Class 6

Welcome Back!

Chelsea Houlihan (choulihan) on: Class 6

Class 6 would like to welcome everybody back after the summer and give a big warm welcome to our new class teacher Zelda, Anthony the new teaching assistant and Jack, Matthew and Josh, our new students. All the children are settling back into school exceptionally well and are excited for the term ahead. This term we will be exploring food through a range of topics including Science where we will be looking at healthy and unhealthy foods and in History we are exploring how the rich and poor Tudors lived and what they ate. The children will also discover amazing art work by Carl Warner which links back to our theme of 'food'. Keep a close eye on class 6's blog to see what we will be up to over the coming weeks. 

Thank You 

Class 6 

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Big Wheels Keep on Turning

Chelsea Houlihan (choulihan) on: Class 6

This term in class 6, our topic is 'Going Places'. The children have explored different types of transport and what makes them move. The children went to Blackburn Train Station to explore the train timetables, observe the trains and see where they were going. 

      

We continued with the theme 'wheels' throughout our Art, Music and Food Technology sessions so that they linked into our 'Going Places' topic. In Art the children made some fabulous art work of wheels using different materials and designs...

   

In cookery, they transformed doughnuts into wheels using black icing and sprinkles...

   

& in music the children have produced their own song called 'Keep that Wheel Turning'. We have also looked at different types of music at different speeds. The children had to decide whether the piece of music was allegro or largo which means fast or slow.

Thank you for reading class 6's blog!

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Boccia Competition

Chelsea Houlihan (choulihan) on: Class 6

Last week, class 6 and some of the students in FE took part in the Lancashire Boccia Competition. To represent our school we entered three teams which were called 'The Dream Team', 'The Coppice Dynamos' and 'The Coppice Cougars'. All the pupils worked so hard to follow the rules of the game, learn new tactics and play together as a team.

       

There was a total of 25 teams participating in the tournament which were divided into 5 leagues. 'The Dream team' came 5th in their league, 'The Coppice Cougars' came 3rd and 'The Coppice Dynamos' also came 5th. All the pupils played exceptionally well, tried their best and most importantly had fun!!!

       

Well done to all the students for taking part and thank you to Sporting NRG and Boccia England for inviting us to this event every year.

Thank you

Class 6 

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Inclusion at Walton-le-Dale High School

Chelsea Houlihan (choulihan) on: Class 6

This academic year some members of class 6 will be attending Walton-le-Dale High School to experience Science, PE and Art sessions in a high school setting. The children have been going over the past couple of weeks and have settled in really well. They are enjoying using all the exciting equipment, making new friends and learning new skills. 

              

           

They loved using the Bunsen burner's in Science...

 

& Playing hockey on the AstroTurf in PE.

Going to the  High School is a fantastic opportunity for our pupils to show off their skills and talents which we will continue throughout the year. A big thank you to Walton-le-Dale for their support with all our inclusion links.

Keep a look out for more of class 6's exciting blogs!!

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Languages Day

Chelsea Houlihan (choulihan) on: Class 6

Last Tuesday each class picked a country to celebrate for languages day, therefore class 5 chose to explore Spain's language and culture. We started the day off with an introduction to Spain and the children learned the meaning of the emblems on the Spanish flag. 

    

The children got a real insight into the Spanish culture, how the people live and the different types of food they eat. They then had a go at making a range of authentic Spanish recipes which the children later tasted in our very own Spanish restaurant.  

Here, the children are preparing freshly squeezed orange juice...

  

Empanada's ( Tomato & Tuna pasty )... 

   

Creme Carmelo.....

      

Here are the children in our Spanish restaurant enjoying all the fine cuisine including Spanish omelette, olives and seafood paella. 

We finished off the day in style with flamenco dancing and traditional music played on the Spanish guitar. All the children got involved and embraced the style of music, dance and song. 

   

Adios !!!

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