The Great Space Share

The science ambassadors visited St Malachy's RC Primary School, along with many other schools for a fun filled afternoon all about space! They listened to an astronomer, touched real meteor rocks, completed art and craft activities, programmed Lego Mindstorms that were replicating moon buggies and…

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Year 3 do P4C

3S have been exploring philosophical issues surrounding Christmas and giving. We looked at a number of images of children receiving and giving gifts and then read a lovely poem which mentions how lucky some people are at Christmas. We then discussed how some people may not be as fortunate as us…

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Y3 Christmas Jumper Yoga

3S enjoyed their festive p.e lesson as they took part in a cosmic yoga lesson, whilst wearing their lovely Christmas jumpers.

 

 

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Heart Dissection

Our Year 6 children were working scientifically and dissecting lamb hearts.

The children thoroughly enjoyed it and were able to find the different chambers.

Using string they were able to see how the blood flows through the heart.

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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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Science Ambassador forest School Visit

Our newly appointed Science Ambassadors were very lucky to visit the new forest school area at Our Lady's High School this week. We had a delivery of over 1000 bulbs to plant around our school, and the children decided to share the bulbs with the forest school area. 

 

The Ambassadors did 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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Library visit to nursery

Nursery class were very lucky to have Alison from Manchester Library Service visit us. Alison told us all about the library and how we can all join and have our very own library card! Alison also read us a story called “Simon Sock.” We loved listening to the story and were all lucky enough to each…

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Nursery leaf picking

We have been learning all about the changes in the seasons now Autumn is upon us.  The children observed that lots of the leaves had fallen from the trees onto the outdoor play area. We set about collecting the leaves using wheelbarrows, brushes and shovels.  The children worked brilliantly as a…

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Digital Leaders First Meeting

Our newly appointed Digital Leaders went to their first meeting yesterday. They were shown how to run the website they will be using to achieve 9 badges!!

To achieve these badges the children have to work as a team to complete computing based activities and will be up against other schools to…

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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 5 Art

12 Year 5 children were selected to go to Our Lady’s High School for an Art Transition. The pupils had to design their own coral reef using mixed media  and lots of different materials before completing a final piece. The children thoroughly enjoyed this experience and did very…

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