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Shylowen Stables week 5 part 2

Continuing with Willis’s training we learned how to lead him using 4 people and 4 ropes. This involved two people leading from the front with a rope each on each side, and two people at the back steering with a long rope each on each side. This meant that we all had to talk and listen to each other.


Shylowen Stables week 5 part 1

Today we continued with Willis’s training. We took him outside today to practice some different things.

First we practised how to lead and turn Willis using 2 people and 2 ropes.



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Shylowen Stables week 4

This week we started by revising what we had learnt last week on how to lead a horse using the short lead rope and the long ropes. Thunder knows how to do this already so we practiced again with her, then we had to learn how to teach Willis to do it, because, like us, Willis is still learning how to do this.

First we had to lead Willis to walk around the stable. Then we lead him towards us and got him to stop. Then lead Willis to turn around to face a different direction. This meant that one of us had to take the long rope behind him and pull so he followed the direction of the rope, and the other person had to follow the lead person and keep leading Willis until he reached the place where the the lead person had stopped.

These 2 photos show steps in the sequence and the video shows how we did the complete action.



Shoebox appeal

We are delighted to have been able to collect and create 51 shoeboxes at St Patrick’s this year. Thank you everyone! Today the Year 6 Faith in Action group enjoyed a visit to the Operation Christmas Child sorting centre to see how the boxes are checked, sorted and packed before shipping by some wonderful volunteers.


The Race to Make Mr. Potato Head continues…

The results so far are very close with 4 classes all having 6 pieces each, and the other classes not far behind. This could be a close run race! Make sure you are all in school everyday for your class to be in with a chance to win!


Bark & Read week 2

This week we met Tom. He is a black and white Lurcher and he is 5 years old. He has been in the dogs home for about a year. He was really friendly and he seemed very relaxed listening to us read.


RE assembly – “Welcome”

Thank you to everyone who came to or contributed to our lovely assembly this morning. Children from all classes were proud to show what they had been learning about Baptism and Confirmation. We are looking forward to learning about Islam next week, which will end in another special assembly next Friday. Do come and join us!


Fantastic Families Assembly!

Last Friday we enjoyed a wonderful “Show and tell” assembly to mark the end of our RE topic, “Families”. Each class shared what they had been learning in a creative way, and it was wonderful that so many of our families came to celebrate with us! Thank you to all who came and to all the children and staff for their lovely contributions.


Circulatory System

We have been studying health and fitness in science recently and have looked at the circulatory system in great detail. Here is an example of a Keynote presentation we created to summarise our knowledge.


Water sports

Thursday saw Year 6 going on the short journey down to Liverpool Marina. We took 8 person boats and rowed all the way to the Albert Dock and back (and Mr Lowry got just a little wet!). We then had great fun on the inflatable obstacle course on the water. A fantastic day!

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