Y3 intensive swimming!

In July and October, we hire Colfes swimming pool and two coaches to provide two series of intensive swimming lessons. The total time spent in the pool for each child is roughly five hours across the week, equating to 10-11 regular swimming lessons. The advantages of this approach to swimming lessons are that: We have […]

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Henri Rousseau Art

Year 3 have finished their fabulous oil pastel pictures in the style of Henri Rousseau. They are now on display in our classroom. Here is an example of some of the pictures on display.

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Net tournaments 🎾 🏸 🏓

Tomorrow many of the pupils in Y3-6 will be competing in ‘in-school’ tournaments, choosing from tennis, badminton and table tennis. All children have had tennis lessons this term and some attend tennis club after school. Quite a few have been taught badminton during enrichment sessions and table tennis is a bit hit with Y5&6 during […]

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Rainforest Art

Year 3 have been creating their own rainforest pictures in the style of Henri Rousseau, using oil pastels. The completed artwork will be posted on the blog next week!

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Athletics progress

All children from Year 2, 3 and 4 participated in athletics lessons at the newly refurbished Sutcliffe Park athletics track & field. In preparation for Sports Day, the children all ran 100m, 200m and 400m, as well as practising long jump and high jump. All children successfully stayed in their lanes for each running event […]

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Rainforest Cake

Year 3 have been investigating ingredients which come from the rainforest. Some of these (spices, bananas, sugar and chocolate) have been used to bake a delicious rainforest cake. I hope you enjoyed the slice sent home!

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