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Sports Day 2018

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We had an amazing day at Sports Day this year! Well done to everyone who took part. Check out all the photos from Sports Day. 

Dance performance with Company Chameleon

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Last term our Year 4 students worked with dance company, Company Chameleon to create a performance based around mental health. The students’ work was based around a dance piece created by Company Chameleon’s Director Kevin, who was inspired by his experience with Bipolar. Throughout the term dancers from Company Chameleon came…

Particle Zoo with Year 4

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As part of our celebration of British Science Week, Erin from Leeds University's School of Physics and Astronomy came brought a zoo into the Academy. Now it wasn't a real zoo, but it was just as exciting!  Erin explained that although physics and astronomy can seem really complicated, it can also be…

Parking around the Academy

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Below is a message from Safer Roads Leeds.  As a parent you will be aware of the issues surrounding school gate parking. Parking illegally or inconsiderately not only causes inconvenience to local residents and undermines the school's efforts to be a good neighbour, but it also creates a major road…

Parent Survey

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We care about you and your child, so your feedback is very important to help us understand how we are doing, and where we can improve. So thanks for taking the time to fill out this survey. Please go to the following website to complete the survey online. By completing the…

Nativity story around the World

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Our students performed a Nativity story around the world, stopping off in Poland, China, Australia and Malawi on the way to find out how they celebrate Christmas there.  All of the students practised really hard and some had lots and lots of lines to learn! They did so well and we…

Ugly Duckling

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Don’t miss Northern Ballet’s hugely popular Ugly Duckling – a ballet for children, at Nightingale Primary Academy on Saturday 16th December.  Based on the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale, Ugly Duckling tells the story of a lonely duckling who doesn’t quite fit in with her friends. Throughout the ballet, the duckling…

Leeds City Council are introducing a new safer parking initiative

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As winter approaches and brings cold and icy weather we all need to be extra careful when travelling to and from school. The darker mornings and afternoons mean that we can't see as well sometimes and this can be dangerous.  It is up to everyone to be safe and sensible on…

Parents Evening

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Thank you to all the parents, carers and governors who attended our parents evening.  Angela made some delicious samples for everyone to try.  Nightingale school dinners are healthy, nutritonal and delicious!

The Enormous Turnip

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Inspired by the Enormous Turnip Story Reception class invited parents into school to help them make soup.Thank you to everyone who could make it, the soup was delicous!

Is your child due to start Reception class in September 2018

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Is your child due to start Reception Class in September 2018? The Compton Centre are holding 4 Drop-In Sessions in the Main Library on the dates below: if you need help with your on-line application you can attend one of these sessions and someone will be available to help you with…

Bell Beaker

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Bronze Age food pots introduced by the Bell-Beaker people are squat jars often with decorated bevelled rims and decoration over the body on the exterior from the rim to the base. Decoration consists of circling lines of twisted cord and tooth combed impressions. Year 4 did an amazing job of recreating their…

Co-op Academies Trust Bi-annual conference for primary staff

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Nightingale joined the other primary academies for the Co-op Academies Trust bi-annual conference at Elland Road Conference Centre. The aim of the training day was to ensure all staff are aware of approaches to encourage and support the positive well-being for all pupils and staff.

Self portraits

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Giuseppe Arcimboldo was an Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait heads made entirely of objects such as fruits, vegetables, flowers, fish, and books. Year 1 were inspired to make their own self portraits made from fruit, vegetables and Autumn leaves.

Arla Foods

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Arla Foods brought a huge inflatable classroom to Nightingale. Throughout the day the children visited the classroom to learn all about where milk comes from, how it is processed and why it is good for you.

Co-op Best of British Food

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The Co-op, has always supported the UK farming industry and promoted British food. Recently pupils at Nightingale have shown a big interest in where their food comes from, the importance of animal welfare, the environment and fairness in the supply chain. 

Messy Play

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A fun, exciting, sensory exploration! Messy play is lots of fun and leads to lots of imaginative play and investigation. 

Roald Dahl 2017

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Dahlicious Dress Up Day, everyone @nightingale had a scrumdiddlyumptious day!

Reception new starters 2017

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Welcome to Nightingale Reception class and your new journey to learning.

End of Term indoor Picnic

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The whole school enjoyed an indoor picnic on the last day of term.