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Sign up for our Henry Programme

Sign up for our Henry Programme

HENRY stands for Health, Exercise Nutrition for the Really Young. HENRY is an eight week programme for parents of infants and toddlers aged 0 to 5 years. The Programme helps parents get their children off to the best start in life. The programme sessions are...

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Parents as Partners…

Parents as Partners…

What a great turn out? It was our second parents workshop this morning and what great turn out once again? Thank you everyone for working with us to create the best possible future for our children.

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BIkeabiity in year 6

BIkeabiity in year 6

Our Year 6 Children learning about safe cycling... Pine class have been enjoying their bikeability lessons this week. You may have seen them honing their skills on Haworth Road. It's all about gaining practical skills and understanding how to cycle on today’s roads....

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Treasure Boxes … Full of Aspirations

Treasure Boxes … Full of Aspirations

In 2016 every child.... In school wrote down their goal for the future and stored them in a class treasure box. This week they opened them. There was such a buzz around school. What was your child’s goal?

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Making Jam Sandwiches… with a twist

Making Jam Sandwiches… with a twist

Rising to the challenge.. with Steve Cunningham Children in Year 3 and the Willow found out how important our sight is when completing simple everyday tasks. They rose to the challenge of making a jam sandwich while blindfolded. Steve was very impressed!...

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Thank you to Steve Cunningham

Thank you to Steve Cunningham

A true inspiration... Thank you to Steve Cunningham for your positive message in assembly this morning. The children and staff loved having you back to talk about our vision for the future. You truly are an inspiration!

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Data Explorers in Year 5

Data Explorers in Year 5

Data Explorers and future researchers... Year 5 enjoyed the challenge of trying to beat the computer, but soon realised that when coded correctly, a computer can process data far more quickly than us. Thank you for our visitors from Born In Bradford Research for...

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A Great Start to Our Aspiration Week

A Great Start to Our Aspiration Week

Thank you to Ning... Aspiration week was off to a flying start this morning when Ning led our assembly with his wise words about respecting time and using it well, important if you are aspiring to great things. It sparked some very interesting debates about how people...

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Hafsah’s Step into The NHS Competition

Hafsah’s Step into The NHS Competition

Hafsah's winning poster... Was the reason she represented our school at 10 Downing Street. In our Aspiration assembly this morning, she helped Ning to launch our poster competitions for this week - Draw your future with Primary Futures and Born in Bradford ideas....

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Aspiration Week started off with a wonderful day of Yoga

Aspiration Week started off with a wonderful day of Yoga

Fantastic Start to Aspiration Week in School... What a wonderful start to our Aspiration Week in school? Year 1 and Year 2 children took part in some calming yoga sessions today. Kelly encouraged the children to use their imaginations as they practised different yoga...

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Year 6 Inspired by Their Class Novel

Year 6 Inspired by Their Class Novel

Room 13 brings Inspiration to our Year 6 Children... Year 6 have been inspired by their class novel, Room 13. They’ve created poetry about Dracula and Whitby Abbey. Using their computer skills they typed up and formatted the final poem.

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Apple Picking For Year 3

Apple Picking For Year 3

Apple Picking was so much fun.... Some pupils from Year 3 had an exciting opportunity to go apple picking. Maggie kindly invited us to pick apples from her garden  to use in the crumbles we are making next week. We had a lovely time and managed to pick enough apples...

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Year 3 Great Heaton Bake Off

Year 3 Great Heaton Bake Off

Year 3 had an exciting afternoon... As they hosted 'The Great Heaton Bake Off'. Mrs Bolton was in charge and she ensured that all teachers followed their recipes and that no teacher cheated - (Mrs Lambert!) Miss Sheena (our expert cook) judged the final crumbles and...

