John Jamieson School

"Students are enthusiastic about learning and, overall, their behaviour is outstanding". - Ofsted 2012

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The Carnival of the AnimalsThe Carnival of the Animals24 Jul 2017HS3- ‘The Carnival of the Animals’ topic.       This term, HS3 have been learning about a piece of classical...
PhysCap Park VisitPhysCap Park Visit23 May 2017On Thursday 18th May some children from the Primary Phase went to Temple Newsam Park to play on the playground equipment. We had a...
Variety Charitable DonationVariety Charitable Donation03 May 2017Helen Cornell, Appeals & Accounts Administrator, Yorkshire for Variety - the Children's Charity commented "I'm delighted to...
More Reason to Thank Morrisons!More Reason to Thank Morrisons!02 May 2017A huge thanks to Morrisons for their very generous donation to the school. Their contribution of £8250 will now make our new Sensory Room a...
Health DayHealth Day23 Mar 2017Health Day On Friday  17th March pupils in high school and primary participated in a health day to celebrate how important it is to keep...
Sow and GrowSow and Grow20 Mar 2017Sow and Grow Our free Sow and Grow resources have arrived in school today as part of the innocent and Grow It Yourself Sow and Grow 2017...
World Book Day 2017World Book Day 201703 Mar 2017Today wev've been celebrating World Book Day. Everyone looked great in their costumes and have enjoyed a day of exploring books and...
Our Musii arrived in school today.Our Musii arrived in school today.10 Feb 2017We were very excited that our Musii arrived in school today. A Musii (mutisensory interactive inflatable) is a soft inflatable object that emits...
East SILC has been awarded the EQualities AwardEast SILC has been awarded the EQualities Award08 Feb 2017We were delighted to find out last week that the East SILC has been awarded the EQualities Award. This is a national scheme aimed at all schools and...
"Kung hei fat choy!"31 Jan 2017In Lions Class at Whitkirk we have had a very exciting week preparing for the Chinese New Year - the Year of the Rooster        ...
European Christmas Tree ExchangeEuropean Christmas Tree Exchange13 Dec 2016In November we were  busy making Christmas tree decorations to send to different schools in countries all over Europe as part of...
PhysCap AssemblyPhysCap Assembly13 Dec 2016On Friday 9th December Daniel Gray, Elliot Rich and Jodie Harris of PhysCap joined us for our High School Assembly where they officially...
HS1 Inclusive TennisHS1 Inclusive Tennis23 Nov 2016Pupils in HS1 had the opportunity to participate in an inclusive tennis competition at John Charles Centre.  They were able to develop their...
DofE Circus Skills WorkshopDofE Circus Skills Workshop23 Nov 2016 As part of the Duke of Edinburgh Award, pupils in 16+  have been developing their circus skills . Pupils have also had the opportunity...
The Listening ProgrammeThe Listening Programme31 Oct 2016High School 3 taking part in the listening programme. A new initative that we have introduced to develop our communication and concentration skills....
Rhinos Tag RugbyRhinos Tag Rugby27 Sep 2016Rhinos Tag Rugby Competition On Wednesday 22nd September HS3 and HS2 attended the Tag Rugby Competition at John Charles Centre hosted by...
Outdoor Adventurous Activity DayOutdoor Adventurous Activity Day11 May 2016On Weds 11th May pupils in HS8 participated in a Outdoor Adventurous Activity Day at Yeadon Activity Centre.  It was a great day where the...
Boccia, Table Cricket and New Age Kurling festivalBoccia, Table Cricket and New Age Kurling festival06 May 2016On Friday 6th May pupils in HS2, HS3 and HS8 participated in a boccia, table cricket and new age kurling festival. Everyone loved trying out the...
DisportDisport04 May 2016On Wednesday 4th May pupils in HS1 and HS6 participated in the Disport Junior Athletics competition at John Charles Centre. Pupils were entered into...
The Big Draw 2015 Winners!The Big Draw 2015 Winners!19 Apr 2016Big Draw 2015 Success!! Last October John Jamieson got creative in a series of Big Draw events, which included painting, singing and creating...
Yorkshire County Cricket ClubYorkshire County Cricket Club03 Mar 2016 This term classes in primary, high school and 16+ have all had the opportunity to participate in cricket coaching run by Yorkshire County Cricket...
West Yorkshire School GamesWest Yorkshire School Games02 Mar 2016 HS3 qualified to attend the West Yorkshire School Games representing Leeds at indoor athletics. It was a fantastic day and everyone tried their...
