Worthington Primary School

L. S. Lowry – An Artist in Residence

Over the last two days, our Year 1 and Year 2 children have been busy learning more about the life and work of L. S. Lowry, the artist famous for his mainly industrial and urban scenes of his local area around Salford.  Julie, an artist in residence from The Lowry in Salford has been showing […]

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Happy Hinamatsuri Day 2017

Today, 3rd March, we join our hands in friendship with girls, wherever they live, who share a Japanese heritage. Hinamatsuri, also called Doll’s Day or Girls’ Day, is a special day in Japan. Hinamatsuri is celebrated each year on March 3.  Platforms covered with a red carpet are used to display a set of ornamental […]

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Children In Need – The Great Spotacular!

Today, Friday 18th November, is Children in Need Day. This year we all decided to wear something spotty to school and bring £1 as a contribution towards this amazing charity. We hope to raise hundreds of pounds today. Mr Searle dressed as a Dalmatian from ‘101 Dalmatians’ and told the story of how the young […]

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A Visit from an Estate Agent

Just the other day we had a very special visit to school from Mr Bell (Mrs Bell’s husband). Mr Bell works for Jordan Fishwick, one of the local estate agents. He came to talk to Year 1 and Year 2 children about the job he has and the sort of thing he does as part of […]

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Key Stage One begin the year with a walk

  Our Key Stage One children spent time last week looking really closely at their local environment.  During the week they went for a walk around the block and took lots of photographs.   They then came back to class and drew maps of their locality, writing the names of the roads and any important landmarks […]

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Our Chicks Have Hatched!

Never were so many people interested in coming in to our nursery so often! Our eggs only arrived on Monday and by the following day three chicks had hatched in the incubator! By Wednesday morning, nine little chicks were busy in their temporary new home. It is such a joy for the children to see […]

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Aztec Museum Opens in Year 4/5

  Our Year 4 / 5 class recently opened their very own Aztec Museum which highlighted the work they have covered in their topic. Artefacts on display included jewellery made from coloured paper, ceremonial face masks, paintings and written reports. The museum was only open for a short time but all the visitors seemed very […]

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Join the fun – Our Jubilee Day was Fantastic

On the last day of half term the entire school family rolled out the red carpet for our ‘Royal’ guests. Mrs and Mr Creswell came to school as The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh and officially opened our special Diamond Jubilee Day. The ‘Queen’ was joined by our very own May Queen, Millie who, along […]

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Nursery Chicks Spring to Life

At last the long wait is over! Our Nursery eggs began to move a few days ago and then suddenly small cracks started to appear! Within the day, a tiny chick began to appear from each of the eggs in our incubator. As each day passed the chicks grew rapidly until each had their own […]

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Winmarleigh Hall Year 6 Residential

Year 6 recently took part in outdoor and adventurous activities at Winmarleigh Hall, near Garstang, Lancashire. Their three day residential adventure began with a spot of raft building and sailing. The rafts were well built but some of the sailing skills left one or two children in the drink! Despite a few wet clothes, the […]

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