Year R - Woodwork
Year R have enjoyed developing their woodwork skills this week, learning how to safely saw wood using a handsaw. The children were brilliant at remembering to put their safety goggles on, making sure their fingers were well clear and helping each other to hold the wood securely. We also learnt lots of new vocabulary and we were so impressed with how well the children used the new language to name the tools they were using. All of the children’s hard work this year to develop their motor skills has really paid off as they were all able to saw with coordination, accuracy and control.
Year 3/4 - Welsh National Opera Workshop
On Wednesday last week, Year 3-4 had the exciting opportunity to attend a workshop held by Welsh National Opera. During the session, Rachel (who sings in the WNO) taught the children the story of The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, an exciting story about the adventures of Prince Tamino and Papageno on their search for the Queen of the Night’s daughter, Pamina, who Tamino is in love with. One of the songs is sung by three spirits, played on stage by young boys. The children all got to learn the song and actions and it was great to see how engaged and enthusiastic they were.
Next Friday, some of the children will get to visit The Mayflower Theatre, along with hundreds of other KS2 children, to see a special concert by the WNO and all join in with the song they learned. We hope the experience of music they may not have heard before will lead to them finding out more about classical music and opera.
Miss Pascall, Mrs Renyard & Mrs Phelps