As Headteacher of Morpeth All Saints Church of England First School, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our vibrant, caring and happy school. At Morpeth All Saints we strive to enable all children within our care to achieve their very best, fully utilising their God given gifts and talents.
Follow us on Twitter @MorpethAllSaint to see what exciting activities we get up to on a weekly basis.
Below you will find some useful documents such as spellings, common exception words and phonic packs. There are also some suggestions on further ways to support your child with their core skills.
For more information on how to support your child across different areas of the curriculum see our school curriculum pages. Most of all, ask the children about the learning that they have been doing (using twitter to help prompt them if they can't remember) as these conversations promote a fabulous love of learning and will help them to flourish in all that they do.
If there is any other way we can help or support you, please do come and chat to us as parents/carers are our most valuable partners.
Thank you for all your support!
Tuesday Trumpets with Mr Mc
We have been introduced to the pocket trumpet! We play every Tuesday and just look at how well we are doing!
Our Musical Learning-Hey You!
We have been learning to perform using our bodies, voices and the glockenspiel with Mr Shaw. See us flourish together I. Song!
to read daily with an adult and be read to, talking about what they have read and enjoying lots of wonderful texts together.
to practically enjoy maths in action through using coins and notes, counting objects, measuring weight and capacity when cooking and spotting patterns and shapes in everyday life.
to enjoy good reasons to write like sending letters and postcards to family members, enjoying writing stories to share with the family, writing shopping lists and entering writing competitions.
to ask questions about science, history, geography and every subject, enjoying the thrill of finding out through first hand experiences and research trips to the library.
to be creative at every opportunity, through designing and making, drawing and painting, sculping and collaging, dance, music and writing.
This is more than enough to fill the days and activate the thrill of learning for most children. However if you find it helpful to have some additional practice of core skills, here are some more activities you could try:
SCIENCE: Discovering why we celebrate WORLD EARTH DAY (Thursday 22nd April 2021). We focused on our responsibility to look after trees.
ART: New topic skill: PRINTING. Today we experimented using the primary colours making 'direct' prints.
SCIENCE: Today we have been identifying, drawing and labelling plants that you might find in our school grounds.
ART: Today we finished the last of our activities related to COLLAGE. We worked in groups, using natural materials (that we had collected) to make our own bird's nests.
Summer 1 (2021) Welcome back. We started our new 'Morning Jobs' today. The children access these as they enter the classroom, from 8.45 until 8.55. This term we are looking at different settings and using our senses to write about how they make us feel.
Maths: Year 1 Investigating MASS. Discussing the terms 'heavy and light', using balancing scales and comparing objects.
SCIENCE: Habitats. Purple class have been finding out about the needs of Mrs Bakers pet guinea pigs. Thank you for talking and explaining all about how you care for them.
D&T: Making and eating our pizza dough. The children kneaded the dough and made it into either bread sticks or small, round baps. We also tasted and rated different pizza toppings ready to make and design our own 'healthy' pizzas.
SCIENCE: Clearing the pond habitat of dead leaves. We worked in teams of three, taking turns to use the rake and gardening gloves.
Computing - Algorithms
Repetitive Stories Role Play - 'No, David!'
PE - Beans Warm Up game and Ball Skills
COLLAGE flower cards for a special occasion on Sunday. You all did a fantastic job of creating a bunch of flowers out of paper.
MUSIC: Using the glockenspiels to play Round and Round
ART: Collage: Sculptures inspired by Richard Long. From our Home Learners. THANK YOU for sharing
ART: Collage : from school
MATHS: Ordering by length. We had to find two objects shorter / longer than our straw. we had to line them up so that we could compare their length.