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RESPECT 22nd September

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Well done to this week's RESPECT winners.

Year 6 Volcano Research

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Our year 6 showed off their Science and ICT skills this week. Using the internet, they’ve researched volcanoes, helping them answer some important questions such as ‘What is magma?’ or ‘How are volcanoes made?’ They made sure the information was from reliable sources and used it to create fantastic reports. Great…

We love the rain!

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It's typical weather for September, sun with rain, mostly rain, but that doesn’t stop our nursery children’s learning journey. Rain suits and wellies on, we’re ready to enjoy and experience the outdoors. It’s only been a couple of weeks now since many of our nursery children started, but they’ve settled really…

Nursery is open

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The first of our nursery children started this week, they’ve settled so well! We had emotional new starts, but once settled everyone has had a great time. With lots of activities and opportunities to gain friends and social skills, nursery is a perfect way to start your child’s learning journey.  See…

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…

Welcome Achieve

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The small building, next to our main building, is now the Achieve Learning Support Centre. We are delighted to have them here, it’s a great service for children in the East Leeds area.   Staff at Achieve aren’t part of Woodlands, so if you need to speak to anyone from our school…

RESPECT 8th September

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Well done to the first RESPECT winners for this school year!

Check out the first issue of 'The Tree'

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'The Tree' is a magazine created by five Year 5 girls, Tanaka, Winona, Reem, Minan and Ruvimbo.  They have been meeting every week for this half-term working together to create the entire magazine! All of the content was created by them, including the photos and the front cover!  Check it out…

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…

Reception - Graduation

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We’re so proud of our reception children, to celebrate their year of fantastic achievement we held our reception graduation today. Thank you to all our parents and carers for attending. It was great to share highlights from throughout the year and celebrate just how much everyone has progressed. We know they’re…

Sports Day - Foundation Stage

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Last Friday, Foundation Stage held the first of our sports days. The weather was a bit chilly, but once everyone was moving, it was perfect for some sporty fun. Everyone was in class teams, tackling a range of different activities including, egg and spoon race, penalty kick, space hopping and more.…

RESPECT 14th July

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Well done to our RESPECT winners. 

Year 6 - Residential

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Last week, for their residential at Walesby Forest, three days of outdoor adventure awaited year 6.  With so many different activities, there was something for everyone. We took part in rock climbing, where we scaled a giant rock wall. Competed to create the highest crate tower, whilst one child had the…

RESPECT 7th July

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Our latest RESPECT winners. 

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…

RESPECT 30th June

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Well done to our latest RESPECT winners. 

Nursery - Teddy Bears' Picnic

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The bear from our hunt earlier in the week was hungry! Nursery decided that they would take him on a picnic. We grabbed our giant picnic hamper, full of sandwiches, and headed to our local park. Our first stop was the playground, where everyone got to play on every piece of…

Reception - Sharing Morning

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Thank you to all parents and carers who could come along to our Reception sharing morning, it was great.  The lucky grown-ups had the chance to help their children decorate gingerbread houses. Using copious amounts of messy icing, sweets and other edible decorations, they created some scrumptious treats. It’s great when…

Year 3 - The Arrival Art

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Year 3 have created thoughtful art in the same style found in the graphic novel The Arrival by Shaun Tan. Earlier this week year 3 started to paint, inspired by the book The Arrival by Shaun Tan. You can find out more in the previous blog post here. Check out…

Year 3 - Shaun Tan's The Arrival Art

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The graphic novel The Arrival by Shaun Tan has captivated our year 3. Exploring the experience of a person immigrating to a new land, we find out what it is like to be a refugee, the alienation that people feel and other difficult aspects. We found that this book uses illustrations…