Shireoaks Marina

The children had a fun packed day at Shireoaks Marina. They went pond dipping and learnt about a wide range of plants, insects and amphibians. Next they visited the Dawn Rose, a replica of a cuckoo boat and found out about how it was made. After break, the children learnt how to open and close the […]

Quorn cooking

Today we had a guest from Quorn to show us how to make meals using a meat substitute. We discussed what a healthy plate is and had a taste of the wonderful cooking. Please follow and like us:

Literacy – Non fiction features

In literacy this week we have looked at non fiction features. Children categorized fiction and non fiction features and discussed which features are the most important using their opinion line. From that we created our own RUBRIC to use for our writing next week. Please follow and like us:

Diversity

Y3/4P enjoyed our circled time discussing diversity. Children had some really good discussions about how important it is to be proud of yourself and to be different. Please follow and like us:

Art

Mrs Taylor leading our art sessions this week. Using pen and ink to create pictures of Victorian buildings. Please follow and like us:

Eyam visit

4L had a wonderful day trip to Eyam on the 9th May. We got to see all the main sites including the Riley graves, the boundary stone and the infamous church plague window. We even had time to stop and have an ice cream despite the constant rain. After 22,000 steps for the day we […]

Pen and Ink Skills in Y4/5D

The children have shown lots of resilience developing their pen and ink skills with Mrs Taylor. They looked at different techniques to create tone. Then they used these techniques to draw a landscape linking to our space topic. Please follow and like us:

Eyam Y4H

Today our Year 4 children are exploring the Plague village of Eyam, they have visited the plague houses, Church and Museum. They have also been to visit the Riley Graves which sit high up on the hillside. The children are having a wonderful day and here are some pictures shared by Miss Darby.   Please […]

Space home learning in 5/6H

Beautiful home learning from the children in 5/6H thank you so much to all the adults who have supported the children in their creations. I’m sure you can agree that they have worked hard over the Easter holiday’s creating their masterpieces. Well done Everyone! Please follow and like us:

Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut?

Yesterday we learnt about the skills required to become an astronaut. We carried out a fitness test by taking part in the exercises the astronauts have to do to keep fit. We then looked at our reaction times by carrying out an experiment to see how fast we would reacted to catch a ruler. We […]

Willow Weaving

This lunchtime Mrs Tunks took the children out to the willow dome and taught them how to weave. They had a wonderful time in the sunshine and now have a new skill. We are calling for all parents and grandparents to support us in a family learning program which we would like to run on […]

NASA Visits Rockingham

Today our Year 5 children have had an introduction to their new topic on space. Dr Hanson and Professor Darby had an action packed day with a range of activities to get the children excited about their topic. I know the children are really excited about their new topic from the home learning that arrived […]

Real Project – 3M & 3/4P Fundraiser

3m and 3/4P have completed their fundraiser for the British Heart Foundation. The children have completed the ‘Skip A Mile’ challenge and have so far raised over £300. Please donate if you havent already, you have till tomorrow at 3.15pm. Well done everyone and thank you for everybody who has donated. Please follow and like […]

Practical maths

In Y4/5D, the children have been calculating volume in numeracy. The children used problem solving skills to create different shapes and then calculate their volume. Please follow and like us:

Preparing For Our Performance

Y4/5D are working towards their arts awards. Last week the children were adding the finishing touches to their dance, ready for their performance at Magna. Today the children have been thinking for questions they would like to ask their guest dancer, who will be attending and performing at their rehearsal this week. Please follow and […]

Talk 4 Writing 5/6H

As part of recount texts, 5/6H developed their introductions by doing Talk 4 Writing. The children worked well developing their images and actions to help them talk through their introductions. The results were fabulous and will hopefully develop their writing as a result!   Please follow and like us:

Y5/6H Sports Hall Athletics

Over the past term, we have been developing skills in athletics competition indoors. The children have developed their running and teamwork skills during relays whilst developing their throwing skills using the javelins and chest push competitions. The children have performed well individually and as part of a team.   Please follow and like us:

Angle hunting 5/6H

5/6H looked at why angles are important in real life situation. We investigated the angle of returns during a tennis match so the player is ready to hit the ball and the angles used to help navigate away from other objects in space! It led to some very interesting discussion and competition.       […]

Book Day Fashion Show and Reading

As part of our celebration of World Book Day, on Friday we held a fashion show for children (and staff) who dressed up as a book character. There were some amazing costumes entered with some hard effort going into making them. It was also lovely to see so many children come in their pyjamas to […]

Red Nose Day Bake Off

There were some amazing entries to the Red Nose Day Bake Off competition. We were so impressed with the efforts put in by the children in making some fabulous cakes. Hopefully all the families involved enjoyed making the cakes as much as the children in school enjoyed eating them! Here are some of the excellent […]

Bradford Film and Media Museum

Yesterday our Year 4/5 children visited Bradford Film and Media Museum, the children were learning about animation and observed a range of equipment that has been used in the past and present day. The children will be using this to create their own films using I can animate. Please follow and like us:

South Yorkshire Finals

On Thursday our Key Stage 2 children took part in the South Yorkshire finals at Rawmarsh, our Year 5 and 6 children worked extremely well together competing in a range of events. The children secured 4th place and we are so proud of their achievements. Please follow and like us: