Summer Term 2 2013-14

Year 5 took a trip to Tesco as part of the 'from Farm to Fork' initiative. Whilst there, they looked at the various types of fruit imported to England from Brazil.

In Tuesday assemblies this half term, Rev Gill Page is introducing a different religion and culture to us. Amazing how much information can be stored in one box! This week's religion was Christianity

Year 5 have been studying Brazil in their topic work. That culminated in a Brazil day, where the children could wear Brazil-themed outfits. They also made Carnival masks and tried out lots of different Brazillian treats.

Year 6 attended a Leavers Service at Bolton Parish Church, along with other Year 6s from the local area. Some of our children performed a drama on Mary Magdalene's reaction to Jesus' resurrection from the tomb.

This week's RE Assembly, hosted by Rev Gill Page, dealt with Islam.

Year 5 have enjoyed making rainforests out of recycled junk! Here are some of the results.

As part of the Hand on Heart training, pupils across school learnt some basic first aid techniques, and staff were trained on how to use the defibrillator. Completing this training makes us a 'Heart Safe' School!

This week has seen Sports Days for EYFS, Key Stage 1 and 2. Well done to all the children who took part in such a sporting manner, and thanks to everyone who came to support. Special thanks to the weather for not forcing any rearrangements!

A small group of Year 4 and 5 children attended the 2014 Children's Book Festival at Manchester Metropolitan University. With the focus on multiculturalism and diversity, they learnt to speak some Chinese, how to use chopsticks, debated the topic of immigration and took part in a Djemba drum workshop!

As part of the area's World War I centenary events, we have designed a banner for the bandstand, which will be displayed during the Poppy Parade.

Year 2 have been starting their Computer Science learning with some simple programming apps. Here they were programming fish to swim correctly.

This morning we had a very special visitor in the allotments...! Shh! We think he's sleeping.

All year, Year 5 have been learning either Cornet or Clarinet with their MAPAS teachers. Following a spectacular performance at the Lowry theatre, they performed for the whole school and some parents.

Learning about Life Cycles, Year 2 hosted some caterpillars in their classroom, and watched as they developed through the stages. Yesterday, they released the butterflies into the wild.

Congratulations to our Year 5 football team for their efforts in the Year 5 Worsley Cup, held at St. Paul's.

Hello, hello, hello! We had a little visit from the Police this morning.

A big well done to our guitarists, and drummers who put on a great assembly this morning as part of Music Week.

Job Week is here again, and thistime we have started things off with visits from the Royal Air Force and Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Some of our Year 6 children enjoyed a great day out at Chill Factore.

Year 1 enjoyed their day trip to Eureka! the National Children's Museuem.

Well done to everyone who took part in the Sponsored Getting Dressed Obstacle race, in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Congratulations to our Eco Team and School Council who won £400 in the Neovia competition.

Mrs Blears and Mrs Hills have been hard at work on their next Christian value display. "Forgiveness" is now up in the hall for all to see!

Year 6 had a week of team building exercises and outdoor pursuits at Kingswood.

Year 5 enjoyed their stay at Robinwood, where they took part in lots of activities; climbing, bouldering, archery and plenty more!

Early Years took a trip to Blackpool Zoo where they met lots of animals.