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15/10/2018

KS1 Indoor Athletics Champions

Our KS1 Indoor Athletics team took first place at the recent Shelley Pyramid event.  Well...

12/10/2018

Year 5 learn the 17 times table!

In maths this week year 5 learnt rules and patterns that would help us with...

05/10/2018

The Tunnel

This week, after crawling through a smelly, leaf filled tunnel in our classroom, we have...

05/10/2018

Setting Descriptions

In literacy lesson, Class Eagle has been exploring setting descriptions. We have based our writing...

03/10/2018

KS2 Girls' Football Tournament

Our KS2 Girls' Football team took part in the Shelley Pyramid tournament and came a...

28/09/2018

Peace at Last

In Class Penguin we enjoy using all our senses to explore the world around us....

28/09/2018

Busy Fingers Challenge

Class Penguin had its first Busy Finger Challenge Session this week. With the Year Ones...

27/09/2018

Science Food Chains - Year 4

In science lessons, Year 4 have been learning about food chains. We began the lesson...

27/09/2018

Using Atlases

The children in Class Puffin have been finding out how to use an Atlas to...

27/09/2018

Colour Mixing

Class Puffin have started the year by exploring colour mixing with paints.  First we mixed secondary...

27/09/2018

The Foolish Man

In R.E last week, we learned about the parable of the wise and foolish man. Like...

27/09/2018

Class Eagle - Outdoor Maths

In outdoor maths, Class Eagle have been working on place value. Through splitting the gym...

20/09/2018

Our Prayers - Class Bear

In R.E. we wrote our own prayers about events we had watched on the news....

20/09/2018

Reception - Week 2

Our second week in school has been fun as we get used to moving around...

20/09/2018

Times Tables Rockstars

This week we all signed up to Times Tables Rockstars to help us practise our...

21/08/2018

Bikeability - April 2018

This week most of year 5 took part in the Bikeability course. They learnt how...

21/08/2018

RSPCA Assembly - Yr 5

They year 5s lead an assembly based on the RSPCA's advice about thinking of the...

21/08/2018

Yr 5 Cricket Coaching

During PE on a Tuesday this half term Year 5 have been coached by Callum...

29/03/2018

The Easter Story

This week we have had visitors in to school to tell us about the Easter...

29/03/2018

French Fashion Show

We had fantastic fun dressing up for our French fashion show. This allowed us to...

29/03/2018

The Rift in the Wall

A rift appeared in our classroom creating a portal to a beach on a sunny...

28/03/2018

All About Easter

The last few weeks have been all about Easter. Miss Middleton worked with the class on...

28/03/2018

Class Australia - Shapes March 2018

In Outdoor Maths Class Australia have been learning all about 2D shapes.  They have been...

28/03/2018

All Star Cricket - All Star Koalas!

All the children in Class Koala really enjoyed their taster cricket session with the cricket...

16/03/2018

Class Koala - Houses & Homes

We have started a new topic! Over the past couple of weeks, we have been looking...

16/03/2018

Irene Retires

After nearly 11 years working at Cumberworth First School our Catering Supervisor, Irene Howard, retired...

14/03/2018

Reception & Yr 1 Football

Tuesday 13th March 2018 was quite simply the 'Best Day of My Life' according to...

07/03/2018

The Little Pigs' House

Once again we put on our lab coats and transformed into Super Scientists to help...

07/03/2018

Class Koala Assembly for Parents

Class Koala’s assembly to the school and their parents, presenting their fabulous work from the...

07/03/2018

We need light to see!

We never stop investigating in Class Panda. This week we listened to a story about...

07/03/2018

Reflective Materials

Once again we have been scientists discovering the properties of different materials. Using our knowledge...

05/02/2018

Friday is Library Day

A message from our Year 5 librarians – We really love helping in our school library...

02/02/2018

Skeletons - Year 3

This week in Science, Year 3 children from class Australia have been furthering their study...

