We enjoyed creating a ‘Crood’ story map together, then had a go at publishing our own…
Using drama to rehearse dialogue was great fun today! Our immersive reading area and desks became caves and groups sat around a campfire to mimic our model text.
Practical maths – numbers to 10,000 in ascending and descending order
We were very proud to take our Year 3 and 4 football teams to the Willow Tree Academy Football tournament on Thursday. It has been a while since we have […]
We talked about how asthma can affect the lives of sufferers and how we can make simple adaptations to help and support someone with the condition. We also created our own version of the First Aid advice for dealing with an asthma attack.
Our children have been scaling well this week, with lots of positive interaction at playtimes.
4B used a range of instruments to help us demonstrate how sounds are made and how sound travels 👂
Wow! What a fantastic morning Herringthorpe had participating in their Sports Day! Despite the rain, our spirits were not dampened and we all showed a tremendous amount of teamwork and […]
Wow! What a fabulous day Y5 have had visiting the Viking Festival at Locke Park. The children fully immersed themselves into learning all about the Vikings. We explored Viking weapons, […]
This afternoon, Y3F went outside to seek inspiration for the patterns we are going to create based on the work of William Morris. We took our inspiration back to the […]
Today in Y4J we evaluated different ‘don’t buzz the wire’ games as we are going to create our own! We looked at what materials were used and discussed how the […]
Year 3 enjoying tasting home made Victorian bread and butter this morning.
This term Y3 are learning about Animals and Humans in science. Last week, we created models of our arm to show how muscles usually work in pairs to move our […]
We would like you to share in our Jubilee Celebration from the last week of term. It was amazing to see so many of you turn up to take part […]
Our Willow Tree Warriors create a video linked to staying safe while gaming online.
Today in P4C, Y5 read the book, ‘Here We Are.’ Our chosen P4C question was, ‘is it good to be different?’ We spoke about our own similarities and differences and […]
Today we have been interviewing each other. We took on various roles such as the interviewer, Robin Hood, Maid Marion and the person filming. We thought about appropriate questions to […]
Wow! What a fabulous morning we have had completing for our house teams in a range of sporting activities. All the pupils used their teamwork skills and resilience and have […]
As Executive Head Teacher, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our website, we are very proud of your children’s achievements at Herringthorpe Junior School and we know […]
This week in Y5D, we have been carrying out experiments related to conductors and insulators of electricity. The children chose an object to test. For example, a lemon. They then […]
Last week, children, parents and teachers, from all four schools in our academy, came together for one very special event … Our first ever, Willow Tree Film Festival! And what […]
On Thursday 22nd of June 2017 we held our final music concert of the year. The children have come on in leaps and bounds over the school year with their […]
This afternoon, we came together for a wonderful assembly, to celebrate the achievements of this year’s Year 6 children. They opened with an amazing ‘Through the Decades’ Talent Show, with […]
On Friday 16th June 2017, we held our own Willow Tree Olympics. This was a wonderful, collaborative sports event that brought four schools together! The children enjoyed making new friendships […]
Today we have designed and built our cars. Tomorrow… we paint and race them!
On Friday the 7th of April 2017 we finished the end of term with our wonderful Easter celebration assembly. All year groups took part in singing and celebrating the meaning […]
Wow! What an absolutely amazing day Y3T have had! To link with our Spring Term topic, Magical Kingdoms, Year 3 have been on an education visit to our very […]
Here is the long awaited release of our HJS staff Band Aid 2016!! Our children absolutely loved watching this premier during our Christmas X factor Show!! Many a giggle could […]
Today we held our annual X Factor show! As always we were blown away by the wonderful acts that took to the stage and showed courage and such professionalism!! Watch […]
Today some of our children visited a local residential home, Bakersfield Court. The children went to sing traditional Christmas carols to the awaiting residents. They sang so beautifully and everybody […]
Download: Year 6 SATS Information Thank you to everyone who attended the SATS information evening. We know that it is not always possible to make it into school but we would […]
Monday 12th December 2016 Today our amazing cast of little actors took to the stage, twice, to perform in our school play, Sleeping Beauty. The professionalism and resilience of each […]
What an incredible day Year 6 have had today! Thanks to the AMAZING staff at the Odeon Cinema in Sheffield, we were able to showcase our fabulous film and animation learning […]
On Thursday the 8th of December 2016 we held our annual Christingle Service. All the school participated and had some different parts to play. Year 3’s with their beautiful Christingle […]
