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Monthly Archives: November 2016

Year 5 go back in time!

Written on November 24, 2016 at 5:44 pm, by

Year 5 journeyed back to 1883 and experienced a day in the life of a Victorian school child.   Check out the pictures in our Animoto!   https://animoto.com/play/1MDax1soSDVt2LuSwn2P5w  

Y2’s Rocket launch!!

Written on November 18, 2016 at 4:15 pm, by

The Y2s had a great day with Mrs Holmes testing out some rocket designs to help send Beegu home. We started by deciding how we could improve Miss Goodbody’s then we built and tested them in small groups. https://animoto.com/play/OkpL5z0bv4o2njT6Or4Jhw Click on our Animoto link to have a peek at some of our amazing designs!!  

Totley’s Junior Science Ambassadors!

Written on November 17, 2016 at 2:33 pm, by

We had an amazing day yesterday for our Junior Science Ambassador training day!! The Y5s were an absolute credit to the school and did us all proud. They engaged in a huge range of different science investigations with children from Dore and Greystones. They were designed to be simple enough for them to complete independently but  Continue Reading »

Creative Writing for Remembrance

Written on November 11, 2016 at 5:16 pm, by

To mark Remembrance Day, the whole school took part in a Creative Writing morning. Children were welcomed with a sea of Poppies which had been made by them earlier in the week. Following a Remembrance assembly, which the year 6 children led, the whole school wrote their own poems. The atmosphere in school was fantastic  Continue Reading »

Can you pull all the right strings to become a master puppeteer?

Written on November 6, 2016 at 4:32 pm, by

In Year Three we have reached the end of our ‘Puppets’ learning journey; please watch the Animoto below and so you can see everything we have been up to. We have seen some incredible projects from home, including puppet shows, puppets, puppet theatres and play scripts. These have positively impacted upon the children’s enthusiasm for  Continue Reading »

Cross Country Report – Bradfield

Written on November 6, 2016 at 9:37 am, by

It was a bright but chilly day on Saturday 5th November at Bradfield School for the third cross country race of the season. Totley Primary School had a record turnout of 13 runners taking part across the four races and the team welcomed newcomers Hattie Wragg and Tom Trickett who both ran fantastically well in  Continue Reading »