The Sports Crew deliver a superb activity!

Our Sports Crew had a great start with their first taught session based on invasion games. The Sports Crew are a group of 8 children who are in charge of their own activities and decide for themselves which sporting activities they think the younger children across the school would enjoy. They decided to interview me […]

Poetry and mapping!

This week the children have enjoyed looking at acrostic poems. On Monday and Tuesday, we read various poems aimed at children of all ages and had discussions as to which age group we think they could be written for. To further their learning, the children thought hard about the PALL (purpose, audience, language and layout) […]

Dance, sports crews and clubs!

It has been another eventful and energetic half term for sport at Unsworth! Across each week, every class takes part in 2 x one hour PE sessions. This involves the children taking part in a variety of sporting activities including gymnastics, invasion games and dance. This half term, the focus has been on our dance […]

A poetic end to the week!

On Thursday, 6 children from Y3 and Y4 were invited to attend an able writers day at a local school. We were joined by a few other schools in the area, alongside Manchester born poet, Tony Walsh. The day was filled with hands on activities, group discussions and different approaches to teach poetry. The main […]

Enthusiastic learners!

The children in Y3 ,this week, have once again made me feel extremely proud of their hard work and enthusiasm towards their learning! The class is full of enthusiastic and inquisitive learners! In science the children have been learning about skeletons and this week we focused on endo-skeletons and exo-skeletons. We watched a cartoon clip, […]

Story writing, settlements and skeletons

Year 3 have had a wonderful start to the new term! We are continuing to work together to craft both setting and character descriptions and have spent the last week looking at and experimenting with exciting vocabulary to use in our upcoming mystery stories. The children are working confidently and could even tell any visitors […]

A sporting success!

What a fantastic sporting term we have had! As stated on the PE information page, Unsworth have joined together to work alongside QFirst Sports to enhance the sporting opportunities of the children from Early years all the way up to Y6. So far this term, Y1, Y3, Y4 and Y6 have experienced curriculum support sessions […]

Singing, investigating and getting creative!

With singing practice, our panto rehearsal and pop up Christmas cards, it most definitely feels like Christmas in Y3! The junior children have been working hard to learn all the words for their performance of ‘Aladdin trouble’, and Y3 and Y4 have the important job of singing all the songs in between. They have really […]

Communication is key in Year 3!

Over the last half term, Y3 have been focusing on invasion games in PE. Every Tuesday afternoon, Connor from QFirst sports works with the children to practise different skills and techniques that are needed to play different invasion games. So far they have worked in teams to find a space, got to grips with becoming […]