Author: anna


Year 5 Flamingo Land Trip

Last week, Year 5 enjoyed their trip to Flamingo Land. The trip celebrated all of the hard work that the children have done this year.

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Posted by anna on 6 July 2017

Category: Year 5

Year 4 Book Art

Over the past week, year 4 have been looking at narrative poetry, in particular The Highwayman. Today, they used their own thoughts and ideas about the story to create book art. Children thought about the setting, characters and events and drew simple pictures to represent what the poem means to…

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Posted by anna on 6 July 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Leeds City Museum

This week, Year 4 saw a real Egyptian mummy at Leeds’ City Museum. In addition to this, Year 4 also learnt about the history of Leeds itself and found out more about the Armley Hippo.

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Posted by anna on 30 June 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 PSHE First Aid

This week in PSHE, Year 4 have learnt about what to do when someone is found unconscious.

Year 4 were practicing the recovery position taught in basic first aid. They also used previous their knowledge of calling 999 to help them in fictitious scenarios.

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Posted by anna on 30 June 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Music and ICT

In our current unit of music, we have been using Garageband to compose our own music.

Today, we looked at why people compose the music they do for films and pictures and how music can make us feel as the audience.

The children were shown two pictures for which they had to create a short…

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Posted by anna on 28 June 2017

Category: Year 4

St Bart's Cup

Every year, the school organises the St Bart’s U11 Girls’ Football Cup, which is open to all schools in Leeds to enter.

This year 53 teams took part and the standard of football was very high.  Colton beat Highfield in the final.

St Bart’s entered two teams.  Team A reached the last 16 and…

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Posted by anna on 27 June 2017

Category: Year 6

Nursery Activities Summary

We had a great time when we visited the library for their Easter activity session. We listened to stories, played some games and then made some Easter bunny ears and tried some hot cross buns.

We had fun using pipettes in the paint to create our pictures. We worked out how to suck the paint…

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Posted by anna on 25 June 2017

Category: Nursery

Year 6 visit Headingley Cricket Stadium

Year 6 children enjoyed an amazing day out at Headingley Cricket Stadium.  Children spent the morning taking part in two sessions.

The first consisted of a classroom session linking cricket to English, numeracy and Geography.

The second consisted of a cricket skills session.  Children then…

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Posted by anna on 23 June 2017

Category: Year 6

Year 4 - Lightwater Valley Trip - 22/06/2017

On Thursday, all of year 4 went of their school trip to Lightwater Valley. They have been looking forward to this trip for the whole academic year and finally it was upon us

Everyone had a great day, going on lots of rides, both big and small. Staff were impressed at the behaviour of all…

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Posted by anna on 23 June 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 5 Locked Up!

In year 5 we have been learning all about the prison service. We were visited by a service called HMP. They taught us all about the prison service and what it is like to be in prison.

They explained the importance of making good choices throughout our lives. We were dressed up as prisoners and…

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Posted by anna on 20 June 2017

Category: Year 5

Year 4 - Emergency Services

This week in PSHE, Year 4 have learnt about the emergency services.

We learnt to only ring 999 in an urgent, emergency situation and the alternative numbers you can ring if your situation does not need immediate help.The children practiced being call- handlers and emergency callers with a…

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Posted by anna on 20 June 2017

Category: Year 4

Preparing for the St Bart's U11 Girl's Cup

Children in Year 6 have been helping to prepare for the St Bart's U11 Girls' Cup by designing signs to be put up around the competition venue for players and managers to consider throughout the day.

The football tournament is organised by the school and over fifty teams will be  taking…

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Posted by anna on 13 June 2017

Category: Year 6

Maths

In set 1 Maths we have been investigating a murder! We were trying to find out who murdered Tom! Was it Desna, John, Jackie, Simon or Lorna?

We watched the video of the 5 different suspects and we had information about their heart rates at different hours during the day!

We drew graphs of…

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Posted by anna on 13 June 2017

Category: Year 5

General Election

Year 5 have been doing lots of work about the general election last week.

In class 18, we watched some videos about the election and we read the manifestos of the hopeful candidates.

We then thought about things that are important to us and we imagined what we would do if we were prime…

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Posted by anna on 13 June 2017

Category: Year 5

RE Peace Tree

During this week's RE lesson, year 5 have written prayers and messages onto a peace tree, following the recent events in Manchester and London.

