Year 5 and 6 have been busy in the fiction section of the school library, organising books and generally making the space more attractive as well as discovering some new authors and genres. We are particularly impressed with Mrs Parton’s sewing skills and the colourful bunting which has appeared!
On Tuesday 8th January, a group of KS2 pupils, Mrs Wheelhouse and Miss Atkinson, travelled to Sheffield Arena to join the Young Voices choir. This year, there was 4,442 children who had all been practising hard to learn the songs and dances in their own schools before coming together as one choir on the day. […]
It would be very much appreciated if parents could support our KS1 Lego and Board Games clubs next term by donating any unwanted items to school. Many thanks.
KS1 had a wonderfully festive time at Thwaite Mills exploring Christmas customs from the past and what life would have been like at Christmas for rich and poor Victorian children. The children worked excellently as a team to make their own traditional lemonade and made fast work of the tasting session! Lots of children showed […]
A big thank you to Oliver in Year 6 and Tiggy in Year 5 for coming to talk to Reception about Hanukkah last week. Reception learnt lots about this festival of light and they even had a go at writing Hebrew letters. They taught them how to play a game with a dreidel and all the […]
Year 4 have begun a very exciting project in DT – to build a model based on the Temple of Kukulcan, the step-pyramid that dominates the centre of the Chichen Itza archaeological site in the Mexican state of Yucatán. The children have learnt about various buildings and their uses in the ancient Mayaan city. Year […]
Last week, Year 3 and 4 were learning about the digestive system in Science. They carried out an experiment to show how food starts in your mouth and how it ends up leaving your body as waste! Firstly, they put crackers and a banana into a bag (the stomach) with orange juice (acid produced by […]
Thank you from the MSA to all those who have supported the Samaritans Purse Shoe Box Project this year. We have collected a fantastic 58 boxes full of gifts to be sent to children across the globe. Each of these will bring some joy and happiness to those in need at Christmas time.
Last week, the Moorland’s pupils collectively presented their work on war and the hope for peace in the future during the Remembrance Service. Whilst providing an opportunity for children, staff and families to come together in respect of those who have fallen during active service for their country, the service also allowed the pupils to […]