Daily Mile’ to celebrate the positive benefits that daily activity can have on our mental health. Every class had a 15 minute time slot to run/jog/walk/move however they like and to just get out and enjoy the fresh air with their friends and teachers. Why not give …

Skylark’s Entry Point – People of the Past | 29 Apr 2021

Our topic this half term is ‘People from the Past – Significant People’. As our entry point, the children became historical detectives, investigating three famous nurses – Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole and Edith Cavell. The children worked in small groups and used IPads and books to find out more about their lives. The children have …

Skylarks enjoyed a picnic in the sun today…we really hope this weather continues for the holidays!!!!

Since returning from lockdown, we believed a priority for us was for our ‘bubbles’ and friendships/relationships, to build and bond together developing what it means to be a good friend and make people feel happy, including ourselves. We spent the day outside as we know fresh air is one of the biggest factors in good …

Today Skylarks had their first Muddy Puddles Day today and we loved it. We learned the difference between evergreen and deciduous trees and sorted leaves we found into these two groups. We then looked at the leaves we had collected and used a leaf identification sheet to learn which trees they belonged to. We made …

This week Skylarks have been learning about the weather. Learning about the symbols used for forecasts and how the weather can be different up and down the country. They then had a go at predicting the weather themselves, they worked in pairs and wrote a script and then presented them to the class. Some definite meteorologists …

Dear Parents/Carers, Next Tuesday 20th October, KS1 will be having their Muddy Puddles Day. On this day please ensure your child comes to school in warm, waterproof clothes that you are safe to get dirty. Sensible footwear is also advised as we will be up on our school banks for our activities. Feel free to …
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