Year 5


Pizza Express

We loved Pizza Express! Thank you for making us feel so welcome. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 13 July 2017

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Carry on Coding!

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 26 April 2017

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Coding Week

We enjoyed our first lesson on solving problems using algorithms.

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 25 April 2017

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The Trojan War

Year 5 had a great time pretending they were in the Trojan War.

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 11 April 2017

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The Trojan War

Year 5 had a great time acting out the Trojan War. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 11 April 2017

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Gaelic Football

Learning some great Gaelic Football skills On a Thursday afternooon. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 3 April 2017

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Trojan Artefacts

We have had an interesting time looking at photographs at Artefacts. Does that mean Troy was a real place? Did the Trojan War actually take place?

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 29 March 2017

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The Magic Show

Lots of great fun had at the Magic Show this afternoon. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 20 March 2017

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World Book Day

Fantastic costumes Year 5. You looked great!

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 2 March 2017

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Our Dioramas

What fantastic creations produced by Year 5! We love books! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 27 February 2017

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Stockport Air Raid Shelters

We had a fantastic time in Stockport being an evacuee. 

We had to make and mend and sing war songs and even visited the shelters used during the war. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 24 January 2017

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Coming Home - ICT movies

Year 5 made fantastic movies in preparation for their diary writing. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 14 December 2016

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The Ten Commandments

Year 5 have been learning about the Ten Commandments and have acted them out. Can you guess which one they are acting out? 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 24 November 2016

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The Widow's Broom

We have been ordering pictures to try and discover what the story is about before we read the book. Lots of ideas and some great imaginations. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 15 November 2016

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Fraction Walls - Comparing fractions

Great Fraction Wall's made by the Year 5 children. It was tricky evenly folding paper into halves, quarters etc.  We had to measure and then divide the paper strips. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 8 November 2016

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What fraction is it?

A great start to Fraction Week! We had to prove it was a 1/2, that was the challenge! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 7 November 2016

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Fronted Adverbials

What fantastic Fronted Adverbial work Year 5! Always wanting to improve our writing. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 3 November 2016

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Happy Halloween

Spooky things are happening in Year 5 as we chant the witches spell.

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 31 October 2016

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Double, Double, toil and trouble

Each group took to the stage and gathered around a cauldron to perform their witches spell. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 31 October 2016

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Reading is out of this World!

Well done to all the children in Year 5 who completed their first reading mission! Keep reading everyone! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 19 October 2016

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Air-raid Shelter in Year 5

A great team effort from Year 5 children to create a life size air raid shelter! Well done everyone. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 19 October 2016

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Air Raid Shelter Exhibition

Children from Year 4 and Year 5 have created their own fabulous air-raid shelters. Here are the Year 5 children evaluating them! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 19 October 2016

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Counting up

In our Maths lesson today, children used the counting up method. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 22 September 2016

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Drama Time

Year 5 have been reading 'Friend or Foe' and enjoyed acting out one of the scenes where David and Tucky were evacuated to Devon. 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 20 September 2016

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Going Dotty!

Today, Mrs Atherton thought she was going dotty. There were so many dots everywhere! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 16 September 2016

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Dot Day!

As it was International Dot Day, children made their very own dots. Very creative! 

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 16 September 2016

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Prayer Leaders

Thank you David and Sam for leading us in prayer this morning. What a lovely beginning to the day! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 15 September 2016

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Friend or Foe

As part of our English and Topic work on World War 2, Year 5 are beginning to read Friend or Foe.  So far, we have just discovered that children living in the cities during the war were evacuated. 

 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 13 September 2016

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We help one another

So proud to see my Year 5 pupils helping each other. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 13 September 2016

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Saving Sam!

Year 5 had to work together to save Sam. Using their problem solving skills and working with each other, they were able to investigate and explore different solutions. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 13 September 2016

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Coasts and Wind Turbines

On part of researching coastlines we made a model showing a headland, bay, beach, arch and estuary. We also looked at why wind turbines are used and how useful they are. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 22 June 2016

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Cliffs, caves, arches, stacks and stumps

Year 4/5 have been learning about coastal erosion. We have been making clay models to show how the coastline can change. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 22 June 2016

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Our Class Mass

Year 4/5 crowned Mary with blossoms as part of their class mass. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 20 May 2016

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Healthy Sandwiches

Year 4/5 enjoyed making their own sandwiches using only healthy fillings.  Not a chocolate spread in sight! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 20 May 2016

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It happened on a Tuesday!

