This half term our project is titled The Age of the Conquerors. In this project we will be learning about the Vikings and Anglo Saxons, how and why invasions happened, where settlements were and how people lived. We will create timelines to help us understand events and why they happened. We  will explore artefacts and …
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We have been reading Toro! Toro! linked to our project Spain. I wanted to ask you some questions about the text and your opinions about the book. Why do you think I chose this book to link to our project? What do you think Toro! Toro! means? What do you predict will happen in the …
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Bullfighting

September 18th, 2017 | Posted by Mrs Ashton in Pupil Posts | Teacher Posts | Year 4 | Year 4 Archive - (17 Comments)

This week we have been discussing bullfighting in Spain and we are going to take part in a philosophy session linked to bullfighting. I am interested to know your thoughts about bullfighting either before or after the philosophy session and the reasons for your thinking. It is quite a gruesome topic to discuss at times …
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Spring 1 The Victorians

December 21st, 2016 | Posted by Miss Anwar in Teacher Posts | Year 3 Archive - (1 Comments)

The Victorians This half term we will be learning about The Victorians. We will explore what life was like for children during Victorian times, how teaching and learning in schools was very different to today and finding out more information about significant people during the Victorian times. What do you already know about The Victorians? …
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Our next project for half term is called marvellous Mountains’ and what an exciting project it is going to be! We will be looking at different types of rocks and how they are formed, we will also be looking at mountain ranges and volcanoes. As well as all that exciting stuff we will learning about …
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Our first project to start us off in year 3 is called ‘When the bombs fell!’ In this project we will be looking at world war 1 and 2 and the effect these wars had on peoples lives. We will find out when the wars started and ended. We will also look at how these …
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Spring 1 Muck, Mess and Mixtures

December 17th, 2015 | Posted by The Oaks in Year 2 Archive - (34 Comments)

This term we will be learning about materials. We will be investigating how different foods melt at different temperatures and we will be recording our observations in different ways. We will also be finding out where our food comes from and trying out some recipes in the classroom. Why not look at some recipes at …
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Autumn 2 Castles and Palaces

October 22nd, 2015 | Posted by The Oaks in Year 2 Archive - (55 Comments)

Castles and Palaces Our new project is all about castles, palaces, knights, kings, queens, princes and princesses! We will be using our history, art and science skills during the next half term. What is this building called? Who lives here? What can you find out about The Royal Family?   Where is this castle? Do …
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Autumn 1 Mills and Machines

July 23rd, 2015 | Posted by The Oaks in Year 1 Archive - (25 Comments)

Mills and Machines Welcome to Year 2. Our first project is called ‘Mills and Machines’. We will be learning about the history of Bolton and trying to find out why Bolton has so many mills. Do you recognise this building?   Where is it?       Why was it built?      Who built it?      What is the building …
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Pets

May 29th, 2015 | Posted by The Oaks in Year 1 Archive - (12 Comments)

              We don’t have any pets at the Bullen House. Do you have any pets? Who has the most pets in Year 1? Does anyone have an unusual pet?

In our new project we will be exploring all about animals and looking at plants.  We will be using Science, Geography, Art and DT.   Here are some starting points for discussion on the school website. What is your favourite animal and why? If you could be an animal, what would you like to be and …
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Desert Island

March 27th, 2015 | Posted by The Oaks in Year 1 Archive - (7 Comments)

I would like to live on a Desert Island in a beach hut! Where would you like to live if you could choose?    

Houses and Homes Summer 1

March 27th, 2015 | Posted by The Oaks in Year 1 Archive - (39 Comments)

In our new project we will be exploring all learning about Houses and Homes. We will be using History, Geography, Art and DT in our project.     Here are some starting points for discussion on the school website. Try to answer in full sentences with punctuation and check before you post! Remember Blogger of the …
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Amazing Me! Spring 2

February 13th, 2015 | Posted by The Oaks in Year 1 Archive - (30 Comments)

In our new project we will be exploring all about ourselves and answering the question what makes me different from you?  We will be using History, Science, Art and DT in our project.     Here are some starting points for your research. Can you write sentences about yourself? Tell me about what makes you …
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We had a fantastic day today. We played in the snow and tried to make a Snowman. The Sun came out and we had a look at what our shadows could do. What did you like best Year One?

YAY! Today it snowed!

January 14th, 2015 | Posted by The Oaks in Year 1 Archive - (3 Comments)

                

Weather Around the World

January 9th, 2015 | Posted by The Oaks in Year 1 Archive - (17 Comments)

Can you tell me about the weather around the world? Is it the same temperature everywhere? Are some places colder than others, why? Have you been anywhere where the weather is really hot? I went on holiday to Gambia once and it was so hot I couldn’t go outside for long. I like the hot …
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Welcome to Year 1 Project Page.  This term we will be learning about Weather and Seasons In this project we will be using Science, Geography, Art and Design Technology in our learning. We will be learning all about weather in Bolton and around the world.                      …
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Teddy Bears

December 2nd, 2014 | Posted by The Oaks in Year 1 Archive - (19 Comments)

Mrs Warren has brought her old Teddy Bear into school for us to look at. What is your favourite teddy? Can you write a description of your bear please. Who will be blogger of the week?

Cabbage Patch Dolls.

November 8th, 2014 | Posted by The Oaks in Year 1 Archive - (4 Comments)

Year One these are the Cabbage Patch Dolls I was telling you about. I had a little girl doll called Angel Toby when I was your age. I loved to push her around the streets in her pram! What did your Mums and Dads like to play with when they were small?