Make you feel my love

We started our new music unit today, pop ballads. We listened to and appraised the song 'Make you feel my love by Bob Dylan, sung by Adele. We thought about if we liked the song, what we could hear such as vocals, instruments and the tempo, the style of music and what classified it as a pop…

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Mi barba tiene tres pelos!

In Spanish today we learned a Spanish tongue twister rhyme. We had great fun performing as fast as we could for the class! 

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An introduction to Traders and Raiders

Today we were introduced to our new topic Traders and Raiders which is all about the Anglo Saxons, the Scots and The Vikings. We looked at the timeline from the Roman Empire leaving Britain to the death of Edward the confessor. We made little models of Picts, Scots, Saxons, Jutes, Angles, Vikings…

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Christmas Film

What a cosy way to end the term!! Well done Year 5 for such super behaviour this half term.

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Water colour Christmas cards

Today we used water colour techniques to create our beautiful Christmas cards. We also created some lovely bauble paintings. We had to think about colouring mixing as well as brush techniques. 

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Spanish - What is your name?

Today we carried on our Spanish conversation by learning how to ask what someone's name is and to be able to respond with my name is......

We looked at the use of the accent in a word and the punctuation of a question in Spanish with two question marks around the sentence. Once we were…

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Classroom Jazz

Today in Year 5, there was a chilled vibe in class as we started our new music unit on Jazz. We listened to The Three Note Bossa by Ian Gray and found the pulse of the song. Then we apraised the piece of music thinking about what we could hear, what the style of music was and how the song had been…

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European School Sport Day 2021

On Friday 24th September, we joined thousands of schools across Europe to take part in 120 minutes of exercise throughout the school day. Our day was kicked off with a Wake and Shake in the school playground, followed by a whole school active assembly in the hall.  We were very lucky to have…

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On the first day back at school, Year 5 had an amazing opportunity to try a new activity called DrumFit.  The class were the first class to reach our 'Travel to Tokyo' target back in July and as a result they were awarded a free session to try something new.  The session was so much fun as you can…

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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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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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Guest Blogger Amber Louise - Lacrosse

Blog written by Amber-Louise

On Monday 18th November, eight pupils from St. Francis went to the Manchester Schools Lacrosse competition. With only two practices I think we did amazing!

Our first game was against Withington Girls School (whole have won for the last two years).  During the…

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