Blogs

Disaster at Tesco!10/07/20175SWLast week there was a disaster at Tesco!  There was an accident in one of the lorries and some of the products got...
Final Kiwi Club Assembly10/07/2017Kiwi ClubOn Friday 7th July, we had our last Kiwi assembly of the year. It was a fantastic assembly and we loved hearing about...
Measuring Angles29/06/20175SW5SW worked extremely hard this morning learning how to accurately measure angles.   In groups they had to measure...
Teddy Bears' Picnic27/06/2017Year 1Year 1 News We had a fantastic time at our Teddy Bears Picnic. Thank you to for coming and joining in the fun!' ...
The Chestnut Centre24/06/2017Kiwi ClubToday was our final Kiwi trip. We travelled on the school mini bus to the Chestnut Centre in the Peak District.  ...
Handball23/06/20174AR/HSYesterday, the children had a fantastic PE lesson learning how to play handball. Excellent team work everyone! ...
Pure Gym Debdale18/06/20175SWBefore the holidays 5SW had some special visitors from Pure Gym Debdale Park. Children took part in some HIIT trainin...
Animal Intuition18/06/2017Year 5Whilst continuing to learn about Sir Ranulph Fiennes and his travels, Year 5 have learnt about life cycles of different ...
Classic Car Show23/05/2017Kiwi ClubOn Saturday 20th May, the Kiwi children travelled on the school minibus to Glossop. They visited the annual classic car ...
'The Queen's Knickers'!23/05/2017Year 1Year 1 have been reading the 'Queen's Knickers'. We recieved a letter from HRH stating that her knickers had been sto...
Mission update!17/05/20174 AR/HS*** Year 4AR/HS Mission Update!*** For this week's mission, the children had to use their stealth and agility to cross ...
Lunch time coding!15/05/2017Code Club  Check out these photos from our lunch time Code Club. The children love using the laptops to create sequence...
Heaton Park and Paint a Pot13/05/2017Kiwi Club  The Kiwi children have been out and about today. They visited Emily's Paint a Pot in Prestwich. The chil...
Coming soon...a brand new mud kitchen!11/05/2017NurserySomething very exciting is happening in our Nursery this week! Our outdoor area is having a makeover with a brand ne...
Summer Kiwi Club02/05/2017Kiwi ClubSAY HELLO TO OUR NEW SUMMER KIWI CHILDREN.   During the summer term the children from year 4 will be our new...
Science Week with REC CM04/04/2017Reception CMReception had a very exciting time taking part in 'science week'. The theme was 'change' and the children took part in a...
EYFS Homework Treat04/04/2017Reception CM At the end of Autumn 2 the homework points were added up and Reception CM won the homework treat/trip for EYFS.&nb...
Easter Stay & Play04/04/2017Reception CMOn Thursday 30th March 2017 Reception CM had an Easter Stay and Play session in class. Parents/Carers were invited ...
Mothers' Day Massage04/04/20172CLYear 2CL treated their mummies, nanas and aunties to a special Mother’s Day Massage. Miss Lyons read ‘Guess ...
Andrew the Animal Man 04/04/2017Year 4Year 4 were lucky enough to receive a visit from Andrew the Animal Man and his amazing collection of pets. We all took t...
Growing crystals!04/04/2017Year 4 In the run up to Science Week we asked pupils in Year 4 what they would like to learn about or try that they hadn&rsqu...
Teeth!04/04/2017Year 4 The year 4 focus for Science Week was ‘Animals including humans’ and as part of this topic we learned lots...
Science Week with Year 124/03/2017Year 1Year 1 have been looking at Everyday Materials for Science week. We made houses for the three little pigs. I've also att...
Science Week with Year 324/03/2017Year 3Year 3 enjoyed our 'Light and Shadow' Science Week topic - particularly when we got to draw around our shadows on the pl...
Science Week boat races24/03/2017Year 1During Science Week, year 1 learnt all about materials. We made our own boats and held a boat race. ...
Liverpool22/03/2017Kiwi ClubFinal Kiwi Trip   It was very wet and windy on Saturday when the Kiwi children travelled to Liverpool for ...
Teamwork!15/03/2017Reception CMThe children in reception CM have been learning about working together as a team. Some children built a train track toge...
Paradise Island Crazy Golf13/03/2017Kiwi ClubThe Kiwis were out and about in the Wise Owl Trust mini bus on Saturday. They travelled to the Trafford Centre...
