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    • 07 May 2021

      Super Striker

      This week, Year 1 had the chance to meet and speak to Bethany England who is a footballer for Chelsea and England. The children found out more about Bethany including how she became interested in joining a girl’s …

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    • 30 April 2021

      Samba Drumming

      This half-term, the children have started to learn more about samba drumming with the help of  Wakefield Music Services. A specialist teacher has been showing the children the different instruments that are part of a …

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    • 23 April 2021

      Creating Algorithms

      This term, the children in Year 5 have been making algorithms using a Crumble in their computing lessons. The class have looked at how computer programmers make things operate.  By linking Crumble equipment to the …

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    • 26 March 2021

      Tie-Dye Designs

      This term, all of the children in Year 2 have created some tie-dye t-shirts in their design and technology lessons.  In their geography lessons, the children have been learning more about the continent of …

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    • 17 March 2021

      Reading Fluency

      This year, as part of the school’s development plan, there is a focus on supporting our children to become more fluent readers. Either in lessons or as part of a small group, the children are having plenty of …

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    • 09 March 2021

      World Book Day

      Last week, children working in school and at home celebrated World Book Day in lots of different ways. Either in the classroom or on a Teams meeting, the children shared their favourite book with their classmates. They …

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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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