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13 07, 2022

Wonderdome Planetarium Visit 13.7.22


As part of this term’s topic 'Moon Zoom', we invited Wonderdome Planetarium to visit and bring an exciting multimedia exploration of the solar system. The children loved learning about the planets and their surroundings. They especially enjoyed discovering about the life of an astronaut and how they survive in space. Irina was amazed at the [...]

Wonderdome Planetarium Visit 13.7.222022-07-13T17:41:42+01:00
12 07, 2022

Learn a new skill Tuesday 12 July 2022


Bonjour! Key Stage 1 held a ‘learn a new skill’ afternoon and invited parents / carers in to share this experience. The children completed three 30 minute stations consisting of French, sign language and skipping. Key Stage 1 children enjoyed learning the colours in French and then they used their new knowledge with an active [...]

Learn a new skill Tuesday 12 July 20222022-07-13T22:34:48+01:00
24 06, 2022

Arts Week – Under The Sea!


In Class 9, our focus for Arts Week has been Under the Sea! We have learnt many interesting facts about the animals which live under the sea and how they survive! On Monday, we created colourful shell pictures. We sketched out an outline for our shell before going over it with a black fine tip [...]

Arts Week – Under The Sea!2022-06-24T20:57:23+01:00
20 06, 2022

Y2 Whirlow Visit 15 -16th June 2022


The Year 2 children had an amazing time on their residential at Whirlow Hall Farm on Wednesday 15th June - Thursday 16th June. They all enjoyed the farm tour and farm jobs which included feeding the animals, petting the animals and learning about what they like to eat and how they live. The children also [...]

Y2 Whirlow Visit 15 -16th June 20222022-06-20T21:26:24+01:00
7 06, 2022

Save or Spend


The children in Year 1 and Year 2 have worked really hard this year and staff thought the children deserved a treat. As part of save or spend, the children focused on doing good listening, lining up and demonstrating good learning behaviours throughout school. The children decided they would like a trip to the park [...]

Save or Spend2022-06-07T20:37:28+01:00
27 05, 2022

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations!


This week, the children at Royd Nursery Infants have celebrated the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. This year marks her 70 years of reign across the country. The children have celebrated in style with a royal tea party with their friends, enjoying snacks and music. They have been busy designing and making flags and crowns to [...]

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations!2022-05-29T16:17:36+01:00
20 05, 2022

Science afternoons!


This week children in Year 1 and Year 2 have enjoyed two science afternoons. These included an investigation based on finding out which materials have the most/least friction, an experiment testing whether a gyrocopter will fall faster or slower to the ground if more paper clips are added and an astronomy lesson focused around making constellations [...]

Science afternoons!2022-05-20T17:41:25+01:00
20 05, 2022

Y1 Science Walk to The Glen


This afternoon, Year 1 children visited the Glen as part of our Science topic. We have been identifying different plants and trees by looking at their flowers and leaves. We marked this off on a sheet to show which ones we had found. We had an amazing time exploring and investigating! OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA [...]

Y1 Science Walk to The Glen2022-05-20T15:39:31+01:00
9 05, 2022

Magic Monday!


The children have had lots of fun today completing 'Magic Monday' activities! These included pebble painting, making an absorbent rainbow, programming BeeBots and designing their own island. They have also enjoyed a range of athletics activities outdoors with sports coaches from LINKS! It's been a fantastic day for children to engage in alternative activities. One [...]

Magic Monday!2022-05-09T17:06:47+01:00
3 05, 2022



 Children at Royd participated in a 30-minute aerobics session this afternoon. As a school, we aim to provide a minimum of 30 minutes of physical activity each day (this is separate to the 2 hours of Physical Education that the children participate in each week). As well as the children having lots of fun, physical [...]