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Water Art

Friday 15th January  2021

In Art, we have been sketching picture which all have the same theme ‘Water,  We have studied the artist Hokusai.  Do you like our work?





Life Processes.

Thursday 7th January 2021

In Science we have been learning about the seven key elements of life processes. 

We used the mnemonic 'Mrs Gren' to help us learn all about them.

You can watch the video of our Science lesson by clicking on the picture below.




Happy New Year and Welcome Back to School

Tuesday 5th January 2021

Well it has been a very strange start to the year!  

If you are a home learner, remember that you must log onto Seesaw daily and complete all the lessons that have been posted on your page.

Happy Learning!



A Magical Christmas Journey

Thursday 17th December

Don't forget to check your emails because we have sent you the link to watch our school nativity.  The children have done a super job.

May I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.



We completed the Barrow Marathon and the Santa Dash

Thursday 17th December

A massive congratulations to the children in Beech Class who successfully completed a marathon.  They ran, skipped, jogged and walked 26.2 miles over the Autumn term.  To finish off this superb achievement the children also took part in the Santa Dash.



A Visit From the Reindeers

Thursday 10th December

Our secret surprise was suddenly revealed on Thursday afternoon when two reindeers landed for a fuel stop on their way to see Santa at the North Pole.  All of the children (and staff!) were very excited to meet Comet and Dasher.  A huge thank you must go to FOBS for supporting this wonderful opportunity.  Click on the reindeer photograph below to watch our class video.



'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Friday 7th December

This week we have been learning about traditional poetry in English.  We have studied a poem by 

Clement Clarke Moore called 'Twas the Night Before Christmas.

Click on the picture below to watch us reciting this festive poem.



A Visit From Reverend Michele

Monday 30th November

 This term we have been learning about The Bible.  Reverend Michele came into school and showed us how to find references in the Bible, she showed us lots of different Bibles and told us how the URC Church was formed. It was very interesting.  Then she kindly turned on our Christmas Tree Lights.



Our French Cafe

Monday 30th November 

 In French, we have been learning how to order food from a cafe.  We bought croissants and juice.
A lovely morning was had by all.




Anti Bullying Week

Friday 20th November 

 This week we have been thinking about bullying and uniting together to stop bullying.  We watched a film about bullying and made our own class anti bullying jigsaw.

We hope you like it.



Day of the Dead

Friday 13th November

 In Year 5 we have been learning about the Mexican National celebration - The Day of the Dead.  We found out about the celebrations, parades, flowers and the masks!  We each made a Day of the Dead mask.

Don’t be too scared!



Digital Leaders

Friday 13th November

 After weeks of waiting, Mrs Taylor announced our digital leaders this afternoon.  I am sure they will be a great asset to the team and help lead the school forward in computing.

Well done Poppie and Charlie!



Barrow URC Primary School's Virtual Tour

Friday 23rd October

The children in Beech Class have been very busy this week filiming and producing our school's virtual tour.  I think the final video is amazing!  It is well worth a look...

Click on the link below.


Restart A Heart Day

Friday 16th October

The children in Beech Class took part in an online Zoom lesson, where they joined by 80 schools and The North West Ambulance Service.  During the sessions the learnt what a cardiac arrest is and how to respond to it using the DRSABC approach.  The all successfully passed their Restart a Heart Training Course.

Well done everyone!



Harvest Festival - Food Bank Donations

Have you seen who is the the newspaper?

Follow the link below...


Meet the Staff of Barrow School

Friday 9th October

The children in Beech Class have been busy interviewing ALL the staff at Barrow URC School.  These should help everyone get to know all the staff at our school (there is some really interesting information!!)

They have now typed up all of their interviews and even made avatars for all of the staff.  

One interview will be published each week in the School newsletter.



Beech Class Marathon Attempt

Friday 2nd October

The children in Beech class have been very active this week. In total we have run 4 miles... only 22.2 miles to go!  Some children have even been practising their running after school.  What a fantastic start.


National Poetry Day

Thursday 1st October

To celebrate National Poetry Day the children in Beech class have been writing their own poems.  The theme of their poetry was 'Peculiar Pets'.  We are hoping to send our poems to the Young Writers' Poetry competition.

Fingers crossed!


International Day of Languages

Friday 25th September

The children have been finding out all about China and have been even learning a little Mandarin.  On this exciting day we made Chinese dragons, painted the flag of China, wrote our names using the Chinese alphabet and even managed to complete the register in Mandarin!


Mental Health, Well-being and Fitness Day

Wednesday 23rd September

Today we have been learning that our mental health is as important as our physical health.  The children took part in yoga and mindfulness activities.  

The children in Beech Class were also given a fitness challenge by Mrs Porter...

Can you run a marathon (26.2 miles) before the end of the term?