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Year 3 design and make their own ancient civilizations , by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 23rd Mar 2017 @ 10:07am

Within their groups the children had to design their own ancient civilizations, based on the knowledge they have developed during lessons. Once their designs were finalised they embarked on making them out of clay. They were very impressive.

Celebrity Pet Cat, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 21st Mar 2017 @ 10:37am

Mia, in Year 4, has informed us to the fact that Mossley School has a direct link to a local celebrity, Izzy the Cheshire Cat! Her family pet.

As you can see from attached photographs Izzy is featured within the "Editors Letter" in the latest edition of Cheshire Life Magazine.

The editor Louise Taylor liked Izzy's story, the fact the little cat is internet savvy, has her own Instagram page with worldwide followers and decided to put her picture in print.

Mia and her family are all enormously proud, hehe!

We hope you like Izzy and the feature. We all think "she's made it".

 

Year 3 make Jam sandwiches, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 20th Mar 2017 @ 3:24pm

Year 3 wrote instructions on how to make a jam sandwich, they then followed their instructions and made the sandwiches, which they all got to enjoy.

Year 2 Residential , by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 16th Mar 2017 @ 3:30pm

Our Year 2 set off on their very first school residential. They were excited as they left school on the coach. Once they arrived the children made their own beds which was a race to see who would finish first. The trip was filled with adventures and activities that all enjoyed. They were treated to hot chocolate and bedtime stories and a not so midnight, midnight feasts. After a lovely short sleep surprise the children were wide awake for breakfast. They worked amazing well in the team building activites and we all throughly enjoyed our adventure together.

 

Spring Chickens, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 16th Mar 2017 @ 2:16pm

The Reception children have been very patient, watching and waiting for the chicks to hatch. They are so cute!

 

Year 2 Method Acting, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 10th Mar 2017 @ 3:18pm

The year 2 children worked hard and embraced their roles during R.E. They freeze framed the arrival of Jesus on Palm Sunday and discussed what their charactors would be feeling at that time. 

 

The Evil Pea Visits Reception, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 8th Mar 2017 @ 11:26am

Reception have been tormented by the Evil Pea throughout the week, he has been up to all sorts of mischief. 

He has doubled, He has written a letter to the children informing them that he is holding poor Mr Sprout hostage and he has frozen him. The childrens challenge was to discuss how to free him.

The heros of the reception class managed to capture the Evil pea by trapping him in jelly.

 

 

 

World Book day , by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 2nd Mar 2017 @ 1:05pm

The children were very lucky today to be visited by the author Chris Bourne, she read her book Bethany Rose and the runaway nose, which we learnt is beased on her neice. The children got the oportunity to ask lots of questions.

 

Year 3 become animal handlers, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 2nd Mar 2017 @ 12:59pm

Today the year 3 children had fun in their science day. They all got to handle the animals and leanrt lots about them. How great do they look?

 

 

 

Year 1 Have fun learning to sew, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 16th Feb 2017 @ 2:16pm

The Year 1 children were very lucky, they had some very talented volunteers come to visit. They were taught how to sew and made puppets which was in keeping with their class topic.

 

Year 6 Volcanoes Erupt, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 9th Feb 2017 @ 3:06pm

After lots of hard work, we had an amazing time errupting our volcanoes. Our whole class smells of vinegar now. We mixed together bicarbonate of soda with washing up liquid and vinegar, the different items all had a reaction together, which resulted in an explosion. 

 

Safer Internet week Safety Officers assembly, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 10th Feb 2017 @ 2:31pm

Today we enjoyed a very informative assembly hosted by our junior safety officers, they advised us of the importance of creating a positive digital footprint. We learnt that everything we put on the internet will be there forever and how hurtful mean comments can upset people. Thank you for such an interesting presentation. Well Done!

 

Safer Internet Week, by Mr Johnson

Date: 8th Feb 2017 @ 10:36am

This week, the children have been learning about being safe online.  We have learnt how old you should be to use certain social networks, how to create a strong password, we have written and signed a digital pledge, how to deal with spam and how photographs can be edited online and how this doesn't always reflect reality.

 

Click on this link to read more about social media age restrictions. https://theparentingskill.com/what-age-can-my-child-get-a-social-media-account/

Year 4 Experiment with eggs, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 3rd Feb 2017 @ 3:00pm

In science, we tested how different liquids reacted to our teeth we used eggshells to represent our teeth. We soaked eggs in different liquids for 1 week. The different liquids we used were coke, milk, water, orange juice and vinegar. The water made the egg shell turn a darker but didn't change the egg inside. The coke and vinegar cracked the eggshell and turned it a darker colour. We now know that coke and vinegar are not good for our teeth. The orange juice made the eggshell really slippery. We really enjoyed learning about the effect different things have on our teeth. Report written by Ella Knibbs year 4

 

Epic Year 4, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 3rd Feb 2017 @ 2:31pm