Year 4/5 and Year 5 became detectives to find out what exactly happened when frogs invaded the town! Plenty of witnesses turned up to give statements on what went on. Let's see if we can solve the mystery! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 29 April 2016

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Sale Sharks

Another great lesson from Sale Sharks. Despite the cold, wet weather the children loved rugby in the hall. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 29 April 2016

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Cafod Cake Sale

A massive thank you to all the children and parents in Year 4/5 who baked, iced and decorated cakes, brownies, scones, muffins! We have made over £90 and still counting! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 18 April 2016

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Water Cycle Bags

As part of our new topic, we made Water Cycle Bags so we could see the process of evaporation, condensation, precipitation and collection.

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 13 April 2016

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The Trojan Chicken

Well done Callum for winning the 'Design an Egg Competition'. It was cracking! 

 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 24 March 2016

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Eggstravaganza!

Eggsellent Designs Year 4/5!

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 23 March 2016

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Eggstravaganza!

Well done Year 4/5 for your eggsellent designs! They were Eggsactly what I was looking for! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 23 March 2016

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Spring Gardening

We have started planting outside our classroom. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 22 March 2016

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Fundraising for Cafod

Children in Year 4/5 wanted to fundraise for Cafod. Well done! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 22 March 2016

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Easter Performance

Well done Year 4 and Year 3 on a very moving Easter performance

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 21 March 2016

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The Trojan War

Year 4/5 along with Year 5 took part in a fantastic re-enactment of the Trojan War.

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Posted by Mrs Jones on 18 March 2016

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Greek Pots

Our Greek Pots are fantastic. We all have worked so hard being designers. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 8 March 2016

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Scratch

Year 4/5 continuing to program using Scratch. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 8 March 2016

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World Book Day

Fantastic costumes and a fabulous day! Well done Year 4/5, you looked great!

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 8 March 2016

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Percy Jackson

As part of our Literacy learning about myths and legends, we are beginning to read Percy Jackson. It also links with our Ancient Greece topic. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 27 January 2016

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Read for My School

Year 4/5 are beginning this competition. Get reading!

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 27 January 2016

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Lego Programming

Year 4/5 had a fantastic time, programming Lego models using algorithms. 

It was so much fun, some children wanted to stay at school for even longer! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 26 January 2016

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Think Friday

A fantastic 'Think Friday' solving multiplication jigsaws. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 25 January 2016

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Prefix Power!

Year 4/5 discovered what Prefixes are. They had to match up the prefixes to their meanings.

 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 11 January 2016

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Silver Trail

Great work Year 4/5, you collected lots of silver and made a very long line. Fingers crossed!

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 17 December 2015

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Merry Christmas

We would like to wish all our families a very Happy Christmas and New Year. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 17 December 2015

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Reading is out of this World!

Well done to all the children who completed the first stage of their reading challenge. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 10 December 2015

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Advent

Year 4/5 will be learning about what Advent means. During Advent they will have an 'Advent Friend' from their class. They will only tell their 'Advent Friend' just before the Christmas holidays. Hopefully their 'Advent Friend' will be able to guess before they are…

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 30 November 2015

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The Man on the Moon

As part of our Literacy, the children have been watching the 'Man on the Moon' advert. They have discussed why the man is on the moon, how long he has been up there and how he feels being lonely.

Later on in the week the children will be writing a story about how the man got up to the moon. I'm…

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 30 November 2015

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Weighing in grams and kilograms

The children were learning about grams and kilograms. To help them to convert between measurements, the children made some delicious biscuits.

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 26 November 2015

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Peace Dove

Year 4/5 Assembly was centred around the importance of peace in this world. We made a Peace Dove for our school with lots of recipes for peace. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 30 October 2015

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Quarry Bank Mill

We all had a fantastic trip to Quarry Bank Mill, the children looked great dressed in their Victorian clothes. We learnt so much about what life was like for a Victorian apprentice working in a cotton mill. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 22 October 2015

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Measuring Madness

Year 4/5 couldn't stop measuring! They used metre sticks and converted measures in m, cm and mm. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 15 October 2015

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Rainbow Assembly Cake

My class spoke clearly and beautifully during their class assembly so they were treated to a rainbow cake. Yum! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 15 October 2015

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William Morris

 

We have been studying the patterns that William Morris has created. We used pencil first to look at the detailed designs and then used watercolours. They have turned out beautifully. 

