Year 5 enjoyed a trip to Smithills Hall, where they found out about life inside a Victorian home. We dressed up, carried out role-play and had an interesting tour around the old historic building. The class trip helped kick-start our new history topic on the Industrial Revolution and the Victorian period. A few children were … Read moreStep Back in Time
We have been learning about different forces in Year 5, which has been challenging but interesting. Use the key vocabulary in bold below, to describe what you have learned, and what you understand by these words. Try and use examples to explain your new knowledge. gravity, push, pull, friction, grip, slip, smooth, rough, water resistance, … Read moreFeel the Force!
We have visited Burrs Park as a part of our topic on rivers. Can you tell us about some of the natural and man-made features of the park which you saw there?
Christmas Card CompetitionCan you design an exciting, fancy Christmas card using a computer? Fancy your chances at winning a special prize? Have a go! There will be a winner selected from the EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. Each winner will receive a prize. The Key Stage 2 winning entry will also be … Read moreChristmas Card Competition
Year 5 had an enjoyable and interesting visit to the Zakariyaa Mosque. We were shown around the large and modern place of worship, just outside the town centre. The visit was part of our RE lessons on Islam and Hajj, giving us the opportunity to ask questions and reflect on what it means to be … Read moreOur visit to the Zakariyaa Mosque
The whole school was involved in a variety of activities for our Peace Day. We were thinking about ways that we can live more peacefully in our own lives, in our communities and in the world. In year 4, we tried to make origami peace cranes. It was a little difficult, but with some help … Read morePeace Day 30th June 2017
This week, in class we have been describing the appearance of characters from stories, using adjectives to describe, prepositions to say where something is and similes to compare. We would like you to try to describe a character to help you with your work in school next week. I have given you pictures of tribespeople … Read moreHomework 12/05/17 – character description
This week in literacy we have been describing a setting for a legend using our senses and prepositions. Choose one of the pictures to describe. Write in the past tense. ( I could see / there was ) Use prepositions to say where things are. Which ones can you remember that we’ve used? Think about … Read moreHomework 05/05/17
Please read the following sentences and add an appropriate sentence opener. The man trudged slowly along the long winding road. The light trickled through the open window like liquid gold. The black cat purred contentedly as it lay on a soft brown sofa. The rabbit gnawed at its carrot ravenously as it sat in its … Read moreSentence Openers – Fiction / Non-Fiction
British Science Week 2017 As part of British Science Week 2017, the children at The Valley Primary School will be taking part in a range of fun activities and experiments. I would like to know about your favourite science experiment and what you learned. Can the tell me who these people are and why they are … Read moreBritish Science Week