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Year Bikeability

Year Bikeability

Year 6 off to a flying start with Bikeability.... Year 6 started their bikability lessons today. They are learning how to keep safe, especially on the busy roads. Great perseverance and resilience from all pupils

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Visit to 10 Downing Street

Visit to 10 Downing Street

Great day at Downing Street.... Two year 6 pupils from our school had the wonderful opportunity to visit 10 Downing Street during the holidays. We were there to highlight our school’s vision for a great life for all our children. We were proud to discuss our...

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Last day of term

Last day of term

Ice cream, bouncy castle, attendance, achievement and much more... What an eventful last day of term. We started the day with an assembly to celebrate achievements and attendance, followed by ice creams and bouncy castles. We are so proud of all of our children and...

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An emotional goodbye to Year 6

An emotional goodbye to Year 6

Tears, laughter, excitement, new chapters and much more We said an emotional goodbye to our Year 6 pupils yesterday. They are moving on to the next chapter in their journey and we wish them all the best. We know you will be amazing!   

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Good to be Green celebration

Good to be Green celebration

Water,fun, laughter, Good to be Green and so much more...... Congratulations to all the children who attended the Good to be Green celebration this afternoon. They achieved green on their report for both attendance and behaviour. Well done. I don’t know who enjoyed...

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NHS poster competition

NHS poster competition

  Fun, NHS, radio and more.. Hafsah was very excited to go to bcb radio today to speak about her winning NHS poster. She ended up discussing the science she’s learnt at school that will help her become an astronaut in the future as well as how much she loves...

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Dance tournament

Dance tournament

Cheerleading, 1st place, fun, determination, and more... Congratulations to our Year 3 cheerleading squad who won the dance tournament yesterday afternoon. The atmosphere was amazing and all the teams were fantastic. Thank you to all the staff who rehearsed with the...

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Open evening

Open evening

Excitement, proud, hard work and more... Thank you to all the families who came to our open evening. We are so proud of everything our children have achieved this year and are really pleased that so many of you came tonight. Well done to all the children who performed...

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Baking bread with Warburtons

Baking bread with Warburtons

  Year 5, bread, Warburtons and more.. Year 5 have been baking bread with Warburtons this week. They learnt about healthy and balanced diets as well as the history of Warburtons. Doesn’t their bread look delicious?                                            ...

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Spellingbee

Spellingbee

Excitement, fun, tiebreakers, suspense and much more... A VERY impressive performance from all of the 18 spellingbee finalists from the SHINE schools. Judges could not believe how many tiebreaker words were needed! We are very proud of everyone and a special...

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Year 3’s Egyptian Day

Year 3’s Egyptian Day

Mummies, Egyptians, fun, laughter and much more.. Year 3 had an Awesome Egyptian Day today. They mummified each other, by pulling out their internal organs and wrapping themselves in bandages (toilet paper)! They built shadufs so they could lift water from the Nile to...

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School Council meet Naz Shah

School Council meet Naz Shah

Great discussions, politics, fairness and more.. Thank you to Naz Shah for a brilliant session with our School Council today. A great discussion which educated about politics, taught love over hatred and the importance of fairness for everybody. Some deep questions...

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OBON day

OBON day

Fun, excitement, laughter, community, singing, dancing, flash mob and so much more... We’re proud to be British. What a celebration of 1Britain1Nation. Every child drew a self portrait to complete a whole school Union Jack and wrote a “Britain is” poem. We had our...

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Year 4, 5 and 6’s trip to the BRI

Year 4, 5 and 6’s trip to the BRI

New experiences, fun and more... Years 4, 5 and 6 had an inspirational day at Bradford Royal Infirmary. They learnt about how their brains work, what it’s like to work with visually impaired children, how to administer CPR and how important ICT is in hospitals. So...

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Year 6’s fete

Year 6’s fete

Fun, laughter and more... Year 6 did a great job this week of organising and running their fete. Children from every class visited their event and helped to raise money for their year books. Looks like Mr Mawson had a great time!    

