The Ashton classes have had a very exciting start to 2020. This half term we are leaerning all about books that take us on magical journeys. One of the books we have learnt is "We're Going On A Bear Hunt". To bring this text to life we visited Skelton Grange where we went on a real bear hunt. The children had an amazing time traveling through puddles, forest, mud and even a cave!!Read More
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Here's some photos of the activities the children took part in during day 2.
After a busy day, the children really enjoyed their evening meal.
We finished the day off with marshmallows round the camp fire and a spot of karaoke!
We've arrived safe and sound at Herd Farm and enjoyed a wonderful afternoon of activities😊.
After a delicious tea, we adventured into the night and walked a couple of miles to the set of Emmerdale using torches to guide our way! We are just back now ready to snuggle into our pajamas and enjoy a hot chocolate 😊. We can't wait for the adventures tomorrow brings.
Miss Robinson, Mrs Sharif, Miss Leckenby and Miss Methven were very excited to welcome the new Year 4 students to the Elford classes!
We had a fantastic start to the year in our rainforest topic! The students did wonderful research and wrote incredible non-chronological reports all about the layers of the rainforest! We wrote stories about how different rainforest animals got their most...Read More
We are really proud of the children in Reception. They are all now settled in and have formed fantastic friendships. They play together nicely and follow our school rules really well! Here are some photos of their purposeful play from this half term:
They love the construction area and build wonderful models, some with moving parts.
They can concentrate on their work for long...Read More
This half term we have been tuning into sounds in our phonics. We have been focusing on environmental sounds and instrumental sounds. The children have enjoyed taking part in listening walks and talking about all the different sounds that are around us.
We have also been making the most of the wet weather and the children have had fun participating in activities such as creating a soapy...Read More
This half term in Year 2 we have been learning all about firefighters. We have used our art skills to create a fire scene, as historians we looked at how firefighters have changed from the past to the present and even created our own job advertisements! This week we have started learning about The Great Fire of London... and we couldn't believe there were no firefighters and people had to use...Read More
This week, year 5 were vsited by Anne Frank. Anne was a young Jewish child during World War 2, who had to go into hiding when Germany was taken over by Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party.
The children interviewed Anne about her life in hiding and listened to some extracts from her famous diary. Her father, who was the only one in his family to survive the war, published her diary once he...Read More
What a fantastic day!
Year 3 have had an amazing time at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
We set off straight away at 9:00am and headed off to the park. Thankfully, it didn't take us too long to get there.
Upon arrival we headed straight out into the park where we saw so many different sculptures. They were incredible! Some were big, some were small. Some were crazy! One was covered in tiny...Read More
The children in Nursery are settling in well with support and beginning to explore and learn in their new environment. They are making new friends and learning how to share and be kind to others. We are also learning the rules and boundaries in Nursery in order to keep us safe and how to use all the different resources.