Light and Dark @BSW20

This week is British Science Week and in Science we have started our new unit. This term Year 3 are going to be exploring light. First of all, the children identified all that they knew about light. This included why people need to wear sunglasses and how shadows are created. Read more…

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…

World Book Day Year 3

Happy World Book Day! Today we celebrated World Book Day and dressed up as our favourite Bookflix characters. Don’t Year 3 all look amazing!   In class we thought about ourselves as a reader. We talked about our favourite books and authors, but also where we like to read and Read more…

Exploring Friction

In Science this term, Year 3 are exploring Forces and Magnets. In the lesson this week, they were looking at the force of friction. They had to investigate different surfaces and see which one was the most slippery. The first task was to plan the investigation, which they did as Read more…

The United Kingdom

In Geography this term, Year 3 are learning all about the United Kingdom. We are taking each country in turn, exploring the counties, rivers, hills and mountains. In the first lesson, we looked at a map of the United Kingdom and identified the four countries and the capital cities. Next, Read more…

Year 3 and 4 Christmas Party!

Yesterday, children in year 3 and 4 enjoyed their Christmas party. In the morning, they prepared and made their food which included: reindeer gingerbread, snowmen biscuits and Rudolph cup cakes. Children also took part in Christmas crafts together creating 3D snowmen and Christmas trees. In the afternoon, they all took Read more…

Year 3 Spelling Bee

A huge well done to all of our Year 3 and Project X Spelling Bee medal winners. The Year 3 Spelling Bee was extremely close, with three children competing in the finals for the bronze medal. Year 3 Winners  Project X Winners 

Christmas Stockings

Yesterday, the children enjoyed working with their parents and grandparents to sew their very own Christmas stocking. In Design and Technology this term, the children have been learning different types of stitches, as well as how to add decorative elements to fabric. The children designed their own stockings and then Read more…

Dirt Pudding

In Science this term, Year 3 have been exploring Rocks and Soils. In today’s lesson the children first learnt about the different layers of rock that make up the earth. Under our feet is a layer of rock. This layer of rock is under every town and city, under fields Read more…

Features of a newspaper

In Year 3 this week, we have been learning all about the different features of a newspaper. During our first lesson, we looked the individual different features, using the Write Stuff shapes to support us. Next, we worked in groups to pick out all the features in an examples newspaper Read more…

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.

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 3 Football

Tonight, four boys from Year 3 went to Holy Family to compete in a football tournament. Unfortunately, we did not have enough children for a team of seven, so three children from St Luke’s Primary School joined our team so we could compete. The boys thoroughly enjoyed the football and Read more…

Silhouette Artwork

In Art we have been looking at silhouette artwork. First we looked at different examples of silhouette photography and discussed what a silhouette was and how this was created. In the next couple of weeks we will be creating some silhouette artwork of Stonehenge using pastels, but in this session Read more…

The Mysteries of Stonehenge

This term Year 3 have been learning all about Prehistoric Britain. In Topic today, they learnt about the theories of Stonehenge. These include a burial ground, concert venue, healing place and a calendar. The children had some great discussions about each of the theories and why they thought they may Read more…

Grouping Rocks

In Science this term Year 3 are investigating rocks. In the first lesson they found out about man-made and natural rocks and were able to categorise a range of examples. This week they have been grouping rocks based on different properties. There were four different properties they looked at: Hard Read more…