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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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    • 24 January 2020

      Mastering Maths

      Recently, one of our governors visited the school to find out more about how we are using “Quick 5” to boost the progress that our children make in their maths lessons. Every Friday, children in Key Stage 2 take …

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    • 16 January 2020

      Perfect Pizzas

      Before the holidays, the school held its termly Always Green event and our children got the chance to go to design and make a chocolate pizza! The children attend the Always Green event when they stay on green all term by …

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    • 19 December 2019

      Sketch Up!

      This half-term, the children in Year 6 have been using a 3D modelling program called Sketch Up to improve how they present information on the computer.This half-term, the children in Year 6 have been using a 3D modelling …

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    • 13 December 2019

      WW2 Time Travellers

      Recently, the children in Year 6 went back in time to find out what life was like at school during World War Two. The children visited Armley Mills in Leeds and took part in lots of activities that children would have done during …

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    • 03 December 2019

      Crazy Challenges

      Last week, children from Year 6 went on an adventurous trip to Robinwood where they conquered their fears and learnt lots of new skills! During the visit, the children did challenges which meant they had to take risks as well …

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    • 28 November 2019

      Keyboard Kids

      This term, the children in Year 5 have been learning how to play the keyboard with increasing accuracy and fluency during their music lessons. The children intially learnt the acronym "FACE” which helped them …

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    • 22 November 2019

      The Great Debate

      Last week, all of our children took part in a whole-class debate, organised by the School Council, to discuss an issue linked to animal welfare. Some of the debates the classes took part in were, "Should all zoos in …

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