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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Ummmm thinking persuasively!

This week in Rivington class, the children have been thinking persuasively! They have studied various writing techniques used by marketing companies to persuade the viewers/readers to buy a  product and then used these techniques to come up with an advert to sell a given product. The drama…

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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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Manchester Airport Viewing Platform

Duxbury Class enjoyed a wonderful day of learning at Manchester Airport this week.  Harold and Jenny taught the children all about the airport and the jobs done at the airport and on the planes.  We all watched the ‘double decker’ Airbus A 380 land and we were lucky to see Concorde.  The children…

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It’s been such a lovely week …

Seeing as it’s been such a lovely week we thought we would spend some time outside. If you remember way back in October we planted some onions in our school allotment. Well the time has come to dive them up. Some of them have been lost to the birds and to be honest other just died as we didn’t…

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In Yarrow we have been preparing for the year 1s empty class room day…

This week in Yarrow we have been preparing for the year 1s empty class room day, with courses such as PE, reading, find it and maths. This helps the children of Y1 learn in a more creative way. We have set up various courses to entertain the children but help them learn in a fun way too. When the…

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Africa in Birkacre Class

This week we have been getting underway with our Africa topic. We have made a jigsaw map of Africa naming all the countries within this continent. We have also made salt dough maps of the continent and painted them.

It has been a busy week with tests too! We have practised for Sports Day and…

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Stepping Into Dragon’s Den!

This week in year 6, we had some special visitors from Young Enterprise. We looked at what a business did and some of the roles and decisions involved. Then, we had to come up with some cunning ideas to earn cash fast. We thought of some great products such as:

Fashionable jewellery

Homemade…

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How animals and their habitats vary across Africa…

This week we are looking at how animals and their habitats vary across Africa.

We have looked at the work of naturalists and animal behaviourists, whilst carrying out our own studies of plants, insects and amphibians in the ‘Garden of Eden’.

We will be comparing our findings with plants,…

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Africa…

This week we have been getting ready for our Africa topic. We have begun by reading the story ‘We’re going on a Lion hunt’ everyone has really enjoyed reading the story and joining in with the parts that are familiar to them. Therefore to fit in with our story and topic we have turned our role…

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A Wonderful Week-End!

This week-end 20 of members of our Birkacre Class celebrated their Sacrament of First Holy communion and Confirmation. They all looked very smart but most importantly they all behaved with real reverence and devotion. The School Choir also attended and sang beautifully.

The children had a…

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