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Foraging and Juicing following our Forest School Session in Year 5

Today we followed a recipe to create different juices using the fruits and vegetables we foraged for in our school grounds. (carrotts, blackberries, plums, berries and apples).

In our first session we learnt how to use a food processor to create the juice with the pulp left in and in our second…

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Posted by THastings on 4 October 2017

Category: Year 5 2017


Exploring Musical Instruments

We have been exploring the sounds of different instruments on the iPads so Mr Simpson brought in his guitar for us all to have a play with. We listened to the sound the guitar makes and compared it to the sound of the guitar on the iPad. 

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Posted by THastings on 4 October 2017

Category: Year 1 2017


A Visit From The School Nurse

Today we were visited by the school nurse who talked to us about how to wash our hands properly.  We watched Aaleigha wash her hands correctly; making sure she had cleaned in between her fingers and also her thumb.  We talked about the different times when we need to wash our hands and also…

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Posted by THastings on 4 October 2017

Category: Foundation 2017


Year 5 Paired Reading with Year 1 Buddies

Year 5 enjoyed meeting their new year 1 buddies on the first week of term to listen to them read and create a Book Review together.

We are looking forward to getting to know each other really well this year and doing some fun activities together.

      

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Posted by THastings on 13 September 2017

Category: Year 5 2017


A visit from our chickens - look how they have grown!!!

Year 5 had some very special visitors at the end of the term, as Mrs Parkinson's brother came with one of the chickens he is taking care of following our successful 'Living Eggs' experience in February, when we watched the chicks hatch in school.

It was fascinating to see how much the hen had…

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Posted by THastings on 6 September 2017

Category: Science


SCHOOL COUNCIL SPONSORED RUN A MILE

Well done to all the children, who ran a mile for our School Council 'Run A Mile' event.  We hope to raise lots of money for JDRF, Manchester Children's Hospital and Chilli Children Charity.  Thank you to the School Council for organising this event to help our charities and keep us fit at the…

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Posted by THastings on 19 July 2017

Category: School Council


Our Butterflies Released

Year 5 released the caterpillars, which have now transformed into painted lady butterflies.  It's been amazing for the class and other children to watch the metamorphosis and see first hand what actually happens in this brilliant life cycle in action. We hope to look out for them in our wild life…

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Posted by THastings on 19 July 2017

Category: Science


Money Matters

In year 5 and 6 we have been learning all year about how to look after our money in the future and the differences between banks,  credit cards, debit cards and what 'interest' is.

The lessons have been taught and delivered by our own money mentors in school and from the teachers from the Debt…

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Posted by THastings on 19 July 2017

Category: PSHE


KEEP FIT OUTDOORS DAY

All our children joined in an outdoor keep fit session today to show that we can keep fit outside whatever the weather!!

 

This was certainly true as it rained most of the day!

 

All the KS2 children have enjoyed a session on our new 'Outdoor Gym' equipment.  Even in the rain we felt…

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Posted by THastings on 19 July 2017

Category: PSHE


Farmer Parrs School Trip

Year 1 went to Farmer Parrs as part of our science topic and we learnt all about the animals. We were fortunate to see lots of baby animals too! We got to feed the animals, hold them, go on a tractor ride and we found out lots of facts. We thought about the food groups that the animals belonged to…

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Posted by THastings on 19 July 2017

Category: Year 1 2016