Year 5 travelled to the Safewise Centre in Weymouth to learn about keeping themselves and other safe in a variety of situations. We identified fire hazards in a home and how to prevent them. If we were to be in a situation with fire we learnt to GET OUT, STAY OUT and CALL 999.
After experiencing a real fire (behind safety glass) we moved outdoors to learn about road safety. We used different types of road crossings whilst others were driving around ‘Safety Town’ in mobility scooters!
Year 5 and 6 visited Dorchester to explore its Roman heritage. They visited the keep museum where curator Chris talked to them about Roman soldiers, including their armour and fighting tactics. Then they walked into Dorchester to visit the Roman town house at the back of County Hall – the best preserved example in the country. After lunch a look around the replica round houses at the Prince of Wales School then off to Maiden Castle where they climbed the ramparts; saw the Roman temple and found relics in the mole hills – watch this space to see what they found!
Father Paul visited Years 5 and 6 to talk to them about liturgical colours and vestments.
Year 5 and 6 designed and made sandals for children in Africa. They then evaluated the design and tried to persuade the Dragons to invest in their product. The Dragons struck some hard bargains!
Looking fierce or is it inscrutable?
It seems well thought through…
Congratulations to all the St Mary’s children who competed so successfully in the Purbeck Cross-Country Running Competition.
Well done to all the members of our successful hockey and tag rugby teams.
the winning tag rugby team, on to the next round
hockey at Sunnyhill – very wet!
enjoying the match tea
beginning to dry out