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 […]

A review of how our school works

Yesterday 2 Bury Headteachers visited our school to see how it works.  As part of this exercise they met with 3 Governors, myself, Mr Howarth and Ms Channon.  The purpose of the meeting was to find out what role the Governors play in the school….we had lots to tell them!  They asked us several questions, […]

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 […]

Our Ghanaian visitor

Last week we were extremely lucky when we heard Miss McGrath’s friend from Ghana was visiting Unsworth Primary! Raymond came into visit Year 3 to answer our questions based on our current Geography based enquiry; ‘What is life like to grow up in Ghana?’ The children enjoyed hearing about Raymond’s life in the capital city of Accra. […]

Y2’s visit to the Jewish Museum

Year 2 visited the Jewish Museum in Manchester and spent the morning looking and handling a range of different sacred artefacts. The children were able to experience what it would be like to be in a Synagogue and had lots of questions to ask our guide. Below is a gallery from the visit so that you can […]