Curriculum Development at St Clare's

The curriculum is changing at St Clare's so in the summer of 2019, we brought together everyone involved with the school to discuss these important changes.   The children talked about what they liked to learn and how they like to go about learning it.   Adults listened to them and met together to…

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Lego Club

The Lego group, which meets each week in the library, makes all sorts of wonderful things.   Today they brought along an amazing dragon with a moving mouth.    To make this remarkable piece, everyone had a role and each person helped from design to finish.   Watch out for next week's little bit of…

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Tree Club Visit Wardley Hall

Pupils of St Clare's tree club had a wonderful day on a visit to see Bishop John at Wardley Hall before half term.   Fully kitted out, and drawing on the expertise they have developed in the weekly club, the children assisted with counting and recording the trees in the grounds and, while there,…

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Y2 Visit to Manchester City

Last week our Y2 pupils visited Manchester City's former training centre to participate in a football competition.   Once again, everyone had a great time and enjoyed showing off their wonderful skills during a very memorable day.    Our thanks go to Manchester City for organising the event once…

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Year 3 Footballers Enjoy a Great Day

10 of our Y3 pupils enjoyed a great day out at Manchester City's training centre last week and were delighted with the experience of representing St Clare's during a competition that saw them display their incredible teamwork and skills.    As you can see from the picture, it was a very special…

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Snowdon is Done

Last weekend, St Clare's staff involved in the Three Peaks challenge chalked off a second success on Mount Snowdon in Wales.   In very warm conditions, and after detailed preparations, they completed the arduous challenge in good time and followed this with their customary celebrations once down. …

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Y5 Football at Manchester City

Last week, Year 5 pupils enjoyed a wonderful afternoon taking part in a football competition with Manchester City.  The children fully involved themselves, playing well and supporting each other in their usual enthusiastic way during an afternoon they are sure to remember.

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Y4 Football

Last week Y4 footballers attended a competition at Manchester City and, as usual, represented the school in style, coming very close to winning the final.   Level at 1-1 in a very tight game, the boys eventually lost on penalties.   A great group, they can nonetheless be extremely proud of…

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Pupil Strikes Gold

One of our pupils struck gold during recent gymnastics finals and her recent haul comes after much hard work and guidance from her sister.   She is incredibly proud of her wonderful achievement and her teacher and teaching assistants were amazed to see her medals and photographs from a very…

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The Easter Story

During Holy Week pupils have been reflecting on the last days of Jesus, his journey to the cross and the Resurrection.   This stunning image was produced by one of our Y5 pupils as a piece of homework.

 

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Maths Rock Stars: How we know how we're doing

During this term, every class has been hard at work to improve their maths.   Now a group of Y6 pupils has helped analyse the impact of pupils' endeavours before setting out their findings  in a wonderful series of graphs and tables.  Thanks to their analysis, we now have a clear picture of how…

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When You Can't Get Out, Get Creative

When it snowed last week and pupils couldn't get out, one Y3 girl decided it was time to banish the long hours with a creative project all of her own.   I think you'll agree that it's just amazing.

 

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