NSPCC assembly

        Today we had a special assembly with ladies from the charity NSPCC, they brought along with them Buddy the mascot who is a speech bubble.  The ladies spoke to us about hitting, hurting children’s feelings, not being looked after properly and bullying. “Buddy says these things Read more…

Athletics Event

On Tuesday, a group of Year 5 and 6 children attended an Athletics event at Heywood Sports Village. The children thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon and got to participate in a selection of different activities alongside other Heywood schools. The children all represented Heap Bridge brilliantly, doing themselves and the school Read more…

Year 5/6 Basketball

Tonight, a team of Year 5 and 6 girls and boys competed in the Heywood PE Association basketball competition. There were 7 schools in attendance from across Heywood and the standard was extremely high. The pupils played brilliantly as a team and represented the school perfectly, demonstrating excellent teamwork, determination Read more…

Life Cycles – Year 5

In year 5, our science this term is Living things and their habitats. We have been exploring different environments and how animals are adapted to where they live, in small groups we researched the life cycles of different animals and their habitats. We created posters full of fantastic facts about Read more…

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.

Islamic art – Year 5

This half term, we have been exploring different styles of Islamic art. Our main concentration has been on geometric patterns, we researched different patterns and then used this to create our own patterns. Once we had designed our pattern we created a tile, using clay, that included our geometric design. Read more…

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…

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.  

Year 5 scratch maze

This week, in Computing, we have been using scratch to develop our programming skills. We used our skills to create a maze game. The children worked really hard to write a programming script and identify programming errors. We also got the chance to try each others’ maze games. Here is Read more…