‘Responsibility and Contribution’ is a one of six skill sets within our pupil Passport For Learning and here you’ll find related examples from our daily school life. You can view all Passport related news by clicking the Passport icon above and you can find out more about our Passport For Learning on the Vision and Values page.
As well as several other tasks during Anti-Bullying week, we read the amazing poem by our very own Paul Jenkins - parent, governor, poet.
It really hit home with its powerful message. The children were then set the challenge of recording the poem using the school grounds as a different backdrop for each verse, edit it using iMovie then email...
Last week, seven year 6 pupils competed in the annual Quicksticks Hockey competition, held at Woodhey High School. The team won 3 of their 4 group games and finished runners up in their group, thereby qualifying for the semi finals. Holcombe Brook managed to win their semi-final 1-0, setting up a final against Christ Church Walshaw.
The final was a...
On our first day at the woods this year, with The Communitree Initiative, we baked apple crumble, played in the mud pit, climbed trees, played games, relaxed in the hammocks and created Halloween themed artwork. What a fun-filled day!
It was another memorable day for Golden Gate class at the woods. Thanks to Danny and Pete at Communitree, the children were able to make and cook their own calzone pizzas and pain au chocolat, use tools to carve and cut wood, make dens, play games and much much more!
The year 4 Reading Gladiators are now on their seventh book of the year - the marvellous 'The Unforgotten Coat' by Frank Cottrell-Boyce. Their challenge this month was to think about the theme of tolerance, acceptance and the challenges facing refugees the world over and create a piece of group artwork. The group worked very hard and have created...
Following a meeting recently, the school council mentioned that the climbing frame and gym equipment was looking very muddy. As you can see:
We came to the decision that our next meeting should be outside and we would carry out a clean up mission. Here we are, great teamwork:
Have a look how sparkly the equipment now looks - as good...
All year 6 children thoroughly enjoyed their morning at Crucial Crew, taking part in practical and informative workshops. There were so many important messages for the children to take in, messages that they will need to keep at the forefront of their mind when making the next step to High School.
This term our eCadets have delivered lessons in all of our KS2 classes and two whole school assemblies on staying safe online, being kind online and understanding digital footprints. Well done eCadet crew!!
everest class had an interesting afternoon finding out how to be safer on the Internet, being detectives and designing a safe poster about themselves.
Lots of good discussions!Great discussions and finding out how to keep safe
Two groups of girls in Taj Mahal were extremely generous with their time and effort recently, when they held cake sales to raise money for Bleakholt Animal Sanctuary. The girls managed to raise a massive £54.20 between them! Well done!