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RSPB Old Moor Trip May 2024

RSPB Old Moor Trip May 2024

The children thoroughly enjoyed their trip to RSPB Old Moor, Dearne Valley. This half-term’s topic is ‘why do spiders eat flies?’ where the children have been learning all about minibeasts! During their trip, the children had a brilliant time pond-dipping where they...

School trip to Old Moor

School trip to Old Moor

The children thoroughly enjoyed their trip to RSPB Old Moor, Dearne Valley. This half-term's topic is 'why do spiders eat flies?' where the children have been learning all about minibeasts! During their trip, the children had a brilliant time pond-dipping where they...

Forest schools

Forest schools

The children thoroughly enjoyed their forest school sessions. They took part in lots of different activities including: making magic potions using water from the stream and items found in the woodland, developing physical skills through climbing and manoeuvring...

Science Day May 2024

Science Day May 2024

On Friday 17th May, parents/carers of children in Year 1 and Year 2 were invited into school for a fun-filled Science afternoon! The children completed a range of activities such as building towers using spaghetti and marshmallows, making lava lamps and creating rain...

Stocksbridge Library

Stocksbridge Library

We really enjoyed a trip to Stocksbridge Library. During our visit, we listened to the story 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' for our 'why do spiders eat flies?' topic. After the story, we thoroughly enjoyed looking around the library and we used our library cards to...

Story teller

Story teller

The children in Reception enjoyed a visit from a storyteller. The children really enjoyed the session where stories were told through music, actions and singing. We took part in various stories but our favourite was 'The Enormous Turnip'! We invited our grown-ups into...

Science Workshop May 2024

Science Workshop May 2024

On Friday 17th May, parents/carers of children in Year 1 and Year 2 were invited into school for a fun-filled Science afternoon! The children completed a range of activities such as building towers using spaghetti and marshmallows, making lava lamps and creating rain...

“Save or Spend” May 2024

“Save or Spend” May 2024

Last half-term, children in Key Stage 1 took part in 'Save or Spend' whereby classes earnt money by working towards their targets. Year 1's target was to do good sitting and good listening. The children got a lot better at their targets throughout the course of the...

“Save or Spend” May 2024

“Save or Spend” May 2024

The children in Year 2 have worked really hard so far 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...

“Why do spiders eat flies?”

“Why do spiders eat flies?”

This half term Nursery has been focusing on the topic 'Why do spiders eat flies?'. We have learnt all about minibeasts and their habitats and plants. We have all really enjoyed planting our own sunflowers, making sure we gave them enough water and putting them...

“Why do spiders eat flies?”

“Why do spiders eat flies?”

Well, what a busy start to our term! Our topic is called 'Why do spiders eat flies?' . So far in our topic we have spoken about all the different minibeasts we might find in our gardens, we then enjoyed going outdoors and exploring the Foundation Stage yard to see...

“Why do spiders eat flies?”

“Why do spiders eat flies?”

The children in class 2 have had a busy start to this half-term!  Our topic is 'why do spiders eat flies?' and we have been learning all about different minibeasts.  We have painted repeating pattern caterpillars, made symmetrical patterns on butterfly wings and...

Ladybirds – Class 8 May 2024

Ladybirds – Class 8 May 2024

This half term, class 8 children have been learning about mono printing and using clay in Art. Year 1 children have created ladybirds. They had to think carefully about how they rolled out the legs and attached them to the body using water. The Year 2 children created...

“Enchanted Woodland”

“Enchanted Woodland”

This half term, children in Class 9 have been learning about plants in Science. The children know that in order to survive, plants need light, water and heat. For one of our lessons, we used magnifying glasses to identify the different parts of a dandelion plant such...

Easter April 2024

Easter April 2024

The children had an “eggciting” day taking part in a range of Easter activities including the ‘Best Decorated Egg’, ‘Egg Rolling’ and ‘Easter Bonnet/Hat parade’. It was “eggcellent” seeing the fantastic creations that both you are your child completed. Thank you for...

Easter 2024

Easter 2024

The children had an “eggciting” day taking part in a range of Easter activities including the ‘Best Decorated Egg’, ‘Egg Rolling’ and ‘Easter Bonnet/Hat parade’. It was “eggcellent” seeing the fantastic creations that both you are your child completed. Thank you for...

Easter March 2024

Easter March 2024

Nursery children had an "eggcellent" time on Wednesday 27th March completing the ‘Best Decorated Egg’, and 'Easter Bonnet/Hat parade'. In addition to this the Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 children also took part in an ‘Egg Rolling’ activity. It was fantastic to see...

World Book Day

World Book Day

During World book week the children had a fun week in the 2-year provision. The children loved to come to school dressed up in their favourite costumes. The book we had chosen was 'The three little pigs'. they loved this story, especially the part when the...

World Book Day March 2024

World Book Day March 2024

Nursery celebrated world book day by focusing on the book 'The Great Goat Chase' the children enjoyed creating different animals linked to the story through a variety of crafts. Such as clay models, using paper plates to create goats and using a wide variety of...

Easter 2024

Easter 2024

The children had an "eggciting" day taking part in a range of Easter activities including the ‘Best Decorated Egg’, ‘Egg Rolling’ and 'Easter Bonnet/Hat parade'. It was "eggcellent" seeing the fantastic creations that both you are your child completed. Thank you for...

Are eggs alive?

Are eggs alive?

In Nursery this half term we have been focusing on the topic 'Are Eggs Alive'. The children were fascinated from the moment the eggs arrived in Nursery to them hatching and handling their chicks. We have also learnt about the signs of Spring and animals on the farm....

Are eggs alive?

Are eggs alive?

This term in the 2 year provision our topic has been 'Are eggs alive?' The children watched our eggs in the incubator keeping warm until they hatched and were very excited to see the little chicks inside. We talked about the chicks and using our kind fingers the...

Are eggs alive?

Are eggs alive?

During Spring 2 our topic has been 'Are eggs alive?' where we have learnt all about spring, animals that hatch from eggs and the life-cycle of a hen.  The children in class 2 were very excited when we had a delivery of some eggs!  We learnt that the eggs were kept in...

Are eggs alive?

Are eggs alive?

Well what an 'eggciting' start to our half term... Our topic is called 'Are Eggs Alive?' and the eggs arriving at school were a great stimulus to fully immerse our children into their learning. The children have found out lots about chickens including their lifecycle,...