Charlestown Primary School

Learning Together in the 21st Century

Platinum Behaviour Day July 22, 2010

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For our Platinum behaviour day the children worked with an artist to create a mural in our playground.

Rob helped the children to spray their initals on the wall and each child added their own picture.

We all had a fantastic day and the mural looks great!


Who is ‘Second in The World’? March 11, 2010

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This is a screen shot taken from Tutpup, an online maths challenge for school children around the world. In second place is Orangepig1285; our very own Chloe Byrne! What a fantastic achievement Chloe!


Buy the Album February 8, 2010

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As we move towards the end of the Dance E-jay project we’ve started to think about selling our album.      We need to make lots of money to have a party, so we decided to make a radio advert.   We listened to a few TV adverts and tried to pick out some phrases that were thought would sound good on the radio.   It was very funny especially when one of the adverts started with ‘Come on you Nutters!’

We took a selection from the tracks that we made in Dance E-jay and then recorded our own adverts over the top using Audacity.  We tried to use some of the phrases that we heard and even added.   Here are our results, which would get you to buy the album?   Remember everything you hear has been made by a nine year old!

Reece and Daniel

Grace, Chantelle and Scott

Angel and Josie-Leigh

Jermaine and William


Narrative poetry October 16, 2009

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This week we have been looking at narrative poetry.   These are poems that tell a story.  We decided to tell the story of a day at our school.   We wrote most of it together and then added our individual flair at the end.  

We use Audacity to edit and add sound effects ontop of our poetry.   Tell us what you think!

Grange Hill 1   Grange Hill 2


Reception Parents SHARE Learning October 14, 2009

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Parents of childern in our Reception class came in to school today for the second SHARE session. It was led by Mrs Allcock and Mrs Jones. The children made ‘feely boxes’ out of shoe boxes and pieces of material. Everybody had fun and it was great to see parents and children working together.


Thoughts on Learning October 9, 2009

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Over the past few weeks we have been working together in a different way.   Almost all of our work has been in small groups and partnerships.   This has not been easy to do as we have had to learn how to get on with each other and cooperate in teams.

Mr Kirkpatrick asked some tricky questions to the children to try and find out what they thought about the past few weeks.


1000 Visits April 20, 2009

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Amazingly our school blog has now recieved over one thousand hits since it started!   A massive thanks to everyone who has visited, commented and contributed to the blog, it is really becoming an important part of our school life – long may it continue.


Keep blogging!