Design and Technology

In DT today, we investigated some more pop up mechanisms to help us with our own pop up book designs. The first one we tried was a lift the flap mechanism and the second was a rotator mechanism. The children got to try out using a pair of compasses to make the rotator flap which was really tricky…

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Sports Day 2021

We were blessed with good weather for our KS2 Sports afternoon and the children  were all so encouraging towards each other and great team players throughout their challenges. They took part in a whole range of activities with their teams and also played a game of football rounders with Pete…

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Design & Technology-Pop Up Books

The children in Upper School began a new project focusing on mechanisms today. 
They have been set the challenge of producing a pop-up book for someone in Lower School to enjoy. 

The aim is to try and use lots of different mechanisms in a simple picture story so first we need to learn how to…

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Dissecting Flowers

We started our new Science topic this week- Lifecycles, Living Things and Humans. 
 

We started off the topic by looking at the life cycle of plants and flowers. We looked particularly at the reproduction of plants through pollination. 
The children got the opportunity to dissect flower heads…

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English Role Play and Writing

This morning the children learnt to write news reports through inferring characters’ feeling from the story we are studying ‘The Lost Happy Endings’ by Carol Ann Duffy.

We used drama techniques such as hot seating a character and role playing reporter and interviewee conversations and making…

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Let’s Go Sing!

For the last 6 weeks, Upper School have been enjoying rehearsing four songs that were written by the Sing Together team. Instead of a live concert performance this year, this week we recorded videos of the four songs and have sent them to be collated into a concert video with 40 other local…

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Superheroes!

As you know, Lower School and Middle School are having a classroom swap over and while that all happens I have been teaching the children in the hall. The theme of our two days together is Superheroes and we began the day by exploring what a superhero is or can be. We read the wonderful story of…

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Superheroes!

As you know, Lower School and Middle School are having a classroom swap over and while that all happens I have been teaching the children in the hall. The theme of our two days together is Superheroes and we began the day by exploring what a superhero is or can be. We read the wonderful story of…

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Maths Challenge

This morning the Year 5s were set a challenge to work out what each letter stood for in the list of number sentences given to them on the whiteboard. 
through the use of their knowledge of the times tables and logical thinking, they worked brilliantly to work it out. Can you work them out?

Mrs…

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Flower Art

Over the past half term, the children have been carrying out a project on Flowers in our Art lessons. 
Today saw the conclusion of our wire sculpture work which has now been added to our paper flowers display and the children continued their project by going into the school grounds to observe and…

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Bug Hunt!

The sun finally shone for our invertebrates survey this afternoon around the school grounds. 
The children worked in groups of three to investigate a particular micro-habitat and used a pocket ID book to work out what sort of invertebrate they had found. There were lots of flies and bees out…

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Let’s Go Sing

The children in Middle and Upper School are taking part in a virtual ‘Sing Together’ performance this term as it has not been possible to join the other schools from around Lancashire for a real concert at King George’s Hall as we normally do. Instead, we are learning four songs and will be video…

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