Archive for January, 2017

Stoneleigh visit year 2!

On Thursday morning the year 2 class from Stoneleigh came to visit Pine and Maple class. We decided to have a Chinese New Year morning so did lots of activities to celebrate it. One activity was learning about the Chinese zodiac and then we got to make our own animal masks. Look out for another […]

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Harry Potter is infectious!

It would appear that everyone wants to get involved in Year 4’s topic on Harry Potter. Even Mrs. Duffy wants to get involved! 😀 Who can resist a bit of Harry Potter!  ☇☇

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Celebrating Chinese New Year

Year 1 have been celebrating Chinese New Year and the year of the Rooster. We did some cooking, made some lanterns and learned all about the story of the animals’ race. We learned about how Chinese New Year is celebrated. We also made our own spectacular dragon mask! What a lovely day!  

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Hockey fun!

Year 2 have had a great morning playing hockey. They had lots of fun and are fantastic hockey players! 

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Year 2’s Manchester Museum Visit

On Monday Pine and Maple classes visited Manchester Museum as part of their dinosaur topic. The morning started with a walk to Derker tram station and a ride on the tram to Victoria station. We were very excited! We hopped onto another tram to St Peter’s Square and then set off on the walk to […]

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Dividing fractions

Today we used explain everything to explain how to divide fractions by  whole numbers. We shared the iPads one between two and planned what we were going to say. Once we had came up with a plan we had to  take a photo of our work and record our voices over it. And once we […]

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Knowsley Safari Park

Y3 joined the rest of the school when we headed for Knowsley Safari Park last Thursday. We were able to see elephants, a giraffe, lions, tigers, bison, meer cats, deer, sea lions and even met Oli the snake. The children will be using the visit to put some writing together based on one of the […]

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Play scripts in action

For the past 2 weeks Y3 have been looking at play scripts and have had a go at writing their own.  Some of the children have recorded theirs in groups and have had to edit and evaluate the language choices they have made. I have included two examples. Introducing the Miniature Monkeys…  

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Stoneleigh return part 2

The children have been looking forward to this since last Monday. Stoneleigh’s Y3’s are back and the children have spent the afternoon drawing portraits of their partner. I will let you judge these for yourselves.😀

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Read Write Inc. Assembly

Thank you to all the parents who came to watch Reception and Year 1’s assembly this morning. We had a great turnout! The children really enjoyed showing parents how we learn to read at Watersheddings.

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