A Beastly visit

Year 5 and 6 were really lucky to have a visit from the fabulous Jack Meggitt Phillips, the author of  The Beast and the Bethany. This book is Jack's first book and he has just finished the final draft of the follow-up book - Revenge of the Beast. We are looking forward to getting our hands on a…

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Year 6 Zooming !

Year 6 embraced new ways of communicating this afternoon when they took part in a Zoom meeting  with Mrs Illidge from St Peters and all the other link Primaries.We usually have a jam packed program of transition to St Peter's with many visits  while in Y5 and 6. This will obviously be a little…

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Year 2 planning a story

We have just introduced a new approach to writing through school. It is called The Wtite Stuff and we were very luck to have three weeks of our writing lessons led by Mrs C - the clever lady who created it. We planned our own stories linked to a short film called Feast about a stray dog who gets…

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The Lost Words

We used watercolours to create paintings of the animals and plants in this beautiful book. We thought about the nature all around us and realised how important it is to look after our amazing world.

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Black History Poetry Workshop

Year 6 were very lucky to be selected to join Manchester poet and rapper Donavan Christopher for an online poetry filled session to celebrate National Poetry Day and to launch Black History Month.

The session included a reading of the poem The Undefeated  by Kwame Alexander and Kadir Nelson,…

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Toosie Slide

Miss Saxon set all the staff a challenge - learn how to do the Toosie Slide! 

How do you think we all did?


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PE Challenges

Hello everyone

Mrs Jagger Smith here.
It’s so lovely to see you all keeping safe and working hard.
We’ve been keeping an eye on your exercise through your Dojo updates and noticed lots of you: going for daily walks, bike/scooter rides, doing Joe Wicks and lots of other lovely things. Well…

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Developing your child's independence - Life skills

Here are some great ideas for developing your child's independence at home.


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Online Safety advice for parents

Here is some very useful information including website links for you regarding Online safety

Where can I go to get support to help keep my child safe online?

There is a lot of support available to keep your child safe online. Below are some useful links to help parents and carers:

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Class Dojo Information

What parents can expect from the St. Francis Teaching Team in the coming weeks.


As always, the staff at St. Francis will work as a team to support and guide your child’s learning.

This will be a different way of working for us all.


We will use Class Dojo to keep in touch about…

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Advice for parents - Learning at home

Some advice from Healthy School to help you with structuring your day


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