browser icon
You are using an insecure version of your web browser. Please update your browser!
Using an outdated browser makes your computer unsafe. For a safer, faster, more enjoyable user experience, please update your browser today or try a newer browser.

Monthly Archives: June 2018

Watching Crompton House’s Production

Yesterday, Year 5 were fortunate to be invited to watch a performance of Crompton House’s production, The Wiz.  The children really enjoyed watching the show and were very impressed by the fabulous acting and singing they saw.  We want to say thank you to the staff and pupils of Crompton House and wish them good … Continue reading »

Categories: Year 5 | Leave a comment

Travelling Back in Time to the Beginning of the 20th Century!

On Wednesday evening we held a very successful Local History event, where we welcomed around 70 guests.  The School Council, and groups of children from Year 5 and Reception class, acted as hosts, complete with period headgear!  We were able to unveil our wonderful new information board, which is to be erected at the Glebe … Continue reading »

Categories: School Events | Leave a comment

Year 4 litter warriors

Year 4 are passionate about improving the environment and we have been litter picking in our choosing time for weeks. Today, we were visited by the Waste Management team from Oldham Council. They gave us lots of useful facts and information about the three R’s: Reduce, Re-use and Recycle. We found out exactly what should … Continue reading »

Categories: Year 4 | 1 Comment

Our enquiry week: Year 1 and Year 2.

This week, Years 1 and 2  spent two days trying to help Mr Mcgregor.  The children worked in groups to design and a make a trap to catch Peter Rabbit, solve a maths problem, create a poster to look after a rabbit and to write instructions to grow your own carrots. On Thursday morning the children had … Continue reading »

Categories: Year 1, Year 2 | Tags: , | Leave a comment

Positive Steps

Year 5 have had two sessions with Dan from Positive Steps recently.  The children were learning more about ‘Rights and Responsibilities’ and about ‘Harmful Substances’.  They thought carefully about the activities they were giving and were eager to share their ideas and opinions.

Categories: Year 5 | Leave a comment

Learning About Plants

In Science, Year 5 have been learning all about plants and flowers.  They worked carefully to take apart a flower and identify the different parts.

Categories: Year 5 | Leave a comment

Well done Years 5 and 6! After their fabulous performance at last week’s Oldham Music Festival, the children were thrilled to find out they had won ‘Most Memorable Performance by a Primary School.’  We are all very proud of how hard the children have worked to achieve this award.

Categories: Music and Performances, Year 5, Year 6 | Leave a comment

School Safari

Year 2 have been learning about Habitats this half term. Today we took advantage of the sunshine to explore the micro-habitats found in our school grounds. We found lots of creatures and plants living in different types of places.

Categories: Year 2, Year 2 | Leave a comment

Roman Bullas

As part of our Roman Topic the children have designed and sewn their own Roman Bullas.  They are amulets, worn around the neck as a locket to protect against evil spirits and forces. Inside these the children have written their own wishes.

Categories: Year 3 | Leave a comment

Music Festival 2018 – Photos

Here are some of the photos of our fabulous Music Festival performance today.

Categories: Music and Performances, Year 5, Year 6 | Leave a comment

Music Festival 2018

Today Years 5 and 6 performed at the Queen Elizabeth Hall as part of Oldham’s Music Festival. The children performed 3 songs from our end of year show ‘Troy Story’. We have all worked really hard learning the songs and dance routines, and this paid off as, even with some little costume and music malfunctions, … Continue reading »

Categories: Music and Performances, Year 5, Year 6 | Leave a comment

Skipton Castle.

As part of our topic, Year 1 had the opportunity to visit Skipton Castle. They explored the castle grounds, learnt new information and even experienced what it was like in the dungeon!! Year 1 had a fantastic day. Here are some of the pictures.  

Categories: Year 1 | Leave a comment

Infant Sports Day

Ready, steady, go! Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 pupils had a great afternoon taking part in Sports Day activities. Sprint races, egg and spoon, bean bag on head, skipping, bean bag in the hoop and relays. everyone trying their best and supporting each other. Even the grown ups had a go!

Categories: Reception, School Events, Year 1, Year 2, Year 2 | Leave a comment

Beal Vale’s Summer Fair 2018

Yesterday was our Summer Fair and, despite the weather keeping most of the stalls and activities inside, we all had a fabulous day. We had the judging and prize giving of our art contest. Lots of children entered and the standard was very high, which made choosing winners extremely difficult. All of the entries were … Continue reading »

Categories: School Events | Leave a comment

Junior Sports Day

We had fabulous weather today for our Junior Sports Day and we were able to hold it up on the school field. The children had a great time taking part in at least two different races and cheering on the other competitors. We had skipping, egg and spoon, sprint, bean bag on head and bean … Continue reading »

Categories: School Events, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6 | Leave a comment

Health Champions Walk to Barcelona Challenge

Update 6th July 2018: We’ve reached Barcelona!! We have walked 1,142 miles to reach our destination. Well done to everyone!! This challenge was one of four that Beal Vale Health Champions chose and then the whole school had their vote. Walk to Barcelona was a clear winner.  At the end of week two, as a school, … Continue reading »

Categories: School Events | Leave a comment

Dewa Roman Museum 2018

Today we went on our class trip to Dewa Roman Museum in Chester where we met our guide Jenny. We learned how the Romans lived and what life was like in Roman Britannia.  We ended our visit with a battle at the ampitheatre but not before we experienced being archaeologists!!

Categories: Year 3 | 1 Comment