Spring Bank Primary School

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Last Friday afternoon, we finished Health and Sports week with the dance competition. The whole school enjoyed a variety of dance performances from individuals and groups from children in both KS1 and KS2. We were also treated to a fantastic performance from members of our school’s street dance club. Well done to everyone that took part and congratualtions to our winners Bobbi and Ellie (Year 6) and runners up Xahon and Rakealan (Year 6) and Orla (Year 4)!



This week, the school is taking part in our own Health and Sports week. The children have been enjoying a range of activities so far such as Li Shi, basketball, football and Move a Mile in classes. Many more activities are planned for the week such as rugby, martial arts and tri golf. We also look forward to KS1 and KS2 sports day on Thursday 14th July and the dance competition on Friday 15th July. Thank you to all that have taken part and helped get the week off to a great start! Have a look at some of the photos:

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Year 3 stepped back in time to become Anglo-Saxons during their visit to Dunstan’s Hall at Temple Newsam last week. The children enjoyed learning about how the Anglo-Saxons lived in an interactive workshop. The day involved making flour using traditional methods, making bread and battle training in the afternoon!

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Our KS2 Careers Fair took place last week and was a great success. The children enjoyed talking to thirteen different careers experts from a great variety of professions including dentistry, catering, law, coding, civil service, medicine, management, police, chef, meteorology, Royal Mail and science. The children were engaged and gained insights into the world of work. Thank you to all of the people who gave their time to make the event happen.Picture 091 Picture 002 Picture 006 Picture 010 Picture 017 Picture 019 Picture 028 Picture 036 Picture 037 Picture 038 Picture 045 Picture 046 Picture 050 Picture 051 Picture 057 Picture 073 Picture 078 Picture 082 Picture 090



Last week, Year 6 took part in an athletics competition at Leeds Beckett University. They represented our school magnificently against many other primary schools and achieved a bronze medal. Well done to all the children! In addition Rakealon (sprint and high jump), Ibrahim (shot put) and Bobby (long jump) won their individual events! Have a look at the photos below.

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Last week, all the children enjoyed taking part in Science and Nature week. The week was packed with lots of scientific experiments, trips to Otley Chevin and science fairs for KS1 and KS2. Classes mixed together to conduct a series of scientific challenges and exciting experiments. Classes also enjoyed day trips to Otley Chevin in the sunshine to have a go at a range of activities lead by rangers, including pond dipping in a search for snails, tadpoles and newts, minibeast and bug hunts and a scavenger hunt, alongside fantastic views! The school also hosted a KS1 and a KS2 science fair in our school hall. The week was a huge success, thank you to all those who took part. Have a look at some pictures from the week below.

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The Year 4 football team took part in the U9 Euro 2016 Football Festival on Thursday 9th June. The event took place at the John Charles Centre and was organised by Active Schools Leeds. Our team played lots of football and represented Spring Bank brilliantly.


Year 5 have been learning all about space. For their creative homework they were asked to create their own versions of the solar system. Here are the amazing results…

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The children in the Key Stage 2 Craft Club have been busy sewing beautiful owl cushions. The club meets every Monday after school and is run by Juliette James, one of the lunchtime assistants. Everyone in school thinks they have done a brilliant job!owls 001  owls 003 owls 004 owls 006 owls 007 owls 008 owls 009 owls 010 owls 012 owls 013 owls 014 owls 015 owls 016


On Thursday 10th March, Spring Bank Primary hosted the Big Fairtrade Breakfast as part of Fairtrade Fortnight 2016. Children, parents and staff enjoyed breakfast together in the hall before school. The event was popular and a huge success, raising a total of £172.26, including ‘pay as you feel donations’ and Oxfam raffle tickets. A big thank you to all who helped organise and were involved!

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