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School Holidays

School Holidays

School is now closed for the summer holidays.

On behalf of all the staff, I would like to thank everyone for a wonderful year – filled with lots of amazing memories and outcomes.

We look forward to welcoming everyone back in September – ready and raring for our new and exciting thematic projects.

 

Don’t forget that school opens for children on Tuesday 5th September 2017 @ 08:35.

 

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Week beginning 24-7-17

Reminder

School closes at 14:15 on Tuesday 25th July 2017 and re-opens on

Tuesday 5th September at the normal time of 08:35

 

Year 3

During our final week of the academic year, Y3 children will be winding down the year with games and a picnic on Tuesday. 

Our celebration assembly on Monday morning will celebrate achievements from ‘Pupils of the Year’ as well as attendance awards and achievements. 

On Monday afternoon we will be sharing our transition learning with the rest of school so we can see what fun and exciting things everyone has been getting up to over the past few weeks. 

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the parents for their support over the past year. You should all be very proud of your children as they have done fantastic. 

Have a wonderful summer break and we look forward to seeing you all in the new academic year. 

Year 4

In our final two days of this school year Year 4 will be on transition Monday afternoon and part of Tuesday morning.

We will be looking through the excellent work we have done this year and sorting good work that we are proud of to go home.

We will have some group time outdoors, weather permitting along with some fun mathematics investigations.

Thank you for your support this year and the Year 4 team wish their classes and you a safe and happy summer.

Year 5

We are really looking forward to our final transition sessions with our new classes,
preparing our work for the celebration assembly.  We are looking forward to taking part in our leavers assembly, acknowledging our achievements throughout the year.
Please ensure spellings and times tables are practised over the summer break ready for our weekly tests in year 6.
It has been a fabulous year where the learning has been enjoyable and engaging.
You have been a pleasure to teach and we wish you every success for Year 6.
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Week beginning 17-7-17

Year 3

During the last full week of this academic year, Y3 children will be expressing their hero and villain topic through a range of artwork and writing. We will be extending our powder-paint skills by blending lots of colours together. 
 
In numeracy we will be interpreting data from a range of graphs and charts. 
 
We will be visiting our new teachers for three days next week which we are really excited about. During this time we will be exploring our transition themes and expressing our learning in different ways. 
 
We hope you are enjoying your creative homework for this week. How many challenges can you complete? 
 
Look out for school reports coming soon

Year 4

In our final full week together, Year 4 will be completing assessments in science and vocabulary and going on Transition to Year 5 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

However, PE will be, as usual, on Monday afternoon.

In mathematics we will be reviewing our assessments and celebrating our successes.

During transition, our new Year 4 will be continuing with our theme of ‘The Jungle Book’, learning a variety of new skills and at the same time getting to know their new teacher.

Year 5

In our final full week of this school year, we will enjoying our last three full days of transition with our new class teachers.  During our remaining days in class, we shall be completing our theme work for our Beast Creator topic.  

We shall be conducting a mini-beast enquiry, using our maths skills to record data and display our results.

There will be an end of year celebration disco on Friday afternoon for all the year 5 children.

Children will be expected to still bring in their PE kits, although the day may change.

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Transition

Transition

This week, all children have moved to work with their new classes – each year group has an exciting transition project which will be continued next week.

The children have been working exceptionally hard, showing their new teachers – just how ready they are for the move.

 

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Week beginning 10-7-17

Year 3

In Y3 next week, children will be continuing to write their Maleficent story setting. Children will be exploring a range of powerful verbs as well as adverbs, nouns and adjectives. They have made a super start so far and we can’t wait to read the finished pieces. 

I’m numeracy children will be completing their end of year assessments. This will give the children opportunity to showcase their amazing talents. Remember to practice those written methods. 

During creative lessons we are continuing to express our learning by creating heroes and villains. 

We would like to share how much we enjoyed Den Day in Y3. 

Year 4

In our penultimate full week of term, Year 4 will taking part in assessments in mathematics, reading, SPaG and science to show the wonderful progress they have made this year. Wednesday will be a transition day so Y4 will move to their new Y5 teacher for the day. In science we will be finishing our theme of ‘sound’ by looking at sound insulation and how we can make things sound proof. In  mathematics we will be reviewing our performances in the arithmetic and reasoning papers so we are truly ready for Y5.

Year 5

Throughout next week we will be applying all our learning to our end of year assessments. 

In topic we will be continuing our learning about mini beasts.  We will be creating a timeline indicating the stages of growth in humans, applying our comparison skills. 

We are really looking forward to our second transition day on Wednesday with our new classes.

Please ensure spellings and times tables are practised ready for our weekly tests and regular reading is recorded in your child’s reading diary.
As always, please ensure PE kits are in school on a Monday ready for the week ahead.
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Den Day 2017

Den Day 2017

Thank you to everyone to both contributed, and took part in our amazing Den Day .

There were some incredible designs and a lot of work went into the afternoon.

Have a look at some of the designs…

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Week beginning 3-7-17

Year 3

Next week Y3 children will begin the transition into Y4. On Tuesday they will visit their new classes for the full day. The year 3 children will be studying Jungle Book as their transition theme. 

In maths we will be learning how to interpret data from different types of graphs. Also, we will explore how to present data in a pictographs as well as bar charts. Remember to keep learning those times tables. 

In writing lessons we will begin to explore the story of Maleficent. We will be exploring the setting in detail and thinking about writing our own setting based in an enchanted forest. During SPaG lessons we are continuing to work on the rules of speech before our assessments next week. 

During creative lessons, we are exploring heroes and villains using a range of different media. 

 

Year 4

This week we will be continuing with our data handling in mathematics, focusing on line graphs and pie charts. We will also be revising number operations and starting to review our journey in maths this year. We are looking forward to transition on Tuesday and then continuing with our science topic  ‘Sound’ focusing on investigative work.

PE will be on Monday afternoon and swimming for 4O on Thursday as usual.

Year 5

In our maths lessons, we will be developing our learning of perimeter and beginning our learning on.

In topic we will be continuing our learning about mini-beasts.  We will be developing our understanding about life cycles and comparing them between species.

We are really looking forward to our transition day on Tuesday with our new class.

Please ensure spellings and times tables are practised ready for our weekly tests and regular reading is recorded in your child’s reading diary.
As always, please ensure PE kits are in school on a Monday ready for the week ahead.

 

 

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Y6 leave us for pastures new

Y6 leave us for pastures new

This week we said a fond farewell to our Y6 children, who are leaving us to start the new chapter in their ‘book of life’

We said our good byes in two amazing performances and a final assembly.

 

Congratulations to the children who were awarded – Pupil of the Year

Congratulations to the children who achieved 99% and 100% attendance over the past 4 YEARS!

We wish each and everyone of them all the very best when they begin Wickersley School on Monday.

 

 

 

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Shakespeare Festival – Macbeth

Shakespeare Festival – Macbeth

A huge shout out to our Y4 children who took part in the Rotherham Shakespeare Festival this week.

Over this term, they have worked with Open Minds Theatre to put together 3 different scenes from Macbeth – along with Brinsworth Whitehill and Abbey School, they put on an incredible show.

Well done to all the children who took part and to the adults who facilitated the performance.

 

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