Y1 trip to the Industrial Museum

On Tuesday, Year one went on a fantastic trip to the Bradford Industrial museum. This trip started of with the section Jowett cars, where they looked at the first ever Jowett car to be made. They also got a chance to see the first Bradford van that was used to deliver the daily newspaper.

Secondly, Year 1 went to see the textile industry where they saw how the Victorians made clothes out of wool. This helped them to understand how the Victorians provided themselves with clothes.

Thirdly, they experienced how the Victorians used the printing machine of their day to print the daily newspaper. This was extremely different to what we use now in modern day.

Later on, they took a look at how workers and mill owners lived back then. Their houses were also different to modern day. These houses were made out of brick and stone, which is different to how they build them now.

Finally, they learnt how to wash clothes with a pillar designed by the victorious . They all got to take part in this event. It sounds like a great day and I am sure they had a brilliant time.

By Ruby,Phoebe and Avroop

Year 2 trip to Idle church

On Wednesday, Year 2 went to the church in Idle where they met Mr and Mrs Frowd. Firstly, they read the Bible but they had to wear white gloves. They then looked at other things that are precious to Christians like the thorn crown and wine glasses.

After that, the children got a little rest before learning about new things. They first got told to sit on the floor and listen very carefully before the person started telling a story about Mary Jones. She wanted a bible but she couldn’t because there were non in welsh. So she walked 25 miles just to get a bible in welsh. She was also saving money for 6 whole YEARS!

It sounded like a fascinating trip and we’re sure Year 2 had a great time!

By Ruby and Phoebe

1R Assembly

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IMG_2345On Friday 1R had their class assembly. It was all about Kenya and Handa’s Surprise. Handa’s Surprise is a book they have been learning about in Year 1. They all delivered their lines clearly and there were lots of happy mums and dads. We all learnt lots of amazing facts from the children. Finally, they sang a song and even got the audience to join in! Well done 1R.

By Emily and Ruby

Miss Lea’s Times Table Champions

For this week Miss Lea has 5 time table champions. These amazing times table champions are: Liam, Lucy, Jake, Maryam and Joshua. Well done to you guys and everyone hopes that you will again become a TIMES TABLE CHAMPION! We all hope that Miss Lea will have some more times table champions for next week. Keep practising and good luck to Year 4!

By Ruby

Mr Froud

On Tuesday afternoon the whole school had a nice surprise – Mr Froud came and sang some songs. The whole school loved him and clapped along at some of the songs and even joined in at the actions. All of the reception children loved him because they laughed along with everyone and to be honest they all laughed the most! Every teacher who was there clapped along and had good fun too. Also the teachers adored the younger ones laughing.Thank you Mr Froud we look forward to seeing Mr Froud again.

 

By Ruby and Emily

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3L visit to Bradford Cathedral

This Friday 3L went to Bradford Cathedral, as part of their RE curriculum, to learn about signs and symbols within the Christian religion. They were told about the Christmas the story as well as having the chance to make their very own stained glass windows.They were shown around the cathedral by a lovely man called Ken. Here are some pictures that were taken while they were there.

By Emily and Ruby

Comic Kev Calendar

Last year children in Key Stage Two at Blakehill were lucky enough to have Comic Kev come to our school  and give  us a comic masterclass . He has been in touch to let us know that he has published a 2016 calender with some of the comics made by Blakehill included in it. They cost under £10 and if you want to buy it here is the link www.tinyurl.com/comcal16.

By Emily and Ruby

 

Top safety tips on how to stay safe on bonfire night

Here are some top tips on how to stay safe around Bonfire Night:

FIREWORKS
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHOULD YOU CARRY FIREWORKS IN YOUR POCKET!
THEY COULD SET OFF!
~You should always keep all of your pets indoors
~ You should make sure that there is somebody with the pets because they could get scared from hearing the bang from the fireworks
~Don’t go too close to the fireworks and always make sure that there is an adult with you

SPARKLERS
~To stay extra safe, make sure that your hand is at the end of the wire
~When the sparkler has finished don’t touch the burned end because you could get burned hands that will scar

BONFIRE
~Always make sure that an adult is closer to the fire than you are
~If possible ask the organiser to put safety tape around the bonfire
~Don’t go near the fire

5S class Assembly

This Friday afternoon 5S had a class assembly. It was about when year 5 Ingleborough Hall. One of the parts from the assembly was the Blakehill One Show. The people who were in the show were: Emily and Harrison (news presenters) Charlie, Kennedy and Thomas (the cave experts).
As well as having a one show section Year 5 told us all about the different activities they did and some of the interesting things they learnt. It looked and sounded like they had a good time, we know we did!

 

by Ruby and Emily