Well done to our cross country runners, one of whom picked up a silver medal this afternoon!
We had some very creative entries into our Extreme Reading Challenge. Well done to everyone who entered! We have enjoyed looking at your photographs as much as you enjoyed having them taken!
The children attended a brilliant School Council meeting today at Hornby Institute. The event was attended by various local schools and taught the children how to hold a meeting by preparing an Agenda, recording Minutes after electing a Chair and Secretary. They performed role play exercises along with local children.
In class 1 the children have been building hedgehog houses and working on Andy Goldsworthy structures, and in Class 2 the children held a debate in assembly on whether or not animals should be kept in zoos!
Yesterday we were joined by Emma Williams from Lancashire Music Service who came to teach us some new songs for our assemblies. We did lots of crazy warm up activities with our mouths and made lots of weird sounds. We hope to be able to sing them to you in our assembly on Friday morning. Katrina Harkin Class 1 teacher
On Friday (15/6/18) the whole school enjoyed a session down in the forest with Emma. They enjoyed lots of different activities which including roasting marshmallows, building dens, whittling, climbing trees, creating fairy houses and playing hide and seek.
What an amazing adventure we had on Wednesday as we boarded a coach off to sunny Morecambe to take part in a joint Caton/Grosvenor Park Sports day. We all had an amazing time competing in the various races and we proudly came away with a handsome pile of certificates and ended the morning with an ice-lolly! Kevin Kendall Acting Headteacher
The children split into small groups looking at the Monarchy, British food and money. British food: The children discussed what they thought people would say is typical British food and made a list. This included yorkshire pudding, pork pies, beans, scones, apple pies, fish and chips, grapes and sausages. They then had the opportunity to try a British scone with jam and cream. Money: The children looked at the coins and notes we use today and made rubbings of them using wax crayons. The older children looked at older coins before Decimal Day in 1971 and made coin rubbings of these [...]
On Friday 25th May the children in Key Stage Two went to Salt Ayre to take part in a sports event against other local schools . The children took part in cricket and thoroughly enjoyed themselves. By Sandra Birkett, teacher in Class 2.
The Year 5 children attended the 'Big Lunch' on Wednesday 16th May. They enjoyed a fantastic buffet and met lots of people who were about to undertake the 'Big Walk'.
May 18th 2018 Reception - Year 4 children walked all the way down to the Crook O'Lune from school enjoying the beautiful weather. As this was the first time the reception children had walked down to the Crook they developed their 'Out and About' skills by walking with their partners, staying close to the side and listening carefully to instructions from the adults. Once they arrived on the cycle track they looked for different animals habitats including a squirrels drey and a birds nest. The children stopped for drinks and biscuits at the Otters and made some homes out of natural [...]
Follow these links to see the 'Stars of the Week' in classes 1 and 2 and find out what they have been doing.
Thank you so much to all the families who came to our family assembly this morning. It was so good to hear everyone laughing so loudly and joining in with the enormous turnip. Remember, by working together we can achieve great things. Have a lovely weekend. Kevin Kendall - Acting Headteacher
The children enjoyed an outside picnic style lunch yesterday eating a selection of sandwiches, crisps and sausage rolls. finishing off with strawberry cakes for dessert. The children got dressed up for the occasion wearing royal crowns and waving Union flags. Even the Queen put in an appearance! Katrina Harkin Class 1 teacher
Children from Reception to Year 5 had the opportunity to bake together today. Reception children made chocolate nests from cornflakes and maltesers. They melted the chocolate and then mixed in the cornflakes. Once the mixture had begun to set they placed maltesers on top to represent the eggs in the nest. They learnt about melting and cooling as well as enjoying a delicious treat! Year 1 to 5 children independently made chocolate chip cookies. They had to weigh out each ingredient and follow the instructions carefully. Team leaders from Year 4 led each group very well. Katrina Harkin Class 1 teacher [...]
We break for the Spring Term holiday tomorrow at 3.15 p.m. following our certificate assembly at 2.45 p.m. The staff and children wish all our families a wonderful Easter and we will see you back at school on the 9th April.
It's always rewarding to get positive feedback from outside organisations about our children's attitudes and behaviour when they're out and about...and it happens a lot! Continuing to make us proud and being exemplar students :) Hello there, I just want to say Thank you for the behaviour and attitude of Oak Class today at Lancaster University, they were an absolute joy to have back! ...................................................................... Once again, your class were superstars! Best, Gareth, Gareth Gartside LUSU Be The Change Leader Academic Mentor and Representative U Social Venture Mentor
Please come and join us on Friday 23rd March at 02:45pm for our end of term, celebration assembly. Children will receive certificates for their achievement across the curriculum, attitude and characteristics of learning.
Ms Cadwallender and Mrs Haslam will be holding parent/teacher surgeries all day on Thursday 23rd March. These meetings are a chance for you to discuss your child's progress and ways to help them move forward at this pivotal time in the year. We look forward to seeing you! :)