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3rd July 2020

Picture News

Picture News

Story: A red, white and blue paint job on the Prime Minister's plane has recently been revealed.
Question: How important are first impressions?
Virtual Assembly: This week’s Virtual Assembly is now live on the Picture News Vimeo channel! (vimeo.com/channels/picturenews).

  1. Picture News at home
  2. Resource (1)
  3. Resource (2)
  4. Learning from home ideas

Picture News for Nursery and Reception

Picture News
  1. Early Years - Resource (1)
  2. Early Years - Additional Resource (1)
  3. Early Years - Home Recording Sheet

26th June 2020

Picture News

Picture News

Story: Many statues around the world have been questioned for their purpose and value in recent weeks.
Question: Why do we have statues?
Virtual Assembly: This week’s Virtual Assembly is now live on the Picture News Vimeo channel! (vimeo.com/channels/picturenews).

  1. Picture News at home
  2. Resource (1)
  3. Resource (2)
  4. Learning from home ideas

Picture News for Nursery and Reception

Picture News
  1. Early Years - Resource (1)
  2. Early Years - Additional Resource (1)
  3. Early Years - Home Recording Sheet
  4. Early Years - Weekly Vocabulary

19th June 2020

Picture News

Picture News

Story: Following a three-month closure period, Chester Zoo and many other zoos have been allowed to reopen.
Question: How does a zoo take care of all its animals?
Virtual Assembly: This week’s Virtual Assembly is now live on the Picture News Vimeo channel! (vimeo.com/channels/picturenews).

  1. Picture News at home
  2. Resource (1)
  3. Resource (2)
  4. Learning from home ideas
  5. Wild animal silhouettes

Picture News for Nursery and Reception

Picture News
  1. Early Years - Additional Resource (1)
  2. Early Years - Additional Resource (2)
  3. Early Years - Home Recording Sheet
  4. Early Years - Picture News Resource (1)

15th June 2020

Picture News

Picture News

Story: One parent’s solution to helping her children manage money during the lockdown period was to buy a vending machine for the family!
Question: How should we learn to manage our money?
Virtual Assembly: This week’s Virtual Assembly is now live on the Picture News Vimeo channel! (vimeo.com/channels/picturenews).

  1. Picture News Prompt (2)
  2. Resource (1)
  3. Learning from home ideas
  4. Currency

Picture News for Nursery and Reception

Picture News
  1. Early Years - Additional Resource (2)
  2. Early Years - Home Recording Sheet
  3. Early Years - Picture News Resource (1)

8th June 2020

Picture News

Picture News

Story: As some children return to school, we think about how our routines have changed during this time.
Question: How important is it to have a routine?
Virtual Assembly: This week’s Virtual Assembly is now live on the Picture News Vimeo channel! (vimeo.com/channels/picturenews).

  1. Picture News Prompt
  2. Resource (1)
  3. Resource (2)
  4. Picture News at home
  5. Learning from home ideas
  6. Jobs
  7. Money
  8. Assembly Resource
  9. British Values

Picture News for Nursery and Reception

Picture News
  1. Early Years - Additional Resource (1)
  2. Early Years - Additional Resource (2)
  3. Early Years - Home Recording Sheet
  4. Early Years - Picture News Resource (1)
  5. Early Years - Picture News Resource (2)
  6. Early Years - Weekly Vocabulary
  7. Early Years - British Values

4th June 2020

St. John's Mosley Common would like to say a huge thank you to the following people for their kind donations. We have been able to provide some wonderful food hampers for members of our community during these hard times. Your kindness was very much appreciated and we as a school were blown away with your donations! It brought a lot of happiness to a lot of families.

  • 🌟Thank you to Ryan from the Gables Co-Op store, Astley
  • 🌟Thank you to Craig, the Co-Op pioneer member for Astley
  • 🌟Thank you to Tim from the Ellenbrook Co-Op store
  • 🌟Thank you to Shaun from the Cross Hillock Co-Op store
  • 🌟Thank you to Taz from the Spar shop at Mosley Common
  • 🌟Thank you to Metrofresh
  • 🌟Thank you to Astley Rotary Club
Charity Donations

1st June 2020

Picture News

Picture News

Story: Job applications for work in the healthcare sector have soared during the coronavirus pandemic.
Question: Why do we choose the work we do?
Virtual Assembly: This week’s Virtual Assembly is now live on the Picture News Vimeo channel! (vimeo.com/channels/picturenews).

  1. Picture News Prompt (1)
  2. Picture News Prompt (2)
  3. Resource (1)
  4. Resource (2)
  5. Resource (3)
  6. Picture News at home
  7. Learning from home ideas
  8. Jobs
  9. Money
  10. Assembly Resource
  11. British Values

Picture News for Nursery and Reception

Picture News
  1. Early Years - Additional Resource (1)
  2. Early Years - Additional Resource (2)
  3. Early Years - Home Recording Sheet
  4. Early Years - Picture News Resource (1)
  5. Early Years - Picture News Resource (2)
  6. Early Years - Weekly Vocabulary
  7. Early Years - British Values
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