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  • Roman Da

    Roman Da

    I think it’s fair to say Year 4 have had a truly marvellous Roman day! We have created sketches of Boudicca using charcoal and we have written our own own poems about the Iceni Queen. This afternoon, we went outside to design our own Roman read more

    1 April 2021



  • Rewarding Hard Work Since Our Return To the Classroom in Year 3

    Rewarding Hard Work Since Our Return To the Classroom in Year 3

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    29 March 2021



  • Collage Masterpieces

    Collage Masterpieces

    Year 6 have made great progress with their collage masterpieces. We ripped up our giant designs and have combined them to make amazing backgrounds. We are now beginning to use Indian ink to draw eyes and noses to add to the collages. We can’t read more

    29 March 2021



  • Orienteering In PJs 

    Orienteering In PJs 

    Year 4 have done orienteering in Maths and played some incredibly fun games in our pyjamas for P.E as part of our reward day. read more

    29 March 2021



  • Jackson Pollock Inspired Art

    Jackson Pollock Inspired Art

    Year 6 spent yesterday afternoon in the sunshine starting our Jackson Pollock inspired art project. We have been creating collaborative, giant backgrounds that we are going to rip up and use in class on Friday. We had great fun scribbling, drawing read more

    26 March 2021



  • Eddies Garden

    Eddies Garden

    This afternoon we have sewn some peas in Nursery to take home and look after. We read the story ‘Eddie’s Garden’ and talked about what plants need and the many different plants we can grow in our gardens. read more

    24 March 2021



  • A Wild Cat Sighting!

    A Wild Cat Sighting!

    Year 4 have had an exciting day learning about the wild cat sighting in Grappenhall, we have written our orientations and even witnessed an area on our school grounds where it might have been read more

    23 March 2021



  • Lots of Activities in Year 3

    Lots of Activities in Year 3

    Year 3 have been busy this week with their learning. We have looked at reflections in Science, played Howdy Partner focusing on sentence structure, planned and written a time travel story, enjoyed reading in the library and to finish the week we read more

    22 March 2021



  • Chicks!

    Chicks!

    EYFS have had some very cute visitors today, the chicks came to play! We have been working on growth and life cycles. The children enjoyed learning about the life cycle of birds and had the opportunity to hold and ask questions about our new read more

    21 March 2021



  • Our Disgusting Sandwich!

    Our Disgusting Sandwich!

    The Disgusting Sandwich! Year 2 have had a great morning making their own disgusting sandwiches based on the book by Gareth Edwards and Hannah Shaw. They’ve written some truly revolting descriptions too! Would you eat one of our sandwiches? read more

    16 March 2021



  • United Together Again

    United Together Again

    Year 5 have had a great first week back together. We have enjoyed some art work around our own skills and qualities. In English we have reported on a comet. An excellent first week, I am so glad we are all back in school. read more

    16 March 2021



  • Spring Planting

    Spring Planting

    Nursery have started our spring growing by brightening up our playground area with some new flowers. We looked at the roots and how tight their small pots were, we are going to see how much they grow now we have given them more space. Peas and read more

    13 March 2021



  • Reception Rainbow Return Continues!

    Reception Rainbow Return Continues!

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    10 March 2021



  • Year 4 Minibeast Adventure

    Year 4 Minibeast Adventure

    A busy day in Year 4, we came up with lots of ideas ready for our story writing tomorrow, we also spent the afternoon in our forest hunting for and classifying invertebrates read more

    10 March 2021



  • Our 'Rainbow Return'

    Our 'Rainbow Return'

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    8 March 2021



  • The Masked Readers of world Book Day!!

    The Masked Readers of world Book Day!!

    Wow what a week! we all had a fantastic World Book Day, we dressed up, made our own vegetable characters,wrote book reviews, listened to stories, watched the masked readers and guessed who they were, and wrote a whole school story. We had so much read more

    8 March 2021



  • World Maths Day 

    World Maths Day 

    We celebrated World Maths Day across school exploring maths in nature, Fibonacci sequences, problem solving and maths all around us. We discovered that maths really is beautiful! read more

    3 March 2021



  • Miss Yau on the Radio

    Miss Yau on the Radio

    Did anyone of you hear our very own Miss Yau on the radio this morning talking about the importance of online safety? Well done Miss Yau...we are very proud of you! read more

    10 February 2021



  • Safer Internet Day

    Safer Internet Day

    We are so proud of our children for demonstrating such great awareness around online safety. Here’s some of our work from yesterday’s Safer Internet Day which took place across the school. read more

    10 February 2021



  • Chinese New Year - Cook With Miss Yau

    Chinese New Year - Cook With Miss Yau

    The world celebrates Chinese New Year on Friday 12th February. As part of our school celebrations, we've uploaded a cooking activity to Seesaw. Some of our children have already started cooking at home! read more

    9 February 2021



  • Year 1 Show They Care

    Year 1 Show They Care

    Today Year One have written letters to care home residents and impressed us so much with their kind and caring messages. We are so proud of their work; these letters are going to make lots of people smile! read more

    8 February 2021



  • Fun in Year 2

    Fun in Year 2

    Lots of fun in Year 2 this week. Mental Health Week activities, Active Maths and French! We finished the week off with a game of Bingo and a magic show from our very own Magician in our class! read more

    5 February 2021



  • Year 6 Animation 

    Year 6 Animation 

    This has been another brilliant couple of weeks for Year 6, who continue to produce great work. Two of our favourite activities have been our maths investigation into Mobius bands and the production of some amazing stop motion animation movies. read more

    5 February 2021



  • Year 3 Celebrate Children's Mental Health Week

    Year 3 Celebrate Children's Mental Health Week

    Year 3 have had a very busy week. To celebrate and embrace Children’s Mental Health Week 2021, we have completed a daily journal activity. Each day has had a different theme (Motivational Monday, Thoughtful Tuesday, Well-being Wednesday, read more

    4 February 2021



  • Year 4 Express Themselves

    Year 4 Express Themselves

    This week, Year 4 have truly blown us away with their amazing work and determination to succeed. We are so incredibly proud of all our children and missing them incredibly. It’s so wonderful to be able to see their happy smiling faces each read more

    4 February 2021



  • Nursery Discover Numberland!

    Nursery Discover Numberland!

    We have discovered Numberland in the nursery. We have had some houses made for us with dots on to show the number of the house, have made number gardens to match the number e.g. semi circle for number 2 as it has 2 sides. This programme has really read more

    2 February 2021



  • Hardworking Year 5

    Hardworking Year 5

    Year 5 are amazing! We have all been working very hard with our learning. Here is some of our work for science, computing and extended writing. Keep up the excellent learning, we are doing a great job. read more

    1 February 2021



  • Google Meets With Our Lovely Children

    Google Meets With Our Lovely Children

    Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 continue to enjoy their daily Google Meets with their teachers and friends. Friday afternoon was wear a hat day in Year 6! read more

    22 January 2021



  • Proposed School Expansion Plan

    Proposed School Expansion Plan

    Please click on this link to look at Warrington Borough Council's proposed school expansion plan. read more

    11 January 2021



  • Remote Learning 

    Remote Learning 

    Monday 4th January 2021 Dear Parents You will no doubt be aware that all schools in England have been directed to switch to remote learning with immediate effect. School will remain open for the children of critical workers and vulnerable read more

    4 January 2021



  • The Gingerbread Man has been found!

    The Gingerbread Man has been found!

    Reception have had a great morning today! We’ve finally found the Gingerbread Man! We completed a maths hunt in the hall. We had to use our subsisting skills to match the number patterns to the correct numeral then write down the letter that read more

    18 December 2020



  • It's Snowing!

    It's Snowing!

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    18 December 2020



  • Christingle celebrations

    Christingle celebrations

    Year 4 enjoyed a wonderful Christingle service today with Reverend Jewell. We throughly enjoyed listening to the prayers and blessings and learning about the origins of the Christingle and what each symbol represents on their orange. We had a read more

    18 December 2020



  • Our Police Station 

    Our Police Station 

    Over the past couple of weeks, Reception have been busy setting up a police station outside. This was following on from the children showing an interest with the police. We sat down and together created a plan of what we needed for our role play. read more

    14 December 2020



  • Stars of the Nativity

    Stars of the Nativity

    Our gorgeous, happy Year 2s in their Nativity costumes read more

    14 December 2020



  • Achievements and Celebrations in Year 6

    Achievements and Celebrations in Year 6

    Another super week for Year 6. Here are some pictures of our class pet and special mention children from the last couple of weeks. We’ve been working hard in maths on ratio and proportion problems, exploring attack and defence dynamics in read more

    14 December 2020



  • Staying Safe Online

    Staying Safe Online

    Year 5 this week have had a visit from the PCSO to talk and learn about keeping safe online with our friends. We have also created amazing Christmas pictures with moving parts as part of our DT learning. read more

    14 December 2020



  • Gingerbread Baking

    Gingerbread Baking

    The Nursery have been weighing out ingredients, mixing, kneading, rolling out and baking their own gingerbread people ready to decorate over the next 2 days. We loved the smell of the ginger baking! read more

    10 December 2020



  • Virtual Q&A with a Military Police Officer

    Virtual Q&A with a Military Police Officer

    Thank you to Sergeant Wan who did a virtual Q&A with Year 2 and Year 6 today about being a Soldier linked their topics ‘Remembrance’ and ‘Is it right to fight?’. The children absolutely loved hearing about you being a read more

    10 December 2020



  • Gingerbread Man on the Loose!

    Gingerbread Man on the Loose!

    Reception have had a very exciting day today! When we entered class this morning Mrs Cunningham shared some breaking news- The Gingerbread Man was on the loose! Then, Mrs Colebrook rushed into class with an urgent letter! It was from Cheshire read more

    10 December 2020



  • Posting Letters!

    Posting Letters!

    This week, Reception have been writing letters to Santa! Today we learned about the role of a postman/ postwoman and how our letter goes from the post box to the persons house! We posted our letters to Santa and even posted some special cards to read more

    10 December 2020



  • Virtual Christmas Card!  

    Virtual Christmas Card!  

    Our virtual Christmas card is here! The children and staff would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas with our virtual Christmas card. Singing, Mariah Carey impressions, joke telling, Grappenhall Heys Got Talent - there’s something for read more

    4 December 2020



  • Library Love

    Library Love

    library love at Grappenhall Heys. Year 4 tucked away thoroughly enjoying their reading read more

    3 December 2020



  • Top Secret Activity!

    Top Secret Activity!

    TOP SECRET: Mrs Jackson was asked by Father Christmas to have a few guests in her support bubble during lockdown so that the Elves could safely join in with the festivities at Grappenhall Heys during December. We have a feeling they are going to read more

    3 December 2020



  • Lights, Camel, Action!

    Lights, Camel, Action!

    Lights, Camel, Action! We are all ready for our EYFS and KS1 Nativity filming this week! We can’t wait for you to see it! read more

    3 December 2020



  • Art by Slinkachu

    Art by Slinkachu

    This week Year 3 have been very busy researching art by Slinkachu and creating their own version using the iPads. read more

    30 November 2020



  • Year 4 Light Up Electronics

    Year 4 Light Up Electronics

    In Science, the Year 4 children made their own electrical circuits and even included a switch! Super tricky work, however they all smashed it! They all showed a caring attitude towards each other read more

    22 November 2020



  • "Working Their Socks Off!"

    Year 6 have been brilliant this week as we started some of our assessments. They have worked their socks off and definitely deserve a rest this weekend. Here are our special mention and class pet winners, who impressed us with their awesome read more

    22 November 2020



  • United Together

    United Together

    I am so proud of Year 5 this week, they have all worked hard on our United together support for anti-bullying week. We have thought and discussed what makes a good friend, written an acrostic poem about anti-bullying and even created our own read more

    22 November 2020



  • Shape Robots

    Shape Robots

    The Nursery children have begun learning about 3D shapes and some of them have made shape robots in our junk modelling area. They used different types of tape, chose shapes to use and with support joined the pieces together to make a toy they read more

    17 November 2020



  • A STEAM challenge

    A STEAM challenge

    Year 5 have made a fantastic start to the week. We completed one of our STEAM Challenges (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths). We had to work collaboratively with our team to complete the spaghetti and marshmallow task. It was read more

    10 November 2020



  • What Does Democracy Mean?

    What Does Democracy Mean?

    Year One enjoyed a very topical afternoon. We talked about the US elections and what democracy means. We learned about the rules of voting by having our own class vote to elect a Year One representative - Puzzle the Panda won because he had much read more

    10 November 2020



  • Research and Collaboration in Year 5

    Research and Collaboration in Year 5

    We have started our Year 5 learning about Buddhism - excellent research and collaborative work today read more

    10 November 2020



  • Edible Soil layers!

    Edible Soil layers!

