Reading Excellence from the Heart of Leeds
Reading together at home is one of the easiest but most important ways in which you can help your child. As you share books you are helping improve your child’s reading skills and also showing them how important and enjoyable reading is and help them become lifelong readers.
Click here for a range of activities that can support your child in reading at home.
“Reading suffuses the life of the school.” OFSTED
grab a jab session 10th May from 8.30-10.30am
09 May 2022
3D printing comes to Tech Club.
21 March 2022
As part of their 'Growing into Spring' project, Nursery kickstarted their engagement in learning with a visit from Ian's Mobile Farm.
16 March 2022
We are proud to offer the National School Breakfast Programme at our school, come and enjoy a healthy breakfast with us.
11 March 2022
The Year 2 became 'Gardeners for the day' to start their new project 'Scented Garden'.
10 March 2022
Some of the Year 2 children went to represent the school at a local football tournament.
10 March 2022
Nursery and Reception had a lovely time celebrating World Book Day with an author/illustrator visit from Steve Weatherill - Baby Goz.
07 March 2022
ParkPlay is an event where we can make friends, have fun & move more for FREE every Saturday morning at Shakespeare Primary School from 10.30 till 12:30pm.
28 February 2022
Kevin Hickson, a potter and painter local to Leeds, has been working with the Year 5’s.
14 February 2022
Year 3 were lucky enough to have a very special visitor for their Ancient Egyptian project this half-term.
14 February 2022
shakespeareLS9 In Year 2 we have butterflies! We got them as tiny caterpillars and we have watched them grow over this half term. We will let them go in our school garden over the next few days. https://t.co/sP6RzjgNBT
17 May 2022
shakespeareLS9 And that’s it…SATs week DONE ✅ All credit to each and every one of our year six team this year. They’ve knuckled down, given their all and should be extremely proud of themselves. The weekend couldn’t come quick enough, but we managed to squeeze in a little picnic to celebrate. https://t.co/71NeIveLsa
13 May 2022
shakespeareLS9 SHAKESPEARE ON THE MAP! Nursery are mapping their way through their next project by drawing their own street and the buildings where they live. Perfect reinforcement of the newly learnt vocab 'street' and super detail on the maps @wordaware #representation https://t.co/uN3HwMbjJt
26 Apr 2022
shakespeareLS9 He's had enough https://t.co/xrbfOijRlY
24 Apr 2022
shakespeareLS9 Reception continue their exploration of reptiles this week through their art project. As a preposition to the build-up of skills in pointillism, the children are first using bubble wrap printing to create a dotted effect on paper to represent their newly-learnt adjective 'scaly'. https://t.co/8uD0ZIPYh3
21 Apr 2022
shakespeareLS9 Reception are back to school with a learning bang! Thanks to another fabulous visit from @magsanimals the children are having the best kick-start to project Reptile Reporter - asking questions, learning new facts and becoming immersed in information! 🐍🦎#whydontsnakeshavelegs https://t.co/bd5qlgK3hf
19 Apr 2022
shakespeareLS9 Another batch of ‘play at home’ table tennis kits have been handed out to our Year 5 players. A big thank you to @PINGPONGFORU for these superb kits that include bats, balls, nets, skill activities and instructions. Thank you Peter😀 https://t.co/MahEQsXfkg
12 Apr 2022
shakespeareLS9 Year Five’s collaborative ‘big’ art multimedia project: ✅paint ✅pastel ✅chalk ✅collage ✅pencil ✅ink A great showcase of lots of art skills developed throughout the year so far. As you can see, they quite rightly feel very proud of their final pieces 😊@EastStreetArts https://t.co/h9EXWUioOh
10 Apr 2022
02 Apr 2022
shakespeareLS9 Can you make a working electrical circuit using playdough!? Well, when you're an investigator at Shakespeare Primary School, it turns out the answer is yes! Learning about insulators and conductors, 4R showed superb curiosity and investigation skills all afternoon. https://t.co/di0zeZoU5n
30 Mar 2022
shakespeareLS9 "Who will help me bake the bread?" "We will!" said Nursery. Starting with baking bread to pre-teach and develop the children's understanding before reading then story-boarding The Little Red Hen 🐔🐈⬛🐮🐀#drawingintowriting #drawingmatters https://t.co/xqwXgyjbcx
25 Mar 2022