Y4 Stone Age art

This afternoon in year 4 we used clay to make a Stone Age necklace. We used a variety of clay techniques and are now looking forward to adding the finishing […]

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Shine ✨ Week Six- Getting our steps in 👣

This week in Shine, we put our Fitbits to the test by completing a Ninja Warrior style assault course! We learnt about different types of physical activity- aerobic, anaerobic and […]

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Class Challenge… the results are in!

What a class challenge today was…. Close games, great excitement, great fun with Y4J and Y6S taking 1st place in their respective year groups. Well done everyone 👏

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Y6 Lindy Hop Dancing: WW2 Immersive Day

This afternoon we were transported to a 1940s dance where we learned some of the basic Lindy Hop moves. We loved the high-energy style of Lindy hop and it certainly […]

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Y4A Pitch and volume

In Y4A we have explored how pitch and volume change. To do this we made musical instruments using every day objects. The children used excellent communication skills to listen to […]

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Y6 Sign Up: WW2 Immersive Day

Major Jenkinson visited Herringthorpe today to find new recruits for the war effort. All new recruits were put through their paces to see if they were able to join the […]

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Y6 1940s Playground Games: WW2 Immersive Day

A very busy breaktime this afternoon, where Y6 were transported to the 1940s to play popular games from the time. Thank goodness the hail cleared so it didn’t stop our […]

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Y6 First Aid: WW2 Immersive Day

As part of our Home Front effort, Y6 took part in First Aid training. We learned how to bandage a wound, how to carry out a primary survey and how […]

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Y6 Cooking: WW2 Immersive Day

We combined our rations today and created recipes that were popular during World War 2. Using Potato Pete’s recipe book we create potato and leek soup to be eaten with […]

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Making Compasses in Y3L

For our Science lesson this week, Y3L have been consolidating our learning about magnets and forces. We magnetised sewing pins and balanced them on corks in water. If magnestised properly, […]

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Investigating refraction in Y6

Today we have been investigation refraction as part of our science learning. We used our science enquiry skills to make predictions before we started and then observed carefully to find […]

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Willow Tree Academy unites! Herringthorpe meets Roughwood 🤝

Today, Willow Tree Academy participated in a Boccia festival- Well done Herringthorpe Juniors and Roughwood Primary School 👏🏻

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Y5 Science Investigation 🥄🥛

Today Y5 took part in a Science investigation where we investigated how sugar dissolved in a liquid. Some of us chose to investigate if the number of stirs affected the […]

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Week 5- Shine Club- Taste Testing 🍉🫑🍍🫐🍇

This weeks shine club was action packed! The children took part in a fruit taste testing session. We tried a variety of different fruits and gave them a score out […]

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