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Our Inspirational Dance Workshop !

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Children in Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 are busy preparing for U-Dance 2019. We are composing a dance called ‘Respect, Protect, Enjoy, Care, Share’. It is about caring for and enjoying the beautiful planet we live on and all the amazing animals that live there. To prepare and develop our dance skills we have […]

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Using Compasses

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In Geography this week, the children in Years 2, 3 and 4 got to grips using compasses. They planned routes on the school field using compass directions and then challenged each other to follow them. It was fantastic to be learning outside in the beautiful sunshine. You can see how they got on in the […]

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Year One Estimators !

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In Year 1 we have been learning about place value. We used Numicon plates and rods to help us to see the tens and ones. We worked together talking about what we were learning and the equipment helped us to compare the numbers. We are also using other objects like raisins and fruit pieces to […]

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Years 5 and 6 visit The Imperial War Museum North

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The children in Years 5 and 6 had a fantastic visit to The Imperial War Museum North in Manchester. We have been looking at the two World Wars, as well as more recent conflicts, as part of our English and Philosophy learning this term. It was fascinating to explore the displays and to find out […]

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Orienteering

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  This year children in Years 3,4,5 and 6 have been learning orienteering skills with specialist coaching by Emma from Eden Valley Sports Partnership. Our school is mapped for orienteering so we are learning to read maps,navigate and find control points around our school. We are practising our teamwork and resilience skills and are also […]

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We are Healthy Super Movers !

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       We are part of a government funded county wide project for early years education.Mrs Wylie, Miss Holmes and Mrs Hepworth have been given the opportunity to attend high quality training in early talk,family work, physical development and healthy lifestyles.They are now delivering the Healthy Super Movers programme in school which involves providing […]

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Winter Wonderland !

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Earlier this week we managed to avoid the rain and visit the woods for our wonderful winter wonderland experience. We were extremely busy…… building dens climbing trees creating our own Twelve Days of Christmas from natural materials munching our delicious lunch designing and making beautiful tree decorations from natural materials inspired by the story “Snow […]

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Guide Dog Fund Raiser ~ a Child Initiated Independent Learning Project

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A group of children (from Year 6,5,4, and 2)  recently organised a fundraiser for Guide Dogs for the Blind.  Despite their different ages Abigail, Isabelle, Oliver, Edie, Leila and  Timmy worked brilliantly as a team in their Planning sessions to produce a fun, inclusive community event. 

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Forest School in the Mud !

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  We’ve had a couple of rather damp weeks at forest school, which means … lots of glorious mud! Last week, it was so windy that it wasn’t safe to go to our usual site so we took the opportunity to explore using mud as paint. We loved making lots of very muddy pictures and […]

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Let’s Celebrate Reading !

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We all enjoyed our fantastic Reading Evening which was organised by the staff and PTFA of Armathwaite School. We listened spell- bound as the teachers read a range of fantastic story books and shared lots of interesting and exciting picture books, poems and story sacks.picture books, poems and story sacks.There was literature available with tips […]

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