Year 3 Archaeological dig for rocks & fossils

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Year 3 Archaeological dig for rocks & fossils

This half term Year 3 have been investigating Rocks and Fossils as part of their Science lessons.

Over the last few weeks we have delved into the world of stones, fossils and soils, looking at the impact of how these different materials are…

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Our 'Marvellous Me Topic' Memorable Experience

For our ‘Marvellous Me’ topic this term we have had a very special visitor from Bolton Museum come to visit us at school. We were able to take part in a very exciting workshop that was full of old Victorian toys.

We could not believe how different Victorian toys were to today’s toys. We spent…

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Year 5 Anglo-Saxon Experience Morning

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Year 5 Anglo-Saxon Experience:

On Thursday 24th May our pupils were visited by a couple of guests who had travelled through the mists of time to host an Anglo-Saxon experience. Our pupils explored a time when England was divided into several, smaller kingdoms, each one thinking itself better…
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Year 1 Attend the Royal Wedding!

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Year 1 arrived in school on Friday 18th May 2018 to celebrate the Royal wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle! 


The children wore their best outfits as they knew they needed to be the best wedding guests at the party! Look how smart we all looked!


We enjoyed eating a special…

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Year 1 Visit from a Spaceman!

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Year 1 received a visit from a spaceman!

The spaceman arrived to much excitement and quickly got to know the children’s names. He introduced himself and told the children exciting stories about his space adventures and answered questions about his job as an astronaut. He talked about other…

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Reception Visit the Farm

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Smithills Farm

Reception were very excited as they set off on the caoch to the farm. We talked about the cars we saw and even played I-Spy.


When we go to the farm we had to listen to the safety instructions and then we went to feed the animals. We overcame our fears and helped…
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Space Fact Files

Our topic this term is ‘The Journey to the Unknown ‘and this week we have been learning about The Solar System. The children have been information detectives and have gathered lots of interesting facts about Space. This week the children have created a bank of information to support them in…

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Year 2 Memorable Experience

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Would you like to travel into the unkonwn? 

In this fascinating topic we will become explorers and discover places like Space, the desert and The Amazon Rainforest. 

We began our topic with the Mysterious Traveller by Mal Peet. As a class we explored a significant picture, discussed the…

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Year 1 - Alien Invasion!

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Year 1 returned to school after the Easter holidays to find this mess! We spent so much time exploring and tidying (!) the mess which had been left.


Our pupils came together to think about what could have happened and more importantly who had caused this catastrophe! There were…

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All Creatures Great and Small

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Dinosaur Bones Found at School

On Monday Blue Tang became paleontologists and found dinosaur bones in the sand area.
We wrote newspaper reports about the bones to let everyone knew the news. We discussed where they might have come from and what the different bones are. We read…
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Year 1 and the Beanstalk!

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During Spring term Year 1 have been finding out about plants. We explored our school grounds and found out the names of common flowers and trees. We thought about which plants and trees we have in our own gardens.


We read stories about plants including Jack and the Beanstalk! We really…
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Year 1 Life Cycle of a Chicken!

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Year 1 had the pleasure of looking after and caring for a little batch of eggs for two weeks! The eggs arrived one morning and we were very excited. The pupils help to set up the enclosure which the chicks would live in. Then we waited excitedly for our eggs to hatch!


The first crack in…
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