 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 14 October 2015

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World Maths Day

In our Maths lesson we competed against children all over the world to work out sums! We love Maths! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 14 October 2015

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School Councillors

Welcome Samuel and Callum our school councillors. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 9 October 2015

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Stewards of St Hugh of Lincoln

We are transforming our outdoor area next to our classroom. We want to welcome animal, insect and plant life, God's creations, to enjoy our new area.

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 6 October 2015

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Rock around the clock!

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 6 October 2015

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Rock around the clock!

We were learning about telling the time in analogue, digital and also tried to use the 24 hour clock.

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 6 October 2015

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Should Jim escape?

The children have been discussing whether Jim should escape from the dreaded workhouse. They are thinking of for and against reasons. Is it too risky or will Jim get his chance and be happy again?

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 5 October 2015

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Glorious Gruel

The children entered the Workhouse this morning and sampled the most delicious gruel ever. They were asking, 'Please Miss, can I have more?'

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 24 September 2015

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Gaelic Football

The children really enjoy learning about Gaelic Football and are working hard on their fist passes. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 23 September 2015

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The Workhouse

Year 4/5 children are learning about the Victorians. They have been finding out about what it would be like to live in a Workhouse. 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 21 September 2015

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Street Child

In our Literacy lessons the children are enjoying reading about Jim, a poor victorian child, who has no one to turn to. 

We want to find out if he will ever escape the workhouse! 

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Posted by Mrs Atherton on 21 September 2015

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South Trafford Sports Roadshow!

We had a fantastic morning of sporting activities with students from South Trafford College. Each year they bring their sports roadshow to our school and we participate in lots of different games involving thinking skills and team work. We also donated nearly £90 to their charity 'Cash for Kids'.…

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Posted by Mr Smith on 6 July 2015

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Fun in the sun!

Last week we made the most of the sunshine and took our maths lesson outside in the playground. We were looking at subtraction using a number line and counting on. Let's hope we get many more sunny days as the children seemed to get more done!! Thank you to our reception classes for lending us…

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Posted by Mr Smith on 6 July 2015

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Our prayers for Nepal

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Posted by Mr Smith on 16 May 2015

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Prayers for Nepal

Following the recent earthquake tradegy in Nepal, our class wrote prayers for the people of Nepal on flags with Mrs Seccombe. We will hang these flags in Tim's garden, please have a read of them.

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Posted by Mr Smith on 15 May 2015

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Tackling numbers with Sale Sharks!

Sale Sharks Rugby Club came into school again today to work with our class. We did a maths session first and then went outside to play some rugby.

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Posted by Mr Smith on 29 April 2015

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Aspects of the Mass.

On Friday Y3 and Y3/4 went over to church as Father Michael wanted to talk to the children about aspects of the Mass. They were very impressed with Father's vestments! Maybe we are looking at a some future priests!

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Posted by Mr Smith on 20 April 2015

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Egg-cellent!

Well done to the class for their amazing egg creations. As always a superb effort by you all and congratulations to Shannon our class winner ( although not sure about my haircut!!)

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Posted by Year 4 on 1 April 2015

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The most fascinating story ever told!

Well done to all the children in Y3 & Y4 for their fantastic portrayal of the Easter Story. You were amazing!

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Posted by Year 4 on 30 March 2015

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Easter Children

Well done to all the children in Year 3 and 4 for such an excellent performance of the Easter story. Thank you to everyone who turned up to support us on such a wet night! 

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Easter Play Rehearsals

We are getting very excited for our Easter Play on Monday! We are also a bit nervous as this is our penultimate rehearsal! See you all on Monday! 

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The Spider and the Fly

As part of our literacy we have been studying the classic poem 'The Spider and the Fly', written by Mary Howitt. In this poem the spider tries to entice the fly into his web. The class then wrote a letter from the fly trying to convince the spider not to harm bugs, suggesting they could be…

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Posted by Mr Smith on 15 March 2015

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World Book Day 2015

We'll done to the whole class for their amazing costumes on world book day. You all looked fantastic!

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Posted by Mr Smith on 15 March 2015

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Hit for six!!

Another great cricket lesson with Derek, the children are getting better and better each week!

