Egg experiment

In Science, we learnt about tooth decay and how we can look after our teeth; preventing plaque. We decided to look at a variety of drinks and the effect they can have on our teeth. To test this we measured out each liquid and put an egg in a cup with it. We are going to wait 24 hours to see…

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Brazil Workshop

Today year 1 have enjoyed a fantastic workshop all about Brazil! They have learnt all about the rainforest animals and the different layers of the rainforest. They learnt and performed two songs. They then learnt about how Brazil was founded and did some story telling. In the afternoon they looked…

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Our Library Visit

In our weekly visit to the library, we explored new books that had arrived. We spent some time reading and then we read a chapter out of a new book that had arrived from our author of the month- Marcus Rashford, who we are a big fan of! The book was called 'Breakfast Club' and after reading…

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Iron Age Jewellery

We looked at Iron Age jewellery and how they were designed. We explored different patterns they used and a variety of jewellery they wore such as the torc. We designed our own jewellery on paper first to gather ideas. We used modelling clay to create our jewellery and used different equipment…

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Our Visit to Blackpool!

Today we went on a trip to Blackpool as part of our topic 'Coastline'. When we arrived in Blackpool we visited the RNLI centre. We learned all about how to stay safe at sea, got to see the rescue boats and got to see all the equipment the RNLI volunteers need! The coastguard also paid us a visit,…

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Adverts from the 1800s

In our history lessons this week, we have been looking at adverts from the 1800s and making comparisons with modern day adverts. It helped deepen our view of the industrial revolution as we saw that it wasn't just cotton mills and factories that were creating products - there was also a thriving…

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The Passover

One of the festivals we have celebrated and learnt about was The Passover. We looked at Moses' role in the story. We discussed our opinions on the story, before getting into groups to act the story of the Passover out. Some of us pretend to be different plagues, such as frogs and being…

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Teamwork in PE

We carried on participating in activities surrounding Outdoor Adventurous Activities. We worked in teams to try and move multiple hoops from the ground to our knees without using our hands, focusing on our communication and team work skills. We then worked in different groups in a race. We had…

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Printing Coastal Features

In topic, we have been looking at human and physical features of a coastline. Today, we recapped these and used printing to create a coastal picture. We first designed a stamp on a piece of card, and then we used a glue gun to make them '3D'. Next, we used watercolor to make a background of sand,…

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Handball at Manchester College

The children in Year 6 were invited to play in a handball tournament at a newly built facility at Manchester College. The children played games and worked on skills under the guidance of some college coaches, who were very impressed with our class! There were some fiercely fought games and…

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Testing Parachutes

We learnt about air resistance and how this affects falling objects. In groups, we chose from a range of materials to create a parachute. The aim of this was to create a parachute which would create enough air resistance to slow our parachute down so our egg wouldn't break when it landed. Some…

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Cycling in the sunshine!

Another super session of cycling today!  We had a fantastic time cycling in the sunshine; some of us who can't ride yet practised balancing with the balance bikes and some of us who are able to cycle, rode around on the pedal bikes.  Craig taught us how to use the brakes properly and how to ride…

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