Jubilee Celebrations

Class 9 had a fantastic day today celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.  They all came dressed in red, white and blue and spent the day learning about their allocated decade – the 1970s. We learnt some key events that happened in that decade and produced some psychedelic art inspired by Read more…

A Special Visitor

Yesterday afternoon, we had a wonderful  surprise: Miss McArthur popped in with her baby boy, Tobias. The children really enjoyed seeing Miss McArthur and meeting Tobias, and there were many oohs and ahhs and cuddles. Some children even got to read to him and others drew pictures of him. We Read more…

UK v Norway

This week we have been comparing the UK to another European country – Norway. We had a great introduction to some of the similarities and differences. We learned all about the geographical features of the country as well as their school life and finally their common foods. We then sampled Read more…

Pitch Perfect!

We have rounded off our Science topic on sound this week by investigating pitch. Frist we got out the glockenspiels and investigated how the pitch of each note was different and why that might be. We concluded that the pitch changed depending on the length of the keys. The longer Read more…

History of Heywood

Class 9 were history detectives this week finding out how Heywood had changed over the past 130 years. Using historical maps, we investigated the land use in Heywood in the present day, the 1950s and the 1890s. We discovered that over time, Heywood has become more urban, with more houses Read more…

Pop-Art Prep

In Art, we have been studying Andy Warhol, the 1960s pop-artist and this week practised the skill of tracing images to copy them. This is so we know how to make three exact copies of our final piece or work. It wasn’t easy, but we persevered and got there in Read more…

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