Year 5 had a busy afternoon learning from our resident design and dress maker Mrs Beal. We designed a tool belt to take into the Amazon then made our templates out of squared paper. Look out for our super sewing over the next few weeks!
Year 4 have had a great afternoon completed one of their spread the happiness challenges! We have been using recycled materials to create our own submarines! Great fun and messy afternoon! ☺ #spreadthehappiness
We are on the coach on the way back to school. See you all soon. We have had another busy morning.
Another very busy day which has included the trapeze, zip line, giant swing, piranha pool, caving, crate challenge and quest. Everyone has had a fantastic time and have been up for a challenge!
Here come the Piranhas ?
Year 5 are enjoying their day! ? #selfietime
Water sports including canoeing and raft building have been a great success today. Along with the night line, archery and the team challenge. Everyone’s now all tucked up in bed and asleep already.
What a first busy busy day. Water sports including canoeing and raft building and the night line and archery followed by tea and the team challenge. Everyone is now all tucked up in bed and asleep already. Let’s see what tomorrow brings!
A big Thank You to #mrsbead for making beaded bookmarks with Year 4 and Year 1. They had an amazing time, we love having you in school? Mrs Bead
We have made it to Robinwood. Let the activities begin.
As part of Spread the Happiness Reception visited their Gardeners in Year 6 to share the story ‘How big is a million?’. We then went outside and wrote the number 1,000,000 with chalk.
Year 3 took our learning outside today. We’ve been working super hard on finding the perimeter of lots of different shapes.
Year 4 have had a fun morning learning all about water with Janet from United Utilities! We learnt about how we get water into our homes and ways we can save water! We’ve had a great morning ask us and see how much we can tell you!
From September we will be offering 30 hours of funded Nursery places. Follow the link to check if you are eligible. ? Childcare Choices from GOV.UK All about Government help with childcare costs, including 15 to 30 hours free childcare, Tax-Free Childcare, tax credits, Universal Credit, vouchers and support while you study
Super science in Year 5. What a busy afternoon. First we had a team challenge relay race, learning the parts of a flower and trying to draw them. Then we disected a flower and looked for each part. Finally we had to match the flower parts to their job. Ask your child if they can…
Year 4 have been exploring the properties of materials! Ask us about how the particles behave in solids, liquids and gases!
21st April 2017
Feel free to pop in and have a chat. We can help you to see if you are eligible ? 30 hours free childcare from September 2017 From September our Nursery will be providing 30 hour funded places. Check out the link below for details on how you qualify.
From September our Nursery will be providing 30 hour funded places. Check out the link below for details on how you qualify. 30 hours free childcare from September 2017 Eligible working parents of three and four year olds will be able to claim 30 hours of free childcare from September 2017.
We are looking forward to seeing you all for the start of the Summer Term tomorrow morning ? There will be lots of activities going on over the coming months. More info to come later this week. We are raring to go and can’t wait to see the children! ??
Primary School places are out today! We are so excited to meet and inspire all our new starters ? #teamgisburnroad #dreamit #believeit #achieveit #passionforlearning #journeytooutstanding
What a fabulous Spring Term we have all had ?? Have a great holiday and enjoy lots of family time! See you all on Tuesday 18th April.
Mrs Baptie’s son was in teaching the children how to make slime. We all had great fun. Can your child tell you more?
What a fantastic performance from our guitarists this afternoon. We are super proud of their progress. Thank you to Mr Gilmore. ?
We have lots of uniform spare and we don’t want to just throw it away. Please pop in to school if you would like something. We are just asking for a small donation e.g 50p per item. ?
24th March 2017
This is fantastic, thank you for sharing ? Me and Jake got to bring his learning journal home for the day, loads of pictures and moments of progress made through the terms at nursery
We have been working with ‘Skip to School’ and Craven Digital on some ideas for our refreshed uniform and new logo. They are displayed in the school entrance for now ? You will be able to see our models at Parents evening next week. There are still a few tweaks to make, such as a…
We are so proud of all the year 3 and 4 children for their brilliant performance of Pirates vrs. Mermaids. They’ve worked so hard to get ready and the results were amazing! Well done year 3 and 4.
We are having a non-uniform day on Friday in aid of Comic Relief. Suggested £1 donation ?
It is World Downs Syndrome Day on Tuesday 21st March. If you would like to show your support then wear bright, odd socks to school on that day! ? #raiseawareness
Reception had a wonderful time showing everyone what we have been learning about in their assembly. I bet you can’t guess the theme!
