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Welcome to Herons’ class page!

You will find all of our news and homework organised by type on a handy one-stop page!

Heron class routines leaflet

Routines in Herons Adults in Herons 
PE Indoor — Thursday Mr Housden
PE Outdoor — Wednesday Mrs Titchmarsh
Spellings — Monday Mrs Chavda
Times tables — Friday Miss Dibb/Miss Marriott

Class governor: David Winters

This Week’s Homework – Click the title for more.

KS1 homework – 24.06.19

Year 1 This week year 1 have completed the maths skills check number 7. Stage 1 Check 7 Answers Year 2  This week year 2 have completed the maths skills check number 13. Stage 2 Check 13 Answers

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This Half-Term’s Topic Homework & Knowledge organiser – Click the title for more.

KS1 Topic Homework and Knowledge Organisers Summer 2nd

KS1 Homework Grid-History Study and Book Topic-Beegu KS1 Topic Knowledge Organiser Summer 2nd Cycle 1 2019 English Knowledge Organiser Summer Year 1 English Knowledge Organiser Y2 Summer Maths Knowledge Organiser Y1 Summer Maths Knowledge Organiser Y2 Summer Science Knowledge Organiser KS1 Habitats – Gardens and Allotments Y2 unit

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Year 2 to Year 3 transition evening

We hope all of the parents who were able to make it to the Y2-Y3 transition evening found this useful. For those who couldn’t, please find the presentation we delivered below. If you have any questions, please just speak to a member of the Y3/4 team. Year 2 to Year 3 Transition meeting 2019

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KS1 Entry Point

We’ve all had a fab day at Bradford Industrial Museum, there was so much to see and do. We learnt so much at the workshop and even had a go at weaving, combing, carding and drop spinning. The highlight for most the children was of course the double decker bus…    

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KS1 People of the Past Exit Point

Today each class had the chance to become composers. We researched the life of Mozart and then worked in groups to compose a small piece of music. It was great fun working in groups and listening to all the different sounds we could make.  ​

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Top Secret Visit from the Moon!

On Thursday last week, we had a top secret visit – so top secret we’re only now allowed to tell you – from the Moon and a meteorite! Colleagues from Bradford Grammar School had been entrusted by NASA to look after a sample of moon rock and a piece of meteorite from the Campo del …

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KS1 Entry Point and Muddy Puddles

All of KS1 carried out a scavenger hunt around the banks. They had to find out the names of famous people from the past, what job they did and pick one interesting fact. The children were great investigators and worked really well in pairs. Ask your child about the people they have learnt about. For …

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KS1 Homework – 23.04.19

Year 1 Today we are sending home a phonics sheet for homework for you to do with your children. It was 20 ‘nonsense’ words on one side and 20 ‘real’ words on the other. Please encourage your child to segment and blend together, going over any of the mistakes they make. Year 2 Today children …

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Key Stage One Muddy Puddle Day

    Key Stage One took full advantage of the Easter sunshine and did a superb job looking after their school grounds and the surrounding area.            

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ENTRY POINT – Herons

Herons Class spent the day making and launching rockets in preparation for their new topic: From A to B.

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EXIT POINT – The Fast (ish) and the not so Furious.

With Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson declining an invitation to film the 17th instalment of the franchise around Tranmere Park (something about residents and their grass verges), Herons class had to settle for Mr Housden and a few wooden ramps. We spent the afternoon racing our hand-engineered cars down a variety of ramps to investigate which …

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KS1 Muddy Puddle Day

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KS1 Muddy Puddle Day

Thursday 14th February is our Muddy Puddle Day in KS1.  Please can all children come in their own warm clothes, rather than school uniform. They will be outside for most of the day so they will need gloves and hats too. We are planning to be on the banks so be prepared for all the …

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EXIT POINT: Herons’ Circus Skills Workshop

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HERONS’ ENTRY POINT: The Circus is Coming to Town!

Ladies and gentlemen… boys and girls… children of all ages… Step right up to see the greatest show on Earth!

