Duckling funeralย 

Unfortunately when the ducklings hatched one didn’t survive and past away. 

Miss Irwin explained to us why it had died. When it was born it had some of its tummy on the outside. It’s body wasn’t strong enough to survive. 

Some of us wanted to look at the duckling. Miss Irwin said we could as long as we didn’t touch it and we thought about it carefully. As a class we discussed and shared our experiences of our pets that had died. We talked about heaven and God and what we would like to do with the duckling. We gave it a name and wanted to send it to heaven. So we decided to bury it.

We wanted to write a prayer, dig a grave and pick some flowers. So that’s what we did.

So far we have raised ยฃ203!

๐Ÿ˜ฌ Yes it’s true. From writing our letters and delivering them to our  neighbours we managed to raise ยฃ203 so far!


On Thursday we walked around Astbury to collect all our envelopes. We hoped people had read our letters and wanted to buy raffle tickets. We were very surprised and very grateful as lots of people did. We even got to talk to some of them and they thanked us for their letters. 

As well as collecting letters we also stopped into Astbury Care home to meet some older ladies and gentlemen and have a quick chat. Some of the people we met were older than us, they were between 86 and 92 years old. They really liked meeting us and we liked meeting then too. 

After our walk we watched the May Day Commitee and helpers putting up the tents for May Day.
With all our hard work and lots of walking we think that we may have beat the other classes at making the most money! 

Thank you to all the parents who were able to help on the stall on Saturday. Your help was very much     appreciated. 

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Look what arrived this morning!ย 

Mrs Gifford came in to give us a letter that came in the post. 
It was a reply from one of the neighbours to one of our letters. John and Glendale wrote to us to thank us for our letter. They said they’d be out on Thursday but had enclosed their ยฃ5 and their raffle ticket stubbs. How great is that! We were so excited. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ˜ฌ

May Day preperations

Last week we went out to deliver our letters we had been writing to the neighbours. We wrote to them about the our May Day stall and asked if they would like to buy any raffle tickets. 

Before posting our letters we turned our classroom into a post office. We decorated our envelopes and put raffle tickets in with our letters.




After sorting out letters we set off on our delivery round. 

On our way back we learnt about road signs, pedestrian crossings, speed limits and how to make lorries honk their horns!๐Ÿ˜€

We will be going back on Thursday to see if there will be any raffle tickets waiting for us. 
We have done our bit for May Day so now it’s time for you to help aswell. We need you to sign up for a time slot to help out on our raffle stall. Our stall has great views of the dancing, will be opposite the fire engine and is usually close to the food. Miss Irwin will be asking you to sign up. The time slots are only for 15 minutes. Please help us to raise lots of money (also to beat all the other classes at raising the most money). 

A great first Sunday for the ducklingsโ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿฃ

The ducklings had all dried out by mid-morning. Now almost 1 day old they were ready to start exploring.

First they met George and Buddy.They were a bit scary! So they ran away.

Then they had a play in the sunshine.โ˜€๏ธThey kept eating and drinking alot. They were so hungry they even tried to have some of Stuart’s breakfast! ๐Ÿ™€

After eating they did some paperwork by helping Miss Irwin with her planning. ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸผThen this afternoon they went to play at Mrs Irwin’s house and met some new friends.

After a busy first day it was early to bed as its their first day at school tomorrow.

Night night.