Easter Celebrations, by Mrs Goodwin
Date: 22nd Apr 2022 @ 12:12pm
The children performed beautifully at our 'Sing Easter' celebration where the Easter story was told through singing and Bible readings. We also enjoyed a fabulous Easter bonnet parade and viewing eggceptional 'Egg Box' competition entries. A big thank you to Julia Tillotson (School Governor) for giving her time to the very difficult task of judging both competitions. Thank you to everyone who came to share a beautiful afternoon together.
Poetry Project 2022, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 1st Apr 2022 @ 2:24pm
Willow class took part in the Poetry Project following an exciting programme of study provided by The Literacy Company. Year 5 pupils poems will be compiled into an anthology 'A New Beginning'. Profits raised from the sale of the anthology will be gifted to Share- supporting the homeless, assisting refugees everywhere. Today, two of our pupils were able to perform their poems at the Storyhouse,Chester. We were so proud of every child that took part and hearing their inspirational poems.
Happy Mother's Day from Willow Class, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 25th Mar 2022 @ 11:23am
The Colour Spectrum, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 16th Feb 2022 @ 4:25pm
This week we looked at the work of Isaac Newton and William Herschel related to the colour spectrum.
Isometric paper, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 8th Feb 2022 @ 9:45am
Some amazing patterns and drawings of cubes using isometric paper this week.These will be used to decorate the front cover of our maths books.
Chinese New Year, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 8th Feb 2022 @ 9:34am
On Friday afternoon, we found out about Chinese New Year and celebrated by enjoying stir fry eaten with chopsticks, decorated hats with the Year of the Tiger theme and made a traditional red envelope to take home.
Plants, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 18th Jan 2022 @ 9:12am
In our science studies we have been :-
- looking at how water is transported in plants
- in pairs we identified parts of a flower
- we have planted an amarylis and are monitoring it's growth with the intention to use the data to create a graph
Viking Ships, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 10th Dec 2021 @ 4:11pm
Our viking ships are ready to set sail......
B Tales Christmas Performance, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 10th Dec 2021 @ 11:46am
An entertaining morning of fun and laughter whilst learning more about the Christmas Story.
Christmas Jumper Day, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 10th Dec 2021 @ 11:35am
We love wearing our christmas jumpers!
#ChristmasJumperDay SAVE THE CHILDREN
Date: 3rd Dec 2021 @ 10:42am
BARROW SCHOOL YOU ARE AMAZING!
Yesterday, our children took part in a 20 minute ELF RUN. We raised over £540 in sponsorship which was just incredible for our small but mighty school.
It was such good fun to take part in, aswell as raising much needed funds for a very good cause.
Huge thanks to the children, their families and friends for supporting this event.
Barrow School Safety Officers, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 3rd Dec 2021 @ 10:25am
Our wonderful Safety officers were presented with their official badges in assembly this morning by our local PCSO s.
Our safety officers do an amazing job in school running competitions and passing on information in assemblies about how to keep safe.
Congratulations to them!
Children in Need, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 24th Nov 2021 @ 9:07pm
Lots of pennies collected for Children in Need. Well done Willow Class for your generosity and kindness.
Christmas decorations for our tree, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 24th Nov 2021 @ 9:01pm
Preparations for our tree at the cathedral.
Our Christmas Tree at Chester Cathedral, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 24th Nov 2021 @ 8:54pm
The Christmas Tree Festival at Chester Cathedral
Chester Cathedral Christmas Tree Festival returns for its ninth fabulous year in 2021.
This is such a delightful family event where, from the end of November, until the beginning of January, over 50 Christmas trees will sparkle and shimmer throughout the Cathedral.
Barrow CE School are pleased to announce that we have our very own beautiful tree on display there this year, which is superbly dressed with your child’s amazing artwork.
Please take time to go along and visit. It’s a spectacular event and definitely gets you in to the Christmas Spirit.
Open daily, from Saturday 27 November to Tuesday 4 January 2022. Open normal Cathedral opening hours.
Viking ship building, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 12th Nov 2021 @ 11:28am
Year 3/4 get started on their designs for their viking ships.
Hockey, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 12th Nov 2021 @ 11:24am
Well done to year 5/6 for taking part in the hockey tournament this week.
Forest of Promises, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 5th Nov 2021 @ 4:12pm
During Cop26 the children have been thinking and talking about climate change. They wrote a promise that they wanted world leaders to make and then a promise of their own.
Today,the children of Barrow school wrote their own promises on a painted leaf to join young people across the UK to form a forest of promises.
Willow class have also written letters to Boris Johnson expressing their conerns about the environment and climate change.
Hundertwasser Banner, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 29th Sep 2021 @ 12:01pm
We have been studying the work of Hundertwasser as inspiration for the creation of our own 3m textiles banner. This is based on the buildings and features of Barrow village. This will form part of our contribution to the History Society Exhibition in October 2021.
The children have worked through a process of taking photographs using our ipads on a walk around the village,using their sketch books to work on their designs and the final collaborative production.
Our annual Easter bonnet competition, by Mrs Appelbe
Date: 31st Mar 2021 @ 3:48pm
Thank you to all who took part in the decorated Egg box competition. The judges loved all the entries and it was difficult to choose a winner and a runner up from each year group! Well done everyone.
Our annual Easter box competition, by Mrs Appelbe
Date: 31st Mar 2021 @ 3:40pm
Thank you to all who took part in the decorated Egg box competition. As usual the standard of entries was eggstanding and it was even more difficult than ever to choose a winner! Well done to everyone!
Secret number codes, by Mrs Appelbe
Date: 30th Mar 2021 @ 10:38am
We have made our own Kandinsky-style paintings. In each painting, there are one or more hidden numbers. Can you work out the hidden numbers?
If there are three sized circles: The large circles represent hundreds, the medium-sized circles represent tens. and the small circles represent ones.
If there are two sized circles: The larger circles represent tens and the smaller circles represent ones.
Design and Technology Mechanisms, by Mrs Appelbe
Date: 3rd Mar 2021 @ 7:07pm
We are have been exploring mechanisms such as flaps, sliders and levers.
Here are some examples of our work so far.
We designed, made and evaluated our own Mother's Day cards.
Photo Challenge 2, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 24th Feb 2021 @ 3:10pm
PHOTO CHALLENGE – Filters
Watch this to be inspired!
Using filters can transform your photos into a piece of art. Slow down to find the unusual in every day.
Turn your everyday photo into a puzzle.
This week our children are trying this whilst out and about.
Here are some that have been sent in so far.....
Photo Challenge, by Mrs Nolan
Date: 11th Feb 2021 @ 3:33pm
Our KS2 children and families have had great fun with this activity whilst out in the fresh air this week. Keep watching this gallery as I will be adding more as they are sent in. Well done everyone!
Photo challenge -Angles
Watch this clip to be inspired.
- Either in your garden or whilst out on a walk, take a small plastic toy or similar and photograph it from an angle where it looks enormous.
- Take a photo looking up from the ground or looking down from above.
- Take a photo of an everyday object from an unusual angle.