Today 8G made their own bugs from Playdoh. As a class we learnt and recapped on the three body parts of an insect (head, thorax and abdomen) and the number of legs they have. After making our bugs we labelled them, before naming and writing a simple description about the insect.
Katie from Community Network Rail was inspired by 10R and their interest in the ‘Manchester Bee’ to make a bid in order to fund, develop and deliver a city-wide Manchester project and create an illustrative walking map where one can spot bees along the way.
The project has been given the…
8G have been continuing to learn about bugs. We found out that insects are symmetrical "The same on both sides." We had a go at making our own symmetrical bugs using paint. We enjoyed doing the activity and we are looking forward to having our work displayed.
This half term 8G 's new Cross Curricular Studies title is "A Bug's Life." On Monday we discussed different types of bugs and learnt that for a bug to be an insect they had to have six legs and three body parts. We also made our own bugs from playdoh and made our own symmetrical butterflies in…
8G have really enjoyed leaning about "The Awesome Egyptians" this half term. After our visit to Bolton Museum we went on to make our own canopic jars and Egyptian tombs. We recapped on the purpose of the jars and considered which organs went in each jar. When making our tombs we firstly had to…
This half term Willow class have been learning all about Ancient Greek Art with Miss Heaton.
We have created our own Mosaics, made Greek headbands and even hand crafted pots out of clay, which we then decorated with paint.
Well done Willow…
To mark LGBT History Month 10R have taken part in lots of interesting activities.
We listened to Will Young, the singer reading a children’s story ‘Two Dads’ by Carolyn Robertson. It’s a tale of a boy who has been adopted and finds himself happily raised by two fathers.…
We have had a great week in 7G doing various activities for Rainbow Week.
Worm Loves Worm - On Tuesday we looked at the story Worm Loves Worm. The pupils enjoyed listening to the story and talking about our differences and celebrating them.
Rainbow pictures - We used watercolours to paint…
8G learnt all about the story of St Valentine on Thursday 14th, as well as learning about how how other people celebrate Valentine's Day around the world. We then made Valentine's Day Cards for our family members. We hope you liked them.
This half-term in our Art and English lessons 11R have been studying the life and works of the 3 Spanish painters Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró and Salvador Dalí and learning what ‘abstract art’and ‘Surrealism’ are addition to ‘Automatic Drawing’ ‘Cubism’ and ‘Magic Realism’.
Pupils have very much…
A belated blog to show you our Chinese New Year celebrations! 7G had a great time celebrating Chinese New Year. We made fire breathing dragons and Chinese Lanterns. We also tried some Chinese food. Thumbs up for the prawn crackers and fortune cookies, but most of the pupils weren’t so sure about…
Today Beech Class have got very creative and had a Valentines afternoon..
We started off by doing a Valentines themed 'What's in the box', where we watched love hearts being made out of foam and decorated with sparkly glitter and sprinkles.
Next we did our own decorating and used lots of…