Fairy Tales in Year 1!

Year 1 have settled back in wonderfully after the Christmas break and we are now looking at our new English topic which is fairy tales! Today we thoroughly enjoyed our experience lesson; reading our favourite fairy tales, tasting some of the yummy food that appears in the stories and even Read more…

Making a Christmas decoration

In Year 2 we have been getting ready for Christmas, whilst developing our understanding of writing instructions. We have made Christmas decorations to make our classroom tree look beautiful, follow our instructions below if you would also like to make Christmas decorations for your tree.

Year 3 Spelling Bee

A huge well done to all of our Year 3 and Project X Spelling Bee medal winners. The Year 3 Spelling Bee was extremely close, with three children competing in the finals for the bronze medal. Year 3 Winners  Project X Winners 

Bonfire Night poetry in Year 6.

The children have been learning about similes, metaphors and personification in our poetry work this week so we used our skills to write about November 5th and bonfire night. I really enjoyed reading your poems Year 6, some fantastic imagery.

Features of a newspaper

In Year 3 this week, we have been learning all about the different features of a newspaper. During our first lesson, we looked the individual different features, using the Write Stuff shapes to support us. Next, we worked in groups to pick out all the features in an examples newspaper Read more…

In our English lessons we have been doing work around the film ‘Song of the Sea’. The children have been working hard to develop alliteration and interesting vocabulary into their sentences. We had a magical chest in our classroom, just like the one in the film. Using our senses we Read more…

Drama in Year 5

This term, in English, year 5 have been exploring the rainforest. We are currently writing a narrative that takes explorers on an adventure through the rainforest. Yesterday, we used drama to explore the actions, feelings and thoughts of our characters. Take a look at our work.  

A successful start in Year 2

In Year 2 we have had a wonderful start to the year. As you can see in the pictures below, we have been busy reading, practicing yoga, gymnastics, maths, science and history. What has been your favourite thing about coming back to school?

Year 5 Memory Poems

Today, year 5 have written some fantastic poems reminiscing about their time in year 5. I thought it was important to take this opportunity to share our happy memories with everyone and publish our very last blog for this year. Take a look at their excellent poems below.

Spelling Bee Competition

This morning, children from different schools in the Arch Alliance took part in a Spelling Bee competition. This event was held at Milnrow Parish and was a great success! Four children from year 4 to 6 represented Heap Bridge very well. Well done to all the children who took part Read more…

Frogs in Year 3

Year 3 were very surprised when they came back from half-term to discover lily pads in the classroom! They discussed how they thought the lily pads had got there and who they thought had visited the classroom. It turned out we were not the only ones surprised by the sudden Read more…

Year 6 Explore Greece.

This term we are studying Ancient Greece. The children have been busy this week finding out about Greece today in terms of physical and human geography. They then used their research to write a persuasive piece on visiting to Greece. Some great writing Year 6. I’m very tempted to go Read more…

Author visiting Year One

Year One were very lucky to welcome the author Anna Lucas into our classroom to share her new book ‘Sir Undercracker’. The children enjoyed listening to the story while joining in with the rhyming pairs and learning some new vocabulary with Anna! Prior to the visit, the children developed questions Read more…

Literacy Fun!

Year Two had a fantastic morning with Anna Lucas.Anna is a real author who came into school to read her new book, ‘Sir Undercracker’. We all enjoyed a fantastic story session with lots of actions, learning super, new vocabulary along the way. Anna talked us through the process of writing Read more…

Reception have an author visit

Reception had a wonderful time joining in with Anna and Sir Undercracker this morning. They listened carefully for the rhyming pairs, joined in with all the actions and learned lots of new vocabulary. I am sure the children will continue to enjoy exploring this book. Thank you Anna!