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  • 10 Nov 2018

    First World War Centenary

    Everyone at St Chad’s came together this week to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. This was a fantastic learning opportunity for all of the school and each year group had their own unique way of commemorating it. Some classes made their own poppies in a number of different ways, as well as […]

  • 12 Oct 2018

    Exploring Ancient Maya hieroglyphs

    Today, we were sculpting Ancient Maya hieroglyphs from clay. Check out some of our symbols below!  Can you guess what they mean?

  • 28 Sep 2018

    Year 5/6 trip to the Museum of Science and Industry

    Year 5/6 had a brilliant time today at the Museum of Science and Industry.  We started off with playing in the interactive Experiment! room. We then watched and took part in a live demonstration all about Manchester’s role in the industrial revolution. Finally, we learned about forces and flight in the air and space hall. […]

  • 28 Sep 2018

    Local author visits school

    On the 28th September, Class 5/6F were lucky enough to have an author visit from a local fiction published author – who happens to also be a parent. Mr Michael Thame came into class to read from his World War Two themed evacuee novel, helping the children understand more about what life was like for […]

  • 28 Sep 2018

    Race 1 – Cross Country

    On Friday the 28th of September, the school cross country team took part in the first race of the emerging schools cross country event at Stoneleigh Park, Derker. The team gave enormous amounts of effort and finished very respectively with a lot of top ten finishes in all age groups! 3/4 Boys finishing with a […]

  • 27 Sep 2018

    Light bulb moments!

    Yr 5/6 have been investigating the electrical conductivity of certain metals as part of their ‘Properties and changes of materials’ topic in Science.

  • 26 Sep 2018

    Magical Maths

    Today class 5/6F took their first potions lesson with Severus Snape (who looked and sounded surprisingly like Mr Fletcher). As a class we were looking at how to use negative numbers in context, and calculate intervals across zero, so why not do it in a Harry Potter style? The children thoroughly enjoyed the idea and […]

  • 16 Sep 2018

    Welcome back, year 5/6!

    Wishing you a warm welcome back and plenty of success in the year ahead. We have plenty of fun activities planned for this term!

  • 06 Sep 2018

    Welcome Back!

    We hope you enjoyed a fantastic Summer break. We are looking forward to a fun-filled year of learning and hope you are too!

  • 06 Jun 2018

    When the sun shines…….

    At St Chad’s we are extremely lucky to be surrounded by a beautiful landscape.

  • 06 Jun 2018

    Maths Board Games

    Year 5 have worked collaboratively to design and make their own maths board games. They then wrote instructions and played them alongside Year 4/5, who kindly evaluated the games and offered feedback. It is safe to say they were a great success!  Year 5 have shown tremendous creativity and independence. Well done everyone.

  • 06 Jun 2018

    Robin Wood

    How fantastic it was see our Year 6 children making memories at Robin Wood yesterday. Take a look at the Year 6 blog for pictures – who looks to be having the most fun, the children or the teachers?

  • 04 Jun 2018

    Robinwood Residential 2018

    Hello and welcome to the 2018 Robinwood residential blog page! We will use this blog thread to upload photos and give a description of the activities that have occurred during the day. This will usually happen in the evening. Day 1 – Monday 4th June 12:21: We have arrived and made the walk up the […]

  • 23 May 2018

    Year Six Summer Production – Cast List

    After a very successful afternoon of auditions, with some real talent on show, the following cast list has been selected for the summer production (initials are given after part): Girls Sandy: P A Rizzo: M H Marty: C D Jan: A P Frenchie: S B Kelly: Ab B Susan: R B Cha-Cha: D L Penelope: […]

  • 19 May 2018

    St Chad’s High Tea.

    We all had a wonderful afternoon, celebrating the Royal wedding. 

  • 02 May 2018

    Bubbling Lava!

    We have been learning about volcanoes. Today we made our own lava eruption!

  • 02 May 2018

    Volcanoes Project

    Volcanoes on the moon? Yes, that’s right. And what’s more, the cooled lava creates the moon’s rocky surface.

  • 02 May 2018

    Saving our planet

    What can we do to help minimise the amount of plastic waste in our seas? 