All children were extremely sensible and described the peaceful world they would want to live in.

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Posted by anna on 13 June 2017

Category: Year 5

Year 4 - The Book of the Dead in Ancient Egypt

This week in history, Year 4 have been learning about The Book of the Dead in Ancient Egypt.

We learnt what the book contained and why it was so special for Ancient Egyptians.

We then created our own Book of the Dead which described the journey an Ancient Egyptian would take to the…

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Posted by anna on 13 June 2017

Category: Year 4

Decision Day

Year 6 children spent the day of the General Election recapping over key manifesto points before casting their votes!

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Posted by anna on 10 June 2017

Category: Year 6

Year 4 Energy Efficient Class Award

Class 13 are the winners of Mrs Gavin's first 'Energy Efficient Class' award.

This term, we are going to look at how we can help each other and the world around us. One of the things we are trying to do is help the environment by saving electricity.

Over the past week Class 13 have made a…

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Posted by anna on 10 June 2017

Category: Year 4

The Snap Election!

Year 6 took the lead (in collaboration with Mrs Dixon) and informed all children in Key Stage 2 about the snap election. They did this through an assembly which included:

  • Why a snap election was taking place
  • How people vote
  • Who people could vote for
  • The manifestos for the main parties…

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Posted by anna on 9 June 2017

Category: Year 6

Year 4 - Geography and Science Trip to Malham

In May, Year 4 went on a school trip to Malham in the Yorkshire Dales.

As part of their Geography and Science, they have been looking at rivers and how and why landscapes look like they do. Children took part in a river study, getting very wet measuring the width, depth and velocity of the…

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Posted by anna on 7 June 2017

Category: Year 4

Preparing for the General Election

Year 6 have enjoyed all things politics this week in preparation for the General Election on the 8th of June.

Children recapped over what they already know about politics in Britain before looking at what is involved leading up to the General Election. 

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Posted by anna on 5 June 2017

Category: Year 6

Cycling Sessions

Over the past 10 weeks, groups of children have been enjoying cycling sessions provided by The Works.

ll of the children learned some new skills and all children improved their ability to cycle!

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Posted by anna on 5 June 2017

Category: Year 5

Year 4 - Reporters and Alien Footage

St Bart's has recently been in in the shadow of an unknown alien spaceship that has come to visit Armley.

However, Year 4 news reporters have been asking all the right questions, investigating the unknown ship and reporting on the strange goings on. Stay tuned for the breaking news story when…

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Posted by anna on 5 June 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 - Another shocking day...

In year 4, we have been learning the shocking truth about electricity! We have been trouble shooting making our very own circuits with different components added in. We then looked at what materials were conductors and which were insulators, carrying out our own experiments to test our…

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Posted by anna on 2 June 2017

Category: Year 4

SATs Week!

Children in Year 6 spent Friday12th of May celebrating the end of SATs Week with party food and DVDs!

The children completed tests Monday-Thursday in English (Reading, Spelling, Grammar and Punctuation) and Maths (Arithmetic and Reasoning).  Children were encouraged to attend breakfast club…

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Posted by anna on 15 May 2017

Category: Year 6

West Yorkshire Playhouse performance of Lifeboat

Children from Year 5 (in preparation for learning about World War 2 in Year 6) enjoyed watching West Yorkshire Playhouse's performance of Lifeboat at St Bartholomew's Church Hall, Armley.

The play focused on the lives of two 15-year-old girls in 1940 who spent 19 terrifying hours in the water…

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Posted by anna on 10 May 2017

Category: Year 5

Year 4 - Geography in our local area - Map Skills

This afternoon, Year 4 had an afternoon of geography and maths outside. We wanted to map our local area whilst learning about compass points and directions.

We each created our own map of what we could see around us on the field. We used our knowledge of OS maps and map symbols to help…

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Posted by anna on 5 May 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 2 Summer Term

This half term year 2 are looking at the topic of ‘Who’s afraid of the dark?’ We will be exploring space and the lives of the astronauts who have been there. The children were lucky enough to experience a planetarium dome where we looked closely at the moon landings and what it is like to wash and…

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Posted by anna on 20 April 2017

Category: Year 2

Year 6 Booster Week

Year 6 children attended Booster Classes during the second week of the Easter break. Children spent the morning completing work in Reading, Writing and Maths, and the afternoon taking part in fun sessions.

