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Author Archives: BealVale

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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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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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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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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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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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 »

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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 »

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Music Festival 2018 – Photos

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

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Jurassic Park Adverts 2

Here are the rest of the adverts the groups created.

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Jurassic Park Adverts

One of the tasks during last week’s enquiry week was to make an advert for Jurassic Park. Take a look at some of the adverts the children created.

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Our Jurassic Park Enquiry Week

Last week, Years 5 and 6 spent the week in Jurassic Park!  The children worked in groups to create a new dinosaur park, completing a number of different activities along the way, including: designing and making enclosures with security systems;  creating new dinosaurs; writing leaflets and guidebooks; making TV adverts and working out costs and … Continue reading »

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Year 5 Try Archery

In PE last week, Year 5 had the opportunity to try archery. The children worked hard to develop new skills and had a great time competing against their friends.

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Jurassic Park Enquiry Week

Years 5 and 6 are taking part in an Enquiry Week this week and it is all based around Jurassic Park. The children are working in mixed groups on a variety of tasks, including: designing a dinosaur, creating attractions, making security systems and recording tv adverts. They have all made a great start to the … Continue reading »

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Year 5’s Royal Wedding Celebrations

Yesterday at Beal Vale, we were all celebrating today’s Royal Wedding.  In Year 5, the children worked in groups to complete a number of Royal wedding activities including designing a dress for Meghan, researching and writing a non-chronological report, creating a Royal Family family tree and a variety of problem solving tasks.  As well as … Continue reading »

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Royal Wedding Celebrations

Beal Vale has been celebrating the upcoming Royal Wedding today in lots of fun ways.  The children came to school dressed in their red, white and blue outfits and started the day with a special assembly, where they found out all about the wedding and the Royal Family.  Each class then did lots of wedding … Continue reading »

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