News - Year 6

Sports week- Year 6

Year 6 have had an incredible time this week as part of sports week and we have loved taking part […]

Year 6 writing

Year 6 have produced some incredible writing, particularly focussing on the vocabulary they have used. The children are becoming much […]

Year 6 ‘doing it for themselves’

Today in Year 6, Park Spring pupils were ‘doing it for themselves’ in 6B by teaching each other skills they […]

World book day events with 3a and 6a

6a and 3a had a fantastic afternoon celebrating a slightly delayed world book day. Year 6 read their pieces of […]

Persuasive letter writing in 6A

Year 6 have been writing persuasive letters to companies ready to raise funds for a terrible fire that happened in […]

Year 6 mi life course

Yesterday, Year 6 had 3 special visitors sharing with them how to stay physically, emotionally and spiritually healthy. Some of […]

Christmas dinner

Today was Christmas dinner time at Park Spring where for one day only staff serve the children their dinner and […]

Choir singing in Morrison’s

Today several members of the choir sang their hearts out in Morrison’s to raise money for Love the One. We […]

Stone Age newspaper reports in Year 6

Year 6 have been busy writing newspaper reports around events in the stone age. We are so proud of the […]

Friday fun celebrating children in need

Park Spring have had a chaotic but amazing day celebrating children in need. Some children from Year 5/6 went bag […]

Amazing Science writing in Year 6

Year 6 enjoyed their Science topic about the circulatory system so much that they decided to create information texts to […]

Year 6 travel back in time!

Year 6 went back in time today to…… The Stone Age. The children sat in caves to create cave paintings, […]

Year 6 had a exciting visitor this morning from the Yorkshire Evening Post. Nina came to speak to the children […]

Writing to be proud of in Year 6

Year 6 produced some amazing writing in the last week of term. The children have learnt lots about Diwali in […]

School council meeting news

Today School Council have been busy coming up with fund raising ideas to make Park Spring a better place. This […]

Independent learning in 6a

6a have been doing some independent learning in Maths today. They marked each others learning logs, pointing out mistakes and […]

Arty science in year 6 with Mr Barker and Mrs Fowler

Year 6 had a fantastic afternoon with Mr Barker and Mrs Fowler creating models of the heart. It was a […]

New School Food Ambassadors!

I am proud to announce our our new School Food Ambassadors for this year: Imogen and Ruach. We have had […]

Team building in 6a and 6b

6a and 6b have been learning lots of team building skills this afternoon and had lots of fun!

Investigating squared numbers in 6a

6a have been investigating squared numbers in Maths using multilink and squared paper.

Life in WW2 in Year 6

Year 6 have had an amazing day seeing the life through a persons eyes in WW2. When they came into […]

Stars of the Year

Here are the stars of the year!

100% attendance all year!

Year 5/6 final friendly football match

Year 5 and 6 had their last final friendly football match on Friday and it ended 1-1. The children were […]

Year 6 leavers party

Year 6 had a fantastic leavers party and will remember all the fun that they had! We started the night […]

Rounders tournament

Y6/y5 rounder’s tournament match report by Jacob and Tyler First thing at quarter-to 9 we all rushed to school, got […]

Year 6 production

This week year 6 performed the production to the whole school and their parents- they were amazing!!! Thank you to […]

Schools Tour De Yorkshire Cycle Relay

On Tuesday 27th June four of our Year 6 pupils took part in the Schools Tour de Yorkshire Cycle Relay. […]

Fidget spinner art Year 6

Year 6 have loved creating art using their fidget spinners today!

Great Yorkshire Cycle Relay

Yesterday 4 children from Y6 along with Mr B participated in the Great Yorkshire Cycle Relay.   Leeds City Council  […]

‘Big Sing’ at Leeds Town Hall

15 children from the choir and across KS2 participated in a ‘Big Sing’ event at the beautiful Leeds Town hall […]

KS2 music celebration assembly

KS2 celebrated their musical abilities yesterday by performing for the rest of KS2 and their parents. We had an amazing […]

McDonalds booster reward- Year 6

  Year 6 have worked really hard towards their SATS and some children have attended lots of boosters! For the […]

French posters Year 6

Year 6 have been learning lots of French recently. Here are a few examples of the posters we have created […]

Leeds Rhinos rugby training- Year 6

Year 6 have loved their rugby training with the Rhinos so far and can’t wait to see what the rest […]

Dobroyd 1 day visit- Year 6

Year 6 had a lovely time visiting Dobroyd for the day again. We were at the train station very early […]


Some of year 4 and year 6 had a great time at the triathlon! Some amazing swimming, running and cycling […]

Year 6- Orienteering event

Some children from Year 6 had lots of fun taking part in an orienteering event at John Charles. They worked […]

Star readers 19.05.17

Here are the KS2 star readers of this week!