The holiday scheme gave children the opportunity to visit the laser centre, where they…

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Posted by anna on 10 April 2017

Category: Year 6

Year 5 Lineham Farm Residential

Last week, thirty year 5 children went on residential for a week, to Lineham Farm. On arrival, the children were given their bedding, which they had to put onto their beds – a first for many of the children!

Each child was put into a coloured group and completed two fun activities each day.…

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Posted by anna on 10 April 2017

Category: Year 5

Year 4 Weekly Summary

 

This week in year 4, we have started to look at the Ancient Egyptians. We have compared it on a timeline to when the Stone Age was and talked about what the world was like before Christ was born. We have learned about where Egypt is and also about some of the most famous things they…

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Posted by anna on 7 April 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 RE

As part of our topic on creation, today children have talked about a ‘perfect world’ and what that means. We talked about what is good and what is bad in the world.

They chose their favourite 10 things and pretended to create their own world with the things that they thought would make them…

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Posted by anna on 7 April 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Summary

For our first week back, we have been very busy!

In ICT we have started to research games as we will be programming and de-bugging our very own games over the course of the first half term.

In RE, we have been looking at creation and the book of Genesis. we learned about how God created our…

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Posted by anna on 6 April 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Fundamentals of Sport

Today year 4 went up to Swallow Hill and took part in the fundamentals of sport festival.

All children participated and tried their best in every event - from skipping to throwing bean nags to star races.

Special mention was made to T'shaun Claxton who all the teachers from Swallow Hill were…

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Posted by anna on 30 March 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 5 visit from Father Michael

This week in Year 5, we had our first visitor for RE. Father Michael came to visit us.

He talked to us about the story of the Prodigal Son. We then discussed the importance of forgiveness and the importance of saying sorry when we have done something wrong.

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Posted by anna on 20 March 2017

Category: Year 5

Year 4 Musical Update

Year 4 have made huge progress with their musical instrument playing.  You may remember we started to learn about rhythm and melody, then moved onto playing the recorder.

Well, a few weeks later and lots of hard work from all the children has resulted in them now being able to read sheet music…

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Posted by anna on 20 March 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Geography

This week in Geography, year 4 have been investigating Malham in preparation for our school trip in May.

First, we looked at OS Maps and symbols and what they mean.

Then, we identified the places and features in the Yorkshire Dales and specifically Malham.

Lastly, we located these places…

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Posted by anna on 20 March 2017

Category: Year 4

Reception Jellyfish Poem

Watch some of our children performing the jellyfish poem

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Posted by anna on 15 March 2017

Category: Reception

Year 5 Trip

Last week was a very exciting week in year 5! This term our topic has been 'Sustainability' and last week we went to a recycling centre!

We had a tour of the centre where we learned all about different types of recycling and items are recycled. We learned about metal recycling.

We then…

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Posted by anna on 13 March 2017

Category: Year 5

Year 4 School Of Sanctuary Art Competition Entries

This week in year 4, we have been finishing our entries to our School of Sanctuary Art competition.

Children and staff are really proud of the mature attitude shown by all pupils when talking about and creating our amazing artwork.

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Posted by anna on 13 March 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Sunny Rugby

Year 4 had a lovely afternoon in the sunshine doing PE today. This half term we are focusing on Rugby. We practised our throwing skills in a line up as well as playing lots of dodging games.

It was nice to get out in the sun!

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Posted by anna on 13 March 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Human Impact

In Science this week, Year 4 have been looking at the effects of human impact upon landscapes.

We looked at six different landscapes from housing estates to country parks. For each one, children worked in groups to identify the good and bad affects of human impact upon areas.

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Posted by anna on 13 March 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 3 Coal Mining Museum

We have been learning about rocks and fossils in lessons this week in Year 3 and have been on a trip to the National Coal Mining museum. We had loads of fun and learned a lot!

We first completed a workshop in which we learned all about how rocks are formed and we then made our own fossil! After…

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Posted by anna on 12 March 2017

Category: Year 3

Year 3 World Book Week

Year three read the story of the Dish and the Spoon during book week.

