St John Bosco Teaching School Alliance


Y5 Science Fair

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Today on the 19th July, Year 5 created projects to show other classes what they have been learning in Science this year.

We invited classes 2, 3, 4 and 6 to come and look at what we have been busy doing.

Projects included  erupting volcanoes, models of the solar system, crime investigations, fact boxes and information on endangered animals.

Well done Year 5, you’ve worked super hard and everyone was impressed!

Y5 @ Springboard to Stuart Bathurst

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

On Monday 10th and 11th July, we went to Stuart Bathurst to see what it would be like to go to secondary school! We followed a secondary school timetable and had lessons like maths, french and PE.

We took part in fundraising events there too and helped to raise money for SmileforJoel.

 We had a great two days and can’t wait for year 6 so we can start getting ready for secondary school!

Y5 @ the Zoo

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

We had a fantastic day at Twycross Zoo on Friday 7th July!

American Independence Dinner!

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Today we had an American-themed dinner cooked by Karen, Deb and Leanne to celebrate the 4th of July!

Year 2 made some excellent poster to advertise the special dinner.

We were treated to curly fries, hot dogs, burgers, salad, coleslaw and beans.

Pudding was a chocolate mud pie pizza!


100% Attendance Trip to Cadbury World!

Thursday, 29 June 2017

On Thursday 29th June, 19 children were treated to a trip to Cadbury World as a reward for having 100% attendance!

They had a fantastic day and had lots of free chocolate!

They went on rides and even had a 4D cinema experience! There will be a reward next year too so see if you can come to school everyday!

Year 5 and 6 Confirmation celebration

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

We celebrated year 5 and 6’s confirmation with Father Stan and Father Damien.

KS2 Sports Day!

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

On Tuesday 21st June we had our KS2 sports day. In the morning parents came to watch us in our field events. We took part in an obstacle race, a shuttle run, a skipping race and a sprint.

On the playground their were even more events taking place like javelin, accuracy throw, hula hooping and netball shooting.


In the afternoon we played team games. We played tag rugby, tennis, kwik cricket and dodgeball.

The points were collected at the end of the day.

The winners were ST PAUL!

Well done to all of the children. It was a great day.

Thank you to the parents for coming and watching us!

BBC Music Day 2017

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

BBC Music Day

Thursday 15th June 2017

Across the school we listened to pieces of music taken from the BBC Ten Pieces project. In each class we thought carefully about the imagery of the music, and questionned how it made us feel. We then chose a way to respond to the music creatively…

Y1 listened to pitch change in Grieg’s piece ‘In the Hall of the Mountain King’.

They imitated the rise and fall, as well as the changes in tempo.

As Y1 listened to the music they drew what it made them think of.

Drawings included swirling whirls, drum kits and scary monsters!

Createive responses included scary troll masks, painted characters, maze making and creative writing to continue the story!

Y4 listened to Anna Meredith’s ‘Connect It’. They imitated movements from the film to improvise their own group dances.

Y5 Music Day!

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Year 5 celebrating a day of music!

We listened to ‘Storm’ from the Prelude to Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten. We talked about how the music made us feel, what instruments we could hear and how we could move to the music.


We then drew lines to reflect our mood and then we moved on to painting what we could see from the music we heard.

We loved listening to and responding to music and we can’t wait to do it again!

Black Country Tennis Finals

Thursday, 15 June 2017

Well done to the eight children from Year 5 and 6 who represented Sandwell in the Black Country Games on Tuesday. Out of the 12 schools, one team finished 5th and the other team finished 7th. Well done to all those involved.