Month: December 2011 (page 1 of 2)

Parents Visit Room 4

 On Tuesday 19 th December 2011, we invited the parents into Room 4 to hear about some of the projects we did this term .

Amie ,Dean ,Amulya and Dominic did a powerpoint presentation on The Vikings .

Annie and Mark told everyone about our weather project .

We also said some poems and sang some songs that we had learned this year .Our favourite song was the Band Aid Christmas song .

Everybody in the class presented a fact about Christmas that you might not know .For Example did you know that the Christmas tree tradition came from Germany nd that Silent Night was written by an Australian priest called Fr.John Moher ? ?

Our parents  then enjoyed some mince pies and tea .

Thank you and Happy Christmas from fourth class and Ms .Davey .

School re-opens after Christmas Holidays

Merry Christmas from all at St. Edward’s

Christmas Cookie Recipe

Try out this recipe from 3rd Class over the Christmas! They are delicious.

This recipe is for about 10 cookies.


  • 125g unsalted butter, softened
  • 100g light brown sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2tbsp golden syrup
  • 1tsp vanilla extract
  • 160g self-raising flour
  • Red & green M&Ms


1.      Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4 and line a baking tray with baking parchment.

2.     Beat the butter and sugar together with an electric mixer until light and creamy. Beat the golden syrup into the butter and sugar along with the vanilla extract. Sift in the flour and salt until just combined.

3.     Crush the M&Ms with a rolling pin. Stir the broken up M&Ms into the cookie dough mixture with a large metal spoon, until just combined.

4.     Bring together the cookie dough in a ball and place on a floured work surface. Roll the cookie dough out to approximately 1cm thick and cut the cookies into circles using a medium-sized cookie cutter.

5.     Place the cookies onto the lined baking tray, allowing plenty of room for them to spread while baking.

6.     Bake for 12 mins or until just golden brown.

7.     Enjoy!!

Christmas Nativity Play 3rd Class

On Tuesday 20th of December, 3rd Class performed the story of the birth of Jesus.

They spent the past two weeks learning their lines, learning new songs and rehearsing.

They put on a performance for the whole school and another for their parents in the afternoon.   After the show, the adults and parents joined 3rd Class in Room 3 for a cup of tea and some mince pies.

The pupils really enjoyed sharing the great story of the Nativity with the other children and adults in St Edward’s NS.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all from 3rd Class & Mr. Maye.

Christmas in St. Edward’s

Christmas in Room 12

The sixth class children in Room 12 have been busy preparing for Christmas. The following are some activities which we enjoyed;

On Wednesday 7th December we visited the Mowlam Nursing Home and sang Christmas carols for the patients. Some patients sang along with us. We enjoyed spreading the spirit of Christmas to older members of our community.

On Friday 9th December we made Christmas cookies for Golden Time. We used Christmas cookie cutters and we decorated them with coloured icing. They were delicious.

During art we made Christmas tree decorations. We made elves and angels. We used feathers, stars, cotton wool and sequins to decorate them. We are looking forward to hanging them on our Christmas trees at home.

On Monday 19th December we invited our parents to a special sixth class performance in Room 12. Our performance included a puppet show based on friendship and the dramatisation of the poem ‘The Night before Christmas’.
We would like to wish everyone a very happy Christmas.

Solve this Puzzle

What sign are you?

The mathematical signs connecting the numbers have been left out.

Your job is to place the mathematical signs between the

 numbers so that the final answer is 3.

All operations are done in a left to right order.

Use the following signs +,  -,  ×,  ÷

5   2   3   5   4 = 3


Second Class made Crackle Cakes

  Recipe for Crackle Cakes

 You will need:

 A pan, a cup, a tablespoon and paper bun cases 


 1 cup of sugar

 3 tablespoons of butter

 6 tablespoons of cocoa

 3 tablespoons of honey or golden syrup

 Coloured sprinkles


 1. Put the sugar, butter, cocoa and honey or golden syrup into a pan. Turn on the cooker and put the pan on it ( Be sure to ask an adult to help you.)

 2. Stir until the ingrdients have melted.

 3. Stir in the Cornflakes until they are covered with the mixture.

 4. Spoon a little of the mixture into the paper cases. Put coloured sprinkles on top of each one.

 5. Put the crackle cakes into the fridge to cool down.

 6. Eat and enjoy!


Science Workshop with Dale Treadwell

On the 22nd of November we went to the computer library for a science workshop hosted by Dale Treadwell. It was about trees, bugs, bats and butterflies. It was very interesting. He showed us bugs in bug viewers

He also told us that bats are not blind. They have an echo sense of hearing. Everyone thought it was an excellent show.I hope he will come back again.

By Lauren and Preya (2nd Class)

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