Unit 3 Blog


History of Rochdale

History of Rochdale 

Mills


The industrial revolution started in around 1610.By 1740 the area had grew.This provided homes and jobs for many orphans an elderly men and women.The worlds first mill was built in the 18 century.the damp air made the thread stronger.The Victorian period was at…

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Posted by group3shaw on 5 June 2017

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Rochdale Famous people

Rochdale Famous people

Anna Louise Friel

Anna Friel was born on the 12th July 1976 in Rochdale, Lancashire. Her profession is acting. She is an English actress. Since the age of 13,Anna has been acting. Her 1st professional acting role was  drama series for Channel 4. The University of…

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Posted by group2shaw on 5 June 2017

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Co-op

  • The co-op is 48 percent excellent 34 percent very good 11 percent average 6 percent poor and 0 percent terrible.
  • when you enter the first room you will notice the area to the left it was where the pioneers counter was.
  • on the first floor there is a impressive display .
  • the first floor…

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Posted by group1 on 5 June 2017

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Blogging Tips

“With great power comes great responsibility,” says Spidey… and the same thing goes for our Class Blogs. Enjoy yourself, share your learning, but be sure to follow these guidelines when posting:

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 7 May 2017

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Unit 3 Safer Internet Day 2017

On Tuesday 6th February Unit 3 took part in safer internet day 2017. This year's theme focused on give a smile. Classes within the unit took part in a variety of activities that focused on the following themes:

  • The permanence of image
  • How to make the internet a safer place
  • Images - real…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 7 February 2017

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Mummifying a Fish

Over the past 2 weeks Unit 3 children have been learning about the mummification process. They have done this by mummifying a Fish. Each class has mummified their own Fish and discussed each stage of the process. Despite the horrendous smell, children have really enjoyed discovering all about the…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 7 February 2017

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Sealife Center

On the 1st November we visited  Blackpool sealife centre as part of our Wonderful Water topic. We couldn't wait to explore the centre!

We saw some amazing sea creatures such as  5 types of sharks, baby seahorses, rays, octopuses and lots more. We had a fantasic time as you can see from the…

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Posted by Clare Fleming on 2 November 2016

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Horse Carr Church

 

The children took part in a mock baptism as part of their Religious Education studies. Thank you to Reverend Margret and Horse Carr Church for having us.

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Posted by Clare Fleming on 17 October 2016

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Healey Dell

On Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th October 2016, the children from Unit 3 went to Healey Dell to undertake geography fieldwork.

 

The children took part in a variety of activities including: a river study, leaf hunting, pond dipping and Andy Goldsworthy Artwork.

 

Here is a gallery of our…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 5 October 2016

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Roald Dahl Day - Pictures

Roald Dahl Day

On Tuesday 13th September 2016 the children of Shawclough School took part in Roald Dahl Day.  We all had lots of fun dressing up as our favourite character from one of Roald Dahl's amazing books.  Throughout the day children took part in a variety of activities that celebrated…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 15 September 2016

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Roald Dahl Day

Today we have been celebrating Roald Dahl's 100th birthday. In school we have taken part in a variety of activities related to his books.  One of his most famous books was called "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory".

 

What is your favourite chocolate bar? Why?

 

What ingredients would…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 13 September 2016

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Tags: #roalddahlday

Roman day

Unit 3 children have really enjoyed their history work this term and have learnt a great deal about the Romans.  To finish off with a bang they had a Roman Day. Thank you to all parents and staff for supporting the day and making it a sucess. 

What was your favourite…

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Posted by Clare Fleming on 1 July 2016

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Unit 3 Spelling Bee 2016

In June 2016, the annual Unit 3 Spelling Bee was launched. Nearly the whole of Unit 3 was involved in the competition and over a period of four weeks, the students were given over 300 words to learn, culminating in the students competing to spell as many of these words in a knock out style…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 8 June 2016

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Ribchester

We had a fantastic time learning more about how the Romans lived. We had the opportunity to try on replica armour, handle real artefatcs and explore the ruins of a Roman bathouse and granary.  

 

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Posted by Clare Fleming on 17 May 2016

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Identity Box

This weeks learning log task is all about identity.  It is part of our collaborative project with Falinge Park High School, entitled Earth Works Project. For more information please click on the links below.

 Identity_Box_Poster.pptx

Identity_Box_PowerPoint.pptx

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 12 May 2016

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More Roman Mosaics

More Roman Mosaics using purple mash.

 

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 5 May 2016

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Roman Mosaics

In Unit 3 we have been finding out about Roman Mosaics.  We have used purple mash mosaic software to create our very own mosaics.  Here are a selection of them.  Please look through and feel free to leave a comment.

