Edward Enninful

As part of Black History Month, we learnt all about Edward Enninful. It was important for us as it made us realise that History doesn't have to be really far in the past, and recent history also impacts us today. Edward is amazing because he was the first black man to become Editor-in-Chief of…

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Exploring our heritage!

We have been having a wonderful time during our Identity and Diversity week. We spent time thinking about what the word 'Heritage' means and exploring our different heritages. We found out some of us moved to Manchester from different countries, some of us were born in Manchester, some of us moved…

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Save the rainforests!

As part of STEM week we learnt all about the devastating effects of deforestation.

We used art skills such as layering and overlapping through collaging as well as smudging with charcoal to create art. We hope they powerfully show the impact deforestation has on rainforests, animals and our…

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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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Iroquois Tribe

We had a great afternoon learning all about the Iroquois Tribe as part of our Road Trip USA topic. We spent time listening to some traditional Native American music. We thought about the meanings behind them, what we liked and what we didn't like. We also compared it to modern music today. We then…

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Royal Tea Party

In Year 1 we are starting a new topic called Bright Lights, Big City where we will be learning all about London. We began our topic by learning all about our Queen and having a royal tea party. At royal tea parties you have to dress smartly so we came in our best outfits!  We had a special visit…

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Trojan horse

Over the last couple of weeks, Year 3 have been working on recreating the Trojan horse. We used our DT skills to design and make a jinx frame with wheel axels. Then we used a net to create the cube to hold the horse. After that we used the hot glue gun to strengthen the jinx frame. They turned out…

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Year 5 visit from Father Kevin

Father Kevin visited Year 5 this morning to share his experience of meeting Chris Lubbe, who was Nelson Mandela's bodyguard, as this links to our topic of Apartheid in South Africa He shared Chris Lubbe's life story with us, and then we discussed our opinions and feelings towards the events in…

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Investigating a Mexican/Mayan diet

In Year 6 we made some food using ingredients that the ancient Mayans used in their cooking (and Mexicans today). We selected the equipment needed and used utensils with care. We also. worked together to follow instructions on recipe cards.

Our great teamwork resulted in some very tasty dishes,…

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Dunham Massey Trip

Year 1 went on a very exciting trip to Dunham Massey as part of our Enchanted Woodland topic.  Despite the extremely cold weather, we all had a fantastic time! We took part in a range of activities exploring more of the woodland and autumn season. We enjoyed: pond dipping, look at animal habitats,…

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Year 6's Ancient Greek Day Out

Year 6 enjoyed a fantastic day at Manchester City Art Gallery and Manchester Central Library participating in lots of interactive learning activities about Greek gods and myths. 

 

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Castle Designers

Year Two visited Skipton Castle and looked at other castles in the U.K. They then put their designer hats on and created their own castles using DT skills of cutting, measuring and using tools safely. They had to think about how to make their castle defences very strong. There were some very…

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