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Emley Study Week

At Emley First school we spend a week celebrating all the things that make Emley such a unique and special place to live. This is called Emley Study Week .

As part of 'Emley Study Week' the whole school goes on a walk around Emley. We learn so much about the History and Geography of Emley and enjoy the lovely countryside around us.

Arts Week

During the Autumn term, children at Emley get to experience different activities that make up the Arts such as dance, drama, music and the fine arts.

Well-being Week

As we believe children's positive mental health and well-being is essential for children's learning they all take an active part in kaleidoscope sessions on a weekly basis. During well-being week we focus on all aspects of being safe emotionally and physically. A number of visitors come in to school to work with the children including ChildLine, NSPCC, fire brigade, police and paramedic. The week culminates in making an anti-bullying pledge. 

Literacy Week

Children develop their Literacy skills by taking part in activities such as conducting interviews for the Emley First School magazine, creating a story with visiting authors, writing book reviews and studying the work of significant childrens authors. We round the week off with a story book cafe. The children come dressed as a story book character. During this time we encorage family members to come and enjoy a biscuit, drink, and more importantly, a book with their child.  

Sports Week

During Sports week, as well as taking part in different sporting activities, the children also learn about having a healthy lifestyle. Previously during sports week the children have met famous athletes including Ed Clancy who told them all about cycling and training for events and Pat Ainsworth a local marathon runner who carried the olympic torch. Our year 4 children participate in sporting events alongside the year 4 children from our cultural exchange partner school Field Lane in Batley. They have taken part in events such as a mini olympics and orienteering.

The week finishes with a competitive Sports Day.