Working with an artist
Class 1, 3 and 4 have worked together, alongside a textile artist called Jacqui, to produce some beautiful silk paintings taken from the childrens' drawings of school, Todmorden and what is important to them! They are stunning and can be seen throughout the school with a large collective worship wall hanging in the hall.
Autumn 1 Whole School Displays
Come and have a look at our displays on the school corridor and in the hall. The theme for this term is 'Trees' and each class have created some beautiful art work!
Class 5 learn Samba
As part of their Rio de Janeiro topic and learning about the famous carnival, Mr Murray from Calderdale Music Trust came into school and the children practised samba rhythms. They had a fantastic morning and loved playing a range of musical instruments.
Tony Curtis came to visit
On 16th November 2018, Tony Curtis, an Irish award-winning poet, visited school to perform some of his poems. Year 2-6 enjoyed an assembly where he read (and sang) a selection of his favourites including 'The Pony', 'The Poet and the Mouse' and 'Bus to Christmas'. Class 3 enjoyed a workshop afterwards.
Autumn 2 Whole School Displays
Come and have a look at our wonderful Christmas displays in the hall and on the corridoors. Each class have created a display to represent a well-known Christmas Carol.
The Choir have had an extremely busy term so far. They have been working extremely hard for their performances at St Mary's Church and local nursing homes.
Cross Class Working - Book Week
On Monday 5th March, the children enjoyed working with a different class to create some wonderful work based on the picture book 'A River' by Marc Martin. Here are some photos of the children working hard together.
Culture Week - 3rd - 7th June
For Culture Week, each class was given a country to study:
Owls and Bunnies - Brazil
Reception - China
Class 1 - Morocco
Class 2 - Malaysia
Class 3 - Argentina
Class 4 - Sri Lanka
Class 5 - Turkey
Class 6 - Thailand
The children loved being off timetable for the week and learning all about the culture of their country in a variety of subjects including Geography, RE, Art, D&T, Music and Drama. On Friday 7th June, there was an expedition in the hall, where all parents and carers were invited to come along and see their child's work on display.