Should we have a royal family?- Year 6 debate

Year 6 have enjoyed writing a debate about whether we should have a royal family or not. Today they split […]

KS2 tag ruby tournament.

Some children in KS2 had a lovely day out at the tag rugby finals at  The John Charles Center Of […]

Classification- Year 6 Science

Yesterday in Science Year 6 learnt about classification and how plants and animals are classified. To start we decided to […]

Ch ch ch changes performance- Year 6

Today Year 6 watched a performance named ch ch ch changes which was about the changes both boys and girls […]

Year 6 capacity investigation

Year 6 had lots of fun investigating capacity. We tried to guess what 100ml looked like in a plastic cup. […]

End of Year SATS celebration Year 6

Year 6 had a lovely day celebrating the end of SATS. First we had some chill out time colouring in […]


Well done to all of our Y6 children for completing their SATS exams last week.   They all worked incredibly […]

Ch Ch Ch Changes

Year 6 Ch Ch Ch Changes   Ch Ch Ch Ch Changes is a 30 minute play with original songs […]

‘Love Food, Hate Waste Club’ returns to Park Spring!

The third set of ‘Love Food, Hate Waste’ cooking sessions has now begun! This week we used some food from […]

Year 6- Grammar boot camp

Year 6 had a fun filled afternoon outside in the sunshine completing grammar boot camp! They completed physical activities e.g. […]

Year 6 You Tube Generation …. grammar!

Year 6 have come back with great attitudes to learning! Mrs Digby set them the challenge of creating an engaging […]

Race for Love 30.3.17

Today we held our first ever Race for Love event at Park Spring. It started off as a small fundraising […]

Year 5/6 fundraising for Love the One

Year 5/6 thoroughly enjoyed raising money for Love The One today! The nail painting station and origami class went down […]

Caterpillar visitors in Year 6

We are growing caterpillars in Year 6 so your children may be bringing them home to keep warm for the […]

Year 6 dance the afternoon away with Leeds Rhinos

Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed learning some street dance moves yesterday afternoon with Leeds Rhinos. The children warned up by shaking […]

Park Spring’s got talent

There was some amazing talent on show at Park Spring’s got talent last night. So much so that the judges […]

Year 6 boosters

Year 6 have been amazing and  have been working really hard at their learning at boosters, working in pairs looking […]

Internet safety day at Park Spring

KS2 have been having an exciting time learning about internet safety. They have been looking at how photos give information […]

Digital leaders

              The digital leaders have been really busy this evening with their 2nd module online. They have learnt lots […]

Year 6 Ice skating reward

Year 6 love ice skating this week as their reward for working hard towards the SATS. Some Year 6’s were […]

Year 6 descriptive writing of a tragic event

 Year 6 have love retelling the story of a boy in an abandoned village called ‘birthday boy’. Today they have […]

Library Mascot Competition – Love our library

We need to love our library! As part of this we have launched a competition for children to design a […]

Investigating how mirrors work in Year 6

Year 6 spent the afternoon investigating how mirrors work in Science particularly looking at how words are reflected in a […]

Year 6 Science Writing

Year 6 have been doing some amazing writing as part of their Science topic.   They have produced some stunning […]

Christmas sing along at Park Spring

Year 6 Dobroyd

Year 6 had an amazing time at Dobroyd castle last week! I hope you managed to see our posts on […]

Reading canon books!

Ever class in KS2 was presented with a set of books from their reading cannon to go in their reading […]

The Real Junk Food Project at Park Spring!

Last week we had an assembly delivered by ‘Fred the Fox’ and Kevin, the leader of ‘Fuel for School’ (the […]

Year 6 investigation of electrical circuits

Year 6 have been LOVING learning about electricity and building circuits. In the first week we learnt the electrical symbols […]

Winter music celebration

Yesterday Key Stage 2 had their Winter music celebration event. The children were given an opportunity to show their instrument […]

Cave painting in Year 6

        We started our new topic (The Stone Age) off with a bang today in Year 6 by creating […]

Cube and squared numbers- Year 6

Year 6 have been learning about squared and cubed numbers in a practical way. This helped them to visualise the […]

Guess where my Fairtrade food comes from?

