Dream Jars

We want to create a ‘dream trail’ around Watercliffe Meadow in September, full of your dreams…dreams for yourself, for your family, the world, whatever you choose to dream about! Your challenge this summer is to find your own dream jar and use it to put your own dreams in somehow. How you do it is up to you but we look forward to sharing them with your class after the holidays and adding your jar to our ‘dream trail’! Take a look at the summer home learning leaflet that will be coming home with the Green Un.

Nursery Places


Our Nursery team are currently sorting out places for children who are 3 years old and ready to start in September. If you have already filled in an application form then you will be contacted soon with a time and date for a home visit. If you have not registered your child for Nursery or know any of your friends or family that have 3 year olds not attending Nursery, call in to the office for an application form. Children are admitted in date of birth order and we currently have spaces in September for all 4 of our sessions.

London Residential


What an amazing time we had in London with the Y5 children last weekend. We walked miles (over 20,000 steps both days) and saw some amazing sights. We were excited to see the famous landmarks that we have studied up close. The guidebooks we created were a great help and showed the knowledge we have gained about our capital city. There are some great pictures on the blog and Facebook. Thank you to all the staff for making it happen and to the children for being so well behaved and making us and their families proud!

Back to School

We hope you have all had a lovely Easter break and are ready and refreshed for a new term of learning.  It will be a busy time up to the Spring break with SATs for the Y2&6 children, the London residential for the Y5 children and Castleton residential for the Y6 children.

See you all tomorrow ready for action!

Easter Activities

Are you looking for something ‘egg-citing’ to do over the Easter holidays?   There are lots of fun and exciting activities taking place outside of normal school hours in different places across Sheffield and beyond where children and young people can collect learning credits. These credits will be added to the ones some children collect towards Children’s University Awards. To collect these credits, they need a Passport to Learning. These are available to purchase at Sheffield libraries and some Learning Destinations. Remember, the credits lead to a series of 30 special award certificates and badges. There are lots of different activities happening around Sheffield over the holidays check out the CU Website for more information. https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/CU

Watercliffe Meadow ‘Guide to Reading’ Competition


To tie in with World Book Day, we have sent home our very own ‘guide to reading’ film, which we have put together in collaboration with Neil Griffiths. Last term Neil came into school and gave us an inspiring day all about the joy of sharing books and reading. We have worked with Neil since to commission a film with what to do, what not to do and our top tips for successful reading experiences.

Hidden within the film are Watercliffe Meadow characters (a bit like Where’s Wally). Watch the film and see if you can spot the characters. If you record the number on the flier that will come with the DVD and bring it back to school you will be entered in a draw to win prizes!

Children’s University


There are lots of fun and exciting activities taking place over the half term holiday in Sheffield. Check out the website on www.sheffield.gov.uk/CU

You will see all the different activities your child can take part in and where they take place. You can also collect credits to add to the ones collected in school. For this you will need a Children’s University passport, which cost £2 and can be purchased from any library.

Have a great half term together exploring our wonderful city of Sheffield!