Leigh North Street


Primary School

We learn together through Questioning, Perseverance and a Growth Mindset.

Clownfish 1

Welcome to Clown Fish Class!


Clown Fish Class Weekly News

Monday 12th July 2021 – Friday 16th July 2021


We printed using the tiles we made last week to create waves. In mathematics we have been adding and subtracting numbers up to 100. We loved wearing red, white and blue clothes to celebrate England playing football in the final. 




Monday 5th July 2021 – Friday 9th July 2021


We have drawn beautiful designs for our prints we created based on the artist Hokusai. We concentrated hard and made unique designs. We etched our designs into small polystyrene tiles and printed them onto paper. 




Monday 28th June 2021 – Friday 2nd July 2021


In English this week we have written our own adventure space stories based on the book ‘The way back home’. In science we have investigated which material would be the most suitable for sunglasses. We have also been learning about ‘Amy Johnson’ the famous explorer who flew an aeroplane to Australia 90 years ago and we made little aeroplanes. 




Monday 21st June 2021 – Friday 25th June 2021


This week has been such a fun week! We have continued to learn about dividing in Mathematics and started to get ideas for own space story in English. We loved our visit to Year 6 Enterprise Challenge and bought lots of goodies.





Monday 14th June 2021 – Thursday 17th June 2021


We are learning about explorers and listened to Mrs Moons sisters expedition near the north of Norway on zoom.  We also listened to Neil Armstrong stepping onto the moon for the first time using the ear phones. In science we have been learning about seasonal changes. 




Monday 7th June 2021 – Friday 11th June 2021


This week we have been printing using a variety of objects found in the classroom. In history we have been learning about Ranulph Fiennes who is one of the most famous living explores. In Maths we have been learning about halves and quarters. 




Monday 24th May 2021 – Friday 28th May 2021


Clownfish loved the farm animal visit from ‘J and C Party Pets’ on Tuesday. They enjoyed learning about the various animals, feeding them and holding them. They wrote a leaflet in English to advertise Clownfish’s farm.





Monday 17th May 2021 – Friday 21st May 2021


We love our weekly yoga sessions in the hall and meditating quietly. In science we created our own 3-D plant and labelled it. In English we have been looking at the features of a leaflet. 




Monday 10th May 2021 – Friday 14th May 2021


We have been learning about trees in science. We sorted trees which are deciduous or evergreen. In English we have been learning about diaries and wrote a diary entry based on ‘Handa’s Surprise’. In Power Maths we have been counting in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s to solve mathematical problems. 




Monday 3rd May 2021 – Friday 7th May 2021


Clownfish are working so hard. In English  we have been learning how to write a diary and in mathematics we have been learning about capacity. We have also been practising our cursive handwriting. 




Monday 26th April 2021 – Friday 30th April 2021


We have had a lovely week painting wild flowers in science, tasting different fruit and describing them. In English we wrote acrostic poems about fruit. 




Monday 19th April 2021 – Friday 23rd April 2021


This week we have been looking for wild flowers outside in science. We have learning about acrostic poems. We have been revising sounds in our daily phonic sessions and enjoying phonic games. 


Week beginning 12th April 2021


We have had an exciting week back at school. We have learnt about growth mindsets, friendships, growing plants and exploring ‘Now press play’ about plants. We had a fantastic sports day and participated in many fun races.



Week Beginning 22nd March 2021


The children have worked super hard on their stories this week. They planned their own story based on ‘Fidgety Fish’ and wrote their own stories. They all had a clear beginning, middle and end to their amazing stories. 

Monday 15th March 2021 – Friday 19th March 2021


We looked for signs of spring in the playground and gardens. We saw buds, blossom, daffodils, bluebells and dandelions. We wrote about what we saw when we were back in the classroom.





Monday 8th March 2021 – Friday 12th March 2021


Clownfish loved Science week and participated in many investigations. They made a cloud in a jar, built the tallest tower using cups, built bridges and made a rainbow using skittle sweets.




Monday 7th December 2020 – Friday 11th December 2020



Clownfish have had a festive week making Christmas decorations, making Christmas hats, eating Christmas dinner and writing instructions how to wrap a Christmas present for the elves.



Monday 30th November 2020 – Friday 4th December 2020


In English we have been listening and reading instructions. In Maths we have been learning addition and subtraction number facts. Every Friday we enjoy our yoga and meditation. 




Monday 23rd November 2020 – Friday 27th November 2020


In Clownfish class we have been learning about the sessions in science. We worked collaboratively as a team and produced some amazing work. We were super proud of ourselves.




Monday 16th November 2020 – Friday 20th November 2020


We have worked super hard in our phonic sessions this week. In Maths we have been recognising and describing 2D shapes. In English we have been learning about prepositions including behind, under, beside, in and below.




Monday 9th November 2020 – Friday 13th November 2020


This week in design and technology we have designed a den for a little teddy bear. We have talked about ‘Remembrance Day’ and made poppies. We remembered the brave soldiers at 11am on 11th November 2020.




Monday 2nd November 2020 – Friday 6th November 2020


Clownfish class went for an Autumn walk around the school and described what they saw. They then wrote an Autumn poem using many adjectives.



Monday 19th October 2020 – Thursday 22nd October 2020


Clownfish have been working hard in phonics and writing words containing ‘ur’ and ‘er’. They have created self portraits in art and written stories based on ‘Brown Bear Brown Bear what do you see’.




Monday 12th October 2020 – Friday 16th October 2020


We have had a lovely week. We have labelled animal body parts in science and discussed the qualities of a good friend in PSHE. In yoga we have worked on our breathing technique and practised stretching our bodies.



Monday 5th October 2020 – Friday 9th October 2020


Clownfish spoke to a doctor via zoom this week who helped Olaf who wasn’t feeling well. We then wrote letters to Olaf telling him what advice the doctor gave. In science we were sorting animals into different categories. In art we were mixing paint to match to different skin tones.  




Monday 28th September 2020 – Friday 2nd October 2020


Clownfish have  explored their senses in science and colour mixing in art. We also wrote questions for the fire fighter on zoom and wrote down his answers in sentences. We have been developing our love for writing and using different resources.





Monday 21st September 2020 – Friday 25th September 2020


This week we have used a ICT programme about `People who help us’. We had an exciting zoom meeting with a police officer who explained how he helps people and about the equipment he uses in his job. We also loved playing music using various musical instruments.






Monday 14th September 2020 – Friday 18th September 2020


We have had a great week sorting objects and writing numbers in Mathematics. We have been practising forming our letter correctly and writing lists in English. In art we have been looking at famous artists work and drawing eyes in our sketch book. 


Miss Callis







Thursday 3rd September 2020 – Friday 4th September 2020


The children have settled into Year 1 quickly and have adapted to the new school routines well. We saw lots of happy faces on Thursday and we look forward to working with you all this year.


Year 1 team


The children have settled into Clownfish class quickly and have adapted to the new school routines well. The children have been agreeing on the classroom rules and learning about the school values. 


We saw lots of happy faces on Thursday and we look forward to working with you all this year.


Miss Callis





Monday 7th September 2020 – Friday 11th September 2020



We have had a fantastic week filled with exciting things. We have started swimming this week in school, did some yoga, written about our holidays, learnt about rock pools, practised using our phonics in both reading and writing.