Welcome back Year 1. I hope you have all had a wonderful break and have recharged your batteries. Children have returned with great enthusiasm and are keen to learn. Children will continue to be given spellings on a Monday to practice for the spelling test on a Friday. Homework will be given on a Friday Read more about Welcome back Year 1![…]
Today in Year 1, we had a visit from a naughty elf who had made such a mess of our reading corner! He drew on our floor with chalk and threw the books everywhere. We the. Found him hanging from the ceiling! The children had lots of fun making notes of his antics in preparation Read more about An elf invasion!![…]
In Year 2 we have started to look at comparing length, we compared items around the classroom using the language smaller than and larger than. We have been practising using a ruler to accurately measure and draw straight lines in cm. We have done a brilliant job! Well done everyone.
As a class, we collected items from around the classroom and grouped them into 3D shapes. The children enjoyed finding 3D shapes and working together to determine each shape and name.
Last week the children worked in groups to create play scripts from the British point of view about The Great Battle of Britain. The children worked on setting the scene, adding stage directions as well as each character’s speaking parts. This week the children are making props to support their performances and practicing their scripts, Read more about Year 5- The Great Battle of Britain Play Scripts[…]
Year 1 visited St Mary’s Heritage Centre to learn all about The Great Fire of Gateshead. We toured the Quayside and visited Bessie Surtees House to take in the history of our local area and learn about the impact the fire had on buildings as well as people and their lives. Children then had the Read more about Year 1 – Great Fire of Gateshead[…]
Year 5 organised their own collective worship. It was led by Keira who did a fantastic job! They decided that the liturgy would be about friendship. The children worked superbly and said some beautiful words about what friendship means to them as they passed the prayer stone around the friendship circle. The children choose the Read more about Year 5 Collective Worship- Friendship[…]
The children in Year 5 have been learning about the Sacrament of Marriage in RE. They have worked in small groups to prepare a Class Collective Worship about the topic. It was a beautiful and very thoughtful liturgy.
Yesterday Year 5 went to the Great North Museum to consolidate their learning about Space and the Solar System. The children began the day exploring the museum followed by a ‘Mission to Mars’ workshop. After lunch the children visited the Planetarium where they watched a feature called ‘The Fragile Planet’. It was a great day Read more about Year 5 Visit The Great North Museum[…]
Year 1 had the fantastic opportunity of visiting Cardinal Hume Catholic School for a multi-skills event. They were able to meet children from various local schools and take part in many different sporting activities. Here are some photos of us all having lots of sporting fun!
Year 5 have been working hard to learn the poem ‘We Shall Keep the Faith’. The children have been working on perfecting their performances focusing on their expression, volume, speed, rhythm and actions. The children also used the ipads to research suitable background music to support their performances.
Year 5 worked superbly as a team to create a collective worship in honour of the New York Terror Attack 31.10.17. The children worked in small groups and each group produced a section of the collective worship. It was a beautiful liturgy with some really thoughtful ideas and words from the children.