Image of Year 5 English Journey To The River Sea
15 May

Year 5 English Journey To The River Sea

Today in our English lesson we discussed the Amazon rainforest setting from our class novel, Journey To The River Sea. The children then listened to Miss Lawson write her version of the setting.

Image of Year 5 PSHE  Rosa Parks Story
15 May

Year 5 PSHE Rosa Parks Story

The children looked at discrimination within our PSHE . They watched a clip and discussed how the children felt then they read the story of Rosa Parks. Afterwards they looked at how to treat people with respect.

Image of Year 2 - Fire Safety Visit
15 May

Year 2 - Fire Safety Visit

Today we had a visit from Darwen Fire Brigade. They taught us all about how to stay safe around fires and how it's important to have a get out plan at home.

Image of Year 2 Fire Plan Reenactment
15 May

Year 2 Fire Plan Reenactment

Year 2 acted out what they had learned about a fire plan at home.

Image of Reception Music: Musical Patterns.
15 May

Reception Music: Musical Patterns.

In Music, Reception have been making musical patterns by playing a drum and tambourine in different ways (tapping, shaking, banging and scratching in a particular order). They have also used their listening skills to identify how an instrument is played without looking!

Image of Reception RE Lesson learning about The Mosque.
15 May

Reception RE Lesson learning about The Mosque.

In Reception, we have continued our RE topic on Special Places. This week we were learning about The Mosque. Ms Dalal, Mrs Patel and Sohail from Year 6 answered many questions and showed us how they pray using a special counter. We were impressed that many children, including Sohail, go to The Mosque every day to learn the Quran. We were told that the boys and girls go in separate rooms and everyone takes off their shoes to show respect.

Image of Nursery Class - PSED - Can You Dress The Pirates?
14 May

Nursery Class - PSED - Can You Dress The Pirates?

Nursery Class have been exploring all about pirates this week. The children were tasked with choosing some clothing and dressing the pirates. We spoke about the name of the item of clothing and where on the body it would go.

Image of Year 5  Science Life Cycle of a Bird
14 May

Year 5 Science Life Cycle of a Bird

Today in our Science lesson we have been learning about the life cycle of a bird and the parts of an egg.

Image of Year 5 PE Javelin
14 May

Year 5 PE Javelin

In our PE lesson we looked at the technique needed to throw a ball. Then the children had to use that technique to throw a javelin.

Image of Reception Class - Introducing the Bee Bots
14 May

Reception Class - Introducing the Bee Bots

Today in Reception the children have been programming the Bee Bots to follow an instruction, referring back to the arrows we learned about last week. The children had retained the names of the arrows, along with being able to correctly identify left and right. They could navigate the Bee Bot to fllow the directions of the arrow, explaining what was happening.

Image of Year 1 P.E - Throwing and Catching.
14 May

Year 1 P.E - Throwing and Catching.

Year 1 enjoyed P.E outside this week. During this lesson they learned how to throw a short distance under arm and a longer distance using an overarm technique.

Image of Year 1 Maths - FInding a 1/4 of a Shape.
14 May

Year 1 Maths - FInding a 1/4 of a Shape.

Year 1 talked about how to cut sandwiches into quarters. We used paper templates to help us look closely at each alternative. Then, we prepared jam sandwiches for our classroom picnic, making sure that every sandwich was an equal quarter.