KS1 Dark Day

The children in Key Stage One had a very exciting start to their day today…they found out that they would be spending the whole morning working in the dark! The lights were turned off and the windows blacked out. The classrooms were then decorated in a wonderful array of colourful lights. “I had to do my work with a torch!” The adults and children carried on their morning as normal with the added excitement of warm hot chocolate and marshmallows outside. Inside they learned about shadows and tried to make there own lights using the electric circuits in the science area. 

Sports Day

On Tuesday we had a very enjoyable Sports Day with KS1 and Reception in the morning and KS2 in the afternoon.

Have a look at the photos below.

Year 2 meet Ron and Pat

Year 2 have been pen friends with Ron and Pat for nearly two years now.  Finally, they were able to meet them yesterday!

Have a look at their writing and photographs of their visit.  I think they were even more excited to meet them than when they met Father Christmas!

Ron and Pat

KS1 Superhero Sports Day

Written by Poppy and Zac.
Friday 15 of April was our super hero sports day for our topic Fighting Fit. Everyone came in sports clothes or football kits and we paid £1 for charity. Some of the sports we did were football, running, netball, indoor-bowling and hockey! My favourite was Lindy Hop (Zac). My favourite was yoga (Poppy). After we had lunch we had a prize for the sportsman and sportswoman of the day. Jack and Amelia where the winners! We finished by turning ourselves into Superheroes using face paint and making capes. We all had a fantastic day!

KS1 visit Poppies from the Tower of London

Report written by Miss Baxendale.
Last week the children in Key Stage One went to see the Tower of London Poppies at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Both the children and adults were very moved by the art instillation. Whilst observing the display, the children thought about what each poppy represented and talked about any feelings they were experiencing.
During Willow’s visit, they met a lady who was 102 years old. She spoke about her experiences of the war and was very complimentary of the behaviour of our children whilst they listened carefully to her.
Year 2 spent time sketching the poppies and wrote words around their drawings to describe how they were feeling. The children were very respectful and clearly have a very good understanding of the importance of remembering and paying respect to those who fought for their country.
During the afternoon each class went on a long walk around the extensive grounds of the Sculpture Park, searching for wildlife and talking about how the woodland comes to life at night. This was a wonderful trip and the children certainly gained a lot from it!

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