Class 4’s Archery Competition, by Mr McGurk
Date: 25th Jan 2023 @ 7:14pm
As part of a local school's competition, Class 4 spent a whole morning practicing and preparing for a competition where they competed to get the highest score against other local schools. What an amazing group of Archers we had, with some truly amazing scores from some very unexpected pupils! Well done Class 4!
Judge’s Lodgings, by Miss Hughes
Date: 24th Jan 2023 @ 2:53pm
Classes 1 & 2 had a fantastic day learning about childhood in the last century. This morning we spent some time in Victorian school and trained as scullery maids and servants. Then this afternoon, we explored the toy museum and had a go at being curators, before having a chance to play with some old toys.
All about polar bears, by Mrs Barclay
Date: 23rd Jan 2023 @ 3:39pm
Class one have been learning all about polar bears this week. We read lots of different facts and had a go at writing our own. We then had a go at drawing and water colouring our own polar bears and made our own fact files.
Maths in Class 2, by Miss Hughes
Date: 23rd Jan 2023 @ 3:10pm
We worked with practical equipment today to see what we could remember about what we learnt last week. Look how well we did! Year 2 have been learning to divide by sharing into equal groups, and making links with the multiplication facts they know. Year 1 have been using their known number bonds to ten to help them work out number bonds to 20 and making links between these number facts.
Dog’s Trust visit, by Miss Hughes
Date: 23rd Jan 2023 @ 3:04pm
We were visited by Andrew from Dog's Trust today! He talked to us about how to stay safe around dogs and how to treat them so that they stay happy, healthy and safe around people. He taught us five "Happy Dog, Safe Dog" rules. Ask me at home if I can remember them!
Toys Through Time: timelines, by Miss Hughes
Date: 23rd Jan 2023 @ 3:00pm
Class 2 have been learning about how some major events and changes in the last century have affected the toys we play with today. We learnt about: the rise of factory manufacturing; the impact of WW2 ending; the accessibility of plastics; people having TVs in their homes; the introduction of microchips and circuit boards to toys and the invention of the internet. Which ones do you remember?
Learn To Ride, by Mrs Barclay
Date: 11th Jan 2023 @ 3:57pm
Reception and Year One have had a fab couple of days, with John, learning how to ride a bike. We used a balance bike to help us become more confident and then some of us had a go using a bike with pedals!
Step into the Past: Toys Through Time, by Miss Hughes
Date: 5th Jan 2023 @ 8:06am
Class 2 started off their History themed topic by looking at and playing with toys from the past... do you recognise any?
History Detectives, by Miss Hughes
Date: 18th Nov 2022 @ 3:38pm
We have been learning about chronology and learning to sequence a timeline. We have looked at how houses have changed over time, then worked in groups to place them on a timeline from oldest to newest.
Class 4’s Visit to Imperial War Museum North, by Mr McGurk
Date: 2nd Nov 2022 @ 5:39pm
This half term, Class 4's history theme is World War Two and how the largest war in human history affected the lives of children and their families in the UK. Whilst at the museum in Manchester we explored the artefacts on show, discovered more about rationing and The Blitz and even met Norma, an evacuee herself during the war.
Leighton Hall Class 3, by Mrs Gavriluk
Date: 21st Oct 2022 @ 3:30pm
Class 4’s Victorian Day at Leighton Hall, by Mr McGurk
Date: 19th Oct 2022 @ 5:42pm
As part of our whole school Victorian theme week, the school visited Leighton Hall to learn about it's remarkable history, what it was like to live or work there during the Victorian era and even a surprise Bird of Prey display. We learned about the lives of the people who lived at the hall and were given a guided tour of each of Leighton Hall's fascinating rooms, upstairs and downstairs.
Design Technology - Seasonal vegetable tart, by Mrs Gavriluk
Date: 17th Oct 2022 @ 8:25am
Class 3, planned and designed a colourful vegetable tart. Then, they made them using all the skills that had learnt from the previous lessons.
