Year 6 – Extreme weather hunt

This afternoon, we went outside on a fact hunt about extreme weather across the world. The children found out lots of facts about the coldest and hottest country and about key rainforests and rainfall. The children then used these facts to label a map of the world.

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.

Year 6 Halloween french lesson

In our french lesson today, we made the most of Halloween by reading french recipes to create a spoooky treat. The children were surprised at just how much of the text they understood. We also created some haunted mansion poems.

Year 5/6 Boys Dodgeball

Tonight, a team of seven Year 5/6 boys went to Siddal Moor to compete in the Heywood PE Sports Association Dodgeball competition. The level of competition was extremely high, but the boys played well and showed great sportsmanship and teamwork. Well done boys! You did yourselves and Heap Bridge proud!

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.

VR Workshop with o2 @o2

This afternoon, children in year 4,5 and 6 experienced a virtual reality workshop with o2. Children used VR head sets, explored different apps and controlled robots. Thank you to Lennie and the o2 team for such an enjoyable afternoon

Year 5/6 Girls Football

Over the last two Mondays, our Year 5/6 Girls Football team have been competing in the Heywood Sports Association competition. The standard of football was very high but the girls played brilliantly, showing determination and resilience, despite the rain! I was extremely proud of the teamwork and sportsmanship that they 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…

Year 6 Courtroom Art

Today we have been looking at how courtroom artists quickly sketch images of people and then add shading to bring them to life. We had a go at some of our own courtroom art. Mrs Grugel thinks the children have done an amazing job. Well done Year 6.

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 5/6 Handball

On Monday, a group of Year 5 and 6 pupils competed in the Heywood PE Sports Association Handball Competition at Holy Family. The level of competition was very high but the children represented themselves and the school brilliantly and we are all very proud of their performance and sportsmanship. They Read more…

Year 6 explore the digestive system.

Today in science we have been learning about the human digestive system. We made our own version with everyday things to represent the different organs ie tights for the intestines and a bag for the stomach. Lots of giggles and mess but also lots of learning. Well done year 6

Year 6 scratch quiz

This week in ICT we have been using scratch to create a question and answer quiz. The children have worked really hard to write a programming script and identify programming errors. Here are just a few for you to try.  

Year 6 Science – The Heart

This half term, our science topic is based on animals and humans. Today’s focus was on the heart and its important role within our body. The children enjoyed learning about how our heart works and most of them enjoyed exploring a real lambs heart.

Year 6 Art work

This half term, we are working on our sketching skills with a focus on drawing people and faces in preparation for our court room artwork. Today, the children had to work hard to think about proportion and symmetry along with shading. I think these are excellent Year 6 and look Read more…

Reception meet their buddies

All our children now have a Year 6 buddy who will support them during their first year at school. Today they enjoyed showing their buddies their  classroom and getting to know them. Throughout the year buddies will play with them at lunchtimes, share stories and reading books and practice their Read more…