Primary are enjoying OPAL, especially in this warm weather.
We love exploring all the different equipment, building dens, using our imaginations and role playing.
Primary are working hard to achieve the different learning goals. We are working on our communication by sharing ideas and then a lot of co-operative work turning the ideas into structure.
Today has been even more special with the arrival of two new boats, we enjoyed sailing around the world and battling with pirates.
At the end of every playtime primary work together as a team to tidy the yard and make sure everything is tidied away into the shed.
P5 had a great time learning outdoors. They were given a scavenger hunt challenge and were given a list of items to find in the outdoor area.
The children could choose to work alone or with a friend and they were keen to find all of the items on the list. The children needed to explain what they had found and what uses the objects had.
On the list was to find something interesting and Mrs Kennedy was thrilled to be handed a very fast moving black beetle!! The children also needed to find something a fairy or goblin could use-we had some amazing ideas!
What an imaginative class we are!!
Year 5/6 from P4/5 had an amazing time representing Croft at a Striking and Fielding festival, which was held at North Durham Academy. We showed off our skills participating in a range of activities from diamond cricket to wobble throw.
We all had a great time and were very supportive of each other-a real team effort. Well done!!
Today P3 were introduced to the final part of our topic ‘Media Magic’. We transformed the classroom into a cinema and set up a shop selling popcorn, crisps and juice.
P3 took it in turns to ask for snacks from the shop, they had to work out the total and some pupils worked out how much change they needed.
After the film we then played charades, P3 reenacted Disney films without speaking and the other pupils needed to guess which film it was.
We are excited to see what our next task will be.
The children spent a happy morning at Washington Galleries, interviewing market stall holders to find out more about their businesses. We also explored Sainsbury’s and some of the subtle ways that shoppers are persuaded to spend money. The smell of baking bread can be very influential!