 

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 5 May 2016

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Train Information Text

Mr Clegg's English group are looking at information text and will be writing their own information text all about trains.  This topic currently fits in with the book we are reading in English, which is The Railway Children.

Can you find out any interesting facts about trains?

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 27 April 2016

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Tags: #trains , #English , #Informationtext

Rocket Science

We're very excited here in Unit 3 to be taking part in the Rocket Science project.  The project is in conjunction with ESA, RHS and UK Space Agency.

 

Two kilograms of rocket (Eruca sativa) seeds were launched on Soyuz 44S on 2nd September 2015 with European Space Agency astronaut Andreas…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 21 April 2016

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Tags: #RocketScience , #RHS , #ESA

The Romans

Unit 3's topic this term is The Rotten Romans.  Here are some useful web links to help your child find out more at home.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zwmpfg8

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/Romans.html

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 12 April 2016

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Tags: #theromans

One Friday Art Exhibition

On Thursday 24th March, Mrs Mitchell took some pupils from Unit 3 to visit Thrum Hall Church.  The children had a great time looking their Easter Art exhibition entitled One Friday. Our current year 6 even contributed to the exhibition creating an incredibly creative "Last Supper", with Miss…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 24 March 2016

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Sport Relief Result

The results are in!!! Unfortunately our combined effort of 764260m was some way short of Eddie Izzard's      1173204m. #proud

 

Well done to everyone who took part especially Mrs Yeomans who organised the event.   

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 23 March 2016

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Tags: #proud

Unit 3 Easter Bonnet Parade

Unit 3's Easter Bonnet Parade was a huge success!!! A massive thank you to everyone who took part.  Here are some photos from our parade.

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 23 March 2016

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Tags: #easter

Sport Relief 2016

Will we beat Eddie Izzard's total distance collectively as a school?

For Sport Relief 2016 we are currently trying to collectively beat Eddie Izzard's total distance of 27 marathons.  Each child is running around a set course of our playground.  We will be adding everyone's total distances…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 23 March 2016

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Tags: #proud

Learning Log - Easter Bonnet

This week's learning log task is to create an Easter Bonnet.  In Unit 3, this Tuesday, we will be having an Easter Bonnet parade. There will be lots of eggciting prizes on offer. Let's get creative!!!  If you have any tips or links to suitable web sites please reply below but, remember our…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 15 March 2016

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Hour of Code

In Unit 3 we have been using hour of code to introduce our children to the idea of coding.  The site is fantastic as an introduction to coding and is free to use.  There is a choice of three topics, which all appeal to the children.  They are Star Wars, Minecraft and Frozen.  If you would like to…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 15 March 2016

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Mr Clegg's English Group

This week we have been looking at instructional texts.  We have made our very own Roly Poly Birds and are currently looking at how we can write our own set of instructions.  In order for your child to write the best set of instructions that they can, we have been looking at imperative verbs (bossy…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 9 March 2016

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Share a Story

It's back and bigger and better than ever! Here at Shawclough we encourage creativity  and would like to take this opportunity to encourage our young and budding writers to enter this fantastic competition.  Now in it's 7th year, CITV's share a story is a creative writing competition which gives…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 9 March 2016

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Tags: #shareastory2016

World Book Day

Unit 3 enjoyed dressing up for our World Book Day Celebrations on Friday.  Thanks to everyone who took part. You all looked ace!!!!

 

 

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 7 March 2016

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Tags: #worldbookday

The Snow

Wow! Have you seen the snow outside? It is coming down like a blizzard outside. Can you think of some exciting adjectives to describe the weather outside?

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 4 March 2016

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World Book Day

Happy World Book Day!! As we are celebrating a day later in school due to class photographs, I wondered whether you could answer these questions?? What is your favourite book? Why is it your favourite book?

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 3 March 2016

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Tags: #worldbookday

Blogging Tips

spiderman

“With great power comes great responsibility,” says Spidey… and the same thing goes for our Class Blogs. Enjoy yourself, share your learning, but be sure to follow these guidelines when posting:

  •  Make sure that you use full sentences, quality vocabulary, appropriate punctuation and that…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 2 March 2016

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Tags: #bloggingtips

Calm, Focused and Friendly

In January 2013, Shawclough Community Primary was one of the schools visited as part of a documentary on Peer Massage. Check out the video on Youtube to see if you can find the teachers!

What is peer massage? Why have schools in England adopted it to reduce aggression and bullying? American…

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Posted by Stuart Clegg on 2 March 2016

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Tags: #peermassage

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