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Kic Theatre Year 4

Ian from Kic Theatre was in school today and ran an amazing session with Year 4 about our topic of Europe. Enthusiastically, the children packed imaginary suitcases and began a journey into Europe travelling to France either under the sea, on the sea, by air or some even swam! Having visited various places in France, the Continue reading

Y5 Stable Trip 2

On Friday, the second half of Class 5 enjoyed a wonderful morning at Minnis Moor Stables. The pupils took part in taster riding lessons and took turns to ride in a small horse carriage. We learnt the basics of horse grooming and were taught more about the roles of horses in World War I. Finally, Continue reading

War Horse Artwork

In the film adaptation of the book ‘War Horse’ there are some stunning sunset scenes with silhouettes of the horses. Today Yr.6 creates their own sunsets using a water colour wash and added silhouettes to these. We’re sure you’ll agree that they have created some beautiful scenes.

Y5 Stable Trip

Today, half of Class 5 were give the wonderful opportunity to spend the morning at Minnis Moor Stables. The trip complimented this term’s study of War Horse by Michael Morpurgo. The children spent time learning the basics of riding and even progressed onto a rising trot by the end of the lesson. We took turns Continue reading

War Horse Trip – Group 1

Today was the first of our amazing ‘War Horse’ based trips. Half of Yr.6 went to the Alkham Valley Community Project where they were able to participate in workshops which brought the book to life. Everyone was able to ride a horse, ride in a carriage and give commands to the horse, look at collars, Continue reading

War Horse Film

After finishing studying the book version of War Horse, Yr.6 watched the film this morning. They then held a debate discussing which version was better. They were very passionate and had very good reasons for their opinions.

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