Week 2 The children recapped safety aspects that they were taught last week. They really wanted to find their name cards again so they play a quick game involving this. Finally children worked in teams to make dens for their woodland creatures. Please visit the woodland and let them show you the dens that they [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Week 1 Children were taught how to stay safe in the woodlands and spot potential hazards. They also looked at staying within certain boundaries. The children were given time to explore the woodlands and use their imagination. The teacher then hid name cards in the woodland for the children to find.
Key Stage 1 children took part in imagination gaming throughout the day. The games provided fun and engaging experiences for all of the children. It also developed a wide range of aspects including communication and turn taking. School has purchased the games and will be using them at various points in lessons. An after school [...]
Week 4 The children completed their last forest school session on Friday. The children had so much fun slipping and sliding in the mud last week that they participated in some more running races. They then made their very own woodland flags. They used natural materials and mixed it together with water before then decorating [...]
The Sheffield Children's University Passport to Learning newsletter which includes details of activities happening across Sheffield during the October half term holiday is now available! Here is a link to an electronic copy to : https://tinyurl.com/CUOctPassportNewsletter2019