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Culture Visits

One of the main aims of our curriculum is to create aspirational learners that always strive to better themselves so that they can make a positive impact in their own community. We organise exciting cultural visits to inspire our pupils, giving them the opportunity to visit stimulating learning environments and to meet inspirational people. Some of our most recent cultural visits include:


  • An art visit to the Lowry Art Centre in Salford, followed by a meal in China Town in Manchester.
  • Afternoon tea in York and a tour of the historical sights.
  • Winter sports visit to Xscape in Castleford to undertake skiing and tobogganing.
  • Theatre trip to the Cinderella pantomime.
  • Horse Riding 


Culture Visits 23/24 Academic Year


Half term 1 2023

For the competition entry, we challenged the children to research a famous inventor and then present their findings.  We had some very high-quality entries.




The 14 winners visited the Magna Science Centre in Sheffield for their culture prize.  The children enjoyed the practical learning activities in each of the four zones: water, fire, wind and Earth.





In September 2022, Mrs Butterworth launched the first Culture Competition of the academic year. Our challenge was to create some memorabilia to celebrate our new King; King Charles III !


Here are some of our winning entries: 





Fourteen children won the competition, and took part in the special prize day linked to being Kings and Queens.


Firstly, we visited the Weatherby Whaler to enjoy a meal fit for royalty!





Then we visited Wakefield Cathedral to compare it to Westminster Abbey. We met Gillian who gave us a guided tour of the beautiful building. 






Then we enjoyed some great activities linked to Kings and Queens: smiley 







A great day for our Kings and Queens of Flanshaw JIN School! 



In November, Mrs Butterworth launched our HT2 Culture Competition. We were asked to create a Christmas card to represent our Flanshaw family. There were some amazing entries. 


Here are some of our winning entries..... 





We went to watch the Pantomine ("Oh no we didn't, oh yes we did!") Dick Whittingham at the Wakefield Theatre, and then we went for a delicious lunch to McDonalds! 









This half term in PSHE we have been learning about ‘Keeping Safe’.


The task is to design something to teach children how to keep safe; you might think about road safety, water safety, railway safety or stranger danger.


 Here are our winning entries: 






We had a fantastic day at Adrenalin! 












Culture Competition- HT5: 


Imagine that you want to be the next Prime Minister for England... 



What would your manifesto be? 


How would you encourage people to vote for you? 


What would your posters/leaflets look like? 


Deadline: Wednesday 24th May

Announced: Friday 26th May

Prize: To be confirmed…



You've got to be in it, to win it! laugh