17th March 2017
Great disco tonight. Loads of dancing and fun! Thank you to all our wonderful parents that came to help and join in. #teamgisburnroad
Year five had fun learning about silent movies and how to add sound effects. We created our own space storyboards and started to think about what sound effects we could add. We also learnt about some new percussion instruments.
Year 6 enjoyed our ‘It’s good to be me’ PSHE lesson today; celebrating each other’s good qualities. They wrote some lovely comments about each other. #kind #caring #funny #agoodfriend #helpful #hardworking #listens
Corey wanted to share this with his friends in Year 5. Thank you Corey! That’s fabulous!This will blow your mind! ? ?
Year 6 Gardeners have had so much fun playing with their Reception seeds this afternoon. #learningthroughplay #learningtogether #caring #responsibility #buddies
10th March 2017
Can you guess how many sweets are in the jar? 50p a go! Next week, Year 6 will be visiting each class daily with the jar of sweets. If your child would like to guess how many sweets there are, please send them with 50p. All funds raised will go towards the Year 6 York…
If anyone has any large cardboard boxes spare, please can we have them for a project in Year 6. Thank you ?
Thank you. We love learning together ? Summer and I had a great time in school this afternoon making our pirate raft ?
So proud of you all Gisburn Road Choir ? Click on the top picture to read the lovely feedback ?
Tonight our choir took part in Last Choir Singing. They were absolutely AMAZING. They were so confident and sang their hearts out! We are INCREDIBLY proud of them ?? Their behaviour backstage and their attitude towards other choirs was exceptional. A huge Thank you to Mrs Filder and Mrs Baptie for forming the Choir and…
Reception have had a wonderful afternoon making pirate ships/rafts with their grown ups. They even got a taste of our dough disco session and things that we get up to in class. Thank you for all that came along today.
So today Year 5 tried to describe what it would be like to travel and live on a space craft as well as walk on the moon. We tried some real space food too! The freeze dried chic chip ice cream was yum!?
Year 6 have been using our knowledge of events in programming to make our own flappy bird games. You can check some of them out by visiting the websites below. https://studio.code.org/c/350940418 https://studio.code.org/c/350944430 https://studio.code.org/c/350945201 https://studio.code.org/c/350945763 https://studio.code.org/c/350946668 https://studio.code.org/c/350948171 https://studio.code.org/c/350947003 https://studio.code.org/c/350957179 https://studio.code.org/c/350959041 https://studio.code.org/c/350964580 https://studio.code.org/c/350936934 https://studio.code.org/c/350967396 https://studio.code.org/c/350968158 https://studio.code.org/c/350969714
Free child car seat checking this week at Asda in Colne.
Thank you Chloe McAulay? Great feedback ?
Nursery loved reading with parents ??
A huge THANK YOU to all the parents and grandparents who came to our Reading Cafe this afternoon. What a super turn out! We hope you enjoyed the coffee and cake, but more importantly, spending time reading together. ?☕️?? #workingtogether #alwayswelcome #welovereading
We are privileged to have had Duncan Heather (a professional Tenor) to sing for us in assembly and to give us a singing lesson. Listen to us sing a round. What an inspirational man ???
3rd March 2017
We are extremely proud to celebrate the ‘Pride of Barnoldswick’ award with Mrs Smith. She was given this award for her dedication to volunteering work. We are thrilled to have her in our Gisburn Road family. Congratulations Mrs Smith ?????
We are having so much fun in school today! Well done children (and parents) and staff, you all look FABULOUS! ? #welovebooks #lovetoread
What a fantastic afternoon we have had in Reception getting ready for bed and sharing stories and hot chocolate. Roll on tomorrow dressing up as our favourite book characters. I wonder who I will turn up as. Can you guess?
Just a reminder that it is World Book Day tomorrow. Children can come to school dressed as their favourite book character. We are excited! We love dressing up! ? #worldbookday #welovetoread #welovefancydress
Pyjamas, hot chocolate, biscuits and our favourite books. I can’t think of a better way to spend a Wednesday afternoon!????
Thank you to FOGR for serving us all pancakes today and a huge thank you to all the mums, dads and grandparents that supported us. More money raised for all the children. We will let you know the final figure later in the week. Coming up tomorrow-PJ afternoon! Our whole school reading week is packed…
What an exciting day it has been in Reception. We each received a clue to solve and then had to find an envelope containing a piece of the puzzle. We put them all together to find a hidden message ‘Mrs Walker has the treasure!’ We then went to find her and look what happened next…
We are all really enjoying our reading week. Today was ‘poem in your pocket’ day. There were some super poems, some famous ones and some written by the children themselves. Don’t forget your favourite book and pyjamas for our bedtime story tomorrow!??
