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  • Competition

    1st February 2018

    As part of our lead in to World Book Day and the book fair we are running a competition for children to design a book cover to reflect their favourite book.

    Please open the link attached.

    Good luck!

  • Leeds Book Awards - update.

    1st February 2018

    The Leeds Book Awards is an annual event run jointly between Leeds School Library Service and Leeds Public Libraries.Six of the best children’s books published in the last year are chosen for three separate age-groups. Children are then encouraged to read them and vote for their favourite title. In May there is an award ceremony where some of the children are able to attend and see first-hand their favourite author! In addition, children are able to post their own book reviews on the web-site. Currently, th

  • Lunches from around the World.

    25th January 2018

    Today, Chartwells led a practical session for Y2 and Y3 entitled “Lunches from around the world’ – a cultural comparison of the food students eat around the world with a ‘rainbow wrap practical session.”

     

    Please find attached a review written by Hannah in Y3

  • Football Update

    25th January 2018

    Our boys U11 football team were in action this afternoon at St. Theresa's Primary school. It was the second round of the Falkingham Cup. The team put in a battling and very determined effort from start to finish but sadly they lost 1 -0. They couldn't have tried any harder to win the game, coming close to scoring on several occasions. Rudy C was inches away from scoring with a great free kick attempt in the first half. Reuben B also narrowly missed scoring. The majority of the team consist of Year 5 childre

  • Grandparent lunch

    24th January 2018

    The first grandparent lunch in October was so popular and over subscribed that we have repeated the event. This week 79 grandparents came to have lunch with their EYFS and KS1 grandchildren. Lunch was stew and dumplings followed by cookies, yoghurt and fruit.

    Thank you to all the staff at school and Chartwells for their hard work in organising the event and to all our families for their support. We have recieved some lovely feedback and the children loved it.

    “Lovely food, staff very welcoming- children very

  • Open Door maths lesson

    24th January 2018

    We invited parents in to see a maths lesson last week and it was very well supported - thank you. In September Year 1-year 6 are taught maths using the Same Day Intervention (SDI) maths strategy. The lesson is divided into two parts and parents were able to see the first 40 minutes.

    Some of the feedback recieved was as folllows:

    “Thank you very much for inviting us it has helped me and Fatima a lot and we have enjoyed it.”

    “Miss Sewell is wonderful with all the children, including every child with all the aspe

  • Dentist at GLPA

    22nd January 2018

    Year 2 had a workshop about how to keep our teeth healthy and clean from dentist Dr. Eggleton (Erin's mum).  The children loved practising brushing the giant teeth, learning about how much sugar is in some of our favourite drinks, were grossed out by horrible decaying teeth, were fascinated by some x-rays, and even got a toothpaste sample to take home!   

  • 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

  • Grandparent lunch

    17th October 2017

    On 2nd October over 130 grandparents came to have lunch with their grandchildren and play outside in the playground.

  • Debating competition

    16th October 2017

    On Thursday 12th October Charlotte, Emma, Evie, Alex, Ben and Evan from Y5 went to east Garforth primary for a debating competition. It was between East Garforth, Green Lane, Park View and Whetley. Our first debate was against Whetley, the topic was “Should you change your clothes because of what others think?” After 15 minutes of planning time, we started debating. We were for changing clothes and won securing us a place in the final. In the final we were against East Garforth and the topic was “Should mob

  • Macmillan Coffee Morning

    2nd October 2017

    Thank you to all the children and parents that supported the coffee morning on Thursday 28th September we raised over £219. A big thank you to the school council and FOGL who ran the event.

  • EYFS Stay and Play

    1st October 2017

    35 parents attended the EYFS stay and play in September. Thank you for all those that supported this event, it was very well received and we will be running many more over the academic year.