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Science Week 2016

This morning in our worship, four pupils out of our class sat at the front of the hall dressed up as professors, they told everyone about year 5’s trip to the Leyland Recycling Plant.  While the four year 5 children told the rest of the school about our trip, Mrs Panther did a quiz asking all…

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Posted by THastings on 8 February 2016

Category: Year 5 2016


Presentation to Governors

This week the School Council made an exciting presentation to the Governors of our school to ask them to help improve our school playground.  The governors on the Premises Committee listened to the ideas and plans, which the children had in mind.  We wait to hear their decision in the near future,…

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Posted by THastings on 8 February 2016

Category: School Council


Global Renewables

Year 5 had their first work shop from the recycling centre Global Renewables, in school.  They discussed properties of materials and acted out some of their properties, played material properties bingo and looked at different everyday objects and the materials they were made from.  We have started…

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Posted by THastings on 8 February 2016

Category: Year 5 2016


Safer Internet Day in Year 5

Today Year 5 spent the whole day focusing on online safety.

These are some of the activities we took part in….

  • How to create a secure password and invented some ‘Password Raps’ to help others.
  • We wrote some ‘Digital Citizen Pledges’ and promised to live up to them in front of all the…

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Posted by THastings on 4 February 2016

Category: Year 5 2016


Recycling Plant

Year 5 had a visit to Global Renewables Waste Collection Centre in Preston.  Whilst we were there we found out more facts about the properties of materials and how we can use this knowledge to separate rubbish.  We also took part in a Waste Free Packed Lunch Challenge and in the end we had 0g of…

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Posted by THastings on 4 February 2016

Category: Year 5 2016


Scamp the Dog

This afternoon we had a visit from Scamp the dog. He came in to let us compare the difference between a dog's body and a human's body. We thought it was very interesting when we looked at his paws and claws and how different they were from our own hands. 

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Posted by THastings on 29 January 2016

Category: Year 1 2016


Bouncy Castle

Reception won the attendance award for the Autumn term  As our reward we had a bouncy castle in school.  

 

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Posted by THastings on 29 January 2016

Category: Foundation 2016


Investigating Polymers

Challenge: Which type of nappy is the most absorbent?

 

                              

 

NASA developed this technology for use in disposable underwear for astronauts waiting (for several hours at a time) on the launch pad. It was later developed as a technology used in disposable…

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Posted by THastings on 27 January 2016

Category: Year 5 2016


Grand Design

This week the School Council had an exciting meeting with Craig Longworth from ‘RE:Play’ who are experts in improving playground spaces for schools.  The School Council are looking at helping Mrs Astbury and the Governors to improve our playground in the main building and have started to invite…

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Posted by THastings on 27 January 2016

Category: School Council


Athletics

Year 3&4 Indoor Athletics – Carr Hill

Year 3 and 4 were invited to Carr Hill to take part in the Carr Hill Indoor Athletics competition against all the other local primary schools.  We had a fabulous time and really enjoyed ourselves.  The track events were our strength and we came first in…

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Posted by THastings on 27 January 2016

Category: Year 4 2016


Volcano Art

During our topic on ‘Volcanoes’ we have been investigating different artists who have used volcano landscapes as an inspiration for their art work.  Year 5 have had tried improving their art skills by producing their own volcano art.

  

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Posted by THastings on 21 January 2016

Category: Year 5 2016


Thermal Insulator Challenge

Year 5 have been investigating the properties of materials and carried out this challenge ….

Thermal Insulator Challenge 

Jim the refreshment stall owner wants to improve his drinks service. He has asked you to test various things that he is unsure about to help him provide the best hot…

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Posted by THastings on 21 January 2016

Category: Year 5 2016