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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 – 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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Eagles and Skylarks buddy up for PE

Eagles and Skylarks made the most of the glorious weather on Wednesday and joined up for a PE session outside, run by Miss Ingram and Mr Watters. It was great to see children working together from both classes. 

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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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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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