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Turkey Twizzlers are definitely not on the menu!

Turkey Twizzlers are definitely not on the menu!

 

Heapey Class have turned into professional chefs for health and fitness week. We Have been chopping, grating, peeling, sprinkling you name it so we can make the perfect pizza.  We planned, made and evaluated our pizza (tasting it…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 21 July 2017

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All things bright and beautiful

All things bright and beautiful, all creatures great and small. That’s what we’ve been thinking about this week. We’ve been writing shapes poems, creating models, looking carefully to make observational drawings and planting seeds and plants. Hopefully by the time Mr Hansen’s back we will have…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 13 June 2017

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Don’t delay, buy today!

Don’t delay, buy today!

Heapey Class have been having a fantastic time inventing a Cracking Contraption and producing adverts for this. We have used our amazing writing, computing and acting skills. We really enjoyed using green screen technology to create our amazing adverts.

We…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 5 June 2017

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What a fantastic time we had at Blackpool Sea Life Centre!

What a fantastic time we had at Blackpool Sea Life Centre!

The rock pool talk was amazing and we learnt so many facts about rock pools. We also were able to handle the sea creatures which was brilliant. Archie even had his fingers cleaned by shrimp! The morning was a great way to bring our…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 7 April 2017

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Come join our crew

Come join our crew

Heapey Class have found out what life is like as a pirate and we are seriously considering sailing on the Seven Seas in search of our fortune. The food will not be up to much but we will have a great time singing sea shanties, digging for gold and having the occasional…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 4 April 2017

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Move over David Attenborough

Move over David Attenborough

Heapey Class have delving in to the wonderful world of slugs and snails. As part of our science lessons we have been closely observing the curious behaviour of Simon the slug and Shelia the snail. We have carefully observed over the last week what they did when left…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 21 March 2017

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Under the sea

Under the sea

Heapey Class have produced some fantastic non-fiction writing on some under the sea creatures. We looked at the killer whale and puffer fish to base our writing on. Who knew there would be so many amazing facts? The children have turned our class room into an under the sea…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 14 March 2017

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Move over Diversity Heapey are in in town

Move over Diversity Heapey are in in town

Heapey certainly has talent, thanks to the School Sports Partnership we created a magnificent dance based on our space theme. The children in reception loved watching the performance and we certainly enjoyed creating a dance using all our own ideas. The…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 21 February 2017

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Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Giuseppe Arcimboldo

 

This week in Heapey Class we have been looking at a famous artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo. We have had some great fun looking at the different paintings he made using fruit and vegetables. We have used our art skills to draw fruit and vegetables and decided which ones to…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 7 February 2017

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To Heapey Class and beyond …

To Heapey Class and beyond …

I hope everyone has had a great Christmas Holiday and you have recharged your batteries. Thank you for all the amazing homework we have received. We have loved our start to the topic and enjoyed learning about the different planets in the solar system. We have also…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 17 January 2017

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HO! HO! HO! Heapey Class

HO! HO! HO! Heapey Class

Heapey Class have turned all festive this week and have made some amazing Christmas crafts to share at home. We don’t want to show you yet as it will ruin the surprise. What we will show you are some photos from our party which we had so much fun with. Who knew Heapey…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 16 December 2016

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Heapey the heroes next door!

Heapey the heroes next door!

What a fantastic visit we have had from the Lancashire Fire Service this week. Paul came in and gave us a great chat on fire safety and made sure we all knew what to do in case of a fire at home. We all took part in designing a fire plan and found that the most…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 6 December 2016

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London Calling

London Calling

Heapey Class have been looking at modern London and in particular the famous landmarks and maps. We created some fantastic maps of London focusing on the famous landmarks. Our art skills of painting and sketching were used to create some amazing pieces of art on these London…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 22 November 2016

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Once upon a time in Heapey Class

Once upon a time in Heapey Class

We have had a great start to our new literacy topic on Traditional Tales. Heapey Class have been orally retelling their favourite Traditional Tales to the friends, it was amazing how many different versions of the same story there were. A vicious beast had been…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 15 November 2016

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That’s Not My Dinosaur

That’s Not My Dinosaur

Heapey Class have been busy little brontosaurus’ by researching, designing, making and sharing their final products in DT. We have made our own ‘That’s not my dinosaur’ books and they look fantastic! Our fabrics and materials used really matched our describing words.…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 25 October 2016

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Heapey Hunters

Heapey Hunters

In our science this week we have been looking at living and non-living, habitats as well as consumers and producers. We took our learning outside and explored the Garden of Eden for living things and non-living things. Our habitat hunting skills came in to action too by carefully…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 18 October 2016

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Lost …….