The characters ran away together and joined a traveling circus and amazed the crowds. The circus came to St Bart’s and all the children had a go at circus activities, creating a fantastic and fun show that entertained…

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Posted by anna on 5 March 2017

Category: Year 3

World Book Day & Pancake Tuesday

What an exciting and busy week we have had in Nursery!

During Book Week we have read books about Superheroes- Superworm, Supertato and How to be a Superhero. We have dressed up as Superheroes, we made Superhero masks, we made our own Supertato, we created our own Superheroes, we concocted…

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Posted by anna on 5 March 2017

Category: Nursery

Year 2 Planes, Trains and Automobiles

This half term year 2 have been looking at planes; trains and automobiles. We have looked at how transport has changed over the years, from horse drawn carriages and omnibuses to the rocket and steam trains all the way to modern cars and planes. We have looked at how George Stephenson was…

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Posted by anna on 5 March 2017

Category: Year 2

Year 5 World Book Week

This year for World Book Day, Year 5 focussed on the Roald Dahl classic, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.  

The activities during the week, leading up to the day, involved: in Maths, helping Mr Wonka solve various Maths problems and helping the Oompa-Loompas work out their wages; in English,…

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Posted by anna on 5 March 2017

Category: Year 5

Year 5 Art

This terms art topic has been 'Recycled Art'. We have been learning about artists such as Pablo Picasso and Michelle Reeder.

We combined both of these styles of art to make our own. After this, we were able to create a giant piece of art using bottle tops in the style of Pablo Picasso. Look at…

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Posted by anna on 5 March 2017

Category: Year 5

Year 1 World Book Week

Story Tellers Visit

What great fun it was to listen to the Story Teller tell us all about Wizards and dragons. All of the children listened carefully as he told us a story but the most exciting part was when he introduced his two friends to us, two real dragons! We even got to stroke them. The…

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Posted by anna on 5 March 2017

Category: Year 1

Reception World Book Day

World Book Day in Reception.

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Posted by anna on 5 March 2017

Category: Reception

Year 2 Library Visit

During book week Year 2 took a trip up to the local library to have a stories read to them by the librarian.

There were a variety of short stories read to us and all the children were wrapped up in their imagination.

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Posted by anna on 25 February 2017

Category: Year 2

Year 2 Spring Summary

Our theme topic this half term has been keeping healthy.

We have looked at the influences Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole have had on the future of nursing. We found out that Mary Seacole would make her own remedies using natural product. One of the most popular of the time was using…

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Posted by anna on 22 February 2017

Category: Year 2

Year 2 Chinese New Year

During the week of Chinese new year, Year 2 looked at the story of how the animals were chosen to represent the years and worked out which animal everyone was.

We also had the opportunity to make and decorate some dragon paperchains.

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Posted by anna on 15 February 2017

Category: Year 2

Reception Soldier Visit

Before the holidays we enjoyed learning about People who Help us.

We had an exciting visit from a Soldier to talk about how they provided food and medicine to other countries. We asked lots of questions and enjoyed dressing up in some of the uniform.

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Posted by anna on 15 February 2017

Category: Reception

Year 4 help work towards being a School of Sanctuary

Today in Year 4, we were visited by Nola Ellen. She came to speak to us about refugees and asylum seekers. We see and hear lots about these things on the news and all around us, so we were keen to find out more.

Nola explained to us what a refugee and an asylum seeker is. She told us about the…

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Posted by anna on 10 February 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Habitat Hunters

Today in year 4, we were visited by a lady from the RSPB. Recently in our Science and Geography we have been looking at habitats and animals, in particular what lives where and why.

We worked with the RSPB today to find out about the habitats that our school has within the grounds and exactly…

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Posted by anna on 10 February 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Geography

Today in Geography, Year 4 have been looking at all the different climates around the world as well as talking about why they are so different.

In our next Geography lessons we are comparing the climates in certain places (Russia and Brazil) then looking at how animals are adapted to living in…

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Posted by anna on 5 February 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Habitat Designers

As we welcomed our parents into school for our Spring 'Parents Day', children in Year 4 were busy designing Habitats.

We looked at what habitats needed to have and what sort of wildlife we wanted in ours. We used areas of the school to design our habitats.

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Posted by anna on 5 February 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 RE

Today in RE we talked about how Muslims and Christians love and respect each other and everything around them.

