World of Work

This week has been our ‘World of Work’ week. All classes have spent the week learning about aspects of a different career. Reception have been learning about the fire service, Year 1 have looked at the different jobs in a garden centre, Year 2 have been learning more about the job of a pilot, Year 3 have been looking at restaurants (and even visited Nando’s), Year 4 have been learning about the different jobs in a doctor’s surgery (they were  visited by a real doctor), Year 5 have been learning about travel agents and Year 6 have been looking at different military careers.

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Key Stage 2 took part in the Leigh School Games

On Tuesday, children from Key Stage 2 took part in the Leigh School Games. Our Year 6 rugby team participated in a contact rugby tournament and teams from Year 3/4 and Year 5/6 took part in quad kids, an athletics event. Our rugby team won the tournament, our Year 5/6 athletics team came second and we won awards for passion and teamwork. We had lots of fun and really enjoyed our day!

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Year 4 Enrichment – World of Work – Medical Professionals

Year 4 have spent time looking at all aspects of the medical profession and the different types of roles available. We were lucky to have 2 visitors this week, a GP Doctor and a Support Nurse. The children learned all about the equipment Doctor’s use to check on the health of their patients. The Nurse demonstrated to the children how to clean and dress a wound, and how important it is for all equipment to be sterile. The children in Year 4 really enjoyed their time spent with our special guests and now have a much better idea of what a career in the ‘caring profession’ is all about.

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Enrichment Week – Summer 2016 – Year 3 went on a trip to Nando’s

During our ‘World of Work’ enrichment week, Year 3 went on a trip to Nando’s. We had a tour around the restaurant to find out all about the jobs there. All of the children learned lots and had a great time. I think they would all love to a job there in the future after discovering that the staff get free food each shift!

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Year 5 investigating different forces

In class this week, Year 5 have been investigating different forces. We used the force meters to investigate whether or not there was a link between weight and gravity. We also explored which material would make the best parachute. This helped us learn about air resistance. Here are some pictures of our investigations.

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