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

Understanding the world

We programmed the beebot to move to the different fruits and animals on the mat from our book, Handa’s surprise.

We experimented with different items, testing if they floated or not.

The CPSO’s visited us to tell us about their job and how they keep us safe. We got to look around their police car.

exploring the safety equipment used by the police and finding out about our unique fingerprints

The CPSO’s shared information on how to keep safe online.

We enjoyed tasting the Chinese foods to celebrate Chinese new year.

Predicting whether the items would float or sink and then testing our predictions!

Making Chinese blossom trees to celebrate Chinese New Year

Exploring the block of ice and seeing the affect that the salt had on it.

Using the computer to play a matching numeral and quantity game.

Happy new year! We found out how new year is celebrated and learnt the song Auld Lang syne

Using the interactive whiteboard to draw pictures.

We read pumpkin soup. We explored the pumpkin and cut it open to look inside. We chopped up the pumpkin and added onion and potato and cooked it. We then used the blender to make it into soup. We tried it - it was delicious!