Year 6 had an interesting afternoon guessing where Fairtrade food comes from. We tasted bananas, raisins and white chocolate and […]

Exciting grammar lesson in Year 6

Year 6 had fun learning about determiners using jelly babies! They created sentences including jelly babies and other grammar parts. […]

Halloween Disco 20.10.16

  Lots of fun was had at the halloween disco last night and the staff were impressed by some of […]

Park Spring celebrates Black History

At Park Spring to celebrate Black History we were lucky to have some visitors! The children in Year 5 and […]

Year 6 Science- Blood potion

Yesterday afternoon Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed making a ‘blood potion’ to understand the different parts of the blood. Please ask […]

WW2 Blitz pictures- Year 6

Year 6 created night time Blitz pictures of Leeds. They first had to draw some of the iconic buildings in Leeds, […]

Year 6- Tasty Thursday 06.10.16

Today was Tasty Thursday’s in Year 6. Billy made ginger biscuits and they were gorgeous! He even shared them with Mr […]

Year 6 Evacuation freeze frames

  Today Year 6 spoke about evacuation in WW2. We created our own evacuation tags and will be wearing them […]

Year 6 WW2 poem writing

Year 6 have embedded their history learning into Literacy and produced some powerful poems about WW2. These describe planes, bombs, […]

WW2 singing and dancing in Year 6

This afternoon Year 6 learnt about the music and dance that was around in WW2. Please see the videos on […]

Leaving the school life and joining the army!

Today Year 6 joined squadron 612B with Major Benson, Major Fowler and Major Poppleton. They listened to Winston Churchill’s announcement […]

Year 6 Leavers party.

The children had an amazing time at the Year 6 leavers party. They were amazed by the prop photo booth […]

Y6 Leavers Photo – YEP today

You can view our Y6 leavers photo in today’s edition of the Yorkshire Evening Post   Copies are […]

Charity Day Year 6!

Yesterday Year 6 had a Charity day where they raised money for their chosen charity, including the RNLI, Love the […]

Sports Day Y6 Blue Team Winners!!

Year 5/6 Tasty Thursdays and rounders!

On Thursday afternoon Year 5 challenged year 6 to a rounders game! Both Year 5/6 showed great sportsmanship and maturity […]

Year 6 booster McDonalds reward

As a reward for the Year 6 children who have been to every booster they enjoyed a McDonalds dinner on […]

Y6 Tri Golf Tournament

This week our Y6 children represented the school in the local annual ‘Tri-Golf Tournament’. We did really well and had lots […]

The Queens birthday in Year 6

Year 6 loved learning about the queen and her family tree. They were really inquisitive and asked lots of questions […]

Science classification with sweets Year 6 10.06.16

Today in Science we learnt about Eco systems and classification. We sorted some pictures of animals, trees and plants and […]

Road safety training 7thand 8th June- Year 6

Year were lucky to have some road safety training from Leeds city council on how to take care when walking […]

Tasty Thursdays

Before the holiday and after an exciting time at Lego Year 6 had Tasty Thursday’s. This week Cian made peach […]

Lego 27.05.16 Year 6

Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed their 2nd day of Lego programming where they used a variety of sensors to control a […]

Lego Programming Year 6 26.05.16

Year 6 were really excited about going to Lego this morning and were anticipating what was in store for them. […]

Passionate persuasive writing!

Year 6 were immersed into their learning today. They were thoroughly enjoying writing letters to Mrs Horan and convincing the whole […]

Year 6 SATS end of celebration

Year 6 thoroughly enjoyed their end of SATS celebration day on the bouncy castle, having party food and even having […]

Marshmallow Chaos in Year 6!

Year 6 took part in a Science experiment this afternoon. They created marshmallow shooters using balloons and paper cups. The […]

Tasty Thursday’s in Year 6.

Today Year 6 enjoyed fruit kebabs as part of Tasty Thursday’s. Thank you Philippa.

Tasty Thursdays in Year 6

The children in year 6 got to taste goulash today courtesy of Luciano. It is great to see the children […]

Tolerance day in Year 6!

Today the children in Year 6 learnt about tolerance and stereotypes. We spoke about stereotypes and popped balloons to represent […]

World book day comics- Year 6

For world book day the children in Year 6 decided to become comic strip artists. They produced beautiful stories in […]

World Book Day

It was a fantastic day last week – it was brilliant to see the brilliant effort put in by all. […]

What changes are happening in Year 6?

With all the changes in Year 6 at the moment and our science learning question of ‘can all changes be […]

Tasty Thursdays in Year 6!