Thursday 8th December 2016 Our Christmas Fayre was a wonderful success with lots of handmade goodies and treats to buy! As you can tell from our pictures below the children […]
On Tuesday 6th December 2016 we held our hugely popular Carols in the Round evening. Parents, children and staff gathered together to sing some traditional carols in the centre circle. […]
On Wednesday the 7th December 2016, it was our Christmas school dinner day and, wow, we certainly had our dinner in style! The children looked so festive and colourful in all […]
On Friday November the 11th 2016 Herringthorpe Juniors and Herringthorpe Infants gathered together to remember the fallen. The Remembrance service was held in the centre circle with children contributing to […]
On Friday 14th October 2016 we held our Harvest Festival Assembly to celebrate and give thanks for this special time of year. We are so very grateful and amazed at […]
On Friday 16th September we celebrated Eid in fashion! Throughout the day the children completed various activities and crafts linked to Eid. There was also indian food tasting, Henna art […]
On Friday 17th June 2016 we held our Year 6 Leavers assembly. Needless to say it was a very sad moment to be saying goodbye to our Year 6 children […]
Friday 17th June 2016 WOW!! What an amazing morning we have had at Herringthorpe Juniors today! It has been filled with so many talented children making us all laugh, cry, […]
Today the children put on a wonderful musical performance for the whole school and for parents and carers. Many musical instruments were on show with such talented musicians behind them! […]
On Thursday 9th June 2016. Herringthorpe Juniors hosted a mini Olympics event with Greasbrough Primary School and Roughwood Primary School. All Year 5’s and 6’s from all three schools came […]
At our latest parents evening, parents and carers were given the opportunity to fill out a questionnaire form that related to what their views and opinions were about our school. […]
Today Mrs Pye’s class and half of Mrs Brewin’s class visited Rawmarsh CLC to film their very own rendition of Harry Potter! They had the most wonderful time, learning many […]
On Thursday 17th of March 2016 the whole school celebrated Easter in their own individual way! From beautiful singing, poetry, amazing instrument performances and their very own Easter […]
On Sunday the 13th March 2016 Mrs Greenwood and Miss Snowden fly out to experience an adventure of a lifetime! Follow their amazing blog here! China Blog
X factor 2015! Today our children were in for a treat watching all the amazing acts that were shortlisted for our yearly X Factor! The acts have been working so […]
On the 9th of December we would like to invite you into school at 5pm to enjoy the Y5 Abba concert. As part of our music curriculum and the children’s […]
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On Friday the 3rd July 2015 we held our annual Herringthorpe’s Got Talent show! As always it was a huge success with children enjoying all the amazing acts. The children […]
Wow what a wonderful turn out we had at our annual summer fair! The weather served us well with the sun shining brightly! We had many stalls offering some wonderful […]
We have spent time over the past few weeks reflecting and remembering Queen Elizabeth II.
In our first ‘my happy mind’ session this week, we explored our brains and identified how it allows us to grow and develop through constant exposure to experiences
This morning, Y4J created their own story maps to help them with their narratives. They have turned out brilliantly.
Great sportsmanship on show this evening from our year 5 and 6’s. Wonderful matches in our second week of Willow Tree Cup Competition.
Some of Year 6 spent the day at Robin Hood’s Bay today. We had a lovely day in the sunshine exploring the rock pools, identifying crabs and small fish, lunch […]
In Y4J we have been learning all about hunter-gatherers and what they needed to do to survive. We then had to go and do our own hunting and gather safe […]
Yesterday Y4G had an amazing Stone Age Day at Clifton Park! The children got to become firestarters, sharp shooters and used their art skills to recreate some Stone Age knecklaces. […]
As part of our artist study for this term, we explored William Morris’ vast collection of artwork and prints. We used exploration to identify ‘moods’ and ‘themes’ within his art […]
Fresh from our school orchard, we were inspired to make apple crumble!
Today Y5 explored our artist for this term- Mr Peter Thorpe. We completed an artist study before exploring some of the shapes he uses in his abstract paintings.
Today Y5 created their own mnemonic to help remember the order of the planets in our solar system. We did a great job and being creative (and a little silly!) […]
This week, Y5 have been learning about how to treat a severe bleed. The children participated in some drama to recreate what they would do if ever faced with dealing […]
Yesterday our Y3 children were sent a video explaining they were going to become servants for the day! We put on our best Victorian outfits and set off to Cannon […]
Yesterday in Year 6 we spent some time investigating the Pond area of the school. We looked at the wildlife that we could find and thought about possible food webs […]