Beech class had a very busy Spring Term, despite it being cut short! Here’s an update about the exciting things we’ve done.
Beech class learnt about the different traditions of Shrove Tuesday and why it is celebrated. Of course, we didn’t just learn about it, we also had to sample some delicious pancakes topped with lemon and sugar!
The topic this term was ‘Animals of the World’. We joined Acorn class and listened to a fantastic visitor from Monkey World, who taught the children about the rescue programme and why some species are becoming endangered. It was a very interactive talk and the children learnt a lot. The children also brought in lots of goodies to be taken to Monkey World.
Linking in with this topic, Beech class joined Acorn class again and went on a school trip to Weymouth Sealife Centre. Despite the damp weather, the children managed to thoroughly enjoy the trip. We were lucky enough to listen to talks from the penguin keepers and also a talk about the otters, who were very shy. A firm favourite with the children and adults were the Fairy Penguins, and in particular, watching the keepers feed them.
Science week was very exciting at St. George’s this year, as the whole school went on a trip to Winchester Science Museum. Beech class took part in a slime making session in the lab, which was great fun testing how high we could make our slime bounce! We were also lucky enough to visit the planetarium, where we all felt like astronauts! A very big thank-you to the PTA who helped fund and organise this trip.
World Book Day was once again exciting this year! In Beech class, we had children dressed as Medusa, Hermione, Amelia Earhart and Charlie from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Much fun was had by all!
I cannot wait to see you all again soon. In the meantime, stay happy and safe and try your very best to keep on top of your home learning.
Beech Class Teacher
Design & Technology Skills