Image of Maple: Earthquakes and Volcanoes
by /blog/author/mnaughton on 20 February 2024

Maple: Earthquakes and Volcanoes

Last half term in Maple class were looking at earthquakes and volcanoes. Throughout the half term, we have been using different techniques to understand how earthquakes and volcanoes impact the environment and show what happens. We have taken part in making a seismometer to measure an...

Image of Primary Parents Lunch
by /blog/author/mnaughton on 9 February 2024

Primary Parents Lunch

As part of our continued focus on the importance of healthy eating as a Healthy School, this week we have welcomed primary parents into school to enjoy a school dinner with their children. On Tuesday, parents from Apple, Oak and Elm classes came into school for their lunch followed...

Image of Apple Tree Science
by /blog/author/mnaughton on 5 February 2024

Apple Tree Science

Apple Tree class have been learning about heat in science this half term. We have been exploring solid substances and finding out what happens when they melt. The pupils have explored different coloured ice cubes, chocolate and hot chocolate so far. When it snowed, the pupils were able to...

Image of U16's Football
by /blog/author/mnaughton on 1 February 2024

U16's Football

KS4 had their second round of fixtures in the U16’s Lancashire School Games Ability Counts Football League this week at Play Football in Preston and it was their best ever visit. They played 7 games winning 4, drawing 1 and losing 2. Having not won more than one game in a round of...

Image of The Big Birdwatch
by /blog/author/mnaughton on 31 January 2024

The Big Birdwatch

Last week our focus in Primary assembly was 'The Big Birdwatch.' Elm Tree Class learned about some of the work that the RSPB carries out, and activities we could do to participate in The Big Birdwatch.  Elm Tree used a key skills lesson to follow instructions to make...

Image of Pantomime Visit!
by /blog/author/mnaughton on 19 January 2024

Pantomime Visit!

For our Spring 1 experience day, the Secondary department had a Pantomime visit! During drama, our learners are focusing on the topic of Panto, so this visit was a fantastic, first-hand experience for us to learn from! We all watched and enjoyed the story of 'Jack and the...

Image of 3SC Space Centre
by /blog/author/mnaughton on 8 January 2024

3SC Space Centre

3SC have had a fantastic start to the new year by going on a class trip to the SPACE centre in Preston! All of the pupils in 3SC had a brilliant, multi sensory experience. They enjoyed the slide, the bubble ball pit, the massage chair, the hammock swing, the water bed and the many...

Image of Stable by Starlight
by /blog/author/mnaughton on 21 December 2023

Stable by Starlight

This year's primary nativity was 'Stable by Starlight'.  The primary pupils were fantastic! Staff and parents were very proud of their performance.  Willow class have written about their primary nativity experience.  Our...

Image of Primary Christmas Dinner
by /blog/author/mnaughton on 21 December 2023

Primary Christmas Dinner

On Tuesday 19th December, the primary department came together for their Christmas dinner!  The pupils sat in the hall with their peers and enjoyed the delicious meal made by the catering team. Following this, the pupils enjoyed a disco! There was lots of...

Image of 34T: Christmas Lunch Mats
by /blog/author/mnaughton on 15 December 2023

34T: Christmas Lunch Mats

In art today we used a range of materials to create Christmas cards for home and also prepared our Christmas lunch mats for next week. In Music, we independently chose pop songs to listen to and after discussed our likes and dislikes about the song. Some students discussed the themes and...

Image of Elm Tree: Victorian Britain
by /blog/author/mnaughton on 13 December 2023

Elm Tree: Victorian Britain

This half term the topic in Key Stage 2 is Victorian Britain! In Elm, we have been exploring typical Victorian toys and comparing them to modern toys. We have also cooked some typical Victorian recipes in food technology! We used costumes to act out a Victorian tea party whilst eating the...

Image of Pine Tree: Money
by /blog/author/mnaughton on 13 December 2023

Pine Tree: Money

This half term in Maths, Pine Class have been focusing on Money. The pupils have been learning about coins and notes and using these to buy items in the class role play 'shop'. Pupils have been able to match and sort coins by quantity, size and colour, with some pupils recognising...

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