The police visit Year 6

Following on from our work earlier in the Autumn term at Crucial Crew, today We had a visit from our neighbourhood police team. They spoke to the children about issues such as knife crime, anti social, hate and criminal behaviour and about issues such as peer pressure and consequences following Read more…

Year 6 are crucial crewing.

Today, Year 6 went to Rochdale football club to take part in this years crucial crew event. The event aims to provide the children with the skills and knowledge they may need to keep themselves safe as they prepare for secondary school. The children looked at a range of issues Read more…

Wellbeing & Mindfulness

This term we have all been practising methods to increase our self awareness and self confidence through breathing and movement,  yoga techniques, peer massage and relaxation. Emotionally unwinding allows us to stay healthy and alert.  

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…

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…

Zip Wire

The first activity of the weekend was the infamous zip wire. Children battled their nerves to climb the tower before launching themselves off for the thrilling ride down… Well done everyone!!!

Year 6 Animations

Over the last term, Year 6 have been using a programme called Monkey Jam to create animations. The children were asked to produce an animation based around a message or moral that would make people think about their actions and behaviour. Some fantastic animations were produced and Miguel then did Read more…

Smile Time in Reception

Today the Reception children began our ‘Smile Time’ program. They brushed their teeth for 2 minutes after lunch to make sure their teeth were glistening and covered in fluoride! Sparkling smiles everybody!    


In computing today, Year 5 have been learning how to stay safe online. Children learnt to: never share their personal information, keep their account details safe and to never talk to strangers online. Children are now very aware of potential risks and they now know how to deal with them Read more…

Bonfire Celebrations

Reception have enjoyed a busy first week back celebrating colour and Bonfire Night. They have written a firework sentence, made rockets and sparklers and created their own bonfire outdoors. They particularly enjoyed dressing Joseph up whilst learning how to keep safe on Bonfire Night.

Year 6 Puberty Talk

Year 6 had a visit from Steph and Laura, nurses from the NHS, to talk to them about growing up and the changes their body will go through. We had lots of laughs along the way with what can be a very embarrassing subject for some children.


This week we enjoyed our annual Harvest assembly led by Reverend Susan. A huge thank you to everybody who brought food donations for the Heywood food bank, our harvest table was full of wonderful gifts for those less fortunate than ourselves.