Key Stage 1 thoroughly enjoyed a very interactive assembly led by Talia Maddison, author of The Giant Who Ate Trees. This book, full of rhyme and fun, is aimed to inspire everyone to eat their fruit and vegetables. Some brave children, who took part and led the actions of the rap that accompanies the book, were very grateful to receive a copy of the book from Talia. We are so inspired by her visit, I am sure that more children will be eating vegetables as a result!
Use the QR Code to enter the exciting and interactive world of The Giant and his friends. See what happens when you tap the 'full tummy' button! Alternatively, visit www.thegiantwhoeatstrees.co.uk for inspiration, recipes and tips.
On Friday 4th November, we had an assembly about Fire Safety from the Fire Service. The children learned how to protect themselves when attending Fireworks Celebrations, by wearing coats, hats, gloves and boots, with trousers over the top to stop sparks falling into the boots. They also learned to put sparklers into a bucket with water or sand in, as they are really hot when they have been used. Finally, they learned how to STOP, DROP and ROLL if the worst happens and a spark lands on their coats and in the event of an emergency, we need to dial 999.
Seven Pieces Spectacular
At Brook Field, our intent is to make Music an exciting and enjoyable learning experience full of awe and wonder. Our curriculum provides the children with modern, vibrant and diverse musical experiences exploring a range of genres and styles of Music to build on the children’s cultural capital. Each Year group had an inspirational musician to explore during our three-day Seven Pieces Spectacular. Pupils were given the opportunity to listen to a piece of music from their focus musician and develop their music skills of listening, appraising, composing and performing through the use of the music elements: duration, timbre, tempo, texture, dynamics, structure and pitch. The school was a hive of musicality as children were given challenging activities to build on their music learning from previous years. Here is a list of the musicians and the song each year group focused on:
Foundation Stage - KSI - Holiday
Year One - Pharrell Williams - Happy
Year Two - Will.I.Am & Justin Bieber - That Power
Year Three - A. R. Rahman - Harmony
Year Four - Emeli Sandé - Read all about it
Year Five - Alicia Keys - New York Empire State of Mind
Year Six - Beyoncé - I was here
Please see individual Year Group pages for photographs of the musicians in action!
Thank you to Dr Angela Mak for coming in and running our Harvest Festival Assembly. The generous donations made by our parents will be going to Swindon Food Bank.