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Ash Wednesday Liturgy

Posted by Wendy Clark in RE on March 7, 2019 https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/ash-wednesday-liturgy

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. The Chaplaincy Team led the whole school in prayer and Deacon Adrian kindly administered the ashes to remind us that Lent is a time for prayer, reconciliation and sacrifice.


Roman Battle Formations

Posted by Wendy Clark in Class - Year 3-4 on https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/roman-battle-formations

Year 3/4 learnt about the formations employed by the Romans in battle. They even learnt some of the commands in Latin! Ad Victoria! 


Baptism

Posted by Wendy Clark in Class - Year 3-4 on October 19, 2018 https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/baptism

As part of our ‘Christian Family’ topic in RE we held our own Baptism! The children were able to apply all of their learning about the stages of Baptism and what the signs and symbols represent.


Making Stone Age Jewellery

Posted by Wendy Clark in Class - Year 3-4 on https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/making-stone-age-jewellery

Year 3/4 have been busy making beads out of clay to create Stone Age jewellery. They were particularly inspired by the jewellery found at Skara Brae in Scotland. Much of the jewellery worn in the Stone Age was made from stones, shells and bone but some of the jewellery was finely decorated and carved intoRead the Rest…


Stone Age Day @ Celtic Harmony

Posted by Wendy Clark in Class - Year 3-4, Outdoor Learning on October 5, 2018 https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/stone-age-day-celtic-harmony

Year 3/4 became prehistory explorers and learnt about life in the Stone Age through hands on experiences of fire lighting, foraging, hunting, tool making, trading and den building. They not only developed their historical knowledge, but developed confidence and social skills. A fabulous day was had by the children and adults who accompanied them.


Stone Age Cave Painting

Posted by Wendy Clark in Class - Year 3-4 on September 14, 2018 https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/stone-age-cave-painting

As part of our Stone Age topic, year 3/4 have been learning about cave painting. They looked at cave paintings from around the world and had a go at their paintings/drawings in their very own caves (under the desks!). They enjoyed using charcoal and chalk-although some of them got a little messy!


Investigating Magnets

Posted by Wendy Clark in Class - Year 3-4 on https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/investigating-magnets

Year 3/4 enjoyed investigating Magnets. They were able to explain what forces the magnets produced using the key words ‘attract’ and ‘repel’.  


Sports Day 2018

Posted by Wendy Clark in Class - EY, Class - Year 1-2, Class - Year 3-4, Class - Year 5-6, Sport on June 26, 2018 https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/sports-day-2018

The school came together on Monday 25th June 2018 for our Annual sports day. The weather was scorching but everyone dealt with it amazingly well.  


KS2 Rounders Festival

Posted by Wendy Clark in Class - Year 3-4, Class - Year 5-6, Sport on June 22, 2018 https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/ks2-rounders-festival

KS2 enjoyed a sunny afternoon at the Rounders festival hosted by Freman College in Buntingford. We took 6 teams and returned triumphant with a win for one of our Y3/4 teams and Fair play awards for both a Y3/4 team and one of the Y5/6 teams.    


Learning about other faiths:Islam

Posted by Wendy Clark in Class - EY, Class - Year 1-2, Class - Year 3-4, Class - Year 5-6, RE on June 7, 2018 https://stcanterbury.herts.sch.uk/learning-about-other-faithsislam

It is both part of our Catholic RE and our British Values to learn about and be respectful of other faiths. This week we were very lucky to have a special visitor, Mr Haq, with us to teach us all about Islam and what it is like to be a Muslim.