What's Happening in School

 

 

Mrs Binns was impressed with the year 1 pupils improvement with their spellings this week and presented them with a head teachers sticker.

Well done to our KS1 pupils who participated in the inter- school sports cross country event

School Meal Taster Day

Traveling Book Fair

The school photographer will be in school on Tuesday 10th October

Key Stage 2 Cross Country

Our pupils participated in the Inter-Sports Cross Country event at Hoyland Common Primary School.  They had a great time and were successful in winning the competition trophy.  Well Done everyone, its all about participation and enjoyment.

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Special Mention

We are really proud of Dylan and Anya, and their family who recently participated in a sponsored walk in aid of the Alzeheimer' Society for their grandma.

Weekly Awards

Our KS2 pupils were recognised for their excellent work in our assemby week commencing 11 September 2017.

Boris Came To School

Our old friend Boris paid a visit today to see all the children.

Wedding of the Year

There was a marriage celebration @wardgreenprimary in KS1 today all pupils looked smart and dressed for the occasion.

Our Summer Fair was a great success many thanks to everyone who support this event especially the Parent Teacher Association for all their hard work and committment in making this event so enjoyable.

The pupils in year 5 had Afternoon Tea in their posh atire as part of 'What Makes Britain Great?' topic.

KS 2 Stars of the Week w/c 26 June 2017

Year 1 Parents Evening

Danny Butler performed his Extreme Mountain Bike show for our pupils which was supported by Bike It Barnsley.

The pupils and staff in year 2 enjoyed a surprise visit from Dorothy this week as part of their Wizard of Oz topic.

'What Makes Britain Great?' Theme Week

As part of our theme week in conjunction with the Armed Forces Day a member of the armed forces, RECCE Tank Driver attended school to talk to the children about his job role and experiences on deployment in Afghanistan, Canada, Germany and Ireland.

 

The children thoroughly enjoyed the experience and have spent the week learning about what makes Britain great and what is special about our british values.

Key Stage 1 Sports Day was a great success the pupils enjoyed participating in the various activities.

Foundation Stage Afternoon Tea

The pupils in our Foundation Stage thoroughly enjoyed their afternoon tea which they made and consumned.

 

STAFF WELLBEING WEEK

As part of our Staff Wellbeing Week all the staff were provided with a healthy choice breakfast sponsored by the National Union of Teachers.

 

 

 

 23 May 2017

Dear Parents

Following the tragic events last night in Manchester the teachers will be supporting the children through Personal, Social and Health Education (PHSE) sessions and circle time.

The BBC website has a very useful link http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-39369319 which provides further information and advice.

Should you have any questions regarding this supportive work please speak to your child's class teacher.

Regards

Mrs M Binns

 

 

Today we held a special celebration assembly which was attended by our VIP guest Mrs McDonald.  Mrs McDonald was awarded for her extensive voluntary work in school.  The pupils presented her with a certificate of appreciation and flowers followed by tea and cakes. 

 

Our YMCA dance troup also performed their special dance.

Last week Miss Chisholms' class achieved the best weekly attendance - well done to the everyone

Easter Holiday Club Information and Booking Form

Attendance Winners - 27 March 2017
Attendance Winners - 27 March 2017

COMIC RELIEF - RED NOSE DAY

Wow we raised £550.00 many thanks to everyone who supported this fundraising.

YMCA Dance Group

 Our YMCA dance group performed at the Barnsley Council Central Awards Ceremony last night.  The event was a great success with the pupils providing a brilliant performance.

Well done everyone, really proud of you.

RED NOSE FUN DAY

 

 Many thanks to everyone who donated cakes and buns for our buns sale and all the pupils who looked magnificent in their outfits.

We greatly appreciate all your support with this fundraising event.

Year 5 & Year 3 Den Building Activities

The pupils in year 3 enjoyed celebrating pancake day by making pancakes which they enjoyed eating with various fillings.

PHSE –Whole School Diversity Project

 Ward green children are all different unique and special.

