Michael School

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125th Anniversary!
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Today we celebrated the 125th anniversary of the oldest part of our original Michael School building! We dressed up as if we were pupils and teachers on this day in 1894 when the school 'opened up its door' as in our school song. We took part in Victorian school lessons led by Jo Callister and also…

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Victorian Day dance
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We learnt a traditional singing game called 'Thread follows the needle'. The first child is the needle and the rest of the children are the thread. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oTqcRLAYuoVcZcFOb...

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The Little Red Hen
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In Poppy Class we have been learning the story of the Little Red Hen. "Who will help me knead the bread?" "We will!" said Poppy Class. Have a look in the Gallery for more photos.

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Entry Point: Poppy Class receives a mysterious letter...
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Mrs Stewart delivered a mysterious letter to Poppy Class this afternoon. We worked together to find the clues in our outdoors classroom and realised that the letter was from none other than Goldilocks and the Three Bears. We had fun turning the Cabin into the Bears' cottage and acting out the story…

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WCAS visit
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This afternoon we had a visit from the very knowledgeable Mike from the Western Civic Amenity Site! Every class was able to visit this wonderful education trailer and learn about reduce, reuse, recycle and alternative energy. The trailer is full of amazing information and even has solar panels and…

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Nurses visiting Poppy Class
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We have been learning all about our families and friends and talking about the different jobs our family members do. Nurses Jen and Alison came in to talk to us about working in the hospital. They explained lots of the different things they do to look after their patients. Lots of the children in P…

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Exciting visit for Poppy Class
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Yesterday, our farmer friends Laura and Stewart came to tell Poppy Class all about their work on the farm. We met Little Man the Lamb (not very little anymore!) and even had a go in the tractor. We talked about the food that is produced on farms and where our warm jumpers come from. It was such an…

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School Artwork
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Daffodil Class have started planning some awesome artwork of the school! We have completed our initial designs and will be continuing to develop our artwork this week. Thank you to Poppy for creating this lovely collage of some of our projects so far - we will post photos of the final pieces once t…

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