What great scientist we have been this week!

What great scientist we have been this week!

We have been investigating with different materials to find out which was the most waterproof and therefore the best material to make an umbrella for a knight. After making a prediction we tested each sample. Some of us were correct and we would have…

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Out of this World!

Out of this World!

Rivington Class blasted off to the Planetarium at Liverpool World Museum this week where they found out much more about both our own planet and the rest of the universe.

 

The children enjoyed the planetarium experience where they discovered that the possibility of…

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The Monster Hunters!

The Monster Hunters!

 

Intrepid Birkacre went off on another adventure on Friday morning.

Their mission… to investigate strange monster sightings in Astley Park. Keeping their eyes peeled as they walked through the park, Birkacre Class found evidence of monster activity – uprooted trees,…

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Fantastic Gymnastic

Fantastic Gymnastic

The gymnastics team from Heapey Class took part in a schools gymnastic competition at Clayton Green Sports Centre. They were fantastically behaved and represented our school to the best of their abilities. Mrs Bades and other schools said they were a credit to St. Joseph’s…

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Knights in shining armour!

Knights in shining armour!

Finding out about knights has been interesting this week. Did you know a young boy trains to be a knight from the age of 7 and he is called a page? We are looking at nonfiction texts to help us create our own information leaflet about knights.

In science we have…

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We have had a very fun week in Astley Class.

We have had a very fun week in Astley Class. We have created our own story maps to help us retell the story of the Three Little Pigs using beautiful, bold pictures and some of us have even changed the ending to make the story different to everyone else’s. The wolf has been climbing down the…

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This week we have had a visit from Derian House as part of our ‘Mission-Community’ Come and See topic.

This week we have had a visit from Derian House as part of our ‘Mission-Community’ Come and See topic. We looked at the founders of Derian House whose vision was to create a hospice where sick children can stay to offer respite for their families. Sue (our visitor) was very good and told us more…

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This week we have begun to learn about measurements

This week we have begun to learn about measurements. We have been learning how we can measure things that are more than 1 metre long. We have also learnt that these measurements can be written in different ways.

At the end of last week, we finished writing our letters to our parents trying to…

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Lords and Ladies!

Lords and Ladies!

Wow what a week we have had in the Duxbury castle!   We have been learning about who would have lived in a castle a long time ago and what type of jobs they did. Do you know what a gong farmer is? We do, and we decided it was the one job we didn’t want!   After looking at the…

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Welcome back everyone! We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas break 

Welcome back everyone! We hope you all had a wonderful Christmas break 

 

Over the past two weeks Astley Class have been exploring the story ‘The three little pigs’. We have learnt actions to help us retell the story and sequence images from the story. Next week we will be creating our own…

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Watch this SPACE

Watch this SPACE

We have begun our adventure into space this week by firstly thinking about what we know about space and also by thinking about what we would like to know! Our minds were blown to discover that all the stars we see in the night sky are actually suns and that our galaxy alone has…

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Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful, beautiful birdies…

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful, beautiful birdies…

Carrying on from our work last week on making bird feeders we have been learning how to draw feathers and birds this week. We looked really carefully at pheasant feathers to see the patterns and details then had a go at drawing them…

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