Year 4/5 venture to Chester Zoo!
May 18th, 2016 by b.kelly

Yea4/5 recently visited Chester Zoo to find-out more about the animals who live in the Rainforest.

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Our topic this term has been about the Rainforest and all the children were excited to learn more about the different species who inhabited these tropical areas.DSCF2183DSCF1385DSCF2156

We were invited to the Chester Zoo Education Centre where the children learnt more about the different creatures.


Thankyou to all the staff at the zoo for making us feel welcome!

Viking Invasion in Year 4/5!!!
Mar 2nd, 2016 by b.kelly

Earlier in the year we had a ‘Viking Day’, we welcomed our Nordic visitor Jane to the class. On arrival we examined different Viking objects and artifacts…

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Several members of the class joined the clan and were appointed to different important positions – we looked at Viking fashion and tried-on different items of clothing…

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We then had the chance to be fierce viking soldiers…

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We all had a great day and it made the Vikings truly come to life for us!

Pond-dipping at St Josephs
Jun 23rd, 2015 by b.kelly

Year 4/5 last week visited St. Joseph’s School in Horwich.  We were welcomed by the friendly teaching staff in the Science department.


To continue our topic work on water we were invited into the school’s nature garden.  We were set a wildlife challenge and had to hunt for the answers working in teams!

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The highlight of the visit for many of us was the pond dipping.  We were provided with nets and took turns to discover which pond life we could find.

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We found many different creatures…

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We then brought our findings into Science laboratory to investigate further.  We used magnifying glasses and microscopes to look at our findings in more detail….

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Thank you to everyone at St. Joseph’s School for making us so welcome!

United Utilities visit Year 4/5!
Jun 2nd, 2015 by b.kelly

On Wednesday we received a visit from Jane at United Utilities.


Jane spoke to us about the importance of water and the role United Utilities play in the water cycle.

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We then had to workout the correct water cycle process…


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We were asked to think of ways we could save water.


Each of us was asked to workout how many litres we used in a day.

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Working in groups we were asked to think about issues different areas of the world had with water, we looked at the problems these communities faced and the affect this had on them.


We learnt about the role United Utilities play in the water cycle, this included how water was transported into our homes. Below are the old (black and metallic pipes) and the new (blue, plastic pipes).

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