Author: Caron Taylor


Year 3 Art

We have been learning how to make different colours by mixing paint with varying results! Do you know which colours you have to mix together to make a new colour? Here's your chance!

Try our quiz!

Red + Blue = ?

Blue + Yellow = ?

Yellow + Red = ?

Red + Green = ?

Red + White =…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 16 October 2017

Category: Year 3

Year 3 - RE

Year 3 have been learning about the Ten Commandments. We decided to go outside to act some of them out. 

Can you tell which ones?

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 16 October 2017

Category: Year 3

Year 6 Science

Our science topic this term is Evolution. In class we have been looking at how the same animals can have different traits and why this might be.

Eva decided to take the investigation further by researching the topic at home. She has produced a very informative booklet about the different…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 13 October 2017

Category: Year 6

Year 6 Art

In class we have been discussing camouflage in the animal kingdom and the reasons why it is beneficial to various species.

Lydia has produced  a beautiful piece of artwork reflecting this principal. I am sure you will agree! 

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 13 October 2017

Category: Year 6

Angles

Year 6 have been learning about angles this week. Click here to discover their innovative way of remembering them!

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 6 October 2017

Category: Year 6

Our First Week in Primary School!

Wow, what a wonderful first week in school we have had!  The children have settled into their new class extremely well and we are all very proud of them.  The children are coming into school independently; this is a fantastic achievement!  We have been doing lots of activities to improve our fine…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 11 September 2017

Category: EYFS- Reception

Alice in Wonderland - Backstage photos

Here' s a sneaky peek backstage!

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 31 July 2017

Category: Year 6

Year 6 attend Carr Hill for Science lesson

Year 6 recently attended Carr Hill High School to take part in a science lesson. As well as familiarising themselves with the school, it was a useful opportunity to find out about science in high school.

The children were presented with 2 challenges. The first being to extract salt from rock…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 12 July 2017

Category: Year 6

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

We have been reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in class and we read about Charlie's ride in the glass lift.

There were 5000 different rooms in Mr Wonka's factory that could be reached by using the lift. We all chose a room we'd like to visit and drew what we imagined would be inside…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 13 June 2017

Category: Year 3

Visit to the Hindu Temple

Year 3 enjoyed their visit to the Hindu Temple in Preston on Tuesday. They saw statues of the various representations of the Hindu God, including Rama, Krishna and Ganesha. They also were able to do some quiet meditation before singing a song and using musical instruments to accompany.

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 6 June 2017

Category: Year 3

Year 6 end of Sats party

We had a quick change of plan on Friday as the previously gorgeous weather of the week gave way to rain! Undeterred our party moved to the hall and we had a fab time playing badmington, Twister, Limbo, Hula Hoops and gymnastics! What a great way to end the week!

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 16 May 2017

Category: Year 6

Year 6 cricket

Year 6 have enjoyed their afternoon of cricket with Danny!

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 16 May 2017

Category: Year 6

River Visit

Year 4 had a lovely day on their recent visit to the River Ribble at Brockhole in Preston.

This beautifully written piece by Milly gives a detailed description of the day. Photos of the day are also below.

 

   

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 12 May 2017

Category: Year 4

What a busy Week!

The sun has been out and we've had SATs! However we have managed to make the most of the weather as we had the opportunity to practise our cricket skills on Tuesday with the Lancashire under 11 coach Danny, and improve our athletics skills on Wednesday with Mr Huggan!

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 12 May 2017

Category: Year 6

European Composers

As part of our topic on Europe, Year 4 looked at several European composers and their famous works. We discussed Ravel’s Bolero and Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. Bobbie shared her joke, “What is Beethoven’s favourite fruit? Ba na na na!”

At the end of the topic, we had a go at playing a piece…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 4 May 2017

Category: Year 4

The Harris Museum - Preston

On Tuesday 14th March we went to the Harris Museum in Preston. We met Lucy and she worked with us on some different activities. We sorted modern and old toys. Next we dressed up as Victorian children and played with old toys and games. Before lunch we made our own peg doll character. It was a…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 16 March 2017

Category: Year 1

Spring Walk

On Wednesday 8th March we went on a spring walk to the woods. It was quite muddy! We noticed lots of buds growing on the trees and bushes. We saw lots of daffodil and crocuses and a few snowdrops. The woods looked beautiful with so many spring flowers!

