Hazlehurst Community Primary School
Geoffrey St, Ramsbottom, Bury, Lancashire, BLO 9PQ
Headteacher: Mr M Golding    Tel: 01706 822002    email: hazlehurst@bury.gov.uk

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Children’s Work
At the end of every week our Celebration Assembly is a chance to share some of the best work from each class.
We are very proud of our children’s efforts and we will share the good news with you as we go through the year!

6 July 2018
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Reception have been learning about habitats and releasing butterflies!
Year 1 have written their own fabulous versions of ‘The tiger who came to tea’. 
Year 2 wrote detailed descriptions of ‘Flanimals’ and Year 3 have been making multiplication maths games.
Year 4 created a flow charts all about the production of bananas and Year 5 made their own vehicles which can move without being push or pulled.
Year 6 created diagrams to explain how light travels and made posters about Charles Darwin in the Evolution & Inheritance unit.

29 June

Reception have been getting close to nature this week.
Year 1 created beautiful symmetrical tigers and written lots of great information about Antarctica.
In Year 2 Keira made 2d and 3d shapes using sticks, and Oliver M proved if statements about shape were true or false.
Year 3 have been making travel brochures and, in Year 4, Antonia designed a mini greenhouse.
In Year 5, Nyesha and Grace R made lovely ‘zentangles’ containing a good balance of shade and shapes.
In Year 6, the children created printing blocks using polystyrene and lino to produce exciting designs on banners.

22 June

Reception have been looking at the film ‘Finding Nemo’.  They made their own sharks, jellyfish and aquariums. Have a look at their grass heads too!
In Year 1, Sam and Jamie have been writing about castles.
In Year 2, Emily C and Scarlett have written recipes for ‘a perfect friend’ – delightful! Also Year 2, Grace and Emily B recreated the three ships for the first voyage Christopher Columbus made.
In Year 3, Joe and Bella wrote the first chapter of their new stories about ‘Gill’s new trousers’, and Beth, Alfie and Sarah found out lots of facts about farming in Ancient Egyptian times
In Year 4, Bonnie wrote a great programme note for our summer show and Evie solved a tricky maths problem.
In Year 5 the children worked in teams to learn and narrate a French story. Then they put it into Movie Maker. (Follow this link to watch the video)
In Year 6 Madeline and Lila created a great design for Islamic Art

Y6 STEM Workshop
Science, Technology Engineering and Maths were in full flow in the Y6 class. The children had a great time creating models and controlling them with their own computer programs

15 June

Reception have been labelling insects this week!
Year 1 created wonderful flying carpets using weaving and they have been using ‘freeze frames’ to retell traditional tales.
In Year 2, Maizie and Eloise made brilliant ‘carp kites’ and Ilithyia, Jamie, Ruby and Lilly made lovely cards for Father’s day.
In Year 3, Isabelle added some excellent stage directions to a play script, and Alec and Alice worked very hard challenging maths problems.
Year 4 had a great afternoon pond-dipping. Our pond is full of life!
Year 5 had to imagine how life for an Italian immigrant into Wales would have been in 1920.
In Year 6 Jack, Nancy, Lily and Molly worked together to create an excellent leaflet about South America, after researching information

8 June

Reception have been making ‘grass heads’ this week and making their own spiders’ webs for our outdoor area!
Year 1 have been learning about the World Cup. They each picked a country out of a hat and had to paint the flag and research that country using the iPads. They also drew some beautiful castles!
In Year 2, Albert can explain what the Torah is and why it is special, and Rory can demonstrate clearly how to halve and double.
In Year 3, Logan wrote a funny description of what he thinks girls are really like (!) and Arian explained in great detail the function of roots.
In Year 4, Harrison was very accurate when reading data from a table and Phoebe correctly identified all the key points of a story.
In Year 5, Finlay responded to a design brief for a beach resort and Grace imagined she was a pigeon flying over a gloomy village – wonderful work!

25 May

Reception have been looking at pictures and then writing sentences about what they could see. 
They have also been using shadows to draw some dinosaurs.  It was lots of fun!
Year 1 and 2 were busy visiting the farm this week, so they did not add to the slide show, but they have been working hard in lots of different ways and we are sure they will have lots of animal news when they get back!
Year 3 wrote ‘thank you’ letters to the Egyptologist who came to visit our school – Isabelle’s was excellent! They also went outside and sketched a scene from our school field. 
In Year 4, Leo solved problems by converting units of time and Elexa wrote a great book review about our class novel.
Year 5 have been investigating printing techniques and Polly wrote an excellent narrative about a spider and a fly!
In Year 6, Annie, Erin & Jack B produced a fantastic film ‘Ten great things about Hazlehurst’.