Lost …….

Heapey Class have been using ‘Talk for Writing’ to produce some amazing lost stories of their own. First we learnt the story of ‘The Little Lost Penguin’ off by heart and really enjoyed the actions and making story maps. We used this to make up our own lost story. We chose the settings…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 4 October 2016

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Fossil makers

Fossil makers

Following on from our amazing dinosaur dig Heapey Class have really sunk their teeth into everything fossil. We made our own mold fossil as well as creating incredible petrified fossil skeletons. As you can see we had a great time doing these and our art skills developed through…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 27 September 2016

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Heapey’s Dinosaur Hunters

Heapey’s Dinosaur Hunters

Can I just say a massive welcome to all our new parents in Heapey Class. We really hope you enjoy looking at our blog which covers just a snippet of our amazing learning each week.

Last week we became professional palaeontologists down in our very own Garden of…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 13 September 2016

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Cracking Contraption Gromit

Cracking Contraption Gromit

So how would you transport your prize vegetable? Well Heapey Class have put their DT skills into action by planning, designing and making a moving vehicle to transport their prize vegetable to the competition before the Were-Rabbit would eat it. We really enjoyed…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 6 June 2016

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Dragons Den comes to Heapey Class

 

Dragons Den comes to Heapey Class

 

Heapey Class have planned, pitched and advertised their inventions and what can I say, they are just amazing! The children came up with their own ideas for an amazing invention that will help us in everyday life. They came up with some amazing ideas…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 23 May 2016

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Blooming Marvellous

Blooming Marvellous

Way back in October we planted some Red Riding Hood tulips. Little did we know how amazing they would turn out? As you can see they are ‘blooming marvellous’! Our sunflower seeds have also germinated so we replanted them and are looking forward to seeing how they turn out.…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 9 May 2016

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Heapey Flower Show in anticipation

Heapey Flower Show in anticipation 

 

This week Heapey Class have been planting mad. As part of our science topic we followed instructions and made our own green house. We looked at what seeds need to germinate and created a flip flap plant to explain. We loved planting the seeds and fingers…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 25 April 2016

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The circle of life!!!! (sang like Elton John)

The circle of life!!!! (sang like Elton John) 

Heapey Class have had an amazing end to the term. We have worked our socks off and learnt lots! As part of our science we have looked at differing life cycles and used the eggs that hatched in Astley Class to help us. Unfortunately we didn’t get to…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 18 April 2016

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Under the sea!!!!

Under the sea!!!!

Heapey Class have turned into marine biologists over the last week. We are fully fledged experts on the puffer fish and great white shark!! Who knew these fish could be so much fun. We really sunk our teeth into learning about these sea creatures and used our amazing writing…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 7 March 2016

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Where in the world is Heapey Class?

Where in the world is Heapey Class?

This week in Heapey Class we have set ourselves up to sail the seven seas by learning the location and names of the world’s oceans and continents. We had to show our reasoning and thinking skills when we were given the world map from a different view point.…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 1 March 2016

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World Internet Safety Day

World Internet Safety Day

Here at Heapey Class we love working and learning on computers but we have been learning how important it is to stay safe and make the internet a better place to be. Heapey Class produced some posters on what we had learnt and the main message was think before you…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 22 February 2016

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Forget the Hilton the Heapey Hotel Group are moving in ........

Forget the Hilton the Heapey Hotel Group are moving in

In December we decided to go to the Garden of Eden to see if we had any mini-beasts or wildlife. To be honest there wasn’t much. We decide they needed somewhere to stay. Fast forward a month and we had our building heads on. Amazingly we…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 8 February 2016

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Life on Mars

Life on Mars

This week Heapey class have produced some fantastic art on our solar system. We created the planets using chalk on a black background. They look amazing! As we have been learning about the space race and the first man on the moon we made ourselves into astronauts. Our collage…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 1 February 2016

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Shape up!!!

Shape up!!!

Shape has been the main focus in maths this week. We have got into shape by making 2D and 3D shapes. It was great fun and no elastic bands went astray!!! We have also put our art skills into practise creating amazing collage space men. These have added to classroom environment and…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 25 January 2016

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A trip to the moon on our fruit rockets

A trip to the moon on our fruit rockets

We are loving our space topic and everything intergalactic that goes with it. However fruit and rockets? Who knew it could be so fun? Being an astronaut we need to be healthy but who knew that would apply to our ship as well?  We really enjoyed making our…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 25 January 2016

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To infinity and beyond!!!!!!

To infinity and beyond!!!!!!

Space the final frontier. We have had a fantastic week looking at the planet we live on and discovered that we are not alone in the solar system. We have made a fantastic display of the planets and have learnt some excellent facts through a solar system rap. We have…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 11 January 2016

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Heapey Class is on fire!!!!!

