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Monthly Archives: July 2018

More Troy Story Video Clips

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Troy Story Video Clips

Here are some video clips from our Troy Story performances. MAH00035Trim from Beal Vale on Vimeo. MAH00001 from Beal Vale on Vimeo. MAH00007 from Beal Vale on Vimeo. MAH00008 from Beal Vale on Vimeo.

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Home Grown in the Orchard

On Friday Mrs Norbury and some of year 3 went to harvest the fruit and vegetables that had been growing in our orchard.  They found the courgettes had grown to an incredible size and had many raspberries, potatoes and apples. We have been using the orchard to  support our work in Design Technology as we … Continue reading »

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Troy Story Photos

Our 2 performances of Troy Story last week went fabulously, the children were brilliant.  In the evening we had a special guest, Mr Leedale from the Oldham Music Centre came to present us with our award for being the ‘Most Memorable Performance’ at this year’s Music Festival.  Here are some of the photos from the … Continue reading »

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Leaver’s Assembly 2018

On Friday afternoon we had our Leaver’s Assembly and we were pleased to have lots of our Year 6 parents and families join us.  During the assembly we celebrated our children who had 100% attendance this year, our Junior Sports Leaders, contributions to school life and awarded our House Cup.  The Year 6 children read … Continue reading »

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Treasure Chests and Bead Art

Last week Year 5 finished painting and decorating their treasure chests.  They also designed an Under the Sea themed bead art and worked carefully to complete it.

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Tin Foil Art

As part of our Island topic, the children have made their own version of Maori art on tin foil. The children worked carefully to produce their designs and the finished products look great.

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Leaver’s Disco 2018

Thursday night was our Leaver’s Disco and everyone had a brilliant time. There was lots of music, dancing, games and food. As usual the children had loads of fun dressing up in the photobooth, so much fun that it was difficult to get some of them to leave! Take a look at some of the … Continue reading »

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Year 3 July 2018 Red Carpet Awards Ceremony

Today we celebrated our achievements over the year in a V.I.P awards event. The children showed us their best poses and then did their own proud walk down the red carpet where they were met by Mrs.Brown to receive their awards. After the ceremony we enjoyed treats.

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A+ for Attendance

Year 2 celebrated achieving the best attendance for the whole school year with dance activities and games. Anna came in to teach dance routines and organise games and we all had lots of fun!

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Adventure Quest!

As part of transition, Reception and Year 1 classes have carried out a Quest. In mixed teams we had to find items from or Local History. First we talked about the items we had to find: A Roman coin, A burnt brick from Lyon mill, A Saxon brooch, Spun wool, A cross from Rev Salts, … Continue reading »

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Troy Story 2018

Today the Juniors took part in 2 fabulous performances of our musical Troy Story. The children have worked very hard on their singing, dancing and acting and they did brilliantly both this afternoon and this evening. Yesterday we videoed our dress rehearsal so take a look at how well the children did. Unfortunately the camera … Continue reading »

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Picasso Inspired Year 3 Art Club

In the summer term,  some of the children attended an after school art club run by Mrs.Holmes. Over the five weeks they focused on the work of Pablo Picasso and produced a mask using mixed media. Their finished products are amazing !!

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Creating Healthy Wraps in Design Technology

Today the children made wraps as part of D.T. They have been learning where food comes from and how to make good choices as part of a healthy lifestyle. They chose their fillings from a selection of healthy food choices and created their own wrap. After washing their hands, Year 3 enjoyed selecting, cutting, slicing, … Continue reading »

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Roman God Wildcard

Today the children completed a Wildcard in groups of 3 to learn about Roman Gods. They used Ipads, books and displays to research and find out about their chosen god. They worked well in their groups and produced some good work.

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P.E

Today Year 2 and 4 enjoyed their P.E sessions outdoors . Year 2 worked on striking and fielding activities whilst year 4 did athletics with a focus on jumping.  

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Making Smoothies in Design Technology

Last week we designed fruit smoothies as part of Design Technology and made links with healthy food choices and P.E. On Friday the children selected the ingredients from the choice provided and then used the blender to mix together.  Finally they were able to taste their creations.  They tasted delicious!!

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Year 6 Team Building at Castleshaw

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Year 6 Caving at Castleshaw

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Year 6 visit the Roman Fort at Castleshaw

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Year 6 Climbing at Castleshaw

Climbing Wall  and Leap of Faith

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Year 6 at Castleshaw 2018

Year 6 spent last weekend at Castleshaw. One of our activities was   Canoeing

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Crucial Crew Year 6

Year 6 visited the Mahdlo Centre for the Crucial Crew event. Its hard-hitting safety workshops  tackled issues such as personal safety, rail and transport safety, crime and anti-social behaviour.  

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Animal Art Work

As part of our Rivers and Under the Sea topic, Year 5 have been drawing marine animals. They have used their sketching skills to complete pictures, trying to complete as carefully as possible part of picture they were given. They’ve really enjoyed the task with some children asking to have a go at more than … Continue reading »

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Noah’s Ark Enquiry Week 2018

This week year 3 and 4 have joined together to complete an enquiry week. The children were given the task of designing the inside and outside of an ark. They had to make sure their design would be waterproof, float and have enough space for all of the animals and supplies. After completing the initial … Continue reading »

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Doodle Art

We have had a go at creating our own Doodle Art pictures this term, using different patterns to fill sections of a picture. The finished results look fabulous, take a look.

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Protecting the Oceans Wildcard

Our topic this term is Rivers and Under the Sea so, yesterday, Year 5 took part in a Wildcard about the oceans. The children worked in groups to research the problems our oceans are facing and what we can do to protect them. They had to make posters and leaflets to inform and instruct people … Continue reading »

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Troy Story Dance Routines

Some of our Year 6s have been helping the Lower Juniors to practise the dance routines for our end of term production of Troy Story.  They have joined with some of the Year 5s to make videos that the children can use to practise at home. MAH00406 from Beal Vale on Vimeo. MAH00409 from Beal … Continue reading »

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Treasure Chests

As part of our Under the Sea work, Year 5 have been designing and painting their own treasure chests.  The children came up with a few different designs in their Sketch Books before they chose their favourite one.  They then used paint and decorative items to make their finished chest.  The children all worked hard … Continue reading »

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Year 5 Spend the Morning Making Bread

As part of our Islands topic, Year 5 learnt how to make ‘Maori Bread’ this morning.  The bread is unusual because it doesn’t use yeast and it is fried instead of cooked in the oven.  The children had lots of fun learning how to make the bread and even more fun eating it!  Everyone agreed … Continue reading »

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