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…

Athletics Event

On Tuesday, a group of Year 5 and 6 children attended an Athletics event at Heywood Sports Village. The children thoroughly enjoyed the afternoon and got to participate in a selection of different activities alongside other Heywood schools. The children all represented Heap Bridge brilliantly, doing themselves and the school Read more…

Year 5/6 Basketball

Tonight, a team of Year 5 and 6 girls and boys competed in the Heywood PE Association basketball competition. There were 7 schools in attendance from across Heywood and the standard was extremely high. The pupils played brilliantly as a team and represented the school perfectly, demonstrating excellent teamwork, determination 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…

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…

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 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…

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…