Myths, Maths and Maps!

What a great week we’ve had. I have been amazed with the growing confidence with which the children are tackling their work. The children are working brilliantly with each other and are supporting each other in their learning. We started the week with sharing our brilliant mythical stories which the children enjoyed writing. I spent […]

The Easter Story in Reception

In Reception, children are introduced to the world of religion in terms of special people, books, times, places and objects. They listen to and talk about stories. They are introduced to religious words and they reflect on their own feelings and experiences. Our Spring focus in RE has been ‘Belonging’ and has focused on Christianity. […]

Working together

We have had an exciting week since our return after half term. Three times each year we plan a ‘whole-school enquiry’ in which we develop a set of skills across every class. Our current enquiry is entitled ‘If you go down to the woods today..’ and focuses on developing mapping skills in geography. We have […]

Head Teachers Leading Assessment

I was lucky enough to be invited to attend the training session that Mrs Reynolds and Mr Rhodes were holding for 16 Bury Headteachers this morning in the new training room at school.  The focus of the session was “assessment”.  This morning’s session was the first of three and was very informative.  It was extremely […]

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 […]

Learning to be a good digital citizen!

This week year 2 spent some time reflecting on what the Internet is and how they use it. The children had lots of different ideas about what they thought the Internet was, such as: “something that is in the clouds” “a place to play games” “something you connect your wifi to” “a virtual place where you […]

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 […]