As we are working really hard towards our SATS in Year 6 Mrs Fowler, Miss Benson and the children have […]

Park Spring Primary Rugby tournament

Year 5 and 6 played in a rugby tournament on the last Wednesday of term with Tony, our coach from […]

Ice adventure with Year 6!

Year 6 braved the cold and wind to have a fantastic afternoon on the snow slide in Millennium square. The […]

Year 6 residential- Robin wood (Dobroyd Castle)

Last week on Wednesday to Friday Year 6 went to Dobroyd Castle. They were very excited and nervous when they […]

Year 6 reading research

William, Dwnea and Ines helped Mrs Digby by interviewing children in Key Stage 2 about their reading interests. They had […]

KS2 Music celebration event

Thank you to everyone who took part in the KS2 Christmas celebration event. All the children were very brave and […]

Flower models

  Year 6 made some amazing flower models with Mrs Fowler as part of our learning challenge ‘Can plants take […]

Year 6 Space learning logs

Year 6 impressed Miss Benson with their Space learning logs this week and how much effort they put into their […]

Year 6 school council manifesto launch

Year 6 really enjoyed the school council elections this year and the finalised list for voting is as follows Boys- […]

Year 6’s first assembly as leaders!

On Friday, Year 6 completed their first assembly as the assembly leaders. They were very brave and I was very […]

Shooting through space- Year 5/6 visit from the planetarium

On Tuesday 15th September Year 5/6 had a visit from astrophysicist Kevin Reed and his planetarium. They loved sitting inside […]

I have a voice!

Year 5 and 6 teamed up to raise up a shout against injustice during Global Week. Following the theme of […]

Year 6 Party on the Park!

Democracy day in KS2

On the 7th May children at Park Spring took part in democracy day. In key stage 2 we spent the […]

RAK (Random Acts of Kindness) Squad share the love

The RAK Squad decided to share a bit of Year 6 love around the school last week, they made up […]

Mathletics: The Great Gold Bar Challenge

The great Gold Bar Challenge has finally come to an end and we are now busy collating the scores. We […]

3D Fun

Could you resist playing with MARSHMALLOWS without putting one in your mouth? Well, today 6M made 3D shapes using spaghetti […]

Reading with Keith Senior

The children in 6M were so excited to have a visit from Keith during the ‘Day to Remember’. Some lucky […]

Indian Cooking

Today 6M took part in an Indian themed experience, to help raise money for Love the One (Park Spring’s partner […]

Coast Factor

Year 6 have been creating their own lazy, coastal towns and writing advertisements to invite people to relocate. Have a look […]

Blades of Fire!

Today, Year 6 took to the Ice to celebrate their improved attendance. They started their journey at school and walked […]

Year 6 loose their sight for the day

On the first day back at school the children in Year 6 had something taken from them… THEIR SIGHT! The […]

Year 6 residential – Dobroyd Castle

On Wednesday 10th – Friday 12th December, Year 6 travelled to Dobroyd Castle for a 3 day residential. It was […]

Squishy Circuits

Today 6M had a scientific morning! They were visited by the Engineers Without Borders, from Leeds university, to create Squishy […]

WW1 Army Bootcamp

The children in year 5 and 6 travelled back in time to WW1  this week to find out the answer […]

Year 6’s Musical instruments

During Year 6’s Learning challenge on Sound they were set the task of creating their own musical instrument. Have a […]

RAK (Random Acts of Kindness) SQUAD

The RAK SQUAD have been spreading smiles around Park Spring today by giving out home made certificates and bunches of […]


It has been a wonderful week for our determined Year 6’s. They have been out in all weathers, braving the […]

Year 6 had a groovy day!

I was so impressed with the effort that children (and let’s face it parents) had gone to for Park Spring’s […]

Year 6 Football

Over the past 2 weeks Year 6 have been playing football regularly, not only trying to improve their skill but […]

War of the Roses

History came alive today as Year 6 travelled back to the start of the Tudor period.  The final battle of […]

Year 6 Production

Year 6 will be performing their production of Bugsy Malone. Please see attached the letter that your child should have […]

Summer Fair Fun!

In preparation for the fantastic Summer Fair year 6 have been making things to sell :  ranging from strange googly eyed […]

6B loves Science

This week 6b have been answering learning questions not only in Maths but in Science too! Some of the questions […]

Blessing the community – A visit to the Gables.

A huge thank you to the children that took part in the first ‘Blessing the Community’ project. The residents of […]

Year 6 Maths

Year 6 have been making maths practical. Check out some of the images.

