Judged OUTSTANDING for Early Years, Personal Development and Behaviour and Attitudes (Ofsted May 2024), ......'In the Reception class, children receive an excellent start to their education.'.....'Children are exceptionally well prepared for learning in Year 1.'.....'Pupils develop as mature individuals due to the exemplary provision that they receive to support their personal development.'.....'Pupils’ behaviour during lessons and around school is exemplary.'.....'Pupils are proud of their school mission statement. They aspire ‘not to have more but to be more’ in all that they do. Pupils are happy in school.'.....

St Paul's Catholic Primary School

A Voluntary Academy

Aspire not to have more but to be more – St Oscar Romero

Expressive and creative development

Paper mache planets after reading Here we are!

Arctic play outside!

Creating ‘frosty’ paintings after reading Jack Frost!

imaginative play making potions in the mud kitchen.

Using resources to create firework pictures when we looked at Diwali traditions.

Using the paints in our provision.

We created transient art poppies with a variety of resources.

Sketching the pumpkins. We had to look very carefully at the shapes and colours.

In our book ‘ Storm’ the boy and his grandfather fly kites. We made kites in class using different resources and joining the parts.

Leaf rubbing after we had collected them on our Autumn walk.

We read ‘ Coming to England’ this week. We listened to some Trinidad music and learnt, Tinga Layo, a traditional Trinidadian song.

Dancing to the music with the scarves.

Creative play using a variety of resources.

More Imaginative play outside using the open ended resources.

All aboard the boat to Spain! Lovely imaginative play outside.

Today we explored colour mixing.

Imaginative play inside and out!