St. Vincent de Paul R.C. Primary School.
The children had a wonderful day on Friday 1st December at their Nick Butterworth Day. The children had been asked to dress up as a character from their guided reading books. The children looked fabulous, thank you for all your support. (11.12.17)
As part of our topic on families, Year 2 is studying how families celebrated Christmas in Victorian times. They attended a Victorian Christmas workshop at Dunham Massey on Tuesday, 28th November. The children will spent the day working with the staff at Dunham Massey to prepare the house for Christmas. Throughout the day the children played the part of servants helping to prepare for a grand country house Christmas. After meeting the existing servants, they were put to work below stairs preparing traditional Christmas treats.
Each child had hands-on experience of one of the following activities:
1. Making Christmas crackers or miniature wreaths
2. Baking festive buns
3. Creating pomanders
4. Making biscuits and Christmas boxes
Outside, the children assisted the Gamekeeper in finding the poacher on Lord Stamford’s estate. Along the way they discovered some of the outdoor Christmas tasks servants performed. At the end they had to decide whether to inform the Gamekeeper that they know the identity of the poacher. You’ll have to ask your child what they did….(8.12.17)
Here are some more photographs of Class 2S at Dunham Massey……………………..(15.12.17)