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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Sewing in Y4

Written on March 28, 2014 at 4:50 pm, by

Y4 have started their work on slavery by creating their very own ‘freedom quilt’. We were inspired by the book ‘Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt’ which tells the story of a young family’s return to freedom from slavery.  We are busy using our sewing skills to create a quilt to show the path to freedom around our local  Continue Reading »

Mother’s Day Lunch

Written on March 28, 2014 at 2:31 pm, by

The dining room looked an absolute treat for this year’s mother’s day lunch. With spring flowers on the tables and decorations on the walls, Amy and her team created a really special atmosphere for the children to enjoy as they sat down to eat with their mums and grandmas. The food was also fit for  Continue Reading »

Year six and WW2!

Written on March 28, 2014 at 8:05 am, by

This term in Y6 we have been learning all about life during WW2. We have studied the Blitz, Life as an evacuee and looked at general day to day life during the war! One of our favourite things though, has to have been, when we re-enacted what it would have been like to be soldier  Continue Reading »

Totley Now and Then

Written on March 21, 2014 at 4:31 pm, by

This half term we are looking at the big question: ‘Where do I live?’. To answer this question we have been out of the classroom, trying to find out more about Totley. We went on our local walk, discovering lots about the most important buildings around school. After this adventure, year ones have been inspired  Continue Reading »

Castles, Dragons and Princesses!

Written on March 21, 2014 at 4:25 pm, by

Year Two have come to the  end of their Castles, Dragons and Princess topic. They have thoroughly enjoyed it, as have Mrs Taylor, Mrs Compton and myself! Please take a look at a few of the movies the children have made. They worked really hard to consider all of their learning to create their own  Continue Reading »

Toy Day in Y1

Written on March 21, 2014 at 4:15 pm, by

Hello!! A long overdue update from Year One! Last half term we had so much fun with our Toys topic. We enjoyed spending our time making and designing toys for the Foundation Stage children to share with us and we really enjoyed our end of topic Toy Day. I hope the parents who were able  Continue Reading »

FS2 Trip to Whirlow Hall Farm

Written on March 21, 2014 at 3:53 pm, by

FS2 are learning about Life Cycles this half term. We began our topic with  a lovely morning at Whirlow Hall Farm. We used some of the money the PTA gave each class to pay for a coach which was a fantastic help! Click on the link below to see some of our pictures. FS2 Whirlow  Continue Reading »

PTA Plant Sale 2014

Written on March 20, 2014 at 3:30 pm, by

Do you need any bedding plants or hanging baskets? Ordering them is easy with the PTA! To make your order, just fill in the form which can be collected from the office or downloaded here. Please return the completed order form, together with your payment, to the school office by Friday 4th April 2014. You  Continue Reading »

Alan Birch visits Y3 for Printing Workshop

Written on March 20, 2014 at 2:40 pm, by

On Monday, we welcomed Alan Birch, a professional printer, back to Y3 for the second consecutive year. Once again, he brought his amazing printing press and showed us some of his stunning black and white prints. This year, Alan inspired us to produce colour printing plates by looking at natural forms in the work of William  Continue Reading »

PTA Easter Egg Hunt 2014

Written on March 19, 2014 at 10:12 am, by