What's Happening at Lodge
Year One: Into the Woods.
In Year 1 our topic is 'Into the Woods' During this topic, children will go to Cannock Chase and have the experience of a forest. We will look at how the countryside is different to towns. Also we will look at the artist Andy Goldsworthy.
Year Two: Down in the Jungle.
Year 2 have been learning about 'Down in the Jungle'. We made clay jungle animals and jungle masks as part of our wow launch. We will be learning about where rainforests are in the world and what they are like. We will be learning about deforestation and the effect this has. We will also learn about the explorer Christopher Columbus.
Year Three: The Stone Age
Year 3 will be discovering how the people from the Stone Age lived and survived. We will be using a range of sources to help us understand this period of time. The chidren will have the opportunity to visit Edgmond Hall to help us understand the skills needed to live in the Stone Age.
Year Four: The Tudors
Year 4 will be discovering all about the Tudors and how they controlled England during the middle ages. We will be looking closely at King Henry VIII and his six wives! We will be using both primary and secondary to further understand this period of time. The children will have the opportunity to visit the Oak house and discover hands on history.
Year Five: The Victorians
Step back in time and visit Year 5, who are learning all about the Victorious Victorians. Throughout the term they will be learning about all the breakthroughs made during this time, the monarchy and life for poor and rich families. We will be visiting a local Victorian hotspot ( The Black Country Museum) where we will visit a traditional sweetshop and even the teachers favourite, fish and chip shop. Yummy!
Year Six: Amazing Africa
Year 6 are emersing themselves into the lives of 18th century enslaved Africans. We will be discovering the horrendous conditions and terrible treatment that many slaves had to endure. We'll be having a visit from a real life Cabin Boy, who will enlghten us about life on board a slave ship.
Every Monday Years 1 and 2 - 3.20-4.20pm.
Every Monday 3.20pm-4.20pm - Years 3, 4, 5 & 6.
Open to all years is our Homework club which takes place in our Library every lunchtime on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Come and join us for creative learning with Mrs Gillam, Mrs Munn, Mrs Cotton and Miss Hamilton.
Every Tuesday - 3.20-4.20pm - Years 5 & 6 - NOW FULL
Every Wednesday 3.20-4.20pm - Year 4 - PLACES STILL AVAILABLE
Another exciting music club! Calling all Year 5's come along and learn how to play the Guitar on Wednesdays after school 3.15-4.15pm - NOW FULL
Dhol Drumming Club
What an exciting club to be apart of! Taking place on a Thursday after school 3.20-4.20pm for Year 3 - NOW FULL
Cricket club takes place on Tuesday after school at 3.20-3.20pm for Years 5 & 6 - come bowl us over!!
Change 4 Life
We are excited to announce that Change 4 Life after school clubs are back! We have 2 clubs - the first taking place on Mondays for KS1 children from 3.20-4.20pm and the second on Thursdays for KS2 children from 3.20-4.20pm - come and learn how to keep healthy and fit!
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Who to contact..
I work with children across school supporting their educational, social and behavioural needs. I am on the playground from 8:45 every morning to discuss any concerns and worries that children and parents have.
I work in the office and am most pupils, parents and teachers main point of contact. I deal with everything from dinner money, to iPads! If you need anything, please just ask!
Home School Liaison Worker
As the school's Home Link worker, I liaise closely with parents. I make sure our school's attendance stays above our target of 97% and encourage all children to come to school every day.
If you ever need any help, please pop along to the Office and let me know! I will definitely do my best to resolve the issues you have.
I am a friendly administrator. who is always happy to help parents and children with their concerns.