We looked at passages from the Qu'ran and Bible. We decided that we would attempt to grow our own rainforest plants and care for them ourselves. We planted some vegetables, edible…

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Posted by anna on 27 January 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Rainforests

This afternoon in Miss Hardcastle's class, we compared the Rainforest city of Manaus to Leeds.

We compared physical features, weather and looked at what makes up the cities.

We used Google Earth and OS maps to find the grid references of places that are in each city.

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Posted by anna on 27 January 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 3 Road Safety

Year 3 spent some of the morning with the Leeds City Council road safety team. They learnt about how to be safe when walking, on a bus, riding a bike and when in a car. They watched a demonstration that showed what would happen in a car crash if they were not wearing their seatbelt.

We have all…

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Posted by anna on 25 January 2017

Category: Year 3

Year 4 Deforestation

Today in Miss Hardcastle's English class, we held our very own debate! We were debating about Deforestation and whether we are for or against it. We were each given a career to represent that relies on the Rainforest.

We made up our own debating rules which we followed throughout.

After the…

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Posted by anna on 22 January 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Attendance Winners

This week Class 13 had the best week ever! We won the school attendance award for the first time! This means we got to have an extra playtime!!!

Well done everyone in Class 13!

We love coming to School!

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Posted by anna on 22 January 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Art

This week in Art, Year 4 have been looking at Rainforest animals as part pf their 'All around thew World' topic for Spring. Children researched two artists and looked at the techniques they used to create their pictures. We then sketched our own and coloured them using oil pastel.

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Posted by anna on 22 January 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Phonics

Today in English children were practising their phonics sounds playing some exciting games with Mr Jackson. They work hard to remember each sound everyday!

Another example of how hard Year 4 work!! Well done.

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Posted by anna on 22 January 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Science

In Year 4 we have been studying teeth, what different jobs they do and how we chew different foods.

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Posted by anna on 20 January 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Road Safety and E-Safety

This week, Year 4 have had E Safety and Road Safety.

In E-safety, we talked about how to keep safe online as well as any dangers we might see. We shared ideas about how to keep safe. We designed our own 'Net Nasties'. A Net Nasty is a monster that we think represents something bad on the…

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Posted by anna on 20 January 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 6 Light

Children in Year 6 have enjoyed learning about light in Science.

They have learnt about different sources of light and completed a variety of interesting activities, including the paper tower activity!

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Posted by anna on 20 January 2017

Category: Year 6

Year 6 Sewing

Children in Year 6 have thoroughly enjoyed sewing in their DT lessons. Children learnt that in World War 2, people used scraps and old clothing to make household textiles and decorations.   

Children were given the following task:design scenes/pictures from World War 2 using sewing as the…

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Posted by anna on 20 January 2017

Category: Year 6

Year 3 use Boomwakkers

In Year 3 we have started our music topic, where children are using Boomwakkers to copy rhythms and learn about different musical notes!

Keep your eyes peeled for the end of term Boomwakker performance!

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Posted by anna on 20 January 2017

Category: Year 3

Nursery Library Visit

Some of the children went to Armley library to celebrate Winnie the Pooh's birthday.

They listened to some stories, made crafts, went on a treasure hunt and played some games.

They had a super time!

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Posted by anna on 20 January 2017

Category: Nursery

Year 5 Science

In year 5, we have started a new science topic. We are investigating the different properties of materials.

This afternoon we investigated different types of sports balls. We made predictions of how bouncy we thought different sports balls were (football, basketball etc).

We placed them on a…

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Posted by anna on 20 January 2017

Category: Year 5

Year 6 Gymnastics

Children in Year 6 are enjoying gymnastics in their PE lessons, focusing first on floor work before moving on to apparatus work.

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Posted by anna on 13 January 2017

Category: Year 6

Year 5 Energy Use

This week, Year 5 enjoyed having some British Gas volunteers come in to talk to us about energy use in our homes. It linked in fantastically to our Sustainability unit, which we are currently studying in our theme lessons.

We looked at different ways to reduce the amount of energy we use - so…

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Posted by anna on 13 January 2017

Category: Year 5

Year 5 Road and E-Safety

This week year 5 have been learning all about e-safety and road safety.

In E-safety, we learned all about the importance of keeping safe online. We discussed different ways we can be safe and still enjoy being online. We made our own leaflets explaining  how to be ‘SMART’ online.

