Today the y5 children have been developing specific skills needs for football. Beginning with passing and controlling the ball
Today, we took our maths learning outside and went on a question hunt around the outdoor areas in school. The children consolidated their learning on converting measures and worked really […]
This afternoon the year 4 children were tasked with the challenge of creating 3D collages inspired by Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Take a look at some of their amazing creations.
This morning in Y3 we have been learning to play jingle bells on the ukulele. We even added some extra dance moves to the song. We hope you enjoy.
This term we are learning how to play different tunes using boomwhackers. To help us with our notes, we played musical snakes and ladders!
Y6M thought about the key messages for our PSHE learning this week and designed our own ‘Handy’ to celebrate our friends.
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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 Y6Sn walked to our local memorial at Clifton Park. It was quite emotional looking at all the names of the people who lost their lives to save ours. Many […]
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 […]
One of our amazing y3 children has found his bird at the flock at Wentworth Woodhouse. Well done Archie!
Today, Herringthorpe were very lucky to have a visit from the Olympic shot putter and discus thrower, Eden Francis. The children completed a training circuit and we raised a whopping […]
A wonderful Easter celebration at the end of last term.
This afternoon HM Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire, Andrew J Coombe, came to our school to award The British Empire Medal. The Medal was awarded to Hilary Ford, a very special […]
Mrs Graham, Mrs Morris and two children from Y5/6 had a wonderful afternoon at Sheffield Town Hall today, celebrating 70 years since the universal declaration of human rights. Ayaan and […]
Today has been an eventful day, action packed with lots of exciting learning for both our English and Chinese partners. The children have been kite making, designing and printing 3D […]
What a fantastic day Y5 have had today! We were especially proud of the topic knowledge the children shared with the Old Hall staff today and the brilliant questions they […]
Y4C have had an extremely exciting day today. We got to take part in a workshop where we used recyclable materials to make bird feeders and kites. Our bird feeders […]
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 […]
What at a busy week the children in Y3 have had preparing for our REAL project fashion show. We wanted to show the change in fashion from the stone age […]
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 […]
Today, Thursday 18th January 2018, the children put on a wonderful musical performance for the whole school and for parents and carers to come and watch. Many musical instruments were […]
On Friday the 10th of November 2017 Herringthorpe Juniors and Infants gathered together, in the centre circle, to remember the fallen that have died during the war. At 11am […]
On Friday 27th October 2017 we held our Harvest Festival in the hall. We were treated to some wonderful harvest songs sang so well by all our children. Thank you […]
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 […]
On Friday 21st July 2017 we held our annual HJS Got Talent contest, and boy, do we have some amazing talent in our school! We were blown away by the […]
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 […]
Many of our Year 6 children are in Northumberland this week! Make sure you follow us on our blog. Click Here
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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 […]
Well done to Tennyson who received their house treat today for receiving the most house points this year.
On Monday, some Y4’s took part in a tri golf tournament. They used team work and resilience to practise their putting skills ⛳️
A brilliant week of amazing outcomes, well done everyone!
Picture This! focuses on some artwork and schools are invited to use it as an inspiration for cross-curricular work. The challenge is to use the artwork imaginatively in classrooms as […]
In science we have been trying to answer “Do different drinks affect tooth decay?” As eggs closely represent the enamel on teeth we have been carrying out an ‘eggsperiment’ to […]
This afternoon, as part of our science learning, y5 visited our wonderful conservation area to investigate and explore all of the wildlife there. We predicted what we might find there […]
This week, the children have worked incredibly hard with their sketching skills to produce their self portraits. It took a lot of resilience and determination to ensure they were accurate […]
Our amazing outcomes and…the winning house for house points is revealed!!!
Today in year 3 we have been working hard on progressing with our Nemesis project. We wrote letters to the local council and to Mrs Adams to ask if they […]
In Y4K today we investigated the names and functions of our teeth – using a banana, a cube, some scissors and a paper clip! These were used to replicate our […]
This afternoon our Y3 children have been investigating how light reflects. We also looked carefully about how it changes direction. Take a look at our findings:
In science today we carefully looked at our own teeth to observe different sizes and count how many teeth we had. After, we used different objects to represent our teeth […]
This week in Year 4 we have been learning about different angles and looking at ways we can identify and recognise them. Today when we came to school, our tables […]
Today in Y4 we worked together as a team to identify features of a diary. We used teamwork and communication skills during this lesson.
Well done to all the children across Willow Tree Academy who took part in the Beat the Street competition. You’ve all worked so hard winning your points from the beat […]
Our final Special Mentions before the last term of the school year. Well done on another amazing week of fabulous learning outcomes, attendance, resilience and kindness.
To raise money for the LEAF centre, our amazing children took part in a fun filled morning of exercise. Dressed in our sports gear, we timed our efforts as we […]