Today the School Council attended Norwich City Council’s flag raising to commemorate Commonwealth Day. The event was lead by the Lord Mayor of Norwich Martin Schmierer. After the Lord Mayor read the affirmation – a short speech that would have been read around the world in community and civic centres in the Commonwealth countries – […]
Today Dolphin class had great fun learning to do a Bollywood dance. First Tina taught us the lotus hand movements. Then she taught us how to use our whole body to do the dance. We learnt that Bollywood contains 3 types of dance: classical Indian, contemporary and Bhangra. Once we had learnt the dance routine […]
Monday 11th March 2019 Hello, Today in Finchley class, we have been learning a Bollywood dance with Tina. She taught us different moves to make a routine which we will be performing for the showcase on March 27th. We learnt 3 types of dance: classical Indian, contemporary and Bhangra. We found out that Bollywood dance […]
A huge thanks to Norwich South Labour MP Clive Lewis @labourlewis who made time in his busy schedule to visit us and find out all about the work we are doing at Wensum. A passionate conversation about the state of education was followed by a tour of the school with a couple of our fab Yr6’s. Hopefully […]
Literary historian Jeannette Baxter (Anglia Ruskin University) was back in school today to work with the children to develop their plans for the upcoming Schools Research Conference. She worked with small groups from Y4 and Y5 in the morning and then with Y3 this afternoon. When I spoke with her at the end of the […]
Finchley class have had such a spectacular World Book Day. We have made our own bookmarks, had a music lesson, talked about our favourite books and characters, met an inspirational author and shared lots of stories. At Wensum Junior we celebrate reading all the time and encourage children to read every day. Today we focused […]
Today year 3 went on a trip to Norwich Millennium Library to visit the Norfolk Heritage Centre. We walked to and from the library. Each class had the opportunity to spend some time in the 8+ children’s library area. Year 3 had story time then explored the books. Some children signed up to the library […]
Today year 3 made Moroccan Vegetable curry using spices they had seen at the market. All of the children had the opportunity to peel/cut vegetables, add spices and stock. After cooking the curry came the fun part of eating it. Year 3 loved the curry and many children had second servings.
On Tuesday, Year 3 and Year 6 teamed up to solve the Maths NRICH problem- I am eight. As Year 6 had already had a go at the problem, they used their knowledge to help the Year 3s to come up with as many ways for themselves, using a number of resources to help them.
On Friday afternoon we used the spices brought on our trip to Norwich Market to create our own art. We used turmeric, paprika, garam masala and five spice.