    Today Year 3 were scientists this afternoon learning all about soil. After learning about the different horizons (layers) they then created edible soil! We all had a great fun read more

    10 November 2020



  • Happy Bonfire Night

    Happy Bonfire Night

    Happy Bonfire Night from Year 2! Due to Bonfire Night celebrations not happening we decided to do a ‘Bonfire Day’ at school. We wrapped up warm, watched fireworks online, ate mini hot dog buns baked by Miss Yau’s Mummy, read more

    5 November 2020



  • Racing Rockets!

    Racing Rockets!

    The Nursery children have been painting and drawing firework pictures this week. This afternoon they have made rocket firework toys with long flames to play with outside in the wind read more

    5 November 2020



  • Evolution and Inheritance

    Evolution and Inheritance

    Our science topic in Year 6 is evolution and inheritance. Today, we had great fun pretending to be finches and trying to eat different size seeds with different size beaks! read more

    20 October 2020



  • Bikeability

    Bikeability

    Year 6 have completed their Bike ability course this week in small groups. They were all fantastic and the feedback from the Bike Right instructors about their brilliant behaviour and attitude was incredibly positive read more

    20 October 2020



  • A Wonderful World

    A Wonderful World

    This week Year One wrote excellent poems inspired by “What a Wonderful World”. They also learned about Louis Armstrong who sang it. Well done Year One read more

    20 October 2020



  • Kindness No Matter What

    Kindness No Matter What

    Thank you Mr Gbormittah for talking to us about your life and Black History Month. The children asked insightful questions and we talked about always showing kindness no matter what. Thank you again Mr Gbormittah! read more

    20 October 2020



  • Tudor House Making in Year 2!

    Tudor House Making in Year 2!

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    20 October 2020



  • Wolfie Joins In!

    Wolfie Joins In!

    Year 3 & Year 4 had a surprise visit during their Virtual Rugby Festival. Wolfie came along from Warrington Wolves to cheer on the teams and was extremely impressed with the rugby skills on display. Excellent teamwork, sportsmanship & read more

    20 October 2020



  • Busy in Year 4!

    Busy in Year 4!

    All of our year four children have been superstars this week. We started off the week learning all about the features of play scripts and then we wrote our own based on our class novel, The Iron Man. In Science, we carried out an experiment to see read more

    10 October 2020



  • 100% Effort in Every Lesson

    100% Effort in Every Lesson

    Well done to Thomas and Amelie this week for striving to achieve their potential in every lesson and always putting in 100% effort into all their lessons. read more

    10 October 2020



  • Rugby Role Models

    Rugby Role Models

    In our final session of rugby, all the children were great role models and supported each other with the learned rugby skills in preparation of our virtual rugby festival next week. Keep sparkling Year 3 read more

    10 October 2020



  • Aspiring to Be the Best

    Aspiring to Be the Best

    Our Year 6 stars of the week. They all have great attitudes towards their work and aspire to be the best that they can be. Super work and progress in maths this week whilst studying 3D shapes. read more

    10 October 2020



  • How to Be a Superhero

    How to Be a Superhero

    Year One have been reading "How to be a Superhero" which teaches us how to understand our emotions. This is extra important as tomorrow is Mental Health Awareness Day. We talked about how important it is to look after our brains as well as our read more

    10 October 2020



  • French Designs

    French Designs

    Over the last couple of weeks, Year 6 have loved our French work. We have designed our own schools, explored what is in our school bags and have learnt how to name subjects and say what our favourites are and why! read more

    10 October 2020



  • Beowulf

    Beowulf

    Year 5 have enjoyed using the text Beowulf this week in English. We have created our own mythical creatures, written setting and character descriptions. We cannot wait to find out how it all ends. read more

    10 October 2020



  • Exploring British Values

    Exploring British Values

    Outstanding work completed by Year 5 on our British Values - respecting ourselves and others. We recognised that everyone should be treated equally and that it is important to listen and respond respectfully to others. We worked on developing read more

    10 October 2020



  • Our Computers Funded by Our Community

    Our Computers Funded by Our Community

    Our children love using the computers that were funded by our generous community. Here they are writing book reviews for other children to read on Junior Librarian about all the books they’ve borrowed since we opened our fantastic new read more

    10 October 2020



  • Momentous Achievements of Rosa Parks

    Momentous Achievements of Rosa Parks

    Year 2 have embraced learning about Rosa Parks as part our celebration of Black History Month. We drew these pictures of Rosa in just over 6 minutes following a video! They know all about what she believed in and her momentous achievements. read more

    10 October 2020



  • Hide and Seek Around Early Years

    Hide and Seek Around Early Years

    Lots of fun learning our tricky words with a game of hide and seek! The hiders hid the tricky words then the seekers found them and had to read them before they could hide them again read more

    10 October 2020



  • Aspirational Learners!

    Aspirational Learners!

    A special mention to Perle and Ibrahim for their excellent character descriptions based on the Iron Man and being aspirational learners in our class. Well done to all of year 4 this week. Keep it up! Miss Allen and Mrs Knowles. read more

    7 October 2020



  • A Splash in Science!

    A Splash in Science!

    Year four have had another fun filled busy week. In Science, we found out that putting a tuning fork in water produced a huge splash. This is because the splash pattern in the water is similar to what happens in the air with sound bouncing off in read more

    7 October 2020



  • Love of Reading Nurtured in Our Lovely Library

    Love of Reading Nurtured in Our Lovely Library

    Reception love their weekly visits to the library! We are learning to independently look at books and make our own choices read more

    7 October 2020



  • Autumn Treasures

    Autumn Treasures

    A little bit of rain didn’t stop Reception going outside and investigating autumn. Following on from our home learning, we used our knowledge to look for autumn clues in our school grounds. We put on our puddle suits and wellies and went on read more

    7 October 2020



  • Rock Detectives

    Rock Detectives

    Year 3 became rock detectives this week and sorted rocks by their different properties. We also practised our conversational French saying ‘Bonjour’ ‘Comment ça va?’ and ‘Comment t’appelles-tu?’. They read more

    7 October 2020



  • How Did the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings Live?

    How Did the Anglo-Saxons and Vikings Live?

    Year 5 have worked hard on their explanation writing to help Ms Jackson. Well done to all my Year 5 super stars read more

    7 October 2020



  • The Busiest Day!

    The Busiest Day!

    Year One have had the busiest day ever! We have done Reading, Phonics, Maths, English (writing our Night Bus stories), Storytime, PSHE, PE, celebration assembly AND had our eyes tested. We even found time to play nicely with the toys together read more

    7 October 2020



  • Exploring Shape Properties

    Exploring Shape Properties

    Year 6 have loved exploring 2d shapes this week. We are now masters of quadrilaterals and can explain the properties of different 2d shapes read more

    7 October 2020



  • Role Models in Year 6

    Role Models in Year 6

    Another great week for Year 6. Here are the children who were awarded with our class pets and special mentions for this week and last week! They are great role models to others in our school and we are very proud of them read more

    7 October 2020



  • Can Anyone Smell Apple Crumble?

    Can Anyone Smell Apple Crumble?

    We have had a lovely week in Nursery counting, playing our musical instruments, learning each other’s names and baking apple crumble read more

    7 October 2020



  • Exploration of Countries

    Exploration of Countries

    Super topic work this week, year 4 loved learning about France. read more

    7 October 2020



  • Investigating Materials in Year 2

    Investigating Materials in Year 2

    Science investigation for Year 2 looking for materials around our school and their uses read more

    1 October 2020



  • The Naughty Bus!

    The Naughty Bus!

    This week Year One made Naughty buses and took them on an adventure. We imagined what the Night Bus might get up to while all the children are at home in bed. We have planned our stories that we will write up next week! read more

    1 October 2020



  • Bob the Banana!

    Bob the Banana!

    Another great week in Year 2 full of special achievements. Well done! read more

    1 October 2020



  • Outside Art for Year 3

    Outside Art for Year 3

    Year 3 enjoyed art this week by creating fabulous Christmas cards for ‘Friends’ and outside art creating their own Phenology Wheel. I have been super impressed with their continuous fantastic attitude in all of our lessons. read more

    25 September 2020



  • Creating and Investigating in Year 5

    Creating and Investigating in Year 5

    Year 5 have created a lovely piece of art using collage in preparation for Christmas cards! We have also enjoyed science this week read more

    25 September 2020



  • Penguins!

    Penguins!

    Year 2 creating their very own penguins! read more

    25 September 2020



  • The Iron man and Iron lady

    The Iron man and Iron lady

    Year 4 have already had a busy start to the week. We have been enjoying our samba drumming in the sunshine, working hard on our whole class reading and finishing our class novel - The Iron Man. All the children have been building their vocabulary read more

    25 September 2020



  • Super Spies on a Dance Mission

    Super Spies on a Dance Mission

    In P.E, Year 4 have been practising their super spy moves in freeze frames. Children worked really well in their groups to perform their routine to their peers! read more

    21 September 2020



  • Variety and Depth in Year 5

    Variety and Depth in Year 5

    Year 5 have had an amazing week of learning and laughs. From completing decimal place value in maths and active learning, where we ordered decimals to dance, rugby and history. We have enjoyed finishing reading our first novel, The Butterfly read more

    21 September 2020



  • Nursery Explorations

    Nursery Explorations

    The Nursery have been busy making friends, learning nursery rhymes, playing counting games, taking part in balance work, yoga and mindfulness sessions. They have also been exploring mark making, role play, construction, junk modelling, water read more

    21 September 2020



  • Discovering Woodwind Instruments

    Discovering Woodwind Instruments

    Yesterday in Science, Year 4 learnt all about pitch. We explored how we could change the sound of an instrument. We made our own woodwind instrument out of straws to demonstrate high and low pitch. We had a lot of fun and even Miss Allen got her read more

    18 September 2020



  • A Rock Hunt and ICT to Support Writing

    A Rock Hunt and ICT to Support Writing

    Year 3 have been using ICT in the classroom to support their learning of writing present tense into past tense. Then this afternoon we went on a rock hunt to enable us to create our own stories of how the pebble ended up on the school playground! read more

    18 September 2020



  • Shared Reading of Traditional Tales in Year 2

    Shared Reading of Traditional Tales in Year 2

    Year 2 enjoying some partnered and independent reading of Traditional Tales. They loved finding features of the tales and reading different versions of them! They have settled in beautifully in these past few weeks and Miss Yau is so proud of her read more

    18 September 2020



  • Happy Children, Proud Teachers in Reception

    Happy Children, Proud Teachers in Reception

    We could not be prouder or more delighted with how settled and happy the children are in Reception. They have made special friendships, explored the provision, worked very hard during our lessons and always with huge smiles read more

    18 September 2020



  • Smiles All Round In Year Three

    Smiles All Round In Year Three

    Year 3 had a busy first week. They enjoyed acting out scenes from the story of The Three Little Pigs, rugby with Danny & Sarah from Warrington Wolves and creating dance moves to a selection of different musical genres read more

    14 September 2020



  • A Noisy and Hard Working Start to the New Year!

    A Noisy and Hard Working Start to the New Year!

    Year 4 have had a great week so far and everyone has worked extremely hard- I would imagine some of them are very tired already! We had a fabulous afternoon samba drumming read more

    10 September 2020



  • Goodbye Year 6!

    Goodbye Year 6!

    Year 6, Thank you so much for being an amazing class this year. It has been our genuine privilege to teach you. You have made us smile and laugh on a daily basis and, throughout the craziness of this year, you have remained motivated, read more

    22 July 2020



  • Fun Day and Ice Cream

    Fun Day and Ice Cream

    We said goodbye to our bubbles today following a great day of fun and ice cream. The children took part in games, outside play and taskmaster activities. read more

    21 July 2020



  • End of Year Class Videos! 

    End of Year Class Videos! 

    Even though our year was unexpectedly cut short, we still made beautiful memories as a community. Click on the playlist to find your child’s class and enjoy looking back on this year together. Year 6’s video will be posted as read more

    20 July 2020



  • Year 6 Water Fight

    Year 6 Water Fight

    Each Year 6 bubble had a fantastic afternoon this week having a water fight and drowning their teachers! They were all great fun and got stuck in. read more

    17 July 2020



  • Welcome Back Year 6

    Welcome Back Year 6

    We were so pleased to welcome back our lovely Year 6s this week. They were great fun to be with and were very sensible following all the new rules. We loved having them back! read more

    3 July 2020



  • Summer Reading Challenge

    Summer Reading Challenge

    Over the summer we would love you to get involved in the Summer Reading Challenge. All you have to do is… Sign up to the challenge on the Silly Squad website – IT’S FREE! You can get eBooks for free from your local library read more

    1 July 2020



  • Year 6 Escape Room Home Learning

    Year 6 Escape Room Home Learning

    Year 6 had a fantastic day today doing a virtual ESCAPE ROOM. They were all so engaged and eager to get involved and posted over 200 responses between them on Seesaw in just over three hours! Thank you all for your hard work and effort. It was read more

    12 June 2020



  • Delayed Opening Of School 

    Delayed Opening Of School 

    We have been informed by Warrington Borough Council this afternoon, that they have taken the decision to delay the wider opening of schools until 15th June at the earliest . This is a borough wide decision, not a school decision. This means read more

    7 June 2020



  • Virtual Tour Return To School 

    Virtual Tour Return To School 

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    5 June 2020



  • Children Raising Money 

    Children Raising Money 

    Toby in Year 2 has raised money running a half marathon at home on his family treadmill! We are so proud of you, Toby! “I’ve finish my half marathon and raised £400 for St Roccos Hospice ! Thank you to everyone who read more

    27 May 2020



  • After a storm, comes a rainbow.  