16+ Food hygiene awareness16+ Food hygiene awareness02 Feb 2016On Friday 8th January Post 16 invited Simon Hance, a freelance Food Hygiene and Health Inspector/Instructor into school. As we run a successful...
Sporting Spirit Award!Sporting Spirit Award!29 Jan 2016Introducing the new Sporting Spirit Award! This award will go out to pupils who have worked extra hard to achieve their goals within the Physcial...
In the Sensory Garden!In the Sensory Garden!07 Oct 2015Children from our Dragonfly primary class enjoyed making use of the Sensory Garden that was kindly donated by the Roundhay Rotary Club in Leeds....
Sainsbury's School Games MarkSainsbury's School Games Mark01 Jul 2015The Sainsbury's School Games Mark is a Government led awards scheme launched in 2012. This award acknowledges schools for their commitment to the...
Escape to the JungleEscape to the Jungle22 May 2015High School pupils visited Pudsey Civic Hall this half-term to take part in ‘Escape to the Jungle’. Our pupils participated in a range of...
Wear Purple Coffee MorningWear Purple Coffee Morning22 May 2015Post 16 pupils hosted a Wear Purple Coffee Morning on Tuesday 19th May 2015. Pupils and staff are wearing purple today in support of St....
Food Revolution Food Revolution 22 May 2015Friday 15th May 2015 saw the school participate in Food Revolution Day. The global event which is spearheaded by the celebrity chef Jamie Oliver...
Growing PlantsGrowing Plants22 May 2015Primary pupils have planted seeds which they will watch grow and bloom in the summer...
BowlingBowling22 May 2015Primary pupils visited a bowling alley. Pupils were well behaved throughout and everyone and a thoroughly enjoyable...
SILC GamesSILC Games22 May 2015Key Stage 3 students in High School participated in the SILC games held at the Edge at Leeds University on the 11th May 2015. This was a fun...
Election Day!Election Day!22 May 2015Election fever arrived at John Jamieson as the whole school went to vote on Friday 8th May. The five candidates were out and about all day in a last...
DisportDisport22 May 2015The Disport Junior Athletics event for West Yorkshire was held on the 5th May at the John Charles Centre and the majority of High School pupils...
Synagogue VisitSynagogue Visit22 May 2015On Thursday 7th May 2015 High School pupils visited Shadwell Lane Synagogue as part of their topic work on Judaism. This visit was kindly arranged by...
A Giant Egg Landed A Giant Egg Landed 22 May 2015Before half-term a giant egg appeared in school, pupils in Grasshoppers class investigated the origins of the egg and what possibly could be inside....
EasterEaster22 May 2015Although Easter has been and gone we wanted to share with you information about the great activities which were carried out in school. Activities...
High School 1 Visits High School 1 Visits 22 May 2015Throughout this academic year High School 1 has carried out a range of visits to many locations from cafes to parks, the local library to the White...
General Election fever hits John Jamieson School!General Election fever hits John Jamieson School!01 May 2015Our General Election campaign was launched on Friday 24th April with our 5 candidates setting out their manifestos in the high School assembly. We...
Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit Yorkshire Sculpture Park Visit 23 Apr 2015As part of their ASDAN Personal Progress module 'Out & About', 16+5 regularly visit parks, galleries and museums in the local...
Post 16 Fashion ShowPost 16 Fashion Show09 Apr 2015Friday 27th March 2015 saw Post 16 host their very own Fashion Show.  Pupils designed their own outfits with clothes donated by staff and...
School CouncilSchool Council09 Apr 2015The School Council is an active group of students who represent each class in High School and 16+. There are also two members representing Primary....
High School 2 and 3 Tudor ProjectHigh School 2 and 3 Tudor Project09 Apr 2015High School 2 pupils have been studying the Tudors with a special focus on homes from this period. They have been building their own models but not...
Investors in PeopleInvestors in People09 Apr 2015The East SILC was re-assessed for Investors in People status.  This time we were looking to increase the award to Bronze.  The assessors...
Healthy SchoolsHealthy Schools09 Apr 2015Earlier this term, the East SILC was re-assessed for Healthy Schools status.  The assessment took place during March, and our Student Council...