History Day

On Thursday morning we (Paige and Hollie) went to Pudsey Lowtown for the day to learn about History. First we […]

WW2 assembly

A huge thank you to all the parents that came to the Year 5 and Year 6 WW2 assembly. The […]

WW2 day year 5 and 6

On Monday 27th January the delightful year 5 and 6 children were transported (with the help of a spoonful of […]

Maths Investigators Day

This week saw Park Spring host a maths investigation day for children from our school and from the schools in […]

Reading Eggs

On the last week of term your child should have brought home a password and username for Reading Eggs / […]

School Council trip to the Houses of Parliament

  On Monday 18th November the School Concil went to London the visit the Houses of parliament. They were accompanied […]

Tag Rugby

On Friday, ten children from year 5 and 6 attended a tag rugby event at Stanningley Rugby club. Twenty schools […]

ICT course

On Monday we went to a ICT trip to Primrose Hill to learn new ICT skills. We got to learn all […]

Visit from local MP Stuart Andrew

Today was an exciting day for the school council, as they had an important visit from their local MP Stuart […]

School Council

School councillors have just been announced with the following results. Your school councillors will meet on a regular basis to […]

3D solar system

6B have been learning all about Earth and Space, they decided to create a model of the solar system using […]

Circus Day

On the 17th July the circus came to town! Super Steve and Hilarious Harry put on a show the children […]

Ofsted Visit 2nd and 3rd July 2013

Dear parents and carer, For your information; The school is being inspected (tomorrow) Tuesday 2nd July and Wednesday 3rd July. […]

Changing state

This week Year 6 have turned into scientists, and have been investigating Solids, Liquids and Gases. They found out that […]

Year 6 have been working hard on the Ipads!

   Year 6 have been using technology to help them with their fractions. As you can see in these images, […]

Netball Tournament

Congratulations to the Park Spring netball team, who played in the final of the West Leeds school netball event. All […]

Year 6 Residential

  Just before the Easter holidays Year 6 were lucky enough to embark on a trip of a lifetime! They […]

Netball tournament

On Monday 25th March, the school netball team took part in the second round of an event held by Pudsey […]

Easter Egg Competition

Congratulations to all of the winners of the Easter Egg Competition. There were some fantastic entries but unfortunately only 1st, […]

Writing Competition

Congratulations to all of the children who have been chosen to have their writing work published. The year 5 and […]

Netball Tournament

On Monday 18th March, 6 Year 5 and 6 girls attended a netball tournament at Pudsey Grangefield. The girls played against […]

In upper KS2 we bang the drum!

This week Y5/6 were visited by Drum Culture; a music group who specialise in African Djembe drumming. Through the day they engaged […]

How much does it weigh?

 This week year 6 have been getting to grips with differnet methods to weigh objects, also reading different scales. The children have […]

Professional Netball

On Friday 8th February, Miss Blake and Mr Parker took 6 lucky children to go and watch Yorkshire Jets v […]

What was life like for people in India?

The Time has come for year 5 and 6 to end their India Learning challenge. The children were asked 4 […]

Year 6 Ice Skating Reward Trip.

On Friday 1st February year 6 made their way to the Ice Cube, in Leeds City centre, for their reward […]


Next Friday, 8th February, Miss Blake and Mr Parker will be taking 6 lucky year 5 and 6 girls to […]

India – a journey to the eastern world!

Over the last few weeks, Years 5/6 have embarked upon a journey, exploring the lifesyle of the people of India. […]


Last week 6M noticed some strange activity going on between the staff at Park Spring Primary School … then unexpectedly […]

We have uncovered some artists in year 6!

The children in 6M have been developing their Art skills over the past few weeks. During Anti-bullying week they created […]

Road Safety

Year 6 recently led a Road Safety Assembly to the whole school with the help of Leeds West Academy. They […]

Football Results

Recently, 7 year six children travelled to Crawshaw high school to take part in a football competition. This was their […]

Shopping for the year 6 sleepover

  On the 27th September, 8 lucky children embarked on an adventure to Morrisons to buy necessary supplies for the […]

6M make Maths fun!

In 6M we like to make our Maths lessons fun and exciting.

Netball club

On a Tuesday after school 3.15- 4.15. We welcome any Year 5 or Year 6 children.

Running Club

Every Monday from 3.15 – 4.15 Don’t forget your running gear: T-shirt Jogging bottoms Tracksuit top (now its getting cold!) […]


Year 5 and Year 6 are currently learning about the Tudors in their topic. They have learnt all about Henry […]