Tag Archives: Topic

Manchester Airport

Last Friday, year five visited Manchester Airport to support their topic of flight. Everyone had a great day and learnt lots of interesting facts.

Gale and Honor were our hosts, they showed us around and made sure we had a fantastic day. Thanks to Mr Daynes, Mick and Edwina for accompanying us on our trip! Here are some photos from our day:

Mr Platt 🙂

 

Year Five – Autumn 2

In year five this half term will be learning about flight! As part of our topic, we will visit Manchester Airport on Friday to look around a busy terminal, watch the planes taking off and landing, and to step on board some planes that are no longer in service.

This term we are learning:

  • Maths – Statistics, Multiplication & Division and Area & Perimeter
  • English – Losing-Finding Stories and Recount Texts
  • Topic – Flight
  • Science – Forces
  • PE   – Dance
  • ICT – Computer Skills

Mr Platt 🙂

Vikings!

Last half term year five were visited by a viking! We learnt lots from him and had a great day. Here are some photos from his visit:

Mr Platt 🙂 

Year 6 Whitby Trip

On Friday, Year 6 went to Whitby as part of our topic work. We looked at the Abbey, walked down (and up) the 199 steps, went in the old town, on the pier and play on the beach. The children also had time to look in the shops and buy gifts and sweets. We had a fantastic day although the weather was miserable and wet. The children were a credit to the school and enjoyed it very much.

What was your favourite part?

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Florence Nightingale visits Year 2

Year  2 had a visit from a very significant person called “Florence Nightingale”.

She came to tell the children about her life as a nurse and her travels to Scutari in Turkey where she nursed soldiers who were injured in the Crimean war. When she arrived there she found that the hospital was very dirty, bandages were re-used, bed sheets were filthy and rats were running around everywhere. So she and her nurses and porters decided to tidy it all up and get clean bandages and sheets. They also got fresh food and clean water. All these things helped the soldiers to get better. At night she checked on the soldiers using her lamp to light the way. We still use Florence Nightingale’s methods today and that is why she is a “significant person” and is known as “The Lady of the Lamp”.

 

 

Year 4 Highlights

 

Last week, Year 4 had a good mix of hard work and fun in class.                                            Here are some of the highlights of our week:

  • We started our topic of global food by learning where some food come from, having a little tasting session and learning about food groups.
  • We learnt  Pie Corbett’s instructions called “How to Trap a Dragon” and performed it in pairs or in small groups.
  • We played some Maths games on Place value.
  • We did some research on Roald Dahl and learnt how to copy and paste images in ICT

Well done Year 4! Keep up the good work!

Mrs Hallworth, Mrs Broadbent and Miss Yaqoob

Tatton Park

Last Friday, year five visited Tatton Park to learn more about the life of an evacuee during WWII. Poor Aunt Mary got a bit of a surprise when they arrived as she was only expecting three to five evacuees. Everyone had a great day and learnt a lot about life in WWII.

Thank you to all of the adults who came with us on our trip!

Mr Platt 🙂

Year 4 Yummy Pizzas

To end our topic on Global food,Year 4 learnt some cooking skills such as cutting, chopping and  kneading when they made their own pizzas.

Thank you Mrs Rashid! The children really enjoyed it and the pizzas were delicious!

Mrs Hallworth, Mr Collier and Mr Daynes

Year 2’s trip to Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Year 6 African Drumming

On Wednesday 21st March, a man called Paul Butler came into school and taught our class to play the African drums.
We learnt lots of different tunes and rhymes and some people took part in solo performances.
After we learnt how to play, Year 5 came to watch and even learnt a song to sing in the middle,