Category Archives: Philosophy for Children ( P4C )

War Poems

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Last term we had a fantastic visit to The Imperial War Museum North in Manchester and also looked at a range of war poems as part of our wider work looking at conflict. We then went on to write our own poetry about war and made stop motion animations to go with them. They are really […]

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Years 5 and 6 visit The Imperial War Museum North

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The children in Years 5 and 6 had a fantastic visit to The Imperial War Museum North in Manchester. We have been looking at the two World Wars, as well as more recent conflicts, as part of our English and Philosophy learning this term. It was fascinating to explore the displays and to find out […]

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Gold P4C School Award

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We were absolutely thrilled to have been accredited with the Gold P4C School Award .We were the first school in the North West and only the fifth school in the country to receive the award. You can read a copy of the report here.

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Year 5 and 6 Philosophy

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What is normal? In our Year 5 and 6 Philosophy sessions we have been looking at the concept of normal. The children voted to discuss the question, “Why do we use the word normal, and what does it mean?” The enquiry into this question raised lots of deep thought and questions and made us really […]

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The Rights of the Child ( Year 5 and 6 Philosophy )

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  As part of our on going ‘Rights Respecting’ work and linked to our work on the concept of normal in philosophy, the children in Years 5 and 6 have been looking at The Rights of the Child whilst thinking about children with a disability. We looked at all the articles and thought about which […]

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Philosophy Enquiry with Students from Lancaster University

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Year 5 and 6 had a thought-provoking afternoon working with PhD philosophy students at Lancaster University. We were delighted to deepen our thinking around the concept of ‘being free’. We listened to a fabulous story stimulus written especially for our visit and then we worked in groups with a member of staff or a student […]

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