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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…

KS2 Singing Assembly

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Have a listen to KS2 and Miss Furness, performing a cappella 'We could be heroes'!

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…

Art Workshop at CAL

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The fantastic staff at The Co-operative Academy of Leeds have held another Art workshop for our Year 4 children. Use the links below to see the other two workshops: 4W Art Workshop at CAL 4G Art Workshop at CAL The children got to use the great art facilities at CAL and…

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. 

Year 4 - Light Investigation

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What can we change to effect the amount of light given off by a light bulb? Our year 4 scientists have been investigating that question. We started by building circuits using crocodile clips, lightbulbs and batteries. Our super children knew to make sure the positive and negative was the correct way…

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…

4W Art Workshop at CAL

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After the superb work by 4G, see here if you missed it, the fabulous staff at The Co-operative Academy of Leeds have ran another workshop today, this time for 4W!  Using the end of a brush, rather than the bristles, the children were able to draw some unique and beautiful observational…

4G Art Workshop at CAL

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Last week 4G travelled to The Co-operative Academy of Leeds, one of the schools within The Co-operative Academies Trust. Using their fantastic facilities our children were able to take part in a very special Art workshop, taught by CAL staff and with help from some of their students. Our children had…

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…

Y4 National Media Museum

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Our lucky year 4 went on a trip to the National Media Museum in Bradford last week. Beginning with the history of media, we explored the many different types of media in recent history. We even had the chance to see a Zoetrope, which was one of the first ways to create…

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…

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…

Hip Handwriting!

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This week we started a new handwriting scheme across school with 1P and 4W making a great start, check out their Hip Handwriting in the pictures! 

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!