Author: Fiona Lowe


A Musical Visitor

In class we have been learning about the instruments in the orchestra. Mr Lowe came to school to talk to us about brass instruments. He brought some instruments for us to look at and listen to. He explained how the instruments worked and let us try to play them. It was good fun

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 3 May 2017

Category: Year 3 Blog

Violent Volcanoes!

Ramon built this fabulous volcano at home. He brought it into school and erupted it for use using bicarbonate of soda and vinegar. It was amazing. Well done Ramon!

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 25 January 2017

Category: Year 3 Blog

Classroom visitor

This is the spider we found in our classroom today. He was living in our red marking box. He was huge and had yellow stripes. We called him Steve and we thought he was amazing. We are going to try to find out what type of spider he is. Mrs Lowe took him outside and put him in a plant pot so he…

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 6 October 2016

Category: Year 3 Blog

Tags: Y3 , Science & D.T.

Joseph

On Friday evening, ten children from Y5 took part in Our Lady's production of Joseph. They sang amazingly and got lots of fantastic comments from the staff and parents at Our Lady's and from the other primary schools involved. They made me probably the proudest teacher in Lancaster, if not the…

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 14 July 2016

Category: Year 5 Blog

Tags: Y5 , Art & Music

Bring Me Sunshine!

On Thursday, Year 5 spent the day in Morecambe. We were very lucky as the weather was fine and sunny all day. We had a great time and carried out a land use survey on Morecambe promenade, as well as making sketches of the Winter Gardens and the Clock Tower. After lunch at Morecambe Library, we…

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 4 July 2016

Category: Year 5 Blog

Tags: Art & Music , Geography & History

Year of Mercy Icon

Today we handed over the icon statue of The Sacred Heart to the children of St Bernadette's School as it continues on its pilgrimage around the Catholic schools in the area. We had a short liturgy together and then passed on the statue to a small group of Year 6 pupils.

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 9 May 2016

Category: Year 5 Blog

Tags: R.E.

Excellent Homework

This fantastic project about The Titanic really made me smile today.

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 9 May 2016

Category: Year 5 Blog

Tags: Y5 , Geography & History , Literacy

Picasso

Mishelle used water colours to paint this fantastic picture in the style of Picasso. A famous artist in the making!

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 26 February 2016

Category: Year 5 Blog

Tags: Art & Music

500 words

This fantastic story was written for the BBC 500 words story competition. It is an amazing, imaginative story inspired by photos of Loch Ness.

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 26 February 2016

Category: Year 5 Blog

Tags: English

Y5 E-Safety Trip

On Monday we went to Our Lady's Catholic College to learn about e-safety. We found out how to stay safe on the internet and we made a snakes and ladders game about e-safety. We know that you should never give out personal information on line. We all had a fun afternoon.

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 9 February 2016

Category: Year 5 Blog

Fantastic Homework

Logan produced this fantastic poster about William Shakespeare. It is full of detail and interesting facts and deserves its place on our class English board. Well done Logan!

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 29 January 2016

Category: Year 5 Blog

Tags: English

Library Visit

We had a lovely time at the library this afternoon and the weather was kind to us. We look forward to visiting again next term.

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 3 December 2015

Category: Year 5 Blog

Tags: English

Class Worship

Today Year 5 led whole school worship. We talked about Advent and sharing the light of Christ in the world. I was extremely proud of all the children, especially those who read in front of the school for the first time. It was a beautiful time of prayer and reflection. We ended our worship by…

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 2 December 2015

Category: Year 5 Blog

Tags: R.E.

Fantastic Homework

This super story really made me laugh.

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 27 November 2015

Category: Year 5 Blog

Fizzy and Minty!

Our class did the Coke and Mentos experiment. It was great fun! We put mentos into a bottle of Diet Coke and watched the bubbles shoot out. Mrs Lowe had to run away very fast! Then we came back to class and found out how it worked.

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 20 November 2015

Category: Year 5 Blog

Tags: Science & D.T.

Fantastic Science!

Adrian Bowden's Travelling Science Show came to school today. He worked with KS1 this morning and KS2 this afternoon, investigating light and sound. A great time was had by all, with lots of hands on activities and interesting experiments. 

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 18 November 2015

Category: Science

Tags: Science & D.T.

Our Rainfall Investigation

We checked our rain gauge today. We are really glad that it had not blown away in the storms. It contained just over 3cm of water. We thought it would have more in it than that and wondered if the wind had made a difference to it. We looked up average rainfall on the Met Office website and found…

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 16 November 2015

Category: Year 5 Blog

Tags: Science & D.T.

Rain In Lancaster

To start Science Week we have built a rain gauge. We are going to see how much rain we get this week and compare it to the average rain fall in different parts of the country. Mrs Lowe's mum thinks that it always rains more in Lancaster than it does in Manchester. We want to see if she is…

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 9 November 2015

Category: Year 5 Blog

Tags: Science & D.T.

Life Education

Today, we visited the Life Education Centre. We learnt a lot about how our bodies work. We talked about how it is important to be careful about what we put into our bodies. We found out about drugs, including alchohol, cigarettes and caffeine and what these can do to our bodies. We were suprised…

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 9 November 2015

Category: Year 5 Blog

Tags: Science & D.T.

Our New School Councillors

On Friday we held our School Council elections. Well done to all the children who put themselves forward and made excellent speeches. Special congratulations to Shanelle and Tomas who were elected as our councillors.

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Posted by Fiona Lowe on 9 November 2015

Category: Year 5 Blog