    After a storm, comes a rainbow.  

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    22 May 2020



  •  Owl Hunt Around School

     Owl Hunt Around School

    Twit Twho can find the most owls on your walk around Grappenhall Heys? We’ve hidden a few owls in the area around our school with our keyworker children. Some of them have little inspirational messages to keep all of children smiling! Post read more

    19 May 2020



  •  Fun with Key Worker Children

     Fun with Key Worker Children

    Potion Making! It’s been a chemistry afternoon today! We’ve been doing experiments using red cabbage indicator plus acids and alkalis you can find in your kitchen cupboards. Easy to try at home! Do you have any experiment read more

    14 May 2020



  • 75th  VE Day Celebrations 

    75th  VE Day Celebrations 

    We wanted to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe by creating a special video of how our school community celebrated such a momentous day. The words 'We'll Meet Again' have never been so poignant. Thank you for sharing read more

    9 May 2020



  • Perseverance Pays off! 

    Perseverance Pays off! 

    After a few days of perseverance, this superstar has mastered riding her tricycle! She has cycled over 6K with the aim of cycling 10K this month. Your determination inspires us all Aya! We are so very proud of you! #aimbelieveachieve read more

    7 May 2020



  • Running for Charity!

    Running for Charity!

    Toby in Year 2 running a half marathon to raise money in order for St Roccos Hospice to stay open during this difficult time. He has raised over £300 so far! Our children’s pure kindness never ceases to amaze us! Go Toby! read more

    7 May 2020



  • Everybody Worries Book 

    Everybody Worries Book 

    A lovely book to share with younger children to help them understand their emotions during this time. Click on the photo read the story. read more

    7 May 2020



  • VE Day Activities 

    VE Day Activities 

    At Grappenhall Heys, we understand the importance of British Values . We’ve put together some activities for VE day for you here! Ve Day Activities We hope you enjoy celebrating at home with your families read more

    6 May 2020



  • Stay Safe Street Art 

    Stay Safe Street Art 

    Our Key Worker children at school created an art masterpiece in the style of Matisse. We think it looks amazing! Stay Safe! read more

    5 May 2020



  • Year 3 Home Learning

    Year 3 Home Learning

    Year 3 were set a task to bake something using their maths to weigh items, English to write instructions using imperative verbs, DT for food hygiene and computing to create a video, presentation or iMovie. Taylor rose to the challenge... read more

    4 May 2020



  • Year 4 Home Learning

    Year 4 Home Learning

    Ella in Year 4 has been creating a dynamic yoga workout. read more

    2 May 2020



  • Year 5 Home Learning

    Year 5 Home Learning

    Year 5 have been learning writing biographies about Pie Corbett. read more

    1 May 2020



  • Well-being Challenge 

    Well-being Challenge 

    Well-being challenge for families to complete at home set by Charlie Walker Memorial Trust. read more

    29 April 2020



  • Teacher Message 

    Teacher Message 

    At GHCPS, our hearts come together as the world stays apart. We hope you share this message with your children and know that we are thinking of each and every one of them. read more

    27 April 2020



  • Year 4 Home Learning

    Year 4 Home Learning

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    25 April 2020



  • Messages for the NHS

    Messages for the NHS

    Today, we have been on a short walk in our local community to place our painted bricks with messages for our wonderful NHS. We have left them by the play park near school to show our appreciation. We tied ribbons to the fence to mark our gratitude read more

    24 April 2020



  • Year 6 Home Learning

    Year 6 Home Learning

    Year 6, I am so proud of you this week. You have really impressed us with your work, your effort and your interaction. It has been lovely to hear from so many of you and to see all the amazing things that you have been doing at home. Alongside the read more

    24 April 2020



  • Theodore Climbs Everest

    Theodore Climbs Everest

    We are so proud of Theodore from Reception who is raising money for our NHS. He has been featured in the Warrington Guardian. Keep on climbing Theodore and raising lots of Monday Click here to read all about it in the Warrington Guardian. read more

    23 April 2020



  • Year 5 Home Learning

    Year 5 Home Learning

    Year 5 have made a fabulous start to our science unit of work on forces. Here is a sample of their successful investigations and recording of their learning. read more

    22 April 2020



  • Water Fight

    Water Fight

    It’s been a water fight and hot chocolate kind of day for our key worker children in school. Hope you have been enjoying the sunshine too. read more

    21 April 2020



  • Year 3 Home Learning

    Year 3 Home Learning

    Anna in Year 3 has been extremely busy learning about plants & den building with her brother. Isabelle in has been looking at nature in her garden. She has been very busy building a homemade tree bird hide out so she can spot the birds in her read more

    21 April 2020



  • Stay safe, stay well

    Stay safe, stay well

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    21 April 2020



  • Our Local Hero

    Our Local Hero

    An amazing well done to our very own hero, in Year 5. He has been spending some days collecting fair share food from supermarkets for local COVID-19 Mutual Aid group providing emergency food parcels for vulnerable people. He has also been typing up read more

    18 April 2020



  • Happy Birthday Katelyn

    Happy Birthday Katelyn

    Katelyn in year 2 turned 7 yesterday. During her virtual party with lots of her class friends, the local police came and sang happy birthday! read more

    18 April 2020



  • Fun in the School

    Fun in the School

    This week our key worker children enjoyed baking rhubarb crumble and fairy cakes, playing tennis, sewing, jewellery making and dancing like cheerleaders. Great fun & lots of laughing. read more

    17 April 2020



  • Year 1 Home Learning

    Year 1 Home Learning

    Some super home learning from Year 1... Thanks for uploading so much onto Seesaw - you are superstars. read more

    14 April 2020



  • Nursery Home Learning

    Nursery Home Learning

    The Nursery staff are enjoying seeing you accessing the Rising Star reading books online and looking at your fantastic home learning. We are enjoying receiving all your wonderful observations - it's been amazing to see all the different things the read more

    14 April 2020



  • Look Out For Rainbows

    Look Out For Rainbows

    Don't forget to keep an eye out for rainbows if you go on a walk around Grappenhall Heys. Lots of our children have made them and put them in their windows. See how many you can spot and stay safe! read more

    14 April 2020



  • Happy Easter

    Happy Easter

    We would like to wish everyone a lovely Happy Easter today. May the Easter bunny bring you treats and you all have a beautiful and safe day. We've loved seeing photos of your children on Facebook and Seesaw! read more

    12 April 2020



  • Using Zoom or House Party Safely at Home

    Using Zoom or House Party Safely at Home

    Has your child used Zoom or House Party during isolation? Get clued up on the apps. Take a moment to read the guides written by National Online Safety . Download Zoom Guide >> https://bit.ly/2RByf2D Download House Party Guide >> read more

    10 April 2020



  • Happy Easter From Our Key Worker Children

    Happy Easter From Our Key Worker Children

    Happy Easter from our Key Worker children and all our staff! Have a healthy and hoppy Easter! Our lovely children enjoyed an Easter egg hunt today in the sunshine! read more

    9 April 2020



  • Year 6 Home Learning

    Year 6 Home Learning

    Just take a look at some of the amazing work Year 6 have been doing at home and posting on Seesaw. Artwork in the style of Thaneeya McArdle, great explanations about the circulatory system and work on the top ten places to visit in South America. read more

    9 April 2020



  • Stay Safe and Social Distance!

    Stay Safe and Social Distance!

    Julia Donaldson has produced some lovely drawing to remind children to social distance and to stay safe. read more

    8 April 2020



  • Year 2 Home Learning

    Year 2 Home Learning

    Stop that thief! Hannah in Year 2 made an amazing stop animation film with her Dad. We think she deserves an Oscar! Well done, Hannah! If you’re interested in making stop animations you can download a free app called Stop Motion. read more

    8 April 2020



  • Year 5 Home Learning

    Year 5 Home Learning

    Year 5 making good use of their DT craft skills to organise their stationery and belongings, which include a hexaflexagon! read more

    7 April 2020



  • Year 4 Home Learning

    Year 4 Home Learning

    At the end of our last Science lesson, I explained to the Year 4 children that our next topic would be States of Matter. I told the children that we would make a non-Newtonian fluid. This little superstar remembered and made her very own read more

    6 April 2020



  • Year 3 Home Learning

    Year 3 Home Learning

    Taylor in Year 3 has been keeping up with his mental maths at home, however he’s slightly changed the way it is delivered and the name. I’m not sure it will happen like this when we get back to school but it’s very entertaining. read more

    6 April 2020



  • Key Worker Children Having Fun

    Key Worker Children Having Fun

    Look at the fun that we have been having in school with our key worker children. read more

    3 April 2020



  • Singing At Home!

    Singing At Home!

    Over the last couple of weeks, we have really missed singing as a school. We bet that some of our children have too. Please visit the Out of the Ark website for some great songs and music games that the whole family can join in with. You can read more

    2 April 2020



  • Year 1 Phonics

    Year 1 Phonics

    In our last week of school, Year One made a handy guide to Phase 5 Phonics - perfect for families learning from home! Here the children explain each sound and show you the actions they made themselves. Head to 1:48 where the children show you some read more

    1 April 2020



  • Family Challenge 2

    Family Challenge 2

    Family Challenge Week 2: Toilet Roll Keepy Uppy Challenge! This one is open to Mums and Dads too! How many keepy uppies can you do using a toilet roll? For this one we want to see video evidence of the whole family getting involved! Tweet us read more

    30 March 2020



  • Social Distancing

    Social Distancing

    Stay safe -here's a gorgeous video to show your children about social distancing. read more

    28 March 2020



  • Reception Home Learning

    Reception Home Learning

    Well done Reception, you have been doing some amazing home learning. We are enjoying receiving all your wonderful observations - it's been amazing to see how happy the children are and how much amazing learning they are doing! Great drawings! read more

    27 March 2020



  • Family Challenge 1

    Family Challenge 1

    Each week we will be setting you a ‘Family Challenge’. To enter the competition you simply need to take a picture of your finished challenge entry and tag us on Twitter @gheysprimary or email your entry to: read more

    23 March 2020



  • Stay At Home Superheroes!  

    Stay At Home Superheroes!  

    The children read this story with their teachers today about staying at home during this time. We think it will help children feel empowered during this strange time. read more

    19 March 2020



  • An Eye Dissection!

    An Eye Dissection!

    Mrs Mulvaney talked to Year 5 about her professional career pathway in medicine and her determination to succeed. This session was then followed by a workshop on our eyes to support our Science unit of work on light. We were all engrossed by the read more

    13 March 2020



  • Why Rainbows Appear

    Why Rainbows Appear

    An amazing morning in Reception learning about the weather! We’ve been learning about the water cycle, how tornadoes are formed, why rainbows appear and finally about snow! I am so proud of our little scientists, thank you Rebecca from read more

    13 March 2020



  • Scientist Scavenger Hunt

    Scientist Scavenger Hunt

    To end a busy day, Year 5 completed an orienteering maths challenge, followed by a scientist scavenger hunt. They showed great team work, resilience and communication to succeed. read more

    13 March 2020



  • The Role of The Zoo

    The Role of The Zoo

    This afternoon we took part in a workshop delivered by Chester Zoo. We learnt about their role in animal conservation in our wider community and world wide, including rainforests. read more

    13 March 2020



  • What Is It Like To Work In IT?

    What Is It Like To Work In IT?

    Year 5 and 6 enjoyed learning about how careers in technology are diverse and exciting opportunities. Mr Mowat, from 24/7 spoke to us about his professional career in IT and how his role impacts our lives. We had an opportunity to ask questions read more

    13 March 2020



  • Exploring the Weather

    Exploring the Weather

    Reception had lots of fun exploring the weather today! read more

    13 March 2020



  • Lower Moss Wood Animal Hospital Visit

    Lower Moss Wood Animal Hospital Visit

    Thank you to Ian from Lower Moss Wood Animal Hospital. All of the children loved learning about the animal hospital and meeting all of the owls. It was so amazing to have such a close encounter with the largest species of owl! Every child had read more

    12 March 2020



  • Reception Children Have Been Busy

    Reception Children Have Been Busy

    Reception have been doing lots of fun learning the past week! We’ve been learning about shadows and completing shadow drawings, we’ve learnt about the life cycle of a bean and planted our own seeds to record their growth, read more

    12 March 2020



  • Investigations Over Time...A Cracking Egg

    Investigations Over Time...A Cracking Egg

    Year 3’s investigation over time is changing... Our dinosaur egg has started to crack! read more

    12 March 2020



  • Dinosaur Visit!

