Year 6 Puberty Talk

This afternoon, Year 6 had a visit from the school nurse who came to talk to them about puberty. This can be a very embarrassing subject for some children and although there were lots of giggles, the children did ask some very good questions and listened carefully. The children have Read more…

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…

Mindfulness-Yoga & Relaxation

In school this week we have been looking at different ways to relax using calming techniques to help focus and calm our minds. Yoga enhances flexibility, strength coordination and body awareness. In addition concentration and relaxation improves. Meditation-relaxation can help children develop a mindful approach to life and meet everyday Read more…

Healthy Teeth in Reception

Reception have begun heir daily teeth brushing today. They know that they need fluoride from the toothpaste to help their teeth grow and remain strong and healthy. Afterwards the children nearly cracked the camera with their shiny white teeth!

Christingle 2018

On Wednesday evening this week our pupils shined at the annual Christingle service at St George’s church. The service, led by Rev. Banks was exceptionally well attended and our pupils, who led parts of the service in song and prayer were amazing. Well done to everyone who took part!  

Year 6 Are Crucial Crewing

Today, Year 6 went to Rochdale Football Club to take part in this years crucial crew event. The children took part in a range of activities around the themes of online safety, healthy eating, first aid and vandalism and anti social behaviour. What did you learn about that you didn’t Read more…

Class Charter Year 2

18:9:18 Class Two children have created a Class Charter Can you see which point relates to each picture? Year Two Class Charter In our class we all look after each other. In our class we are all good friends. In our class we like to be helpful and polite. We Read more…

On the Lake

This morning our Year 6 pupils have been out on the lake at Robinwood. First they mastered the paddle to control their canoes before designing building and testing their rafts on the water. it was a wet start to the day but a very enjoyable end to a fantastic weekend. Read more…

Competition winner

Huge congratulations to Amelia Platt who had a surpsise visit this morning from the Link4Life team and NHS representatives. Amelia beat over 400 other entries to design a birthday card for the NHS. Well done Amelia!

Being Yourself

Class One enjoyed looking at the book ‘Introducing Teddy’. A heartwarming story about friendship and acceptance. We discussed the importance of being yourself accepting people for who they are.

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…