Doves' Field trip to Poulton Town Centre

As part of the children's topic There's No Place Like Home in Geography, the children walked in to Poulton Town Centre for their fieldtrip. While we were walking in to Poulton, the children observed their surroundings and completed a table about which human and physical features they could see.…

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LED Light's Talk

Today the children in Doves had a visitor in class.Mr Timperley (Charlie's Grandad) from SDL Lighting came in to school and talked about the LED lights he works with. The children were all fascinated by all the information he gave them and they asked some fantastic questions. Mr Timperley has…

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Doves find out about their partner's unique talents

The children in Doves have been asking their partner all about their unique talents. We have celebrated these and shared them with the rest of the class.

 

 

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Doves Show and Tell

Today during Show and Tell, Evie brought some Roald Dahl books to share with children. 

 

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"Doves research facts about Roald Dahl"

All this week the children have been researching facts about Roald Dahl so that they can create their own fact file about this world famous author. We celebrated Roald Dahl Day yesterday by finding even more facts about this amazing man. We have already made a great start in revising the features…

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Doves Democracy - Student Council

This week all the children in Doves took part in voting for who they wanted to be our Student Council representatives. We are very pleased to announce that Gracie Sykes and Samuel Wilmot will be our student council representatives. Well done to you guys.

 

 

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Doves Did Us Proud in the Whole Class Assembly

To end a very successful first, full week back to start this new academic year, Doves' Class performed in our end of week, whole school assembly. They sang a song, which celebrated our school, to the tune of the world famous Eidelweiss. The children worked hard to learn the lyrics and all sang…

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Year 3/4 Roman Day

During our Roman Day on Friday 21st April, the children across all three classes took part in a carousel of activities. There was Roman Road building with Mr Cooper, Mosaic making with Miss Howarth and Roman Shield (or Scutum as it was known in Roman times) designing with Mrs Harding.  Here are…

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*Doves Outdoor Orienteering Activity

This week the Doves have thoroughly enjoyed their Outdoor Orienteering Activity where they created a path out of natural objects.

 

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*Doves' Class Measuring Lengths During Maths

This week in Maths, the children have been measuring objects in and around school. Once they accurately measured the objects, they then converted their measurements from metres to centimetres and from centimetres to metres. Check to see if your child can remember the calculation they need to do to…

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*Doves Go Skipping

As part of a whole schole initiative, each child in school will be skipping for at least 2 minutes a day. We started our Get Fit, Skip on our first day back after the Easter break. At first we had some reluctant skippers (who felt they couldn't do it) but by the end of the session all children…

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*Doves' Science Week Investigations

This week Doves have had a fabulous time completing Science Investigations for Science Week. Firstly, we investigated how to make Boogie Gloop. The children predicted how to make the gloop dance and had lots of fun creating this wonderful mixture of cornflour and water. This mixture went through…

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Environment Club Make Healthy Fruit Smoothies

In the Environment Club this week, the children had a wonderful time designing and making their own fruit smoothies. They were simply delicious! It was wonderful to see the children trying new fruits and enjoying them. Well done to all of you!

 

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Doves' World Book Day

We have had a wonderful World Book day. Firstly, the children shared the pictures of them reading in unusual places, thank you to those children who completed this activity. Then the children brought in a prop from their favourite book whilst the other children had to guess which book it was from.…

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Doves' Ball Skills

The children in Doves have really been enjoying their PE with Fleetwood Town. The coaches have been teaching them ball skills which I know they have really enjoyed. So far, the children different throwing and catching techniques as well as some fun and energetic games of stuck in the mud.  Well…

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Doves Investigate Fractions

During Maths, the children in Doves were able to get to grips with fractions by exploring fractions with different quantities of classroom resources. The children were able to move the resources practically and divide the number of resources by the denominator within the fraction they were seeking…

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* Role Play and Playscripts in PSHE

The children in Doves' Class have been discussing the value of money and how not to take it for granted. They created a role play of a scenario between a mother and a daughter, where they have discussed how children should earn some of the things they get and that children shouldn't just expect…

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"Doves' Class Go Bird Watching".

