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Chinese New Year

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Chinese New Year was on the 16th February this year. It might have been during the holiday, but we didn’t want to miss out on the celebration! We’re investigating this vibrant and interesting celebration, all across school. As the festival is centuries old, there are lots of myths and customs associated…

Year 2 explore Stockeld Park

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Yesterday Year 2 spent the day at Stockeld Park exploring the Enchanted Forest and getting lost in the Maze.  The children saw all kinds of magical creatures in the forest, like a mermaid, unicorns and a big hungry ogre! Then they got to play on some giant spider webs (not real…

Year 2 Pirate Day

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Year 2 kicked off their first topic in style this week with a visit from some pirates and their ship. We got to find out some great pirate facts while watching a fantastic puppet show. We even got to sing along. In the afternoon, it was our chance to make our…

Attendance Fun Day - July 17

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Today has been an awesome day of outdoor activities, all to thank our children for their great attendance. We’ve had parachute games, some flamboyant dance classes with Miss Greenwood, crazy multi-sport with Mr Silvester and then on to the grand finale; the inflatable assault course! It’s been a great end to…

Eid Celebration

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As part of religious education, we get to learn about lots of different faiths and religious festivals, which help us understand and respect each others beliefs. Last Friday, we held our own Eid celebration. A third of our children celebrated Eid earlier in the week, so it was a great time…

Year 2 - Pizza Express Trip

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This week we put the culinary skills of year 2 to the test!  The amazing Pizza Express invited us to use their kitchen to create some tasty pizzas. Following the instructions was really important to make sure our pizzas tasted great. We started by stretching out our pizza bases by throwing…

Red Nose Day

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We had some fantastic hairstyles for our Silly Hair themed Red Nose Day! Thank you everyone for taking part. 

Road Safety

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Our location is really close to some busy dangerous roads, so it’s really important to keep reminding everyone how to stay safe. Leeds City Council Road Safety team visited this week, they ensure everyone knows how to stay safe when near the road. Thank you parents/carers, the majority of children have…

World Book Day 2017

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What an amazing day, entirely dedicated to books! It was filled with competitions, challenges and different activities, with children and staff keen to show off their knowledge of books. One of the day’s highlights was when Year 6 visited Nursery and read them stories. Everyone was a little shy at first,…

NSPCC Number Day

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Today we have taken part in the NSPCC Number Day. It’s been a great day filled with awesome maths activities. We’ve even managed to raise £60 to go to the NSPCC, so thank you for your kind donations. The children have used their maths fluency and reasoning skills to do some…

PE Traditional Greek Dance

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We are currently learning different types of dance in PE. This time it was traditional dance from Greece. We are learning to hear the rhythm changes in the music and follow the dance, while having a lot of fun! This morning was the turn of year 1, who made a great…

Y2 Learn about the Qur'an

This afternoon year 2 have been learning all about the Qur’an, we are lucky enough to have our own copy, so Miss Robson made sure she washed her hands before taking the book around the class to show our children. The Muslim children in year 2 then showed the rest of…

Y2 Planetarium Visit

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Year 2 visited the hall this morning, to find a giant inflatable dome had appeared.  Once inside the children couldn't believe their eyes, it was the entire galaxy all around them. Thank you to our very special visitors who made this possible, the children had a great time learning all about…

Year 2 Number Bonds

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This afternoon Miss Robson has been using the iPad's with year 2 children to practice numbers bonds. Using the app More or Less, the children had to find what number adds on to make a total 10. 

Class Presents from Santa

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Today we've had a very special guest, Santa! He has visited each class to give them their special class presents. See all the pictures here in the Sway:

Christmas Attendance Shop

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Our Christmas Attendance Shop is underway. Children are spending their vouchers that they have earned for every week of full attendance this term. Some hard working children have earned £10, so it took them quite some time to pick out their choices from the shop.  Thank you to the Co-op who…

Year 2 Hip Handwriting

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Year 2 have been hard at work practicing their handwriting. We recently started our new handwriting scheme and the children have made great progress. See some of the great work in the pictures.  If you would like to find out more about our handwriting scheme click here:

Police visit to talk about Racism and Bullying

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Today the Police have visited to tell everyone about racism and bullying in a whole school assembly. The children have learned how to treat each other with respect and that things that make us different also make us interesting and unique. At Woodlands we celebrate our differences, we have such a…

Help With...Handwriting!

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We now have a new "Help With..." section on the website! Starting with handwriting, you will find our new letter formation sheets as a free download!  Using the sheets once printed your child will be able to practice writing letters! To find it go to Parents then Help With... Or click…

Children in Need!

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Everyone is looking great this year in SPOTS and Non Uniform! Thank you everyone for taking part and thank you if you were able to donate! Thanks for all the donations! We raised £125! ​See all the great outfits in the Sway! See all the pictures here in the Sway!