St. John's Catholic Primary School

Oldfield Lane, Bath, Avon, BA2 3NR

01225 303990

stjohnsbath_pri@bathnes.gov.uk

With You Beside Me All Is Possible

Class 3/4SH

Class teacher: Mrs S Hull

Dear Parent/Carers
Welcome to our dedicated class page! Whenever we have got anything we would like share - photographs, letters, exciting work we are doing - we'll put it on our page.
 
TERM 1

Project Letter

Can We Conquer Britain?

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Johnny Appleseed Day! What fun! At the beginning of term, all of the children in Years 3 and 4 studied a great American Hero by the name of Johnny Appleseed. His real name was John Chapman but he acquired the name due to his pioneering work of planting appleseeds throughout the Eastern and Midwestern states of America. We wrote a Biography of him and studied other characters like him whose feats became more and more outlandish as they were passed on from settler to settler. This gave rise to the American storytelling tradition of Tall Tales. We even had a go at writing some of our own. There is no doubt that Johnny Appleseed is responsible for many of the Apple Orchards still growing today. Also, it gave us a good excuse for a party at the end of our unit of work and, let's face it, we do love a party in 3/4SH!
Johnny Appleseed Day! What fun! At the beginning of term, all of the children in Years 3 and 4 studied a great American Hero by the name of Johnny Appleseed. His real name was John Chapman but he acquired the name due to his pioneering work of planting appleseeds throughout the Eastern and Midwestern states of America. We wrote a Biography of him and studied other characters like him whose feats became more and more outlandish as they were passed on from settler to settler. This gave rise to the American storytelling tradition of Tall Tales. We even had a go at writing some of our own. There is no doubt that Johnny Appleseed is responsible for many of the Apple Orchards still growing today. Also, it gave us a good excuse for a party at the end of our unit of work and, let's face it, we do love a party in 3/4SH!

Our class were invited to Prior Park College alongside other schools in the Camino Partnership. We walked around the grounds and stopped at various  stations along the way. Some staff and students  from Prior Park talked with us about Laudato Si. This is Pope Francis' message to the world reminding us that we are the stewards of God's beautiful Creation and we have a duty to look after and care for it and all who live in it. After lunch, we went to the Chapel where we took part in a Liturgy and celebrated everyone's efforts. It was a truly wonderful, spiritual day. We will look back on it as a highlight of the year.
Our class were invited to Prior Park College alongside other schools in the Camino Partnership. We walked around the grounds and stopped at various stations along the way. Some staff and students from Prior Park talked with us about Laudato Si. This is Pope Francis' message to the world reminding us that we are the stewards of God's beautiful Creation and we have a duty to look after and care for it and all who live in it. After lunch, we went to the Chapel where we took part in a Liturgy and celebrated everyone's efforts. It was a truly wonderful, spiritual day. We will look back on it as a highlight of the year.

On Friday 13th October, Fr Bill, OSM, came to lead our Rosary devotion. It was the 100th Anniversary (to the very day!) when The Miracle of the Sun occurred. (Ask your child to tell you about what happened to the sun!). This was during the final apparition of Our Lady to the 3 children at Fatima. During the week, we had talked about the 6 times that Mary had appeared to the children and had asked them to pray the Rosary and encourage others to do the same. We remembered to bring our own Rosary beads to help us pray and for those who had none, Fr Bill very kindly provided some for us to keep. There were 5 groups which each acted out one of the Luminous Mysteries. We are always glad to see our Parish Priests in school as it helps us on our faith journey. To have a very calm and prayerful Friday afternoon at the end of a very busy week is always welcome. It set us up for the weekend. Thank you, Fr Bill and thank you to Miss Walker who created the very beautiful artwork.
On Friday 13th October, Fr Bill, OSM, came to lead our Rosary devotion. It was the 100th Anniversary (to the very day!) when The Miracle of the Sun occurred. (Ask your child to tell you about what happened to the sun!). This was during the final apparition of Our Lady to the 3 children at Fatima. During the week, we had talked about the 6 times that Mary had appeared to the children and had asked them to pray the Rosary and encourage others to do the same. We remembered to bring our own Rosary beads to help us pray and for those who had none, Fr Bill very kindly provided some for us to keep. There were 5 groups which each acted out one of the Luminous Mysteries. We are always glad to see our Parish Priests in school as it helps us on our faith journey. To have a very calm and prayerful Friday afternoon at the end of a very busy week is always welcome. It set us up for the weekend. Thank you, Fr Bill and thank you to Miss Walker who created the very beautiful artwork.