1984 Miners’ Strike with Year 6

As part of our local history learning on the 1984 Miners’ Strike, Year 6 had a visit from a former miner. We asked him lots of questions to find out how important the mining community was in the local area.

North America Biomes with Year 6

In geography, we have been learning about the different biomes in North America. Each group researched the weather, plants and animals of their biome and then presented their findings to the class. We loved seeing all their presentations and hearing about what they had discovered! 🌎

Oh! Year 2 do like to be beside the Seaside!

What a fantastic trip year 2 had to Scarborough this week! 🏖 The children had lots of fun dressing up as Victorians  on beach in the museum and looking at seaside objects past and present.  They also loved looking at the harbour, eating ice cream and playing on the beach!  All the children in year 2 […]

Science Career’s Month Visit

As part of our Science Career’s Month, we were very lucky to have  a scientist visit our school from Jessop’s Hospital, Sheffield.  Davina Hulme is a Senior Clinical Embryologist and has over 20 years experience in this field. In an assembly, she spoke to children in Y1-Y6 about her love of Science from a very young […]

Monkwood Recommends… The Girl Who Stole An Elephant

Welcome to our first “Monkwood Recommends…” Over the coming weeks, staff will be sharing some of their favourite books with you in the hope that you might be inspired to give them a go! Here is Mrs Edmondson’s recommendation… The Girl Who Stole An Elephant I have just started reading this with my 8 year […]

Monkwood Young Voices 2023

The Monkwood Young Voices Choir had a fantastic time performing at Sheffield Arena recently! We were blown away by their talent! We even got to sing beside Heather Small on her track ‘Proud’. Thank you to everyone involved including the parents whom I’m sure will be able to sing the songs backwards and forwards after […]

Class 1 Read Goldilocks and the Three Bears

What an amazing start to the new year!  We have been reading the story Goldilocks and The Three Bears.  Here are some of our children acting out the story and trying some of our fantastic activities. We even pretended to be Goldilocks and tried some of baby bears porridge! “It was so yummy” said Sienna. 

Parliament Week

During Parliament Week last term, we held an election to vote for new playground leaders. We wrote manifestos, had a shortlisting meeting, campaigned, and had a real polling station where we could secretly cast our votes. Once everyone had voted, the school councillors counted the votes and announced the winners in assembly. We all took […]

Y6 Science

Before the Christmas break, Y6 was learning all about the heart in Science, we dissected them to locate all the parts.