26/01/2018

Kwanzaa

Class Koala have started 2018 by looking into the seven day celebration of African Culture...

24/01/2018

Phiro Robots

This week, in ICT, we have been using our Phiros to help develop our programming...

23/01/2018

Young Voices 2018

We had an absolutely fantastic time performing at Young Voices in Sheffield Arena.  We joined...

23/01/2018

Light and Dark - Class Panda

We have had a fantastic week settling into our daily phonics and maths lessons but...

23/01/2018

The Lion and the Unicorn

We have been reading "The Lion and the Unicorn" by Shirley Hughes and writing a diary...

23/01/2018

Christmas Dinner

We had a lovely Christmas Dinner in the final week of term.  Thank you to...

23/01/2018

Lights, Camel, Action

Our Christmas production this year was entitled Lights, Camel, Action.  This was a jam-packed cast of...

23/01/2018

Class Koala Portraits

Look at us! Our portraits are finally finished and don’t we look fabulous.  It has been...

23/01/2018

Town Mouse and Country Mouse

We used the story of The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse to help us...

23/01/2018

Year One Outdoor Maths

The Year Ones have been giving each other instructions to find the pirates' belongings.  We...

23/01/2018

World Arts and Crafts - Class Australia

Over the last few weeks, in our Creative Curriculum lessons, we have been exploring art,...

23/01/2018

Poets and Poems - Class Australia

Class Australia have been exploring poets and poems in their English lessons. In one of the...

23/01/2018

Class Koala's Salads

Class Koala enjoyed designing and making a well-balanced salad including essential meat or fish (protein)...

23/01/2018

Class Panda are Scientists

Class Scientist should be our new class name as we have been predicting, giving our...

28/11/2017

Shoebox Appeal

We were delighted to hand over 89 shoeboxes to the Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child...

28/11/2017

Healthy Family Group Day

For our Healthy Family Group Day the children came to school in sports kit ready to tackle activities...

28/11/2017

Remembrance Respect

This week we have been thinking about remembrance and respect. We enjoyed the visit from...

28/11/2017

Hunting for Dragons

Class China have been imagining that they are photographers for a BBC wildlife programme. They...

28/11/2017

Washing Hands

Class Koala had greasy, grubby fun finding out why wa need to always wash our...

28/11/2017

Class Koala Reward Afternoon

Class Koala really enjoyed their first reward afternoon.  We all came dressed in our 'out...

31/10/2017

Autumn Storms - Class Panda

In Class Panda we have been reading about Scarecrows. Our focus story is about Tattybogle,...

19/10/2017

Creative, Crafty, Clever Koalas

Class Koala are always busy first thing in the morning.  Year 2 develop and practice...

12/10/2017

Harvest Soup

Class China harvested the last of their allotment vegetables this morning.  The spring onions had...

12/10/2017

Character Descriptions

This week, in Literacy, Class Australia finished their character descriptions.  These were based on their class...

10/10/2017

Maths Skills - Class Koala

We enjoy learning and practising maths skills in lots of ways, inside and outside the...

10/10/2017

Senses - Class Panda

This week our main theme has been our senses.  We have learned to name our...

04/10/2017

Ourselves - Class Koala

In Class Koala our topic is 'Ourselves'!  We've been having lots of fun singing songs,...

04/10/2017

Girls' Football Tournament

Our KS2 Girls' Football team took part in a tournament at Shelley College on 3rd...

02/10/2017

Class Panda - w/c 25th September 2017

This week we have read stories around growing up.  We have talked about how we...

28/09/2017

How to Care for a Pet Dragon

In class Australia, we have recently drafted our instructions for how to care for a pet dragon....

26/09/2017

Descriptive Writing

We are working hard on our descriptive writing this week based on a scene from...

26/09/2017

Running

We are improving our running skills to help us become rounders champions and indoor athletics...

26/09/2017

USA Number Plates

This week in topic lesson we continued exploring the continent of North America, specifically, the...

26/09/2017

Class China Grammar

We have been revising and developing our grammar skills using prepositions....

