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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Master Puppeteers!

Written on March 14, 2019 at 4:59 pm, by

Last half term, Year 3 learnt all about puppets, exploring all the different types of puppets, how they have been popular throughout history and to discovering what makes an amazing puppet show! We learnt lots of different sewing techniques to create our own hand puppets and they were brilliant- (We also learnt how important it  Continue Reading »

How Does Government Work?

Written on March 14, 2019 at 3:39 pm, by

After looking at the history of our monarchy, and the reasons behind the Magna Carta, we have finally travelled ‘back to the future’! Today, we had a HUGE discussion about how a political party becomes Government. It was full of questions, debates and mature thinking. Here’s the video for anyone who would like another look  Continue Reading »

Message to the class :)

Written on March 13, 2019 at 3:51 pm, by

Hi everyone! Just a reminder that there is a Times Table Rock Star battle underway in Year 5, so keep practising! Also, here is the link to the website which gives you access to free extracts, and explore a range of books Make sure you ask permission for an adult to sign up (it’s free)  Continue Reading »

Mental Health Award Update

Written on March 10, 2019 at 11:32 am, by

Totley Primary School value the well-being of all staff and students within their community. We are delighted to be working towards The Carnegie Centre of Excellence Mental Health Award for Schools. The Department of Education recognises the direct link between positive mental health in schools and successful educational outcomes; the Mental Health Award for Schools builds on  Continue Reading »

World Book Day!

Written on March 8, 2019 at 2:14 pm, by

Yesterday, Year 5 took part in World Book Day 2019. We dressed up as our favourite characters, and brought in books to recommend to our classmates. We kicked off the day by writing our own poetry about the pleasure of books. After this, we met with Y2 Blyton, and supported them with their reading. In  Continue Reading »

Victorian Great Exhibition

Written on March 8, 2019 at 2:04 pm, by

To finish our Victorian topic, and answer the question of ‘Victorians: Dark Ages or Golden Era’, we hosted our very own Great Exhibition. Throughout the week, we designed and created our own exhibits in groups of 3. There was absolutely no help from Mr Cooper other than providing us with paper and cardboard. It was  Continue Reading »

Learn Together event feedback

Written on March 7, 2019 at 10:21 am, by

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