Nursery have enjoyed pancakes with yummy toppings ?
Year 5 had a fun afternoon trying to imagine what it would be like to blast off into space. We all sat like astronauts and watched Tim Peake’s launch from last year. We also learnt some rhymes to help us remember the order of the planets. Next week we will be seeing what life is…
The Year 6 ‘Gardeners’ and their Reception ‘seeds’ absolutely love learning together. We have tried to capture (in photos) just how magical it is to watch them together, so you can share it with us. It makes us so proud of them. Miss Nutter & Mrs Toor ??
24th February 2017
The Iron Man has been to visit year three! They had a lot of brilliant questions to ask him!
Thankyou very much to our Year 6 parents for braving storm Doris and coming to the SATS information evening. It’s wonderful to work together for our children ?⭐️ #amazingparents #workingtogether #achievement
Year 1 have been busy planting with Friends of Gisburn Road as part of their topic work. They will be having a plant sale at the end of term. Watch this space.
The whole school had a fantastic day today with the author Caryl Hart. We enjoyed an interactive assembly and then class workshops. The children have been very inspired!
Year 4 have had great fun today meeting Caryl Hart and working hard writing our own Albie adventure stories! Ask us about the adventures we took Albie on in our stories!
Today’s adventure included having to walk the plank. We had to avoid the sharks and the pesky pirate (Miss Nutter). The children had so much fun and loved the twist at the end of the tale. Can they tell you what happened to Miss Nutter?
We are very excited to welcome the author Caryl Hart to our school tomorrow. Don’t forget she will be signing and selling copies of her books straight after school.
REMINDER: Year 6 parents- the SATs meeting is this Thursday, 5:30pm in Year 6 classroom. Looking forward to seeing you there! Mrs Toor ?
Reception have enjoyed their first day learning about pirates. Have they told you their new name?
So the children have finished for half term and the classroom has been transformed from Winter Wonderland to Land Ahoy, ho ho ho it’s a pirates life for me.
Happy half term everyone. Enjoy the break and family time. See you all on Monday 20th Feb. ?
10th February 2017
Well done to our reading ambassadors who did an assembly on some exciting reading events coming soon. Look out this week for letters about our sponsored read. We also have a visit from an author planned and a full week of reading activities including dressing up as a character on World Book day on the…
Year 5 had a super science afternoon exploring gravity. We also designed, made and then tested parachutes.
Year 3 have been experimenting with cave painting. We painted using sticks, stones, feathers, bones and our fingers, just like cave people! We also made our own paint using coal dust and water.
Year 4 have been exploring the effect sugar has on our teeth in our science work! We found out about how sugar can damage our tooth enamel and cause tooth decay using eggs to help us!
Year 6 have been working hard, planning some Fundraising events so we can pay for our professional ‘Class of 2017’ DVD. We are very excited! Although a lot of the events involved challenging the teachers ??
Reception have had fun exploring ice. They were given a challenge in looking after an ice cube and not losing it. Their faces were priceless when they didn’t have an ice cube to give me back.
New opportunities are available to join the board of governors at a West Craven primary school – and they are determined to find the area’s best. Governors at Gisburn Road Community Primary School in Barnoldswick have launched a search for two skilled professionals to join their team, as part of the popular school’s journey ‘from…
A huge well done to our Digital Warriors this morning for leading an assembly in preparation for Safer Internet Day tomorrow. ?? They were fantastic! ???
The Seeds enjoyed showing their Gardeners what they have been learning to do in their PE lessons. Everyone also learnt a new game today. Can they tell you about it?
Introducing our Reading Ambassadors. Here they are having a meeting and planning an assembly about an exciting reading week planned for the end of February.
3rd February 2017
Year 4 have been creating their own music using the notes we’ve learnt, watch this space for our recorded performance we are doing next week! ??
Year 6 are super excited to be the first ones to use our new laptops! ? We have a set of 30 and are feeling very lucky!
Wow Ruby (and Ruby’s mum)! What a fantastic den for Stig! Thankyou for sending this in ??? Had fun building Stig’s den in class today ??
Year 4 have been drawing fruit and vegetables and using inks to add colour, we are really enjoying experimenting with different medium in Art!
Year 1 had a great time at Harry’s birthday party; all in preparation for writing a recount ?
Year 3 have had a brilliant day building Stig’s den. A massive thank you to all the parents who came along to help us!