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 […]
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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 been very busy this morning in Y3 continuing to explore division. We used amounts and had to create equal groups.
Today, Y5 developed their fitness skills in PE. In pairs, they tested each other’s agility, creating mirror images of one another. The children then created their own routines to perform […]
This week in maths we have been exploring what a fraction is so we can compare and order them correctly. We used cups of water to help us with our […]
This week Y3S have completed their narratives. We needed to give some constructive peer feedback to improve our narratives. The children did this virtually on google classrooms and gave some […]
Today, we designed and made our own ‘handy’ for anti-bullying week to represent being united against bullying. We are really pleased with how they have turned out and love that […]
This afternoon we looked at how we could improve our writing. To do this we completed a group peer critique where we reflected on our RUBRICS and discussed ways to […]
Well done everyone, it was lovely to see you all scaling yourself and seeing lots of number 5’s!
In science, Y6 have been learning about the law of reflection. We investigated the angle of incidence and the angle of reflection by shining a light beam at a mirror […]
Today, Y5 made their own Mars Rovers. First, we researched the actual Mars Rovers and then designed our own using our RUBRIC criteria to help us. We then made our […]
Today in Y4A we used our oracy skills to read aloud our newspaper report. This helped us spot any missing words and helped us notice what we wanted to change. […]
Today, we had a fractions hunt in the quiet area to consolidate our understanding of converting between mixed number and improper fractions. The children had to find the fractions that […]
From Strictly dance challenges to home learning, art, science and poetry…it’s all in there this week! Keep up the amazing work everyone!
This morning we were so pleased to see the majority of our class come together to access a special quiz for children in need! There were some tricky numeracy questions […]
Today in Y6, we read ‘The boy, the mole, the fox and the horse’ and discussed the P4C question, ‘Why is kindness important?’ We used talk partners well to share […]
In PE this week, we have begun our astronaut training – building stamina and resilience to achieve our goals!