18 May

Reception have been writing facts about a dinosaurs and writing addition sentence.
Year 1 have drawn their own imaginary garden, full of plants they would have! Demi-Leigh’s drawings are beautiful and she has labelled carefully. They have also been designing flying carpets!
In Year 2, Emily C and Oliver H both worked hard to write a diary and then edit this independently.
Year 3 did different challenges to find the perimeter of shapes. They have also been reviewing the text of The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr Morris Lessmore – Bella’s work was lovely!
In Year 4, Elise and Oliver G answered questions as though they were dentists and Oscar created a wonderful copy of a rose period Picasso!
Year 5 have written dramatic stories based on a picture.
Well done to all of Year 6 for giving your all in the SATs this week – trying your best is all we expect from you!

11 May

This week Reception were challenged to see if they could use coins to find different ways of making the same amount!  They also tried to make a dinosaur skeleton, and they did a great job!
Year 1 watched a video called ‘Taking Flight’. Harry A and Harry G wrote wonderful diary entries, pretending to be the main character Tony.
In Year 2, Asa and Oliver M did some wonderful maths, and Lilly and Oliver H designed brilliant kites for different occasions and events.
Year 3 have been looking at horizontal, vertical and diagonal lines in their maths.
 In Year 4, Phoebe wrote a great letter describing her visit to a temple and Daisy accurately calculated the perimeter and area of her robot.
Something fishy was going on in Year 5 (!) and in Year 6 Madeline & Joshua made excellent revision posters.

4 May

Reception have been learning all about the T-Rex this week!
Year 1 have been weaving paper snakes and Lucas M has designed his own football boot and written about it! 
In Year 2, Asa and Oliver M wrote brilliant recounts about our trip to Staircase House. They also made interesting shoebox habitats.
Year 3 have been learning to add dialogue to a story. Sophia and Alice wrote a lovely conversations between different characters. 
In Year 4, Katy and Annie worked hard to master finding fractions of quantities, and Liam, Daisy and Evie drew Viking longboats.
Year 5 have been working on multi-step problems, and, in Year 6, Matthew and Lily wrote brilliant descriptive narratives.

20 April

Reception have done some fabulous writing about their holidays this week!
They have also been digging for dinosaur bones!  They have had to find the bones by gently brushing the sand, then practise their ICT skills by taking a photograph of their bones using the ipad!
Year 1’s clay model animals were fabulous and they wrote excellent fact sheets about tortoises.
In Year 3, Darcie worked independently and showed excellent understanding when investigating numbers and Alfie wrote a thoughtful story introduction for this book.
Year 4 have been learning to draw elephants. It was tricky and they have done a brilliant job! Antonia also wrote a wonderful Animal Alphabet poem.
Year 5 have made some wonderful Greek pots.
In Year 6, Charlotte and Jamie wrote great descriptive narratives about a short animated film called ‘The Clock Tower’.

23 March

Reception have been learning about Mexico this week and measuring with cubes!
Year 1 have been reading ‘Where the Wild Things Are’. They made themselves in to wild things and wrote a descriptive piece. 
In Year 2, Albert and Amelia showed that they understood the story of Esther and Purim
In Year 3, Sophie wrote about a new adventure for Orion and the Dark and Joe produced a wonderful poster full of facts about Beatrix Potter
In Year 4, Harry and Allegra wrote interesting postcards from Sydney, Australia, while Katy and Bonnie designed beautiful Easter baskets.
Year 5 have been reading a book called “ Sky Song”, about a boy and girl’s adventure in a frozen world. Polly has recounted a part of the story from a different perspective – a dog!

16 March

Reception have been learning about Spain this week!  They made castanets and holiday postcards.
Year 1 have created abstract pictures of cats, inspired by Paul Klee’s ‘Cat and Bird’.
Year 2 have created their own versions of art work inspired by Romero Britto.
In Year 3, Logan, Ethan and Isabelle used oil pastels to create Sunflowers inspired by Van Gogh.
Year 4 looked at an Aboriginal story called “The Rainbow Serpent” and created an acrostic poem from it.
They also sewed a small cushion for a present for their mums.
Well done to all the excellent weavers in Year 5, who worked hard, supported their friends and produced a masterpiece!
In Year 6, Jack N, Thomas and Nancy created wonderful art work in the Kandinsky style.

9 March

Reception have had lots of fun this week creating routes for the Bee Bots. 
Year 1 have drawn beautiful animals using only their pencils.
In Year 2, Maizie and Asa made beautiful cards for Mother’s Day and Ruby and Jamie wrote lovely creative stories.
Year 3 created new characters for David Walliams' book ‘The world’s Naughtiest children’. Also in Year 3, Olivia created a fantastic ‘advert for a friend’.
In Year 4, Annie, Katy and Jason created paintings in the style of the Aboriginal culture of Australia.
In Year 5 Owen and Brooke did some superb writing.
In Year 6, Annie’s explanation text about volcanoes contained lots of interesting facts and was set out in sections, and Nuala’s explanation included lots of the features we had discussed.