Explosive 5SW update!13/03/20175SWAfter creating our own volcanoes last half term, we conducted our very own experiment to make them erupt!  In some...
Mission 5 complete!11/03/20174 AR/HSYear 4AR/AH completed Mission 5, yesterday.  Our teams of Viking explorers had to navigate through a treacherous f...
World Book Day11/03/2017Whole School We celebrated World Book Day with a theme of magic . Children took part in their very own magical lessons and came to...
World Book Day with Reception CM09/03/2017Reception CMOn Thursday 2nd March reception CM took part in world book day. The school theme was 'magic' and the children dress...
'Frankie & Benny's'04/03/2017Kiwi ClubOn Wednesday evening the Kiwi children travelled into Manchester for a shopping spree in Primark. This was followed by a...
A 'magical' World Book Day!02/03/20175SW5SW have taken part in many magical activities part of World Book day, creating potions and helping Harry Potter increas...
Volcanoes15/02/20175SW Year 5SW have been learning all about volcanoes, particularly Mount Vesuvius which was home to Spartacus after he esca...
Steam Train12/02/2017Kiwi ClubIt was a really cold day on Saturday but that did not stop the Kiwi children from having fun. They travelled to Bury for...
Properties of Materials10/02/20175SWY5SW have been completing lots of different science experiments this week and have been learning about properties and th...
Maths to raise money for the NSPCC08/02/20171HTOn Friday 1HT enjoyed completing lots of fun maths activities to help raise money for the NSPCC. We grouped shapes, play...
Nursery Stay & Play for Chinese New Year07/02/2017NurseryNursery had lots of fun last week at our stay and play celebrating Chinese New Year. We tasted Chinese food; all the chi...
Teamwork!06/02/2017Reception JJToday the children learned about working together as a team. We listened to a story about working together then had a go...
Kiwi celebration assembly03/02/2017Kiwi ClubOn Friday 27th January six year 5 children celebrated their time as Kiwis with an assembly, which they wrote themselves....
Meeting 'Steele'!03/02/2017Kiwi ClubWhat a fantastic Friday!!!!     On Friday afternoon the kiwi children were invited to Hough End mounte...
The Unexpected Visitor!31/01/2017Reception JJThis week we had an unexpected visitor in our class. We heard a knock at the door and found a penguin all alone. After s...
It's time for a new Kiwi Club!29/01/2017Kiwi ClubIts time for a new Kiwi Club. During the next few weeks children from years 5 and 6 will be our new Kiwis.  Thei...
Chinese New Year Stay and Play29/01/2017Reception JJWe had a wonderful stay and play to celebrate Chinese New Year. Lots of parents joined in many interesting cultural acti...
Our first large apparatus P.E. lesson!29/01/2017Reception JJThis week reception JJ had their first PE lesson using the large apparatus. The children loved exploring movement throug...
Celebrating Chinese New Year29/01/2017Reception CMOn Friday 27th January reception CM celebrated Chinese New Year by have a 'stay and play' session with the parents. Chil...
Burn's Day29/01/20172CLBurns' Day - 25th January On Burns' Day, Y2CL found out all about Robert Burns. He was a famous Scottish poet. We lis...
'The Tortoise Shell'27/01/20175AC5AC using the roman shields they made in a roman battle man-oeuvre called The Tortoise Shell'! ...
French Alphabet Song27/01/20175AC...
Top secret COJO mission!27/01/20175SW5SW used their shields to complete a top secret COJO mission. It was a bit cold but everyone persevered!  They had...
Google Expeditions20/01/2017KS 1 & 2 Years 1 - 6 have had an action packed day and have travelled the world and beyond! Old Hall Drive Academy were extr...
Viking longboats19/01/2017Year 4 Year 4 have been learning about Vikings and all about long boats, have a look at their 3D models of Viking longboats m...
'Mad Science'18/01/2017Year 4Year 4 had a very exciting visitor last week, after an exciting 'Mad Science' assembly the fun continued into the classr...
Gladiator armour18/01/20175SWIn 5SW we have continued to learn about Spartacus and his life as a gladiator.  We have learnt about a gladiators ...
Kiwis visit Media City!14/01/2017Kiwi ClubWOW!!! WHAT A SATURDAY.   For their final trip the Kiwi's travelled to Media City and went on a CBBC IN...
Spartacus!10/01/20175SW5SW had a kick start to the new term learning about Spartacus! On Wednesday morning we took part in a gladiator fitness ...
