Entries by Mr Moon

Y4 Ancient Greek Day

Last week children in Year 4 took part in an ‘Ancient Greek day’.  The costumes looked fantastic and lots of children used ideas from characters and myths that they had learned about.  In the morning the children took part in a range of activities such as shield and mask making. The children took inspiration from […]

Y3 Make Canopic Jars!

In keeping with our recent mummification learning in year 3 the children had the opportunity this week to look more at the importance of canopic jars in the mummification process. After understanding which organs went in the jars the children designed their very own! With the expertise of the wonderful staff from Leach Pottery the […]

Y3 at Truro Museum

Year 3 stepped back in time last week, as they visited Truro Museum to discover more about the wonders of Ancient Egypt. The children spent the day studying ancient artefacts, digging in sand like real archaeologists to work out the importance of each one. They also learnt more about the mummification process and met the […]

Y4 at Truro Museum

On Tuesday, all of Year 4 took a trip to Truro Museum as part of their study of Ancient Greece.  All of our learning in school was complemented and extended by workshops led by specialists including an archaeologist from the museum.  One of the highlights was experiencing first-hand, some primary sources from the period.  The […]

Y5 Viking Launch Day

Wow! What a ferocious bunch of Vikings we had in Year 5 on Friday! From rousing singing to creative collages, from energetic Viking raids to rune print making, Year 5 enjoyed an action packed launch day. Throughout the day, the children showed a resourceful, positive attitude and made excellent use of their teamwork skills. We […]

Ancient Egypt Launch Day

On Monday, year 3 dived into their Ancient Egypt learning  with an action packed launch day.  To gain entry to the Pharaoh’s banquet the children had to complete a series of challenges; decode hieroglyphics, make Egyptian jewellery,  find artifacts in the dark tomb, work as a team to cross the River Nile and build a […]

Molly!

WOW! What an assembly we had today…. we were very pleased to welcome back one of our pupils, Molly Hocking to SIJS today for an extra special performance. She has recently joined Team Olly on one of our favourite shows ‘The Voice’. A sense of awe and wonder and emotion filled the hall while Molly performed two […]

Y6 Survival Launch Day

On Monday, Year 6 kicked off their spring term ‘Survival’ topic with an action packed day. Pupils learned how to make fire, which was then used to cook a sausage on a stick (surprisingly tasty) and make a s’more (using toasted marshmallows and chocolate biscuits). Building a shelter and communicating across the field using semaphore […]

Christmas 1914

Put together in 5 days, our whole school performance of ‘Christmas 1914’ has proved to be a great hit with both pupils and parents/carers. Over the course of 5 shows, a combined audience of nearly 800 people and two standing ovations, the children displayed great resilience, commitment and determination as well as great theatrical skills […]

Y5 Junior Lifeskills

Year 5 had an interesting experience last Thursday at Cornwall Council’s Junior Lifeskills event, which was held at Penzance Fire Station. In small groups, the children moved around a carousel of activities designed to make them think about how to keep themselves as safe as possible in the world around them. The children explored the […]