    Dinosaur Visit!

    EXCITING dinosaur news! We had an amazing experience meeting three friendly but cheeky dinosaurs. What a great end to our Life Long Ago workshops. We are all anticipating the arrival of our own class dinosaurs in the next few days! read more

    12 March 2020



  • Primary Maths Challenge Success

    Primary Maths Challenge Success

    Back in November, many of our Year 6 children sat the Primary Maths Challenge test, which is a really hard problem solving and reasoning paper designed to challenge children. Oscar did so well that he was invited to take part in a bonus round a few read more

    11 March 2020



  • Times Tables Champions

    Times Tables Champions

    Following on from our Key Stage 2 competition last week, we have great news. A huge congratulations to our amazing Times Tables Rockstars Champions from KS2. They took part in a competition yesterday against five other schools and won! The read more

    11 March 2020



  • Finding Mathematical Concepts in the School Grounds

    Finding Mathematical Concepts in the School Grounds

    Year 3 have been enjoying the sunshine whilst looking for parallel, perpendicular and intercepting lines around our school. read more

    9 March 2020



  • We Love World Book Day!

    We Love World Book Day!

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    9 March 2020



  • Maths in the Sun

    Maths in the Sun

    Year 6 are celebrating the awesome weather with a spot of Active Maths solving fractions problems. read more

    9 March 2020



  • Aya has set the bar high! 

    Aya has set the bar high! 

    We are very much looking forward to seeing all our children in their wonderful World Book Day costumes today! Aya has set the bar...what an inspiration to us all! Aim Believe Achieve. Please see the write up an local paper read more

    9 March 2020



  • Apple Store Robot Coding!

    Apple Store Robot Coding!

    Year 2 had a great time at the Apple store today! The children learnt how to code Sphero robots using their knowledge of coding and algorithms. Well done Year 2 for being fantastic coders! Thank you to all of our helpers and to the Apple store for read more

    4 March 2020



  • A Visiting Stone Age Man

    A Visiting Stone Age Man

    Year 3 had an amazing morning learning all about the Stone Age. Mr Trevor was a field archaeologist and an experimental archaeologist. He led lots of activities including ‘volunteer deers’, Rot or Not, Cave art and looking at artefacts read more

    4 March 2020



  • Year 6 Gymnastics

    Year 6 Gymnastics

    Year 6 had a great gymnastics lesson on Friday creating their own group sequences. They had to consider strength and flexibility in their movements and combine individual work with partner balances. Thanks too to Imogen, one of our Year 6 Digital read more

    3 March 2020



  • Amazing Olivia!

    Amazing Olivia!

    A huge congratulations to Olivia in Year 6, who entered the Paris Inline Figure Skating Open during February half term. Not only did she complete brilliantly, but she won a gold medal in the competition and will compete in the World Championship read more

    3 March 2020



  • Hand Hygiene

    Hand Hygiene

    Hand washing hygiene lesson for Year 2 �� Miss Yau ‘sneezed’ into her hands today and we saw the all of the germs (glitter) on her hands and then how they easily spread from person to person, through high fives, holding read more

    27 February 2020



  • Skeleton Sorting

    Skeleton Sorting

    Year 3 have been learning about endoskeletons, exoskeletons and hydrostatic skeletons in Science. They enjoyed working in teams to sort the different animals. Very impressive sorting and discussion. read more

    26 February 2020



  • Museum Trip Excites the Children In Their Learning About the Past

    Museum Trip Excites the Children In Their Learning About the Past

    So much excitement on our trip to Warrington Museum this morning! Year One learned about how life has changed since our Grandparents were five. We learned about toys, holidays, houses and clothes. Thank you to our helpers for coming with us to read more

    26 February 2020



  • Love Creates Special Ideas

    Love Creates Special Ideas

    Reception are busy getting creative making gifts for their valentine! We are so impressed by how the children are exploring different materials to express themselves and are blown away by their ideas read more

    26 February 2020



  • Buddy Time Outdoors

    Buddy Time Outdoors

    Year 5 and Reception buddy time . We have spent time together playing outdoors, using our good manners, taking turns and sharing. We have had so much fun together, we cannot wait for next time! read more

    26 February 2020



  • Testing Materials and Chocolate Teacups!

    Testing Materials and Chocolate Teacups!

    Year One can confirm that chocolate teacups do not work (and Miss Corradine’s desk is now a bit of a mess)! We have had lots of fun investigating materials and their uses and making observations. We have also made houses for Percy Pig out of read more

    13 February 2020



  • Safer Internet Day 2020

    Safer Internet Day 2020

    Safer Internet Day 2020! In the classrooms today we celebrated Safer Internet Day, each class did different activities that enforced their online safety knowledge. We also had an online safety assembly from our PSCO Sharon on Monday. Our children read more

    12 February 2020



  • Art Club Creations

    Art Club Creations

    Some amazing artwork at Art club tonight. Thank you to Anna for bringing all of the resources and having such gorgeous ideas! What a lovely afternoon activity read more

    10 February 2020



  • Litter Picking

    Litter Picking

    ***Eco News*** In assembly Eco Team shared the news that we have invested in new litter picking kits for KS1 and KS2! KS1 tried them out in their afternoon break and did a fantastic job. read more

    9 February 2020



  • Chopping Vegetables

    Chopping Vegetables

    Year One chefs! This morning we have learned how to chop and prepare vegetables. We have had the best time making our incredible Asian banquet read more

    9 February 2020



  • Speckled Frogs

    Speckled Frogs

    In Nursery this week our rhyme focus has been 5 speckled frogs! We have been acting out the rhyme in our reading area, we each drew a frog and made a hat then we went outside and performed the rhyme on the stage! Amazing maths and expressive arts read more

    9 February 2020



  • Jodrell Bank Visit Year 5

    Jodrell Bank Visit Year 5

    Year 5 have had an amazing day at Jodrell Bank. Our Science, Earth and Space learning has been enhanced through this experience. We enjoyed carrying out 4 investigations linked to Year 5 working scientifically objectives and curriculum read more

    8 February 2020



  • Capacity in Year 3

    Capacity in Year 3

    Capacity in Year 3 & only Mrs Smith managed to pour water over herself. The children demonstrated collaborative learning, turn taking & instruction giving. We gave our partners a measurement & checked each other’s accuracy read more

    8 February 2020



  • Greek Cooking With The Fun Food Chef

    Greek Cooking With The Fun Food Chef

    Year 4 took part in a Greek cooking workshop with the wonderful Fun Food Chef. As part of DT, they learned ways to prepare ingredients safely and hygienically and they used equipment and utensils to prepare and combine ingredients to make a read more

    8 February 2020



  • Egyptian Theme with the Fun Food Chef

    Egyptian Theme with the Fun Food Chef

    Year 3 had the Fun Food Chef experience & fun was had by all! They were not only preparing, kneading, stirring, mixing & cooking Egyptian style food, they were also dancing to ‘Walk like an Egyptian’. We learnt about food from read more

    8 February 2020



  • Science Topic Humans and Animals and A Very Special Visitor

    Science Topic Humans and Animals and A Very Special Visitor

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    8 February 2020



  • Active Learning Across the Curriculum

    Active Learning Across the Curriculum

    Year 4 have had a busy few weeks of active learning across the curriculum. Take a peak of a few things that we’ve been up to. read more

    8 February 2020



  • Reception Experiences of Modern Foreign Languages Day

    Reception Experiences of Modern Foreign Languages Day

    Reception had a fabulous modern foreign languages day today. They tasted food from Germany, Spain and France and they learned how to say hello, thank you and goodbye in Spanish. We looked at a map of Spain and used Google Maps to explore Barcelona read more

    8 February 2020



  • Whole School Celebrations of Modern Foreign Languages Day

    Whole School Celebrations of Modern Foreign Languages Day

    Languages Day! A fantastic, colourful day full of food tasting, songs, dancing, stories in German, Spanish and French! We held a whole school assembly at the end of the day to showcase everything we learnt! Tres bien, muy bien, sehr gut read more

    8 February 2020



  • Year 5 Modern Foreign Languages Day

    Year 5 Modern Foreign Languages Day

    A fun languages day - Year 5 have learned French through the book La Chenille qui avait tres faim. We have used our numbers, days of the week, fruit and food knowledge. We have learned to put basic sentences together for the very hungry read more

    8 February 2020



  • Jack and His Grandad

    Jack and His Grandad

    Year One would like to say a big thank you to Jack’s Grandad who came in last week to tell us about what life was like when he was five. We asked him lots of questions and he brought lots of artefacts for us to observe. This has really read more

    8 February 2020



  • "The Same But Different"

    Year 6 are having a great day creating printed artwork. Our art is linked to the PAN theme - the “same but different”. We have been exploring different cultures and patterns and using Adinkra, Aboriginal, Paisley and Aztec colours and read more

    8 February 2020



  • PAN Network Preparations

    PAN Network Preparations

    Year 5 have been working hard on our Primary Arts project. We have used the book Same, Same but Different to show how exciting it is that we are all individuals with our own beliefs and interests. Well done with your creativity, I’m very read more

    8 February 2020



  • Head Teacher For The Day!

    Head Teacher For The Day!

    A huge well done to the wonderful children who were head and deputy head for the day. They took to the roles brilliantly and made themselves quite at home in Mrs Jackson's office this morning. They even set some fun work for the other children to read more

    7 February 2020



  • A Real Life Explorer

    A Real Life Explorer

    A real-life explorer in Year 2 this afternoon! We had Judith, who is a pilot, come into our classroom today to talk about how she became a pilot, what she learnt in flying school, the continents she visited and answered lots of wonderful read more

    29 January 2020



  • Money Raised by Chinese New Year Celebrations

    Money Raised by Chinese New Year Celebrations

    Money Raised for school! £213.20 raised from the Chinese New Year fair last week. �� Thank you all so much for your support in our first fundraiser for Chinese New Year read more

    29 January 2020



  • Cake Making for Walter in Nursery

    Cake Making for Walter in Nursery

    Today we have made another cake for Walter the spiders‘ birthday. The children have weighed, poured and mixed the sponge mix. They then mixed, whisked and spread on the chocolate icing, everyone has got some cake to take home with them. We read more

    29 January 2020



  • Chinese New Year celebrations in every classroom

    Chinese New Year celebrations in every classroom

    A fantastic morning across the school celebrating Chinese New Year. Each class had their own workshop - from Chinese calligraphy, paper flower cutting to a chopstick challenge! Thank you so much for all of the parent’s efforts in taking the read more

    26 January 2020



  • Reading and Dance

    Reading and Dance

    We have spent several lessons this week exploring the song Pompeii by Bastille. We looked at vocabulary choices, personification and inference throughout the poem. Year 6 were inspirational today when they requested the song in their dance lesson read more

    24 January 2020



  • Chinese New Year Fair

    Chinese New Year Fair

    Chinese New Year Fair! lots of exciting items, bookmarks, key rings, purses and coasters sold. The fair will be on EYFS playground again Thursday (tomorrow) from 3pm. Key rings will also be sold at tomorrow playtime for those who can’t make read more

    22 January 2020



  • Learning about Chinese New Year

    Learning about Chinese New Year

    We’ve been enjoying learning about and celebrating Chinese New Year in Reception this week! read more

    22 January 2020



  • Exploring and Map Plotting

    Exploring and Map Plotting

    Explorers! Year 2 went around the school to memorise landmarks for our explorers topic. We took an explorer bear with us and were pretending to be like Christopher Columbus. We then went back into class and plot our landmark on an aerial map read more

    22 January 2020



  • Celebrating Chinese New Year

    Celebrating Chinese New Year

    Happy Chinese New Year! Year of the Rat! This week, a group of our parents will be raising money for the school by selling Chinese New Year items on Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd January from 3pm on the Early Years playground. There read more

    22 January 2020



  • Mindfulness Workshops

    Mindfulness Workshops

    All classes from Reception to Year 6 had mindfulness workshops today led by Sylvie Ball. These sessions aim to support children's focus in class and memory skills and to encourage well being. We want to teach children that it is important to read more

    13 January 2020



  • Fantastic Eco Team Announcement

    Fantastic Eco Team Announcement

    In today’s assembly Eco Team announced some fantastic news. They have won £500 worth of resources for our school as well as a free 2 hour training session for staff. To win this award they had to make a shopping list of £500 worth read more

    11 January 2020



  • Fire Safety Talk Thanks to Lymm Fire Service

    Fire Safety Talk Thanks to Lymm Fire Service

    Year 5 had a visit this morning from Lymm Fire Service and learnt all about fire safety at home. The workshop was informative as well as practical in the smoke tent. The class are now a wealth of knowledge in prevention tips and planning. A read more

    11 January 2020



  • Year 6 Maths Problem Solving

    Year 6 Maths Problem Solving

    Year 6 have been solving maths problems this morning. We had to use many of our key skills - communication, teamwork, problem solving, reasoning and perseverance - to work out which digit each symbol represented. read more

    10 January 2020



  • Year 6 Magistrate Visit

    Year 6 Magistrate Visit

    A huge thank you to Andy Emmerson, a Cheshire Magistrate, who came into school to discuss the British Justice System with the our Year 6 children today. They played a game of 'Who Wants To Be A Magistrate?' and learnt about the criminal justice read more

    9 January 2020



  • Measuring the Length of a Whale

    Measuring the Length of a Whale

    Wow! What an incredible afternoon Reception have had today exploring length! We spoke about cm and meter units of measure and followed the children’s interests of how long is the worlds largest creature- A Blue Whale! We began by forming a read more

    8 January 2020



  • Year 6 Sleigh Designs

    Year 6 Sleigh Designs

    Year 6 had a fabulous time designing and making updated sleighs for Santa! They showed great teamwork and communication skills not to mention being skillful in their use of drills, hot glue guns and coping saws. Well done Year 6! read more

    18 December 2019



  • Sports Crew Leaders Gymnastics Training

    Sports Crew Leaders Gymnastics Training

    Our amazing Sports Crew leaders took part in Key Steps Gymnastics training today. They will deliver gymnastics training to our gymnastics team during Spring Term. read more

    14 December 2019



  • A Special Furry Friend Visit

    A Special Furry Friend Visit

    Reception had some very special visitors yesterday.... Rita and Hettie who are guide dogs! This was an amazing learning opportunity for the children to learn about the role of a guide dog, how they train and how to act when they see a guide dog in read more

    14 December 2019



  • Were the Vikings Raiders or Traders?

