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Today, the children in Eagles class have been exploring chalk pastels and the wide range of techniques that can be achieved when using them. The children have been learning skills such as blending, feathering and drawing. They have also learnt how to use small strokes, pointillism, hatching and twisting to achieve different effects. The children …

In maths, we have been learning about the language of ‘greater than, less than and equal to’ and have been using the symbols <, > and = to represent this. The children have worked with their partner and have used concrete apparatus to demonstrate their understanding. Here are some pictures of us in action!

Eagles started this half term’s topic ‘Hooray, Let’s Go On Holiday’ with an exciting entry point today. Our outdoor area became a travel agents as the children explored holidays around the world. They took on the roles of the travel agents or customers and booked and arranged holidays. They had to consider the amount of …

Local History Study Exit Point | 21 Jul 2021

As our exit point, Jacob from Codswallop came to visit our school. He helped us to bring our recent history topic to life through drama. We learnt about Harry Ramsden and the famous Harry Corbett (writer of the Sooty Show) both of whom were born in Guiseley. We explored what it might have been like …

A strange and mysterious thing happened one morning at Tranmere Park Primary School. Mrs Hodgson had arrived at school to find a strange sight on the top banks. There were footprints, broken pieces of metal, some crime scene tape and lots of other unusual objects! Mrs Hodgson wanted Key Stage One to find out more …

Eagles Class becomes a Nurse Training School for the day! | 26 May 2021

Our topic this half term has been ‘People from the Past’. Throughout this topic, the children have learnt about 3 famous nurses – Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole and Edith Cavell. As our exit point, we turned our classroom into a nurse training school for the day. The children came into school dressed as nurses and …

Win £5000 of books for School! | 23 May 2021

National Book Tokens are currently running a competition where schools can win £5000 of vouchers for their school library. The more votes schools receive, the greater their chance of winning this fabulous prize! Please help Tranmere Park Primary School by clicking on the link below and voting for us. The voting form can be found …

The life of Mary Seacole | 18 May 2021

As part of our work on People from the Past, the children have been learning about the life of Mary Seacole – a famous nurse who helped injured soldiers in the Crimean War. The children have been learning about chronology and have been sequencing key events from Mary’s life. Today the children worked in groups …

Our topic this half term is ‘People for the Past – Significant People’. As our entry point, the children became historical detectives, investigating three famous nurses – Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole and Edith Cavell. The children worked in small groups and used IPads and books to find out more about their lives. The children have …

Today the children took part in the Leeds School Games Easter Egg Hunt. During their PE lesson, Eagles ran around the school grounds locating hidden eggs. They worked in groups to complete the task and they were all extremely eggcited to be taking part. Well done to all the children for settling back into school …
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