We  also…

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Posted by anna on 13 January 2017

Category: Year 5

Year 5 Treasure Hunt

To start our geography topic this term, we completed a treasure hunt! Letters were left around the school grounds for us to find. We had a map of school and using the map we had to plot on where we found the letters. After we had found all of the letters, we had to work out what the message was!…

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Posted by anna on 13 January 2017

Category: Year 5

Year 4 What makes us happy?

In RE today, Year 4 talked about what makes us happy. We shared our own ideas and looked at Sikh stories and teachings and talked about their ideas about what makes people happy.

We looked at pictures and stories of children who are not as lucky as we are. We talked about what would make them…

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Posted by anna on 12 January 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 4 Music

Year 4 have started to learn all about Music! We are going to learn how to play the Recorder.

Over the past few weeks, we have been learning about music notes and beats.

We have made up our own rhythms and performed them in front of the class.

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Posted by anna on 12 January 2017

Category: Year 4

Year 3 make Pizza

Year 3 had a lovely afternoon making the pizza!

After taking time to look at the history of pizza and then design their own, they finally got to make it, and most importantly,eat it!

All the children had lot's of fun and made some delicious food.

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Posted by anna on 12 January 2017

Category: Year 3

Nursery Road Safety

Today in Nursery we had visit from Wendy the Road Safety lady. She talked about ways that we can stay safe when we are outside and in a car. We know that we have to hold the hand of an adult when we are walking along the pavement  or crossing the road. We know that a safe place to cross a road is…

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Posted by anna on 11 January 2017

Category: Nursery

Christmas Party and Concert

Reception had great fun at their Christmas Party and concert! See the pictures below:

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Posted by anna on 19 December 2016

Category: Reception

Nursery Christmas Party

We had a wonderful Christmas party on Monday and a very special person took a break from his very busy schedule to come and visit us. Father Christmas gave all the children a present and reminded them that they must try their very best to be good and go to bed early on Christmas Eve.

We played…

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Posted by anna on 19 December 2016

Category: Nursery

Year 1 Christmas Party

Year 1 had great fun at their Christmas party.

See below for pictures!

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Posted by anna on 19 December 2016

Category: Year 1

Year 1's enjoy a fun packed half term

We've had great fun in Year 1 this term. We have been very busy learning about the seasons. We have enjoyed watching the weather change and were lucky enough to have 1 day filled with snow. The children really enjoyed getting ready for bonfire night. We made yummy chocolate sparklers and used 2…

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Posted by anna on 12 December 2016

Category: Year 1

Year 3 Amazing Bodies

Year three have been studying about amazing bodies. We have looked at what we need to eat to stay healthy, our skeletons and how muscles help us move.

We have also been looking at animal’s skeletons and how they compare to our own. We even designed our own vertebrate and drew on the…

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Posted by anna on 10 December 2016

Category: Year 3

Victorian Recycling

Year 4 have been investigating Victorian recycling.

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Posted by anna on 7 December 2016

Category: Year 4

Nursery Dress the Christmas Tree

Nursery took great delight in dressing our Christmas tree. We made decorations to put on it and all think that we have made our tree look super duper job! 

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Posted by anna on 6 December 2016

Category: Nursery

From the North Pole to Armley!

Some children in year 4 have been getting specials notes in their trays! These notes are all the way from the North Pole and congratulate the children on acts of kindness they have been witnessed doing. Chi chi and Chloe were the first two children to get them, each getting an amazing 100HP!

At…

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Posted by anna on 5 December 2016

Category: Year 4

Library Visit

Reception had great fun visiting the Library. See the pictures below:

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Posted by anna on 5 December 2016

Category: Reception

Nursery Bird Feeders

We have been making bird feeders in Nursery. We decided we wanted to make them to ensure that the birds had enough food over the autumn and winter months. The children enjoy digging for worms in the garden and were worried because they weren’t finding many worms and wondered what the birds would…

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Posted by anna on 25 November 2016

Category: Nursery

Owl Babies

We read the book Owl Babies last week. The book is about Sarah, Percy and Bill. We were lucky enough for their Auntie Olive to come and visit us in Nursery. She brought a letter from Sarah, Percy and Bill and some puppets and masks for the children to us to retell the story Owl Babies. The…

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Posted by anna on 25 November 2016

Category: Nursery

Year 6 Mannequin Challenge - Science Lesson

Year 6 have been taking part in the mannequin challenge during their Science lesson.