Nursery Rhyme Nativity24/12/2016NurseryWell done to all the nursery children who have taken part in their Christmas Nativity 'Nursery Rhyme Nativity'. The chil...
Antz in your Pantz19/12/2016Kiwi ClubOn Saturday 17th December  the Kiwi children went on their 4 th trip to Antz in your Pantz in Timperley. They ...
Kiwi Club visit the Christmas Markets15/12/2016Kiwi ClubOn Wednesday evening the Kiwi Club children visited the Christmas Markets. They were in a festive mood as they ...
Nursery Christmas Stay & Play15/12/2016Nursery Thank you to everyone who helped make the Nursery stay and play a huge success. The children loved taking part in the ...
Decorating the Christmas trees07/12/2016NurseryThank you to all of the children who brought in a decoration from home to decorate our school Christmas trees. The child...
Mission 6: Building Shelters07/12/20164 AR/HSMission 6: The children have now reached a nearby village and had to build shelters to protect themselves from an oncomi...
Pottery Painting07/12/2016Kiwi ClubThe Kiwi children have been on their travels again. On Saturday 3rd December they visited Brookside Pottery in ...
Dressing the Tree07/12/2016ReceptionCheck out the pictures of the Reception JJ and Reception EJ children decorating the Christmas tree. Thank you for sendin...
Tree Decorating with Year One07/12/2016Year 1Year 1 had a great time decorating the Key Stage 1 Christmas tree. The children did a wonderful job! ...
Academy Trust Councillors30/11/2016School CouncilOn Thursday 24th November the school council went to visit Briscoe Lane Academy. We met with the school councils from Br...
Wild Road Show30/11/2016Year 3Things were getting a bit creepy last week in year 3. The children were visited by the Wild Road Show which included all...
Coding23/11/20161EJYear 1 EJ have been very busy these past 2 weeks. Last week they went on a trip to the cinema and this week they have be...
The First Adventure for Our New Year 5 Kiwis21/11/2016Kiwi ClubHere are our new Kiwi children from year 5.   On Saturday 19th November the children began their adventures...
Pyjamas in the Snow!19/11/2016Reception JJWhat an exciting day we had yesterday in Reception JJ! Not only did we all come to school in our pyjamas to raise money ...
Van Gough's 'Starry Night' 18/11/2016Reception EJReception EJ have loved reading the book 'The Ride by Night' and learning all about the stars and constellations. Some o...
Parachutes18/11/20165SWIn 5SW we have learnt about parachutes and how they are used to make food drops on the international space station. We c...
Poppies18/11/2016Nursery 1Look at some of the fantastic poppies the children in Nursery 1 have made for their homework. Well done guys!   ...
Magic!16/11/2016Reception JJThis term our topic is "Magic" and the children have thoroughly enjoyed taking part in lots of magic themed activities. ...
'Splendid Skies'16/11/20161EJOur topic this half term is ‘Splendid Skies’, we are really enjoying learning about the weather, climates ar...
Amazon Rainforest Homework16/11/20163JPWell done to year 3 , who have been working hard at home to complete extra special homework tasks on the Amazon rainfore...
Year 6 Kingswood Trip14/11/2016Year 6                           &n...
Remembrance Day11/11/2016School CouncilThe School Council, the Head Boy and Head Girl; and the Deputy Head Boy and Girl all attended the Remembrance Day Servic...
2JP Mission 2 - 'Journey to the Pole!'08/11/20162JP              ...
The final trip - Liverpool07/11/2016Kiwi ClubThis weekend the Kiwi children traveled to Liverpool for their final trip. After a visit to the Albert Dock and a delici...
Hollywood Bowl!17/10/2016Kiwi ClubKIWI NEWS On Wenesday 12th October the Kiwi children left school early and travelled to Hollywood Bowl in Ashton. They ...
Pooles Cavern09/10/2016Kiwi ClubOn Saturday 8th October the year 6 Kiwi children travelled by train to Buxton and visited Pooles Cavern. They toured ...
Kiwis visit Chorlton Pottery29/09/2016Kiwi ClubKIWI NEWS On Saturday 24th September the Kiwi children visited Chorlton Pottery. They spent the morning carefully ...
Our new School Council29/09/2016School CouncilThe new school council have met for their first meeting. Milan was voted our Chairperson, Amirah is the Vice Chairpe...
Introducing our new Kiwis12/09/2016Kiwi ClubIt's a new school year and time for Kiwi club to begin again. This term children from year 6 have been chosen to become...


 
 
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