26/09/2017

Roman Numerals

One of our first maths skills we practised this year was deciphering Roman Numerals....

26/09/2017

Skeletons

Class Panda have been learning about the different parts of our bodies and about our...

18/09/2017

KS2 Creative Curriculum

On Thursday KS2 began the first Creative Curriculum rotation of the year.  We all had...

15/09/2017

Class Australia - Good Writing

In Class Australia, as part of their literacy lessons, the children have been using mind...

15/09/2017

Our Library

All of our children have now visited the library at least twice. The Year 5...

15/09/2017

Class Panda - Thinking about Feelings

This week we have been thinking about our feelings. We have been learning to understand...

15/09/2017

Class Australia - Learning about Friction

Class Australia have been learning all about friction. They discussed and predicted what types of surfaces would...

24/07/2017

Allotment Harvesting - Class Pacific

Class Pacific had a fantastic time harvesting the plants they grew earlier this term....

24/07/2017

Year 5 Leavers

Year 5 entertained us all with their wonderful Leavers' Service at St Nicolas' Church. They...

24/07/2017

KS1 Visit to Cliffe House

Year 1 and Year 2 had a brilliant time at Cliffe House - even though...

24/07/2017

Sports' Day

We all had a great time at Sports' Day....

24/07/2017

Year 4 Get Active Day

Our Year 4 children had a great time at Shelley College when they took part...

24/07/2017

Year 3 Healthy and Happy Day

Year 3 took part in a Healthy and Happy Day at Shelley College along with...

07/07/2017

Busy Writers

Wow - what busy writers Class Owl have been this week!  Year 2 have written...

03/07/2017

Experimenting with Mirrors

In science this week, we explored how mirrors reflect light by conducting a range of...

28/06/2017

Mini Beasts

This week we have been searching for mini beasts in our outdoor area. We found...

28/06/2017

Creative Writing Challenge

Class Pacific has enjoyed the creative writing challenge designed by Josh....

28/06/2017

Year 2 Cricket

Year 2 have really enjoyed their cricket with Callum and Jack from Denby Dale Cricket...

27/06/2017

Investigating Light

This week, in science, we have been furthering our knowledge on  the topic of light...

27/06/2017

Tropical Butterfly House

Class Owl and Class Hedgehog had a lovely day out at Tropical Butterfly House....

16/06/2017

Call Push Rescue

This week Year 5 have been practising Call Push Rescue (CPR) with inflated manikins.  We...

16/06/2017

Our Garden - Radish Harvesting

Class Atlantic - Harvesting our crop…  This week we have tasted the radishes we planted...

16/06/2017

Year 4 Science

In Year 4 science we have been learning how to build a complete circuit.  We...

16/06/2017

Class Pacific Maths Revision

This week Class Pacific have been working on revising everything we have learnt this year...

12/06/2017

Medusa Masks

This week, we have been continuing our Creative Curriculum work on the theme of Greece...

12/06/2017

Pirates!

We have started our last half term together as Class Hedgehog and plan to have...

12/06/2017

Underwater World

Class Owl are diving deep down into the depths of an exciting underwater world this...

11/06/2017

Class Owl w/e 26th May

What a fabulous week Class Owl have had.  On Monday afternoon, in small groups, the...

11/06/2017

Year 5 Church Schools Transition

The Yr 5 children enjoyed taking part in a church school transition workshop at St...

11/06/2017

Cannon Hall Farm Visit

Reception had a really great day at Cannon Hall Farm.  They enjoyed seeing all the...

10/06/2017

Class Atlantic - Camp Half Blood

This week in literacy, we have completed our setting descriptions on Camp Half Blood, based...

10/06/2017

Science experiment using diet cola

It was exciting finding out what reaction there is when adding tictacs or mentos to...

10/06/2017

Tag Rugby

Class Pacific had a great time playing tag rugby. ...

10/06/2017

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

Class Pacific have produced some fantastic writing based on Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief....

