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Remembrance Poems by Prep IV

Remembrance Day- one of the saddest days of the year, Eager soldiers were ready to go, Mothers keeping the towns alive whilst the boys were gone, Everyone wanted to come out alive, Men wounded all over, Bombing was all around, … Continue reading

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Children in Need Ramble

Just a reminder that this Friday, Prep children will once again be participating in a #countryfileramble through Worsley Woods, in support of BBC Children in Need.  Please could parents remember to send all Prep children into school on Friday (13th) … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget

Children throughout Early Years have been learning about the importance and significance of the poppy, and have helped to create this beautiful, poignant display at the front of school.

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The Beast by Prep V

In Prep Five we have been learning about personification. Inspired by the 5th November and “Bonfire”, a poem by Jean Kenward, we have written our own poems which personify a fire. We have used adjectives, similes and alliteration to describe … Continue reading

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Victorian Peg People

The children in Prep V have been making Victorian peg people in their art lessons. Having researched clothes worn by rich and poor Victorians, they used a range of materials including fabric, pipe cleaners, felt pens and wool. It was … Continue reading

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Meet The New Bridgewater Prep Sports Captains

After much deliberation and careful appraisal of the twenty-four fantastic applicants to become the first Sports Captains at Bridgewater Prep, the decision has been made to appoint the following children to this new team of sporting ambassadors. Prep III were so … Continue reading

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Letters for lockdown

Prep IV is trying to shine a little light into the hearts of those less fortunate than ourselves. We have spent part of the morning writing heartfelt letters to the residents of Haslingden Hall Residential Home. The elderly residents are … Continue reading

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Performance Poetry

The recent National Poetry Day inspired a performance poetry challenge throughout the Prep department.  We hope you enjoy this selection of some of these performances.

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Where I’m From by Prep V

In Prep V we have been reading “Street Child” by Berlie Doherty, and thinking about homes and homelessness. For National Poetry Day, we read George Ella Lyons’s poem “Where I’m From”, then wrote our own versions. We hope you enjoy … Continue reading

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Abstract Noun Poems by Prep IV

The recent National Poetry Day inspired a range of poetic activities throughout the department.  Here are a few poems written by Prep IV. What are lies? If it were a colour, they would be as brown as mud in the … Continue reading

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