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Water Resistance , by Miss Jones

Date: 18th Mar 2019 @ 4:12pm

Year 5 have been learning all about water resistance, streamlined objects and buoyancy. To help us to understand this we made paper boats, thinking carefully about their shape and how streamline they were and if they sunk why this happened.

Year 5 Manchester University Science Workshop, by Miss Jones

Date: 13th Mar 2019 @ 3:49pm

Today we went to Manchester University for a Science Workshop. We were lucky enough to be able to talk to lots of different people who work in the Science industry. We learnt all about DNA, stem cells and even about materials molecules. As part of this we tested different types of equipment like: 3D printers, Microscopes and even a new structure which tests the strength of materials (we tested chocolate). We also used a banana to make music and were able to have a device on our heads which moved when we thought happy thoughts. It was a lot of fun to learn about different aspects of science.

World Book Day, by Miss Jones

Date: 8th Mar 2019 @ 9:19am

Year 5 Halle and Art gallery trip, by Miss Jones

Date: 8th Mar 2019 @ 9:17am

Year 5 visited the Art gallery in Manchester to have a look at the work of Picasso. In the afternoon, we then went and watched the Halle youth concert at the Bridgewater Hall. 

Y6 English - peer up-leveling , by Miss Isbister

Date: 8th Mar 2019 @ 8:23am

We worked hard to provide feedback to our peers, including how they could improve their persuasive letters.  

Fairtrade Fortnight, by Miss Isbister

Date: 8th Mar 2019 @ 8:22am

Well done to everybody who got involved in Fairtrade Fortnight by bringing in Fairtrade wrappers. Our Eco team will be announcing the winning class today!

Pancake Day, by Miss Horvath

Date: 7th Mar 2019 @ 2:38pm

World Book Day 2019, by Miss Higson

Date: 7th Mar 2019 @ 2:30pm

Year 3 Freddie Fit, by Miss Higson

Date: 4th Mar 2019 @ 10:27am

Stained Glass Windows, by Miss Horvath

Date: 26th Feb 2019 @ 12:33pm

Year 4 have been looking closely at stained glass windows and how they can represent teachings from different religions. We looked in particular at the Christian Easter story and how we could represent it through the art of a stained glass window. We created our images and then to give them a WOW window effect we decided to laminate each design. 

Flashback narrative drama, by Miss Jones

Date: 25th Feb 2019 @ 4:48pm

Before starting our writing we used drama to help us get into character. We thought about the different parts of our story and how our character would feel during each part. We considered how they would feel during a flashback. We will use these ideas in our writing this week. 

Kindness Value Tree, by Mrs Nunwick

Date: 25th Feb 2019 @ 4:16pm

Pupils nominated people who had shown them kindness - pupils and teachers. They love our interactive Reflection Displays!

Countries and Continents , by Miss Jones

Date: 22nd Feb 2019 @ 4:07pm

Year 5 have been using an atlas and learning all about different continents, they tested their knowledge by doing a Kahoot quiz on the ipad. 

Y3's Flower Half Term Projects, by Miss Currie

Date: 22nd Feb 2019 @ 3:23pm

Fractions , by Miss Jones

Date: 22nd Feb 2019 @ 3:10pm

Year 5 have been learning about comparing and ordering fractions with different denominators. The children were all given a fraction and had to order themselves in ascending order .. they even had to convert some fractions so that they all had a common denominator!!

Darwin's theory of natural selection- investigation, by Miss Isbister

Date: 21st Feb 2019 @ 9:44am

Year 6 researched Darwin's theory of natural selection and evolution then put it to the test by investigating his famous finch study. In groups, the children designed their own investigation using bird beak models and smarties or laces (seeds and worms). 

They produced a bar chart on the Chromebooks before analysing their data. 

Excellent Maths and Science Year 6!

Places of worship, by Miss Jones

Date: 20th Feb 2019 @ 12:35pm

Year 5 have been learning about different places of worship in RE. Today we visited a Church to have a look at all of the different features. This will help us to compare different places of worship in our RE lessons. 

Ice Cream in a Bag!, by Miss Horvath

Date: 8th Feb 2019 @ 2:39pm

Year 4 have really enjoyed their science topic this half-term on States of Matter. To finish, we spent this morning making ice cream in a bag!

 

We combined milk, vanilla and sugar in a bag and placed that bag into another bag which contained a LOT of ice and salt!

 

The salt lowers the ice's melting point and the ice begins to melt. As you create friction from shaking the bags, the milk begins to freeze and become a solid = ICE CREAM! 

 

We enjoyed making the ice cream but we LOVED tasting it afterwards!

Science Club, by Miss Higson

Date: 7th Feb 2019 @ 11:09am

Sign2Sing, by Miss Higson

Date: 7th Feb 2019 @ 11:02am

Plants, by Miss Jones

Date: 6th Feb 2019 @ 12:33pm

In Science, year 5 have been learning all about living things and their life cycles. We have been looking at the life cycle of plants over the past few weeks, now that we have learned all about it, it is time for us to watch this process for ourselves by planting some plants of our own. 

Tessellations in Islamic Art. , by Miss Jones

Date: 6th Feb 2019 @ 12:23pm

Year 5 have been looking at Tessellations in Computing this half term. We used our knowlege of tessellations to create a piece of work, inspired by Islamic Art. 

Chinese New Year, by Miss Jones

Date: 6th Feb 2019 @ 12:20pm

Year 5 celebrated Chinese New Year by producing some fantastic pieces of Art. 

Penguin Watch!, by Miss Isbister

Date: 31st Jan 2019 @ 4:23pm

Y6 kicked off Penguin Watch today! Penguin Watch is real world research, where the children act as scientists, observing and identifying penguins in real photos. This helps the Penguin Watch team analyse the changing penguin population. Y3, 4 and 5 to follow- great work!

BBC Live Science!, by Miss Isbister

Date: 31st Jan 2019 @ 4:18pm

We had lots of fun taking part in the BBC Live Science Lesson 'Winterwatch,' where we learnt more about habitats and adaptations!

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