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Aut 2

 

The Christmas productions are available to view online. Click on the links to see our filming.

 

Reception, Year 1 and Year 2

The First Christmas

https://vimeo.com/492118247

Year 3

12 Days of Christmas

https://vimeo.com/492134516

Year 4

An AECPS Christmas Story

 https://vimeo.com/492019926

Year 5

The Night Before Christmas

https://vimeo.com/492032420

Year 6

The Nativity

Year 6 Nativity 2020 on Vimeo

 

 

Wilmslow School Quiz Champions

The first ever Wilmslow School’s Virtual Quiz was held this half term. Teams of children from across all the Wilmslow and Alderley Edge primary schools took part in an online event. Two children from year 6 represented AECPS and were outstanding. There were some very difficult general knowledge questions but in a tight contest, AECPS triumphed and received a fabulous trophy.

Father Christmas Virtual Visit

All the children had a special visitor today. Father Christmas could not visit in person as he was busy at the North Pole but he did send special video messages to all the children.

He told us that we were all on the 'good' list.

The staff were very relieved!

Year 5 Master Textiles

Year 5 have been developing their textile skills learning to hem and use a sewing machine.

The children have been designing and making cushion covers for a someone special..

Christmas Lunch

Year 6 Get Christmasy!

Year 6 have been Christmas Crafty! Designing 3D Christmas cards and acrylic painted candle holders. Very festive!

Bag-tastic In Year 4

Year 4 have started their bags design process this week by analysing the effectivity of bags already on the market!

They then researched bags for their target audience and sketched a few designs of their own.

More Santa Fun Run!

national school games - santa fun run!

We had great fun joining in the National School Games - Santa Run Run! Have a look at some of our pictures - more to follow!

YEar 4 learn about Christmas in Italy

The children in year 4 have been learning about how Christmas is celebrated in Italy.

Freddi  talked to her grandad to help us find out what Christmas is like in Italy. 

The children learnt about 'Le Befana' an old lady on a broomstick that brings gifts to children down a chimney! 

They also tasted an Italian Christmas pudding: 'Pandoro' and 'Panettone'- they loved it!

Year 5 Design and Make Bridges

Year 5 have been learning all about bridges as part of their topic on Revolutionary Railways.

The children have learnt all about how to make and reinforce structures so they are strong and self supporting. 

They applied their learning and created fabulous models from their designs.

Year 2 Design Houses

During their D.T. lessons, Year 2 have been exploring different types of houses, (caravans, tepee's, boats, igloos, castles etc) as well as identifying different shapes and features.  After deciding who they were going to make their house for and designing it on paper;  the children then investigated how to join and combine shapes to make their home.  Today, Year 2 made a prototype of their house to try out their design features in 3D!  

fantastic frames

Year 3 got off to a great start on day 1 of their Design and Technology project.  After investigating existing frames, they designed their own, made a prototype out of cardboard and carefully considered who they were making their frame for!  They learned about mitre joints and then used a junior hacksaw to cut their own.  What a fabulous day Year 3!

Hear Year 6 Performing 'A Carol of the Bells'

Singing my be restricted but this doesn't stop us performing. 

Year 6 have been learning to play the boom wackers and bells in music. Listen to our class performance of this well known Christmas music.

Year 6 - Engineers of the future

Year 6 have been researching, planning, designing and constructing model bridges.

They worked on prototype models first before using the woodworking skills of butt joints, jinks corners and bench hooks!

The future of engineering is in safe hands!

pta recipe book competition winner

The PTA held a competition to design the front cover of our school recipe book.

Emma Wiggs (MBE) who is an Olympic gold medalist and world champion canoeist judged the competition. And the winner is......

Libby Nullis!!

great fun supporting children in need

We had great fun supporting Children in Need this year.

The children raised money by wearing spots and bright colours to school, joining Joe Wicks with his Children in Need fitness children and also doing our own orienteering challenge to find Pudsy Bear.

Some children even did their own sponsored events such as a sponsored silence   which was greatly appreciated by the teachers!

Well done children, you really  have 'Made A Difference'!

 

learning about diwali

What a lovely morning the Year 3 children had learning about Diwali. 

Ananya shared an informative presentation with the class and spoke beautifully about her beliefs and the celebration of Diwali. 

The Year 3 children listened with interest and asked Ananya some super questions.  They also received treats at the end of the day.  Thank you Ananya.  

Orienteering for children in need

What a fun and energetic afternoon Year 3 had solving the 'Children in Need' orienteering course set up around the school playground! 

The children had to work in teams and follow the instructions and maps carefully to find all the clues. 

They then had to collect all the letters to make a word.  Back in class the children were busy mapping the different stations on their own maps and then went on to learn about 4 figure grid references!   

What a great time they all had!

Reception visit the Caribbean

Reception children were whisked off to the Caribbean this week as they launched into their new topic using the story "Fruits- A Caribbean Counting Poem" as their stimulus.

As the children arrived at school they selected a Lei to wear for the day and entered the decorated classroom listening to steel drum music! They then replicated the Caribbean art work of Kate Spencer.

Later on in the day they used salt dough to create Caribbean fruits using scissors for the bumpy texture of a sweet sop fruit, as well as sorting fruits into those that come from the Caribbean and those that come from the UK. 

In writing they wrote lists of the new fruits we had learnt and also created repeating patterns using them in their maths.

What a jam packed, fruit-astic week!