A tearful end to the week!

Emotions were high in Y5 this week as we said goodbye to the chicks yesterday. The children had become attached to the little chicks. They really did enjoy caring for the chicks, cleaning the brooder box each day and ensuring they had clean water and food.  We were surprised with how rapidly the chicks were […]

The Evolution of Learning

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 […]

The Merits of Music

It always gives me a great buzz when I arrive at Unsworth on Tuesdays to see children walking to school carrying guitars, ukuleles, violins and Brass instruments. I often think Tuesdays at Unsworth should be renamed ‘Tuneful Tuesdays.’ We really are very proud of the amount of music we manage to pack into the timetable […]

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, […]

What is success?

As a school we are always thinking about success and what that looks like for our children, staff, parents and governors. Throughout our daily practice we talk to children about being successful learners and developing their personal best across the curriculum and it is always so interesting to gather different individuals thoughts on what  “success” […]

Zakaria Masjid Visit

We had a lovely time this morning visiting the Zakaria Masjid in Bolton.  The whole class were very well behaved and engaged while our guide showed us around inside and explained how different features are used by worshippers. We asked (and answered!) lots of questions which showed the level of engagement and displayed what we […]