Y4B do drama and dialogue 🎭

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.​

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Y3/Y4 Football Tournament

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 […]

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Asthma: First aid advice from Y4B 🏥

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.

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Sports Day 2022 🏀🏃🏾‍♂️🎾🏃🏼‍♀️⚾️⛹🏼

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 […]

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Y5 Viking immersive day at Locke Park 🛡🗡

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, […]

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Observational Art in Y3F

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 […]

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Evaluating existing products in Y4

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 […]

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Jubilee Celebrations

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 […]

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Y5 P4C 🌍 ♥️

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 […]

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Y4K Drama

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 […]

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Sports Day 2018

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 […]

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Electrical Conductors and Insulators

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 […]

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Willow Tree Film Festival

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 […]

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Year 6 Leavers 2017

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 […]

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Willow Tree Olympics 2017

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 […]

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Bakersfield Court

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 […]

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Year 6 SATS Information 2017

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 […]

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Sleeping Beauty Production 2016

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 […]

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Year 6 on the BIG screen!

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 […]

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Christingle Service 2016

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 […]

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Carols in the Round 2016

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. […]

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Christmas Dinner/Jumper Day 2016

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 […]

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Remembrance Service 11.11.16

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 […]

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Eid Celebration 2016

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 […]

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Herringthorpe’s Got Talent 2016!

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, […]

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Music Concert 2016

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! […]

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Collaborative Olympics!

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 […]

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Parent/Carer Views

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. […]

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Year 3 Harry Potter Filming

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 […]

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Easter Assembly 2016

    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 […]

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Herringthorpe’s Got Talent 2015

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 […]

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My Happy Mind – 3SE

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

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Year 5&6 football

Great sportsmanship on show this evening from our year 5 and 6’s. Wonderful matches in our second week of Willow Tree Cup Competition.

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Robin Hood’s Bay Year 6

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 […]

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Today we are Hunter-Gatherers

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 […]

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Y4G at Clifton Park!

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. […]

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Y3SE William Morris mood board

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 […]

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Cooking club – beginning with local ingredients 🍏

Fresh from our school orchard, we were inspired to make apple crumble!

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Y5- Peter Thorpe Artist Study 🚀

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.

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Y5 Planet Mnemonics! 🌍

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!) […]

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Y5 First Aid- treating severe bleeds 🩸

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 […]

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Y3SE visit Cannon Hall

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 […]

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Y6 Pond Dipping

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 […]

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