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Monthly Archives: October 2015

What do I want to be when I grow up?

Written on October 23, 2015 at 3:39 pm, by

As part of our topic during this Autumn Half Term, our final task was think about what it is we want to do when we grow up! We talked about how we might get these types of jobs, whether we would need to go to university or not and why we wanted to do them.  Continue Reading »

PTA Halloween Disco – No tricks, but lots of treats!

Written on October 23, 2015 at 8:47 am, by

Wow! What an amazing Halloween Disco! Yet again, the PTA have put on an absolutely awesome event for our children! With dancing, sweets, tattoos, a photo booth and even refreshments for the parents, a brilliant time was had by all. The children, as always, entered into the spirit of dressing up and we had lots of extremely creative costumes,  Continue Reading »

Harvest 2015

Written on October 20, 2015 at 8:32 pm, by

We had a splendid afternoon in church today, celebrating our annual Harvest festival. As always, we were warmly welcomed by Reverend Paul Oakley and performed a range of songs and poems around our theme of “Gathering”. Thank you to all who attended the services and supported the children. Thank you also for the generous donations  Continue Reading »

Book and Bun Sale

Written on October 20, 2015 at 8:26 pm, by

Our very first PTA book and bun sale was a storming success, with many satisfied customers taking home exciting new things to read in one hand, with a home-baked tasty treat in the other. Thank you to all the people who gave generously to the sale and to the ever helpful PTA members for giving  Continue Reading »

Year 5 at the National Space Centre

Written on October 19, 2015 at 4:16 pm, by

On Friday 16th October, Year 5 had a fabulous day at the National Space Centre, Leicester. The children had a fun-filled day touring the galleries, admiring real rockets and enriching the learning that has taken place in the classroom. Everyone in Y5 made us proud and did a fantastic job of representing Totley. There are a few  Continue Reading »

Thank You Mrs Hargraves

Written on October 16, 2015 at 8:52 am, by

Year 4 wrote a poem for Mrs Hargraves because she is leaving Totley Primary School. We will all miss her very much and everyone would like to say a big thank you for all of her hard work. M Magnificent Mrs Hargraves is leaving us this week. R Remember how good she is. S She is  Continue Reading »

Our First Golden Lock Winner!

Written on October 14, 2015 at 4:46 pm, by

Well done to Will, who was our first lucky winner of the Golden Lock competition. Our Bike It crew will be selecting a random bike / scooter on a random day once per week and hang the golden lock over the handlebars. Will swapped the lock for a bike computer – what a great prize!  Continue Reading »

On a dark, dark hill…

Written on October 9, 2015 at 4:25 pm, by

Over the past few weeks we have been looking at the Funny Bones stories in Y1 and we have had lot’s of fun looking at the language used and making up our own stories! The stories link really well to our topic at the moment which is ‘Ourselves’ and we have had a great time  Continue Reading »

Performance Poetry in Year 5.

Written on October 9, 2015 at 3:47 pm, by

On Wednesday, children wrote their own poems and performed them to the class. They were fantastic! Here is an example…   The Strange Granny “What’s that dear?” asked the teacher to the boy, “It’s Granny,” said the boy. “But Grannies don’t have six packs, green hair and only polka dot bras and pants to wear!”  Continue Reading »

An update from 1509…

Written on October 9, 2015 at 2:33 pm, by

Year 4 have been sent back in time this term and we are currently living in the Tudor period. We began by working out whereabouts in History we now were on a timeline and then identified what our King’s (Henry VIII) family tree was. He had so many wives!?! We’ve built our own style Wattle and  Continue Reading »