We loved learning about different countries in Africa. The children loved sharing their fantastic learning during our Friday assembly, which they even presented themselves. Here, you can see a video of the presentation and see for yourself what a wonderful job the children did!
Today, year 5/6 had the fantastic experience of painting a African mask, based on the dan tribe from the Ivory Coast. The mask can be worn as a helmet or crest. We used a dowel tool to create the dot work. We chose our colours carefully, considering their spiritual significance. White represents spirit, red represents […]
This blog is to allow staff to publish photos as and when it is possible in between the busy schedule of activities that is Robinwood. All of the children are having a great time and today has seen some super memories being made.
The month of march saw a very exciting dance competition at school as the children from year six: donned outfits; created personas and danced the morning away in true strictly fashion. Watched by families, the children did their best impressions of professional dancers and as a result of many hours of training managed to put […]
One of the oldest media and broadcasting companies has been gaining the valuable experience of St Chad’s pupils this last month. This was done to test and develop their new series of free learning and revision games for other students around the country. The Bitesize section of the BBC’s website is currently being updated to […]
Having qualified as winners of the Oldham Schools Rugby and Basketball tournaments, St Chad’s have recently represented Oldham in the Manchester Youth Games Competition. This meant that the children took part in the event which started with a fantastic opening ceremony at the Sport City Campus in Manchester. The individual teams were then transported to […]
As part of the World Book Day celebrations, Key Stage Two took part in a creative writing workshop yesterday afternoon. Working collaboratively with other children in their houses, they played Story Dice to create a shared story.
Today, year 5/6T celebrated St. Chad’s Day by reflecting on service. Working collaboratively in our table groups, we thought about how we serve ourselves, family and the local community. We then considered how what else we could do to serve others. Check out our photos below.
We have begun this term’s instructional writing by learning to play the card game Sevens. It gave us the opportunity to follow a set of instructions and think carefully about the language and features of this type of text. We had lots of fun!
This term in English, we have been looking at narratives. As a class, we read Michael Morpurgo’s The Giant’s Necklace and learned how the author had used Cornish dialect to convey the characters of the miners. We then wrote our own stories and shared them as a class.
si Year Six children had a reason to celebrate this week after winning the Oldham Schools Basketball Competition on Monday afternoon. Basketball fever has hit the school since the summer installation of high quality basketball posts on the junior playground. Children have been literally pounding the court at break and lunchtime, honing their skills and […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
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?
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]