The Wonders of the Solar System

The Wonders of the Solar System

Thank you so much for all the homework you have brought in for our topic on space. Our classroom has instantly been transformed into an enjoyable learning space. We have started our learning challenges and this weeks focused on Earth and our place in the Solar…

Continue Reading

Happy New Year Duxbury!

Happy New Year Duxbury!

It is great to see everyone back after the holidays and what a great first week we have had.

Our new topic for this half term is Knights and Castles. We are going to be learning about what life was like in a castle and who would live there as well as what castles are…

Continue Reading

Birkacre Get Plastered!

Birkacre Get Plastered!

As part of their monsters topic, Birkacre class designed their own monster. In groups, they decided on colour, shape and other features their monster may have. Using wire and paper clips, they moulded the shape of their monster and then covered it in newspaper. Now to…

Continue Reading

Merry Christmas Everyone

Merry Christmas Everyone

 

The Nativity was a great success thankyou to for all the support with lines, sings and costumes as well as witnessing the spectacular show. We have had a great time making cards, gifts, and calendars and getting into the Christmas spirit partying in the hall and…

Continue Reading

Feed the birds, tuppence and bag…

Feed the birds, tuppence and bag…

Well it cost a little bit more than tuppence but we have been feeding the birds already this week. Mrs Crowther has signed us up to the RSPB’s Big Schools Bird Watch so we though to try and get more birds visiting school we should make some bird feeders to help…

Continue Reading

Light up your life!

Light up your life!

Birkacre have been learning all about electricity, its dangers and its uses.

In pairs they made circuits and named the components of each, the then undertook an investigation to learn about conductors and insulators.

After this they conducted (no pun intended) an…

Continue Reading

Nativity

Continue Reading

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas!

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas!

The children are working so hard to learn all the songs for our Christmas production of ‘Little Angel gets her wings’.   We are all looking forward to welcoming you all next week to share our Christmas story.

In class we have been learning some…

Continue Reading

Thank you to Chorley Sports Partnership!

Thank you to Chorley Sports Partnership! Astley class had so much fun at your festive multi skills session last week, we practiced lots of skills and all left feeling very festive  We love being active and as a school this year we are aiming to run much more, however at this time of year with…

Continue Reading

Life in a Victorian Classroom

Life in a Victorian Classroom

This week we have looked further into whether or not we would like to have been a child growing up during the Victorian times. We have had a go at being chimney sweeps (Mr. Roden was the cruel master bossing the children around!)

 In literacy, we have studied…

Continue Reading

Little Rude Riding Hood

Little Rude Riding Hood

We had an interesting week last week we received a letter from the wolf from Little red Riding Hood informing us that Red riding Hood was not all she seemed, in fact she was a rude little madam who told many lies. It has been our task to tell his side of the story. He…

Continue Reading

Robotic Birkacre

Robotic Birkacre

 

Birkacre got up, close and personal with Robots in History last week. Their challenge was to take key dates and match them to when Robots were invented or designed.

They worked in small groups, talking to each other, taking turns and listening to each others ideas.…

Continue Reading

© Copyright 2015–2020 St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School