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  • Y6 biographies.

    4th March 2018

    Year 6 have studied biographies and autobiographies this spring, looking at the life of Roald Dahl in 'Going Solo' and the life and work of Charles Darwin as part of our science topic 'Evolution and Inheritance'. 

    Here are some biographies that the children have written about their own lives up to this point at school, and then beyond (using more than a little artistic license!).

  • Y6 Politics talk

    4th March 2018

    Dr Honeyman came to talk to Y6 children about politics. Jake has written an account of the visit.

  • Friday 2nd March

    2nd March 2018

    School will be open from 9.30 -3.15  today. This will allow time for a path around the site to be cleared. The school caretaker informs me that Ribblesdale Avenue is extremely icy, staff and parents may want to consider parking elsewhere and walking up to school. There will be no after school clubs today. If individual children cannot get to school, please let us know and we will record this as authorised absence due to exceptional weather conditions. Your children may wear boots/trainers/school shoes today

  • Thursday 1st March - snow - updates 18.00

    1st March 2018

    Due to the continued severe weather conditions, overnight snow and hazardous driving conditions Green Lane is closed today for staff and students. The decision has been taken to ensure the safety of staff and students. We will keep you updated via the website.




    The snow conditions are improving but the forecast is for a bitter wind and icy conditions. I am hoping to open school from 9.30-3.15 tomorrow. A delayed start will allow staff and children to arrive at school safely and the site to be cleared.

  • World Book Day- rescheduled.

    1st March 2018

    We have rescheduled the World Book Day celebrations from today (1st March) to Thursday 8th March - we will be holding the book swap so please encourage your child to bring in a pre-loved book which they can swap for a new title.

    Our theme is Harry Potter and children can dress up if they wish to. We do not expect families to buy expensive outfits for this event, often home made are the most imaginative. If your child really doesn't want to dress up as a Harry Potter character any book character will suffice

  • Snow closure - updated 18.00

    28th February 2018

    8am - We have made the decision to close the school due to the snow and staff being unable to reach school.

    Updated at 18.00 The weather forecast for Garforth shows snow until 7pm tonight and no snow tomorrow. However, the temperatures tomorrow are sub zero. I will reassess the situation in the morning in light of the latest forecast and the amount of snow and ice at school. I anticipate placing another message on the website at 7.30-8am. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

  • Cross Country

    23rd February 2018

    On Wednesday 21st February 2018 our Year 5 boys cross-country team along with Fiona A and Jessica F competed in the Leeds Cross-Country Championships. Although the weather conditions were good above us, under foot the recent rain made it very hard going with the course being boggy in many places. Jess Flintoft put in a determined performance coming 36th in the Year 4 girls, Fiona ran a super race in the Year 5 girls coming in 30th place and our boys also put in a super effort - first home was Reuben B in 21

  • RSPB visit

    23rd February 2018

    The children from Year 1 and 2 were busy searching for habitats across our school grounds with the help of Catherine from the RSPB. We had a fantastic day discovering the different areas that animals call home and will now get busy planning how we can welcome even more wildlife into our outdoor area.

  • Y5 debate

    19th February 2018

    Before half term a group of Y5 children attended a debate which took place at Park View Primary Academy. Seven schools took part and the children competed in four mixed groups. They debated on various topics such as ' Children should  choose their own bedtime' , 'Zoos should be banned' and 'Children should not do chores at home'. All the children enjoyed collaborating with each other and debated very well. Lots of new friends were made and they all seemed to enjoy the experience.

  • Super Movers

    19th January 2018

    The BBC and the Premier League are working in partnership on a new initiative called Super Movers.It helps children to become more active throughout their school day to enhance their learning and get them moving in the classroom.


    Year 3 and Year 4 took part in the live lesson of fun, active maths where Alex Scott MBE joined CBBC favourites Ben Shires and Naomi Wilkinson to showcase Super Movers content.


    Mr Bright - A maths lesson like no other!! Active, energetic and memorable.

    Jake - "I liked it that we c

  • Leeds Rhino's visit

    18th January 2018

    This week a coach from Leeds Rhinos came to teach Year 2 some early rugby skills. The children really enjoyed the session.

    "Good for girls because most girls in my class had never played rugby before." Annabel Storey


    "It helped me learn lots of new skills" Harry Clark


    "I enjoyed it because it was someone I'd never met teaching us" Sophia Lamb


    "It was pretty epic!" Max Todd


    We look forward to welcoming Leeds Rhinos back in a co

  • Leeds Book Awards

    18th January 2018

    Year 5 are taking part in the Leeds Book Awards and our first book review has been published online - well done Charlotte.

    Leeds Book Awards started in 2009 and has evolved into a successful city wide initiative, run jointly between Leeds School Library Service and Leeds Public Libraries.

    The Award is now a fantastic opportunity for pupils aged  9- 11, 11-14 and 14-16 to take part and vote for the best children’s and young people’s (CYP) books published in the last year.

    Please take a look at their website and