Black History Month – Y1 Oaks

In Oaks today we talked about Black History Month. We looked at famous black people from the past and present and discussed what they had achieved. We talked about the meaning behind Black History Month and how we should treat everybody fairly no matter their skin colour. The children really Read more…

Black History Month in Year 5

October is Black History Month in the Uk. Today we learnt about why Black History is celebrated, and about significant people within black history, including Rosa Parks, Nelson Mandela, Mary Seacole, Barack Obama and George Washington Cava. We then created our own fact files.

Black history month

Today we have been looking at Black history month, we talked about achievements of black men and women in the past and today. We then focused on a pirate called Black Caesar- he was an African tribal war chief who was captured and sold into slavery. Caesar was extremely strong Read more…

Herbal remedies for the Black Death

This afternoon, Year 5 have independently researched some of the cures that medieval doctors used to cure the Black Death.¬†We compared their methods to the work of doctors and scientists today and realised how much we have progressed! We then explored the properties of herbs and wrote some fantastic information Read more…

Birch visit dippy 🦕

This week Year 3 Birch were lucky enough to visit Dippy the Diplodocus in Rochdale. We travelled by bus into Rochdale centre, thinking about our road safety and stranger safety and all the staff were really impressed with the behaviour of the children. We learnt lots of new facts about Read more…

Dippy the Dinosaur

Maple have had a fantastic time this morning visiting Dippy the Dinosaur! We travelled on the bus to Rochdale Bus Station and then made the short walk to the council offices, where Dippy was to be found! Have a look at our photos to see what exciting things we got Read more…

Dippy On Tour

Year 6 were lucky enough to be one of the first classes in Rochdale to visit the Dippy exhibition at Number One Riverside and Touchstones. the children were able to take public transport and learn how to find and follow the correct bus routes throughout the local area, as well Read more…

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