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15 01, 2020

Nursery Children Balance Bike Certificates Jan 2019

The Nursery children got a certificate for practising their balance bike skills. They had a great time learning how to use the 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 [...]

16 12, 2019

Victorian Classroom Dec 19

Today the children in Class 7 visited the Victorian Classroom in Barnsley where we went back in time and experienced a day in the life of a Victorian School child. When we arrived the children were given their Victorian name for the day (these names were taken from an historic database and were names of [...]

9 12, 2019

Sheffield Children’s University December 2019

Sheffield Children's University (CU) was established in 2008 and now has over 44,000 members who have collectively taken part in around 3 million hours of high quality learning outside of normal school hours!  In order for children to achieve the Bronze award they need to have attended over 30 hours. The children have achieved this [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

14 10, 2019

Forest School Reception Class 1 Oct 2019

Week 3 The children absolutely loved getting covered in mud at forest schools. The children are really confident about how to keep safe and are able to communicate potential hazards. They really enjoyed the running races up the hill and slipping and sliding in the mud. The children also made their own magic potions adding natural materials [...]

14 10, 2019

Valley in Bloom October 2019

Here at Royd we like to support our local community and get involved with local events. Every year we take part in the 'Valley in Bloom' project, this involves planting bulbs so that come Spring our town looks 'blooming' marvelous. Both children worked incredibly hard to plant the various plants and bulbs, they thought carefully [...]

9 10, 2019

Aerobics Reception Oct 2019

Reception participated in a 30-minute aerobics session this afternoon. As a school, we aim to provide a minimum of 30 minutes physical activity each week. As well as the children having lots of fun, physical activity has lots of other benefits such as: building confidence and improving social skills, giving children the opportunity to learn new [...]

9 10, 2019

Aerobics Session Y1 Oct 2019

Year 1 participated in a 30-minute aerobics session this afternoon. As a school, we aim to provide a minimum of 30 minutes physical activity each week. As well as the children having lots of fun, physical activity has lots of other benefits such as: building confidence and improving social skills, giving children the opportunity to [...]

17 07, 2019

Royd World Cup July 2019

If you think Super Sunday was brilliant with the England team winning the Cricket World Cup, Lewis Hamilton winning F1 and Wimbledon going to a tie break then you should've witnessed the Royd Football World Cup final. All children in Year 1 and Year 2 compete in a group stage format with, playing each other [...]