In Music this half-term, Year 5 have been learning how to read music and write music, using the basics of staff and other musical notations. They have really enjoyed this and created their own pieces.
Baby People - Urban Gongs Tour
In the Summer Term, our current Y5/6 classes had a very exciting day making music as part of the ‘Baby People Urban Gongs’ Tour. The day began when the whole school were invited to a performance by 'Kayu Gangsa' and 'Baby People' - a fusion of gamelan and...
Yorkshire Wildlife Park
The Year 3 children had a fantastic trip to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park https://www.yorkshirewildlifepark.com/animals/
Using perimeter and measuring to map out Abbey Gates.
Year 5 had to apply their knowledge of addition, measuring, perimeter and positioning in order to create a floor plan of Abbey Gates Primary School. The children really enjoyed this activity and all achieved success with a little bit of perseverance in what was a tricky challenge.
Scientific poo making!
The Year 4s had a very messy morning, making gruesome poo and then eating it! Don't worry-they were made with chocolate and biscuits and were actually very yummy!
Year 6 used their knowledge of electricity and circuits to make their own working lighthouses in Science and DT. They created their models from paper mache before adding a working electrical circuit, which was controlled by a switch. Some children added a back-up in case their bulb failed, including a buzzer...
Anti-Bullying Alliance - All Together, United Against Bullying
Over the past year, we have been working towards the ABA's 'All Together, United Against Bullying Award'. We are extremely pleased to announce that we have been awarded with 'Gold' status, which was the highest possible outcome. This demonstrates the hard work and commitment of all staff towards...
Children In Need
The pupils at Abbey Gates, have loved raising money for Children in Need. Have a look at the children counting the money, some of the fantastic outfits (even a Staff joined in) and the winners of the School Council Pudsey Colouring Competition. Thank you for all your support !
Check out the fantastic geometric artwork the Year 3s created !
Our topic of Ancient Egyptians is now over, although we did go out with a bang in our fantastic Family Assembly! Mrs Wilson and I are extremely proud of the Year 4's for their confidence and brilliant acting skills. We have learned a lot about the Ancient Egyptians this term...