WW1 Art

As part of our History topic and for Remembrance day, Year 6 created a piece of World War One Art. Children designed a unique backdrop using powder paints and sketched silhouette soldiers to contrast the colours. They then used a range of resources to create poppies including felt, paper, wool Read more…

Lest We Forget

The community of Heywood gathered this morning to remember those who had lost their lives at war in an effort to secure our futures. They will not be forgotten by Harwood Park or the wider community. They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old. Age shall Read more…

Festivals of Light 🎆

The children have been learning all about Diwali; the festival of light.  They listened to the story of Rama and Sita and made diya lamps from clay and sequins, decorated mehndi patterns and rangoli patterns using coloured sand. Then they learnt the story of Guy Fawkes and listened to how Read more…

Remembrance Day

This week in Reception we have been learning about Remembrance Day. The children have been busy making poppies using lots of different media and on Monday we will observe 2 minutes silence.

Should children be allowed to vote?

This was Class 10’s latest Language and Communication question. The vocabulary they were asked to consider was: democracy equality rights responsibility During the lesson, the children added their own language of the lesson, including: mature democratic influenced The debate around this question was lively but respectful. There were some excellent Read more…

Paper Bag Puppets!

During our DT lesson this week and linked to our history work on toys, we designed, made and evaluated Paper Bag Puppets. We worked hard designing the Paper Bag Puppets before making them and finally evaluated our own work using 2 stars and a wish. We thought carefully about our Read more…

British History Heroes

This term in History, we have been looking at Heroes from British history. The people we studied were: William Wilberforce Elizabeth Fry Lord Shaftsbury Florence Nightingale Emmeline Pankhurst Winston Church To show what we have learnt, the children chose who they thought was the most important British Hero and, using Read more…

Sketching Soldiers

Class 11 are preparing to produce sketches of WWII soldiers. Today the children have practiced sketching skills, looking at scale and proportion, and how to represent different different facial features.

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