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 16 March 2017

Category: Year 1

World Book Day 2017

Year 6 really got onto the spirit of World Book Day! Have a look at the range of characters we became! 

Ruth said,

" I think World Book Day is a really good idea because it encourages children to think about their favourite characters in books and they can pretend to be that character for a…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 2 March 2017

Category: Year 6

Year 6 Dance

Year 6 children have been practising this week for the Dance Spectacular at Carr Hill High School on Friday evening.

Here are some photos to give you a preview of what they will be doing.

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 23 February 2017

Category: Year 6

Jujitsu

Last week Year 6 had the opportunity to have a lesson on Jujitsu.

David who has been participating in Jujitsu for a number of years said the following.

' Jujitsu helps you to defend yourself but it is also a fun and exciting thing to do. It helps you to keep fit and you play games and learn…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 2 February 2017

Category: Year 6

Winter Walk

On Wednesday 18th January we went on a winter walk to the woods in Kirkham. We were hunting for different types of plants.

We saw lots of deciduous trees including horse-chestnut, sycamore and oak trees. These trees had bare branches, although we did see some buds starting to grow on the end of…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 1 February 2017

Category: Year 1

Art

By Abbi

In Art we have been focusing on drawing people.So far we have drawn eyes and noses, looking closely at the shading and detail. As we are an artistic class, we have created some beautiful masterpieces and, although it was challenging, we have mastered it. We have shown determination and…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 27 January 2017

Category: Year 6

PE- Tennis

By Abbie 

Today we did some net and ball games with Mr Huggan. First he taught us how to balance balls on our tennis racket.

That was just a bit of fun and our warm up. After we had mastered it, he taught us how to hit a ball with the palm of our hand our hand,

We then were given a racket…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 20 January 2017

Category: Year 6

The Heart

This term we are learning about the heart and the circulatory system.

On  Wednesday we were all ( well most of us!) very excited that Mrs Lewthwaite had brought a pig's heart to school that we could dissect, examine and study.

Here is an entry from Abbi 's science book.

We saw and learnt…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 20 January 2017

Category: Year 6

Year 1 Visit Wesham Fire Station

On Wednesday 7th December Year 1 went to Wesham Fire Station. We met Fraser and Dawn the firefighters. Fraser showed us around the fire engine and we saw all the tools including the jaws of life. We even got to sit in the back of the fire engine. 

Mrs Coxon and Mrs Tiffen had to dress up as…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 20 December 2016

Category: Year 1

Year 6 Science - Light

By Logan

Our Science topic this half term is LIGHT. We learnt that light travels in straight lines. We then learnt about refraction and we performed many experiments to see refaction for ourselves. We discovered that, as the light entered a glass of water, the light changed direction making the…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 7 December 2016

Category: Year 6

Benjamin Britten

By Olivia and Alexia

Benjamin Britten was a famous English composer. He wrote many musical pieces which have influenced musicians today.

Year 6 have loved learning about him over the last few weeks and, last week, we listened to one of his pieces called 'The Storm'.

We learnt that he…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 1 December 2016

Category: Year 6

Year 1 Class Assembly

On Tuesday 25th October we enjoyed doing our class assembly for our mums, dads and grandparents. We had to learn lots of words including songs and poems. Our favourite was called, 'Oh, we went to Blaxkpool Zoo.' Afterwards we enjoyed a drink of juice and biscuits. 

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 15 November 2016

Category: Year 1

LS Lowry and the North West Of England

Year 3 have had a week of looking and learning about LS Lowry and the North West of England.

They have used a traditional Lancastrian recipe to make potato cakes - its fair to say there were mixed views on the result!    

