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Fun in the Snow, by Miss Kelly

Date: 19th Jan 2023 @ 4:00pm

Wer have had so much fun in the snow this week!


The children enjoyed our seasons walk, we listened to the snow crunching under our feet and even made some snow men!


Today we developed our fine motor strength by spraying food colouring and water onto the snow!

Year 6 - Clay hearts, by Miss Hulse

Date: 13th Jan 2023 @ 2:22pm

Our task was to create a model heart using clay. We used the images and prievious learning to try and include the different parts. 

Christmas Party Time in Nursery!, by Mrs Andrews

Date: 16th Dec 2022 @ 1:29pm

We had a fantastic time at our Christmas party.  We danced to Christmas music and had a special visit from Father Christmas.  We also have lots of lovely treats to eat, yummy! 

Nursery's First Nativity Play, by Mrs Andrews

Date: 14th Dec 2022 @ 3:50pm

In nursery, we performed our first nativity play.  We had to remember what to do on the stage and sing songs all about the very first Christmas.

KS2 Christmas Production, by Miss Hulse

Date: 12th Dec 2022 @ 3:43pm

KS2 performed a fantastic production of Silent Night. 


Silent Night is a delightful children's nativity set in 19th century Austria, where the villagers of Oberndorf are busy preparing for their Christmas Eve pageant. Amidst the hustle and bustle, they realise that naughty mice have destroyed the church organ. How will they organise music for their special celebrations at such short notice?

Discover through this beautifully adapted story how a poem written by a parish priest resulted in the well-loved carol Silent Night.

Carol Concert, by Miss Hulse

Date: 12th Dec 2022 @ 3:40pm

We had a beautiful carol concert this morning, with all the children singing a mixture of traditional carols. This reminded us of the true meaning of Christmas. 

Manchester United Player Led Competition, by Miss Kyte

Date: 5th Dec 2022 @ 1:59pm

Last week, seven Year Five and Six pupils were chosen to represent St Peters at a football tournament held by Manchester United Academy. The tournament was player led meaning that the team had to manage themselves in terms of formation, substitutions and game strategy. The tournament also had a World Cup theme and the country we were chosen to represent was Brazil. The boys played a range of teams and all of our players were fantastic. Their determination, competitiveness and sportsmanship throughout the competitition was impeccable. Well done boys! 

Owl Visit, by Miss Kelly

Date: 24th Nov 2022 @ 4:30pm

This week we had some very special visitors! 

After learning all about Owl Babies and nocturnal animals the children had a special visit from a range of different owls, including barn owls and burrowing owls. The owls enjoyed flying around our hall, eating their food and even sitting on top of the climbing frame! The children were also able to hold one of the owls, take a look at the photos. 


4J's Class Assembly, by Mr Jolly

Date: 24th Nov 2022 @ 10:26am

4J's Class Assembly was all about their Linking Network with Hopwood Community. It explored the idea of indetify and friendship amongst different cultures and generations with the message that you should love your neighbour. 

Jodrell Bank Trip - Year 5 16.11.22, by Miss Healey

Date: 18th Nov 2022 @ 2:11pm

We had the most amazing time at Jodrell Bank! We saw some fascinating things and explored space in a brilliant virtual reality experience. We learnt lots of interesting facts, made a rocket, fire-tornado and a marshmallow man explode! Have a look :)

Bird Feeders, by Miss Kelly

Date: 17th Nov 2022 @ 4:02pm

This week we have been learning all about Owl Babies, in the story the mother owl leaves her babies to go hunting, we now know that this means finding other animals to eat! We decided we would make some bird feeders to hang from our trees and feed the brids in our outdoor area. First we had to use our fine motor strength to push the seeds into the apple, we then attached two twigs to the apple for the birds to perch on and hung them from the trees. 

Year 6 - Science - Physics unit - Light, by Miss Hulse

Date: 15th Nov 2022 @ 4:07pm

Today, Year 6 used the idea that light travels in straight lines to explain why shadows have the same shape as the objects that cast them.

We thought about:
What happens to the shadow when the torch is closer to the object?
What happens to the shadow when the torch is further away from the object?

4J's Poetry Recital, by Mr Jolly

Date: 15th Nov 2022 @ 2:43pm

Today, we learnt our poems, that we created earlier in the unit, off by heart and then performed them. We could either choose our Haiku or Tanka about bonfire night or our Cinquain about Armistice Day.

