Skylarks News

This half-term, our English lessons focus on ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’. Skylarks have enjoyed reading the story, asking questions and sequencing the story events. Today, we worked in groups to act out parts of the story. We divided up the roles of mother, tiger, Sophie and father and remembered as many key parts …

Today, Skylarks practised writing, representing, comparing and ordering numbers to 20. We completed the lesson by recapping our number bonds to 10 and 20. Here we are enjoying our practical maths session!

Today, Skylarks class have been sorting a range of objects into groups. The children sorted objects according to their colour, size or type. We completed the lesson by recapping our number bonds to 10. Here we are enjoying our practical maths session!

To introduce our new topic, ‘Toys’, KS1 received a letter from The Magic Toymaker! We were asked to build and test out toys in the Toymaker’s workshop. We had lots of fun exploring the different areas, using recycling to build our own toys and dancing to the circus music. We even got some sweets delivered …

Queen Elizabeth II | 12 Sep 2022

Following the sad news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Tranmere Park pupils have paid their respects by celebrating and reflecting on her achievements and importance to the UK. Take a look at our pictures below.

KS1 Entry Point – Around the UK! | 28 Jun 2022

As part of our local geography study, the children have kicked off this half term’s topic by visiting the four countries of the United Kingdom. They have taken part in the Highland games in Scotland, completed a quiz in Wales, used atlases to explore England and learnt some Irish dancing in Northern Ireland. The children …

Skylarks topped up their Geography knowledge by learning about the five oceans. They had a look on Google earth and discovered why Earth is often called ‘The Blue Planet’! Next they took part in activity where they had to complete their passports by crossing off the countries and oceans that they had encountered on their …

Wow! What a fantastic workshop we have had. AnimalsUK visited KS1 and we got to learn about lots of different animals. The children had the opportunity to hold and feel a tortoise, snake, skunk, tarantula and a meerkat. The children had so many excellent questions for Laura too. What an exciting opportunity!

Today saw the end of our ‘We Are What We Eat’ topic which the children have thoroughly enjoyed. Over the last half term we have been busy learning about the work of Italian artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo. We’ve completed observational food based sketches and paintings, learnt about healthy eating and rounded it all off with a …

KS1 Make Clay Pots | 13 Jun 2022

Children created their own clay pot to be used as a dipping bowl as part of our topic work. They used many skills including rolling and coiling. They also used slip and smoothing tools to attach the coils together. When the bowls dried, we decorated them using paint, ensuring a secondary colour was mixed. We …
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