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Posted by anna on 20 November 2016

Category: Year 6

Year 6 Mannequin Challenge - PE Lesson

Year 6 have been taking part in the mannequin challenge during their PE lesson.

See the video below:

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Posted by anna on 20 November 2016

Category: Year 6

Year 2 Remembrance Day

Year 2 have enjoyed looking at the topic of remembrance in the Autumn term. We looked at what different symbols we know and what the Poppy symbol represents, we even got to sell some around the school.

We were also lucky enough to take a trip to church on the 11th November to carry out our 2…

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Posted by anna on 20 November 2016

Category: Year 2

Year 3 Roman Dig

We are archaeologists!

Year 3 had a fantastic afternoon becoming fully fledged archaeologists! We excavated some of the ground in one of the school's quads and found lots of interesting artefacts! We found pottery, bones, clay, stone and lots of pieces of a Roman mosaic.

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Posted by anna on 16 November 2016

Category: Year 3

Nursery Lending Library

Nursery has started a book lending service every Wednesday afternoon from 3pm for the children in Nursery. The children are enjoying choosing books to share at home with their family. The Nursery door opens at 3pm, please come along and find a book that you would enjoy looking at with your…

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Posted by anna on 15 November 2016

Category: Nursery

Year 6 Mannequin Challenge - French Class

Class 20 from Year 6 have been taking part in the mannequin challenge during their French class.

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Posted by anna on 13 November 2016

Category: Year 6

Year 6 Research

Children in Year 6 have enjoyed working in groups researching from the following wars:

* Vietnam War

* Falklands War

* Iraq War

* Afghanistan War

Children then presented their research to the rest of the Year Group, focusing on the following areas:

  • Factors leading towards…

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Posted by anna on 13 November 2016

Category: Year 6

Year 2 learn about the Great Fire of London

In year 2 this term we have been finding out about the Great Fire of London.  As part of our topic we built our own Tudor village and watched as the fire spread from the oven in the bakery in Pudding Lane (please see the video of our experiences).  We observed the effect of creating a fire break,…

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Posted by anna on 10 November 2016

Category: Year 2

Health Week in Nursery

We joined in the Health Week opening ceremony. We waved the French flag and shouted ‘France, France, France’. We enjoyed parading around the field seeing the flags from all the other countries.

We ate croissants and jam. Croissants are eaten at breakfast time in France. French people like to…

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Posted by anna on 20 October 2016

Category: Nursery

Eden Camp Trip

Year 6 visited Eden Camp on Tuesday 18th of October.  Children enjoyed visiting different huts, covering a wide range of topics related to World War 1 and 2 and other conflicts around the world.  

Children also enjoyed a puppet performance and having the opportunity to view fighter planes,…

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Posted by anna on 13 October 2016

Category: Year 6

Victorian Bridge-Making!

Today in Year 4, we have been talking about Victorian bridge designers and the different types of bridge they designed and built. We compared them to modern day bridges that we see all around us. We talked about the materials that are used, and designed our own bridge!

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Posted by anna on 5 October 2016

Category: Year 4

Superworm Story Map

We have been learning the story Superworm. Here is the story map to help your child learn at home. Below, see the videos of us performing the story!

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Posted by anna on 20 September 2016

Category: Reception

We Are Artists!

This week in Art, year 4 have been looking at Abstract Art and Sound Art. We researched famous Abstract artists the composed our own work in the style of Picasso.

Here are some of our pieces!

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Posted by anna on 16 September 2016

Category: Year 4

World War II

Year 6 have been enjoying learning about World War 2.  Children have covered the following topics:  Rise of Hitler, Key Events of World War 2, The Battle of Britain, The Blitz, Propaganda, Pearl Harbour, D Day and VE Day.  

Children are looking forward to their Eden Camp trip in…

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Posted by anna on 13 September 2016

Category: Year 6

Our First Week in Reception

We have had lots of fun settling in to our new Reception classes. We are excited to be starting our Superhero topic and have already started to learn our first story 'Supertato'. Here are some pictures of the fun we have had!

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Posted by anna on 10 September 2016

Category: Reception