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Reception – Bluebirds enjoy afternoon tea! | 05 Jul 2021

Bluebirds have had a fantastic afternoon enjoying the afternoon tea that they won from the PTA raffle.  Our fancy tea boxes were filled with sandwiches, sausage rolls, fruit and veg, juice (including ginger beer!), cakes and marshmallow treats. We would like to say a huge thank you to the PTA for supplying us with this …

Reception – End of Term Exit Point | 05 Jul 2021

As part of our final Exit Point, we would like to celebrate our time in Reception and become our own little superheroes. On Monday the 19th of July, we would like you to dress up as one of your favourite superhero characters, this could be, Superman, Spiderman, Super-Princess etc. The plan for the day is …

There were cool colourful nails, crazy hairdos, tattoos, not much uniform, some rather unusual names and three fantastic lessons from Freya, Bobbie and Monty. ‘Break the Rules’ day was a lot of fun for Red Kites. We finished the day by singing our hearts out, taking part in Leeds Schools Summer Festival online.

Red Kites had fun making 3D shapes using mini marshmallows and spaghetti today. There were a few marshmallows left in the bag when we had finished so guess what happened to them………?

Reception – IT’S COMING HOME! | 29 Jun 2021

We have been very busy in Reception today prepping for England’s big game tonight! We’ve talked about what it means to be an England supporter, made lots of posters and flags and of course, sung a lot of ‘Three Lions (It’s Coming Home)!

We were delighted to welcome Maria Glot into school today to provide us with an “eye-witness” account of living in Victorian Saltaire. Many stories were told of working in the factories, life on the street, rules that all residents had to live by and many more fascinating facts. Children were given an identity of a …

A strange and mysterious thing happened one morning at Tranmere Park Primary School. Mrs Hodgson had arrived at school to find a strange sight on the top banks. There were footprints, broken pieces of metal, some crime scene tape and lots of other unusual objects! Mrs Hodgson wanted Key Stage One to find out more …

Woodpecker Class had a fantastic day for their local history exit point. They arrived at school dressed as WWII children or in their best VE day party clothes. They participates in various activities including: Designing their own bunting, flags and Propaganda posters which they used to decorate their tables ready for our VE day ‘street’ …

This half-term, our topic work focuses on the story ‘Beegu’ by Alexis Deacon. This morning, there had been a mysterious crash landing on the banks at Tranmere Park Primary School and Mrs Hodgson sent the KS1 children on a mission to investigate the scene!! Beegu had left us lots of clues, including a code-breaker letter …

We have had a lovely day in Red Kites! We started by hearing all about what VE Day is all about and then prepared our classroom for a party with bunting and newspaper paper chains. We designed our own teacups, sang some war time songs (including The Lambeth Walk), decorated biscuits with the union flag …
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