School Events Gallery

At Airedale Infant School our ambition is to enrich the lives of our children by carefully planning a range of trips, visitors and a range of real life experiences to enrich our curriculum.

Take a look at our amazing learning so far this year!

Autumn term 1- 2022-23

On Friday 30th September, our school council arranged a Macmillan Coffee Afternoon to raise money for the charity. Airedale Junior and Infant School Councillors would like to say a huge thank you to all parents and carers who donated buns. We raised an amazing total of £530.24, which will go towards helping those in need. 

On Wednesday 5th October Y1 children went to visit Eureka to support their learning all about the human body and their five senses. The children took part in a senses show and explored the 'All about me' gallery to learn lots of new human body facts. The children had a wonderful time and have since written amazing recounts from their trip.

        

       

On Friday 7th October, children came to school wearing yellow to celebrate our annual 'Hello Yellow' day for World Mental Health Day. At Airedale Infant School, the mental health and wellbeing of our pupils, parents, carers and staff is of upmost importance to us and children took place in many activities throughout the day linking to mental health.

        

      

On Monday 3rd October and Friday 7th October, children in Nursery and Receptin were joined by their parents/carers for a reading activity event. This was an opportunity for adults to work one to one with their child, see their developing skills and have fun together!

         

      

      

   

      

   

      

On Friday 14th October, children in Nursery enjoyed dressing up as their favourite traditional tale character when completing activities around some of our focus stories from this half-term. Children can repeat phrases, name the characters and talk about different parts of the story of Jack and the Beanstalk, The Three Little Pigs, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood, The Gingerbread Man and The Three Billy Goats Gruff. 

     

    

      

On 12th and 13th October 2022, Year 2 children visited our local Renewi recycling centre as part of their 'Litter Bug' topic. Children took part in several workshops which helped them to understand the process of the 3 R's, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. The children discussed how they could reduce the amount of waste in their packed lunches and how as a collective we could help to reduce the level of polluted plastics which harm wildlife. The children also made a super elephant using recycled milk bottles.

            

         

On Tuesday 18th October, all Year 1 children came to school dressed in the theme of 'People Who Help Us' to celebrate our theme day. Children took part in a number of emergency services activies throughout the day and created leaflets all about who to call in an emergency. In the afternoon, children and parents went to our school hall to take part in a range of practical activities. We all had so much fun learning about our amazing emergency services. A special thank you to all parents and carers who attended this event.

     

                                    

Autumn Term 2

Take a look at our amazing enrichments throughout our Autumn 2 half term...

On Monday 8th November, Year 1 children took part in a Geography theme day were the children created 2D and 3D maps for our local area. Children gave directions to each other and loved to discuss the places of interest on our community that they visit with their families.

        

  

On Wednesday 9th November, Year 2 invited their parents and carers into school as part of their Design and Technology learning. Children and their adults all took part in building models of burning homes from the Great Fire of London. What a wonderful afternoon!

         

        

Reverend Tracey visited EYFS on Thursday 17th November to share information about baptisms. The children listened to Reverend Tracey and participated in our own Christening and celebration. 

  

On Friday 18th November, the school took part in Children in Need and this year the theme was spots. The Children came to school dressed in non-uniform and they all had lots of fun learning about Pudsey the Bear. Airedale Infant School would like to say a huge thank you for all of the generous donations, we were delighted to announce that we have raised a total of £126.27, which will go towards helping those in need.

 

        

 

On Friday 2nd December, Year 1 invited their parents and carers into school as part of their geography learning of their local area. Parents supported children to create a park using a range of crafty materials. It was an amazing afternoon!

          

 

Let's reflect back on our amazing events in 2021-22...

Spring Term 2- 2021-22

On Tuesday 1st March Nursery children made and tasted pancakes to celerbate Pancake Day. The children all had so much fun baking and tasting them!

      

On Tuesday 1st March all children in Year 1 and 2 dressed up as their favourite book characters to celebrate World Book Day. The children listened to their class teacher's favourite stories and shared their favourite stories with their friends.

      

   

All Key stage 1 parents also attended a parent workshop to celebrate our love of reading in school. Parents enjoyed being back in school and engaged in a range of activities themed around our favoruite story books. 

      

Parents commented "We loved spending the morning with our child. It was great for her to show us her favourite stories and make crafts together." "What a wonderful morning spent with my child!"

   

 

On Wednesday 2nd March, Year 1 had a visitor from the Wakefield Toy Museum. The children learnt all about toys from 100, 75 and 50 years ago and how toys have changed in the materials they are made from. The children met Charlie Bear who was an old Teddy Bear with joints and learnt how teddies have changed. We also had fun making 3D rocking horse models and spent time exploring a range of old toys.

       

      

On Friday 18th March we held a Comic Relief day in school to raise money for charity. The children enjoyed taking part and raising lots of money for a good cause!

On 6th April we held our annual Easter Egg competition for all children across school. Children designed and made some 'eggcellent' entries and had so much fun looking at their friends entries.

        

Reception Pixies and Sprites visited Ledston Woods as part of their topic learning all about 'Rumble in the Jungle'. They all had a wonderful time exploring nature and looking for mini-beasts!

       

Summer Term- 2021-22

On Monday 16th May all Key Stage 1 children visited Airedale Library for an 'Amazing Author' visit! Children listened to stories written by Suzie Senior and enjoyed taking part in a range of activities. We wrote book reviews upon our return and enjoyed sharing the books bought with our families.

This week in Nursery the children enjoyed a picnic joined by their family members. They sat outside in the sun and enjoyed lots of delicious snacks. The children and their families had lots of fun!!

       

On Monday 23rd May all Year 1 children walked to our local church, Holy Cross and met with Rev. Tracy. The children loved meeting Rev. Tracy and exploring the parts of a Christian Church. Children came back to school and made images of our church and the features we found inside!

On Tuesday 24th May all Year 1 children took part in an Afternoon Tea DT theme day as part of our 'We Are British' topic! The children were sent a letter from Buckingham Palace asking for their help to design an Afternoon Tea Menu for the Queen's Jubilee! We had so much fun designing, making and evaluating our fruit skewers, sandwiches and cupcakes.

      

On Wednesday 25th May, all children loved taking part in our Platinum Jubilee Celebrations for Queen Elizabeth II's upcoming celebrations! Children had a Jubilee themed lunch and enjoyed a range of royal activities across school!

     

School have been collecting items for the Dogs Trust over the last two weeks in memory of a child's family pet. Children and their families donated a range of items of food, toys and accessories and Kenny and his family were overjoyed with the generosity of our Airedale Infant families.