 We have used the stimulus of the story of Elmer the elephant who also is diverse, different and unique. All the pupils have shown how they are unique by designing an elephant different to everyone else’s.  Every class has designed a class elephant and worked collaboratively to produce a class Elmer who is also different to everyone else using a variety of different art materials.

 Please read how unique and diverse our pupils are.

Year 3 Project Afternoon

The pupils have worked really hard on their geography and science project 'Scenes from Under the Sea'.  There were some great ideas and models, parents/carers were invited to attend their show case event and assembly.

Year 3 Creation of Life

The pupils in year 3 researched the creation of life from Hinduism, the egyptian and christian creation theories.  The childre created story board of the Hindu theory and baked buns reflecting how the cobra came from the beautiful lotus flower.

As part of the numeracy lesson Mrs Reekie requested the help of the pupils in year 5 and 6 to assess the number of lunchtime tables the school should purchase.  Below is the brief the pupils were working with.

Isobel in Year 2 has wowed her teachers with her methodical working out in maths. We are currently looking at multiplication and division problems.

Well Done to Mrs Salters' Class who achieved the highest percentage attendance last week.

Massive well done to two of our children who have been chosen to play football for the Barnsley Boys.  Mr Gates presented them with a the prestigious tie to wear on match days.

 

Foundation and Key Stage 1 Celebration Awards 20 January 2017

 

Key Stage 2 Celebration Awards 17 January 2017

 

Christmas Party Day was very enjoyable.  All the children were really excited.

 

 

Christmas Jumper Day

Lots of children and staff wore their christmas jumpers today, dont forget to wear them on Friday in support of Save the Children.

 

Christmas Dinner

The christmas lunch today was lovely lots of hungry mouths fed and tummies filled to the tunes of christmas

 

Christmas Concerts

Our pupils christmas performances were very entertaining, the pupils and staff worked really hard to ensure that these were a great success. 

Christmas Fayre

Our Christmas Fayre was a brilliant event the children and staff made some lovely gifts.  Many thanks to our Parent Teacher Association who supported the event and worked really hard to make the event a success.  Below are pictures of the gifts made by our talented pupils and staff.

 

Christmas has arrived at Ward Green Primary School, the festivities have commenced.

 

 

 

Christmas Fair Friday 2nd December 2016

 

Dear Parent/Carer,

Tomorrow is our Christmas fair and the fun starts at 2.30pm.

We would ask the parents to collect their children from the outside classroomdoor as they would normally do  at the end of the school day. and then

 

KS1 should

  • Enter the fair through the large entrance near the hall.

 

KS2 should

  • Enter the fair through the main reception.

 

Each class will have their own stall outside their classroom on the corridor, this ranges from toy tombola, cakes, crafts and lots more. The children have enjoyed making all the fabulous prizes.

There will be refreshments available in the main dining hall. 

 

Please come along and join in the fun of Christmas.

 

Remembrance Day 2016

Today we participated in two minutes silences for Remembrance Day.

Sports Day Winners: KS1 Brazil and KS2 Jamaica - June 2016 (Plus Special Mentions!)

Year 3 Reading to Foundation - June 2016

Ward Green Primary football team have the won the tournament for a second year in a row! Congratulations, you've done the school and yourselves proud. - June 2016

Final Mad Science Club - June 2016

Junior Wardens Awards Ceremony - June 2016

Year 2 Caber Toss - May 2016

Oscar Award Winners - May 2016

Our Oscar winners have been chosen! Congratulations to; 

Lexi in Nursery for making a beautiful doll house inspired by Toy Story, and Lola for making a brilliant Woody doll. 

Bethany and Ava in FS2 for their fantastic film strip work. 

Harvey in Miss Hudson's Class for sharing great interest in our themed work

Kevin in Mrs Stainton's Class for showing an improved attitude to learning and trying hard with all his work. 

Alfie in Mrs Townend's Class for producing great art work about Brave [Disney film]. 

