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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Christmas Panto

As part of our Christmas celebrations, the children all got to enjoy watching the panto ‘The Clockmaker’s Christmas’. Some of the children were lucky enough to even be part of the performance and had lots of fun helping the actors out.

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As part of our Harry Potter topic, Year 5 took part in a Potions lesson. The children designed their own potions recipe, complete with wand movement and magic words, measured out their ingredients and even tried their potion. We all had lots of fun and are hoping some of our potions really work! Potions 17 … Continue reading »

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Carol Singing 2017

Year 5 and 6 helped to spread Christmas cheer by carol singing at two of the residential homes in the area. The children really enjoyed singing for, and then chatting with, the residents. Take a look at some of the songs we sang. MAH09319 from Beal Vale on Vimeo. MAH09312 from Beal Vale on Vimeo. … Continue reading »

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Christmas Disco 2017

The Juniors celebrated Christmas with our annual Christmas Disco.  Everyone had a fabulous night, dancing, playing games and posing in the photo booth.  Take a look at all the fun we had. Disco Photos from Beal Vale on Vimeo.  

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Years 5 and 6’s Christmas Party

Monday afternoon was the Years 5 and 6’s Christmas party.  The children had a great time playing corners, pass the parcel, musical statues and musical bumps.

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Christmas Around The World Wild Card 2017

Yesterday we set the children the task of completing a number of challenges finding out about how other countries celebrate Christmas and their traditions.  They worked in groups using their B.L.P skills to complete the tasks then presented their findings to the rest of the class.

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Last week we had a visit from Miss.Stanley the recycling officer from Oldham Council. She talked about why and how we should recycle. The children were engaged and enthusiastic in a number of activities aimed to educate them about recycling . The activities made the children and staff think very carefully about where to put … Continue reading »

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Year 6 at the Live Performance of The Snowman

A fantastic afternoon of entertainment. The Live performance of The Snowman was truly amazing. All the pupils enjoyed themselves. Here are a selection of photos showing our journey on the coach, seeing our snowman pictures projected on a 20 ft screen and enjoying the different stories

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Year 6 Meet the Mayor

Year 6 children from Beal Vale met the Mayor of Oldham, Cllr Shadab Qumer, at the live performance of The Snowman at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on Tuesday 12th December 2017

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Junior Singing

Today Years 3, 4 and 5 performed their Christmas songs before the Infant Nativity.  The children all did fabulously and definitely got the afternoon off to a great start.

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Trip to Manchester Museum

In November, Year 4 vistited Manchester Museum to see the Ancient Egypt exhibition.  

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We have been exploring different materials and discovering which are absorbent and which materials are waterproof

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More Snowman Artwork

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Snowman Artwork

Pictures produced to  be displayed at the Queen Elizabeth Hall before the Live Snowman Performance

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Carols at Moorside View

Earlier this week, Years 5 and 6 visited Moorside View to sing some carols for the residents.  We have been doing this for the last few years and love going to spread a bit of Christmas spirit.  Thanks to all the staff and residents for being a fabulous audience and looking after us.  We look … Continue reading »

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Practical Science

As part of this half term’s Science topic, Year 5 had the opportunity to design and carry out their own experiment to separate a mixture.  The children worked in groups to choose the equipment, and decide on the appropriate method, to separate a mixture of water, gravel and flour.  The children collaborated well and came … Continue reading »

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Enquiry week 2017- I’m A Pupil, Get Me Out Of Here!!

This week years 3 and 4 have taken part in their first joint enquiry week of the year. I’m a pupil get me out of here began when they realised they were stranded on a desert island. Over the week the children have worked in groups to complete a number of tasks such as designing … Continue reading »

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