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…

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!

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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!

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…

Dodgeball

In PE this term Year 4 will be learning how to play dodgeball. During the first lesson they practiced their throwing and catching skills with a partner and then we played a mini tournament.   Playing dodgeball is more than just dodging the ball. Can you remember any of the Read more…

Peer Massage and Yoga

This week in PSHCE classes 3 and 4 have enjoyed exploring yoga and peer massage. Studies and observations have shown that : Peer massage encourages children to become calmer and have improved concentration. They learn the importance of personal space, have more confidence and self esteem and learn to recognise ‘good’ Read more…