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Posted by Year 4 on 28 January 2015

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A fantastic trip!

As part of our class topic on WW1 we visited the Imperial War Museum, finding out lots of fascinating facts on both of the world wars. Dressing up in the WW1 exhibition proving the most popular part of the day!!

 

 

 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 22 January 2015

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It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!

The class looked great in their Christmas jumpers today as we raised money for 'Save the Children'.

 

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Posted by Year 4 on 13 December 2014

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Trench cake anyone?

In class we have been making '1916 Trench Cake' with Mrs Neville. This cake got it's name during World War 1 as it was sent to the soldiers in the trenches from their loved ones. We used all the ingredients that were used back in 1916. We'll let you know what it tastes like!! 

 

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Posted by Mr Smith on 11 December 2014

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It's all about the balance!

Year 3/4 had a great PE lesson today with Derek from Lancashire County Cricket Board, who will be working with the children over the next few months developing their cricket skills and understanding. Today's session was all about having a good balance which is essential in any sporting…

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Posted by Year 4 on 2 December 2014

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Can you play Gaelic?

For our PE lesson this week we learnt how to play Gaelic Football with Andrew, a coach from Lancashire GAA. We focused on the basics of the game and how to hand pass.

 

 

 

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Posted by Year 4 on 26 November 2014

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Think Friday!

There was a lot of head scratching in our 'Think Friday' session today as the children had to out wit each other to get three counters in a row.

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Posted by Year 4 on 22 November 2014

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P.E. had me climbing the wall!

Our first P.E. Lesson using the new wall turned out to be great fun as the class demonstrated their traversing skills.

 

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Posted by Year 4 on 19 November 2014

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Mental for Maths!

Y3/4S enjoyed 'Mental Maths' week, especially writing and performing a rap to help them learn their times tables. They also looked fantastic coming to school dressed in clothes with a number theme.

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Posted by Year 4 on 27 October 2014

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Decorate an Egg

Some early entries for our Decorate an Egg competition. They are all eggscellent!

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Easter Flower Baskets

We have worked hard to create our Easter flower baskets which have a treat inside!

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Think Friday

Solving Tangram puzzles in Think Friday Maths.

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Minibeast Hunt

We went on a minibeast hunt around our school as part of our Minibeast topic.

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World Book Day

We had great fun dressing up as our favourite book characters on World Book Day.

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Making Circuits

In Science, we have been making electricity flow with the use of circuits. We also made switches to control when our bulbs would come on and off.

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Larkhill Place

We had a lovely morning at Larkhill Place. We went back to Victorian times and visited a real Victorian street! We had to really behave ourselves for Mrs Brown and Mrs Tomlinson. We weren't even allowed to smile for the photograph!

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Year 3 Brass Concert

Well done Year 3 on such a fantastic performance. A huge thank you to Mr Giles. 

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Sneak preview of next weeks concert!

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Year 3 Brass Concert

The Brass Concert date has been changed to the following week - Thursday 5th December. Sorry if this causes any inconvenience. 

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The Mystery Continues

The mystery objects appear to have hatched. The scientists are continuing their investigations and a Year 2/3 continue to report on the mystery.  We hope to have further updates tomorrow.

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Mystery Objects Investigation Team

Two mysterious objects have appeared overnight in our school field. A team of Scientists from the University of Manchester have been to school and have asked our children to help them with their investigations. Year 2/3 are currently writing up our reports for them. We will update everyone as soon…

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Learning about Direction

Making our way out of the maze using positional language.

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Think Friday

Think Friday Maths with the help of Mrs Amadzadeh!

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Rhythm Thursdays!

Year 3 are having a great time in their singing session! Their rhythm is fantastic! 

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Learning Time

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Science Investigation

We are investigating boys and girls feet length and seeing whether the tallest people in the class have the largest feet.

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Musical Thursdays with Year 3

Year 3 had a great first lesson this afternoon! 

Please encourage your child to look after their instrument and remember to bring it in next Thursday. 

Have fun at home!

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Dark Den

A dark den has arrived in Year 2/3 to help us with our topic work and as a place where we can explore the dark in class!

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Welcome Meeting

Thank you to everyone who came to the welcome meeting this afternoon. I hope it gave you some information about the year ahead. If anyone was unable to attend, please ask for an information pack and I can send it home with your child.

Thanks again

MD

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