    Were the Vikings Raiders or Traders?

    Were the Vikings raiders or traders? This is the question Year 5 have been challenged to answer. We took the role of Vikings and Anglo-Saxons to experience what might have happened when they met. read more

    14 December 2019



  • Year 6 Visit the Imperial War Museum

    Year 6 Visit the Imperial War Museum

    Year 6 had an amazing time at the Imperial War Museum North in Manchester yesterday. We took part in an interactive workshop entitled 'We Were There' with 2 war veterans (Jay and Paul), surrounded ourselves with the 360-degree 'Big Picture' read more

    11 December 2019



  • Collages Using Technology by Year One

    Collages Using Technology by Year One

    Today Year One learned how to make collages using technology. They experimented with the different settings and made some collages showing off “Christmas in Year One” read more

    10 December 2019



  • Lovely Light Up Snowmen by Nursery

    Lovely Light Up Snowmen by Nursery

    Yesterday the Nursery Santrapreneurs were busy making their LED snowmen tree decorations. They will be selling them for £3.00 each to raise money for their school read more

    10 December 2019



  • Baubles!

    Baubles!

    Baubles! Year 2’s Nativity photos. This was the children’s last nativity and they were just superstars. A total credit to all of our parents and carers. Well done Year 2, every show was outstanding! read more

    10 December 2019



  •  Year 6 Fractions Problem Solving

     Year 6 Fractions Problem Solving

    Year 6 had a fab time this morning applying their fractions knowledge. They had to complete the jigsaw by matching up equivalent fractions using their knowledge of equivalence, addition and subtraction of fractions and multiplication and division read more

    6 December 2019



  • A Great Musical Role Model

    A Great Musical Role Model

    We are incredibly lucky to have such fantastic children at Grappenhall Heys. In our assembly this afternoon, there was no Mrs Tyson and no CD player to play our Happy Birthday song. Up stepped the amazing Ben, who walked confidently over to the read more

    6 December 2019



  • Lowry Visit Year 3

    Lowry Visit Year 3

    ear 3 have enjoyed their L.S Lowry art workshop. We learnt about continuous line drawings and about different water colour art techniques. We also had time in the gallery looking at all Lowry’s artwork and creating our own versions. As a read more

    3 December 2019



  • Is it Right to Fight?

    Is it Right to Fight?

    Our Year 6 topic for Autumn is, Is It Right To Fight? Our children have approached this topic with a mature attitude and have shown great empathy. We’ve also linked our topic work to our English lessons, writing powerful descriptions from read more

    3 December 2019



  • Reading in Pairs

    Reading in Pairs

    Year 6 loved our session with Year 1 last week. Our fabulous older children read to the little ones in the library and helped them to play on Numbots on the iPads. What great role models you are Year 6! read more

    3 December 2019



  • Our Wonderful Choir

    Our Wonderful Choir

    Our wonderful choir performed superbly this weekend at St Matthew’s Church. We are very proud of you. read more

    3 December 2019



  • Excited Sheep

    Excited Sheep

    Who’s as excited as our sheep are for the Nativity this week? Not a Baa Humbug in sight! read more

    3 December 2019



  • Christmas Time is Here

    Christmas Time is Here

    Christmas time is here! Our amazing TAs and fantastic parent (and grandparent!) helpers have put up our Christmas tree, ready for another magical Christmas at Grappenhall Heys! read more

    2 December 2019



  • Colour Mixing and Muddy Puddles

    Colour Mixing and Muddy Puddles

    Reception loving exploring muddy puddles, colour mixing and lots of other amazing opportunities a rainy day brings read more

    2 December 2019



  • Busy Santapreneurs in Reception

    Busy Santapreneurs in Reception

    Reception class have been busy making key rings for our Santapreneur task. We will be selling these after the Nativity shows next week £2 each read more

    2 December 2019



  • Nativity Preparations

    Nativity Preparations

    Mr Lister has been very busy preparing for our Nativity this week! Hope you’re all excited! read more

    2 December 2019



  • Christmas Fayre is Coming!

    Christmas Fayre is Coming!

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    2 December 2019



  • Our Wonderful Carol Singer William

    Our Wonderful Carol Singer William

    We are extremely proud of William who will singing in the Manchester Cathedral Choir service on 14th December. The carol service will start at 12pm. It is a family sing-a-long service & entry is free. Well done William. read more

    26 November 2019



  • Santaprenuers in Action!

    Santaprenuers in Action!

    Santaprenuers has truly begun! Handmade gift-labels by Year 2 will be ready to buy next week! We will also be selling an Eco-friendly range dipped in Eco-glitter read more

    25 November 2019



  • Crafting!

    Crafting!

    Year 3 have had a great morning being creative. They have glued, painted & sprinkled their creations & the carpet with glitter! Great art & crafts session, a pleasure to watch & support. read more

    25 November 2019



  • Final Crisp Packet Collection

    Final Crisp Packet Collection

    Thank you for your support collecting the crisp packets for PepsiCo/Walkers recycling scheme with Brakes. Brakes are aiming to collect 36,000 by Christmas to get a £10,000 donation to Meals and More from PepsiCo/Walkers. We have definitely read more

    21 November 2019



  • Eco Warriors at Work

    Eco Warriors at Work

    ***Eco News *** A massive thank you to all who helped out at movie night. An extra big thank you to this Eco warrior and her mummy who collected all of the plastic bottles, took them home, washed them and put them in recycling. They also put read more

    19 November 2019



  • Fun Food Chef Visit

    Fun Food Chef Visit

    The Nursery are enjoying their pizza and granola making with The Fun Food Chef. They have their aprons and hats on and are waiting for the pizza to cook while finishing their granola. read more

    17 November 2019



  • Creativity Workshop

    Creativity Workshop

    Year 3 & Year 5 were visited today by Andy Potter, writer & producer for CBBC. He shared with the classes some of the programmes he had written and during the workshop children were encouraged to think creatively about a character, location read more

    15 November 2019



  • Interviewing Future Sports Crew Leaders

    Interviewing Future Sports Crew Leaders

    Sports Crew interviews took place on Friday, led by our talented Sports Crew leaders. They worked hard to write and ask interview questions to ensure that we get a team that is committed to promoting sport for all across the school. Well done to read more

    15 November 2019



  • Breaking the Code - Active Learning for Year 4

    Breaking the Code - Active Learning for Year 4

    Year 4 enjoyed a day of active learning today using and applying their maths skills across the curriculum. They worked collaboratively to develop communication, problem solving, reasoning and self-awareness skills. Reading 4-figure grid read more

    14 November 2019



  • New Reading Corner

    New Reading Corner

    We are loving our new reading area in Reception! A lovely environment for us to relax and read independently read more

    11 November 2019



  • Yoga and Mindfulness Workshops

    Yoga and Mindfulness Workshops

    We were very excited to have Yoga and Mindfulness workshops delivered by Sylvie Ball Yoga on Monday. Sylvie worked with each class to develop techniques to encourage sense of self, community and teamwork. We worked on techniques to develop read more

    11 November 2019



  • Oak Tree Planting

    Oak Tree Planting

    The Eco Team had a great afternoon planting our oak tree, kindly gifted to us by Faisal Rashid. Every constituency has been given a tree by Extinction Rebellion and Faisal chose to plant the one for Warrington South in our school because he was so read more

    11 November 2019



  • Celebrating Diwali 

    Celebrating Diwali 

    Reception had an amazing week celebrating Diwali. We’ve been learning the story of Rama & Sita, we’ve made cards, diva lamps, beautiful firework pictures and we tried some traditional Indian food. We were very lucky to have Mrs read more

    6 November 2019



  • Halloween Disco

    Halloween Disco

    Key stage 2 had a frightening time at our Halloween disco read more

    1 November 2019



  • The Buddy System Inspires Reading

    The Buddy System Inspires Reading

    Year 5 Buddies and Reception children have spent time together in our new library. We have enjoyed choosing, reading and sharing books. It has been a great first meeting experience since Year 5 wrote to their new friends before the summer. read more

    1 November 2019



  • Our Amazing Mrs Ashcroft

    Our Amazing Mrs Ashcroft

    Our amazing Mrs Ashcroft had her last day today. We will miss her green fingers, her amazing forest school ideas and bringing in the occasional treat (or two) for the staff room! read more

    1 November 2019



  • Year 5 Bridgewater Cluster Multi Sports Festival

    Year 5 Bridgewater Cluster Multi Sports Festival

    Y ear 5 have had a fantastic time at the Bridgewater Cluster Festival. We have enjoyed an afternoon participating in multi sports activities with St Monica’s. Year 5 have used communication, teamwork and resilience, striving to show read more

    1 November 2019



  • Crisp Pack Collection by the Eco Team

    Crisp Pack Collection by the Eco Team

    Eco Team collecting the crisp packets up today! #teamwork We are still collecting all brands (just not popcorn) which will be turned into park benches, watering cans and cool bags. Collecting closes 22nd November read more

    1 November 2019



  • Claude Monet by Year 5

    Claude Monet by Year 5

    Year 5 have been amazing this week and have produced a wonderful biography about Claude Monet. We have learnt about his impressionism style and developed our art skills of using water colours to create our own piece based on water lilies. Our read more

    1 November 2019



  • A Magic Ending of Half-term for Early Years

    A Magic Ending of Half-term for Early Years

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    1 November 2019



  • Year 5 Scientific Enquiry Skills

    Year 5 Scientific Enquiry Skills

    Amazing scientific enquiry skills developing in Year 5. As part of our science learning about properties and changes of materials we have been looking at dissolving. Well done Year 5 for endeavouring to use your key skills throughout the read more

    1 November 2019



  • Year 6 Maths Reasoning and Resilience

    Year 6 Maths Reasoning and Resilience

    Year 6 have been working really hard on our resilience, reasoning and problem solving skills over the last few weeks. Today we applied our understanding of factors and multiples in a variety of contexts. Year 6 Pupil Voice... "It was more fun read more

    23 October 2019



  • Year 6 Gymnastics 

    Year 6 Gymnastics 

    We have been studying gymnastics this half term in Year 6. Check out some of their amazing sequences in this great video, which was created by some of our Year 6 pupils too! read more

    23 October 2019



  • Our Year 3/4 Rugby Tournament

    Our Year 3/4 Rugby Tournament

    Team GH represented our school at the Warrington Wolves Sky Try festival today. They showed incredible skill, sportsmanship and resilience. They entered each game with enthusiasm and determination and left as undefeated champions “What a read more

    23 October 2019



  • A Great Day for Year 2 at Weaver Hall Museum

    A Great Day for Year 2 at Weaver Hall Museum

    Year 2 had a great day at Weaver Hall Museum with servants Jane and Jeremiah! They learnt about the plague and also had a go at putting out The Great Fire of London! The children made nice smelling ‘tussy mussies’ to ward away the read more

    23 October 2019



  • Reception Science Investigations

    Reception Science Investigations

    Our amazing scientists learning all about bubbles today! read more

    22 October 2019



  • Wear Green for Aya

    Wear Green for Aya

    A huge thank you to all our children and their parents for the support that they have shown to one of our pupils this week. On Friday, the whole school joined in to Wear Green for Cerebral Palsy! We would like to thank the wonderful parents and read more

    19 October 2019



  • Receptions Experience of Wear Green Day for Aya

    Receptions Experience of Wear Green Day for Aya

    Today is Wear Green Day in school. This is a very special day for us as we get to help raise money for cerebral palsy. Reception have been busy making some cup cakes to sell at the cake sale after school today to help raise as much money as read more

    18 October 2019



  • Eco Update - Two Bags Full of Crisp Packets

    Eco Update - Two Bags Full of Crisp Packets

    *Eco Update** Two big bags full of (very compacted) crisp packets saved from becoming landfill waste. We are still collecting all brands of crisp packet - collection will close on 22nd November. Collection boxes are located outside the toilets in read more

    17 October 2019



  • Rocket Funding - Computers in! 

