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.
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[…]
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!
Today year 6 planned and carried their own Collective Worship. It was based on Remembrance Day and all those people who passed away, not just in WWI and WWII, but people special to us in our lives too. Thank you very much to all of those who attended to share in our remembrance. If anyone Read more about Remembrance Celebration Worship[…]
Over the past 4 weeks our gardening club has enhanced the appearance of the hand rail baskets by planting a mixture of dwarf bulbs and winter pansies. We transferred soil around the trees to create a pocket of colour of mixed bulbs, wall flowers and pansies for a warm welcome to visitors.
In Year 2 we worked extremely hard to create our own old fashioned treasure map. We then wrote instructions on how to make these. Ask us how we managed to make them look so old.
This week Reception have started their new topic of bears. They have been looking at the story Goldilocks and the three bears. They have been acting out the story, making porridge and putting the bears in size order.
Over the last few weeks we have been looking at levers and linkages in design and technology. Year 3/4 tried their hands at making model monsters that moved! It was really tricky but we tried hard and produced some amazing monsters! Take a look at some of our work below: