Cross Gates

Primary School

Aspire, Learn, Succeed

Cross Gates

Primary School

Aspire, Learn, Succeed


Making a Mexican taco maracas!!

What would you put in your taco?

Brightly coloured masks like the ones they make in Tocauro, Mexico.

Have you got your ticket to Mexico?

Making Mexican masks

Sports Week

Getting excited about our new topic: What would it be like to live in Mexico?

The rain won't stop us keeping fit!

Painting the London Skyline

Great Fire of London drama: we went on a journey back in time to 1666!

An afternoon of Art supporting our topic of the Great Fire of London.

Happy St. George’s Day!

Our first look at the laptops!

Enjoying our new playground toys

Acting out the Easter Story

Colour Mixing in Art (sorry about the t-shirts!)

Year 2 had so much fun improving their Frisbee skills for West Yorkshire School Games Week!

Spring Flowers - look how well our daffodil bulbs have grown!

Pancake day and half-term baking fun!

Recycling fun from Year 2

Villainous Pirate Captains

What does a Pirate Captain Need?

Pirate ships


The Pirates Next Door

Christmas Party!

We had a lot of fun on our elf hunt today!

Who was George Stephenson? - we walked to the train station to look at modern trains on No Pens Day

No pens day - we made shapes using rubber bands on geo boards, instead of using pencils and paper! We discovered some new shapes.

Odd Sock Day! Celebrating Anti-Bullying week.

Children in Need

Autumn Art- We collected Autumn leaves and twigs and turned them into animals. It was great fun!

Congratulations to our new school councillors Issaq and Lily.

Warming up for PE on a chilly afternoon!

On Tuesday, we celebrated the end of our topic 'What does it take to be a winner' by having a Mini Sport's Day! It was a lot of fun!

Music- We enjoyed our weekly session this week; reading music and using our body percussion!

RE- We have been learning about how Christians welcome new babies. We talked about baptism and role-played a ceremony! We needed a vicar, two parents, a baby, godparents and friends and family in the congregation.

Balanceabilty - the children had a great time improving their cycling skills. They showed great resilience and everyone improved their skills.

Year 2 have been investigating how important it is to understand numbers to 100 by looking at food packaging. What do all the numbers mean?

We have been busy making our 'Tree of Life'. We have been thinking about the things that are important to us, our strengths and what we would like to achieve in the future.