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 9 November 2016

Category: Year 3

Sorting Shapes

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 19 October 2016

Category: Year 4

Carr Hill Science Lesson

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 19 October 2016

Category: Year 4

Our Week

Year 2 have had a very busy week this week.  In literacy, we are just finishing our unit of work on Traditional Tales with a Twist.  For our final task we have written a story showing that Goldilocks was only trying to help the three bears.  We all excited about our stories and think they are the…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 12 October 2016

Category: Year 2

Wider Ops

This week we learnt to put our reed on and make our first sounds out of the mouthpiece.

 

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 6 October 2016

Category: Year 5

Year 3 are settling in to the Juniors.

Year 3 are working hard and adapting to life in the Juniors.

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 5 October 2016

Category: Year 3

Year 1 visit Blackpool Zoo.

On Tuesday 4th October we went to Blackpool Zoo. It was a lovely sunny day.

First we went to the zoo classroom and met Puffy the bearded dragon. We could even stroke him!

After that we saw the lions, tigers, elephants and monkeys. Next we had fun on the playground and played some games with…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 5 October 2016

Category: Year 1

Orienteering

Year 6 are enjoying their Thursday afternoons with Mr Huggon.

They are learning teamwork as well as problem solving. 

 

 

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 5 October 2016

Category: Year 6

Orienteering

Enjoying teamwork as part of our orienteering work on Thursday afternoons with Mr Huggon.

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 30 September 2016

Category: Year 5

Health Week

Year 5 enjoyed trying new activities as part of our annual Health Week.

Archery!

and Cheerleading!

 

 

 

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 23 September 2016

Category: Year 5

Vet's Visit.

Year 1 had a very exciting visit from the local vet on Friday!

Here are some of their thoughts.

Evie

You have to brush a dog's teeth.

Tom

I bandaged a little puppy.

Frankie

I put a bandage on Dudley.

Richards

I had a mask.

Abigail

Sarah put drops in the dog's…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 16 September 2016

Category: Year 1

Health Week 2016

During Health Week Year 6 took part in a number of activities. Here are some of their thoughts on the week.

Logan

'The Life Education Bus was my favourite part of the week. The adult on the bus was very determined to tell us why it is important not to use drugs and how to keep our bodies…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 12 September 2016

Category: Year 6

Joseph - Backstage photos!

We hope you enjoyed our production of Joseph. We loved it!

We thought  you might like to know what goes on backstage so here are some photos of what we got up to! 

 

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 19 July 2016

Category: Year 6

Year 1 Trips

Year 1 have been on a number of trips over the last year and we thought you might be interested to know a little more about them!

Blackpool Zoo

In October we went to Blackpool Zoo. We saw lots of animals and talked about which animal group they belonged to – mammals, birds, reptiles,…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 13 July 2016

Category: Year 1

Viking Museum

Year 6 would like to thank all the parents, grandparents, relatives and friends for attending our Viking Museum today. We have thoroughly enjoyed learning about the Vikings and had a great time preparing the exhibits. 

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 6 July 2016

Category: Year 6

Year 6 Visit to Lancaster University

On Tuesday we visited Lancaster University to attend a seminar about British Values, Human Rights and refugees.

During the first part of the day we discussed our rights and responsibilities as British citizens, we then moved on to discussing our Human Rights and we realised how much we take for…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 28 June 2016

Category: Year 6

Carr Hill experience day

On Tuesday we spent our first day at Carr Hill.

The purpose of the day was to familiarise ourselves with the new school and take part in some lessons so that we can begin to learn

what it will be like when we start in September. 

We took part in PE, Science and Technology and thoroughly…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 21 June 2016

Category: Year 6

Visit to Hindu Temple

On our trip to the Hindu temple we did some meditation to relax ourselves. We all got an instrument to play and a turn on the drums. We learnt that they believe in one god but that it represents different things.

By Taila

 

I am writing about our trip to the Hindu Temple in Preston. It…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 14 June 2016

Category: Year 3

Visit to Brockhole in the Lake District

We went to Brockhole in the Lake District. It was a beautiful day, We went to the bird hide. We went to the adventure playground and we also went to the gift shop. It was lovely! We learnt that you don’t leave litter anywhere.

By Ella

 

On our trip to Brockhole we had a lot of fun…

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Posted by Caron Taylor on 9 June 2016

Category: Year 3