A4 Brass Quartet

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The pre-formal classes had a wonderful morning with the A4 Brass Quartet. This was provided by Sunbeams Music Trust and funded by 'Loud Music Now'.  The hall was a lovely engaging environment as we explored songs from around the world including Mexico, India and Ireland using a range of…

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Lakes 4 - Phonics

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Lakes 4 have been doing excellent work in their phonics lessons. Some of them have been looking at the picture side of our 'snake' cards. The rest have been working on their ‘t' sound. We have been building towers and looking at items beginning with the 't' sound.

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Marathon Man

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What a fun filled morning Lakes 5, 11 and 12 had on Monday, they joined Gary McKee on his 276th marathon.  It was such a lovely atmosphere cheering each other on and each child going at their own pace.  Well done everyone.  Thank you to everyone who had donated.  Gary has already discussed future…

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Vehicles at Work Day

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We held a ‘Vehicle Day’ where local companies and organisations came into school and parked vehicles in our bus car park. All students in school took it in turns to tour around the vehicles and to interact with our visitors. Everyone had a very enjoyable time and learnt about what jobs people did…

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Mountains 4 - Daily Living

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Mountains 4 have continued to have a busy week, making pizzas as part of their daily living project and visiting all of the vehicles as part of the working vehicles day, lots of fun, laughter and learning.

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Lakes 11 take part in a Marathon

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Lakes 11 will take part on a short section of a marathon next week and have been to the Copeland Athletic Stadium to practice running on the track.

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Lakes 1 visit to the Play Park

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During their Thrive session Lakes 1 visited the play park. They tried out the play equipment, challenging themselves as they tried out new things and took turns with each other.

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This week in Lakes 7...

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Lakes 7 have really enjoyed exploring the topic of Growing, we have started our term with the book Monkey Puzzle. In our Art sessions we have been busy creating lots of animals for our display.

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Smoothie Making

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As part of a Meal Preparation topic in Daily Living, Mountains 8 have been experimenting with a range of ingredients making healthy smoothies. They each took turns choosing which ingredients they'd like to put together, popped them in a blender and even gave them a try with some great success!…

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Mountains 11 have been learning about animal care (for their ASDAN work) based around looking after ‘Bella’ the dog. We have covered so far - food she can’t eat and the needs of a dog for it to be fit, healthy and happy. The students have been enjoying getting to know ‘Bella’ and have enjoyed…

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Lakes 13 Trip to Whinlatter

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Lakes 13 enjoyed a trip to Whinlatter this week. We made some bird feeders in the forest and hung them in the trees.

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Bread Making

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Mountains 4 spent the day on Wednesday making bread, following its journey from field to fork. The children looked at the process of growing wheat to make flour then we used the flour to create our dough and finally bread rolls. Lots of functional skills on display: following instructions,…

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