Welcome to Beacon Class, one of our Key Stage 3 classes here at Littlegreen Academy.
Beacon class have started this term with a positive attitude and have approached their learning with determination and perseverance.
In maths, pupils have been refreshing their understanding of number and place value, working hard to complete some tricky multiplications.
In English we have been exploring poetry and have just begun to develop different styles of writing around travel and tourism.
Beacon class have thoroughly enjoyed showing their creative sides in their Art and DT lessons, demonstrating good teamwork.
Working outside in their P.E and Forest School lessons, pupils have been developing skills in cooperation, sharing and turn-taking.
Beacon class have also demonstrated how learning can be fun in their Thrive lessons – decorating cookies to look like emojis was a particular highlight.
They have shown kindness to one another during their RSHE and Citizenship lessons, whilst having philosophical debates around serious issues such as community, diversity, and equality, and had fun creating tribal designs in celebration of Black History Month.
We have walked into the local village, interacting positively with the local community, learning life skills along the way – and noticing the local wildlife.
Beacon class have really enjoyed their swimming lessons, and in relation to World Mental Health Day, observed how sport and exercise can really help to calm the mind and improve our own well-being.