Year 4 had a fantastic term last half term and earned our treat of baking! 

We linked it to our topic of USA Road Trip as well as Shrove Tuesday. As a result, we made delicious American style pancakes from scratch! 

We had to measure out all our ingredients and work as a team. It was so much…

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The Mystery of Incarnation

We learnt about The Mystery of incarnationand that it means Jesus is truly human and truly God. 

We looked at some artwork which showed this. We thought about how the artist showed Jesus as God but also as a human. We also discussed what we liked and didn't like about them. 

We used these…

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Beaker pottery

In Year 3, we have been learning about the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age. This week, we made beaker pots from clay. First, we looked at Bronze Age beakers and used the images to design our own. Year 3 then used a variety of tools, such as tooth picks and match sticks, to make the patterns on…

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It's been another creative (and noisy!) day in Year 4. We have been busy making panflutes from plastic barrier pipes. We've had to use maths skills for measuring and DT skills for sawing. Not only that, but we've had to combine it with our knowledge of sound and what we discovered about pitch from…

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USA Landmarks - final pieces

Here are our final pieces!! We are so proud of them. Can you recognise anywhere? We've got Mount Rushmore, The Golden Gate Bridge, the White House, Yellowstone National Park, Niagra Falls, Hoover Dam, The Statue of Liberty, Route 66, The Grand Canyon, The Empire State Building and the Hollywood…

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USA Landmarks - The making

We have had a very busy day in Year 4 putting our art and DT skills to work. We designed and turned shoeboxes into amazing landmarks from the USA linking to our topic of Road Trip USA. We have measured, cut, used saws and glue guns, done sewing, used a whole range of resources and different paint…

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As part of our topic 'Bright Lights, Big City' we made some London taxis. We started exploring toys with wheels and looking at their parts. We then experimented with different ways of fixing the axle and chasis. From our testing we came up with a design criteria and made our own taxis. Finally we…

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In Year 1 we have been learning about different materials and their properties. We used our sense of touch to test the properties of some materials, whether they changed in our hands and whether their properties changed when mixed with another material. 

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Year 1 went to visit St Francis church to have an explore and see what signs and symbols we could find. We learnt about what things were called and what they are for. We then used this knowledge to create our own churches back in class. We worked as part of a team with a special job, just like our…

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Basketball bonus

During P.E this term we have focused on Basketball which has been very popular with the pupils. So much so that it was very difficult for us to chose only 30 children to represent the school in various basketball competitions. The children have been non stop practicing at break and lunch times…

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Swimming Success - History Makers

Well done to our swimming squad who took part in the Central and East Manchester Swimming Gala.

The boys worked hard and really enjoyed the competition and experience.

The girls have made St. Francis history by winning the whole competition!! The girls team are now going to the…

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Guest Blogger - Mimi

Mimi is a prolific reader and loves a wide range of books. She has recently started to enjoy magical books and loved the Wizards of Once books by Cressida Cowell. She most recently read A Pinch of Magic by Michelle Harrison and wrote a book review .Here it is!

'There are three Widdershin…

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