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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.

Learning at Home

Our home learning page will give you links to help you continue learning if you are at home. You can access these lessons on any device: phone, tablet, laptop or PC. Have fun!


Spring Term


Maths - In the spring term we will continue learning about multiplication and division and start learning about mass, volume and length. Click on the link to watch the videos and follow the lessons. 

English - We will be writing a non-chronological report all about Manchester and linking our writing to the work we will be doing in our Geography lessons. We are going to use books about Emmeline Pankhurst and the Manchester Bee to help us write about our local area and the North West.  

Reading - We will be reading The Midnight Fox by Betsy Byars. Use the link below to listen to the first chapter. 


Reading for pleasure - In these lessons, we will reflect on what reading for pleasure means. We will spend time thinking about different texts that are important to us and create a 'Reading River' to show our own personal journeys in reading. 

Midnight Fox Ch 1

Midnight Fox Ch 1

Science - we are learning about animals including humans. Follow the links to complete the lessons.

Geography - In geography, we are learning all about the North West and the geography of our local area. Follow the lessons all about the geography of the United Kingdom. 

DT - This term we will be looking at shell structures.  Follow the links below.