Year 5 had an illuminating experience when they went to Daven to learn about the science of fireworks.

 

Nature Shoe Boxes

 

This week at Marlfields it has been Forest School week. Today we designed and created nature shoe boxes. We worked in our teams (Polar Bear, Snow leopard, Panda and Orangutan) to create the habitat of our adopted animals. Can you tell which habitat belongs to which animal?

 

 

Class 5 Assembly

Today Year 5 performed their assembly. It included topic work, English, a retelling of Beowulf, Science, DT and even a Maths dance! The children have worked exceptionally hard this year and it shows in how much progress they have made. Well done Year 5!

    

Junior Orchestra Assembly

Key Stage 2 were treated to an exciting assembly all about Congleton Junior Orchestra. We all took part in a game of Name that tune’ where we all were able to say what song each was and the instructors were ever so impressed by our musical knowledge.

There will be an open day from 10-12pm at Trinity Church on June 16th, where there will be games and opportunities to try out the different instruments.

SPORT RELIEF: Staff vs Pupils Charity Football Match

Last Friday, we held our Staff vs Pupils football matches, all in aid of Sport Relief. We had a fantastic turnout of players (both pupils and staff) and amazing support from pupil and parents.

We managed to raise just over £420!! Thank you so much for everyone’s support, it was a very enjoyable evening for staff and pupils alike (as well as lots of sore teachers over the weekend!)

 

Another great STEM Club

This week, the children in STEM Club became engineers! They had a challenge to see how tall they could make a structure using only dried spaghetti and marshmallows. We had great fun working out how to make our structures stronger and decided that Mia’s structure was the best!

 

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a drone! Drones Workshop

Wow what a fantastic day Year 6 (as well as some superstars from Year 5) have had!

We had a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) themed day where the children became engineers to code and program the drones to complete 3 challenges. Because the children all behaved so well, they were given an air show challenge , where they were able to do code their drones to do various flips and turns.

Days like today really show how much resilience our children have as they kept on trying and learnt from their mistakes. 

Super Science Week

Wow, what a way to start Science Week! Mrs Abraham introduced STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) through some exciting investigations. We found out all about the fabulous activities and challenges that will be taking place over the week. We will be having a Celebration Assembly on Friday at 2.30pm where members of each class will explain what they have taken part in and learnt over the week. Please come and join us in assembly on Friday, to find out what we have all done!

Our Clonter Opera performance

We had a super day at Clonter Opera making costumes for characters in the design workshop and then performing our Space adventure on the stage. We had to compose the music and songs we used as well as having sound, lighting and stage engineers. A great time was had by all and a big thank you to all the people at Clonter Opera who helped us to give a brilliant performance.