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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World Book Day

We enjoyed getting into character for our World Book Day. Some great characters appeared in our class!

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Reach for the Sky

This week the children in Year 3/4 gave two stunning performances to a packed school hall full of parents, grandparents and siblings. 

Below are some of the children's thoughts:

"I thought the play was amzing. I loved my part because I got to use an inflatable dolphin!" (CW)

"I liked the…

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Open afternoon in Doves

We had a super afternoon with many parents coming. We were able to share our Pompeii recounts, volcano explanation writing and also create some persuasive posters linked to Pompeii. Mr Vaughan was impressed as he decided to head off to Pompeii during the half term. We are looking forward to…

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Disaster in Pompeii

Doves have focusing on Pompeii and the eruption of Mt Vesuvius which completely covered the town back in AD79. We wrote 1st person accounts of what it was like being there during the eruption. They are on display in our corridor. Do pop down and have a read if you can. 

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Super Hero Day @ Millfield

A small group of Yr4's from Doves, Owls and Kestrels enjoyed a fantastic day at Millfield recently by taking part in a Super Hero Day organised by their Senior Yr 11 prefects. The day involved some drama, learning a dance, writing their own piece of music and participating in some PE sessions. The…

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This week in Doves!

It has been a very busy week in Doves. We have continued to enjoy the Iron Man story. This week we have focused on writing a prequel which answered 2 important questions  from the 1st chapter of the book; Where had he come from? & How was he made? There were some great pieces of writing. Well done…

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Doves Wow Afternoon

We had a great afternoon on the last day of half term. The children enjoyed sharing their brochures 'All About Careton' which they had worked on as part of the our topic 'There's No Place Like Home'. 

There was also a mix and match task linked to the history of the local area which provided…

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Any one fancy learning the Ukulele ?

The children in Year 4 and Mr Jones have begun their new musical adventure by learning the Ukulele. They are being taught by Mr Rimmer from Baines High School. 

The children are quickly picking up the skills and learning different notes. They are very enhtusiastic and certainly look forward to…

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Roald Dahl Day

The magic of Roald Dahl. We have had a fantastic day immersing ourselves in different activities all to do with Roald Dahl. The children have been creating different flavours of chocolate with an Oompah Loompah, mixing potions in George's den and creating their perfect dreams with the BDG in his…

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A wonderful surprise!

This week we have been very lucky at Carleton Green...

As we arrived at school on tuesday, news spread quickly that our duck eggs had started to hatch! 

It has been wonderful for the children to watch the eggs hatch and to observe the ducklings grow on a daily basis. We have all been amazed…

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Dragons Den

Scooter Day!

To continue our learning all about a healthy lifestyle, Doves class turned into business people this week to plan and design their own scooter. 

Once they had chosen their new business name, the Doves researched scooters already for sale and then discussed what they needed to…

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Rethink Your Drink!!


Healthy Living Week

This week the Doves have been busy using their problem solving, measuring and calculation skills to investigate how much sugar is in some of their favourite drinks. The outcome left us feeling very shocked!




First the children had to carefully read…

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Future politicians...

To celebrate the General Election, we have been busy thinking about 'making promises'.

In Doves, the children have been thinking about what they would do if they were the Prime Minister.


We have been talking about the importantance of keeping promises and the important job the Prime…

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Musical Topic...

In Doves class we have been using our musical talents to write a rap all about The Celts.
As our 'Celtic Britain' topic work comes to an end, the children used all the knowledge they have learned to write their very own rap song! 
We have learnt lots of information about Celtic…
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Welcome back!

A very warm welcome back to all of the Doves, I hope you all had a fabulous Easter!



Miss Clarkson 



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A visit from the dental nurses...

Not only was it red nose day on friday, the children in doves also received a very special visit from the dental nurses!

As part of our new science topic, teeth and digestion the children were very lucky to have two dental nurses, come into our class to discuss keeping our teeth healthy.


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World Book Day!

To celebrate World Book Day in Doves class, we spent some quality time reading some of our favourite stories. Horrid Henry and Roald Dahl were a popular favourite!

Also, in our literacy work today, we used Charlie and The Chocolate Factory to stimulate our persuasive writing! The…
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Exploring the life of the Celts...

As part of our Celtic Britain topic work in Doves class, we have been exploring the life of the Celtic community. 

Within our research we have been learning all about the different jobs the Celts had, over two thousand years ago!

One role in particular that we have really enjoyed learning…

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Doves Class Assembly

A Journey Back In Time...

On the 3rd February 2015, it was Doves turn to take to the stage. It was time for our class assembly.


We were asked to showcase to parents, pupils and teachers what we have been learning about in our lessons. As a team we put together a short piece to…

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