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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Summer 2016 Plant Orders

Written on February 29, 2016 at 2:46 pm, by

Let’s make Totley bloom! Bedding Plants and Hanging Baskets – the gift that gives all summer long! Or give yourself a bit of summer love! Brighten up your borders, add perfume to your pots and hang those baskets with pride! Let’s make Totley bloom this summer! Totley Primary School PTA has been bringing colour to  Continue Reading »

Monsters in FS2

Written on February 27, 2016 at 4:41 pm, by

In Spring 1 FS2 were asking the question Have You Ever Seen a Monster? Watch our Animoto to see what we got up to!

Y5 boys kick off their season with a win

Written on February 26, 2016 at 4:46 pm, by

The Y5 boys’ football team got their season off to a cracking start with a comprehensive 3-0 win over local rivals, Totley All Saints. Right from the first whistle, the boys demonstrated quick thinking and alertness, with Noah grabbing an opportunist’s goal within the first minute. All Saints then rallied and defended with determination until  Continue Reading »

Super Hero Science

Written on February 26, 2016 at 12:43 pm, by

Year 5 and 6 were challenged with a perilous mission: to retrieve gold stolen by the evil Lex Luther! We’ve learnt about pulley mechanisms, acids and alkalies, air resistance and air pressure. Take a look at the video (click the lick below) to see what we’ve been up to!

Radio 2 500 Words 2016

Written on February 25, 2016 at 5:13 pm, by

The children have all entered a story into the Radio 2 500 words competition. All of the children have written their own story. Mrs Corrin bought in lots of different objects from home including an ‘angry birds’ pig soft toy, an old clock, a gem pendant, a Lego man and an old photograph. The children  Continue Reading »

Superhero Science!

Written on February 25, 2016 at 2:37 pm, by

We have had an amazing week so far… Here is a sneaky peek at some of the activities we have been doing across school… Keep your eyes peeled for more updates!

Y2’s dinosaur delivery…

Written on February 16, 2016 at 4:15 pm, by

We had a mysterious delivery today… It was from the Natural History Museum! We had been sent some dinosaur eggs to look after.   We created nests for our eggs to go in and thought carefully about how to protect them. We are going to write some instructions for how to look after them… Hopefully they  Continue Reading »

Year Two Castles

Written on February 4, 2016 at 5:42 pm, by

We have really enjoyed our Castles topic this half term. There have been so many exciting activities all squeezed into a very short half term. Thank you, as always, for everything you do to support the children and myself. Sit back, relax and enjoy our final animoto of the topic!   (We are already VERY  Continue Reading »

Y2’s crazy catapult capers!

Written on February 4, 2016 at 4:37 pm, by

We had great fun in the hall today testing our catapults.. We could see that lots of effort had been put in at home to create these.       We settled down to have our final competition and the winner was…… Harry!! His marshmallow flew a magnificent 10 metres and 39 centimetres! A worthy winner.  Continue Reading »

Superhero Science!!!!

Written on February 4, 2016 at 3:58 pm, by

As part of our work this year on promoting science at Totley we are going to have a ‘Superhero Science’ week, beginning on the 22nd of February. Each class will be getting involved with investigations and experiments to help our superheroes in their fight against the vicious villains. Over half term Batman needs our help  Continue Reading »