Monthly Archives: January 2019
Today we started our new dance unit. We used our names as a stimulus so we first drew them in different ways and then applied this to our movements. We used different body parts to practise writing our names, tried to vary the way we traveled to trace our names, and then used our bodies … Continue reading
Our Nativity this year was a production of ‘Children of the World’, which explored how Christian children around the globe celebrate Christmas Day. Here are some pictures of our wonderful costumes.
Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 had a wonderful time before the Christmas holidays celebrating together. We played lots of party games and won prizes, then we enjoyed some party food (as a treat – we normally eat much healthy food at school!) and went back to the hall to dance. Here are some pictures … Continue reading
Reception Class were very excited to meet the owls from the Lancashire Hawk and Owl Trust last term. We learnt so much information! Did you know not all owls come out at night? You can tell when an owl likes to wake up by the colour of its eyes. We all got to touch each … Continue reading
As part of our run up to Christmas, Year 5 got very creative and made lots of lovely things to take home. They mixed salt dough which they shaped and decorated to make lovely tree decorations. They used paper folding to create pop-up trees in their Christmas cards and springy arms and legs for their … Continue reading
To end their Harry Potter topic, Year 5 took part in their very own Potions lesson. The children worked in groups to write a recipe for their potion, include magic words and wand movements. They then measured the ingredients, mixed the potion and even got chance to try it at the end.
Before Christmas, Year 5 ended their Science topic with a Wildcard afternoon. The children worked in groups and were given a mixture of solids and liquids to separate. They had to design their experiment, choose appropriate equipment and carry out their experiment. There were some interesting approaches to separating materials used and we discussed at … Continue reading
Before Christmas, Years 5 and 6 joined together to carry out a Wildcard session. The children were asked to design and make a Wizard’s hat. They were allowed to us any of the resources around the classroom and could choose to work alone or in groups. The children had a great time and produced some … Continue reading