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Tips for Encouraging Open Discussions about Digital Lives

Most parents frequently chat with their child about how things are going at school or what’s happening in their friendship groups – but those discussions often doesn’t extend to youngsters’ online activities. In fact, National Online Safety conducted a recent … Continue reading

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Runners brave the cold at Scarisbrick

The ISA North Junior Cross Country Championships took place this week at Scarisbrick Hall and, as befitting a cross country event, the weather conditions were not the best – extremely cold and windy! All of our runners did well in … Continue reading

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Would you like to fly my paper plane?

As part of their topic on Flight, Prep I have made their own paper aeroplanes and then used them to investigate whether they will fly further indoors or outside. They used metre sticks and trundle wheels to measure the distance. … Continue reading

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Ordinary life at Ordsall Hall? Prep IV investigate…

Prep IV had a fantastic learning experience when History came to life during their visit to Ordsall Hall. We learnt about the types of feast the Tudors have, what they used to smell nice, how the servants lived compared to the Lords and Ladies, … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Fly a Kite…

Prep I have been designing and making kites as part of their topic on Flight this term. We have been looking at natural and man-made things that fly as well as imagining where we would fly to if we had … Continue reading

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It’s all Greek to me! Prep V bring history to life…

Prep Five travelled back in time today when we were visited by Penelope from Athens and Andros, a warrior from Sparta, each trying to prove that their city was the best. Firstly, we investigated some Athenian artefacts. We enjoyed trying … Continue reading

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Cross country runners brave the frost

Well done to those hardy souls who braved the cold and frosty conditions last Saturday to run in the latest edition of the Salford Schools cross country race series. It was a tough competition with a big turn out of … Continue reading

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Ariya’s making moves in chess

Prep III’s Ariya in making waves in local and regional chess competitions. In a recent tournament – the Junior Trials – held at the Swinton Chess Academy, Ariya blazed a path through the field, winning all five of the games … Continue reading

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Florence dances to success

Our very talented hardworking Prep IV student Florence has been part of a dance squad that has won the ICC Cheer and Dance Championships at the weekend. She has now been invited to the Battle of the Champions in July. … Continue reading

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London in Flames!

Prep I had an exciting morning today when they recreated their own ‘Great Fire of London, street scene on the playground. Before Christmas as part of their topic on the Great Fire, the children created their own houses. Finally the … Continue reading

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