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…

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.  

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…

Paper Weaving in Year Two

Paper Weaving We have been working on an art project on weaving. Inspired by work from artists Josef Albers, Julie Von DerVellen and Toni George. We practised first of all using straight, curved and zigzag cut base boards. We then planned and made an underwater scene.

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…

Literacy Fun!

Year Two had a fantastic morning with Anna Lucas.Anna is a real author who came into school to read her new book, ‘Sir Undercracker’. We all enjoyed a fantastic story session with lots of actions, learning super, new vocabulary along the way. Anna talked us through the process of writing Read more…

Water Colour Painting in Year Two

Thursday 14th February We have been learning how to use water colour paints in Year Two. After several skills lessons when we practised painting with colour washes, wet on wet and wet on dry, we began work on our final piece: a big cat painting! When the background washes have Read more…

E safety in Year Two

E Safety Children in Year Two have been learning how to keep themselves safe on line. We have created posters, ‘Keep it Secret, Keep it Safe!’ These include the importance of keeping passwords, personal information, key pad codes, photographs and social media accounts safe and secure. We have practised using 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…

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!