Travelling Zoo KS1

We were very lucky to have the travelling zoo into school to meet the children who had moved up to their new class as part of their new topic on Fur, Skin and Feathers. The smiles on the children’s faces was lovely to see and also the fear on some of the staffs faces. Please […]

Outdoor measuring

Today we took our learning outside and drew lines to measure with a ruler. We discussed the unit of measure that we use to measure length and used centimetres to measure the length of different lines. Please follow and like us:

Our Trip to Sheffield

Yesterday we went on our trip to Sheffield. We had such a fun day and we all learnt so much! We got on the tram train at Parkgate and got off at the Cathedral where we had a tour, baptised a baby and sang some songs. After that we went to the Peace Gardens and […]

Science

We took our learning outside to do some planting. We looked at what plants need to grow and used our investigation skills to plan an investigation. We chose to put our plants outside, in the cupboard, on the window sill and under a tree to see which one would grow the quickest. Which one do […]

KS1 Curriculum letter

This term our children in KS1 are learning about our Capital City, the children are really excited about the opportunities to learn about something new. They will also be visiting Sheffield and looking at the similarities and differences between the two. We hope you enjoy supporting your child with their topic, please view the curriculum […]

Tasty Toast

Our KS1 Children had a fabulous morning during their REAL project Tasty Toast celebrating the end of their topic. Well done everyone I hope you all enjoyed it. Please follow and like us:

Maths Egg Hunt

Last week in Maths we were learning all about addition and subtraction. We finished off our week with a Maths egg hunt around the hall. We had to find 30 eggs all with different number sentences and work out the answers. It was so much fun! Please follow and like us:

Arts Award Learning

In 1S we have been contributing work towards our arts award. Last week a dancer came to visit and we interviewed him to find out all abut him and his dancing. We learned so much! Please follow and like us:

Worsbrough Mill

As part of our topic we visited Worsbrough Mill to learn all about how flour is made. We had a fantastic day exploring the mill and the woodland areas. We talked about all of the different parts of the mill, saw lots of types of flour and we even saw a water wheel! We had […]

KS1 EIS Day

40 of our KS1 children were involved in a range of sporting events at the Sheffield Institute of Sport. They were involved in a variety of team games and were showing excellent skills such as resilience and communication. The children and staff had an enjoyable day and we hope our KS2 children enjoy the same […]

Tasting Breakfasts

To start our REAL project this term we looked at existing products and tasted different breakfasts. We had cereal, toast and yogurt and fruit. We had to score the breakfast out of 10 and most of the options got 10 out of 10! Please follow and like us:

Potion Making!

In 1S this week we have recieved a very special letter from Professor Puffendorf! She asked us to make a new potion for her. We followed the instructions and created the top secret potion. It was delicious!  Please follow and like us:

Church Visit

Today we walked down to the church with everyone from our school. It was so much fun! We went to lay our poppies to pay our respects to all of the soldiers from the war.  Please follow and like us:

Finding Quarters

In Maths this week we have been finding quarters. We used playdough, iced buns, paper, cups of sand and building blocks to show how we can find quarters of different objects. Please follow and like us:

Celebrating Diwali

This afternoon in 1S we celebrated Diwali. We listened to the story of Rama and Sita, made diva lamps using clay and listened to Hindu music. It was lots of fun, we enjoyed learning about different cultures and their celebrations. Please follow and like us:

Author Visit

Today we had a visit from an author in school, it was very exciting! We listened to how the author created the character Granny Norbag. He signed our books and told us about new exciting stories he is currently writing. We really enjoyed it. Please follow and like us:

Our Litter Pick

Last week we arranged with the local council to do a litter pick in our local area. We invited someone who works for the council into school and he discussed the issues around litter and recycling. The council provided us with litter pickers, bags and vis vests and we loved it! The children collected so […]

KS1 Litter Pick

Our key stage one children have been out and about in the local community picking litter, they were supported by many of our parents and grandparents. The council provided us with a range of equipment and spoke to the children about how they can help clean up the local environment. The children had such a […]

Exploring our senses

In science we have been exploring our senses. We felt a smooth conker, smelt sweet perfume and strong coffee, heard birds singing and cars beeping and looked at optical illusions. Please follow and like us:

Literacy in Year 1

This week in literacy we have been learning how to write instructions. On Monday we made a fruit salad which we are going to write our very own instructions for. Lots of us tried kiwi for the first time, it was yummy! Please follow and like us:

Our Visit to Longshaw

The children enjoyed our visit to Longshaw. We learnt all about our natural environment and recycling linked with this terms topic ‘What makes our world wonderful?’. We went hunting for minibeasts, found lots of different types of leaves, made plant pots from recycled materials in the kitchen garden and went on a hunt for materials […]