    Rocket Funding - Computers in! 

    ROCKET FUNDING SUCCESS! Our 5 computers have been fully installed into our library now so the children have this as an additional resource to use. A huge thank you from the children and staff to all of our supporters who donated and helped read more

    17 October 2019



  • Pupil Voice Forums

    Pupil Voice Forums

    At Grappenhall Heys we value what our pupils think. From October 2019 we are excited to introduce our new Pupil Voice Forums. The children from Year 1 to Year 6 are split into groups containing 3 or 4 children from each class. These groups then read more

    16 October 2019



  • Reception Perform 'Room on the Broom' on Stage

    Reception Perform 'Room on the Broom' on Stage

    Reception have been enjoying our new book focus this week ‘Room on the Broom’ We’ve been busy writing spells, using our maths to make potions and we’ve been been acting out the story on the stage outside! The children were read more

    15 October 2019



  • Exoworld Naming Competition

    Exoworld Naming Competition

    Today Year 5 entered IAU UK Exoworld Naming Competition 2019. This is a unique opportunity for young people to name an exoplanet and its host star. Year 5 put forward 7 entries, I’m very proud of you all. read more

    15 October 2019



  • Our School Council Hard at Work

    Our School Council Hard at Work

    Our School council met with Ms Jackson and one of our Governors, Ms Walkden to discuss our School Motto, Vision and Values. They had lots of fantastic ideas .... and enjoyed their juice and biscuits! read more

    13 October 2019



  • Year 6 Maths Reasoning

    Year 6 Maths Reasoning

    Year 6 had a great maths lesson working in teams to solve shape problems. They had to use reasoning and problem solving skills to make sure that their answers matched all the given criteria. read more

    10 October 2019



  • Year 2 Ball Skills

    Year 2 Ball Skills

    Yr2 PE ball skills. Varying the equipment size = independent development of throwing and catching skills! read more

    10 October 2019



  • Materials and their Uses

    Materials and their Uses

    Year 2 went post-it happy today and labelled almost everything in our classroom according to their different materials! We discovered that lots of our things are made from plastic and talked about and explored scenarios such as a whiteboard being read more

    8 October 2019



  • Active Angles for Year 5

    Active Angles for Year 5

    Year 5 took part in some active maths about angles. We discovered lots of facts about acute, obtuse, right angles and reflex angles. This weeks maths learning is off to a good start read more

    7 October 2019



  • Crisp Packet Recycling Team

    Crisp Packet Recycling Team

    Crisp Packet Recycling Scheme **Eco News*** School is now collecting crisp packets for recycling as part of a pilot scheme run by Walkers/PepsiCo in collaboration with Brakes. Until now crisp packets have been very difficult to recycle. The read more

    6 October 2019



  • School Christmas Cards

    School Christmas Cards

    This week we have been busy creating our Christmas card masterpieces and have now sent them off to the printers. This year our prints can be bought on mugs, packs of Christmas cards, an A3 table mat, gift tags, thank you cards and fridge magnets. read more

    4 October 2019



  • Year 6 Christmas Artwork

    Year 6 Christmas Artwork

    Year 6 have had a brilliant time this week creating their Christmas cards. We aren't in Christmas mode yet, but the cards need to be sent off to the printers. You'll be able to order yours soon. I am so proud of their amazing artwork - what a read more

    4 October 2019



  • Grandparents Invade School!

    Grandparents Invade School!

    A huge thank you to all the wonderful grandparents who joined us in school this morning. They were treated to a whole school celebration assembly followed by time spent in the classroom with their grandchildren and friends. Finally, they headed read more

    4 October 2019



  • Active Quadrilaterals in Year 6

    Active Quadrilaterals in Year 6

    We have enjoyed learning about quadrilaterals through Active Maths this week. Our Year 6 children had to see how many different types of quadrilaterals they could create. read more

    3 October 2019



  • A well-being app useful for young children with smart phones

    A well-being app useful for young children with smart phones

    A useful tool for young children with smart phones. The new “well-being” app launched by BBC uses artificial intelligence to evaluate a child’s mood. It will provide a helping hand to your child when they receive their first read more

    1 October 2019



  • Maths Maze

    Maths Maze

    Year 3 enjoyed a maths maze in the hall to learn addition and subtraction. Well done year 3 read more

    27 September 2019



  • Creation of Iron Men

    Creation of Iron Men

    Where did he come from? Nobody knows! The talented Year 4 children put their DT skills to the test today when designing and creating their very own Iron Men! They used a range of Key Skills including motivation, creative thinking, problem solving read more

    27 September 2019



  • Year 4's Active Start to the Year

    Year 4's Active Start to the Year

    Year 4 have had a great start to the academic year. We’ve had a busy few weeks of active learning across the curriculum read more

    27 September 2019



  • A Wonderful Way to Experience Curriculum Content

    A Wonderful Way to Experience Curriculum Content

    I am so proud of each and everyone of my class#proudteachermoment. They have amazed me over the week, showing their team work, communication and problem solving skills to named only a few of our key skills. We have covered so much of our Topic read more

    27 September 2019



  • Year 5 Residential to Lledr Hall

    Year 5 Residential to Lledr Hall

    Year 5 are having a brilliant time on their residential this week at Lledr Hall. read more

    26 September 2019



  • Our Eco Team

    Our Eco Team

    Meet our Eco Team! Our team of budding environmentalists have been chosen by their classes and are full of fantastic ideas. You may have heard about the Schools Strike for Climate that took place last Friday. As a first action, our Eco team read more

    26 September 2019



  • Our New Librarians

    Our New Librarians

    We are keen to continuing getting the best from our wonderful library and our newly appointed librarians are raring to go. Having given speeches as to why they'd make great librarians, these fabulous children have all been elected by their read more

    24 September 2019



  • Active Science and Maths for Year 1

    Active Science and Maths for Year 1

    A huge well done to Year One who are settling into KS1 so brilliantly! We have been doing lots of Active Maths and Science. Here are some photos form our work on senses, building bridges as a STEM challenge and learning how to write numbers as read more

    24 September 2019



  • Year 2 Active Start to the Year

    Year 2 Active Start to the Year

    A little hello from Year 2! They’ve had a busy and fun first few weeks being back at school. Tennis and gymnastics! read more

    24 September 2019



  • Settling in Wonderfully

    Settling in Wonderfully

    We have been delighted with how well our amazing Reception class have settled into school life. here our some pictures to show our first few weeks in school. Please follow us on facebook to see more! read more

    21 September 2019



  • Rugby in the Sunshine

    Rugby in the Sunshine

    Year 3 enjoyed their first rugby session with Warrington Wolves & it was in the sunshine read more

    21 September 2019



  • Rock Detectives

    Rock Detectives

    Year 3 have been busy researching the meanings of igneous rock, sedimentary rock and metamorphic rock for our topic ‘Rock Detectives’. Great dictionary skills and collaborative learning. read more

    21 September 2019



  • Tennis in the Sunshine for Year 3

    Tennis in the Sunshine for Year 3

    Year 3 really enjoyed their tennis lesson in the sunshine. Thank you Steve Garbutt at Grappenhall Tennis Club! read more

    21 September 2019



  • Culture Festival in Warrington

    Culture Festival in Warrington

    Culture Warrington will host an immersive and interactive programme of visual and performing arts this October as Part of Warrington’scontemporary arts festival. This year’s festival will be child friendly with lots of events and read more

    17 September 2019



  • Our School Council

    Our School Council

    Working alongside our head teacher, our school councilors give their voice and opinions to life at school. They were instrumental in developing our school library in 2018/19. We very much welcome the thoughts of our pupils in how we can read more

    13 September 2019



  • Investigative Science and Maths

    Investigative Science and Maths

    Year 6 had a great afternoon today creating toilet roll geological timelines to help understand how long ago the Earth was created and how recently life began on Earth. Each piece of toilet paper was worth 100,000,000 years! The maths that we read more

    12 September 2019



  • Sunshine Fun in EYFS

    Sunshine Fun in EYFS

    A gorgeous day in the sunshine for Reception today! We drew our shadows, weaved fairy trees, blew bubbles and made sun loungers out of bricks! Lots of fabulous outdoor learning read more

    24 July 2019



  • Funday Monday

    Funday Monday

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    22 July 2019



  • Saying Goodbye In Style To Our Year 6 Leavers

    Saying Goodbye In Style To Our Year 6 Leavers

    What a fantastic miniball we had on Thursday night. Here are just a few Year 6 photos from the preball! I will be very sad to see this gorgeous class leave in a few days. read more

    22 July 2019



  • Wobblers in Science!

    Wobblers in Science!

    Following on from our Electricity Day last week, Year 6 had a fabulous time on Friday creating Wobblers! We built our own circuits with a motor and a switch and then decorated our creations! We’ll post a video of our final Wobblers once read more

    22 July 2019



  • Fond Farewell to Mrs Stephens

    Fond Farewell to Mrs Stephens

    A message from Mrs Stephens: To the wonderful children, staff & parents of Grappenhall Heys..a big thank you for your kind words, cards & presents! I have loved every minute of working with Year 1 & 2 and in fact the whole school. I read more

    22 July 2019



  • Mini Ball for KS1

    Mini Ball for KS1

    KS1 had a fantastic Mini Ball this afternoon! There was dancing, games, prizes and treats. Thank you to all of the grown ups who helped us to have such a fab celebration! read more

    22 July 2019



  • 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

    50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

    we blast off into space to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and the children did some awesome space art! read more

    22 July 2019



  • The Luckiest Tortoise!

    The Luckiest Tortoise!

    A busy but fun day in Year 2! Ez the tortoise came back with Mrs Stephens today and the children spent the previous day in teams making him a little home. Today we watched Ez roam around whilst we did observational drawings! Ez was truly spoilt for read more

    22 July 2019



  • Problem Solving Science Day

    Problem Solving Science Day

    Year 6 had a problem solving science day based around electricity! We explored and built series and parallel circuits and looked at how to make a bulb brighter or dimmer. We also discussed electrical safety, learnt how to draw circuit diagrams and read more

    17 July 2019



  • Sunny Sports Day!

    Sunny Sports Day!

    Our fabulous sunny sports day! The children all tried so hard and showed great team spirit! read more

    17 July 2019



  • A Treat Day for Year 6

    A Treat Day for Year 6

    Year 6 have had a fantastic day. Having finished our production yesterday, we’ve spent this morning practising for our Leavers’ Assembly, playing rounders and doing our times tables tests. This afternoon, the Year 6 children read more

    11 July 2019



  • Year 1 Trip to the Walled Garden

    Year 1 Trip to the Walled Garden

    Year 1 have been very busy bees today! We had so much fun at the Walled Garden this morning and then came back to school to learn how to draw bees in the afternoon. Thank you to our parent helpers for making our trip possible! read more

    11 July 2019



  •  Rocket Funding success! Thank you. 

     Rocket Funding success! Thank you. 

    When a community comes together and achieves great things. We aimed, we believed and we achieved! THANK YOU so much to parents, grandparents, uncles, aunties, carers, the wider Warrington community and beyond. Without your incredible support we read more

    10 July 2019



  • Year 2 Visit the Seaside

    Year 2 Visit the Seaside

    This was the best day for Year 2 at Formby! We searched for natural objects along the strand line and saw some very rare red squirrels! We discussed what we should not have found there and talked about the importance of not littering. Some of the read more

    8 July 2019



  • Pirates, Princesses and Performers!

    Pirates, Princesses and Performers!

    A beautiful day in EYFS spent being pirates, princesses and performers! read more

    8 July 2019



  • Orders Now Being Taken - In Our New Mud Kitchen!

    Orders Now Being Taken - In Our New Mud Kitchen!