16 February

Reception have been spelling tricky words using the letter stamps and writing addition sentences.
In Year 1, Harry wrote a super story.
In Year 2, James worked hard to explain the features of a farm through writing, and Jamie and Ava wrote brilliant diary entries as if they were in the Winter Olympics.
In Year 3, Sam wrote about the day his robot went out of control and Arian designed a robot with detailed labels.
Year 4 created board games based on Anglo-Saxon life and Year 5 made drainage basin posters in their geography lessons.
In Year 6, Nathan and Joseph produced balanced arguments about who was to blame for the sinking of the Lusitania in WW1.

9 February

It has been ‘Fairy tale Week’ in Reception. The children designed gingerbread men (and ladies) and thought of an alternative way for the gingerbread man to cross the river.
Year 1 have been writing story openings this week. They text-mapped The Gruffalo’s Child and reinvented it to make it their own.
In Year 2, Ilithyia worked hard to tell the time, and Albert and Oliver H created informative posters to show the importance of Internet Safety Day.
Also in Year 2, James put adverbs into brilliant sentences; he even included brackets and direct speech.
In Year 3, Isabelle wrote a story called The Shimmering Waterfall based on the story of The Tunnel, and Bella wrote a new story called The Magic Waterfall.
In Year 4, the children listened to ‘Anthology of Fantastic Zoology’ by Mason Bates, in their music lesson, and then they designed their own fantastical creatures by using different parts of real creatures!
Year 5 have also been drawing mystical creatures. They followed a tutorial about “How to draw a Dragon” – and the results were amazing!
In Year 6 RE lessons, the children imagined having a face to face conversation with Jesus and asking him about what it means to be ‘a good neighbour’.

2 February

Reception have been making books about their superheroes!
Year 1 have been adding the suffix –est using the book ‘Things that are most in the world’. They have also designed their own healthy dips, ready to make next week!
In Year 2, Oscar produced a brilliant non-chronological report about crocodiles and Robbie produced a great piece of writing.
In Year 3, Sophia included clear detail and showed her scientific explanations in an interesting and fun way. Year 3 also designed sunglasses this week – ready for some brighter weather – we hope!
In Year 4, Elexa and Daisy thought carefully in science about which objects will melt.
Year 5 wrote superhero descriptions trying to incorporate higher level language
In Year 6, Reuben’s flashback account of the sinking of the Lusitania was excellent, containing all the detail we had planned! Lila’s flashback had good descriptions mixed with feelings of doubt throughout it, creating suspense.

Y3 Graffiti Art

26 January

Reception have been making ‘Wanted’ posters for the Evil Pea!  They have also been practising making patterns!
In Year 1, Milly wrote a great recipe for making owl ice-cream and we created Tudor homes in our art area. They look great!
In Year 2, Grace researched an animal of her choice and Isabella worked hard to solve a riddle using her times tables skills. 
In Year 3, Freddie used some excellent vocabulary to create suspense in his writing and Tilly worked very carefully in maths.
In Year 4, Elexa and Elise created menus for the Iron Man and Oliver M explained how solids, liquids and gases move differently.
In Year 5, we have been dramatizing the death of the Gorgon from the Greek Myth ‘Perseus and Medusa’.
In Year 6, Toby, Erin, Jack N & Nancy worked well to classify different animals in various ways, and Jack B wrote an excellent poem about dreams after work on Martin Luther King in PSHE.

19 January

Reception have been reading ‘Supertato’ this week and getting creative with vegetables!
Year 1 have created and described their own terrible creature, after our tip to the Gruffalo. They have also been learning all about their senses.
In Year 2, Oscar has written a brilliant setting description which is full of detail and Libby understands the relationship between multiplication and division
In Year 3, Alice and Nina created number sentences with Roman Numerals and Alec wrote a fantastic description of ‘the tunnel’.
In Year 4, Antonia and Izzy wrote good character descriptions of The Iron Man, and Lucas and Harrison showed good understanding of equivalent fractions.
Year 5 have written recounts of a visit from Hannah Johnson, who is part of a team of volunteers in Burkina Faso.
In Year 6, Jack B showed excellent reasoning skills to solve these multi-step questions and Jamie
produced a news report about the sinking of the Lusitania.

12 January

After their trip to The Gruffalo at the Lowry theatre, Reception have made some fabulous Gruffalo’s and written sentences about them!
Year 1 have written detailed descriptions of their homes in History and thought of some great goals for the New Year.
In Year 2, Jordan did some brilliant work to create ‘arrays’ for multiplication and Oliver M
wrote a brilliant detailed recount of our trip to see The Gruffalo.
In Year 3, Olivia F and Lauren produced some lovely written work linked to their class novel and Isabelle B wrote an amazing piece comparing two of the characters in the story - Rose and Jack.
In Year 4, Allegra thought carefully when solving problems and Oscar produced some beautiful handwriting.
Year 5 have been investigating the Shang Dynasty. Lily and Molly created some oracle bones!
In Year 6, Max worked really hard to solve multi-step Maths problems and Madeline wrote an excellent piece about ‘A day at the fair’ for the apprentice children of a mill in Victorian England.

Well Done!
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