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World War Two Production

Performing Arts Showcase!

 

Class Six spent last half term working on a fantastic performance piece with our music teacher Ms. Crowley. Their performance included acting, singing, choreography, playing of musical instruments and poetry. All of this was done within the context of World War 2.…

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Posted by Miss Prankard on 13 January 2018

Tags: Class 6


Star of the Week

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Posted by Mrs Hilton on 12 January 2018

Category: Star of the week

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Winter Explorer Day

 

Class R had an amazing day being Winter explorers. We worked in teams to create dens to shelter us from the cold. We selected where we wanted to build our dens and used a range of materials. 

We also rescued a penguin from ice. As it was such a cold day the sun did not help us melt the…

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Posted by Miss Simpson on 12 January 2018

Category: Year 1

Tags: Reception


Winter

Winter has come to Class R!

 

The children have been thinking about signs of winter. They enjoyed sharing the book 'Jack Frost' and drew pictures using chalks. They also looked at cold colours and used powder paints to create different shades of blue.

 

In the playdough area the…

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Posted by Miss Simpson on 7 January 2018

Category: Year 1


Christmas Cards

As part of our WW2 topic we have been looking at the official war artist Henry Moore. During the war, his studio and art supplies were destroyed in a bombing raid so he used his niece's wax crayons and watercolours to create pictures of the people who sheltered in the London Underground stations…

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Posted by Miss Prankard on 14 December 2017

Tags: Class 6


Bar Modelling Maths

We have been looking at the mathematical strategy of bar modelling to solve word problems. This method allows children to visualise concepts and problems using 'bars'. During this particular lesson we used a variety of coloured post it notes to respresent our bars - this meant we could change the…

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Posted by Miss Prankard on 3 December 2017

Tags: Class 6


Debating!

Last Friday afternoon, Mr Waddington from Harehills Primary School came to class 5 and launched our debate topic of Mayan farmers can protect themselves better than Mayan Nobles, which also links with our ‘Keeping Safe’ theme.  The children had so much fun and were so enthusiastic as we started…

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Category: Year 6

Tags: Class 5


Star of the Week

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Posted by Mrs Hilton on 30 November 2017

Category: Star of the week

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Fossil Finder

This afternoon we were incredibly lucky to have a special visitor come and see us at school. Mr Briggs (a dad and Govenor at the school) heard about the fact that we were studying the famous fossil finder Mary Anning and brought us in a collection of the fossils that he has discovered over time at…

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Posted by Mrs Lawton on 27 November 2017

Category: Year 3

Tags: Class 2


Gingerbread Men

In Class R we made gingerbread men. This is our first cooking session with Mrs Legault. We were learning the cooking skills of using a sieve and a cutter.

 

 

Whilst we were making our gingerbread men we sang along to our Christmas songs. We loved taking the gingerbread men home to…

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Posted by Miss Simpson on 24 November 2017

Category: Year 1

Tags: Reception


Class Visitor for Eid

Today the class enjoyed learning about Eid. They loved seeing their class mate dress up in their special clothes. The children were interested to learn about the gifts that are given at Eid.

 

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Posted by Miss Simpson on 21 November 2017

Category: Year 1

Tags: Reception


Zulu Warriors

Class R enjoyed our visit from the Zulu Warriors. The drum was very loud but once we got used to it we enjoyed the dancing and singing. The men were very funny and were amazing dancers.

 

 

We really enjoyed joining in with the clapping and singing.

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Posted by Miss Simpson on 20 November 2017

Category: Year 1

Tags: Reception