School Blog

Y5&6 Residential to Lockerbie.

Our trip to Lockerbie Manor. There were lots of different activities on-site for the children: biking, archery, shooting, abseiling, initiative, kayaking, blind trail etc. Here are some photos of our visit - if you wish to view them all, then please go to our facebook page. Trying to fit…

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Y6 Bafta evening.

Year 6 Bafta's 16 year 6 leavers celebrating all their achievements. Years 5 & 6. Year 5's jazzing things up. A lovely captured selfie.

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Sports Day 2017

Sports day at the Institute. Coniston, Kent and Scafell KS2 children are extremely good at helping the younger pupils. A super determined Swan (reception). Egg and spoon race. Bitterns skipping race. Three-legged race. Parents race! A…

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Race for Life 5K run.

All of KS2 and several KS1 children, took part in the Race for Life 5K run around Silverdale. Very well done to these two, who came in 1st together - such team spirit. 2nd place also from KS2 . Such an amazing effort from this KS1 child coming in 3rd overall. Not sure of the order…

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Leighton Hall picnic Y5&6

Having finished their SAT's, year 5 & 6 were treated to a lovely walk to Leighton hall for a picnic. A little rest first of all after our walk, then onto our planned activity. We had to build a story stick using materials from the woods. We had to follow a trail that led to several…

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Y5&6 Heaves Farm

The children really enjoyed their visit to Heaves Farm, asking plenty of questions and genuinely interested in the animals' well-being. Seeing things from the animal's point of view. We had to let them out at some point! A talk form the owner on how he runs his farm. Sheep…

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Pupil Library

The ladies who are trying to open up the library in Silverdale, came in to talk to our newly formed library committee at school. The committee had lots of really good ideas about what should go in Silverdale Library. The children are looking forward to their local library opening once again;…

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Uclan Science Festival

 Finding out about the human skeleton. What are the bones called?  Is there a doctor in the building?  Can you find your pulse?  What can you feel in the box?  A stunning football team.  Which animal did this?  Can you skewer a balloon with a pointed stick?  And for the finale, how are…

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Trip to The World Museum

Had an exciting day at the World Museum in Liverpool, Learning about Mummies. Learning how the Egyptians prepared mummies. We wrapped up one of them.  Learned what the burial process was. Had an explore of all the Egyptian artefacts around. Ask any of us that went about what we found out and…

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Working with our friends at Bleasdale House.

A group of six children went to Bleasdale House to design houses with the children from Class 1. Some made houses out of sticks, some drew houses and others created houses using loads and loads of glitter!

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