On 4 July 1838 26 children were drowned in a freak accident at Huskar Pit, Silkstone Common near Barnsley. The youngest child miner was 8 years old. Class 3 visited the site of the accident and went to see the commemorative window and stone monument in the Parish Church in Silkstone.
Our rescheduled World Book Day took place on 22 March because snow stopped us from celebrating on the original date. Class 3 could choose to dress up as a book character or come in their pyjamas (because everyone likes a story at bedtime). We also had a visit from Maxwell Southern who told stories from his homeland of Ghana. As well as stories, Maxwell also taught some pupils how to use his drums.
Our RE topic this half term is the Christian festival of Easter. We started today by looking at Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday – the beginning of Lent.
Tilly is passionate about taking care of animals and produced a great poster condemning cruelty to animals.
Jack and Tilly are practising their Phonics by drawing and writing words on the table.
Class 3 discussed what Hogarth must have felt when he saw The Iron Man for the first time.
Here are examples of their diaries.
Class 3 created ‘ sound’ poems after reading Chapter 1 of The Iron Man by Ted Hughes.
Class 3 are helping a little boy called Jacob to find his lost teddy. They started by writing these letters to ask him some questions.
See, we can play without arguing!