On Saturday 5th November a number of Year 5 and 6 pupils attended the UK Space Agency’s Schools Conference at York University with special guest Tim Peake. The children presented their cross-curricular work all about Space including a song written by the pupils and performed on ukuleles. More to follow ….
St Wilfrid’s young artist, Isobel Hanson, creates a winning design and poem for Illuminating York 2016.
Young York Scientists Land Place in National Final Four Year 5 and 6 pupils are heading for the dreaming spires of Oxford after landing top spot in a regional science quiz. They saw off challengers from leading independent schools across the North to secure their place in the prestigious national finals in Oxford.
York Magistrates visit St Wilfrid’s – January 2016
St Wilfrid’s achieves Primary Science Quality Mark Gold Award.
On Friday 24th April the whole school enjoyed Science Day. Dr Annie Hodgson from The University of York started our day with an assembly full of exciting experiments. The children then took part in a range of activities from swimming fish to building ramps, to balloon rockets and making giant bubbles.
On Friday 20th March, author Andy Seed visited school and spent time with each class. We had a fantastic and exciting day, full of stories and poetry. Encouraging our love of reading and inspiring some brilliant writing.
On Friday the 20th March the children had the unique opportunity to experience the Partial Solar Eclipse in school. Dr Emily Brunsden from the University of York worked with the children and they were able to view the eclipse through solar glasses and the solar telescope! It was a fantastic, awe inspiring experience!
On Thursday 8th January, Ken from ‘Rocks to Schools’ visited the 3/4 Classes and Class 5/4. The children learnt about rocks, fossils and evolution. They were able to handle a variety of interesting rocks and fossils and learn how they were formed over time.
Well done to Charlie Thornton and Sophia Brandreth who were our chosen finalists from the York Civic Christmas card competition. They both joined Cllr Ian Gillies and the Sheriff, John Kenny for afternoon tea at the Mansion House. An extra special congratulations to Charlie Thornton who was announced as the overall winner of the competition. Charlie’s card […]