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    • 19 July 2018

      Dear Mr. Gove

      This week, the children in Year 4 have been writing to Michael Gove, the Secretary of State for the Environment, to express their concerns about plastic pollution. Initially, Mr. Jackson found lots of plastic on the …

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    • 12 July 2018

      Perfect Presentation

      This week, the School Council hosted a very special morning to share all the work they have done to achieve the Investors in Pupils award for a second time. Senior leaders from schools across West Yorkshire came to the …

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    • 06 July 2018

      JLT Take The Lead

      This week, the Junior Leadership team held a special whole-school assembly to remind all the children about the importance of our British values. The children decided that they wanted to plan an assembly linked to liberty …

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    • 29 June 2018

      Investigative Science

      This week, the children in Year 1 have started to conduct a science investigation linked to their topic on animals. The children received a letter from the National Wildlife Federation explaining that, after visiting lots …

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    • 21 June 2018

      Girls, It's Time To Shine

      This week, some girls in Year 5 have been celebrating International Women in Engineering Day. The children have been learning more about the exciting opportunities that girls can have in the engineering industry.  …

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    • 14 June 2018

      The Rainbow Factory

      Last week, the children in our Upper Foundation Stage visited The Rainbow Factory as part of the work they had been doing on fairy tales. The children went on a magical adventure and had the opportunity to find out more about a …

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    • 07 June 2018

      The Ring Of Fire

      The children in Year 3 have been making the Ring of Fire in their geography lessons using the volcanoes that they have made at home. The class placed skipping ropes around the hall to make the continents of the world.  …

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    • 24 May 2018

      Down in the Garden

      This week, all the children in our Lower Foundation class have had the chance to plant their own sunflower seed. This term, the children have been exploring the great outdoors linked to their topic “Down in the …

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    • 10 May 2018

      Challenge Club!

      This half-term, the children in Lower Key Stage Two have had the chance to improve their problem solving skills by taking part in Challenge Club! The children played Tumble Trees and Chair Stack where they had to work …

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    • 03 May 2018

      Fabulous Fencing

      Last week, the children who had stayed on green all term by following our Golden Rules got the opportunity to try fencing.   Many children were trying the sport for the first time.  The trained instructor …

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    • 26 April 2018

      Digital Designers

      Recently, the children in Year 6 have had a special visit from the creative director of a local digital publishing company called Team 17. The visit, aimed to inspire more children to want to work in computing, allowed the …

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    • 29 March 2018

      Down on the Farm!

      Last Tuesday, 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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    • 22 March 2018

      Life as a Superhero!

      Last Friday, the children in our Upper Foundation Stage held a special day to celebrate the work they have been doing on superheroes! At the start of the day, the children had been left a message from Evil Pea, a character from a …

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    • 16 March 2018

      The Journey

      This week, to celebrate World Book Day, the children looked at a book called “The Journey” and took part in lots of different activities about the story. During the morning’s assembly, the children …

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    • 09 March 2018

      Budget Busters

      This term, the children have been learning more about the school budget in preparation for the school’s reassessment of the Investors in Pupils Award. During maths lessons, some children have been finding out how …

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    • 06 March 2018

      West End Tigers

      This half-term, a coach from Castleford Tigers has come into school to help the children in Year 5 improve their rugby league skills in their PE lessons. The children have learnt how to hold the ball with their fingertips when …

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    • 16 February 2018

      Expert Mathmeticians

      This term, the Junior Leadership Team have been meeting to look at ways of making sure all the children in the school are challenged during their maths lessons. The children have come up with different ideas such as making the …

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    • 08 February 2018

      Cracking the Code!

      This term, the children in Year 6 have been making their own computer game in preparation for a special visit from a professional game designer.   The children have been using Kodu in their computing lessons to learn the …

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    • 01 February 2018

      Magical Magna!

      Last week, the children in Year 2 visited Magna to learn more about the different ways of travel and how it has changed over time. The children watched a video which showed the earliest attempts of flying and some of these …

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    • 25 January 2018

      Reasoning Ralf!

      Since September, all the children in the school have been using a character called Reasoning Ralf in order to get better at mathematics. Ralf helps the children answer questions where they have to use their reasoning or …

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