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    • 17 December 2020

      Our Fundraising

      Last week, the children in Year 5 held a fundraising event to support the Hemsworth Food Pantry. The charity has been set up to support local residents who are struggling from the effects of Covid-19.  In class, the …

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    • 09 December 2020

      Surviving The Stone Age

      This term, the children in Year 3 have been learning about life in the Stone Age during their history lessons. The children have learnt how people used to live in caves at the start of the Stone Age as they didn’t know how …

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    • 04 December 2020

      Terrific Times Tables

      This term, the children in Lower Key Stage 2 have been working hard to learn and recall multiplication and division facts.    During their maths lessons, the children have listened to songs and learnt dance …

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    • 25 November 2020

      Settlement Patterns

      This term, the children in Year 6 have been learning about the different types of land use patterns in their geography lessons. The children have used maps to find out more about recreational, industrial, agricultural, …

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    • 19 November 2020

      Relationships and Health

      This term, all the children in our school have been doing a new subject in their class called relationships and health. The children have been learning about families and people who care for them, respectful friendships and …

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    • 13 November 2020

      Match of the Day

      This term, the children in Year 6 are having the chance to continue to work with the Leeds United Foundation by taking part in a special after-school club. As well as improving their football skills, the children are learning …

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    • 06 November 2020

      Terrific Scientific

      Recently, the children in Year 4 have been conducting an investigating in science to look at the effect of different liquids on our teeth. The children looked at the changes to an egg when it was left in cola, orange juice and …

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    • 23 October 2020

      Reading Rocks

      This half-term, all the children in our early years setting have been enjoying listening to an adult read a book to them every day. The children have listened to classic stories such as “The Tiger who Came to Tea” …

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    • 14 October 2020

      Myths and Legends

      This week, the children in Year 5 have been working as a team to produce a special dance about “Theseus and the Minotaur”. Since the start of this term, the children have had the chance to read some Greek myths as …

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    • 09 October 2020

      Leading the Way

      This half-term, the Year 6 children are taking part in a special PE lesson each week led by the Leeds United Foundation.  The children are learning how to become a better sports leader.  They are taking part in …

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    • 01 October 2020

      Charitable Christians

      This week, Year 5 had a special visit from the vicar, Father Robert Hart, of St Helen’s Church to talk about his faith and how he helps others. The class have been learning about the role of community, voluntary and …

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    • 25 September 2020

      Riveting Reads

      This week, some new books arrived in school which our Year 6 children will be able to take home and read throughout the academic year. Reading continues to be a main focus for the academy and it is important that our children …

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    • 17 September 2020

      Welcome Back!

      This week, after more than five months away for some children, we finally welcomed all of our children back into school. The children have been introduced to new safety measures in order to ensure that everyone can …

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    • 20 March 2020

      Super Sculptures

      This week, Year 3 visited the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield to get inspiration from Barbara Hepworth’s artwork.  The children went around the galleries and chose the artwork that was their favourite or most …

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    • 12 March 2020

      Down on the Farm

      Last Thursday, the children in our Lower Foundation Stage got the opportunity to meet lots of animals as part of their “Down on the Farm” topic. In different enclosures outside the classroom, the children had …

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    • 06 March 2020

      Greta and the Giants

      This year, our children celebrated World Book Day by reading "Greta and the Giants’ and they took part in lots of different activities about the story.  Some children acted out how people were feeling when …

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    • 27 February 2020

      Geog Your Memory!

      This term, the children in Year 5 have been learning and remembering more about South America in their geography lessons. The children have been taking parts in lots of activities to remember the names of the countries in …

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    • 12 February 2020

      Stars of the Stage

      This half-term, the children in Years 3 and 4 had the opportunity to learn new drama skills in an after-school club led by a specialist teacher from a local theatre company. The children created elaborate stories in a group …

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    • 06 February 2020

      Cracking the Code

      This term, the children in Year 6 have been making their own computer game using and applying some of the skills that they have learnt from previous year groups. The children have built on the skills that they have used when …

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    • 30 January 2020

      Strictly Dancing

      Recently, some children in Years 5 and 6 have been taking part in an after-school club hosted by a dance leader from Castleford Tigers. Each week, the children have been learning different types of dances which have included …

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