The Watertower

Today saw possibly the most amazing reaction to a book we have ever witnessed in Year 6. For the past week, the children have been studying and inferring ideas and information from our latest book, The Watertower. Each day we revealed part of the story; each day the children complained Read more…

Starfly

In Year 6,we have had the opportunity to work with author Yvonne Weatherhead on her Starfly book series.   Some of the children have spent a number of 3-4 day sessions studying the book, its characters, themes and images. As well as this, the children have been afforded the opportunity Read more…

Meditation Time

This half term, Year 6 are investigating prayer as meditation.   To start our topic, the children took part in a series of guided meditations and then discussed the impact and effect they had on themselves, and how they felt they would impact on others.   After much relaxation (and Read more…

The Blitz

We had the chance to investigate The Blitz from both British and German perspectives. We looked at how Britain had to try and tackle a continuous onslaught of German bombing raids, evacuating children to the countryside and also enforcing blackouts. We also looked at how the German Air Force could Read more…

Egyptian Hieroglyphs

             In Year 5 we have been learning how the Ancient Egyptians recorded information using hieroglyphs.  We used this writing system to paint on stones which are now hidden in the school garden.  You will find some of our names and our school values written on the stones.  See if Read more…

Recycling in Year 5

Thank you to Rochdale Borough Council for our recycle 4 schools lesson.  We learnt lots about how to recycle and what happens to our recycling.  Have you had a go at the recycle challenge on recycle4schools.co.uk yet?

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