Key Stage 2 pupils have been studying living things and their habitats in Science. This week we have been looking at human life cycles. Pupils described how humans are set apart from other species, as mammals, and the different stages they go through from birth to adulthood.
KS3 Mindfulness session focused on the sense of vision, during a "beach experience" using the Laxman goggles as part of a relaxation and meditation activity.
For World Maths Day we are entering the Mathletics online competition. This morning's assembly linked International Womens' Day with famous female mathematicians.
- Ada Lovelace
- Shakuntala Devi
- Emmy Noether
- Sophie Germain
- Maria Gaetana Agnesi
- Sofia Kovalevskaya
Year 8 pupils at Rivington Pike in Lancashire during their Outdoor Education lesson combining map reading and compass skills with Geography and the water cycle
Year 8 pupils have been exploring the properties of charcoal and learning about the history of charcoal in art. Here, they've explored ruler effects using blending techniques, they've used both vine and loose charcoal to form tonal value abstract designs.
Staff team "Willow Bank Wanderers" completed the St Helens10K run on Sunday 5th March. Fortunately no one collapsed on North Road! The next event in our illustrious running career will be at Tatton Park on Saturday 13th May.
Key stage 3 mindfulness session focusing on the sensory activity of touch and smell using the grounding technique 5-4-3-2-1. Teaching you how to move away from everyday negative thoughts and stresses and ground yourself in the present moment.
Year 7 Geography Field Trip to Red Bank Farm in Newton-le-Willows learning about primary industries and farming systems – inputs, processes, outputs and feedback. Also discussing diversification in farming – equestrianism, farm cafes and butchers.
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Key stage 3 pupils at Formby beach looking at different types of coastal features - sand dunes and the beach as well as the impact of the sea. Pupils focused on their wellbeing and developing team bonding to build positive peer relationships.
KS2 and KS3 pupils tree planting with Mersey Forest to create a school woodland habitat. KS2 are currently studying in Science the life cycles of plants and animals and Y8 photosynthesis in their new outdoor classroom environment.
Wellbeing activity after a 2 hour GCSE Art preparation session saw KS4 pupils take a visit to Cop Holt farm in Newton le Willows to experience the calm and relaxation benefits of being around animals.