This week at GEMS

Find out all about what we​ have been up to at GEMS.  Explore behind the scenes as we take you on a journey of our learning week by week.  Find out about what we do and see the world of GEMS through the eyes of the children.

Autumn 2017

Celebrating Christmas 2017 at GEMS

Posada - Preparation for Christmas

 

In school we have been thinking about Posada, which is a Mexican tradition during Advent.  This tradition focuses on the importance of being welcoming, not just with friends and relatives, but people we do not know...a bit like the people who sheltered  Mary and Joseph on their journey to Bethlehem.  

 

With this in mind, in the run up to Christmas, we are going to be inviting Mary and Joseph (and the donkey!) into different classes...it will be exciting to see what they get up to! 

 

They certainly had a lovely time at Mrs Dearing's house over the weekend :) 

Getting cosy in front of the fire!

Watching Strictly! 

Enjoying some ice cream!

Decorating the tree!

Singing Christmas songs!

A good night's sleep after a busy weekend!

GEMS and St Michael's Christmas Fair 25.11.17

 

 

 

Children in Need 17.11.17

Children came to school dressed in their pyjamas to raise money for children in need.  The day was a success raising over £300 and the children and staff enjoyed the fun children in need activities that took place in each class.

Remembrance Mass 10.11.17

 

Year 6 visited church for a remembrance mass.  Two of our pupils read at the service and all were a credit to our school.  The children then visited the remembrance garden to pay their respects. 

 

Year 6 Art

 

This week some children have created indian head dresses with Mrs Clay.

 

EYFS Science and Maths

 

Reception been sorting fruit and veg in Science and having been learning all about addition during their Maths lessons.

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