8th March – Full return to school

We are really looking forward to welcoming you and your children back to Bowker Vale from Monday 8th March. Please see the important information below to help you to understand the important information you need for our return – please contact the office if you need any further information.

 School starts for all our children on Monday 8th March
 ANYONE unwell with COVID symptoms must not come to school
 Lots of protective measures are in place to keep your children safe
 Only one adult (with pre-school child if necessary) to come with each child and must social distance at all times. All adults, unless medically exempt, must wear a face covering on school grounds.
 Staggered start and finish times are the same as during the Autumn Term
 Please note that the school car park will not be available
Gate 1 is the main gate on the school drive,
Gate 2 is on Middleton Rd at the top of the steps
o Yr6 8.30 – 8.40 – Gate 2 – leave 2.40 – parents stay at the gate
o Yr5 8.30 – 8.40 – Gate 1 – leave 2.40 – parents stay at the gate
o Yr4 8.40 – 8.50 – Gate 2 – leave 2.50 – parents stay at the gate
o Yr3 8.40 – 8.50 – Gate 1 – leave 2.50 – parents stay at the gate
o Yr2 8.50 – 9.00 – Gate 1 – leave 3pm – parents stay at the gate
o Yr1 8.50 – 9.00 – Gate 1 – 1 parent only allowed in to school – leave 3pm
o Nursery/Rec 8.55 – 9.05 – Gate 1 – 1 parent only allowed in to school – leave 3.05pm
 1 parent is allowed onto the top pitch to wait with older brothers and sisters at the start of the day
 1 parent is allowed onto the top pitch to wait for brothers and sisters at the end of the day
 A small bag is allowed, no PE kit is needed yet, all PE will be outside and done in uniform
 Asthma medication MUST be sent in to school – you will be contacted if it is not in school
 Uniform must be labelled and worn each day

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4M Pointillism

Today the children tried ‘Pointillism’. They used lots of tiny dots in distinct colours to form an image. Here are some great efforts from Mikail, Reyhan and Amatullah.

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5M PSHE- Law and Order

This week, we having been learning about law and order in the UK. We have learned about who is responsible for making the rules we have and discussed what the word ‘sovereignty’ means.

We then researched the role of the monarchy and what democracy means and presented our findings in the style of a news reporter. Here are some fantastic examples…

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1H PSHE

Here is a selection of the PSHE work 1H have completed at home. We have read lots of wonderful books including ‘The World Made a Rainbow’ and ‘The Invisible String’.

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1H Mission to Mars

The children in 1H have created some amazing artwork based on the NASA images of Mars. In our Google Meet we looked at some pictures, watched videos and discussed what Mars would be like.

The children have used lots of different materials, and even some real Sahara desert sand, to create wonderful artwork.

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Year 4 Animals Including Humans Knowledge Organiser

This term in Science, we will be learning all about Animals Including Humans. Use this knowledge organiser to support your learning.

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4Ma PSHE

Here are some examples of our home learning PSHE lessons. The children have been learning all about healthy living, forgiveness and friendship.

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Mission to Mars

Some of 4Ma created their own Mars inspired artwork.

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4Ma Happy St David’s Day!

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4M Happy St David’s Day!

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Happy St David’s Day

Giraffe Class have been learning about St David’s Day.

Some of the children have created some beautiful pictures of daffodils.

Keyaan has used cake cases to make the petals.
Manreet has used her coloured pencils.
Samaha has used collage and coloured pencils.
Aminah has cut and stuck shapes together to make her daffodil.

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