A Haiku is a Japanese poem about nature with 3 lines and a syllable pattern of 5,7,5. A Tanka is a reply to somebodies Haiku. It adds two extra lines with 7 syllables in each of those. A Cinquain is a 5 lined poem, oriignating in France, with a syllable pattern of 2,4,6,8,2. 

Year One Legoland Trip, by Mrs Anderson

Date: 14th Nov 2022 @ 3:27pm

Last Wednesday we went on our trip to Legoland. We took part in a Spinning Top workshop where we created spinning tops and launchers to make our spinners spin for as long as possible! We went on the rides at Legoland before exploring the different activities that we could do there. We all had such a fun day! 


Year One Legoland Trip, by Miss Kyte

Date: 14th Nov 2022 @ 3:19pm

Last Wednesday we went on our trip to Legoland. We took part in a Spinning Top workshop where we created spinning tops and launchers to make our spinners spin for as long as possible! We went on the rides at Legoland before exploring the different activities that we could do there. We all had such a fun day! 



Year 6 - Lowry educational visit, by Miss Hulse

Date: 9th Nov 2022 @ 1:03pm

Moving Figures – Lowry

Year 6 visited The Lowry in Salford to look at the collection of Laurence Stephen Lowry’s work. This provided the children with a critical and curatorial analysis of his work and the children were able to focus on moving figures.

Linking Network at M6 Theatre-November 2022, by Mrs Cavill

Date: 9th Nov 2022 @ 12:31pm

What a fanatastic day we had yesterday at M6 Theatre. We met many new friends from our Linking school in Heywood and watched a brilliant play called "Sunflowers and Sheds." We played drama games and thought about how we could improve the world. We even got to talk to the actors afterwards and ask them questions.

Year 6 - The Imperial War Museum North, by Miss Hulse

Date: 9th Nov 2022 @ 8:34am

What was life like for children during WW2?

Year 6 visited The Imperial War Museum North in Salford to learn more about what life was like during WWI and WWII. The children focussed on the impact of war for children and how the effects changed lives.

Year 6 - Geography Fieldtrip, by Miss Hulse

Date: 9th Nov 2022 @ 8:19am

Where does all of our stuff come from?

We went on a walk of our extended local area, thinking about products and how they are produced locally. We thought about the impact of different factories, bakeries and shops etc and how this has an impact on our local area.

M6 Theatre visit with Hopwood, by Mr Jolly

Date: 8th Nov 2022 @ 8:44am

Cross Country Competition, by Miss Kyte

Date: 1st Nov 2022 @ 5:50pm

Before half term six children from Years Five and Six represented St Peters Church of England Primary School in a cross country event at Fallinge Park High school. The event consisted of lots of primary schools from the Rochdale borough and was a mix of both boys and girls races. The children each ran 2 kilometers on a track that had been set up on Fallinge Park school field. Despite the cold and windy conditions, each pupil performed excellently and they all confidently completed the cross country run within the alloted time. Well done! 

4C Linking Poem, by Mrs Cavill

Date: 21st Oct 2022 @ 4:58pm

Black History Month - Year 5, by Miss Healey

Date: 21st Oct 2022 @ 3:39pm

We looked at Black musicians this year as part of our Black History Month studies. Year 5 was given the theme of rappers, we chose Run DMC's - "It's like that" as our focus song. We learnt the words and the social relevancies of the lyrics, then created a dance-off style music video, putting our own spin on the official music video. We hope you love it as much as we do! :) 

Year 6 - Fossil projects, by Miss Hulse

Date: 21st Oct 2022 @ 2:27pm

6H have brought in some amazing projects linking to our 'Evolution and Inheritance' topics in science. 

Pete the Cat by Eric Litwin in Nursery, by Mrs Andrews

Date: 20th Oct 2022 @ 4:07pm

In nursery we have been bringing the book 'Pete the Cat and his White Shoes' by Eric Litwin to life.  We have been acting out the story, making playdough cats, singing cat number songs, painting pictures of cats and creating a story map. We even made up own story called 'Dot the Dog and her white socks' who stepped in oranges and bananas. We talked about pets and shared pictures of our pets that live in our house.  We have had an amazing first half term in our new nursery class.

Who we are

We look to provide a safe, secure, stimulating Christian environment in which all our children feel happy and valued as individuals, and where they can learn and play to the best of their abilities, and therefore reach their full potential.

Where we are

St Peter's Church of England Primary School
Muriel Street,
OL16 5JQ

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