The News

What’s been happening around our school?

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

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

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

  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 editing...

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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

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

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

  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 child...

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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...

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Year 4 visit to Silsden…

What a great day! A visit to Silsden for Year 4.... The children set out early on their journey to the town of Silsden. They had an interesting walk around and took in the sites. They saw the old mill, the canal and had fantastic views from the top of the hill. They...

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Tadpoles in 2 Year Nursery

Our 2 Year Nursery Children have been learning about Tadpoles... Take a look at these lovely pictures of our 2 Year Nursery Children learning about tadpoles. They have been looking after them - feeding them with cucumber and they love it!  ...

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Year 5’s visit from the West Yorkshire Fire Department

West Yorkshire Fire Department... Year 5 had a visit from the West Yorkshire Fire Department this afternoon. They talked about how fires start, what to do during a fire as well as car safety.The children had lots of amazing questions as well as some riveting...

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Vaisakhi Assembly

Our Vaisakhi Assembly... Our children were totally captivated during the brilliant Vaisakhi assembly. Children and staff learned all about the story of Vaisakhi and why Sikhs celebrate it. Children from Year 4 also helped us to  learn all about the Five K's and why...

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Year 1 visit to St Martin’s church

Easter, Christianity and much more... Yesterday Year 1 visited St Martin's church to find out why Christians celebrate Easter. They also found out lots of interesting things from Rev Chris about Christianity and what happens when Christians go to church. The teachers...

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Year 1 castle building day

Castle Building, role play and much more.... On Friday Year 1 had a castle building day.They had a fantastic time building their very own castle and had lots of problem solving tasks, especially as it was a very windy day! Staff were very impressed with the children...

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The Hungry Caterpillar

  Lights, camera action... Children in Orange Blossom have been learning about the Hungry Caterpillar. Miss Mir was very proud that they could retell the whole story.   [video poster="http://www.heaton.bradford.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Slide1-800x600.jpg"...

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Palm class put their Jigsaw learning into practise

Palm class, Jigsaw, recovery position and much more.. This afternoon Palm class have been putting their Jigsaw learning into practice. Rehearsing how to put someone in the recovery position if they are unconscious but breathing. A very important...

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Trojan horses

Poplar class, woodland, Trojan horses and much more.. Poplar class spent their day in the woodland making Trojan horses. They had to use saws and files to create the bodies and then attached the head and wheels. Don't they look great? They also used clay to make...

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Pirate treasure

Pirates, hidden treasure, ice and so much more.. Children in the Willow were searching for pirate treasure in blocks of ice. Great fun but very...

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100% attendance

Hazel class, 100% attendance, extra playtime and so much more... Well done to Hazel class for 100% attendance last week. They had great fun on the climbing equipment during their extra playtime. Some children even learned how to play hop-scotch correctly. It's not...

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Lunchtime library club

36 children, year 3-6, fun, books and so much more.. What a success the lunchtime library club was. 36 children today! Such a mix from year 3 - year 6. Lovely to see so many boys too! We made bookmarks, completed word searches and lots of children took out a book....

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Numeracy pals

Role models What great role models our older pupils are! Numeracy pals were helping their partner to learn their times tables at break time...

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Year 5 poems

Poets in the making Year 5 have written their own poems after being inspired by our visit from poet, Matt Goodfellow. They wrote about someone special and why they make their lives better. Warning you my need a tissue. [video...

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Year 4 food chains and food webs

Science, writing on desks, food chains and more... Year 4 have really been enjoying learning about food chains and food webs in science ( especially when the teachers let the children write on their desks!) They photographed their work to add to their Ebook they have...

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Life skills

Life skills, shopping, fun and more... Some of our Year 1 pupils are learning about life skills they will need as they grow. Today they visited the shop to learn about money and how to pay for things. On their way back to school they called at the park. I'm not sure...

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Nursery music sessions

Watch out Britains got talent we have a new star in town.... After weekly music sessions with Mr Biggin, the children in nursery have been inspired to sing and play instruments. One of the children even brought in his own guitar from home and performed Twinkle Twinkle...

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Year 5 inspired by gymnastics lessons

Future Olympic gymnastics in the making.... Year 5 children were so inspired by their gymnastics lessons they spent break time today practising their moves. Impressive!                              ...

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Visit from poet, Matt Goodfellow

Matt Goodfellow, poet, excited children and much more.... We had a visit from poet, Matt Goodfellow today. He delivered assemblies to al the children, then spent the rest of the the day delivering workshops. So many inspired and excited children. Can't wait to read...

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Potato competition

World Book Day, potatoes, fun and much more... What a busy week! We started by celebrating World Book Day and ended with Comic Relief, with lots of learning in between. The winner of the book character potato competition was announced in assembly yesterday. Can you...

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