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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Parent Governor Vacancies – February 2014

Written on February 24, 2014 at 12:15 pm, by

ELECTION OF TWO PARENTAL REPRESENTATIVES TO THE  GOVERNING BODY OF TOTLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL 2014 Would you like to be a Governor Totley Primary school?   As you may know, a number of places on the Governing Bodies of schools are reserved for parents. We have four Parent Governor places at Totley and there are are two vacancies  Continue Reading »

Happy Valentine’s Day

Written on February 14, 2014 at 12:25 pm, by

We celebrated Valentine’s Day in fine style by enjoying a romantic lunchtime in the dining room.  Love hearts, roses and scented petals were the order of the day as Amy, Joanne and the catering team decorated the dining room.

Dance clubbers throw some amazing shapes!

Written on February 14, 2014 at 10:47 am, by

Well done to the children in our KS1 and KS2 dance clubs, who entertained us today with a special assembly. The girls work hard every Thursday and Friday lunchtime with their coaches, Jodie and Sammy, from Gemini Dance School – who came along to support the children today. The infants performed their “Let’s Get Ready  Continue Reading »

How We Teach Reading

Written on February 13, 2014 at 3:44 pm, by

Here are the PowerPoint Slides from the Parent Information Meeting that we held on 14th January 2014 to explain how we teach reading through phonics.   Please don’t hesitate to contact Mrs Nicholson or Mrs Llewellyn or indeed any member of staff if you require any further information on how we teach reading. phonics_powerpoint_for parents  Continue Reading »

Phonic Parents Meeting Notes

Written on February 13, 2014 at 2:14 pm, by

Click the link below to see the notes from the Phonics Parents meeting held for FS2 and KS1 in January. Powerpoint for Phonics Parents Meeting

February Half Term Events at Totley Library

Written on February 11, 2014 at 10:03 am, by

Totley Library will be holding the following events during the Half Term break. Tuesday 25th February between 2.00pm and 3.00pm The Green Top Circus Skills Workshop for children aged 6 and above.  Juggling, plate spinning and diablo skills can all be learnt at what promises to be a great afternoon. Wednesday 26th February between 10.00 a.m  Continue Reading »

Fruit trees for Totley

Written on February 10, 2014 at 11:46 am, by

This week year 3 planted four fruit trees in the school grounds.  Following weeks of heavy rain, the ground was very soft to dig and we all ended up with very muddy boots! We planted two apple trees, a plum and a pear.  Hopefully there will be fruit for us to eat in the next  Continue Reading »

Discovery Kitchen puts us in the Mood for Food!

Written on February 7, 2014 at 11:36 am, by

We had a brilliant experience as we welcomed Georgina and her Discovery Kitchen workshop to school. First Georgina taught us about the importance of eating healthily and showed us how to make cooking fun for all the family. Next we got involved in the practical side of things by getting those aprons on and getting  Continue Reading »

Film Night – Friday 14 February 2014

Written on February 5, 2014 at 2:04 pm, by

The PTA will be running a film night straight after school on Friday 14 February 2014. See poster below for details. Download a PDF of the poster and reply slip here: Film Night 2014 letter

Now we’re an academy!

Written on February 2, 2014 at 12:44 pm, by

Friday 31st January was a very special day for us as it marked the final day before the school’s conversion to academy status on the 1st February. Although we will still be “Totley Primary School”, it means that we will be part of the Mercia Learning Trust and have even closer links to King Ecgbert  Continue Reading »