10/06/2017

Making Coleslaw

Year 2 had a very hands on afternoon this week following instructions to make coleslaw....

19/05/2017

Class Owl take over Mrs Barrett's classroom!

Shhh - don't tell Mrs Barrett!  Whilst Years 4 and 5 were away at Robinwood,...

11/05/2017

Class Hedgehog - w/c 8th May

We have been extra busy this week - it's amazing how much we can learn...

08/05/2017

Class Pacific Maths Games

As part of maths rotations we use maths games to practise our skills.  Richard, Cameron...

08/05/2017

Sleepover 2017

What a fantastic night we had at the KS2 Sleepover.  53 children enjoyed a fun...

06/05/2017

Greek Columns

This week, we have been continuing our work on the theme of Greek quests to...

06/05/2017

Jungle and Rainforest Fun

This week has been jungle and rainforest fun. We have learned a great boogie song...

06/05/2017

Gardening - May 2017

Class Pacific have done a fantastic job of weeding the allotment and planting out their...

06/05/2017

Quarter Turns - Class Owl

In maths we have been moving ourselves and shapes through a quarter, half and three...

02/05/2017

Bikeability April 2017

In April Yr 5 were given the opportunity to take part in two days of...

01/05/2017

Class Hedgehog w/c 24th April 2017

We have been finding out about the animals on the farm.  We have sorted animals...

01/05/2017

Science Afternoon

Class Owl had a lovely afternoon being scientists, making predictions and carrying out different experiments....

01/05/2017

Optical Illusions

Class Atlantic have created some effective artwork as a result of drawing and colouring Optical...

01/05/2017

Big Freeze Maths

We have been practising our ability to work out sequences in our big freeze maths...

11/04/2017

Atlas skills - Class Atlantic

In topic, we have been developing our coordinate and grid reference skills to help us when...

11/04/2017

Class Owl - week commencing 3rd April

Wow!  What a fantastic week Class Owl have had! On Tuesday we went on our educational...

11/04/2017

KS1 visit to Yorkshire Sculpture Park

KS1 visited the Yorkshire Sculpture Park on 4th April.  They enjoyed a fantastic and creative...

05/04/2017

Reading Challenge - EYFS & KS1

Unfortunately the Reception and KS1 reading challenge has come to an end. All of you...

05/04/2017

Great Fire of London - Class Hedgehog

We have had an exciting few weeks with our topic work on the Great Fire...

05/04/2017

Faberge Eggs by Class Pacific

We have beenb busy completing our Faberge inspired eggs.  Enjoy your Easter holidays....

31/03/2017

Musical Instruments in French

Class Pacific have been learning the names of musical instruments in French.  We have been...

29/03/2017

Alpine Plants - Artwork

In Topic Class Atlantic have been studying Alpine plant life and have used this as...

24/03/2017

Christian Creation - Class Owl

Class Owl really enjoyed their RE activities with Hand to Mouth. They listened carefully to...

24/03/2017

Comic Relief

For Comic Relief / Red Nose Day we dressed up in clothes with red, white,...

24/03/2017

Wrapping Paper - Class Atlantic

This week we have been designing our own wrapping paper to wrap gifts for Mothers...

20/03/2017

Class Owl - Fire of London

Class Owl were able to speak and write with great understanding about what it would...

20/03/2017

Fire

We painted our own fire. Can you tell the difference between this and our Great...

20/03/2017

Alpine Plants

This week, Class Atlantic have been exploring how alpine plants have adapted to live in...

20/03/2017

Busy Fingers

Busy Fingers - we tried some very sticky and tricky challenges this week. Click here to...

20/03/2017

KS2 Hot Cross Cookies

KS2 have been looking at Easter foods in Creative Curriculum.  As part of this we...

16/03/2017

Great Fire of London

We recreated our own Great Fire of London under the watchful eyes of fire fighters...

14/03/2017

KS1 Football Team - March 2017

Our KS1 Football team played really well in the recent Shelley Pyramid Tournament and came...