This week in Doves' Class we have been learning more about wild birds. The children have been watching out for the different species of birds that visit our school grounds. In addition to this, the children have researched different birds and created a fact file all about them. They have also used…

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* Doves' and Kestrel's Problem Solving Day

On Friday the Doves and Kestrels had an exciting carousel of Maths' problem solving activities. The two classes were split in to four groups and each group completed; a co-ordinates challenge, a Roman Numerals challenge with bingo, a Shape challenge and an estimating and measuring the area and…

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* The Environment Club Make a Map of Our School Grounds

The children in the Environment Club made a great start to their activities this week by creating a map of the school using natural resources. As well as this they also planned activities that they would like to do over the coming year. These activities include; roasting marshmellows on a camp…

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Doves' Debate about Bonfire Night and Conscience Alley

In Doves Class we have been writing a balanced argument about whether we should have Bonfire Night, or not. We split the class in to two teams. One team was for Bonfire Night and wrote arguments for why we should have Bonfire Night. These arguments included spending time with family and enjoying…

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* Doves learn all about how to deal with friendship issues and bullying

This week in the Doves' Class, we have created a fictional character who we called 'Chloe'. We have begun to explore possible friendship problems that Chloe may have, problems that all children this age may face. The children thought carefully about the problems that 'Chloe' was facing and were…

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*Outdoor Maths Learning for Doves

Today the Doves Class made the most of the sunshine and we took our Maths lesson outside. This week we have been learning all about decimal numbers, so we measured the children and they wrote their measurement as a decimal number. Their task was to put themselves in ascending size order (from…

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Doves' Democracy

In Doves' Class we voted for the children we would like to represent our class on the student council. Everybody voted for a boy and a girl they thought would do a fantastic job. I must admit the votes were very close, but we are extremely pleased to announce that Joshua Oxley and Emily Frith are…

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Year 5 Children Attend The Millfield High School Soap Enterprise Day!!

All the children that attended the Millfield Soap Enterprise Day had such a wonderful time. They had the opportunity to create soap, design and make packaging for it and advertise their product. Well done - you are a true credit to Carleton Green!!

Thank you ever so much to Miss Hardman for…

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*Y6 Fun Activities

Here are some of the pictures from our Y6 activities. We have been to Stanah; having fun on the park and in the woods followed by ice cream. We have had a sleepover with a real survival lesson with Dan McDermott who taught us all about campfires and how to do it safely. During our sleepover the…

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Year 6 Activities

Whilst most of the Year 6 children had a wonderful time in London, those who didn't go also had lots of fun!! We had an amazing time at Stanah and our sleep over was such a laugh. Here are some great pictures of our time at Stanah, before the heavens opened and we got drenched. However, the…

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Falcons' Class Learning about Roller coaster Forces

The Falcons have been learning all about roller coaster forces during our science week. They have designed and created their very own roller coasters and tested them out to see if the forces will carry a marble around the track. See if your child can explain how a roller coaster uses potential…

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The Environment Club's Trip to Brockholes in Preston

The Environment Club had a trip to Brockholes, it was such a fantastic day. When we arrived in Preston, the sun was shining and we met up with children from other schools; St John's and Anchorsholme. We began by meeting in the hall, then set off on our adventure. We were separated in to two teams…

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Robin Turner awarded with The Scientist of the Year Award

Robin Turner in Year 6 was awarded with the Science Award. This is his account of the day:

On Thursday 12th April 2016, I won the Key Stage 2 Scientist of the Year Award.

Firstly, my two sisters needed taking care of. so for the first time ever my Mum and Dad called a babysitter to look…

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The Door

What an exciting start to our final week of term. After such a hive of activity of different doors being decorated around our school last week, the children have had the opportunity to begin to write about a door of their choosing. The Door poem, by the poet Miroslav Holub, was such an…

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Year 6 Diary Entry about Beowulf

The children in Year 6 have been learning all about Beowulf. Today they created a fantastic diary entry and these are just a few of the volunteers who read it out to the rest of the class.

 

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Falcon's Dance

The Year 5 and 6 children in the the Falcon's Class created a dance inspired by the imagery and interpretation of feelings and emotions created when completing exams. This included the feelings they may encounter when entering the exam room, along with the trepidation and anticipation of opening…

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"High Fives Netball Team Win"

On Wednesday 3rd February, Carleton Green played Carr Head Primary. All the children played fabulously and I' am pleased to announce that Carleton Green won by a whopping 5-1. Go team Carleton Green!!

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* Falcons' Art Inspired By Bach

Today the children created detailed sketches of the composer Johann Sebastian Bach. Throughout their artwork they developed their sketching skills which also enabled them to create a contrast between dark and light shades through observational, detailed drawing. Well done Falcons!!

 

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Year 6 Dance

All of the Year 6 Falcons, with some of the Year 6 Eagles, took part in dance which was inspired by our Space topic. They created rocket shapes and imitated walking on the moon during their creative dance routines. Didn't they do well?