History Detectives!History Detectives!31 Mar 2015High School 6 and 7 have been studying History this term with a focus on the Tudors. They have had enjoyed hands on experiences with artefacts to...
16+5 Take Up Tai Chi!16+5 Take Up Tai Chi!26 Mar 201516+5 have been learning basic Tai Chi steps. This form of exercise is thought to focus the mind solely on the movements of the body and can...
High School 1 Tudor ProjectHigh School 1 Tudor Project25 Mar 2015Pupils in High School 1 have been learning about the Tudor dynasty as part of their history and art work. Pupils had the opportunity to dress as...
​Eureka!​Eureka!24 Mar 2015Dragonflies had a great time learning all about their bodies at Eureka. Pupils got to go inside a giant mouth, up a giant nose and saw their bones...
In Our World BookIn Our World Book24 Mar 2015Primary pupils worked together to create their very own book. Children who participated in the ‘In Our World’ project have complex...
​World Book Day​World Book Day24 Mar 2015The school participated in World Book Day on Tuesday 3rd March 2015.  Pupils wore pyjamas and read bedtime stories to each other to celebrate...
Red Nose DayRed Nose Day24 Mar 2015On Friday 13th March 2015 pupils from across the school participated in activities to raise money for Red Nose Day. Pupils made their faces funny for...
Mothering Sunday Gift ShopMothering Sunday Gift Shop24 Mar 2015Our Post 16 Enterprise initiative continues to go from strength to strength. Recently Post 16 pupils created gifts for Mother’s Day and set up...
Leeds General Infirmary VisitsLeeds General Infirmary Visits11 Mar 2015Early this academic year, High School pupils visited Leeds General Infirmary. Pupils had the opportunity to carry out a range of exciting activities...
Healthy Eating Leaflet PublishedHealthy Eating Leaflet Published26 Feb 2015Ourlatest Healthy Eating Guide is published today. It provides good advice to parents and carers on how to eat well and stay...
Life on Earth at Leeds City Museum Visit Life on Earth at Leeds City Museum Visit 30 Jan 2015Pupils from Post 16 and High School visited Leeds City Museum this week. The 'Life on Earth' section proved popular and pupils...
Parents Coffee Morning Parents Coffee Morning 26 Jan 2015Thursday 22nd January saw the school host its first Parents’ Coffee Morning of 2015. The morning was a real success and very well...
Healthy Schools Healthy Schools 19 Jan 2015As part of the focus on healthy schools, 16+5 are looking at different ways to be healthy. This will include discovering healthy foods in Food...
Visit to Oakwood Library Visit to Oakwood Library 12 Jan 2015Pupils from Grasshoppers class visited Oakwood Library on Friday 9th January 2015. Pupils make a weekly trip to the library to sample the great books...
​Christmas Lunch ​Christmas Lunch 18 Dec 2014Every year pupils, staff and governors come together to enjoy Christmas lunch and this year was no exception.  We send our thanks to Val and her...
Christmas Carol ConcertChristmas Carol Concert17 Dec 2014Pupils from Primary, High School and Post 16 participated in a specially prepared Christmas Carol Service which took place at St. Edmund’s...
Primary NativityPrimary Nativity12 Dec 2014Thursday 11th December 2014 saw pupils from all our Primary classes perform to a full house in our Christmas Nativity which this year was titled...
​Christmas Fair  ​Christmas Fair 05 Dec 2014The school hosted its annual Christmas Fair on Saturday 29th November 2014. The event saw a variety of Christmas stalls and activities taking place...
Yamsen Carol ConcertYamsen Carol Concert08 Dec 2014Pupils from Grasshoppers and High School 3 took to the stage at Leeds Town Hall to perform in the Yamsen Christmas Concert.  The performance...
Children in Need 2014Children in Need 201418 Nov 2014A talented singer appears in our talent show for our Children in Need programme. Megan stole the...

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The Carnival of the Animals

The Carnival of the Animals

HS3- ‘The Carnival of the Animals’ topic.       This term, HS3 have been learning about a piece of classical...

PhysCap Park Visit

PhysCap Park Visit

On Thursday 18th May some children from the Primary Phase went to Temple Newsam Park to play on the playground equipment. We had a...

Variety Charitable Donation

Variety Charitable Donation

Helen Cornell, Appeals & Accounts Administrator, Yorkshire for Variety - the Children's Charity commented "I'm delighted to...

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