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Year 1 – Geography Autumn 1

Year 1 – Geography Autumn 1

Over Autumn 1, we have been learning about our local area. We have learnt about different types of houses, human and physical features in our environment and how to read and use maps. We went on a walk around our local area to make observations to help us create a 3D...

Year 1 – History Autumn 2

Year 1 – History Autumn 2

This week we started our new History unit 'Why is London Burning?' The children have started learning about the Great Fire of London and have produced some fantastic artwork to show the event.

Year 1 Maths – Autumn 1 (place value within 10)

Year 1 Maths – Autumn 1 (place value within 10)

Over the last couple of weeks in maths, we have been learning about place value within 10. We have been practicing counting forwards and backwards from any number, finding one more and one less and comparing numbers. Here are some of our amazing mathematicians...

Year 1 Party

Year 1 Party

Year 1 have enjoyed their end of year party. We played lots of games, had a buffet and took part in a quiz. The children said, "I loved playing musical statues and Just Dance", "I loved the party food!" and "I loved inventing our own game, musical pencils!"....

Pan in the Park

Pan in the Park

The pupils who attend Dane Bank steel band club represented the school at Pan in Park. They did themselves, the school and the steel band teacher very proud.      

Foundation Sports/Fun Morning

Foundation Sports/Fun Morning

We've had a lovely time enjoying the sunshine and having fun on our sports morning! All the children took part and were able to show case the skills they have been learning which Christiano, the Early Years P.E Coach, has been teaching them. Well done everyone!...

Bring your dog to work day

Bring your dog to work day

We have had 2 very exciting visitors today in class. Mrs Wilson's dog Nellie came in and then we had an extra surprise when Willow came in for a quick visit to see everyone.

Cafe Enterprise Project!

Cafe Enterprise Project!

Whilst many of the Year 5 and 6 children were on a residential trip to Robinwood, some very lucky children were involved in a Cafe enterprise project with Mrs Bridge! Amazingly, the children created/made every cake, decoration and advertisement for the project. As...

Baby Rabbits Visit Foundation

Baby Rabbits Visit Foundation

This week three baby rabbits arrived in the Foundation Unit. We have been learning about how to care for them. We've already discovered that they love eating apples and radishes. We have had lots of opportunities for cuddles!

Being Creative with Wool

Being Creative with Wool

This week the children have been learning to weave and make pom poms with wool. This is helping them to improve their fine motor skills and hand-eye co-ordination. They have had lots of fun learning this new skill.

Year 1 – Jack and the Beanstalk

Year 1 – Jack and the Beanstalk

The children have been planting beans as part of their Science lessons. They will be observing them grow under different conditions. They have also painted their own magic bean and wrote questions on the back of them related to our English unit around 'Jack and the...

Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Everyone in Year 2 had a wonderful afternoon at the Teddy Bear's Picnic! We are so happy the SATs are over so we decided to celebrate with a party!       

D&T project: making purses

D&T project: making purses

After the visit to the Hat Works, year 2 decided to use their piece of felt that they had made to make a purse. The children spent lots of time designing, making and evaluating their purse. They all worked incredibly hard and the purses look outstandingly good!...

Year 1 Topic Work

Year 1 Topic Work

Year 1 have been learning about where different animals live around the world. The children worked in pairs to recreate an animal habitat. They made African deserts, The Great Barrier Reef and The Amazon Rainforest.  

Drama Club SFX Makeup

Drama Club SFX Makeup

Drama Club have been having plenty of fun this term exploring the different areas of the drama discipline! This week they tried out some SFX Makeup, learning how industry professionals create injuries such as cuts and bruises for theatre and television! The children...

Friday Certificates

Friday Certificates

A huge well done to all of our certificate winners this week! Also to the wonderful year 6 who have worked incredibly hard during SATs week!

Year 4 Victorian Trip

Year 4 Victorian Trip

Year 4 enjoyed a super trip to Clayton Hall to learn what it would have been like to be a servant during the Victorian times. They dressed up, tried various activities and asked lots of great questions to improve their knowledge.

Trip to the Hat Works

Trip to the Hat Works

Year 2 had a very exciting trip to the hat works at the start of the half term. They were able to make their own piece of felt and find out about the hat industry in Stockport.