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Father’s Day workshop

Father’s Day workshop

Fun, laughter, woodlands and more... What a busy morning in the woods! Another Father's Day workshop. This morning it was 2 year nursery children who got to enjoy some quality time playing games and having fun.              

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Year 2’s trip to Eureka

Year 2’s trip to Eureka

Exploring, excitement and more... Year 2 had a great time at Eureka! on Friday. They learned about the importance of a healthy diet and what the different parts of our body are used for.                       

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Year 5’s Spanish Day

Year 5’s Spanish Day

flamenco dancing, sangria making, fun and much more... Year 5 launched their new topic with a Spanish Day. Dressed in red and yellow; children took part in flamenco dancing, sangria making and food tasting. Every child was excited to try all the new food even though...

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year 5’s tile prints

year 5’s tile prints

Calligraphy, geometrical patterns, Islamic art and more... year 5 decorated their tile prints with calligraphy, floral and geometrical patterns inspired by Islamic art. Some even took pictures of mehndi worn by staff and pupils in school to add to their work! Just...

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Year 6 trip to Flamingo Land

Year 6 trip to Flamingo Land

Fun, thrills, excitement, laughter and so much more... Linking investigating animals with the thrill of the theme park. From getting wet on the water rides to thrill seeking on the larger roller coasters, year 6 had a brilliant day with the added bonus of glorious...

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Do You Have a 3 Year Old Child?

Do You Have a 3 Year Old Child?

  Come and see our Nursery... On Thursday 23rd May, we will be holding a drop in session in our 3 year nursery setting from 3.30 until 5.00pm. Please feel free to drop by and meet the team. Staff will be available to answer any questions you may have and your...

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Stained glass windows

Stained glass windows

Colour, religion, fun and more.. Look  at the amazing Stained Glass Windows Year 2 made last week. They are learning about Christianity and Islam in their RE lessons.

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What a week? See how our year 6 celebrated the end of SATS…

What a week? See how our year 6 celebrated the end of SATS…

Our year 6 children have worked so hard this week and all year, they ended the week with a trip to Lister Park... What a wonderful day Year 6 had at Lister Park on Friday! The weather was amazing, the children were brilliantly behaved and they all had so much fun! A...

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Year 5’s coding lesson

Year 5’s coding lesson

excitement, fun, coding, achievement and more Year 5 tried some coding today and were amazing! Every child was engaged and excited to see their code work.    

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Maple’s visit to Cartwright Hall

Maple’s visit to Cartwright Hall

Artwork, dressing up, Arabic alphabet and much more... Maple had a very wet walk to Cartwright Hall today. However they learnt lots about the early Islamic civilisation and Baghdad. They learnt about the world of trade through a game in which one group managed to get...

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Anne Frank Exhibition

Anne Frank Exhibition

Our Year 5 and Year 6 pupils have had the amazing opportunity to see an Anne Frank Exhibition at Beckfoot Upper Heaton this week... Our Year 5 and Year 6 pupils visited an Anne Frank exhibition at Beckfoot Upper Heaton. It was really interesting to hear about her...

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Reception welcome their first baby chick

Reception welcome their first baby chick

Eggs, incubator, exciting, fun and more..... Over the last few weeks Reception have been eagerly waiting the arrival of their baby chicks. It wasn't  as easy as they all thought it would be as they had to turn the eggs 3 times a day. Over the holidays Mrs Mathers took...

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Year 2’s visit to the park

Year 2’s visit to the park

Eye spy, fun, inspiration and more.. Year 2 went to the park on Haworth Road yesterday to help inspire their literacy writing. They drew the park, completed an eye spy checklist and even got to play on the equipment. They were very well behaved and great ambassadors...

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Today Year 2 Visited the Mosque

Today Year 2 Visited the Mosque

Year 2 visit to Thornbury Mosque... Today Year 2 visited Thornbury Mosque. We learnt about the different parts of the Mosque including the tall towers called minarets, the crescent moons and the speakers outside. The children also went inside the Mosque to look...

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