Come Dine With Me - The Desserts, by Mr McGurk
Date: 16th Oct 2022 @ 9:27am
Our Design and Technology challenge reaches its epic finale, Class 4 have been taking on the 'Come Dine with Me' challenge. Each group has researched and planned their own part of a three course meal. Working in groups, the children will prepare, make and taste their own meals. They will then be scored on appearance, smell and taste. Friday afternoon brought the finale and the desserts, each group had to come up with a recipe using pineapple. We saw everything sweet and tasty from Pinapple berry salad to a Pineapple upside down cake. Here is how they did...
Come Dine With Me - The Mains, by Mr McGurk
Date: 16th Oct 2022 @ 9:22am
Our Design and Technology work continues, Class 4 have been taking on the 'Come Dine with Me' challenge. Each group has researched and planned their own part of a three course meal. Working in groups, the children will prepare, make and taste their own meals. They will then be scored on appearance, smell and taste. Friday was the turn of the Mains, each group had to come up with a recipe using a Sausages. These ranged from Cheesy sausage on a bun to Sausage and mash with Laurence's own Yorkshire pudding recipe. Here is how they did...
Come Dine With Me - The starters!, by Mr McGurk
Date: 13th Oct 2022 @ 7:38pm
As part of our Design and Technology work, Class 4 have been taking on the 'Come Dine with Me' challenge. Each group has researched and planned their own part of a three course meal. Working in groups, the children will prepare, make and taste their own meals. They will then be scored on appearance, smell and taste. Today was the turn of the Starters, each group had to come up with a recipe using a bell pepper. Here is how they did...
Class 4 and RSPB on Warton Mires., by Mr McGurk
Date: 13th Oct 2022 @ 4:01pm
Over the last few weeks, Class 4 have been visited by Kath from the RSPB to do some work about the new Warton Mire nature reserve just outside our school. This new venture has been devised to help protect our local environment and wildlife, promote protecting our local area and to work to protect our homes and local are from flooding. Kath has included the children in asking question, generating ideas and thinking about what we can do to care for our local areas of natural beauty. We started with a visit in school and then a field trip onto the Mire itself.
Class 3, by Mrs Gavriluk
Date: 13th Oct 2022 @ 2:55pm
Here is Class 3 making seasonal fruit crumble. They picked apples and blackberries from the school field!
Class 2 Yoga Day, by Miss Hughes
Date: 7th Oct 2022 @ 4:00pm
Class 3, by Mrs Gavriluk
Date: 7th Oct 2022 @ 12:24pm
Class 3 have been learning about foods from around the world and made Japanese fruit skewers!
Class 1 Science, by Mrs Barclay
Date: 27th Sep 2022 @ 7:31pm
In science, we have been learning all about the body. We practised singing head, shoulders, knees and toes and had a go at drawing around a friend and naming the parts of the body. We can even tell you where our heart is and what it does!
We then learnt about the 5 senses, hear, taste, smell, sight and touch. We went for a sensory walk around the village, we could see different buildings including the church and we even found some lavender and rosemary to smell. We then had a little visit to the park and even found some conkers in their shells!
Class 1 DT, by Mrs Barclay
Date: 27th Sep 2022 @ 4:26pm
In DT class 1 have been learning all about fruits and vegetables. We sorted the items into fruit and vegetable categories. We then talked about how fruits have got seeds and even a cucumber is a fruit! After we sorted them, it was our favourite part - the tasting! Yum yum!
Westmorland Show 2022, by Mrs Gavriluk
Date: 9th Sep 2022 @ 3:41pm
first day!, by Mrs Barclay
Date: 5th Sep 2022 @ 3:53pm
Today was Reception's first afternoon and what a fabulous afternoon we have had. We were super busy doing lots of fun activities and making new friends. We are very excited for our first full day tomorrow!
Class 4s Maya Tile Making, by Mr McGurk
Date: 18th Jul 2022 @ 11:40am
To finish off out topic about the Maya, Class 4 have been making Maya inspired clay tiles!