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  • 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

  • E Safety posters

    15th January 2018

    Sycamore have been creating some online safety posters.

  • Y4 Skipping Workshop

    15th January 2018

     Year 4 children took part in a skipping workshop where they were taught how to perform different tricks. It was challenging and fun for the children and it was great to see the effort and  teamwork from all the children!

    The final outcome will be 30 children will be attending a competition in April at Garforth Academy.

    Joshua ' I learnt a lot of technical skills.'

    Alice 'Skipping is a great sport because it has different moves.'

    Brian 'It was fun and my favourite skill was the double bounce.'

    Eva ' I loved Leea

  • Reception Stay and Play Nov 2017

    30th November 2017

    Families were invited in to our festivals stay and play. Thank you to all the parents that attended and your feedback (see below). Photos and full account under the parents section on the website.

    "Lovely session seeing what my child gets up to in nursery. Really interesting to see how the children learn and the activities they do. Was very impressed with the touch screen learning. Great fun!"

     "Great fun! Really enjoyed seeing all the areas that the children can use. When can I come again? I think the variet

  • Sportshall athletics

    29th November 2017

    Having won the Garforth Schools Sporthall athletics competition we went forward to the East Leeds competition. We got through the semi finals coming second and then at the finals last Monday at Wetherby we came third overall. Amazing performances from the team and many thanks to all the parents and supporters that cheered our talented athletes on.

  • Early Years Outdoor Renovations

    29th November 2017

    We can confirm that the renovations to the reception class outdoor area will start on Tuesday 5th December for approx 7 working days. Please take care around the construction site.

  • Football Champions

    21st November 2017

    We are Garforth Schools UKS2 Football Champions 2017! Both the A and B teams played some super football during the tournament on Monday 20th November - we are all very proud.

     

    All schools playing (East Garforth, Ninelands, St. Benedicts, Strawberry Fields and us) entered two teams. Green Lane A won all four of their group games which meant they progressed to the final where they played Strawberry Fields in a play off to see who won the tournament - and we came out winners 2-0. The boys in both teams played w