Year 2 into space!

Children explored space this week using their senses! Children focused on the sounds they could hear in space, what food astronauts eat feels and tastes like, as well as making 3D glasses to explore images from NASA to see Mars’ landscape! This was an English Experience Lesson before the children move on to write a non-chronological report on…

Mini Marathon

To celebrate the London Marathon this weekend IFTL trust schools completed their own mini marathons! The children at Heronshaw worked hard to run as far as they could! We will share the distance with you soon! Watch this space!  

The Year 1 shared area has had a revamp! 

  The Year 1 team have been working hard to make an environment to support the children with their creative learning. We still value the importance of learning creatively and we are developing our enhanced learning areas which gives the children the opportunity to develop key skills independently. The children have enjoyed working on their…


Ofsted inspection

On Tuesday 14th and Wednesday 15th September Heronshaw School was inspected by Ofsted. The focus of the inspection was on the quality of education, leadership in the school, safeguarding, SEND provision, behaviours and attitudes to learning and much more. Oftsed inspections are always a thorough and rigorous process which the team at Heronshaw welcomed. Thank…

Animals spotted at Heronshaw

Year 1 have been spotting different animals homes in the playground as part of their English lessons! I wonder if you can guess which story they are looking at?  

What have year 2 been up to this week?

Year 2 have been learning all about the colourful and vibrant homes, clothes and jewellery of the Ndebele people who live in South Africa. We practised our drawing skills to see if we could replicate some of the amazing patterns. We think we did really well….take a look!

Lockdown poem

Madison in Gorillas has been writing poems, this one sums up lockdown perfectly!  


Pandas class had fun working as a team and a class community when building castles this week! They used their knowledge from history this half term to build and design their very own castle!  


Flying Kites!

Year 2 has fun making kites as part of their DT this week! The windy day was perfect to test out the designs!

Science week!

Heronshaw welcomed the children back to school with science week. Each year group had the opportunity to take part in scientific enquiries through exciting experiments!!