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…

Year 4 Sleepover

Last night, Year 4 had their school sleepover; although I’m not sure how was much sleeping was involved… The evening began with shelter building – they had to build a shelter that was big enough for their whole team to fit and eat their supper. They found it quite challenging Read more…

Spelling Bee Competition

This morning, children from different schools in the Arch Alliance took part in a Spelling Bee competition. This event was held at Milnrow Parish and was a great success! Four children from year 4 to 6 represented Heap Bridge very well. Well done to all the children who took part Read more…

Experience Easter

Today Year 4 went to St George’s Church to take part in ‘Experience Easter’. During the session they went to different stations around the church which explained about the Easter story. The children learnt lots and thoroughly enjoyed it. We also talked about our RE topic of ‘forgiveness’ and how Read more…

Chester Zoo

Today Year 4 went to Chester Zoo on their school trip. In Topic we have been studying Europe, so we were looking for animals that were native to Europe and also linking to our Science unit of ‘Animals and their Habitats.’ We had a great day and the sun was Read more…

World Book Day in Year 4

  Yesterday we celebrated World Book Day and all the children dressed up as various different book characters. All the children out in  a lot of effort into their costumes and looked brilliant! through a range of book related activities and tasks in the afternoon. In the afternoon we did 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…

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…

Anselm Kiefer Art

This term in Art we are looking at different European artists, to link into our Geography topic of Europe. In the first few lessons we have looked at Anselm Kiefer. He was born in Germany at the end of the Second World War and the broken buildings that he grew up Read more…

Year 3 / 4 Christmas Party

Yesterday, Year 3 and 4 had their Christmas Party and lots of fun was had by all! They spent the morning making Christmas cards, decorations, reindeer cupcakes, Father Christmas biscuits and melted snowman biscuits. In the afternoon, it was time for the party! The children played musical statues, musical bumps 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!

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!  

Let’s Go A-Viking!

Today Year 4 performed their first class assembly of the year to parents and the rest of KS2. I’m sure everyone will agree that they put on a great show and their hard work and commitment paid off. I was really impressed that they remembered all the words from their script, Read more…

Olaf the Viking

On Monday, a Viking came to visit Year 4! In History this term, we have been learning all about the Anglo-Saxons and the Vikings. so a visit from a Viking warrior was just what we needed to develop our knowledge and understanding. Olaf was in need of some new recruits for his next Viking raid Read more…

DADWAVERS in Year 4

In Year 4 we are writing a spooky story linked to Halloween. Our two characters Luca and Jack go and explore a haunted house, but what danger and scary events lie ahead of them? Last week we completed a DADWAVERS grid to support our writing and help us to use different Read more…