Christmas Card Homework!

Christmas Card Homework!

Each year, all pupils take part in a Christmas card challenge homework. This year, the selection of cards made has been outstanding. To make their cards, pupils used a variety of skills such as art, DT and problem solving. All of the cards made by the children will now be sent to various places across the community to spread the word of Christmas from the whole St Andrew’s family. We would like to thank all children, parents and carers for their contribution. We are so proud o you...
Vist from Jacob’s Well Charity

Vist from Jacob’s Well Charity

In line with the charitable donations collected by the school at Harvest, Year 3 and Year 4 were visited by The Jacob’s Well charity to find out more about where some of the charity donations will be going. They took part in some inspirational team building with the charity. Jacob’s Well VIsit Set up in 1982 by Dr Beryl Beynon  OBE, a doctor from Beverley, the charity aims to help people that are disadvantaged around the world. Their moto is ‘ Changing lives…One life at a time’ and the charity is currently raising funds for many projects including building a hospital in Burkina...
RE Day – The Big Frieze

RE Day – The Big Frieze

As the RE curriculum changes, we have had the opportunity to delve into the new ‘ Understanding Christianity’ elements of the new forthcoming curriculum. To guide us through the big story of the Bible, Emma Yarlett was commissioned to create a large frieze to cover 7 of the core Christian concepts highlighted by the new documentation. The aim of the frieze is to give Biblical background to these concepts and hidden within the frieze are references to different Bible stories. Each year group was challenged to create a picture to represent one of these concepts, giving reference to key Bible stories. Deepening the understanding of the stories within the Bible, helps to give context and background to these key concepts which include: Creation, Salvation, God, People of God, Incarnation. For more information please...
Annual Chocolate Yule Log Competition Year 6

Annual Chocolate Yule Log Competition Year 6

Once again the standards for the design of the individual Yule logs, created by Year 6, have been fantastic. The children used a variety of skill such as cooking, DT, problem solving also enterprise skills (including teamwork, debate etc). It was wonderful to see the flurry of excitement as children and family came in to add the finishing touches to their creative designs. Each log was as unique as the children and I am sure that the chocolate was enjoyed by...
Visits from Reverend Chris.

Visits from Reverend Chris.

It feels as though Reverend Chris Van Straaten has been part of the school for a long time but in fact he has only joined us in the last couple of years. It has been wonderful to have him visit each year group throughout the year delivering class and year group worships both at school and our school church, St Andrew’s. We are very grateful for the vigour he delivers to the life of the school...

Year 3 Visit to The Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Year 3 Visit the Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster Following on from the wonderful success of project Cecil and Project Genesis, the children in Year 3 visited the Yorkshire Wildlife Park to get up and close with some of the wild creatures at the park. The park is part of a series of wildlife conservation projects which fuelled their interest and passion about the world we live...