A huge congratulations to Scholes today, not only winning the house points but winning the sports day too. We are so proud of all the children for their resilience and sportsmanship. The way you all supported each other was so wonderful to see. Thank you parents for coming and joining in the fun. Please make […]
Here are all our entries to this years Willow Tree Oscars, we hope you enjoy following our filmmaking journey, congratulations to all our entries.
As an extension of our learning about road safety at Crucial Crew last year, we have had a refresher on how to keep ourselves safe when out and about in our community. Children have heard top tips for travelling to their new secondary school.
Today we held our annual Willow Tree Oscars, showcasing our ICT skills through a range of films and catagories such as animation, poetry and song, green screen and voice over. Just to name a few. Congratulations 2S, 5P and Y5/6H and Y6B on your winning films today. We are proud of each and everyone who […]
We are so, so proud of our incredible children and staff creating some outstanding Artwork for picture this 2022. The theme was movement and they have certainly achieved that through a range of media and techniques, both 3D and 2D. Thank you Miss Stubbs, Mrs Rawson and Miss Tyzack for displaying our learning in such […]
Special Mentions Assembly, today we celebrated all our winners of this week sharing their outstanding learning and positive behaviours. Congratulations everyone we are so proud of you. Foundation 2 also made a special appearance for their first assembly in preparation for Year 1.
Please enjoy this week’s Newsletter, we hope you enjoy celebrating all the wonderful learning opportunities,
What an incredible day at Wentworth Woodhouse for our House Treat. Team Scholes really embraced the day despite the heat and tired legs on our return to school. We explored the gardens, played games and even had an ice-cream. Well done all and good luck next year.
Today we were so lucky to have KCM visit our children to talk all things waste. The children asked some fabulous questions and explored recycling. Our eco monitors were very excited to hear what happens when they recycle.
Today our Y6s, as part of our RSE lessons, have received their own personal care package. We discussed looking after our bodies especially as we grow and change.
Today, James from With me in mind has been into Y6 to discuss any worries regarding children’s transition to secondary school. Children were able to explore their anxieties but also talk about what they are looking forward to.
Our Year 6s had an incredible day on Friday at the Willow Tree Olympics. All children enjoyed spending time with each, getting to know one another and taking part in a range of sporting events. Thank you to our incredible sports leaders across the academy for organising a fantastic day.
On Thursday we celebrated the Queen’s Jubilee with a Rockingham Garden party. We had singing, dancing and parades all around. Our families arrived in style and we celebrated with an outdoor picnic, marking 70 years of the Queen’s reign.
This morning, we have kindly been joined by the team from South Yorkshire Police LifeWise team to come and discuss internet safety with a focus on social media. This is support our older children to make sensible choices with social media.
Nearly finished our own interpretation of ‘Starry Night’. The children have worked hard on creating movement in the sky.
Today in our Happy Mind session, we talked about how to grow our strengths in character traits. We focussed on positivity in our strengths and that we can change our strengths according to our experiences. Children have now completed their Celebrate module.
We had the most wonderful celebration with our families taking part in singing, dancing and creating their own decorations. The children had a full day party planning and making their own food ready for the celebrations in the afternoon. A huge thank you to all the staff involved it was a huge success.
Today, we have looked at the famous artwork ‘The Starry Night’ by Vincent Van Gogh. We have started to think about movement seen in the sky to link with our Picture This theme. Children chose their paper type and media and we looked at drafting out and making sure our image was in proportion to […]
Today, all children in Y5 and 6 took part in a longer assembly led by South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service. Children found out the difference between safe and unsafe swimming locations and how to keep themselves and others safe in an emergency.
To complete our learning on World War 2, 5/6H and 6B held a VE Day celebration. For this we cooked all the food for the party, learned a new jive dance routing and sang traditional wartime songs including We’ll meet again. Thank you very much to our parents for coming and sharing the event with […]
To get ready to celebrate our topic ending about World War 2, we held a baking event with parents to prepare the food. We really enjoyed the event and have made some lovely food using recipes from the war. Thank you to the parents for coming to help!
This morning before our assessments we relaxed with Yoga, the children really enjoyed cosmic yoga. This definitely put a smile on their face and alleviated any worries with laughter. We are so proud of you.
Our special mentions assembly again showed all the wonderful learning experiences, outcomes and achievements of our amazing children and staff.
Today, we started our basic first aid lessons. Children thought about how to conduct a primary assessment, we’re know how to remember key information with the word LIONEL and are now ready to move on to CPR.
Today, we applied all of our knowledge about angles and put them to the test with our practical session. Children recognised different types of angles and lines and their properties and measured accurately.
Today, 5/6H and 6B contributed to discussions around different types of bullying. We improved our knowledge on all types of bullying but specifically took note of indirect bullying, which we carefully defined. Other important types of bullying covered today were prejudicial and sexual bullying that can also occur. A good level of sensible discussion throughout […]