Josh and Leah's Birthday!

20 Oct 2017

October is a very popular month for birthdays in 8G.

So far we have had Isaac and Nathan's, and this week was Leah's turn. Josh's birthday is this weekend.

Josh's Mum very kindly sent in a huge chocolate cake for 8G to share.

We sang Happy Birthday to Josh, and then relit the candles and…

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We did it... Top Table!

20 Oct 2017

This week we worked really hard on making good choices at lunchtime, each day we earned 3 stars for showing good behaviour, making healthy choices and for being all round superstars. All of our hard work paid off as today Mr Welsh came and gave us the 5 star treatment and waited on us all lunch…

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B4L - Dental Hygiene

20 Oct 2017

This morning the pupils have been designing posters aimed at young people in relation to looking after your teeth. Some fantastic posters were created with some colourful art work. Well done everyone!!!

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Maple Class Shine!

19 Oct 2017

Today Maple Class had another visit from Justine (Shine Therapy). Justine set the hall up with different pieces of equipment that would make our engines feel slow or fast so that we could feel the changes in our speed. We took turns to use the different pieces of equipment and talked about how…

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Augmented Reality had us all a ‘Quiver’

19 Oct 2017

This week in Oak class we have been working on the iPads. We have been working on our ability to remain focused on a task, sharing the equipment between our friends and using the devices to take photos. 

Today we all worked on the app called Quiver which is a 3D Colouring app that uses…

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B4L Shopping

19 Oct 2017

Today the B4L pupils went to Asda for some shopping for Movie Night. They had to find hot dogs, tomato sauce, juice and kitchen roll.

They worked really hard as a group to check off the items on a list, locate the items and then pay remembering to use good manners at the check out.

Well done…

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Stop, Look, Listen

18 Oct 2017

On our way to the cafe today we worked hard on road safety. We learnt that we must always stop at a curb before crossing a road, look in both directions to see if any cars are coming and listen out for the sound of any vehicles. We all worked as a team to decide when it was safe to cross, we're…

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Scrumptious Soda Bread

18 Oct 2017

After our class visit to Tesco last week, we decided to have a go at making soda bread in Food Technology, as Jane had given us the recipe to try.

We practised our measuring skills by pouring milk and weighing the flour.

This afternoon, we all managed to try some of the delicious bread. The…

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Amazing augmented reality

18 Oct 2017

In English we leapt into the world of augmented reality with Ronald the Rhino. We loved seeing the story come to life and were amazed to see the images in 360. Reading this story has inspired us all to create our own interactive stories... watch this space!

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Healthy Living!

13 Oct 2017

Today in Science we have continued our learning on Healthy Living. The pupils have been completing a food diary for the day and had to design a day's worth of healthy meals. They had to think about what foods are healthy and how to make a balanced meal using foods from the different…

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B4L Star of the week!

13 Oct 2017

Joao has received our Star of the Week for showing fantastic maturity and patience while supporting our younger B4L pupils in a peer mentoring session. Well Done Joao!

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How is your engine running?

12 Oct 2017

Today Maple Class were visited by Justine from Shine Therapy. We learnt all about our engines and how to make them 'just right' so that we are ready to learn. We started the session by thinking about whether our engines were slow, just right or fast. Some children were feeling slow and some…

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Safe Selfies and Apple AirDrop

12 Oct 2017

This morning the KS3/4 Digital Leaders for 2017-18 met for their first training workshop.

We talked about Safe Selfies and the importance of giving permission for our photos to be taken and shared. We learnt that it's ok to say no to having our photo taken. Each Digital Leader then took their…

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The rain isn't for everyone! But hay - we had fun!

11 Oct 2017

Today, Oak class went to Windmill Animal Farm in Burscough. When we arrived we were met by Farmer Graham and Farmer Matt, who took us to meet the rabbits and the Guinea pigs, Stella, Coco and Bubbles. We then went to meet the cows, sheep, goats, alpacas, and reindeers and even got the chance to…

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Happy Meal All Round

11 Oct 2017

Maple Class have been exploring their local environment today by taking a walk through Chorley Town Centre. We talked about what we could see and hear in the town by commenting on the types of buildings and shops that we could see and the sounds we could hear.