This week in English our topic was Greek Myths, we created Greek monsters, whilst writing about them we used expanded noun phrases to describe. We used the green screen to plot the Greek timeline which was great fun. This taught us about things such as the classic period and Alexander the Great taking over as the ruler of Greece. Report written by Ruby Downing & Holly Egerton Year 4

 

 

Year 6 Volcanoes, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 3rd Feb 2017 @ 11:50am

For the last week, we have been designing a 3d volcano. The materials we used were as follows:Paint (a lot of it); newspaper and kitchen roll; a plastic bottle and tape. We have been screwing the newspapeer into balls and sticking them together with PVA glue around the plastic bottle. Then we covered it with kitchen roll. After that, we painted it with either grey, brown or black paint for the base colour. We then dry brushed, which is one of the new techniques we used, and highlighted the parts that stuck out giving it a more realistic touch. We then made it drip with red and yellow paint for the lava. This has been a very fun experience and we hope to do it again. Report written by Jack Walker, Noah Negus and Ellis Statham Year 6. Watch this space for the next stage..........

 

Year 1The 3 Little Pigs, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 1st Feb 2017 @ 11:28am

The Year 1 children had great fun acting out the roles in the 3 Little Pigs. They worked hard within teams and swapped between roles of narrator and actor. Some of the comments whilst they were working: "I'm going to do this in an angry voice now" "I love being the wolf" "Shall I pretend this pig is really brave?"

 

Year 6 Super Tasters, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 26th Jan 2017 @ 11:14am

Today we did a science experiment to find out, who in class is a super taster. We used blue food colouring as it does not stick to tastebuds, then we counted the number of tastebuds we each have. It was really fun and interesting testing how well you taste. I think that doctors could carry this out. Report written by Jacob Cowling Year 6

     

Science at Blackfirs, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 30th Jan 2017 @ 10:52am

On Thursday morning, six year 4 pupils went to Black Firs Primary School to take part in science activities.  Led by scientists from Astra Zeneca, they learnt how to make a lava lamp using water, oil, food colouring and a few drops of washing up liquid.  Also they learnt how to extract DNA from bananas, which was quite amazing!

 

Year 3 Hanukkah, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 25th Jan 2017 @ 10:06am

Today in R.E we ate potato cakes to show how much oil is in the lamp. We made a dreidel because it is a jewish symbol game/spinning top. We learnt that Hanukkah is an 8 day celebration that celebrates the Jewish win against the Greeks years ago. The Hanukkah is 8 days because the oil in the lamp burnt for 8 days, however it was only supposed to last for 1 day it was a miracle. Report written By Jack White Year 3

 

Popera came to visit Choir, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 24th Jan 2017 @ 1:56pm

 The choir children got to spend an afternoon with Popera. We really enjoyed it, it was so much fun and entertaining as we got to be a bit silly making up actions and doing different dances to each song. We learnt some opera tracks and some pop tracks where we practiced different pitches, harmonies and melodys. Report written by Edie Whitehead and Alice Maddocks year 6

Indoor Athletics, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 26th Jan 2017 @ 3:25pm

Indoor Athletics

On Monday 16th January, Mossley took part in an indoor athletics competition at Eaton Bank Academy. Along with 3 other Congleton Schools from the Eaton Bank Cluster, Year 5 and 6 children from Mossley competed in a range of track and field events, spanning from sprints to hurdles, triple jumps to soft javelin throws. As always, the children’s attitude whilst at the event, in terms of both their behaviour and their approach towards their chosen disciplines, was very impressive. And although the events that the children did compete in were mainly individual events, they demonstrated fantastic team spirit, showing support for all of our pupils.

Mossley were very competitive in all the events and their overall performance meant that they won the competition. They now progress through to the next round at Sandbach High in February. Here they will compete against schools from Sandbach, Holmes Chapel, Alsager and another school from the Congleton High Cluster.

New Head Boy/Girl and their deputies are elected, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 23rd Jan 2017 @ 2:32pm

Our new Head children have been elected, they will spend the next term representing the school at different events and chair our school council meetings. We wish them great success in their roles.

   

Keystrings at Christmas, by Mrs Knibbs

Date: 21st Dec 2016 @ 1:44pm

Today, we were really lucky to have Keystrings come to visit us. They taught us all about the string family that includes: violin, double bass and the chello. We liked how there were bits of comedy and how they made us all laugh. We liked how they played the instruments in harmony and did it to modern songs. Some children were also allowed to take part by playing the instruments. They helped us to make a picture in our head using music and taught us if the instrument is bigger the sound is lower: By Lauren Hillier and Maise Walker Year 5

Christmas French, by Miss Young

Date: 13th Dec 2016 @ 4:01pm

Today the reception children have learnt all about how Christmas is celebrated in France. They have learnt about what happens on Christmas Eve and that the children might leave their shoes by the fireplace for 'Père Noël' to fill with presents and sweeties. We have tasted pain au chocolat and have made a special Christmas box and brought home a croissant to try a little bit of French food.

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