Grangetown Primary School

Grangetown Primary School

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Welcome to Miss Lambton's Class

Important reminders:

  • Reading books must be brought to school every day. Once your child has read the full book please sign their home school book so that it can be changed.
  • Our PE day is Thursday! Please ensure children have their full PE kit in school on this day and have removed any earrings. 
  • Our Library day is Tuesday. Children can choose a library book from our school library to take home and return the following week. 
  • Spellings will be sent home every Monday to be practiced for the following Monday.
  • 'Stop, drop and read' sessions are held on Wednesdays at 8:40-8:55.
  • On Fridays we will be going into the forest area of school. Children can bring spare clothing and wellies for this.
  • Toast is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays costing 10p per slice. 
  • Fruity fantasy is a healthy tuck shop available on Fridays. 

SUPERHERO DAY

Y1 had a fantastic superhero themed day. We completed many superhero activities on themed tables. On the Ironman table we explored which materials were magnetic using magnets. The storm table completed an experiment by dropping colored water into shaving foam, watching the 'rain' fall through the clouds'. The Spider-Man table used tweezers to catch spiders through a web and through balls at a sticky spider web. Finally the superman table made flying helicopters. After all of our experiments we had a surprise visit from Ironman! He visited to help us make magnetic slime. We helped him make it and then watched it move with the magnets. 

 

FOREST FRIDAY

Every Friday we have been visiting the school woodland area. We have been completing different science experiments relating to materials and have been watching seasonal changes in the environment. We also made superhero pictures using natural materials. 

 

VISIT TO SUNDERLAND FIRE STATION 

As part of our superheroes topic we have been learning about 'real life heroes'. We visited Sunderland fire station to learn about the role of a firefighter. Whilst there we got to see their office and gym. We also had the opportunity to try on their uniform and sit in the fire engine. We had lots of questions to ask and really enjoyed learning about their job. Outside we spent time looking at their training room and we were allowed to have a go at using the hose! We had a fantastic morning and Miss Lambton was very impressed with our behavior. Well done Year 1!