Author Archives: Mr Hurst

About Mr Hurst

I am proud to be the headteacher at Lever House Primary School. I love learning and feel so lucky to be involved in the education of children. I work with wonderful people and am always looking to make things at school fun and exciting. I am an Apple Distinguished Educator and Lever House is the Apple Regional Training Centre for Lancashire West.

Maths Question

As part of our thinking work (see – http://head.leverhouse.net/2016/12/05/thinking-board/) our KS 2 children have been working on a Maths puzzle – using all the digits – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 IN ORDER and then adding … Continue reading

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Santa made time to visit today…..

Santa took time out of his busy schedule and managed to park his sleigh on our roof to pay a visit to our EYFS and KS1 children. Have a look at some photos of our Xmas lunch and the present … Continue reading

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Santa is on his way

We encourage our pupils to check out where Santa is using the NORAD tracker, so that they can be tucked up in bed in time for his visit! NORAD have been tracking Santa for 61 years!. Click here for a countdown and … Continue reading

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EYFS / KS 1 Xmas production

What a wonderful way to bring in Christmas 2016. Click on the link below to have a look at some photos from the performance. Well done everyone – we are all very proud of you.

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Pantomime Trip 2016

Our Yr 2 pupils had a wonderful time at King George’s Hall in Blackburn to watch Dick Whittington and his Cat. They enthusiastically joined in from the audience….       …..and then a couple of pupils were invited up … Continue reading

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Thinking Board

We have put up 2 whiteboards in the KS 2 corridors and we are going to invite pupils to write on them! They will be writing their thoughts about the question that I am going to write on them – … Continue reading

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Library Books

Thank you so much to Miss Chorley’s Reading group. They raised money last year to purchase some extra reading books for school. They planned their own activities, you helped them raise the money, they choose the book titles and now … Continue reading

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TED talks for teachers

Here is the list of talks that Educators Technology suggests all teachers should watch: 1- Every Kid Needs A Champion by Rita Pierson 2- How to Escape Education’s Death Valley by Sir Ken Robinson  3- The Key to Success ? Grit by Angela Lee Duckworth … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2016

On Friday the 11th Nov, our school will hold a Remembrance Assembly followed by 1 minute’s silence at 11.00am. We will do this to remember all those who have fought not only in the World Wars, but the more than … Continue reading

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Non-negotiables – high expectations EVERY time.

There are many skills our pupils need to master in order to meet the end of year expectations. This requires hard work and a great deal of effort. Our pupils and staff set very high standards for themselves. In order to … Continue reading

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