  • 02 May 2018

    Super SPAG!

    Year 5 have been developing their SPAG skills by creating their own survival maps. Well done Year 5 ; you really are becoming masters of SPAG! 

  • 30 Apr 2018

    Adrian Bowden – Science workshop

    Adrian Bowden once again delivered a fabulous science workshop. The children in KS2 enjoyed and learned from a range of practical activities that extended their knowledge of Electricity.

  • 17 Mar 2018

    Sports Relief Week

    This week welcomes Sport Relief 2018 to school. To celebrate and support the good work of the Sport Relief team we will be taking part in the daily mile and feeding in our steps to the one billion steps a day challenge. We will also be raising money for the cause by selling wrist bands […]

  • 13 Feb 2018

    Where in the world?

    Year 5/6 are currently learning about South America. We are becoming experts on world geography, using various sources to locate countries, seas and oceans. Where would you like to travel to in the world and why?

  • 06 Dec 2017

    Let’s Tell Someone!

    What a great afternoon we have had, celebrating our learning with our family. 

  • 18 Oct 2017

    Brilliant Homework

    Well done Year 5/6, you really are a creative bunch!

  • 18 Oct 2017

    Tremendous Tudors

    An exciting start to a fascinating topic

  • 05 Sep 2017

    Welcome to Year 5/6

    A brilliant first day.

  • 19 Jul 2017

    Summer Serenade

    A wonderful evening of musical entertainment was enjoyed by everyone.

  • 22 Jun 2017

    Robinwood 2017

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  • 08 Jun 2017

    Day 3 – Final Fun!

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  • 08 Jun 2017

    Day 3 – Final Fun!

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  • 08 Jun 2017

    Robinwood 2017

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  • 06 Jun 2017

    Day 2 – the fun continues!

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    Robinwood Day 1

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  • 05 Jun 2017

    And We’re Here!

    Year 6 have arrived safely at Robinwood in Todmorden. Looking forward to a fun-packed (but soggy) few days!

  • 17 Mar 2017

    Volcano Assembly

    On Friday the 10th of March Year 5/6 presented an assembly on Volcanoes and Earthquakes. Amy and Mia preformed their PowerPoint presentation, Jack and Seth read their prayer to the school. Brianna, Scarlet and Cameron erupted their model volcanoes (using baking soda and vinegar). It was amazing! By Cole and Harvey.

  • 03 Mar 2017

    Volcanoes and Earthquakes!

    Our new topic is about Volcanoes and Earthquakes; it’s called ‘It’s a Disaster.’ Did you know that volcanoes explode when it has too much pressure on it? We have also been making volcanoes that erupt. Watch this space for more about our topic. By Amy and Lily.

  • 03 Mar 2017

    World Book Day 2017

    On World Book day, year 5/6 enjoyed dressing up as different book characters, we acted out stories, also we completed lots of fun activities. By Cole.

  • 02 Mar 2017

  • 28 Feb 2017

    The Midnight Gang

    Year 5 and 6 have started reading a book called ‘The Midnight Gang.’ It’s an interesting book about a young boy called Tom, who goes on an adventure in a hospital, after injuring himself in a cricket match. By Harry, Robin, Cole, Harvey, Jonas and Corey.

  • 09 Feb 2017

    Chinese New Year Assembly

    Year 5 and 6 enjoyed performing their Chinese New Year assembly which includes: Narrators, a dragon dance, a group acting out the story of the great race, a group explaining the traditional food in China and a music group doing all the music. Year 1 and 2 also participated in the activity, they showed their […]

  • 02 Feb 2017


    We went on a trip to Ordsall Hall and we dressed up as Tudors. We went on Monday 30th January 2017. We prepared a feast for a Tudor wedding, we did a rat dance and a crime and punishment scene.  Amy was a spit girl as well as Scarlet. Evie and Tia where the water […]

  • 25 Jan 2017

    ECO warriors

    The Yr5 ECO warriors had fun making bird feeders and have now placed them in trees around the back playground.  Click here to look at their photographs.

  • 16 Dec 2016

    Thank you for the music

    Click to watch the video of Year 5/6’s tribute to Mrs Henderson at the end of year talent show.

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