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“Rio Di Vida Topic”

“Rio Di Vida Topic”

Last half term, the children in class 8 were learning a Samba dance routine as part of our Rio Di Vida topic. They have really enjoyed learning and mastering key moves such as the shimmy, carnival clap and the samba roll. [gallery size="full"...

“Rio Da Vida”

“Rio Da Vida”

The children thoroughly enjoyed making a mask in art in their Rio Da Vida topic. They first started by practising the skills of using modroc by scrunching up newspaper into either a ball shape or a horse shoe shape. The children then applied the modroc using water...

“Learn a new skill”

“Learn a new skill”

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...

“Learn a new skill”

“Learn a new skill”

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...

“Learn a new skill”

“Learn a new skill”

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...

Stay and Play Feb 2024

Stay and Play Feb 2024

Nursery have had two stay and play afternoons this half term, linked to Chinese New Year. The children have absolutely loved learning about the dragon and lion dances which are performed to celebrate Chinese New Year. We had a range of exciting activities for the...

Stay & Play Jan 2024

Stay & Play Jan 2024

The children in the Two Year Old Provision really enjoyed having their parents and family members to come and play at our stay and play session. We had lots of activities celebrating Chinese New Year such as decorating our own lanterns and coolie hats.  Fun was had by...

Very high standards

Very high standards

Royd Nursery Infant School received a visit from Sheffield City Council Food Hygiene and we are pleased to announce that Mrs Priest and her team were able to achieve the highest rating available 5 Stars. 5 Stars represents “Very high standards of compliance with food...

Rock Steady Concert Dec 2023

Rock Steady Concert Dec 2023

On Thursday 21st December, some children participated in a 'Rock Steady' concert. The children have been rehearsing weekly and performed as part of a band. Within the band the children had the opportunity to either play the drums, guitar, keyboard or they took on the...

Rio Da Vida Music Workshop

Rio Da Vida Music Workshop

Key Stage 1 have really enjoyed their music workshop this morning as part of their Rio Da Vida topic!  As part of the workshop, pupils carried out warm up activities that involved following using body percussion. After that, the children were split into two groups...

Switch off Fortnight

Switch off Fortnight

Royd Nursery Infant School have completed the annual ‘Switch off Fortnight’ campaign and children across school have loved learning about saving energy! As a Green Flag (with distinction) Eco School, we understand the importance of promoting wastage and reducing our...

Diwali

Diwali

In Reception we like to celebrate other cultures and their celebrations. During the Autumn term we have learnt all about the festival of Diwali. This is a festival celebrated by many all around the world and is known as the festival of light. In class one we have...

Piet Mondrian

Piet Mondrian

The children in class 2 have been learning about what an artist does.  The children came up with some fantastic ideas and said that artists 'are really good at painting', 'artists love to draw' and 'artists are really good at making different things'.  We talked about...

Hockey

Hockey

This half term, the children in class 7 are learning how to play hockey in outdoor PE. They are really enjoying learning and mastering key skills such as dribbling, push pass, slap pass and shooting all whilst trying to hold the hockey stick correctly using a V grip!...

Memory Box – History

Memory Box – History

Our Topic this half term is 'Memory Box'. In their History lessons, Class 9 have been exploring Victorian toys. They looked at how toys have changed from past to present and learnt the names of some key Victorian toys such as the Diabolo and the Cup and Ball. The...

What is a shadow?

What is a shadow?

This half term's topic is based around the theme 'What is a shadow?'. The children in the 2 year provision have enjoyed exploring the different areas of the room including drawing using charcoal to create a shadow picture distinguishing the different marks they make....

Nursery ‘What is a shadow?’

Over the past two weeks, the children in Nursery have been exploring our new theme 'What is a shadow?'. Children have been listening to the story 'Don't wake up the bear' and have been using our small world area to act out the story using figures and masks. The...

Arts Week Nov 2023

Arts Week Nov 2023

Our theme for arts week in the 2-year provision was based on the story ‘The Owl Babies’.  The children have really enjoyed doing the various activities around this theme. They have enjoyed using a variety of resources such as felt, buttons, feathers, paper, material...

Nursery’s Arts week

In Nursery the children have been immersed in our arts week. The theme around our arts week has been around the story ‘Snow Bear’ by Tony Mitton. Children have been given the choice to take part in various art activities within the provision setting. We have tried our...

Arts week Nov 2023

Arts week Nov 2023

The children in Reception have had a brilliant arts week where they based all of their art activities on the story 'The Foggy Foggy Forest'.  Throughout the fortnight, the children have used different media and materials to create lots of fantastic artwork.  The...

Class 7 Arts week Nov 2023

Class 7 Arts week Nov 2023

Class 7 focused on the environment 'At the Beach' for Arts Week. We have looked at the different animals that you might find when you're on the beach and we have also identified different structures and objects you might spot there too! We also learned a range of...

Victorian Classroom Class 8 Oct 2023

Victorian Classroom Class 8 Oct 2023

On 30th October, Class 8 visited the Victorian Classroom in Barnsley. Miss Sharp met us off the coach and we were quickly transported back in time to 1883! We had to dress up – flat caps and waistcoats for the boys and mop caps and pinafores for the girls. In 1883...

Arts week – rainforests!

Arts week – rainforests!

Class 8's focus during Arts week has been the rainforest. We have used a range of artistic techniques to create a variety of animals, trees and plants that you might find in the rainforest. Some cute and adorable, and others ginormous and scary! Throughout the week,...

Arts Week – Under the Sea

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 the first day, we created an ocean waves painting using sponges, paint brushes and our finger tips. We...

Charter Mark for Quality Award – Oct 2023

Charter Mark for Quality Award – Oct 2023

Did you know? The Foundation Stage team at Royd Nursery Infant School hold the Charter Mark for Quality Award provided by the Sheffield Local Authority. In order to achieve the award Royd Nursery Infant School had to complete audits on the provision, underpinned by...