Exploring Electricity

Today was the final Working Together, Learning Together Day for Year 4. In Science this half term we have been learning all about electricity so in this session with our parents we were able to showcase what we had learnt so far, but also explore static electricity and switches. The Read more…

Strawberries in Year 1

Since our visit to Newbank Garden Centre we have been caring for our strawberry plants. The children wrote some wonderful instructions, how to grow strawberries. After watering them each day and making sure they had sunlight, we have grown some juicy, tasty strawberries!

Year 3 Build Skeletons

This half-term, Year 3’s Science unit is ‘Animals Including Humans’. Last week they learnt about the differences between vertebrates and invertebrates and explored the different types of skeletons. This week, they explored the bones that make up the human skeleton. In groups, they were given blu tac, split pins, sellotape Read more…

Year 1 visiting the Garden Centre

Year One enjoyed an exciting trip to Newbank Garden Centre. We had the opportunity to explore different types of plants and trees. The children used their senses to explore the different colours, scents and textures. The children enjoyed smelling all the different herbs. We bought some strawberry and lettuce plants Read more…

Pond Dipping in Year Two

22nd May 2019 We have all had a chance to pond dip in our school pond. We used special equipment to catch the little creatures and keep them safe whilst we studied them. We found lots of sludge worms, water lice and ramshorn snails. We were delighted to find two Read more…

Tree detectives

During our science lessons, Year 1 have been learning about plants and today we became tree detectives. We looked around the school grounds, identifying the different types of trees by looking at the leaves. We also learnt about deciduous and evergreen trees.

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…

Year 6 Reflecting light

This afternoon, we explored how we can’t bend light but we can reflect it to change its direction. The children also explored how the angle of incidence is the same as the angle of reflection. Lots of practical work involved using mirrors and target boards.

Year One animals

As part of our science topic, learning about animals, we have had some visitors into the classroom. This allowed us to put our knowledge of reptiles and other animals into real life context. We prepared some wonderful questions to ask about each of the animals. First we met a bearded Read more…

Recycling talk in Year 5

This afternoon, year 5 children had a visit from Recycle For Life from Rochdale Borough Council as part of the Recycle4schools programme. Children learnt lots about recycling! They looked at which bin is for which material and took part in an activity sorting waste items into the correct household bins. Read more…

The Digestive System

In Science this week we have been learning all about the Human Digestive System. As a class we learnt all about the different stages in the digestive system and the functions that each of the parts had. We didn’t realise that our bodies were so clever! Next we worked in our Read more…

Let’s go on an invertebrate hunt!

Today Year 4 went on an invertebrate hunt as part of our living things and their habitats unit of work in Science. We got into pairs and went searching around the environmental area for different invertebrates and used a classification key to identify them. We had lots of fun!

Year 6 Class Assembly

Today, we performed for our family and friends in our class assembly about the human body and circulatory system. The children worked hard to learn lots of facts about this science topic and I’m sure you will all agree they did a brilliant job presenting it. Well done Year 6, Read more…