Year 1 Thornton Hall Farm Trip

Year 1 loved their trip to Thotnton Hall Farm. The sun was shining and everyone learnt lots and had fun!

We fed lambs and calves, held a rabbit, guinea pig and a duckling, collected eggs, found fossils, met red deer and played in the big barn.

The chidren have all brought home a leaflet and…

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Category: 1R

1R Farm topic launch

Year 1 have been 'down on the farm' this week to launch our latest topic for the rest of this half term. It wasn't quite the real farm just yet; we will go to Thornton Hall Farm on Tuesday 22nd May. 

In the meantime we have begun to read 'Farmer Duck' by Martin Waddell and have got our hands…

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Category: 1R

Hip Hop 1R

1R had a fantastic music session with Mr Brown today. We practised our Phonics through beat boxing! Harris was our superstar beatboxer, he used the sounds b, t and ck. We also explored technology and music using the electric keyboard and laptop to create melodies. 

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Category: 1R

Inca Masks

Year 4 spent the Spring term learning about the Inca Empire.
They learnt about the sun god Inti and made a recreation of his mask. 

The children were shown a variety of interpretations of his mask, and were able to design and create their own. 

 

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Category: 4H

Outdoor learning April 2018

Year 1 made the most of the fantastic weather today. We worked in teams to locate signs of the season changing. We used our tick list to find blossom, buds, birds and seedlings to name a few. 

Which season is your favourite?

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Category: 1R

5B Survival first aid

This term our topic is natural disasters and survival, we are reading Way of the Wolf by Bear Grylls. The children are enjoying the book and this week had the opportunity to learn some first aid skills. We really enjoyed the session and got the chance to put into practise some of the skills we…

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Category: 5B

1R Music April 2018

We chose instruments to make the sounds of animals.

We picked low pitched instruments for the adult and high pitched instruments for the young.

What farm animals do you think we are playing the sounds for?

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Category: 1R

1R Cricket April 2018

1R really enjoyed the start of our cricket coaching with John.

We practised our fielding skills and begun to hold the bat correctly.

Which cricket team do you support?

 

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Category: 1R

5B Cricket

This half term 5B, along with other classes have the fantastic opportunity to work with a cricket coach.

This week he taught us about balling the ball and we got to play a little match at the end of the session.

 

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Category: 5B

Sports Relief

5B helped raise money for Sports Relief by donating to the charity and dressing in our own sporty gear.

Throughout the day we took part in different sporting challenges including: running laps of the All Weather Pitch; most star jumps in two minutes; most skips; most ball bounces and most…

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Category: 5B

Towneley Hall trip March 2018

Year 1 learnt about 'houses and homes in the past' at Towneley Hall.

We also walked through the woods and learnt about animal's habitats.

What was your favourite part of our trip?

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Category: 1R

Move and Learn Star Pupil

Today has been Football Leagues Community Day in Action, we had a special surprise for one of our pupils who won the Move and Learn Star Award. Accrington Stanley Trust arrived with two of the Accrington Stanley players to present his award. Each child in the class received a sign programme from…

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Category: 5B