Spooky Goings on in Y5A!

Inspired by our class book, Room 13, Y5A have been exploring character’s feelings and actions, using our own strangely appearing door as an inspiration. Are you impressed by our expressions […]

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A special visitor in school today.

Today, the whole school sharpened their pencils and practised their drawing skills, throughout the day. Simon Murray, illustrator of the Mokee Joe books and author of ‘Icky Do Dah’ visited […]

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Y6G Invertebrate Hunt

This week in Science, Y6G have been classifying invertebrates. To help us, we decided to head out to the pond and find some real invertebrates! We found all three types […]

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Fantastic fox art – Y3T 

Based on our class book – Fantastic Mr Fox – Y3T have been busy using many different tools and skills in art to understand some key elements in the story  […]

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Amazing Art in Y4K

We are lucky enough to have the help of the very talented Mrs Taylor in our art sessions. Today the children have been putting the finishing touches to their pastel […]

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Talk for Writing in Y3S

In Y3S we have used talk for writing to help us remember parts of a non-chronological report about foxes. We worked as a team to create actions! Take a look […]

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SUMMS in Y5S

On Friday to complete our SUMMS for the week in numeracy, the children had to apply their learning of properties of numbers to identify what number they had stuck onto […]

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Building Lighthouses

We have been busy constructing lighthouses in Year 6 using a range of different materials. Next, we need to program a light to flash at the top so that ships […]

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Celebrating home learning in Y3T

This week Miss Towell has been amazed by the efforts of the home learning in Y3T. Every single person in the class handed in their home learning and the quality […]

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Chance to Shine Cricket 

Today the children have been bowled over with another wonderful day of sport – this time with cricket!!  Each class had the chance to develop their batting, fielding, and catching […]

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CREST Awards: Nest Building

The children in science club are working towards obtaining a CREST award. Their first challenge has been a nest building challenge. They had to investigate how birds build their nests, […]

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Newsletter 30 September 2016

School Dinners – New Agora System. Herringthorpe has introduced a new secure online payment service. Northumberland Residential. The Year 6 children had an amazing week at Northumberland.  The children were […]

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Olympic circuit with James Kirton 

Wow! What an exciting, inspiring and motivational morning we had today at HJS!  2008 Beijing Olympic swimmer, James Kirton came in to school with his excellent team to work with […]

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