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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