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Monthly Archives: April 2016

Sheffield Hallam Help our Budding Year 4 Scientists

Written on April 26, 2016 at 4:10 pm, by

On Thursday 14th April, Year 4, a class of mad scientists, were treated to a morning filled with experiments! They learnt about food chains, volcanoes and food webs and had a fantastic morning with ‘real’ scientists. Thank you Sheffield Hallam for giving up your time and organising such a fantastic morning for us! If you  Continue Reading »

Year 4’s trip to Cadbury World

Written on April 26, 2016 at 4:06 pm, by

To kick off Year 4’s chocolate topic, they visited Cadbury World to get some inspiration for questions to answer during the Summer Term.   Everyone had a fabulous day, with great weather and they represented Totley Primary School impeccably!   Watch our animoto to see what we got up to!  

Anti-Racism Workshop through Football

Written on April 26, 2016 at 4:04 pm, by

During the afternoon of Tuesday 12th April, Year 4 were treated to a football session run by Qualitas. The aim of the session was to look at racism and discrimination, and to link it to their slavery topic. Everyone had an action packed afternoon creating posters, presenting them and then learning some football skills to  Continue Reading »

Science Ambassadors!

Written on April 22, 2016 at 5:19 pm, by

A huge thank you for the amount of effort put into the applications to be one of Totley’s Science Ambassadors. I am pleased to announce that the following children have been chosen to help me to develop Science at Totley over the coming months: Caragh (Y3), Thomas (Y3), Hattie (Y3), Theo (Y4), Will (Y4), Felix  Continue Reading »

Y2 Ugly Bug Ball

Written on April 22, 2016 at 5:14 pm, by

On Wednesday we had an Ugly Bug Ball to introduce our new ‘Minibeasts’ topic. We had a great day of exploring the school to find different bugs, creating our own minibeasts for the classroom and (a personal highlight) having a minibeast feast! Thank you so much for all of the food brought in – it  Continue Reading »

VE Day Party!!

Written on April 21, 2016 at 6:40 pm, by

This afternoon Y6 celebrated VE day in style!! All of the children came dressed in 1940’s fashion and we were joined by nearly 50 guests to enjoy the party. . The children had worked hard to organise the event so we could revel in games, banners, food, dancing and singing! Here are a few photos  Continue Reading »

Looking forward to a great summer term!

Written on April 21, 2016 at 4:56 pm, by

What an exciting time of year it is, with Spring having truly sprung and lots to look forward to as summer approaches. With (hopefully!) better weather on our side, our classes will be taking more of their learning outdoors as our teachers seek to make the most of the fantastic school grounds we are blessed  Continue Reading »

Big Pedal launch

Written on April 21, 2016 at 9:40 am, by

Our participation in this year’s Big Pedal competition got off to a great start with beautiful sunny weather and a great turn out for our special breakfast. Thanks to Amy and our Y5/6 BikeIt crew for coming in early and hosting the event so professionally – the toast, juice and crumpets went down a treat!  Continue Reading »

Year 5 and the Halle Orchestra

Written on April 20, 2016 at 8:00 am, by

Year 5 were lucky enough to see the Halle Orchestra at City Hall last Friday. Check out the video below for highlights of our great morning!

Y1’s Sunflowers

Written on April 15, 2016 at 2:13 pm, by

We have started our new topic this half term which is all about plants and how they grow. We are really excited about this topic as there are so many different things for us to do and investigate! One of our learning questions was, ‘How do plants grow?’ so we decided as a class that  Continue Reading »