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Muddy Puddle Science – Herons

Below are some pictures of Herons’ muddy puddle science lesson. We spent the morning in search of minibeasts using a range of scientific equipment to collect and analyse them. Enjoy!

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Year 2 – Reading List

Please click the link below for a recommended reading list for Year 2 children. Whilst not exhaustive, it does add further titles to the reading lists sent home last year. Suggested reading list for Year 2 pupils | KS1 | Age 6-7  

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YEAR 2 EXIT POINT: The Magic Toymaker

Herons spent the afternoon creating their very own cup and ball as part of the exit point to their recent topic: The Magic Toymaker. Have a look at the results below…

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The Little Angels Get Their Wings!

A huge congratulations to all who took part in the Key Stage One dress rehearsal of The Little Angels Get Their Wings. The staff couldn’t be prouder of the performances and we’ll certainly be keeping an eye out at Guiseley theatre in years to come. Again… WELL DONE KEY STAGE ONE!

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Herons’ Nutcracker Entry Point

As part of our topic ‘Magic Toymaker’, Mrs Hodgson taught Herons all about The Nutcracker ballet. She showed the children how they can use their bodies to perform. During the session the children moved like the soldiers, mice, a jack in a box, Clara and the Sugar Plum Fairy. They  used musical instruments to make …

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Herons at Harlow Carr

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The Frog, the Scorpion and the Herons!

Herons have been learning all about traditional tales in English. This week, we read and retold the story of  The Frog and the Scorpion, learning all about the phrase: It’s just in my nature! Have a look at our storyboards below…  

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Key Stage 1 Entry Point: Our World – The Environment

As part of their first topic, Key Stage 1 have been learning about the wonders of the natural world. From tracking hurricane Florence across the Atlantic ocean and learning about different weather symbols to creating a piece of ephemeral of art in the style of Andy Goldsworthy; all classes have really enjoyed getting to know …

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Know Your Place! (Value)

Below are just a few pictures of Herons’ maths lessons from the past two weeks. We have been working hard on recognising and representing 2-digit numbers using plenty of practical equipment. Enjoy!  

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Welcome to the new academic year!

A big welcome to all of our families, both old and new, for the new academic year. We hope you have all had an enjoyable summer and that the children are rested and ready for another action-packed year. Your child’s class pages will be updated over this week and each phase will publish the usual …

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Herons’ have got football fever!

Today Heron Class have got football fever! We came to school wearing red, white or our favourite football shirt and have taken part in a range of football activities. We collaged our own England football flag, took a penalty shoot out against Mrs Wright and played our own class football game. Here’s what we’ve been …

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Local Study in Heron Class

In Heron Class this week we have been learning about our local area. Barnaby Bear had taken an adventure through the Tranmere Park estate and we had to work out where he was using aerial photographs. We then learnt about physical and human geography features. The children identified these features using aerial photographs. What can …

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Going on Safari!

This half term we are doing a local book study. In KS1 our book is ‘Meerkat Mail.’ Today we spent time reading the book and researching meerkats. We found out a lot of interesting facts. This afternoon, we went into the computing suite and used Oddizzi. We wanted to find out about the animals that …

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KS1 Glow Disco

Glow sticks, neon paint, games and hot dogs…what more could you want? Another fantastic time had at the PTA Glow Disco – thank you to all the volunteers that helped out this afternoon.

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Viva la pizza!

As part of our topic work, the children made pizzas using foods from a variety of food groups. Using a mini wrap as a base, the children added cheese, ham, tuna and a range of fruit and vegetables. As part of our food for life work, we learnt to grate and practised our cutting skills …

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Colour Mixing in Heron Class

Today, the children have been learning how to mix paint to make the secondary colours. The children learnt to mix the primary colours (red, blue and yellow) to make green, purple and orange. They each made their own colour palette to showcase their learning.

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Not So Muddy Puddles Day

Today Key Stage 1 took part in their first Muddy Puddles day. Each class took part in a carousel of activities including planting lettuce, broad bean, peas and rocket seeds, measuring trees to find out their age and writing a poem based on a garden. It was a really great morning and the children had …

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