Silkstone Primary School

helping children realise their gifts and talents

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Greek Vases

Class 6 have enjoyed building their own structures inspired by Greek vases. They have used balloons, yoghurt pots and cardboard to form their own designs, then coated these in paper mache. In pairs, they added colour, shapes and patterns to portray themselves through their artwork. They are looking fabulous!

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Class 5 Festive Afternoon Tea

Class 5 have had a busy week planning, designing and baking for their festive afternoon tea! It was a great event and enjoyed by all. Our musicians and speakers performed with confidence and not a single biscuit was left to be eaten! Class 5 put on this event to demonstrate their food technology skills and also to raise awareness and food for the homeless in Barnsley. We would like to thank everyone for their very kind donations of goods to go to Barnsley food bank.


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Maths in Class R

Lots of busy maths work in Class R this week.

We have been counting and pegging  a given number of legs onto spiders.

We have made loose parts spiders and compared the length of their legs.

We have been counting to find the total number of two separate piles of bears.

And… we have been finding named shapes from a pile. We are getting quite clever as we know cylinder and cone now  too.

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Christmas Tree

Members of our school council were lucky enough to go down to Horsfields Nursery &Garden Centre at Pot House Hamlet to pick a Christmas tree for the school hall.

The children had great fun picking the tree (a Norway spruce) and putting it through the netting machine!

The Christmas tree was very kindly donated by Mr & Mrs Loncaster Many thanks to them for their generosity.