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The importance of valuing others, listening to different viewpoints, taking care of belongings, manners, appreciating the diversity which exists in our community and beyond


The determination to reach the highest standards, every day.


The desire to grow and develop, achieving the best for ourselves and each other.


The knowledge that working with others, asking for help when needed and supporting others to develop are the foundations of growth.


The importance of joy in what we do, discovering our strengths and using them.


Science Day


On Wednesday 6th December 2018, a Science Boffin visited Irk Valley Primary School and helped us to learn how fun Science is by creating some crazy experiments for the children.


Ms Azhar, Science Coordinator and a class teacher at the school, organised a whole day of fun science activities to promote curiosity and learning among classes. 


Science Boffin, Harry conducted workshop throughout the day, bringing together some fascinating visual effects. This workshop helps to bring science to life for the young people.  Pupils at Irk Valley said they had wonderful time during Science Day.  These are some of the feedback we have had back from the pupils:


"I'll remember this day forever!"


"It was awesome and I want to not stop learning science!"


"We loved playing with bubbles in Mr Young's class." 


"The assembly was amazing!"


"I can't believe we made slime in school!"


"I love science!" 




Science Boffin Workshop

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WARNING!!! Please do not do this at home! Only a trained Science Boffin can do this!

Science Boffin Workshop

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WARNING!!! Please do not do this at home! Only a trained Science Boffin can do this!

3MG Community Litter Pick

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Y3 pupils went out into our community and picked up the litter on Friday the 30th of November.


Litter Picking

Our planet is changing.  We need to help it change for the better and we will be asking for your help to do that! There are a lot of things that affect our planet in a bad way but the good news is that everyone can help to reduce them and do their bit for the environment.


It was No Electricity Afternoon on Friday (30th November 2018). From 1.30pm onwards, the whole school were not using lights, computers, laptops, Ipads etc. We did switch off fortnight lesson and lots of fun activities which aims to reduce the amount of electricity we waste.  We played some games to understand how we can save electricity and then did an audit of our school to find out which classes were wasting electricity by leaving things switched on when no-one is in the room. We prepared an assembly and teach the other children (and staff!) in our school about how to reduce the amount of energy we waste. Our assembly was a great success and we will be working hard over the next two weeks to reduce energy waste in our school - giving out stickers to reward those doing a good job.


Our school Eco Team encourages children and staff on how can we make our school more eco-friendly. Our Energy Monitors has been checking classrooms every day and have a meeting every week. Our Eco team explore environmental issues through fun activities and encourage pupils in the school to be responsible citizens in their use of the world's resources. They encourage the children and staff to take on responsibilities within school, for example encouraging recycling or the conservation of water and electricity and running Eco projects. We are looking forward to making a difference in our school!





We are encouraging children to share what they learn during Switch-Off Fortnight with their families and to help them save energy at home too!


Road Safety Week


This week we have enjoyed taking part in different activities for Road Safety Week.


During Road Safety Week, the whole school take part with road safety demonstrations, events, awareness video screenings, talks and many more.






Anti Bullying Week

This Anti Bullying week provides an opportunity for everyone in school to campaign against bullying in our school.


In 3MG, we have been learning how to be a good friend.  We carried out a number of friendship activities during the week. One of them is to create Anti-Bullying poster.  Please take a look at our amazing Anti Bullying Posters.