    What excitement! We have our beautiful new mud kitchen! We would like to again thank our wonderful volunteers for all their help preparing the outdoors ready for our exciting new things read more

    5 July 2019



  • EYFS Outdoor Redevelopment Continues

    EYFS Outdoor Redevelopment Continues

    Another busy Thursday developing the Early Years outdoor provision. We want to thank our wonderful volunteers and our fantastic children who have made our vision a reality- we can really see it coming together now and can not wait to set up our read more

    5 July 2019



  • District Sports

    District Sports

    Team GH took part in the Bridgewater cluster athletics festival today in Victoria Park. The children took part in many track and field events and secured a number of wins. The children had lots of fun whilst competing against neighbouring schools. read more

    2 July 2019



  • Thanking our Community Far and Wide

    Thanking our Community Far and Wide

    It's great to see so many people in our local community and far and wide get on board with our Rocket Funding project! Miss Yau, our year two teacher, said: “We have been overwhelmed with the support not only from our parents read more

    30 June 2019



  • Active Maths in Reception

    Active Maths in Reception

    Reception have loved their maths lesson today! We made an obstacle course and used timers to measure how long it took each of our classmates to complete the course. We recorded the times on a table so we could compare times. It was so much fun - we read more

    29 June 2019



  • Year 5 / 6 Football Tournament at GHPS

    Year 5 / 6 Football Tournament at GHPS

    What a brilliant day we had today for our Year 5 / 6 Tournament. The children were all fantastic and showed great sportsmanship when representing our school. We won one penalty shoot out and then were knocked out in another! Well done to all our read more

    27 June 2019



  • Volunteers Helping to Create our EYFS Space

    Volunteers Helping to Create our EYFS Space

    Another busy day in Early Years. We would like to thank our wonderful volunteers again for all their hard work and support. It’s starting to take shape and we can’t wait to get our new equipment installed and see our children read more

    27 June 2019



  • Busy saying Thank You

    Busy saying Thank You

    We are busy writing our thank you postcards for pledges! Think we need to make more postcards! 73% of the way there and only 12 days to go! https://rocket.fund/p/grappenhallheys5/ read more

    27 June 2019



  • Diamond Ball - Overwhelming Generosity

    Diamond Ball - Overwhelming Generosity

    A phenomenal night at the Diamond Ball- a brilliant atmosphere and a huge amount raised for our fabulous school! Thank you to all who organised this year's event and everyone who donated the amazing prizes. Thank you also to all who attended the read more

    24 June 2019



  • Year 2 and 4 Shared Library Experience

    Year 2 and 4 Shared Library Experience

    Year 2 and Year 4 enjoyed some shared library time! The older children really enjoyed reading to the little ones. read more

    23 June 2019



  • Year 6 Mock Trials

    Year 6 Mock Trials

    Year 6 had a brilliant morning today when Mrs Scott, a Magistrate, joined us to help the children take part in three different ‘mock trials’! Our amazing children took on the roles of defendants, magistrates, defence lawyers, read more

    22 June 2019



  • EYFS Outdoor Environment Redevelopment Has Begun!

    EYFS Outdoor Environment Redevelopment Has Begun!

    We’ve had such a busy and productive day in Early Years and we would like to say a HUGE thank you to the amazing parents, grandparents and our other halfs for working so tirelessly all day. We have been wanting to develop the Early Years read more

    20 June 2019



  • 3D Shape Creating by Year 2

    3D Shape Creating by Year 2

    Year 2 had lots of fun today constructing 3D structures! They had to problem solve and reason using only 5 paper straws and built a wide range of different 3D shapes! read more

    20 June 2019



  • Visiting Artist Working with Year 5

    Visiting Artist Working with Year 5

    Year 5 are continuing to work with our visiting artist on our diversity wall hangings. We are learning the skill of silk painting. It is a great opportunity to learn about equality, acceptance, serenity and respect. read more

    19 June 2019



  • Happy Fathers Day

    Happy Fathers Day

    Happy Fathers Day. Year 3 putting their Dads through their paces with some exciting outdoor activities. Everyone had great fun! read more

    16 June 2019



  • What Rain?!

    What Rain?!

    Aim, Belive, Achieve! Battling all the elements - Rain, you will not stop us! Year 4 showed courage, determination and resilience when tackling many challenges during health week... read more

    16 June 2019



  • Rocket Funding

    Rocket Funding

    This week we launched our first ever online crowd funding project via a website call Rocket Fund. We are amazed by the amount raised so far - over £1000 in just five days! The money will be used for 5 desktop computers in our new read more

    14 June 2019



  • A Secret Mission Completed!

    A Secret Mission Completed!

    A Secret mission in the Heys wood - Mission 1 - a naughty teddy bandit thief stole the teddies, can the classes find them. Mission 2 - escape the laser beams. What a wonderful time our children had! read more

    13 June 2019



  • Year 2 Smoothie Making and Tasting!

    Year 2 Smoothie Making and Tasting!

    Which smoothie had the winning vote?! Year 2 have had a wonderful time this week designing, making and tasting delicious and healthy smoothies this week! read more

    12 June 2019



  • Skipping High Into the Sky

    Skipping High Into the Sky

    Year 2 found a glimpse of sunshine this week to skip high into the sky. Look at the height on some of those jumps! Well done Year 2 read more

    12 June 2019



  • Year 1 Gymnastic Exploration

    Year 1 Gymnastic Exploration

    There is nothing better than exploring a hall full of gymnastic equipment to stay active indoors this week read more

    12 June 2019



  • Wonderful Wheelchair Basketball

    Wonderful Wheelchair Basketball

    Miss Corradine and her Year 1 basketball team! The children gave Miss Corradine instructions to prevent her bumping into things! read more

    12 June 2019



  • Health Week!

    Health Week!

    We love Health Week! We began Summer Term 2 showing off dancing skills followed by forest school, football and skipping. They enjoy being active and learning about health and fitness read more

    11 June 2019



  • Grammar Nature Walk for Year 2

    Grammar Nature Walk for Year 2

    The children finished their SATs and instead of a spelling and grammar test we went outside to do some observational drawings and wrote some words around it! The children had lots of fun looking around for nature. read more

    26 May 2019



  • Sealife Visit for Reception

    Sealife Visit for Reception

    On Wednesday, Reception enjoyed an amazing visit to The Sealife Centre. We took part in a classroom activity where the children could share their knowledge about different sea creatures, we explored the aquarium and even explored the soft play read more

    26 May 2019



  • Aquarium Making by Reception

    Aquarium Making by Reception

    Reception have loved their ‘Under the Sea’ topic. Here are the beautiful aquariums that they have been busy making! ❤️ read more

    26 May 2019



  • Forest Fun for Year 6

    Forest Fun for Year 6

    After a morning of writing, Year 6 had a fun and active afternoon as part of their class treat. We headed to our GHPS forest! Children built dens, hammocks and roped webs to climb through and had a brilliant time climbing trees, lighting fires and read more

    24 May 2019



  • A Furry Visitor Comes into Reception

    A Furry Visitor Comes into Reception

    Reception had a wonderful visitor today.. Poppy the Dog!! Poppy was such a good girl... Sebbie presented a power point all about Poppy, then we each got to give her a treat and then we had a play with her ❤️ we then played read more

    22 May 2019



  • A Cruise Down the Thames for Year 6

    A Cruise Down the Thames for Year 6

    The sun was shining, tummies were full and it was a fantastic way to appreciates the city read more

    22 May 2019



  • It's Show Time!

    It's Show Time!

    A wonderful end to the first day of the Year 6 trip to London read more

    22 May 2019



  • Determination And Positive Attitude At Its Best.

    Determination And Positive Attitude At Its Best.

    Aya is an inspiration to everyone around her - see her recent sporting achievement, captured by ITV. We are so proud of you Aya Please click here to view the news article and video read more

    21 May 2019



  • The Queen Got the Memo!

    The Queen Got the Memo!

    The year 6 children have arrived safely for their first day of their action packed residential in London! read more

    20 May 2019



  • Colour Run Spring Fair

    Colour Run Spring Fair

    Thank you to our amazing Friends committee for organising our Spring Fair. We all had a brilliant afternoon on Friday and the weather held too! Well done to all the children and parents who took part in the colour run and by the looks of it had a read more

    20 May 2019



  • Year 4 Volcanic Investigation

    Year 4 Volcanic Investigation

    Today, Year 4 brought their topic to life by creating a volcanic eruption! We discussed chemical reactions and made links to our science topic. The children then wrote their own set of instructions about how to make a model volcano erupt! read more

    14 May 2019



  • Active Maths Revision

    Active Maths Revision

    Year 6 had a great time today completing an arithmetic and reasoning-based maths revision lesson outside. Children had to use their orienteering, communication and maths skills to solve the problems in teams today. Not to mention finding the read more

    14 May 2019



  • Year 1 Geography

    Year 1 Geography

    Year 1 spent a sunny afternoon making maps of the KS1 playground - we even know what 'aerial view' means! read more

    14 May 2019



  • Using Leaves to Learn Maths

    Using Leaves to Learn Maths

    Year 3 have been enjoying the sunshine whilst taking maths outside and collecting leaves. We then sorted the leaves on a Carroll diagram using a variety of criteria decided by the class. read more

    13 May 2019



  • Year 5 Collage Project

    Year 5 Collage Project

    Year 5 have enjoyed an afternoon working on our project ‘Collage’. We have learnt how to design, position and attach collage material in preparation for our outdoor artwork piece, which starts tomorrow. read more

    13 May 2019



  • Science Heart Dissection and Investigation

    Science Heart Dissection and Investigation

    Year 6 had an amazing time dissecting hearts today in school! Our science topic for this half term is the circulatory system and we have been learning about the heart, blood vessels and blood. One of our fantastic parents came in and supported us read more

    10 May 2019



  • Visit from Chinese Headteachers

    Visit from Chinese Headteachers

    We had a fantastic morning with our Chinese Headteachers who have travelled all the way from Xian to visit schools in the UK. They were welcomed into our school with a special assembly where our children sang a Chinese song and performed a dance. read more

    10 May 2019



  • Team GH Do It Again!

    Team GH Do It Again!

    Sixteen teams entered and we were crowned Broomfields’ 2019 undefeated champions! We are very proud of your determination, skill, team spirit and sportsmanship! Also, a big shout out to our loyal supporters aka Team GH Parents, who stood in read more

    10 May 2019



  • Year 6 Artwork

    Year 6 Artwork

    Having brought in photos of themselves as younger children, Year 6 have been creating some fabulous self portraits. We had great fun on Thursday afternoon looking at pictures of our pupils when they were little! Have a look on Facebook and see read more

    9 May 2019



  • The Stage Is Set For Eva-Rose

    The Stage Is Set For Eva-Rose

    Eva-Rose we were very excited to see you on stage! Mrs Jackson, Mrs Tyson, Miss Yau and Mrs Stephens all went to support Eva-Rose for her performance in The King and I. read more

    7 May 2019



  • Cross Curricular Links with a Tortoise

    Cross Curricular Links with a Tortoise

    Tortoise Thursdays! Mrs Stephens kindly bought her pet Tortoise Ez today. The children loved learning about him, we read the Tortoise and the Hare, solved maths problems about tortoise eggs and learnt about the life cycle of a Sea Turtle read more

    7 May 2019



  • Fractions Reasoning

    Fractions Reasoning

    Year 2 created a Fraction Museum in class today! Some more sneaky SATs revision where the children could showcase their understanding of fractions with a Fraction Exhibition! read more

    2 May 2019



  • Active Science Learning About Viscosity!

    Active Science Learning About Viscosity!

    Year 4 enjoyed making a non-Newtonian fluid in Science today. They learnt about the states of matter whilst moving around, getting messy and testing Newton’s law of viscosity. read more

    2 May 2019



  • Year 3 Burwardsley

    Year 3 Burwardsley

    Year 3 had a fantastic time in Burwardsley. The children were a real credit to the school and their behaviour was complemented upon by several people both at Beeston Castle and on our long walk back to Burwardsley Education Centre. At Beeston read more

    1 May 2019



  • Reception's Study of The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

    Reception's Study of The Life Cycle of a Butterfly

    Reception class have been studying the life cycle of a butterfly. We’ve watched our caterpillars transform into their chrysalis... and now at home with Mrs Cunningham (over the Easter break), two beautiful butterflies emerged! read more

    24 April 2019



  • Making SATs Revision for Year 2 Fun!

    Making SATs Revision for Year 2 Fun!

    Welcome to Summer term! ☀️ Year 2 kicking off this term with secret SATs revision. Who said missing numbered lines can’t be fun?! The children drew number lines and their partners had to guess what numbers might be missing. read more

    24 April 2019



  • Adventures at Robinwood

    Adventures at Robinwood

    Year 4 are having an incredible time on their 3 day residential at Robinwood. The photos tell the story about their exciting busy days all together! read more

    4 April 2019



  • New Library Inspires!

    New Library Inspires!

    Year 5 are inspired by the new library Harry Potter artwork and look forward to our new summer term class guided reading book The Philosophers Stone. read more

    4 April 2019



  • Glow Disco

    Glow Disco

    The different key stages had a great time at their discos yesterday. Thank you so much to Friends for their great organisation and contribution as always read more

    4 April 2019



  • Secret Spy Mission Gymnastics!

    Secret Spy Mission Gymnastics!

    A hall full of gym equipment led to wonderful exploration as secret spies by Year Two, as part of their Explorer term topic! read more

    4 April 2019



  • Our Library Project - The Video!

    Our Library Project - The Video!

    We have put together a video of our library project and the very excited reactions of our children when they first saw our amazing new learning environment. It's definitely worth a watch! read more

    4 April 2019



  • The Library Illustrations.

