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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Tree Planting!

Written on November 30, 2018 at 4:10 pm, by

Year 5 children helped plant trees around the school site today. They helped to dig, fill, bash and drill.

Tree Planting

Written on November 29, 2018 at 9:29 am, by

Yesterday, members of Year 3 Kipling helped to plant trees around the school site. Children dug holes, tickled out the roots (technical term), used a post basher to dig in support poles and fed their tree with nutrient-rich compost. Check out the pictures below! Despite the poor weather, everyone got their hands dirty to help  Continue Reading »

Igniting Creative Writing

Written on November 27, 2018 at 9:44 am, by

For our most recent Creative Writing morning, there was a twist! The children were not given a theme as usual, but they picked what and how they wanted to write. In FS2 and KS1, some children chose to design ‘Wanted’ posters, others got creative and made Top Trumps and others baked biscuits and wrote about  Continue Reading »

Year 3 and Year 6 French Remembrance

Written on November 14, 2018 at 9:01 am, by

In Year 3, we read a poem in French and listened for words we could understand and translate. In Year 6, children we wrote some sentences imagining we were soldiers in World War 1. We created cornflowers (one of the flowers of Remembrance in France).   

Remembrance at Totley Primary School

Written on November 9, 2018 at 11:50 am, by

The whole school used art to think about World War One and learn about what Remembrance means. Each class did a different style of art: FS2 used their fine motor skills to create poppy wreaths. They baked and decorated Remembrance biscuits in our new cooking room Year 1 used vegetables to make repeated printed patterns  Continue Reading »