Monthly Archives: March 2013

Joke

What do you call a teacher with no arms, no legs and no body?

The Head.

Why not share some of your favourite jokes here?

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Science Day

Today is Science Day in Mounts.

In this lesson we are learning about the phrase you are what you eat:

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After being allowed a treat…..

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….. now we had to burn off the energy:

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Did you know there was this much sugar in a glass of Cola?

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Fun Run

Well done to everyone who completed the 6km Fun Run this afternoon. We hope to raise lots of money for Comic Relief. Here’s a picture of Amelia’s flamingos Larry and Barry recuperating in Mounts after the race:

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How we SPPIT out new paragraphs in Mounts

When you are writing, use this handy reminder as a prompt for when to start a new paragraph. Just SPPIT out a new paragraph. Take your TIPPS from us:

S – new Speaker or Speech

P – new Person

P – new Place

I- new Idea

T – new Time

Ava’s History Project

Ava used a real quill to produce her scrap book about her visit to Hampton Court earlier this year:  http://snack.to/fzh3ycuz

Behold…. Xavier’s Cockentrice

Xavier in Marlin followed up his roasted boar’s head by stitching together a rabbit and a chicken to make the legendary Cockentrice. This was a mythical creature, brought out at feasts to amaze and amuse the dinner guests.

Billy Beast’s Wedding by Evie

At the wedding of Billy Beast and Beauty, Slime Castle, Transylvania, the bride looked stunning. She wore a long grey dress with black, yellow and green patches on the armpits. Her veil was made of real life brambles, they must have gone to great expense to get that. She also went for the cockroach style, cockroach bracelets, a cockroach necklace, even the wedding ring had a cockroach on it.

Billy almost matched his bride, but even he can’t be THAT good looking, no matter what his parents say. He wore a brand new mouldy waistcoat, complete with a worm for his tie. Oh, and to match his fiancée’s style, he had a cockroach on his shoulder.

The castle was decorated beautifully, this perfect venue for two beasts to get married. The walls were already covered in sludge, so they hardly had to do anything for the wedding, apart from adding a few slugs on the floor.

Billy’s dad, Benjamin Beast, insisted on being the minister, on the grounds that if a father should walk the bride down the aisle, then why shouldn’t the father on the other side not be involved?

The vows were incredibly touching and by the time they were over, there was not a dry eye in the house! These vows included the original: “I swear upon this ring that you take a bath, I will desert you and let you starve!” I bet you’re all reading this and crying!

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Evie’s writing was inspired by a story from this book by Laurence Anholt