Relationships

Class 6 have been discussing the characteristics of healthy, positive, safe relationships. We have been using The Real Love Rocks programme to support our learning. Real Love Rocks is a Healthy Relationships and Child Sexual Exploitation team based within the children’s charity – Barnardo’s. They aim to support and equip young Read more…

Black History Month

October is Black History Month in the UK and it has been celebrated nationwide for nearly 40 years. This month was founded to recognise the contributions that all black  people have made to this country over many generations.

Sign Language

Class 4 had two special visitors this week. Mrs Hatton and her granddaughter came in to teach us SSE sign language (Sign Supported English). Mrs Hatton uses Sign Language to communicate and has taught sign language for many years. Mrs Hatton taught us to finger spell and also various signs including Read more…

Remembrance Sunday 2018

On Sunday, our head boy, head girl and deputy head girl represented our school at the Heywood remembrance service. It was an honour to lay a wreath and pay respect to all who sacrificed themselves in the two world wars and later conflicts.

Building acceptance

Teaching about difference could eventually eradicate stigma that comes with feeling different. Class 6 have been discussing books that relate to Gender Stereotyping, identity crisis and diversity. We also held a discussion about using vocabulary appropriately to avoid upset and offence. ‘We have a duty to nurture every child and Read more…

Rule of Law

Rules exist to make your life better. Living in a world which is safe, fair and organised is far more likely to make us happy than living in one which is dangerous, unfair and chaotic. In year one and two  we have been looking at rules and the importance of Read more…

PSHCE British Values

In PSHCE we are looking at British Values, starting with Democracy. We have  discussed examples of democracy that we have in school. The word democracy literally means ‘rule by the people’ it is derived from the  Greek words demos (people) and kratos (rule). Involving children in their own learning process Read more…

A Pea Called Mildred

This week in PSHCE we have been talking about how we can fulfil  ‘Our Hopes and Dreams’ .We read and discussed the book ‘A Pea Called Mildred’ . When you encounter all sorts of adversity, do not abandon your dreams, just put more energy into them. Do not put up with unfilled Read more…