This week is anti-bullying week, with the theme of ‘Respect’.
On Monday, we all wore odd socks to reflect differences and in Year One we discussed how we are all the same, but different. We concluded that we are all people, mammals, come to Marlfields and are in Year One, which makes us all the same. Then we talked about how we are all different; we are different people, like different things, look different, sound different and many other ideas. We then all made our own odd sock to represent us and also picked a name out of a hat of someone else in the class. We had to write something nice about the person we picked out on to a leaf to add to our ‘Friendship Tree’ – watch this space for the finished product!
After assembly in the morning all about ‘Respect’ we talked about all of the people we, as people and as individuals respect and added them to our letter ‘E’, alongside our ideas about what respect is.
Yesterday, Year One took on the role of news reporters. We began by watching Prince William and Princess Kate’s exit from the hospital, as well as the visit by the Royal couple’s other children. We then discussed the setting and scene from what we had scene, generating a list of useful words and facts. All of us wrote our own version of events.
We also predicted baby names for the new prince and watched the salute to mark the prince’s birth live in the afternoon!