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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Y5 footballers finish season unbeaten!

Written on March 31, 2016 at 12:29 pm, by

A huge well done to our Y5 boys football team, who have achieved the rare feat of going through their season unbeaten. Following convincing wins against Totley All Saints and Ann’s Grove, the boys came up against a tougher test in their final match against Norton – themselves also unbeaten. Right from the off, the  Continue Reading »

Record turn out at PTA Easter Egg Hunt

Written on March 18, 2016 at 4:31 pm, by

The annual Easter Egg Hunt was a huge success this weekend with over 160 kids hunting around the school grounds searching for coloured sticks in order to claim their Easter prizes.  The weather was perfectly spring like allowing the PTA to display the prizes outside.  Many bacon sandwiches later (and some serious hints from Mr  Continue Reading »

Y2’s sewing work!

Written on March 18, 2016 at 8:39 am, by

Last week Betsy’s Mum and Mrs Westnedge helped us with a sewing afternoon in Year Two. We had to decorate a patch of material for the shop White Stuff. This was for a competition they were running. Each patch that was brought in meant a £5 donation to their chosen charity. We were given a certificate  Continue Reading »

Virtual Velodrome

Written on March 17, 2016 at 4:34 pm, by

On Monday, Year 5 had the opportunity to test their speedy cycling skills in a virtual velodrome. Everyone had the chance to take part in a time trial around the track. in Maths, we children were challenged to look closely at the data we gathered. Some teams chose to investigate if there was a link  Continue Reading »

Expanded Column Addition

Written on March 11, 2016 at 12:32 pm, by

This week in Y2 we have been learning how to use the expanded column addition method to solve problems. Some of the children have created a handy ‘how to’ video to help you with this at home! Scan the QR code below to watch.    

Y5 footballers make it two wins in a row

Written on March 10, 2016 at 9:01 pm, by

Our Y5 boys football team put on another fine show as they travelled to Ann’s Grove school today and clinched a 2-0 victory. On a muddy pitch, the team passed and moved impressively and displayed the same high levels of energy as in their previous win last month. Although our boys dominated early possession, Ann’s  Continue Reading »

Y6 Art Attack

Written on March 10, 2016 at 3:11 pm, by

This afternoon, Y6 got arty and created a giant art attack. Have a look at our short animoto to see what we made!

South Yorkshire School Games Gymnastics Champions!

Written on March 9, 2016 at 4:38 pm, by

Today, Wednesday 9th March, 5 Year 4 gymnasts heading to the South Yorkshire School Games, to compete in the Year 3/4 Advanced competition. We set off early from school and were excited to arrive at the EIS, Sheffield, for our opening ceremony. After watching a professional freestyle football player, it was time to warm up  Continue Reading »

Totley Gymnasts battle with the best!

Written on March 9, 2016 at 4:25 pm, by

On Sunday 28th February, 12 excited gymnasts and 2 very blurry eyed members of staff, set off to Hull at the crack of dawn! They were competing in the Yorkshire Schools Under 11 Floor and Vault Gymnastics Championships and were up against many seasoned competitors. The mixed team of Sam, Evie (Y4), Erin, Sophie, Evie  Continue Reading »

World Book Day at Totley

Written on March 3, 2016 at 8:18 pm, by

What a brilliant time we have had today! World Book Day was honoured in fine style at Totley Primary as children of all ages (staff included!) dressed up as favourite book characters. Costumes, hair and make up had all been preened to perfection as a full range of amazing characters walked up the school drive this  Continue Reading »