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Pets At Home visit, by Mr Helsby

Date: 29th Apr 2015 @ 8:20pm

Today Sara from Pets At Home visited our school to tell us all about the life and habitat of snakes! She brought in a Corn Snake and a Python and told us that whilst Corn Snakes live in corn fields, Pythons like to live in long grass. They both enjoy a frozzen mouse for dinner too! Did you know that Corn Snakes can grow as tall as Mr. Helsby? We all were very excited to stroke and hold the snakes. We expected them to be slimey but actually they felt like leather. 

Designing Fire engines, by Miss Hope

Date: 29th Apr 2015 @ 8:08pm

To end our Great Fire of London topic we designed our own fire engines. We learnt how to make a chassis, how to insert axles and how to put wheels on the axles. We decorated our engines with ladders, hoses and sirens. In our Literacy work we wrote instructions for making a fire engine, so if you'd like to make a fire engine like ours ask one of 2H for the instructions. 

Our visit to the Bakery, by Miss Hope

Date: 29th Apr 2015 @ 7:20pm

To set off our topic about the Great Fire of London we visited Blackburns bakery in Cambridge Rd.

We were able to buy some cakes from the Bakery and then enjoyed Afternoon tea back at school that afternoon. 

We then set up a Pudding Lane Bakery role play area in our classroom. Playing in the bakery is a favourite activity during Golden Time. Buying and selling playdough cakes has given us practice with adding and subtracting 2 digit numbers.  

Here are some photographs of our visit to Cambridge Rd. 

World Book Day 2015 in 2H, by Miss Hope

Date: 29th Apr 2015 @ 6:46pm

On World Book Day we all dressed up as a Dr Seuss character. We read The Cat in the Hat book and enjoyed lots of literacy activities about the book.

We tried to recreate this picture of the cat balancing on the ball. 


Bonjour, by Mrs Collier-Nelson

Date: 29th Apr 2015 @ 3:36pm

Children's University, by Mrs Sharkey

Date: 29th Apr 2015 @ 2:51pm

Over the past few weeks some of our children from Y5 and Y6 graduated from 'Children's University' at Liverpool Hope. The day was celebrated through a graduation ceremony where all the children got to wear caps and gowns. We were all very proud of our superstars!



Book Nook, by Mrs Collier-Nelson

Date: 29th Apr 2015 @ 2:46pm

Take a look at our Book Nook

All of the classes within school have been making reading corners.

Take a look at ours...we won third prize!

Reading and writing numbers to 100, by Mrs Lister

Date: 29th Apr 2015 @ 2:43pm

This week we have been learning to read and write numbers to 100.  Here's a song to help you along!

Ormskirk Street URC - Experience Easter , by Mrs Hanson-Jones

Date: 29th Apr 2015 @ 2:42pm

The children had a fantastic time learning about the Easter story before the holidays at Ormskirk Street URC! The children were split into groups and were guided through each part of the story by members of the church.



Liverpool , by Mr Everett

Date: 29th Apr 2015 @ 2:41pm

This half term we are learning all about Liverpool. We had a fun afternoon watching videos of Liverpool,  listening to 'Mersey Beat' songs including the world famous  'Ferry Across the Mersey'. . We even made our own scouse and it was delicious!

We also looked at the Liverpool skyline and practised drawing skyscrapers. This week we will be drawing the skyline of Liverpool and our pictures will be displayed in the classroom.

A sneak preview of our dance, by Miss Hope

Date: 29th Apr 2015 @ 2:39pm

On Tuesdays we work with Emma, our dance teacher, in our PE lessons. We are working on a special dance to a song from the Lion King. Here are a couple of pictures of us practising this week. 

Our newest member of Year 1, by Mrs Lister

Date: 29th Apr 2015 @ 2:38pm

A big welcome to the newest member of the Year 1 team, Mr Westhead.  

Congratulations to him on completing the London Marathon in the fantatic time of 4hrs and 22 mins, he is by far the speediest, healthiest member of the team.

Well done Mr Westhead!!!

Don't forget your reading book and your P.E. kit, by Mrs Potter

Date: 29th Apr 2015 @ 2:37pm

Hi everybody,

Just a quick reminder that reading books need to be in school at all times.