Levi in Mrs Williamson's Class for a super attitude towards everything! 

Devon in Miss Kelly's Class for her amazing 'Rainbow Crab' story. 

Katie in Miss Chisholm's Class for her fantastic 'Under the Sea' story. 

Chante in Mrs Beal/Mr Sparkes' Class for an impressive piece of writing. 

Maddison in Miss Ingham's Class for planning an amazing film trailer and making fabulous props. 

Savahna in Mrs Salter/Mr Ford's Class for creating an excellent theme balloon design inspired by the film , Up! 

Lexie and Kasey in Miss Mulrey's Class for their teamwork in creating a balloon design inspired by the film, Up! 

Joseph in Mrs Artley's Class for being a fantastic, 'Red Carpet Man'. 

Carl in Mrs Sorsby's Class for creating amazing Matilda art in the style of Quentin Blake. 

Big Pedal Winners! - May 2016

Junior Wardens - National Coal Mining Museum - April 2016

Cricket umpire legend, Dickie Bird came to visit our pupils and talk about his career and letter from the Queen! - April 2016

Year 3 Sealife at Scarborough - April 2016

Junior Wardens at Police Dog Training - April 2016

Junior Wardens at Berneslai Homes - April 2016

Easter: Best decorated Egg and Egg Rolling Competition - March 2016

Horizon Community College are holding an Easter Craft Market, and have asked primary schools in the area to create an Easter poem and paper-mache egg to be displayed at the market. Check out how they are getting on below, along with details of the market. - March 2016

Junior Wardens taking a rail journey to Huddersfield! - March 2016

Year 3 Roman Experience - March  2016

Our Junior Wardens are learning all about Rail Safety this week! - March 2016

Year 6 Kingswood Visit - February 2016

Congratulations to Evie Grace, who won the Road Safety Poster Challenge! - February 2016

GIST Visit to Year 3 - January 2016

Our wonderful choir visited the Ward Green Lodge, to meet and sing for its residents. - December 2015 

Reuben J wrote a wonderful piece of writing about his hero, Barnsley football player Sam Winnall, and it was so good that his class teacher, Mrs Williamson, decided to send it to Barnsley Football Club for Sam to read. Sam was so impressed that he decided to visit Ward Green Primary with his and fellow Barnsley football player, Marley Watkins. They surprised Reuben in a special assembly and gave him a signed football, and even had a Q&A time with the whole school. 

Look what are fabulous cooks made for Children in Need! - November 2015

Thanks to our wonderful children who took part in Remembrance Day at St. Thomas' Church - November 2015.  

 

Football Tournament at Barnsley Academy

Well done to Thomas W, Callum B, Mitchell E, Kian G, Mckenzie P, Freddy G, Charlie D and Jack R who made up the Ward Green Football team and won the tournament! 

 

Year 3 Miss Kelly's Cooking Day! - November 2015

 

Visiting Ward Green Lodge Care Home Oct 2015

Some of our children visited Ward Green Lodge Care Home to sing songs about the harvest festival, read poetry and meet the residents. We are extremely proud at how the pupils represented our school and residents have said it was a pleasure to have them there. 

Parents Activity Oct 2015: Mad Scientist Week

Molly R, Millie and Ollie N are the winners of the Parent Activity afternoon, creating some fantastic ideas for a scientific elixir!  

Halloween Disco October 2015

Fencing September 2015

Today we are saying good bye to three wonderful members of staff; Mrs Brooks, our lovely nursery teacher, Miss Pollard our fantastic teaching assistant, and Mrs Hardwick - who has worked at Ward Green Primary School for 26 years and is now retiring! We will miss all of you and wish you every success for the future. 

Fun Day July 2015!

Fun Day Fancy Dress Parade!!!

Year Six Leavers July 2015; Created by Year 6 pupil, Jemima S. 

 

 

Arts Activity Week June 2015: Alice in Wonderland

Comic Relief March 2015

Sports Day June 2015

World War 1 Remembrance November 2014