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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Sharing the Crops

Reception class have harvested crops from the gardening area. But! Year 1 were the children who planted the seeds last year. Reception class made potato cakes and visited Year 1 to share them. Everyone enjoyed them very much – but, knowing they were home-grown and harvested made them taste even better. It’s great to grow … Continue reading »

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Homework Menu Autumn 2018- The Stone Age

Our homework menu has been successful this half term with lots of children completing a variety of tasks. In particular, there has been a number of Stone Age homes, cave paintings and research that have been completed at home and brought into school to share. Well done!

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Daily Mile Celebration October 2018

Today we celebrated the Daily Mile along with the rest of Greater Manchester schools that have signed up. The aim of The Daily Mile is to improve the physical, social, emotional and mental health and wellbeing of our children – regardless of age, ability or personal circumstances. It is a social physical activity, with children running … Continue reading »

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Year 5 Owlery 2018

As part of our Harry Potter topic, Year 5 have been making owls for our class owlery. The children designed their own individual owls and decorated them with a variety of different materials. They’re now on display in our classroom.

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More Latics Photos

We are nearly at the end of our Latics PE sessions and we’ve had a great time. We’ve had the opportunity to develop our skills in different ball games, and have worked on our collaboration and communication. We want to say a big “Thank you” to Jack for working with us. Latics Photos 2 from … Continue reading »

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Twelfth Night Videos

As part of Book Week, Year 5 turned their comic strip versions of Twelfth Night into videos on the iPads, using an app called Adobe Spark Video. The children had to find pictures to match parts of the story and then they recorded themselves narrating the story. Here are the videos for you to watch. … Continue reading »

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Our Twelfth Night Comic Strip Animations

In Book Week, Year 5 worked collaboratively to decide on the main events in the story of Twelfth Night.  The children then used 2Animate on Purple Mash to turn their comic strips into animations.  Here are the animations for you to watch. Your browser does not support iframes.  

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Astronaut Science Work

Use the links below to research what it is like to be an astronaut and to live in space.  Use a double page in your Science Book to create a poster, telling other people what you have found out.   https://www.esa.int/esaKIDSen/Astronauts.html   https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/clips/zjbvr82   https://www.bbc.com/bitesize/clips/zcxpcwx   https://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/stem-on-station/dayinthelife    

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Book Week Good Work Assembly 2018

At the end of Book Week, we had a special Good Work Assembly to celebrate all the fabulous work the children had done.  Each class had the chance to tell us about the things they had done over the week and to show some of their work.  It was great to see the range of … Continue reading »

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More Fabulous Year 5 Homework

Year 5 have really embraced our new Homework Menu and have been producing some fabulous pieces of work.  They have been getting active, doing research and interesting pieces of writing, practising Maths skills and getting creative with drawing and model making.  Here are some of the things they have been doing.

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Year 5 Book Week 2018

During Book Week at Beal Vale, Year 5 explored the work of a classic British playwright.  We looked at Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare as well as finding out more about Shakespeare’s life and some of his other plays.  The children enjoyed finding out what happened to Viola and the other characters, even though the … Continue reading »

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Science classes

In science we learnt about our solar system and the planets in our solar system. We found a lot of facts about them. The Sun has red spots called Sunspots, the Sun is 100 times bigger than Earth and the Earth is 4 times bigger than the Moon. Also, there is more than one moon … Continue reading »

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Pop art

This year we learnt about Pop art and Andy Warhol, one of the most famous Pop artists. We drew our own Pop art pictures. I drew Andy Warhol. We also learnt about Shakespeare. We coloured in pictures of Shakespeare using the Pop art technique. We used pastels, sharpies, crayons and colouring pencils. You could make … Continue reading »

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Art

In art we made owls, as the theme of this year is Harry Potter. I made Hedwig (that’s Harry’s owl). All owls had their own looks so not everybody’s owl was the same. You could stick feathers up on feathers to make it soft,  and you could use sequins and glitter glue. There were so … Continue reading »

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Homework club!

In homework club you choose a homework activity that you are able to do and you do it and your friends in homework help you to find out what to do in that activity! it’s really fun and i would recommend it to everybody! by Natasha

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year 5 assembly invitation!

come to year 5’s assembly class assembly! the theme is Shakespeare!     includes re-enactment of twelfth night! all relatives to year 5 pupils welcome

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HOMEWORK CLUB

in homework   club we did paint  it was fun and we did  with  Mrs Found  and i Finsh my paint frist  and i did some time

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what i’m learning about in book week-by Natasha Bowden

This week in book week we are learning about a book that originated from a Shakespeare play. It is called Twelfth night. It is very funny and quite short, our work mainly has just been about William Shakespeare so far but we are learning a lot about him such as he married Anne Hathaway at … Continue reading »

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Choosing Time

In choosing time we get to go on the wii but if were on 5 minits we cant go in the hall.

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CHOOSING TIME!!! :)

In Choosing Time you can go on the Wii if you are on Hogwarts.You can also play ping pong and dodgeball. BY CHARLES.        

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Learning Log

In year 5 we do learning logs on a Friday after noon like the other classes we do 3 subjects that we did in the week like maths ,english and history.Then we do a BLP skill we did during the week then at the end we can coulor it in nicely.Thats year 5s learning log

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Choosing Time

In choosing time we get to go on the wii.  If you are on the choosing time chart you cant go in the hall and we can play with plastercine.

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Learning Logs

In year 5 we do learning logs on a Friday after noon like all the other classes we choose three subjects that we did in the week like maths at the end we can color everything in we also do a BLP skill that we did during the week.Thats year 5’s learning log

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Football

in football this week we passed to each other and dribbled the ball past each other or you could throw and catch with a bouncy ball

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Year 5 Class Assembly 2018

Today was our class assembly and our families were invited in to watch.  Our assembly was all about the work we had done during Book Week on William Shakespeare and his play, Twelfth Night.  We read out facts about Shakespeare, showed our Pop Art Shakespeare pictures, explained the plots of some of Shakespeare’s other plays … Continue reading »

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Salvation Army – Local History

We have strong links with the Shaw Salvation Army as we donate to them from our harvest. However, did you know in 1909 William Booth, the founder of the Salvation Army visited Shaw? He rode in one of the first motor cars. Mr Morris and the School Council have enacted the visit from an old … Continue reading »

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Harvest Celebrations and Collection

On Thursday 11th October we held a Harvest Celebration. Mr Morris and the School Council have collected tins and dried goods and created a beautiful display. These will be donated locally by the Salvation Army for those in need during the Christmas period. Our special guest was Alan from the Salvation Army in Shaw who … Continue reading »

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World of Books Infant Assembly

Mr Morris led a special assembly during Book Week based on the World of Books. We looked at the King James Bible. The Bible is the most printed book in the world. We looked at dictionaries, fiction and non-fiction books. There are so many to enjoy! We must keep practising our own reading books!!!

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Year 4’s Anglo-Saxon day at Tatton Park

On Wednesday 26th September 2018, Year 4 visited Tatton Park as part of our Anglo-Saxon topic. We spent the day on an Anglo-Saxon farm and as soon as we arrived, the children were transported back to 609AD. The children learnt how a farmer would have lived, and experienced how challenging it would be to: cook … Continue reading »

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William Booth and the Salvation Army

Earlier in the week Mr.Morris had talked about William Booth in assembly. He had shared with the children that Mr. Booth  had actually visited Shaw in 1909 in one of the first motor cars! We then extended our learning about William Booth further in class and recorded what we had found out. We made links … Continue reading »

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