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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 – 11.02.19

Year 1  This week children have completed Maths Skills Check 3. Please go through any mistakes your child has made and feel free to complete the rest of the sheet as extra. Stage 1 Check 3 Stage 1 Check 3 Answers Year 2  This week children have completed Maths Skills Check 9. Please go through …

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

KS1 Topic Homework and Knowledge Organisers-Spring 1st

The circus is coming to town-Homework grid 2019 The Circus is coming to town- Knowledge Organiser- Spring 1st Cyc 1 2019 English Knowledge Organiser Spring Year 1 Maths Knowledge Organiser Y1 Spring English Knowledge Organiser Spring Year 2 Maths Knowledge Organiser Spring Y2 Science Knowledge Organiser KS1 Spring 1st Everyday materials – lets build

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Latest class news – Click the title for more.

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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