This year’s School Councillors have been fantastic! They have been so hardworking and reliable. The Councillors have listened to their classes about ideas for school and have spent a lot of time making things happen, such as Red Nose Day, the Parking Charter and discussions about the cloakrooms. Well done to all of you! Here […]
Another busy week in Year 5 and as always I have been impressed with the children’s attitudes towards their work. We have enjoyed creating some lovely artwork inspired by the artist Hundertwasser which is now on display along KS2 corridor. Why not pop in to have a look. Over the last few weeks the children […]
Nurturing and developing children’s creativity is one of the most rewarding aspects of being a teacher. This week has been one of those weeks where children have been given a range of opportunities to be creative through using a range of different mediums such as art, music, drama, play and writing. It is through these […]
Collaboration has always been a huge part of Unsworth, both within and beyond the school. In its purest form collaboration simply means working with someone to produce something and links to words such as cooperation, alliance, partnership or combination. It is so important to view our school as a collaboration of lots of different partners, […]
There are so many activities across a school week, beyond our lessons, that help to build our children’s experience, confidence and enjoyment. We have done a lot of thinking about this and how a child’s primary school experience needs to be rich, varied and engaging. This week was no exception. At the end of the […]
Recently our Y6 class visited Robinwood for a residential and had a great time. We thought we would share with you some of the photographs from the trip so you could see for yourselves all the different activities that the children got up to.
Currently, the teaching profession is experiencing a period of significant change, with a new curriculum that is in its infancy, the removal of assessment levels, the introduction of a new SEND code of practice, the reduction in capacity of Local Authorities to offer support and the growing pressure on schools to deliver more and more […]
Each evening this week the children will be bringing home some resources from the UK Safer Internet Centre. You can click here to access a range of other materials from them. In school we will be raising further awareness about using the Internet safely as an extension of the work we already do through our curriculum.
When we think of evolution we often think first of Charles Darwin and his work around the process by which different organisms are believed to have developed from earlier forms during the history of the earth. It’s interesting through to consider the fact that evolution means the “gradual development of something.” I have been lucky enough […]
What an eventful week in Year 5. We began the week with the arrival of the incubator and 10 eggs. Not expecting the eggs to hatch until Wednesday we had a lovely surprise at the end of Tuesday when one of the chicks appeared. By Wednesday morning we had a whole incubator full of yellow […]