'Heath Hayes Primary School' www.heathhayesprimary.co.uk

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HEATH HAYES PRIMARY SCHOOL'S BLOG

Welcome to our online journal - a window on our world.

'Bringing Learning Alive'

Our vision statement is to Bring Learning Alive and blogging encapsulates our aim to make learning exciting, up to date and fun.

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Our blog was set up, primarily, for children in school to see what others were up to when off-site. However, after only a few weeks of actually getting pictures on the site the possibilities for inspiring learning are becoming apparent.
We'd already established links with two schools in France but we are now exploring the potential of mutual blogs so that our children can comment and interact with international partners. We're receiving pictures from the arctic from one of our parents and the level of interest in geography is rising withouteven trying. The potential is immense.
It might sound like it but we're not anoraks!
BLOGGING'S GREAT FUN
and, at the same time, a fantastic educational opportunity.

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More digging

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The sand goes in this afternoon and the liner will, hopefully, go in tomorrow or Monday. Our local Dobbies garden centre is helping us to establish the pond. Their consultant came out to help design the area and to advise us on what to include to create an ecological heaven for wildlife.
9th Mar 2006, 12:49   comments (0)

Developing a school pond

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We've been awarded a grant by the British Ecological Society. This is for the creation of a pond so that children can explore the balance of nature and the relationships in an ecosystem. The men from our Grounds service came today to dig the hole in a shaded area of our garden. One of these days i'll get chickens in the garden then we can add eggs to the list of food we produce.
9th Mar 2006, 12:38   comments (1)

Identifying properties of shapes

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Our children in Reception have also been exploring shapes. Here are some work samples but they look far better in real life! The children have also made a powerpoint presentation of making biscuits but you won't be able to see this unless you come into school! Nothing like being told how good something is and then that you can't see it! Sorry.
9th Mar 2006, 09:39   comments (4)

Amaryllis

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Our children in the Reception class have been growing plants. This one got out of hand and grew taller than most of the children...... be even the teacher!
8th Mar 2006, 14:03   comments (1)

Literacy Consultant's visit

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Our literacy consultant visited school today to support new and exciting developments. Watch this space...!
7th Mar 2006, 11:20   comments (0)

Hello

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David another picture this time of the ships entering Haarksvern near Bergen
Norway..Si Thornley
CPO(MW)
ORS
HMS GRIMSBY
6th Mar 2006, 17:35   comments (0)

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Watching!!
6th Mar 2006, 15:54   comments (3)

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We were invited to take part in a netball tournament in Stoke. Over the past few years we have had successful teams. We are prove to be the first school from our district to be invited to this tournament.
6th Mar 2006, 15:47   comments (4)