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…

Random act of kindness day

Year 5 decided to collect animal food for Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary this week to celebrate ‘Random act of kindness day’. Thank you to everyone who has donated. Miss Steele will deliver them this weekend. There has been lots of kind things going on in the classroom this week!  

Hallé Music Workshop

This afternoon, Year 5 enjoyed working with two talented musicians from the Hallé Orchestra. First they learnt about the orchestra and what they do. They were then introduced to the piece of music that they will be performing at the Bridgewater Hall. The children discussed how the music makes them Read more…

Finding Ancient Egyptian artefacts

Today Year 5 enjoyed working in teams as archaeologists to find ancient Egyptian artefacts hidden around the garden. We then discussed how we could describe these artefacts using powerful vocabulary and we used the FANTASTICS to guide us. This experience lesson will help us with our English lesson tomorrow, where Read more…

Northern Ballet School visit

Year 5 have had a fantastic afternoon with professional dancers from the Northern Ballet School. It was the first of our dance workshops, which is leading to performances at the Bridgewater Hall and the Hallé St Peter’s. The children grew in confidence during the session, used their growth mindsets and Read more…

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