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Keeping you informed

We want to keep parents informed of their child's progress, and about other activities in school. We recognise that good communication benefits the whole school community.

In this section you will find information about everything that is happening in and outside of our school as well as photographs and videos of our amazing children in action.

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  • Big Iftar

    Published 19/06/18
    On Saturday 16th June, hundreds of people gathered in the Memorial Gardens in Batley to celebrate the end of the daily Ramadan fast and remember Jo Cox.  As the sun set over Batley, people had the chance to hear more about Ramadan, experience th
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  • Reception at Butterfly House

    Published 02/05/18

    On Wednesday 2nd May, Reception enjoyed a trip to the Butterfly House. The children had a fantastic time as they were able to see many animals and mini-beasts. The children really enjoyed butterfly spotting, the parrot show and the lemurs. 

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  • Y3 Greek Day

    Published 25/04/18

    Today was a very special day we had some visitors in school who led a day full of Greek activities in Year 3 as part of our creative curriculum topic on Ancient Greek. Children arrived in school wearing their Greek costumes, this was part of homework which required children to research Greek clothing. Have a look at some of our amazing outfits below.

    In the morning Children were greeted by a rich Athenian lady and a down-to-earth Spartan tutor who helped the children learn about the wisdom of the Ancient Greeks!  But Greeks are loyal to their city-state first, and great competition exists between Athens and Sparta – who will prevail?  The children will decide!

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  • Y2 at Forbidden Kingdom

    Published 23/04/18

    On Monday 23rd April, Y2 enjoyed a trip to the Forbidden Corner.  The children had a great time exploring the temple of the underworld, the labyrinth of tunnels, the extraordinary statues, and the many passages that lead to nowhere.  The children were very brave as they navigated through some of the attractions darker labyrinths.  At every turn, there were decisions to make and tricks to avoid. 

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    Published 18/04/18

    NSPCC delivered an assembly to our children on Wednesday 18 April 2018. The assembly explained to the children the knowledge and understanding they need to stay safe from abuse and neglect. 

    Pupils were  taught to speak out if they are worried, either to a trusted adult or to Childline.

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  • Y3 Sports and Maths

    Published 27/03/18

    This week we have been studying time and we extended our Maths learning with cross curricular links to PE. We completed physical activities and timed each other in pairs. We also took part in an Olympic challenge where we competed with long jumps, bean bag throwing and number of star jumps in 30 seconds. We used our knowledge of measuring using rulers to identify winners and our understanding of time helped us to identify winners.

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