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Archive for March, 2018

A Visit From The Easter Bunny!

Posted by Sophie Gilbert in Class - EY on March 28, 2018 https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/a-visit-from-the-easter-bunny

The rainy weather didn’t put off the Easter Bunny visiting the Early Years classroom.  The children had an indoor Easter Egg hunt to look for a chocolate bunny with their name on.  

Prayer Group-Prayer Stations

Posted by Wendy Clark in RE on March 26, 2018 https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/prayer-group-prayer-stations

Following their retreat to the Niland Centre, the Chaplaincy Team set up their prayer stations for prayer group at break time today. Children from across the school enjoyed having this opportunity for prayer and reflection, especially at the start of Holy Week.

Chaplaincy Team Retreat

Posted by Wendy Clark in Class - Year 5-6, RE on https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/chaplaincy-team-retreat

On Thursday 22nd March, the Chaplaincy Team joined all the other Lea Valley Deanery Chaplaincy Teams for a special retreat to the Niland Centre in Bushey. They attended a range of talks and workshops, and led the other teams through their thoughtfully prepared prayer stations that were based on the Catholic Social Teaching theme ofRead the Rest…

Year 3/4 Tag Rugby Festival

Posted by Wendy Clark in Class - Year 3-4, Sport on https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/year-3-4-tag-rugby-festival

On Thursday 22nd March, Year 3/4 joined children from Roger De Clare and Jenyns for the annual Tag Rugby Festival at Ralph Sadlier. They put their coaching into practice and played some brilliant games. Congratulations to Ronnie, Jemima, Elsie and Evie-Willow who received medals for their exceptional attitudes, effort and determination.

Growth Mindset BMX Workshops

Posted by Wendy Clark in Class - Year 3-4, Class - Year 5-6, Sport on https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/growth-mindset-bmx-workshops

We were delighted to welcome back BMX champion, Mike Mullen, to work with KS2 for some fantastic BMX workshops today. The children were taught a range of skills and tricks that put their growth mindsets to the test! Everyone showed incredible perseverance and determination and really challenged themselves to go beyond their comfort zones. TheRead the Rest…

Investigating Rivers

Posted by Lisa Coles in Class - Year 5-6 on March 23, 2018

Year 5&6 have been studying rivers from their source to the sea.  We investigated how water would flow when the children built their own landscape models, created using soil, moss, twigs and stones. Once completed water was poured onto the model to see what would happened.

Sharing Special Objects

Posted by Sophie Gilbert in Class - EY on March 26, 2018 https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/sharing-special-objects

We are very proud of the Reception children sharing their successes and talents with us and their friends.    

Does it Float or Sink?

Posted by Sophie Gilbert in Class - EY on https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/does-it-float-or-sink

After looking at pictures of real boats floating on water, the Reception children had fun investigating various objects they had found around the classroom and testing them to see if they float or sink.    

Where Is The Treasure?

Posted by Sophie Gilbert in Class - EY, Outdoor Learning on March 15, 2018 https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/where-is-the-treasure

In Forest School this week, the Reception children listened to the story ‘Captain Teachum’s Buried Treasure.’  After listening to the story, each child explored the school grounds and made their own treasure map.  The children had to include features that they could see and they marked where the treasure is with a cross.  

Hertford Museum Trip

Posted by Wendy Clark in Class - Year 3-4 on March 12, 2018 https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/hertford-museum-trip

Year 3/4 really enjoyed a fascinating visit to Hertford museum where they learnt all about Victorian Naturalist and Explorer, Alfred Russel Wallace. Wallace lived in Hertford for much of his life and attended Hertford Grammar School (now Richard Hale). Although not nearly as famous, Wallace jointly published the theory of evolution by natural selection withRead the Rest…