    The Library Illustrations.

    We hope our illustrators are feeling very proud - the characters on the wall literally make the space come to life! Thank you to our brilliant parents, Natasha and Cat, for their fabulous artwork. read more

    2 April 2019



  • Our Library Celebrations!

    Our Library Celebrations!

    We have had a wonderful afternoon marking the official opening of our new library. We are so grateful for all the help we have received from members of our school community to make this project happen and welcomed the Mayor of Warrington, Cllr read more

    2 April 2019



  • The First Few Reactions To Our Library!

    The First Few Reactions To Our Library!

    The first few reactions to the library! Our talented artists admiring their owl creation in position! read more

    2 April 2019



  • Our Visiting Author

    Our Visiting Author

    Thank you to our visiting author today Mr Reilly. He helped us to inspire and excite our children on the day of our library opening. The children are really keen to read the books and complete the writing challenges. https://er-reilly.co.uk/ read more

    2 April 2019



  • Yr 4 Smoothie Making Project

    Yr 4 Smoothie Making Project

    Alan Sugar watch out... Y4 entrepreneurs in the making !! As part of our DT, we designed and made healthy fruit smoothies for Olympic athletes (our teachers!!). We learnt about the nutritional values of fruits as well as the important factors read more

    30 March 2019



  • Science Project on Mothers Day!

    Science Project on Mothers Day!

    We welcomed mums to school today to celebrate Mother's Day! It was great to see so many smiling mums at our assembly and the children sang and acted beautifully. Thank you to all of those who managed to join us for the assembly, visited their read more

    29 March 2019



  • Active SATs Revision

    Active SATs Revision

    Year 6 were excited today when we told them that we were doing a past SATs paper as part of our revision... They were even more excited to find that we were going to be climbing trees whilst doing it and that the SATs paper had been cut up and read more

    22 March 2019



  • Year 4 Dance Performance

    Year 4 Dance Performance

    Our incredibly talented Year 4 class performed on stage at the Parr Hall last night, as part of the Primary Arts Network event. They performed with confidence and control and most importantly, they enjoyed every minute! We are so proud of their read more

    21 March 2019



  • Library Learning Space Clues....

    Library Learning Space Clues....

    Less than two weeks to go until the door opens into our exciting library learning space! Here is a few more clues to the incredible work currently going on - staff and parents are working day and night, filling the space with the most wonderful read more

    20 March 2019



  • Amazing Artwork

    Amazing Artwork

    The Artwork is back in school for a final chance to look at the amazing creations that we had on display at the Gateway in Warrington as part of the Primary Arts Network. read more

    20 March 2019



  • Year 6 Cook South American Dish

    Year 6 Cook South American Dish

    We have had a very busy afternoon in year 6 making a South American dish of Empanadas. The children devoured our left over ingredients and loved cooking them. Recipes to follow, the children have promised to make them for you at home; maybe for a read more

    20 March 2019



  • Year 3 Fencing

    Year 3 Fencing

    Year 3 having been enjoying fencing in the sunshine. Superb sportsmanship & skills being shown. read more

    20 March 2019



  • Using Maths Vocabulary

    Using Maths Vocabulary

    Year 2 Fun Maths! The children learnt about using positional and directional language and vocabulary such as: right, left, forwards, backwards, forwards, turn. They also learnt how to work together in order to get their partner to help read more

    18 March 2019



  • Year 2 Problem Solving 

    Year 2 Problem Solving 

    Problem solving in Year 2 Science using different materials to make a safe cover for the little teddy George. The children are using their problem solving and metacognition skills as well as communication and social skills to make a sturdy read more

    18 March 2019



  • Learn with your Child in Nursery and Reception

    Learn with your Child in Nursery and Reception

    This week we welcomed our parents to spend time in the Nursery and Reception classes. We looked at a maths focus and parents spent time with their children in the provision, helping them with some fun maths activities. The Nursery read more

    17 March 2019



  • Gardening in the Nursery

    Gardening in the Nursery

    This term the children are planting in our garden. This week they have been re potting some new shrubs, flowers and vegetables. Keep an eye on the developments in our read more

    17 March 2019



  • Netball Greatness

    Netball Greatness

    We are so proud of our netballers today - two hundred teams entered, and only eight made it to the county finals! We are incredibly proud to announce that our super skilled netball team went on to achieve 3rd place in the county finals today in read more

    15 March 2019



  • Maths Reasoning Fun

    Maths Reasoning Fun

    Year 6 have been investigating the properties of 2D and 3D shapes and solving area problems using reasoning strategies. We’ve had a great time and the Year 6s have shown excellent perseverance and communication skills. read more

    15 March 2019



  • Year 6 Active Maths

    Year 6 Active Maths

    We’ve had fun using Active Maths skills to tackle a word problem treasure hunt and to explore algebra problems! read more

    15 March 2019



  • Year 6 Highwayman Art

    Year 6 Highwayman Art

    Year 6 had a great time today creating black and white drawings based on the Highwayman poem. A fun and creative day was definitely needed after Assessment Week and we have some very talented artists! read more

    8 March 2019



  • Event organising with Natwest

    Event organising with Natwest

    Year 3 have been very busy organising a birthday party with the help of Mandy from the NatWest Bank. This morning we completed the MoneySense challenge called, ‘It’s a party!” read more

    8 March 2019



  • Year 2 Spaceman Visit!

    Year 2 Spaceman Visit!

    Mr B crashed into school in his rocket today and had lots of fun with Year 2! They learnt about the conditions in space and how to build a sturdy cover out of different materials. read more

    8 March 2019



  • World Book Day

    World Book Day

    Some of the many classrooms filled with children in wonderful costumes to celebrate World Book Day. Thank you to families and staff for helping the children to have such an enjoyable day. read more

    7 March 2019



  • Movie Night

    Movie Night

    Thank you to Friends for organising such an enjoyable fundraising event this evening. The children snuggled up with teddies galore and thoroughly enjoyed the film and snacks. Thank you to volunteers and school staff for staying late into the read more

    6 March 2019



  • Warrington Town Netball Champions

    Warrington Town Netball Champions

    They’ve only gone and done it again! This afternoon, our incredibly talented netball team competed in the Level 2 Warrington School Games tournament, where they won every match without conceding a goal and were crowned Warrington Town read more

    4 March 2019



  • Our Very Special Illustrator

    Our Very Special Illustrator

    We are so lucky to have a parent who keeps visiting school when everyone else has gone home - to fill our library with the most wonderful drawings that will capture our children's imagination for many years to come. She has given up evenings, read more

    4 March 2019



  • Year One Fundraisers

    Year One Fundraisers

    Toby, Jasmine, Finley and big sister Amelie have raised over £200 to help towards the school library project. They took part in a night-time nature run at Speke Hall last Saturday and enthusiastically completed the 3km course! Thank you to read more

    1 March 2019



  • Active Maths and Science

    Active Maths and Science

    Year 1 enjoyed the fantastic weather with some outside maths and science. We are getting much better at dividing! In science we investigated which material would make the most waterproof house for teddy. read more

    28 February 2019



  • Exciting New Books!

    Exciting New Books!

    Our journey to fill the new library space with exciting books has begun. Thank you to the wonderful amount raised at the Christmas Fair, we have been able to make our first exciting order of new books. They have been carefully chosen to nurture read more

    28 February 2019



  • PE Festival

    PE Festival

    Year 3 enjoyed an energetic afternoon at the PE Festival. The children were, as always, fantastic. Thank you to our dad helpers too read more

    19 February 2019



  • Primary Arts Network Exhibition 2019

    Primary Arts Network Exhibition 2019

    Our wonderful choir, representing schools across Warrington, launched the Primary Arts Network exhibition at the Gateway in front of the Deputy Mayor, Cllr Wendy Johnson, and her consort. They performed brilliantly and were excellent ambassadors read more

    15 February 2019



  • Young Voices

    Young Voices

    Our choir represented school brilliantly this week at the MEN Arena, performing with thousands of children and some famous faces including Spandau Ballet's Tony Hadley! They had an amazing time and were supported fantastically by staff and read more

    13 February 2019



  • Year 5 Visit Jodrell Bank

    Year 5 Visit Jodrell Bank

    On a visit to Jodrell bank, the children can explore the wonders of the universe and learn more about the workings of the giant Lovell Telescope. read more

    13 February 2019



  • Year 3 DT Project - Wonka Bars!

    Year 3 DT Project - Wonka Bars!

    The children holding the 3D boxes - these were made as part of a DT project, in which the children were challenged to create a new wrapper for Wonka bars. They researched wrappers from other brands. These were the final designs! The read more

    13 February 2019



  • Stardom Beckons for Eva-Rose

    Stardom Beckons for Eva-Rose

    Stardom beckons for our very own Eva-Rose in Year 2 as she has been cast as one of the King's children in the famous musical The King and I. She was also recently interviewed on BBC North West Tonight about her upcoming role on the show! read more

    11 February 2019



  • Year 6 Clay Dragon Eyes

    Year 6 Clay Dragon Eyes

    As part of our school-wide Primary Arts Network project, all classes have been studying Lewis Carroll. In English, Year 6 have been reading The Jabberwocky and creating our own poetry and non-chronological reports linked to our science work on read more

    27 January 2019



  • Year 6 Magistrate's Talk

    Year 6 Magistrate's Talk

    A huge thank you to Jean Scott, a Cheshire Magistrate, who came into school to discuss the British Justice System with the children. They talked about the difference between a Magistrates' and Crown Court and discussed Youth Courts and the role of read more

    18 January 2019



  • Year 5 Fire Safety

    Year 5 Fire Safety

    Year 5 have learnt all about fire safety today through our Fire Brigade visitors. We have talked about fire prevention, causes of a fire and what to do in the case of a fire. We then had the opportunity of going inside the smoke tent. read more

    15 January 2019



  • Year 6 Visit Safety Central

    Year 6 Visit Safety Central

    Year 6 had a great time visiting Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service's amazing Safety Central centre. We learned about fire safety, countryside safety, water safety, electrical safety, road safety, online safety, healthy eating and lots more! A huge read more

    10 January 2019



  • Young Writers Competition Year 2 

    Young Writers Competition Year 2 

    Wow! Thank you Young Writers for selecting our Year 2 poems to be published into a book! Year 2 wrote and sent off poems about The Great Fire of London back in October. Today, we received great news telling us that all of the children who read more

    10 January 2019



  • Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas

    To get in the Christmas spirit, Year 6 took part in a fun yet competitive game of snowball dodgeball! Merry Christmas to all our Grappenhall Heys children and their families and friends. read more

    21 December 2018



  • The Inn-Spectors!

    The Inn-Spectors!

    A HUGE well done to our Early Years and KS1 children for successfully (and brilliantly!) completing three Nativity shows. The children were all amazing and put on a great show. ���� Thank you for your continued read more

    5 December 2018



  • Swimming Heroes

    Swimming Heroes

    Our fantastic swimming team took part in the Year 4 swimming gala this week. They competed against a number of schools and demonstrated outstanding swimming technique as well as great team spirit. Well done team GHPS! read more

    29 November 2018



  • Keep Moving with Wolfie!

    Keep Moving with Wolfie!

    This afternoon, the mischievous Wolfie and the Warrington Wolves community coaches joined us on our daily walk/run. We had lots of giggles whilst keeping active. read more

    23 November 2018



  • We Will Remember Them

    We Will Remember Them

    We commemorated 100 years since the ending of World War 1 today with a two minute silence. Every child also contributed to our lovely display in the school corridor. A special thanks to our wonderful parent helpers for putting the stunning display read more

    11 November 2018



  • Times Tables Rock Stars

    Times Tables Rock Stars

    We are excited to announce that across KS2 our children are now using Times Tables Rock Stars. Children have their own logins and are enjoying maths and learning their times tables. read more

    9 November 2018



  • Year 5 Residential

    Year 5 Residential

    Welcome back to Year 5 who have had a fabulous week on their residential in Lledr Hall. read more

    8 November 2018



  • Year 1 Naughty Bus Adventure

    Year 1 Naughty Bus Adventure

    Year 1 have been reading the story of the Naughty Bus. Today they took their buses on an adventure around school. The buses got a little bit muddy playing football and even found a pumpkin! Visit our Facebook page for more pictures. read more

    17 October 2018



  • Year 2 Visit Weaver Hall Museum 

    Year 2 Visit Weaver Hall Museum 

    Year 2 had a great day at Weaver Hall Museum and Lion Salt Works today! They learnt all about The Great Fire of London, Samuel Pepys and the plague. The children even made a 'tussy mussy' to ward away the plague and a fire mark to hang up at read more

    8 October 2018



  • Grandparents' Day

    Grandparents' Day

    We had a fantastic day today when we welcomed grandparents into Grappenhall Heys. They joined us for our Friday Celebration Assembly and then joined in lessons and spent time with their grandchildren. It was wonderful to see so many grandparents read more

    5 October 2018

















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