 

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Environment Club make Jewellery out of Elder Wood.

The children in the Environment Club made jewellery out of discarded Elder tree wood. They used tools very carefully, under the guidance of Dan, to create some excellent designs. Well done!!

 

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A Play in a Day!!

The Lynx Theatre Company worked with all of Year 5 on Monday 11th January 2016. Throughout the day, they learnt drama techniques and created a play called 'Put Your Light Out'. This play continued their learning of World War 2. The children all had a part to play and worked extremely hard to…

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Falcons Created a Dance Based on World War 2 Imagery.

Today, during PE, the Falcons created a dance inspired by World War 2. We worked in pairs to devise dance moves that corresponded with images such as; Evacuation; Anderson Shelters and Soldiers. We then performed each pairs' moves, as a sequence of individual dances, before putting the dance…

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Searching For Features of Persuasive Writing in Advertising Leaflets.

Today Falcons were searching for examples of persuasive writing found in leaflets advertising attractions in our local area. They were able to identify the techniques used to attract specific audiences and recognise how features, such as; repetition; alliteration; rhetorical questions, rhyme and…

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World War 2 Trip to the Lancashire Museum.

The Lancashire Museum World War 2 trip in Preston was fantastic. We experienced themes within World War 2 through spectacular museum guides who gave us interesting facts about World War 2 and also enabled us to have a go at many different activities. We had the opportunity to become a spy under…

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Fantastic World War 2 Trip - Mrs Crooks' Group.

We all had a great day at the Lancashire Museum in Preston. We all thoroughly enjoyed the trip. Can you spot yourself on the pictures Group 4?

 

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Anti-Bullying Week - Falcons explored the consequences of bullying!!

Today in Falcons, we created a fictional character called Jo and discussed the consequences of bullying through this character. The children all got in to role and explored the issues and dilemmas that this character might face. We also discussed certain (not so nice) behaviours that some people…

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Environment Club - Feeding the birds and animals this winter time.

This week, the Environment Club have been looking after our birds and other wildlife at Carleton Green by making bird and animal feeds to ensure they have enough food this winter time. All of the children who attended the club thoroughly enjoyed making the bird and animal feeds, before carefully…

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Falcons create moves inspired by World War 2 imagery.

Today the Falcons created dance moves that were inspired by themes within World War 2. This picture shows these children re-enacting a sad scene inspired by their knowledge of the feelings and emotions experienced by hundreds of evacuees during World War 2. They were able to express their empathy…

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Falcons Dad's Reading Event

The Dad's Reading Event was such a success in Falcons. They children loved reading their favourite book to their dad. To accompany this activity, the children also completed an informative book review which identified the main reasons they loved their favourite book so much. This was aimed at…

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World War 2 Day!!

World War 2 Day in Year 5 and 6 was such a success and the children (and staff) thoroughly enjoyed this special occasion. The day began with all of the children arriving in to school dressed amazingly in their authentic costumes (please see photos on gallery to follow). Mr Cox, Miss Deane and Mrs…

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Sporting Events

This year, all of the pupils in Year 5 and 6 are looking forward to up and coming sporting events. These include; Football, High Five (Netball), Cricket, Tag Rugby and (not forgetting) the fabulous Carleton Green Sports Day.

The new house team captains; Ruben Perry (Demeter), Connal Roe…

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Falcon's Assembly

This year we are looking forward to presenting our Falcon's Year 5 and 6 Class Assembly. As our topic is all about World War 2 and in English we are reading Carrie's War, we have decided to base our assembly on this topic and novel.

We are looking forward to dressing up in our costumes and…

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The Environment Club's; I Am A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!!! AKA Brockholes Trip.

On Thursday 16th July Carleton Green's Environment Club joined St John's Environment Club and we all took a trip to Brockholes in Preston. We had such a fantastic time. To start the day, we were picked up by coach, which is always exciting. We arrived at Brockholes to meet Dan McDermott who…

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PGL fun

Group 1 thoroughly enjoyed their kayaking experience.

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Maths Problem Solving Morning

On Tuesday 3rd February, we had a problem solving maths morning, it was very exciting. My maths group were giving the task of transforming our classroom in to a lounge/kitchen diner. They had to measure the room very accurately and convert these measurements to enable them to calculate the area…

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Falcons are fabulous artists

Here are some of the pictures that the Falcon's Class produced. Can you guess which artist inspired them?

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Victorian Day

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