Archive for 2021

Christmas Newsletter 2021

Mercy Primary School Christmas Newsletter 2021     Welcome to our Christmas Newsletter 2021.  Another strange and unusual year for us all.  Despite the difficulties and challenges, the staff and students of Mercy Primary School have had an excellent term.  Special credit has to be given to the wonderful girls in our school – they […]

Winter Wonderland

First class have been busy in the lead up to the Christmas holidays. We are learning all about advent and what each of the candles represents and made advent promises. We’ve been learning about the Arctic and Antarctic and focused on polar bears and penguins. We wrote our favourite facts about polar bears on the […]

Christmas is Coming 🎄⭐️

Christmas is just around the corner and Second class have been extremely busy preparing!! We have been learning about some traditions around the world, as well as our own! We’ve made Christmas trees, read the Christmas story in Religion and made our own paper cribs. And of course, lots of winter art 😍🎄⭐️

Mercy P Toy Show

First class and fifth class had a brilliant time during their virtual toy show.

Science Week in first

Science week in first class was super busy, we explored lots of different aspects of the science curriculum. We used balloons to discover how static electricity can work, we used magnets to discover what was magnetic in our room and then used magenta to create a dramatic super hero story, we made play doh, created […]

Spreading Kindness 🥰

These past few weeks, Second Class have been thinking about how to spread a little kindness! It’s not always easy with Covid, so we’ve been thinking about the little things; positive praise, a smile, a helping hand 💗 We wrote a “kindness contract” and talked about how our kindness has created such a wonderful atmosphere […]

Futsal Soccer

Fourth class are enjoying learning futsal soccer skills with coach Gary.

Science in Second 🧤🚀🍫🌟

Second class had so much fun doing experiments for Science week 2021! We investigated melting points of chocolate, examined how vinegar and baking so Da react to produce carbon dioxide, made rockets out of balloons, used static electricity to make cereal dance, laughed so much at the tricks of the Amazing Avocado (and so much […]

Book fair 3rd class

We had a fabulous time at the book fair. Not only did we brush up on our literacy skills, we also improved our numeracy skills by calculating our totals and our change. Also our drama skills improved in our roles as shopkeepers!!!!

Science Week in Fourth

The children enjoyed a virtual Trip to the Reptile Zoo where they learned interesting facts about turtles, tortoises, lizards, snakes and tarantulas, to name but a few. They also enjoyed a very informative and highly entertaining zoom on the Science of Roald Dahl. The girls are also learning lots about Engineering and are planning, designing […]

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