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12/11/2019

Outdoor Maths - Square Numbers

In Outdoor maths this week Year 5 are learning about square numbers. We tried different...

12/11/2019

Remembrance Service 2019

Our Year 5 children represented the school at the Birdsedge Remembrance Service on the 11th...

12/11/2019

Harvest Service 2019

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us in St Nicholas' Church for...

12/11/2019

Family Group Day - Keeping Safe

Working in their Family Groups the children rotated around five activities based on the theme...

24/10/2019

Our trip to the future!

Today, in our literacy lesson, we took a trip to the future! When we came...

17/10/2019

Irreversible Reactions

The conclusion of year 5’s science topic on reactions was quite dramatic.  We discovered what...

11/10/2019

Hand to Mouth - Class Atlantic

This week we had a visit from Hand to Mouth.  We started our lesson by...

11/10/2019

Yr 3 PE with Project Sport

This half term Year 3 have been enjoying PE sessions with Andy from Project Sport. ...

11/10/2019

KS1 Indoor Athletics

Our KS1 Indoor Athletics team took part in an inter-schools competition at Shelley College.  They...

09/10/2019

PE with a difference!

P.E. with a difference!  We enjoyed making dens and shelters in P.E. with Andy from...

07/10/2019

Year 2 Coleslaw

Friday was the annual Year 2 coleslaw make as part of their English reading and...

03/10/2019

Year 5 Science - Oct 2019

We have been investigating which material is best for soaking up spills. We practised our...

30/09/2019

Reception Visit to Cannon Hall Farm 2019

Reception had a very interesting day at Cannon Hall Farm.  They learnt lots about the...

27/09/2019

Creative Curriculum

It's good to be back and it's week one of Creative Curriculum.  Look how busy...

27/09/2019

Colour Mixing

Class Owl have been mixing primary paints to create the secondary colours, orange, purple, green,...

25/09/2019

Urban Strides Workshop

Following a request from some of our KS2 children we invited Urban Strides in to school to...

25/09/2019

Happy Puzzle Day

Thanks to a grant from Denby Dale Parish Council all the children were able to...

25/09/2019

Sports' Day 2019

Sports' Day was great fun and everyone had a lovely time.  We all enjoyed taking...

24/06/2019

Class Puffin - Butterfly release.

We released our lovely butterflies into the wild on Friday. We were a little upset...

25/11/2018

Class Penguin - Year 1 - Scared Bears.

As part of our rhyming learning this week, the Year Ones made a shape teddy...

25/11/2018

Class Penguin - Learning about how different people around the world celebrate.

We have been finding out about how people around the world, from different cultures and...

21/11/2018

Healthy Family Groups October 2018

Our Healthy Family Group Day in October helped raise money for Kunzugu Primary School in...

16/11/2018

Year 1 and 2 Visit to the Beth Hamidrash Hagadol Synagogue and Abbey House Museum

Year 1 and 2 had a fantastic day in Leeds on Tuesday visiting two places...

08/11/2018

Tudor Portraits

This week Class Bear have done a great job of completing their Tudor portraits which...

19/10/2018

Year 2 PE - Physical Skills

Year 2 have been building up a number of key physical skills in P.E. this...

17/10/2018

Defibrillator Training

CPR and defibrillator training held in school following the installation of the new defibrillator....

15/10/2018

KS1 Indoor Athletics Champions

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

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

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...

28/11/2017

Shoebox Appeal

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

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...

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

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

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...

11/05/2017

Class Hedgehog - w/c 8th May

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

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...

11/04/2017

KS1 visit to Yorkshire Sculpture Park

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

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

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

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...

12/03/2017

Big Freeze Maths Adventure

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