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Monthly Archives: March 2018

KS1 SATS Information

Written on March 28, 2018 at 8:43 am, by

Last night, we had an information evening about the KS1 SATs the the Y2 children will be sitting in May. Here are the slides from the evening. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to pop in and see me or the Y2 team. Mike Barnes Ks1-SATs-evening

KS2 SATs information

Written on March 28, 2018 at 8:13 am, by

Last night, we had an information evening about the KS2 SATs the the Y6 children will be sitting in May. Here are the slides from the evening. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to pop in and see me. Coralie Corrin KS2-SATS1

Virtual Velodrome

Written on March 26, 2018 at 4:18 pm, by

This afternoon, Y5 had a go at a ‘Virtual Velodrome’ with each child having a chance to cycle a flying lap and post the best time possible! Everyone managed to cross the line in under 30 seconds, well done! For more details and photos, visit the Y5 class blog tpsblackman.edublogs.org

Year 4 become surgeons

Written on March 23, 2018 at 6:22 pm, by

Today, Year 4 had the brilliant experience of dissection. Melissa, who runs our STEM Club each week, taught children how to identify the organs and their uses. We explored the ins and outs (quite literally) of lungs, hearts and livers. Check out the video montage of our lesson. Be warned, it’s not for the squeamish!

Y1 Science week and Totley Book Day

Written on March 23, 2018 at 4:30 pm, by

This half term in year 1 we have been extremely busy and learned some amazing things. We thoroughly enjoyed our plants topic and even managed to fit in some extra work during Science Week. We had a visit from some students from The University of Sheffield, they taught us all about microbes! We made our  Continue Reading »

World Book day and spelling fun in Y6

Written on March 23, 2018 at 2:30 pm, by

On Thursday, we had our own Totley Book Day. As well as dressing up, we enjoyed playing a range of spelling games. Here are some pictures of our fun.

Science Week

Written on March 23, 2018 at 1:55 pm, by

Last week, Y5 had an amazing visit from a scientist who came along with a working 3D printer! It was fantastic to see it in action and the children even had a chance to draw their own 3D shapes using 3D printing pens. As well as this, we had a visit from a group of  Continue Reading »

Checking the weather

Written on March 19, 2018 at 4:13 pm, by

This afternoon, we used the techniques we learnt on Friday to monitor the weather. I didn’t think we’d really need to be measuring the depth of the snow at this time of year…

Happy science week!!

Written on March 16, 2018 at 4:35 pm, by

What an amazing week we have had!! Thank you to everybody who has contributed in any way to the fantastic week our children have had. I just wanted to share a small selection of the photos we have taken this week. Our little scientists looked fab dressed up for the day today. We have had visits  Continue Reading »

Year 4 and the Wonderful Weather

Written on March 16, 2018 at 3:57 pm, by

In not so wonderful weather, Year 4 set off to Weston Park to launch our new weather topic! Alison, our expert for the day, taught us how to record the weather each day. We’ll be tracking the cloud cover and type, precipitation, wind speed and direction and temperature every day of our topic. The day  Continue Reading »