McDonalds was fantastic! The…

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8G Go Behind the Scenes at Tesco

11 Oct 2017

On Wednesday, 8G got to visit Tesco Horwich store to learn more about healthy eating.

We met Jane our host, who was fantastic and showed us round the store.

We took part in a treasure hunt to find different coloured fruits and vegetables. Then we talked about why fruit and vegetables are…

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Hot off the press!

11 Oct 2017

9G made their first Astley Park newspaper in English this morning. We each wrote an amazing article to report what we did on our school trip. Some of us dictated what to write, others wrote some sentences and a couple of us typed up our articles. We'll be on the hunt for some more big news…

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Back in Training

10 Oct 2017

This week Oak class have been back in the gym for our gymnastics lessons with Miss Daneka. Today we worked on the large apparatus to add to our routines. We worked on the climbing frames, swinging on the ropes and balancing on the beams. We all listened very carefully and worked safely on the…

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7G Diwali!

9 Oct 2017

Diwali is coming up around the world! 

7G have taken part this year in their RE lesson where we have been learning about different symbols. Today we learnt that Diwali is the festival of light and this is symbolised by the use of lanterns. We also learnt that the festival is about remembering…

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Haigh Hall Fun!

9 Oct 2017

We enjoyed a visit out to Haigh Hall this afternoon. Luckily the weather held off and we didnt get wet!

We had fun and fitness in the woods with some team games and exercise.

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8G hit Chorley Town Cafe

6 Oct 2017

We visited Chorley Town Cafe for 8G's Community Access on Thursday afternoon. 

We had to choose items from the menu that we had enough money to pay for; then we were putting our "Stranger Danger" work into practice by speaking to the cafe workers to give them our order.

Chips were the…

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Gymnastic Fantastic!

5 Oct 2017

In Oak class this half term we are very lucky to have Miss Daneka come in to teach us! We have been practicing our animal travel skills and have now mastered the crab walk, the bear walk and the bunny hop! We are now starting to put together a short routine inclusive of rolls, balances and…

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Marvellous Micro:bits

5 Oct 2017

We loved using the micro:bits to do some coding this afternoon. Some of the class programmed the microbit to display their names, others created some smiley faces and some programmed a sentence. We can't wait to code some more next week!

 

 

 

 

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Spider-Man comes to visit!

5 Oct 2017

B4L had a visit from Spider-Man who came to see if the Primary B4L pupils had been making 'Good Choices'.

He spent some time asking the pupils what good choices they had been making in class and was very pleased with everyone.

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Happy 40th Birthday!

5 Oct 2017

B4L are now Blogging!!!!

We all enjoyed an ice cream as a Birthday treat for Miss Della Fera's 40th Birthday! There was lots of flavours to choose from and they all tasted delicious! 

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Fruit, fruit and more fruit!

4 Oct 2017

This week Oak class have been looking at making healthy choices and looking at where fruit comes from. Although some of us were initially reluctant we have all explored the fruits. Some of us have explored them with our hands, feeling the different textures, some of us have tried different fruit…

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9G at The Chocolate Rooms

4 Oct 2017

We have had a fantastic time at The Chocolate Rooms, whilst there we;

  • learnt what chocolate is made from
  • looked on a map and found where cocoa beans come from
  • had a feel and smell of the cocoa beans
  • got creative and decorated some chocolate discs
  • enjoyed a sharing platter with melted…

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We found the Golden Tickets!!!!

3 Oct 2017

9G demonstrated great map reading skills in Geography and found 9 golden tickets that were hidden around school.  We showed great team work and will now use these tickets to visit a 'Chocolate Factory' tomorrow. We've found the GOLDEN TICKETS !!!!

 

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9G's First Blog!!!!!

3 Oct 2017

9G were very excited to learn that we will now be blogging some of our fantastic moments in school.... we can't wait to start sharing our fun activities with everyone!

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