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Christian Centre Visit

posted 19 Jul 2019, 01:57 by j.janiszewski@stocksbridge-jun.sheffield.sch.uk

For the final time this year, the children of Stocksbridge Junior School have created a range of art to be displayed at the Christian Centre.  This time, the theme was Christian Values.  Six children from across school took the artwork across and helped Community Worker, Phil Hall, install it around the building.  We would like to thank all children for their efforts - well done!   

All American Burgers!

posted 11 Jun 2019, 08:08 by j.janiszewski@stocksbridge-jun.sheffield.sch.uk   [ updated 11 Jun 2019, 08:27 ]

The children in Year 4 have been creating their own all-American burgers as part of our topic 'Road Trip, USA'.  As a class, the children decided upon their ingredients and sent the teachers away with a shopping list!  The children then came together to prepare, cook and eat their unique burgers.  They were certainly tasty as there wasn't a morsel left!  

Y6 to Y4 Peer Mentoring Project

posted 22 May 2019, 09:18 by j.janiszewski@stocksbridge-jun.sheffield.sch.uk   [ updated 23 May 2019, 02:33 ]

A number of our Y6 pupils have taken the opportunity to try teaching for a morning.  They were given the chance to work with the Y4 pupils to share their knowledge and understanding of spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG).  Our Y4s recently sat a SPaG paper, and who better to help them re-visit the paper than our current Y6 SPaG experts?  Each Y6 sat down with up to four Y4s, picking out questions from the paper to discuss.  The project was a real success, with lots of children excited for the next opportunity.

Just how runny is your honey?

posted 22 May 2019, 08:50 by j.janiszewski@stocksbridge-jun.sheffield.sch.uk

What is viscosity?  How can we measure it?  Is tomato sauce more viscous than PVA glue?  These are just some of the questions the Y4s have been trying to answer.  In a series of experiments, the children measured the amount of time a given liquid took to travel along a card when held vertically.  The children discussed working scientifically, including how to conduct a fair test and how best to record their results.  They also discussed the best way to clean honey, salad cream and glue from off their tables!

Art in the Community

posted 30 Apr 2019, 08:51 by j.janiszewski@stocksbridge-jun.sheffield.sch.uk

The children were given a great opportunity today to make an impact upon their local environment.  After a new park was recently created at the top of Cedar Road, the children were invited to help a local artist, Lorraine Botterill, in creating a piece of work to be part of the park.  the children sketched a range of insects onto large rolls of paper, which the artist will use to inform her designs at the park.  Lorraine will soon be carving a range of insects at the park using a chainsaw!  We look forward to seeing how it turns out.

Y4 Visit the USA!

posted 25 Apr 2019, 08:25 by j.janiszewski@stocksbridge-jun.sheffield.sch.uk

The children in Y4 have just arrived back from their road trip to the USA - well, almost!  In fact, they spent the afternoon on Cedarwood searching for information on 14 of the States in America.  They then took this information back into class to help them locate each State on a map.  It was great fun, as you can see from the pictures below.

Religious and Creative Club

posted 24 Apr 2019, 09:18 by j.janiszewski@stocksbridge-jun.sheffield.sch.uk   [ updated 22 May 2019, 08:32 ]

A number of children have been taking part in our Religious and Creative Club, run by Mr Hall from the Stocksbridge Christian Centre.  The club sees children take part in a range of art and craft activities, while discussing a simple message from the Bible, based on Christian values.  If you would like to take part, please see Mr Janiszewski or pop into Mrs Robinson's room on a Wednesday lunchtime.

Maths Mastery

posted 1 Feb 2019, 04:34 by j.janiszewski@stocksbridge-jun.sheffield.sch.uk

Move over Mr Janiszewski, we have a new teacher in town!  As part of our Mathematics lesson today, the pupils were given the opportunity to share their knowledge and understanding of fractions with the class.  One pupil in particular was keen to have a turn and did a splendid job of explaining how to convert a mixed number to an improper fraction - well done!



The Royal Armouries

posted 25 Jan 2019, 08:10 by j.janiszewski@stocksbridge-jun.sheffield.sch.uk   [ updated 25 Jan 2019, 08:12 ]

The Vikings are coming!  It was a day of Viking raiding and Anglo-Saxon trading in Year 4 today, as the children embarked on a journey across the seas to the Royal Armouries.  The children had a fabulous day, taking part in a range of activities including axe throwing, creating a shield wall, making a sword and learning about the traditions and past-times of the Vikings and Anglo-Saxons.

Baubles! A Tree-mendous Performance

posted 11 Dec 2018, 07:33 by j.janiszewski@stocksbridge-jun.sheffield.sch.uk   [ updated 11 Dec 2018, 23:42 ]

It was curtains up in Year 4 today, as the children performed their annual Christmas Nativity.  This year, the Children performed 'Baubles!' - a nativity which weaves the traditional Christmas story through a contemporary primary school setting.  Well done to all the children in Year 4; your performance was exceptional!


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