Captain Dan Tastic

Little Chicks and Ducklings met Captain Dan the Pirate. Captain Dan taught the children about Pirates.


Captain Dan's ship is called the Narwhal. Captain Dan explained that there is three types of ships a Galleon ship, the biggest having three masts, the Schooner ship having two masts…

Category: Little Chicks



Story planning in Hawks

In Hawks, we are finding out about different countries and continents around the world. We are writing a narrative based on true events in Brazil and have started sharing ideas and planning as a group.


What did you discuss as a group? What were your ideas?


Category: Hawks

topic writing hawks


Hawks print architecture from North and South America

In Hawks this week, we have been learning about different ways to produce one whole image using a range of tools and techniques.


What whole image did you create? What tools and techniques did you use to print this image?

What did you like about yours? What would you change next time?…

Category: Hawks

art topic hawks year5 year 6 art week


Hawks, ready, steady, cook!


In Hawks this week, as part of our launch of our new topic, we cooked traditional dishes from three different places around the world. From England we had cottage pie, from North America we had cheesecake and from South America we had chilli.


What did…

Category: Hawks

topic hawks DT year5 year6 cooking the Wing


Hawks fracking debate

For or against fracking? You decide!

In Hawks, we have been learning about fracking in our local area. We debated to see if our class were for or against fracking.

Are you for or against fracking? Explain your reason with evidence.


Category: Hawks

topic hawks English geography KS2 year5 year 6 seaside fracking debate


Oh I do like to be beside the seaside

In Hawks we began our new topic using drawing and shading skills.

What image did you choose? What did you enjoy about this lesson? What challenges did you face?


Category: Hawks

art topic hawks geography KS2 year5 year6 seaside



Last week we started our very exciting new topic, 'Disaster Strikes!' The children were put into many different disaster situations; tsunami, Titanic hitting an iceburg, tornado and an avalanche.


Which disaster did you enjoy being in the most? Why? Do you have any questions about any of…

Category: Hawks

topic hawks KS2 year5 year6 disaster strikes


We're going to the zoo, zoo, zoo!

Herons really enjoyed their visit to Blackpool Zoo last week. They went to see many different types of animals to look at their features and habitats.


What was your favourite part of the trip? What is your favourite animal at Blackpool Zoo and why?


Category: Herons

Year 2 topic animals herons year 1 science outdoor learning Blackpool Blackpool Zoo


Happy Easter!

I can't believe we have come to the end of another wonderful half term. I have been incredibly impressed with all of the hard work shown by the Robins over the last few weeks. 

All of the children have extremely enjoyed our topic, we have learned so much about animals and our world!



Category: Robins

topic animals holidays learning Easter


Bug Hotel

As part of science week, the children in Herons were asked if they would work with the other KS1 classes to help create a bug hotel for our bugs to shelter them. They have made a super start. We cannot wait to show you what it looks like when it is finished.


What did you enjoy the most…

Category: Herons

topic ks1 herons outdoor learning challenge team work bug hotel garden


Brilliant Birds

As part of science week this week, Herons were set a challenge to see if they coulld make a nest as good as birds can. They could only use outdoor materials to help them. They worked together to build a nest to see if it could hold their class bird Squarky.


Did you complete the challenge?…

Category: Herons

topic herons outdoor learning challenge scienceweek2018 team work birds nests


Polar Explorer Food

As part of science week this week, Herons had to explore and discover which foods would be the best to take to Polar Regions. They had to think about weight and money. They worked together ass polar explorers.


Did you complete the challenge? How? What did you find out?

Category: Herons

Money topic maths herons challenge geography scienceweek2018 weight team work