It's time to sort our phonemes from our graphemes, decoding from encoding and digraphs from trigraphs
Reception Class welcomed a doctor into their classroom this week.
What a wonderful afternoon of chess we had at Clevelands yesterday as we welcomed six local schools to one of the largest League Tournaments that has been held in Bolton. Just short of 100 children silently settled down to play chess, in two hotly contested divisions, with a record 24 children representing Clevelands. All the children play two matches on the night.
This week the children in Pre School have been developing their book handling skills during shared reading activities.
This term School Council have been promoting a 'Green Team' approach to raise eco-awareness for everyone at Clevelands.
Year One took us to the other side of the world today with their fact filled assembly on New Zealand.
This morning, Clevelands received a visit from the NSPCC to talk to the children about Childline and staying safe.
Some of our keen Nature Detectives spotted a beautiful patch of bluebells next to our car parking area.
As part of their Topic work on the ‘History of flight’ looking at simple aerodynamics, Year Three made their own paper aeroplanes
The children in Year Three and Year Four had a wonderful morning playing with their very special musical instruments.
Our kitchen staff put on a Spring Special on our menu this week to celebrate these warm, sunny days (brrrr…!) Sadly it was too cold to picnic ‘al fresco’ but everyone enjoyed their picnic bags regardless.
There were many requests for another picnic lunch and some for some hot weather too!
The Nursery children have been focusing on spring and nature this week.
Reception Class were kept very busy in their Maths lessons this week as they counted out the candles for the Queen's birthday cake.
In Year One Science the children have been looking at plants and growth. They began by recording many of the common plants in our nature area.