Also we're having a great time in P.E. at the moment learning a dance to a song from The Lion King. Please ensure your child is prepared by having their P.E. kit in school every Tuesday.

Martial arts wake up, by Mr Warner

Date: 29th Apr 2015 @ 2:27pm

Our morning involved a sudden wake up at 9am. A martial arts organisation came in and did a taster session. Everyone had a fabulous time and we even found out how to count to five in Japanese. 

Reading Challenge - 100 Club ;-), by Mrs Collier-Nelson

Date: 29th Apr 2015 @ 12:40am

100 Club

Watch out for a new reading challenge appearing in your yellow reading record. 


Mrs Collier-Nelson will explain how the challenge works as soon as we are ready for it to start.



                       Get ready everybody...the challenge is on its way!

Scouse, by Mrs Collier-Nelson

Date: 29th Apr 2015 @ 12:04am

Last week we started our new topic.

We made Scouse, listened to music by the Beetles and did a fact hunt to find out new information about a particular place.  Can you guess where it is?


Fun with Martial Arts!, by Mrs Collier-Nelson

Date: 28th Apr 2015 @ 10:31pm

3CN have had great fun during our martial arts taster session today.  Look at how we all got involved and had fun!

Martial Arts Class, by Mr Helsby

Date: 28th Apr 2015 @ 7:53pm

Today we punched and kicked each other whilst Mr. Helsby stood and watched...but don't worry because it was all part of the Martial Arts class we had today! We were taught how to jab, kick and reverse punch. Mr. Helsby said we were so impressive he is now too scared to keep us in at play time! We also learnt Japanese words for numbers 1-5: ichi (one), ni (two), san (three), shi (four) and go (five). 

Robot Topic, by Mr Warner

Date: 24th Apr 2015 @ 3:53pm

A homework was set over the Easter Half Term to make a robot in preparation for our new Science Fiction topic. Many different techniques, materials and appraoches were used and a few of the best results are displayed here. We will be using the story of The Iron Man in a few weeks time and also exploring robot art and the artist Eric Joyner. 

Revising ready for SATs , by Mrs Platt

Date: 23rd Apr 2015 @ 7:28pm

6P completed their SATs revision tasks online today. They accessed Education City and My Maths to help them revise maths topics. 

nous aimons chanter en francais, by Mrs Collier-Nelson

Date: 22nd Apr 2015 @ 10:06pm

The Junior Chefs' Academy, by Mr Helsby

Date: 22nd Apr 2015 @ 9:31pm

The fun never stops in Year 5! Yesterday the Junior Chefs' Academy came to our school and we learnt all about Greek cuisine. We were all given our very own chef's hat and apron and we were lead by Chef in making Souvlaki which is a Greek kebab. We were told all about how the Greek diet is based on simple foods such as fruits and vegatables such as grapes, tomatoes and peppers. We were shown how to zest a lemon, chop vegetables and also how to add seasoning and herbs. We then had to carefully place all of our ingredients onto the kebab skewers so that we could eat them later. They looked delicious!

Commando Joe , by Mrs Platt

Date: 22nd Apr 2015 @ 8:39pm

6P enjoyed their session with Commando Joe in the sunshine today! They completed a variety of physical activities focused around team work, communication and developing self confidence.

Junior chef academy , by Mrs Platt

Date: 21st Apr 2015 @ 9:08pm

Junior Chef's Academy is all about helping young people to make smarter choices about healthy eating by making food education fun.

Today, Class 6P watched a cookery demonstration and explored a range of foods linked to Greek cuisine. They were also presented with lots of factual information about Greece as part of the session.

The class had a great time preparing and making souvlaki!

A big hello, by Miss Wilkinson

Date: 20th Apr 2015 @ 5:04pm


Hello and welcome back to you all.  We have had a super day in school.  The sun is shining and everyone looks like they have grown over Easter.  It must be all the yummy, scrummy Easter eggs the children have been eating!

Today we have been reading the story of the Rainbow Fish and thinking of adjectives to descibe him.  Can you tell your adult the start of the story?  

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