“We aim to send all young people into an ever-changing world able and qualified to play their full part in it.”

Class 1 Library Session

Class 1 had a great first session in the library. Every Friday we go to the library with our book bags and chose a book to take home and read with our grown ups.  We looked at lots of different books, flicked through the pictures to decide if it was a book that interested us […]

Year 6 Orienteering Challenge

Year 6 have enjoyed an orienteering session at Ulley. We enjoyed working in teams to improve our map reading skills. 

Careers Champion – Computing

Jack Webb, a former pupil of Monkwood Primary School, is now a Maintenance Assistant at Next. He first became interested in computers during computing lessons at Monkwood and it soon became is favourite subject. This led him to continue his studies into computing after school and he now uses all of these skills to fix […]

For the love of Hedgehogs Visits Monkwood

This week, we had two little visitors , Wallis and Monty the hedgehogs. We found out lots of interesting facts about hedgehogs and our amazing little men and little ladies asked lots of fabulous questions. They were brought in by a fabulous lady who runs a group called For the love of Hedgehogs Rescue Rotherham […]

Class 9 – Pops Outdoor Adventure Session

Class 9 loved their session with Pops Outdoor Adventure on Friday. They learned how to work like Stone Age people; digging for natural clay, breaking it up and moulding it. They then used it to make their own tools and bowls.

Thank You Mrs Dannatt!

This month marks a remarkable milestone in the illustrious teaching career of Mrs Dannatt as she celebrates 30 years of dedicated service at Monkwood Primary School. Throughout these years, she has been an amazing teacher for hundreds of children and made a lasting impact on the lives of many local families. Mrs Dannatt’s steadfast commitment to […]

Year 6 Geography Learning

Year 6 have made a great start to their Geography learning this year. We have located European countries and their capital cities on a map and then tested this knowledge with an online quiz. We have also located these cities using six-figure grid references.