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we had lots of fun in the sun for our no red card treat. Take a look at our pictures below:  

Leaving Gift

Year 6 as you know have been extremely busy this year fundraising. As they leave us for pastures new they have left a fabulous parting gift of over 200 new books! Each book has a sticker in the front to say that it is gift from Year 6 2016. Thank you for all your...

Leavers Trip

Year 6 had a fantastic day at Jump Extreme and the Play Factore....

Blackpool Zoo

To complete our topic on Safari Animals all of the children were invited on a school trip to Blackpool zoo. They got to see lots of different animals, hunt for mini beasts and they even watched a Sea Lion show. The children had such a fun day out! Take a look at our...

Special Lunch

This week our 'Special Lunch' winners were Sophie, Charlie, Indie, Aimee and Jack. They were awarded 10 Dojo's for always trying their best and working so hard. Well done!

Year 1 MOSI

We had a fabulous day today at the museum of science and industry. It enhances our topic on changes in the past.

Year 1 summer walk

Despite the rain we managed to have lots of fun on our trees, flowers and plants hunt. We even had some fun on the park too. [gallery...

Amazing Year 6

This week our Year 6 children sat their end of key stage 2 tests. Their attitude and effort has been amazing as ever we are really proud of you. Well done!

Nursery Places

We have got places available in our Nursery for the September intake. If your child is 3 and over and would like a place, please contact the school office on 01204...

Fantastic Forces Day!

After learning about the Steam Train we then looked at the space race. We made paper rockets and added fins of different sizes to them to try to beat the forces of gravity and air resistance. We then launched them in the air with a remote-controlled launcher, learning...

Fantastic Forces Day!

In the morning we learnt about the incredible Stephenson's rocket from 1829, we were taught about the rise of steam power and discovered how steam pistons work with the story of the Rainhill trials. We were allowed to power Mr B's working model of 'Rocket' around a...

Fantastic Forces Day!

In the afternoon we talked about the invention of the motor car by Karl Benz in 1895. We learnt about the forces of friction and drag in this activity by creating and designing a rocket powered car to run on a set track against our classmates! We had to change its...

Seven Acres Trip

Year 3 had a full day trip to Seven Acres for our Green Fingers Topic. We learnt all about the parts of a plant and flower, the life cycle of a plant, what plants needs to grow, we searched for wild flowers and played lots of fun games! We also saw a deer,...

Year 1 Fire Safety and First Aid

Fire safety and first aid Year 1 learnt all about fire safety and how to stay safe. We also learnt how to help somebody who was not breathing. Remember to check your fire alarm regularly and if it doesn't work phone the fire station to arrange for them to come out and...

Visit from Watoto

We were thrilled to have a visit from Watoto this week. They are an  African Choir and they were amazing. They talked to us about their lives in Africa and performed some wonderful songs and dance routines. Some of the children and staff  joined them too. Thank you so...

French Day 2016

Here at Blackshaw we were very lucky to have Junior Chefs Academy in our school for our French Day! The children enjoyed learning all things French and even learn't about different French foods. All of the children here at Blackshaw were involved in this wonderful...

First Aid

Thanks to the PTA, Year 6 spent the whole day with St Johns ambulance staff on Monday, completing the First Aid in a day course. They thoroughly enjoyed themselves and learnt about CPR, choking, basic first aid and even how to bandage wounds....

French Day

We had an amazing day today! We started the morning with a French themed cookery class. We looked the part in our chef outfits! We all made a crepe aux fruit (pancake with fruit) and enjoyed tasting the finished product back in class afterwards! Miss Isherwood...

Summer 1 Newsletter

Year 2 Curriculum Newsletter Summer Term 1 Here are the usual reminders and information to ensure you are fully aware of routines and procedures. PE – every Tuesday Snacks – children can bring in their own healthy snack for playtime Attendance/punctuality – please be...

First Aid and French Day

What a busy first week back! Each class has taken part in St Johns First Aid sessions from Monday to Wednesday and then on Thursday and Friday we have had Junior Chef in school and every child has taken home a crepe to celebrate our French Day  A brilliant start to...