Debate on Education

Year 6 are working towards writing a balanced argument, using our class novel Trash as a stimulus. Today we had a debate on whether the children in our book should go to school for an education or continue to work on the dumpsite. There were some excellent points made and some children were…

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Dealing with Anger

This week, we have been looking at a book called 'Ravi's Roar' in our English lessons. In the book, lots of things happen that make Ravi feel angry, and eventually, he got so mad that he turned into a tiger! When he was a tiger, he started to behave in a negative way and upset those around him. We…

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Working with Global Action Plan Charity to support the homeless

The boys working hard to sort through donations for Manchester homeless group. Incredibly proud of what this group have achieved! 

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People We Trust

This week in PSHE we looked at secrets. We talked about how some secrets are good, such as an exciting, surprise birthday present. However, some secrets can be 'worry secrets'. These are things that we may tell others, or others may share with us, that make us feel worried or scared. For example,…

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Solve it together!

This week in PSHE we looked at the qualities of a good friend, what makes a good friendship and how we can solve conflict to find a solution everyone is happy with.  We discussed how working together can result in a win-win situation for all involved.  We revisited the 'solve it together'…

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Roles and responsibilities

We started our new jigsaw puzzle today in PSHE; Relationships.  The 'connect us' part of the lesson was so funny and a real challenge; we had to mime an everyday action but when the person next to us asked us 'hello, what are you doing?' we had to answer with a different action but still miming…

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PSHE - Mental Health

This week, we started our new PSHE Jigsaw topic 'Relationships'. This first lesson focussed on what is actually meant by mental health and the challenges and support that surround this topic. We began with a little game in which to highlight some of the issues with mental health such as: people…

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A Balanced Diet

This week in PSHE, we have been learning about the importance of a balanced diet.  We learned that in order to be healthy, we need to eat the right amount of food from each food group. Most of the food we eat shout be fruit, veg, and carbohydrates, and the smallest part of our diet should be…

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Healthy or unhealthy?

We've been enjoying the first couple of lessons in our new PSHE unit, Healthy Me.  This week we thought about foods that were healthy and unhealthy and we discussed why as a class, it prompted lots of great questions and sharing of ideas.  We discussed why certain foods could be healthy or…

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Healthy Me

This half term, our focus in PSHE is healthy me. We spoke about why it is important to be healthy, and we looked at the things we need to do in order to stay healthy, such as eating a balanced diet, drinking water, resting, getting sleep, exercising etc. Then we listened to a scenario from Jigsaw…

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Supertato!

We loved exploring the book 'Supertato!'. We made our own supertato using different materials. On the country road, we made an obstacle course to help the veggies escape the evil pea! This was a fun activity that helped us develop our movement, balancing and jumping skills. 

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PSHCE - presenting our Gardens to the class

After three weeks of teamwork to plan, create and design our gardens, this morning we presented them to the rest of the class.  The groups spoke about who their garden was for and what they included to make sure their gardens met the needs of the people they designed them for.  The children were…

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