9 June 2023 - Under The Sea
This week’s theme was “Under the sea” and the children really enjoyed colouring various ocean creatures, completing the ‘Ocean Life’ crossword puzzle and reading books about Oceans.
26 may 2023 - Superheroes
This week’s theme was “Superheroes” and the children enjoyed colouring in their favourite Superhero pictures, reading books about Superheroes and they even played a game of Superheroes Bingo.
19 May 2023 - World Bee Day
12 May 2023 - Minibeasts
This week, we have been learning about Minibeasts and children have completed some fantastic work relating to this topic, including ‘minibeasts’ and ‘nature world’ crossword puzzles, colouring various minibeasts and making their own nature pictures, using their imagination.
5 May 2023 - Stars Wars & Royals
This week’s wraparound club theme was “Star Wars -May the Forth be with you”. Children really enjoyed colouring Star Wars pictures and making space ships using Lego pieces. We ended the week with a Coronation Street Party and dressing up as royals.
28 April 2023 - Family Tree
This week, we have been talking to the children about their family tree and they were encouraged to complete various activities relating to this topic. The children particularly enjoyed making their own 3D family tree and completing their family’s tree chart.
21 April 2023 - St George's Day
This week, the children took part in St George's Day activities like crossword puzzles, listening to a story about St George and colouring pictures of dragons, horses and other characters from the mythical story about St George.
They were also very excited to be able to visit the chicks that hatched in the Reception classroom this week.
31 March 2023 - Easter
24 March 2023 - Spring
This week’s theme was “Spring” and the children really enjoyed all the arts and crafts related to this very popular topic. They especially enjoyed making their own 3D garden.
17 March 2023 - Mother's Day
This week's wraparound club theme was "Mother's Day". The children were invited to make their own Mother's Day card for their amazing mums or choose one of the printed cards or activity sheets and colour them in using pencils and felttip pens. They all did a wonderful job and showed how much they care about and appreciate their beautiful mums!
10 March 2023 - Making Flowers
This week, we celebrated “International Women’s Day”. We talked to the children about all the wonderful women in their lives. They were invited to make a flower for their amazing mums, using tissue paper.
3 March 2023 - World Book Day
This week, the children had lots of fun celebrating the World Book Day by reading fairy tale stories, creating their own story while playing with the castle and the pirate ship and completing lots of creative activities and colouring pictures from famous fairy tales.
24 February 2023 - Making Shakers
This week, we have been busy with various activities relating to the Mardi Gras/Carnival and Shrove Tuesday. The children particularly enjoyed making their own shakers using the egg cartons and corn kernels.
10 February 2023 - New Toys!
3 February 2023 - National Storytelling Week
This week, we celebrated 'National Storytelling Week' by reading lots of traditional tales with the children and the children enjoyed participating in various topic related activities. They particularly enjoyed playing the game of 'Fairy Tale Bingo'.
27 January 2023 - Chinese New Year
20 January 2023 - Robin’s Winter Song
This week, we have been talking to the children about the winter season and specifically about robins as they are one of the few birds that sing in the winter. The children enjoyed reading the ‘Robin’s Winter Song’ book, making their own bird masks and creating a winter landscape picture using a paper plate, coloured paper, glue stick, scissors and their fingers. We used these to decorate our Parkgate Pirates display board.
13 January 2023 - The Day The Crayons Quit
This week, we have been reading “The Day the Crayons Quit” by Drew Daywalt and the children really enjoyed learning about the importance of respecting each other’s needs and wishes.They completed lots of lovely activities related to the theme of the book.
16 December 2022 - Making Christmas cards
This week, we have been busy with lot sof diffferent Christmas arts and crafts. Children were invited to make their own snowman Christmas card and write a message in their card for their families.
9 December 2022 - Healthy Eating
25 November 2022 - Football World Cup
This week, we have joined the rest of the school in celebrating the FIFA World Cup 2022 and the children really enjoyed colouring in their favourite famous footballer players and designing their unique football shirts.
18 November 2022 - Children in Need – People who help us
This week’s Wraparound Club theme was ‘Children in need – People who help us’ and the children really enjoyed taking part in colouring and cutting out their own Pudsey Bear. They had great fun making a Pudsey Bear pencil holder.
11 November 2022 - Lots of creative activities
This week, Parkgate Pirates joined the rest of the school in celebrating Remembrance Day and the children really enjoined completing the topic related activities, including making their own poppy.
We also talked about Autumn season and the children were invited to make a hedgehog fingers puppet.
4 November 2022 - Festivities
This week, the children have been busy completing various activities relating to Diwali, Guy Fawkes Night and Halloween.
The children particularly enjoyed making their very own ‘Spider Hat’ and a few boys in the breakfast club used their imagination and made a fantastic Firework using Bunchems sticky moulds.
21 October 2022 - My House
This week’s theme in the wraparound club was ‘My house/home and where I live’. We talked to children about the type of house or flat they live in and asked them if they know the name of their street and town. Everyone really enjoyed this topic and produced some really lovely work.