Heapey Class is on fire!!!!!

 

WOW what a week we have had! From Nativity productions, parties to putting out fires. The fire brigade visited us this week and they were just fantastic. Not only did they teach us how to be fire safe in the home but they also gave us a tour of the fire engine.…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 18 December 2015

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Heapey swaps pencils for trowels!

Heapey swaps pencils for trowels!

Heapey Class became budding gardeners this week as the kind wolf rewarded us for telling his side of the story. On our desk was a thank you letter and 30 mysterious objects. Some though they were garlic, some onions and one even thought it was an apple. One…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 11 December 2015

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Great Scott. 1.21 gigawatts/Heapeys Great British Bake Off

Great Scott. 1.21 gigawatts

Heapey Class travelled back in time this week to 1666.  We travelled back to London and compared our houses to theirs. We looked at what they were made out of, what they looked like and even how they dealt without a toilet. It must have been really smelly on the…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 30 November 2015

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Lies, lies, lies

Lies, lies, lies

What a shock we had this week in Heapey Class. We received a mysterious letter and parcel on Monday and to our amazement it was from the Wolf from Little Red Riding Hood. He let us into a few secrets such as how Red Riding Hood was a right little madam and is the rudest little…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 23 November 2015

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Jonathan Ross who?

Jonathan Ross who?

Heapey Class are taking over as prime time interviewers. We have read the story of Little Red Riding Hood, learnt it off by heart using Talk for writing and decided to investigate further. We wrote some challenging questions for the characters to answers and couldn’t wait for…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 16 November 2015

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Traditional Tales

Welcome back to Heapey Class. We have been busy bees already. In literacy we are learning about Traditional Tales and hope to write our own in the next few weeks. This we have been story tellers and shared well known Traditional Tales with our friends. We are loving the stories and can’t wait to…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 9 November 2015

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Watch out David Attenborough Heapey Class are hot on your tail!

Watch out David Attenborough Heapey Class are hot on your tail!

Heapey class have had a snapping time this week learning all about the saltwater crocodile in literacy. We learnt all about the habitat, diet and description and consider ourselves as crocodile experts. We made our own non-fiction…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 19 October 2015

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We met a famous athlete Jess Taylor

What a week we have had in Heapey Class. We met a famous athlete Jess Taylor who represented Great Britain at the Commonwealth Games in the heptathlon. We took part in a sponsored fitness test which was really hard but enjoyable. Afterwards she gave us a talk about being resilient and never giving…

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Posted by Sean Maloney on 12 October 2015

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Famous Australian landmarks.

Heapey Class have been learning about famous Australian landmarks. We have seen some amazing things from the Great Barrier Reef to Sydney Harbour Bridge. We used our fantastic art skills to produce Uluru, Sydney Harbour Bridge and sea creatures from the Great Barrier Reef. Thankyou Mrs Harrison…

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Forget the London Olympics ?

Forget the London Olympics; Clayton Green Sports Centre was the place to be last week! Our talented gymnasts took part in a thoroughly enjoyable but completive competition.  One of our stars, Felicity, unfortunately fell ill the day before the competition and Isabella had a 20 minutes to learn the…

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Health and Fitness Week

Let’s get physical!!! Heapey Class have had an amazing week learning all about health and fitness. We kicked off on Monday with a house team afternoon which consisted of fruit kebabs, cheerleading and multi-skills. We have also been throwing each other round learning the fine art of Judo! Dylan…

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What an amazing day we had in Heapey Class …

What an amazing day we had in Heapey Class we had this week. We transformed our class into a wildsafari. Mrs Harrison, Mrs Bades, Mr Maloney and Mrs Rennison helped us put our art skills into action and create some wonderful pieces. Thank you for all your help.

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Seeing as Friday was a special outside learning day

Seeing as Friday was a special outside learning day we took our maths outside. We had such fun creating pictograms. It was such a windy morning we were lucky not to be blown off the playground. Unfortunately we lost a few tally charts but at least we created some fantastic pictograms.

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Our Africa topic was brought to life this week curtsey of Mrs Taylor and her amazing artefacts

Our Africa topic was brought to life this week curtsey of Mrs Taylor and her amazing artefacts.  Who knew she had spent most of her young life in Africa? We loved her stories and found the things she showed us AMAZING!

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Watch out Dragons Den …

We have made some cracking contraptions to finish our topic off. We wrote adverts, designed and made our own inventions. Watch out Dragons Den we are coming for you!!!! We have loved our famous inventors topic and thanks to all the parents/carers who helped the children throughout the topic…

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