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…

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!

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…