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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Christmas Creative Writing

Written on December 17, 2015 at 1:30 pm, by

On Wednesday, we had a whole school creative writing morning at TPS. This was an opportunity for the children to write freely in any way they chose. During assembly, a cheeky elf pinched all of the presents from under the tree! This bought lots of excitement to the whole school! The children then spent the morning  Continue Reading »

Another great gift swap morning!

Written on December 17, 2015 at 11:49 am, by

Our annual PTA gift swap was a storming success once again, as children brought in their pounds to choose gifts to give to family members this Christmas. Thank you to all the parents who came in to help wrap and label the gifts and, of course, to everybody who donated items so generously to allow  Continue Reading »

Y6 Critics’ choice!

Written on December 16, 2015 at 4:48 pm, by

The y6 children have written their very own reviews about their ‘Countdown to Christmas’ performance from last week. It certainly was the critics’ choice!!  

Mrs Wileman’s Christmas Blog

Written on December 16, 2015 at 3:06 pm, by

What a busy half term! Looking back, we have crammed so much into a short space of time that I am not sure our feet have touched the ground!! There have been so many events looking back over the last 7 weeks. We started with a dress up day (of course….this is Totley Primary School!)  Continue Reading »


Written on December 16, 2015 at 2:16 pm, by

Amy and her amazing kitchen team served up another festive feast today, as we enjoyed one of the highlights of the school year: Christmas lunch!! With succulent turkey, flavoursome stuffing, roasties, sausages, gravy, carrots and (of course) sprouts, everyone tucked into platefuls of perfection. Once again, the dining looked a treat and was trimmed up  Continue Reading »

A Nativity to Remember

Written on December 16, 2015 at 1:58 pm, by

Well done to our infants who gave the classic nativity story a whole new twist this year. They sang beautifully and used their loudest speaking voices to entertain the audience, whilst dressed in stunning costumes. What a brilliant effort!  

Christmas Craft in Year 5

Written on December 14, 2015 at 4:10 pm, by

        Today, Year 5 got crafty! Children worked hard all day, producing a card, cracker, stocking and wreath. Thank you to the parents/grandparents that called in to see how we were getting on (and a huge thank you for helping with the tidying up!!).      

Science at Totley

Written on December 14, 2015 at 2:12 pm, by

Hello!! Just an end of term message about science at Totley. This year we have been promoting science throughout school. From discussions with pupils and staff it seems that we all enjoy science here!! Especially when we get to explore our own questions and develop our understanding of the world around us through exciting investigations  Continue Reading »

What a performance!

Written on December 11, 2015 at 4:06 pm, by

Here are some snaps of our KS2 Christmas performance ‘Countdown to Christmas’. Year 6 will be writing their own review about the performance which we will bring to you next week! Watch this space…  

Victorian Nativity Story

Written on December 11, 2015 at 3:36 pm, by

In Y5 we are learning about the Victorians; we also been looking at the Nativity Story.  We then wondered what the Nativity Story would look like if God did it all again in the Victorian times.  This is what we thought… Click on the picture below to watch our video.