Category Archives: Education

2016 Yr 6 SATs information

The pupils in Yr 6 will be taking the SATs in May this year and will be tested against the NEW revised curriculum. There are 2 main changes to the content of the tests and the reporting this year. Firstly, … Continue reading

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Mayoral Visit to School

We welcomed the Mayor for South Ribble and the Consort to officially open our Pond and the MUGA this morning. The Mayor arrived at 9.30am and was greeted by our wonderful School Councillors and 2 representatives from each class. We … Continue reading

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Welcome Back Sept 2014

The new academic year is with us 🙂 This makes me very happy. Our staff have been in school over summer getting everything ready for another wonderful year, but it is when the children are back that the place absolutely … Continue reading

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Aurasma

We are going to start using Aurasma in school. This allows people to scan an image with the Aurasma App which them makes the image come to life. More details and a link to download the app can be found … Continue reading

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Boys and Writing – Girls and Maths!!!

It is a national problem. Girls usually do better than boys in writing and boys usually do better than girls in Maths in the KS 2 SATs. Our school usually follows this pattern too. So……… we aim to do something about … Continue reading

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2014 – New Year

2014 has arrived and with it the start of another term in school. The foci (or I believe we can use ‘focuses’ now) for this term’s assemblies are ‘Resilience’ and ‘Famous People’. I am always reminded, when we look at Resilience, of … Continue reading

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Makey Makey music for Xmas

School has purchased some MaKey MaKeys which are quite simply fab! They allow users to interact with the computer using objects instead of the keyboard and mouse. See here for details. So for Xmas, we turned some bananas into a … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” — Nelson Mandela 1918 – … Continue reading

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Food Week – Friday

I have really enjoyed Food Week. The children have learnt so much about food and about local food, where it is produced and how it is grown and distributed. Thank you so much to all parents and family who have … Continue reading

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Food Week

Song about Food – Glorious Food song from Oliver Food is really important! We are so lucky to be surrounded by cheap accessible food. People go to war over food. We must never take it for granted. History of Food … Continue reading

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