Happy Easter!

This week the entire school competed in an egg-citing egg decorating competition. The prize for winning this egg decorating egg-stravaganza was a egg-stremely delicious chocolate egg. No, we aren’t yolking! The children in Amethyst class produced some egg-cellent, egg-ceptional and egg-travagant creations (that is not an eggs-aggeration). However, there could only be three winners. Our…

Viking Life

This half term we have been learning all about Viking Britain. So far we have learnt all about the Viking invasions; we have learnt about the various Anglo Saxon Kings that tried to stop the Vikings and we have learnt about Viking crime and punishment. This week we have been learning more about Viking life….

Poetry by Heart 2021

This week, Amethyst class have been learning all about poetry and prepared our own poems ready to perform in the Poetry by Heart competition. On Thursday, we held a class poetry performance competition to decide who would represent our class in our whole school competition. Everyone in Amethyst Class performed amazingly. However, we could only…

CU Challenge: Share the Love

You will need: (all optional) Paper, pencil, colouring pens Phone or camera 14th February is known is Valentine’s Day and is traditionally the day that many people show how much they love others. The history Valentine’s Day is unclear – there are lots of different stories about who ‘Valentine’ was and why the day came to…

CU Challenge: Keeping Calm!

You will need: some paper or card the template (attached) or something circular to draw around pencil, scissors, and pencil crayons or felt tips, split pin, string, or wool   This challenge is based on our ‘Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies’ Project in a Box, developed a few years ago, with our friends from the Outreach Team…

Time away from the screen

At the moment, as our learning is online, we are spending more and more time in front of the screen. Although some of that is necessary, I am sure some of us are logging off from our school work and continuing to look at the TV, our phone or tablet. Here are some ideas to…

Maths Blog

You might not know this but Prince Edward has a maths blog. On this blog we share some of the fantastic maths learning that takes place at our school. Every month, Miss Hall updates the blog with a new maths problem for you to complete. This month’s problem involves prime numbers. Luckily, Amethyst class have…

Week 1 of Lockdown Learning

Last week, as the country was put into a national lockdown, Amethyst class began learning remotely once again. The attitude of the class towards their learning has been tremendous and Mr Little has been incredibly proud of them. While at home, the children have enjoyed live maths and literacy lessons every morning and a topic…

Children’s University Challenges

Please have a go at the two Children’s University’s challenges below. We can’t wait to see what you come up with. Don’t forget, each challenge will earn you credits so make sure you send us some pictures of what you have made. Challenge: Reporter for a Day You will need: Paper, pencilVideo/camera   Here’s a challenge…

More Macbeth

We have continued to look at William Shakespeare’s Macbeth in Amethyst Class and we are really enjoying the story. First, we focused on the scene upon the heath where Macbeth and Banquo first meet the three weird sisters. To capture the mood and atmosphere of this scene, we created some wonderful pieces of atmospheric poetry….