The morning started with looking at how other cultures and countries celebrate Easter around the world. We were really shocked at some of the traditions, particularly the Hungarian men throwing water over women in exchange for painted eggs! 🤣
Next up we held a debate: Should people who are not Christian celebrate Easter and Christmas? This was an interesting topic, getting us all thinking and backing up our thoughts with real life examples. In the end, a larger proportion of the class thought that they should be allowed in order to show respect for Christianity, to help shops and businesses make money and also to enable people to keep the Easter story alive.
After a spot of Easter coordinates, we used our wonderful outside area to act out our Easter bunny myths. We focussed on narration, working with the audience and using the natural environment to showcase our stories. The myths were fabulous! 👍
Have a fantastic Easter break everyone! From Onyx Class 🥚 🥚🥚🥚🥚🥚🥚
A HUGE thank you to the PTA and Mrs Minshall-Thomas who set up an Easter Orienteering course for us today! The sun was shining, the grass was green, the birds were singing and chocolate eggs were waiting! 🤣 We had lots of fun and our map reading skills weren’t too bad either! 🤩👍
To conclude our fantastic unit of Cricket, we all showed off our skills in a round robin Team Cricket tournament. Each team showed superb teamwork, made improvements each game and the enthusiasm was immense! 🤩
Congratulations to everyone but especially our overall winners……THE REDS! 🏆🏆🏆
Thanks to our wonderful Head Girl Myla, Head Boy Callum and Yellow Team Captain Evie, we had lots of fun today raising money for Brain Tumour research. Hat hoopla, hat quizzes, photo booth…. we had a blast! 🥰 We hope our money helps in getting closer to a cure 🤩
Today in opal class we had a very creative and interesting team day!
We found out about gnomes who bring gifts at Christmas (if you remember their porridge), a fast food chain that has become a Christmas favourite in Japan and why children in Venezuela cover the sides of their bed in hay.
later in the day, we made and designed our own Christmas hats and put them through rigorous testing to make sure they were the right size and were stuck together securely (the only one to break belonged to Mr Delaney.