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Curriculum Events @Team GD

What a magical Christingle 2019, all the staff, pupils and volunteers enjoyed the service together. 

Our Christmas Fair 2019.  Thank you to the PTA, parents, carers and volunteers for making our Fair a success. 

The school choir raised £230.70 for performing at Tesco Extra.  It was great to see so many parents supporting Grimes Dyke. 

Some of our children enjoyed a visit to the library to choose a set of new books to restock our school library.

Miss Hill paid 20p for everyone wearing Pudsey Bear Ears on Friday! It cost Miss Hill £21.40

Holiday Camp October 2019.  This is the first multi sports holiday camp we have run at Grimes Dyke.  Thanks to Mr Kelly and Mr Warraich who have had fun indoor and outdoor activities all week. 

Thank you to all the Staff at Team GD for a fantastic year! 

Year 6 had an emotional leavers assembly.  We wish them all the best for the next chapter in their school life and we look forward to hearing about how they are getting on. 

Year 6 had lots of fun at the water slide.  Thank you Karl, Miss Pickup and Mr Warraich for oganising it, did you have fun as well?

Best SAT's results ever! Well done and congratulations to the pupils and teaching staff for all your hard work

Year 5 & 6 Girls Cricket Team are taking part in the Yorkshire Cricket Finals today. Good Luck girls!

All our pupils, staff and volunteers went to Harewood House and we all had an amazing day.  

Harewood sits in the heart of Yorkshire and is one of the Treasure Houses of England. The House was built in the 18th century and has art collections to rival the finest in Britain.

Visitors can enjoy exhibitions of contemporary art, rare Bird Garden, Farm Experience and over 100 acres of exquisite gardens to explore. Some of our younger pupils found the fairy

house that was very sparkly! The penguins and flamingos always attract a good Grimes Dyke audience and of course the adventure playground is the highlight of the day. 

Grimes Dyke Rugby Team are the 2019 Culley Cup Champions

  Mr Kelly led the team to winning glory at The Arthur Miller Stadium. The team played well with exceptional team work spirit and motivation and were very proud to bring the trophy back to Grimes Dyke.  

June 2019 and we are really enjoying Take One Picture week in school.

We're looking at the painting 'Men of the Docks' by George Bellows 1912 to inspire all our learning this week. 

Bellows arrived in New York in 1904 where he found rich subject matter in the lives of poor workers in the booming metropolis. Here, day labourers await jobs on the docks of Brooklyn on a grey winter morning. The towers of Lower Manhattan rise in the distance.

We welcomed NED to our school to find his mindset! The children had an amazing time and really helped NED with his mission whilst learning some impressive yoyo tricks!

The NED Show® p is an innovative, character education assembly. Using humor, storytelling, audience participation and amazing object lessons including yo-yo and magic tricks. Pupils learn through the adventures of NED, a character kids (and adults)can relate to. His name is an acronym for: Never Give Up Encourage Others Do Your Best® The NED Program uses a multi-sensory learning model to motivate, encourage and inspire students to become Champions at school and in life.

GD’s Rugby team have played very well this season. They are preparing for the final that will be held at the Arthur Miller Stadium. 

Year 4 cricket smash on the 7th June saw Team GD score 2nd place! We have some very talented cricket players who are developing their skill and techniques. 

The Brownlee Foundation mini triathlon 23rd May gave our year 5 and 6 pupils the chance to take part in the triathlon, swimming 50m, cycling 800m and running 300m. It was a great event that was fun and inclusive encouraging sporty and non sporty pupils to take part. Well done to everyone who attended the event.

Be Internet Legends programme has brought internet safety to the forefront of the children's minds, June 2019

Selected pupils from Year 5 & 6 are taking part in a multi sports event at Leeds Beckett. They are enjoying American football, netball, squash, basketball, tennis, fundamental movement station- basic of weight lifting and athletics

End of SAT's week and breakfast club and staff were treated to delicious bacon sandwiches.  Thank you to the breakfast club team who work hard every week but went the extra mile this week! 


Two pupils went shopping with Miss Hill to get some sweets and chocolate for our Ice cream factory on Thursday 15th May. 

Easter Raffle time! 

Thank you to all the parents who came to parents evening to discuss their children's progress and sample our school dinners

50% of the class received a prize for fabulous reading. Will we get 100%

Our Maths competition prize winners.

Congratulations to the winner of the Maths competition March 2019.  Your board game designs were amazing!

Road Safety day 2019

Congratulations to our decorate a potato World Book Day 2019 winners.  All entries were fantastic, well done. 

The lucky winners went shopping to chose their own prizes which of course were books! 

World Book Day 2019

World Book Day 2019.  Book character themed potato's

Everyone at Grimes Dyke joined in with the 'Greatest Day' Sign2sing performance on the 8th February 2019.  Leeds live filmed the event which showcased our efforts to learn and support sign language while fundraising and having fun to support Deaf people. 

Click on the photograph to go to the Leeds Live and watch our amazing performance!

Watch Mrs Vastel's interview and clips from Sign2sing 2019, just click on the photograph. 

Sign2sing 2019 "The Greatest Day" by Take That and it certainly was!

Lotherton Hall January 2019

Christmas 2018

Take One Picture

'Take One Picture' is the National Gallery's countrywide scheme for primary schools. Each year the Gallery focuses on one painting from the collection to inspire cross-curricular work in primary classrooms. During a one-day Continuing Professional Development course at the Gallery teachers are given a print of a painting. The challenge is then for schools to use the image imaginatively in the classroom, both as a stimulus for artwork, and for work in more unexpected curriculum areas.