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2DIY game design Typing skills Emoji Typing lists Showbie introduction Internet research skills Word processed documents Painting skills Control programming activities E-book creation Technology uses iPad components E-safety rules mind map QR codes Discovery Coding E-safety fridge magnet Online media players Image searching Image editing Composing music Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2017 at Simon Haughton's website
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Here is my list of all the companies and products that caught my attention when I visited this year's BETT Show on the newly-named 'Purple Saturday': Virtual Reality appeared to be this year's buzz-concept with Google, Discovery Education and Class VR all offering solutions to help integrate them into purposeful classroom contexts, although personally I am yet to be convinced how the cost and amount of equipment needed (remembering that 1-1 devices is a requirement) can not be significant barriers when Google Streeview offers a similar service with much less hassle for free considering the frequency with which most teachers... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2017 at Simon Haughton's website
Download Reception Curriculum Overview Download Year 1 Curriculum Overview Download Year 2 Curriculum Overview Download Year 3 Curriculum Overview Download Year 4 Curriculum Overview Download Year 5 Curriculum Overview Download Year 6 Curriculum Overview Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2017 at Parkfield Primary School
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Bake! http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/topics/food http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/shows/junior-bake-off http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/i-can-cook Make! Photos of Easter eggs and bonnets last year Take! ('Extreme Reading') Photos need to be sent in by 7pm 1st March to be included in the slideshow on World Book Day. Examples of Extreme Reading: 1 2 Reception parents can send photos using Tapestry. Children can add them onto Showbie. You can also email them to shaughton@parkfield.rochdale.sch.uk Review! http://books.parkfieldprimary.com/ http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/watch/bp-book-awards-2017 How to write a review Discover! Ideas for days out - https://twitter.com/gbdaysout https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/50-things-to-do Investigate! http://www.science-sparks.com/ Download Science Investigation Planning Sheet Click here to download printable templates to make these 3D factoid books which you could... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2017 at Parkfield Primary School
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Click here to view all the photos. The whole school took part in an impressive day celebrating poetry today. This involved: Children reading extracts from their favourite poems in the morning assembly. Teachers and teaching assistants visiting different classes to share some of their favourite poems with them. Each class contributing to an afternoon showcase assembly (which you can watch a video of by clicking here): Reception showed a video of them performing a poem called Walking Through the Jungle (watch it here). Year 1 shared some work they had done using alliteration and an acrostic poem about The Gruffalo... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2017 at Parkfield Primary School
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Posted Dec 24, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
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Click here to view all the photos of learning logs. Download Slideshow Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
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Posted Dec 2, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
Year 6 went underground today in Stockport to see how residents would shelter in tunnels during World War II which had their own toilets, café and medical area. They also learnt about life on the 'home front', including how to make healthy butties using rationed ingredients. Click here to view all the photos. Download Slideshow Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
Welcome back to school everyone. We have some important information about forthcoming events for you. Poppies - poppies are now on sale at Reception. Each day the School Council will visit each class with the poppies and children can make a donation and collect their poppy. Thank you Christmas Fair Planning Meeting - Friday 4th November in the Blue Room, Please join us, everyone is welcome. Tea with Santa - Tea with Santa is being held on Monday 5th December 3.15pm to 4.30pm for children in Reception and Year 1. Tickets are £5 and are now on sale at the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
Download Issue 3 (Note that the parents drop-in for the Christmas fair is the 4th NOVEMBER, not December.) Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
The whole school enjoyed learning about the culture and traditions in Spanish speaking countries today. Click here to view all the photos. Download Slideshow Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
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Year 4 enjoyed visiting the Manchester Buddhist Centre where they were showed a statue of The Buddha and a sculpture of Mara, who was a demon that tormented The Buddha, as well as insence sticks in the souvenir shop. After that, the children went to the meditation room to sit on cushions and practise the art of meditation. They were also given the opportunity to explore the room and its shrine. Click here to view all the photos. Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
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Year 2 enjoyed visiting Tesco Extra in Middleton this afternoon where they: designed their own chef's hats, explored the produce department to discover where different foods come from, looked at the fish counter and covered their own bread with flour or seeds. Click here to view all the photos. Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
Posted Sep 30, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
Year 1 had a great time at Eureka! where they visited the ‘My Body’ exhibit and pretended to be: doctors, dentists and nurses to help them learn about how their bodies function. They also took part in a workshop about healthy eating, in which they investigated fruits and vegetables. Click here to view all the photos. Download Year 1 Eureka Trip Slideshow Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
Click here to view all the photos. Download Science Week Slideshow Everyone had an exciting time this week developing their scientific investigation skills: Year 1 learnt about the Jurassic world of dinosaurs - sorting them into sets based on different physical characteristics (e.g. neck size and teeth shape) using a Venn diagram and they even went hunting for their own fossils! Year 2 discovered ways to keep their bodies healthy, such as by planning mini exercise routines and by eating a balanced diet. Year 3 did lots of investigations with sweets: classifying them using different diagrams, observing chemical reactions with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
Posted Sep 16, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
Year 3 visited the historical city of Chester today where they: marched around the streets dressed as Roman soldiers, were given a guided tour of the old amphitheatre and visited the Dewa Roman Experience to learn about what daily life was like in the city 2,000 years ago. Click here to view all the photos. Download Slideshow Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
Download Year 1 Learning Log Parts of the body picture Maths mat Facts about bonfire night How to make Christmas decorations Santa letter templates Santa letter prompts 12 Days of Christmas Rhyme Download Year 2 Learning Log English mat Picasso facts Picasso video Facts about food groups Facts about Bonfire night Facts about Remembrance Day Christmas card ideas Download Year 3 Learning Log Facts about the Romans How to write a playscript How to make a Roman shield Facts about the human body Ideas for skeleton models Facts about stone age animals How to write a diary Facts about Iron... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
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Posted Sep 9, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
Posted Sep 6, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School
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For anybody considering introducing https://www.showbie.com/ in their school, here is a collection of resources that I've created that you might find helpful to share with your staff and students: LI Slides for Showbie Skills Lessons - Years 1-6 Checklist for Showbie - Year 3 Checklist for Showbie - Year 4 Checklist for Showbie - Year 5 Showbie Staff Meeting Slides Showbie Staff Meeting Sheet Ideas for Using Showbie in the Classroom Sign up to Showbie - https://my.showbie.com/signup?shareCode=CBRK9 Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2016 at Simon Haughton's website
Year 6 have enjoyed three fantastic days visiting our capital city, London. They went on a tour around its famous sights, stopping to visit lots of famous attractions, including the: Houses of Parliament, London Dungeons and London Eye. They also had a boat cruise along the River Thames, watched the fantastic West End musical The Lion King and, on the way home, stopped off at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour to learn about the making of the Harry Potter movies. Click here to view all the photos. Download Slideshow Video Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at Parkfield Primary School