13/03/2017

Old Houses - Class Hedgehog

We have started our work on the Great Fire of London and have looked at...

12/03/2017

Big Freeze Maths Adventure

Class Pacific have been working really hard practising different mathematical strategies to solve challenges in...

12/03/2017

Investigating Flowers - Class Atlantic

In science this week, we learnt all about how water is transported through flowers. We...

12/03/2017

Work to 'bee' proud of - 10th March 2017

Class Atlantic have lots of work to 'bee' proud of this week.  From amazing extended...

12/03/2017

Stay and Play - 10th March 2017

Reception children really enjoy Stay and Play sessions when the grown ups come and join...

11/03/2017

Pushes and Pulls

Class Owl have been investigating how pushes and pulls work as opposites to make things...

10/03/2017

Stay and Play - 10th March 2017

Reception children really enjoy Stay and Play sessions when grown-ups come to visit the class...

10/03/2017

Old Houses - Class Hedgehog

We've started our Great Fire of London work and looked at the differences between new...

07/03/2017

KS2 Football Tournament - 7th March 2017

Despite the muddy conditions our KS2 Football Team came 5th out of 13 teams in...

03/03/2017

Class Owl Assembly

Class Owl’s Assembly for Parents was on Wednesday 1st March.  We enjoyed sharing our maths...

02/03/2017

Year 5 Science

    Today year 5 used their knowledge of reversible changes to help others. First they rescued a...

02/03/2017

World Book Day - 2nd March 2017

We had a lovely time sharing the joy of reading with each other, created book...

01/03/2017

Class Owl's Assembly

Class Owl shared some of the work they have been doing with their parents and...

27/02/2017

Safer Internet Day

It was Safer Internet Day on 7th February and the children were reminded about how...

27/02/2017

PC Pete Visit

PC Pete visited for a ‘Safety Day’.  We were delighted to welcome PC Pete Whitehouse...

25/02/2017

Animation Film Show

We have worked together in groups to create some animations. On 16th February KS2 had...

25/02/2017

The Golden Rule

In RE we’ve been learning about the Golden Rule not only in respect of Christianity...

25/02/2017

Class Assembley

It was our Class Assembly on 15th February and we loved sharing some of our...

25/02/2017

Outdoor Maths - 3D Shapes

Outdoor maths is always fun and we have created 3D shapes using sticks and twigs....

25/02/2017

Persuasive Writing

Using persuasive writing techniques we’ve been writing adverts to help Mr McKay sell his car. ...

25/02/2017

Hibernation

We had fun planning and building a home for hedgehogs.  We were a bit worried...

25/02/2017

Blasting off to space

We are always busy in Class Hedgehog doing lots of exciting things.  We have especially...

25/02/2017

Planets & Spaceships

We have invented our own planets, giving them names and describing what type of planet...

03/12/2016

Christmas Fayre

Helping Hands organised a Christmas Fayre on 3rd December. We were delighted that Father Christmas...

17/11/2016

Shoebox Appeal - November 2016

Thank you to everyone who donated a shoebox filled with gifts for the Operation Christmas...

15/07/2016

Chance to Shine Cricket Festival - July 2016

Further to the cricket coaching that the children had been given in school we were...

06/07/2016

Drama Club - Treasure Island - July 2016

Our Drama Club gave a performance of Treasure Island on our new stage. The performance...

06/07/2016

Cliffe House Visit - July 2016

Children in Year 1 and Year 2 visited Cliffe House in Shepley on Thursday 14th...

21/06/2016

Yr 3 Healthy and Happy Day - June 2016

Year 3 took part in a Pyramid Sport Day at Shelley College joining with other...

01/06/2016

New Starters Visit - June 2016

Our ‘new starters’ visited for three afternoons in June prior to them starting full time...

10/05/2016

Robinwood Visit - May 2016

Yr 4 and 5 visited Robinwood Activity Centre. They had a fantastic time - look...