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Welcome to Skylarks’ class page!

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

Skylark class routines letter Y 1 

Skylark class routines leaflet Y2 

Routines in Skylarks Adults in Skylarks
PE Indoor — Friday Miss Bell
PE Outdoor — Monday Mrs Wood
Spellings — Monday Mrs Chavda
Times tables — Friday Mrs Titchmarsh
Mrs Hill

Class governor: Helen Perry

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

KS1 Homework 15.04.19

Year 1 Year 1 have completed Maths Skills Check 6. Please go through any mistakes your child has made. Stage 1 Check 6 Stage 1 Check 6 Answers Year 2 Today children have completed an arithmetic style test with questions similar to those they will get in SATs. Please go through any mistakes your child …

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

KS1 Topic Homework and Knowledge Organisers-Summer 1st

People of the past Homework grid Summer 1st People of the past- Significant People- Knowledge Organiser-Summer 1st Cyc 1 2019 English Knowledge Organiser Summer Year 1 Maths Knowledge Organiser Y1 Summer English Knowledge Organiser Y2 Summer Maths Knowledge Organiser Y2 Summer Science Knowledge Organiser Wonderful weather Y1 unit

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Latest class news – Click the title for more.

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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Skylarks Exit Point 

Yesterday we all followed instructions on how to build a car. We had lots of fun making them and then making them personal by adding decorations to them. We tested them going down ramps to see how far they would travel. 

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Skylarks Entry Point 

As part of our topic work ‘From A to B’ we designed and made our own rockets. We thought carefully about the materials we should need and how to join components together. It was great fun launching them. 

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Destination Judo – Skylarks 

Destination Judo is Britain’s largest children’s judo school.  This morning they came in to offer Skylarks a taster session. As you can see from the photos we had great fun…

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World Book Day in Skylarks 

We have had a great day learning about each other’s favourite books and characters.  We the heard there were some golden tickets hidden around school so went on a hunt for those.  We also met up with our buddies and read and played games with them. 

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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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Circus Workshop – Exit Point 

Jay, from Blooming Circus, came to teach KS1 how to do lots of different circus skills. We had a great day and had lots of fun juggling balls, balancing feathers, spinning plates, doing tricks with the flower sticks and balancing on an unusual bike. Jay made it look really easy, but he showed us lots …

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Kingfishers and Skylarks Buddy afternoon!

This afternoon Skyarks were invited in to watch Kingfishers perform the poems they had written.  Kingfishers did a great job and Skylarks were a fantastic audience. 

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Teaching Students in Eagles and Skylarks

We would like to welcome Mr Watters to Eagles and Miss Ingram to Skylarks. They will start their teaching placement on Monday and be with us for most of the spring term.

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Vocabulary Extravaganza

We are always coming across new words during the school day and have been learning different strategies to find out the meanings of them. This morning Skylarks were reading fact sheets about whales and were asked to highlight any words they did not know the meaning of. We then used a dictionary to search for …

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Skylarks Circus Entry Point

To start our new topic off we have introduced ‘The Circus’ by watching various clips of circus shows online. We loved watching the children’s reactions to some of the acts. Just look at their faces. We then introduced the children to some of the equipment used in the circus. We used our PE session to …

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Skylarks Muddy Puddle Day

Yesterday Skylarks had their ‘Muddy Puddle’ morning. We have been learning all about living things and habitats. We went outside in groups and designed and made a bug hotel. Whilst we were making them we spotted mini beasts starting to make their way inside. A great success! 

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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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Skylark’s Exit Point

As part of our exit point for the topic, ‘The Magic Toy Maker’, today we followed instructions on how to make our own version of ‘The Cup and Ball’. We had a lot of fun making them but even more fun learning the skill, of getting the ball into the cup, as part of our …

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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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Skylarks’ Entry Point

As part of our topic ‘Magic Toymaker’, Mrs Hodgson taught Skylarks 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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Skylarks Memo

Dear Parents/Carers, Our new topic this half term is all about toys. Please could your child select their favourite toy from home to bring in to school with them tomorrow (Wednesday 7.11.18) We are going to talk about them, draw and paint them this week. Thank you Miss Bell

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Balancing Skylarks

The last 3 weeks Skylarks have been improving their balancing skills doing lots of different games to help them balance better. Today we finished with a game of ‘Buckaroo’ Children worked in groups to load up their partner with different equipment and see how long they could balance before dropping everything. There were different challenges …

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Kingfishers and Skylarks Buddy Up!

Kingfishers and Skylarks had their first ‘Buddy Up’ afternoon today. This is where a Y6 child pairs up with a Y1/2 child and share work, play games, read or complete activities with them. They stay as a pair for the whole year which means they build really good relationships with them. Today was a ‘Getting …

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Skylarks Leaf Drawings

During this topic we have been looking closely at leaves. We spent time outside choosing our favourite leaf and then worked in small groups to carefully sketch the leaf then learned how to use shading to finish our drawings.

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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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Skylarks PE

All children have had a great first couple of weeks and have settled in really well. In PE today we played a new game involving many different skills. We used an old favourite ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors’ and included many different skills throughout. The main focus was learning how to be a good sportsperson during the …

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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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Thank You!

Miss Bell and all of Skylarks’ staff would like to say a really huge thank you to all of you for our lovely gifts and kind messages. It really isn’t expected but more than appreciated. Some of the messages in your cards have really meant a lot and they have been lovely to sit and …

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Skylarks’ Penalty Shoot Out!

This morning Skylarks took on Miss Bell in a penalty shoot out. There were some very confident penalty takers that I’m sure Gareth Southgate would love to have in his team in the future. Not sure Miss bell has a future in football though.

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Clothes Peg Giraffes

Skylarks had a lovely morning creating a giraffe using paint, card and clothes pegs. We got a little messy and painted with our fingers but we loved it!

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Investigating Guiseley

As part of our local geography study, Skylarks were given a selection of postcodes to type in to Google Maps and locate features of Guiseley. It was a lovely activity and all children shared where they recognised and which places they had visited themselves.

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A week in Skylarks

In PE this term we have been focusing on target throwing, throwing and catching, running at speed and working in teams. We put this altogether in different team races today. This week in Skylarks we have started to look at our new book topic ‘Meerkat Mail’ and started by researching facts about meerkats and also …

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Phonic Screening Check

The pass mark for the 2018 phonic screening check has been announced today as 32. Children in year one will bring a letter home in book bags tonight to inform you of their score. The KS1 team have been really proud of the children’s improvements in phonics this year.

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