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Eagle Class Muddy Puddle Day and Exit point | 21 Oct 2020

This half term, our topic has been ‘Our World.’ This week we combined our Muddy Puddle Day with our exit point and explored the trees within our school grounds. We learnt the difference between deciduous and evergreen trees, identified the names of trees by looking closely at their leaves and then completed a tree/leaf study. …

Ephemeral Art | 11 Oct 2020

We have been learning about the sculptor and artist Andy Goldsworthy who grew up in Leeds. He is famous for using natural materials such as leaves, stones and logs to make outdoor sculptures and art work. He then leaves them to the elements and takes photographs of his art as it changes. We created our …

Practical Maths | 11 Oct 2020

This half term, we have been focusing on place value in Maths. We have been using concrete apparatus to help us with our counting and have been using tens frames and number tracks to identify one more/less than a given number. The children worked brilliantly in pairs to solve maths problems using a range of …

Our topic this half term is ‘Our World.’ As part of this, we have been learning about the four seasons and about how the weather changes throughout the year. During our music lesson today, we have learnt to sign ‘Round the Seasons’ as a way of helping us to remember the name and order of the …

Eagles Class have enjoyed learning some sign language over the last few weeks as a way of singing songs together. We have been learning how to sign ‘Roar’ by Katy Perry. The children loved doing it and were so enthusiastic! So go for it Eagles, take it away! Eagle Class learn some ROARsome sign language!

This half term our topic is ‘Our World.’ To find out the title of our topic, Eagle class completed an orienteering exercise. We used maps and keys to identify key locations around the school grounds and used this information to help us find a range of hidden letters. Once we had found all of the …

Fun with crotchets and quavers in Wrens | 05 Dec 2019

Wrens did some musical maths today, adding note values. Afterwards, they challenged themselves to work out some pretty  complicated rhythms and did really well!

Groove Generation Performance | 28 Nov 2019

Friends and family enjoyed a performance this week by the children who have taken part in the Groove Generation music project this term.  They heard percussion, call and response songs (including some from other cultures), songs written by the children themselves and more.  The groovers did themselves proud and we have had some lovely feedback. …

Harvest Singing Workshop | 17 Oct 2019

We were lucky enough to have a visit from Melody Reed this morning. She ran a fantastic singing workshop for Years 3 and 4 and taught them an original harvest song which they will perform in our harvest assembly tomorrow. ​

Traffic Survey | 03 Sep 2019

We would like to make our parents aware of a transport survey due to be conducted by Nationwide Data Collection on 11th September 2019 on Dalesway. The survey will be a 12-hour two-way traffic survey and is being carried out as part of the Department for Transport’s annual link count program. There are a number …
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