OLHS Science Trip

Today, some of our Year 6 pupils were lucky enough to go to Our Lady's and take part in an electricity workshop.

 

Pupils learnt all about electricity, conductors and insulators, and had opportunities to use exciting equipment to build their own circuits. They also joined together in a…

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Debatemate Launch Trip!

Just before half-term, 12 lucky students from across years 5 and 6 were chosen to attend the launch of Debatemate.

Debatemate is a fantastic program where pupils learn useful skills such as public speaking, how to deliver a balanced argument, and how to get their point across. It is also…

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Year 6 Trip to Stockport Air Raid Shelter

Earlier this week our Year Six pupils had a fantastic day at Stockport Air Raid Shelter! They dressed as evacuees and spent the day role playing what it must have been like for young children during World War 2. 

Children started the day by learning war time songs, then went on to do some 1940s…

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Year 6 Trip to OLHS Forest School

Today, all of our Year 6 pupils were lucky enough to visit OLHS' new Outdoor Learning Area.

Enjoying the sunshine they all found a unique place to sit, and in their sketch books created some pieces of art, inspired by the nature around them.

The pupils loved the different elements of the…

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Post-SATs Celebrating!

All our Year 6 pupils have had an incredibly busy week with their SATs, and all staff at St Clare's are so proud of them! The pupils have worked so hard and showed such resilience throughout the week. After their last exam, we took advantage of the lovely weather and enjoyed spending some time…

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6H Blog: Winning Entry

During ICT this half term, year 6 pupils have been learning all about E-Safety, staying safe online, and writing blogs. We have looked in detail at what makes a good blog, how blogs can be helpful, how blogs can be harmful, and what particular types of blogs the children enjoy. We ended the unit…

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Debatemate Launch at Manchester University!

Earlier today, our new Debating Team went on an exciting visit to Manchester University, for this years Debatemate Launch. The pupils got to experience what being a University Student must feel like, as they sat in one of the humongous lecture theatres. The Launch was incredibly exciting, it was…

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Black History Month

At the beginning of October, KS2 has a wonderful time celebrating Black History Month. 

In class, each year group chose a different inspirational Person to base all their work around, which resulted in some fantastic biography writing, and amazing portraits. The children found that learning…

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KS2 Author Visit

Our Key Stage Two pupils were extremely lucky this week to receive a visit from published author Eamonn Riley. He delivered an assembly all about what it isn’t like to be an author, and showcased some of his fabulous books.

Some pupils were lucky enough to get up close and personal and bought…

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Debatemate Final

Earlier this week, St Clare's Debate Team were extremely lucky to get to go and debate against other schools, at Manchester University. The pupils  thoroughly enjoyed debating in a professional setting and feeling like university students.

The two motions they debated were:
1- This House…

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Explosive Homework!

For the finale of our exciting Charles Darwin topic, one of our pupils has put a lot of time and effort in at home to make an incredible volcano! The design of the volcano was fantastic and incredibly detailed (our favourite bit was broccoli trees!) and it is clear she has taken pride in her…

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A Debatemate Victory!

St Clare's Debatemate Squad attended their second UDL round at Plymouth yesterday  (Tuesday 13th March). They had a wonderful time and took part in two debates:


1- This House Believes that voting should be compulsory for everyone over the age of 18.
2- This House Believes that the internet…

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