Year 6 recently went to Styal Mill in Cheshire to learn about the lives of children working in a cotton mill during the Victorian period. This was to consolidate their learning in Humanities and to help prepare them for writing a diary entry in English of a child mill worker.
Infant & Junior News
Our Reception pupils have been learning about Remembrance Day and the significance of the poppy. We have all contributed our creative skills to make a giant poppy. We listened to The Last Post and observed the two-minute silence on Friday too.
The Primary Phase had their first Netball match against Westholme on Monday, 13th November. 19 pupils from Year 5 and 6 enjoyed the experience, despite the chilly temperatures!
The pupils all performed really well and made significant improvements with their skills and teamwork as the match ensued.
Alayana Ahmed won her Triple Jump for the first ever time at Lancashire County Sportshall, Blackpool, 12th of November 2017. This is a great start for her new athletics season 2017/2018 following on from her hugely successful season last year.
For her age group, under 11s, Alayana ran the joint fastest time for the 75 metres at 10.6 and fourth fastest time for the 150 metres at 21.7 in the UK.
This season, at 11 regional medal meetings, Alayana won 12 Golds, 3 Silvers and 5 Bronzes in events such as the 75 metres, 80 metres, 150 metres, Long Jump and High Jump.