Monthly Archives: November 2019

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29 11, 2019

Forest School Class 2 Nov 2019

Week 4 The children completed their last forest school session on Friday. They then made their very own woodland flags. The children used natural materials and mixed it together with water before then decorating their flags. They also played a game of hide and seek. The children have thoroughly enjoyed the forest schools sessions as have the [...]

29 11, 2019

Balance bikes – end of week children

The Nursery children had a great time learning how to use the balance bikes. A sports coach came in to help us. She showed us how to push backwards with our feet to make the bike move forwards. We practised holding on to the handle bars, keeping our bottoms on the seat and using the [...]

26 11, 2019

Forest School Reception Class 2 Nov 2019

Week 3 As part of week three the children created Woodlands dens . They had to create a den that would keep a woodland creature warm, dry and safe. The children also used the stream and put water into their buckets and added as many different aspects of the woodland that they could find into [...]

26 11, 2019

Balance bikes – beginning of week children

The Nursery children had a great time learning how to use the balance bikes. A sports coach came in to help us. She showed us how to push backwards with our feet to make the bike move forwards. We practised holding on to the handle bars, keeping our bottoms on the seat and using the [...]

21 11, 2019

Forest School Reception Class 2 Nov 2019

Week 2 As part of week two the children recapped safety aspects that were taught last week. In order to build the children's confidence they also explored the Woodlands and then found their name cards that were hidden. The children then went on to have running races up the hill. They were slipping and sliding [...]

18 11, 2019

Arts Week Displays Nov 2019

Last week the children at Royd participated in arts week. All of the children thoroughly enjoyed creating art using a range of different techniques (e.g sketching, collage, painting). The children also took part in dance and music workshops. All of the art, dance and music sessions were centred around the children’s choice of topic. Please [...]

15 11, 2019

Oxford Reading Scheme Nov 2019

Congratulations to the children that received a certificate for completing the Oxford Reading Tree Scheme today. The children have read books every night and as a result their reading is amazing! Well done!

15 11, 2019

Links Ball Skills Nov 2019

Well done to these children for attending "Links - ball skills" event. They did a superb job of representing school. It is great that we have children that are enthusiastic about being active.

15 11, 2019

Imagination Gaming Nov 2019

Last week the Year 1 and Year 2 pupils took part in imagination gaming sessions. The games are designed for pupils to have a fun, group learning experience in which the learning is hidden behind a series of brilliantly clever and thought provoking games. These games are sourced from across the world and are ideal for [...]

13 11, 2019

Reading at Royd Nov 2019

Did you know that the average reading age in England is just 9 years old? This is obviously a really sad statistic. At Royd we are committed to getting every child reading. We want children to be fluent readers, who can comprehend (answer questions) and more importantly to love reading. Because of this Royd has invested [...]