Old Moat Primary School

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13 Oct

Reception | Investigation Continued

by Mr McCormick

Have a look at the CCTV footage below! Who do you think has stolen the carpet? We will be reviewing all the evidence and interviewing potential suspects. Reception have loved our unit of work on 'people who help us', particularly liaising with the police! We have been producing lots of great discussions and writing.  

09 Oct

Year 2 | 2AD respond to 'No woman, no cry'

by Miss Dhanda

In remembrance of Black History, Year 2 are studying the work of local born artist Chris Ofili.

Chris Ofili hails from none other than Manchester! Not only was he the first black artist to win a Turner Prize, but he was also awarded a CBE for his contributions to the art world.

This week we looked at one of Chris Ofili's most notable paintings, No woman, no cryThe children drew on their existing knowledge of people such as Ruby Bridges and Rosa Parks to share their thoughts on the story behind this painting.

Here are some of the comments made by 2AD:

"...she is sad because she is in jail."

"...she drank from the wrong fountain."

"...she went to the wrong pool."

" she didn't move for a white person."

"...she sat on the front of the bus and got arrested."

09 Oct

Reception | CSI: Old Moat

by Mr McCormick

This morning held a mysterious surprise for Reception. When we arrived in school, REM's brand new carpet (which we have been very proud of and taking very good care of) had gone!

All that is left is a footprint and a handprint. We are not sure what happened, but we will be having an investigation this week, thinking about what might have gone on. 

We hope to find out more when we watch CCTV footage tomorrow and a police officer visits our classroom to assist in the investigation.