Tag Archives: learning

Group shot of all children jumping in the air in their handmade kilts

Kilted Out!

Forms 5 and 6 have created their very own kilts with Mrs Smith in their Art lessons this term. With the help of the wonderful Mrs Cook, the children have created these brilliant garments which they kindly modeled for us...

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Outdoor Poetry

Form Two used their senses to describe the school grounds in an outdoor, multisensory English lesson. Here are a couple of their poems. Poem 1 I can see a huge, massive, colossal, thick tree. I can hear the humming of...

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Finding a View – Eco Schools Day

Ghyll Royd School held an Eco Schools Day with the Woodland Trust to reach Gold level in the Green Tree Schools Award scheme. Pupils from Forms 1-6 spent the whole day outside learning and exploring in their outdoor classroom, completing...

Outdoor Observations

Great Explorers and Reception were extra observant during last week’s welly walk. Great Explorers We went on a leaf hunt. When we found a leaf, we described it to Mrs Johnson and Miss Coulton. We had to use the different...

Outdoor Mathematics Fun!

Reception had all the fun of the fair in their playground by turning their Mathematics lesson into a fun carnival game! The children rolled a dice then had to double that number using their two times tables.  When they worked...

Puppy Love

In Great Explorers we are learning about pets, how we look after them and what sort of animals we keep in our homes. We met some wacky and exotic animals last week when Sam’s Safaris came to visit, and this...

S-swings A-and S-slides!

Great Explorers are s-sounding out ‘a’ and ‘s’ in their phonics lessons this week. We have been learning about the ‘a’ sound and the ‘s’ sound. We coloured in an ‘S’ shaped snake, and using the whiteboard we drew out...

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Can You Sea the See?

Form 2 went on a hunt for the correct homophones in the adventure playground for their English lesson on Thursday. Dotted around the playground were cards which had a number on one side which corresponded to a sentence on their...