Year 5’s day at Beamish

Year 5’s day at Beamish

As part of our school’s 300 year celebrations, each class visited Beamish Open Air Museum on Friday. Year 5 had a fabulous time there. Read on to find out how we spent our day… First we had an exciting journey by tram to the Town. At the Town we explored the...
Beamish comes to school!

Beamish comes to school!

  On Thursday morning Year 5 were visited by Mr Woolley from Beamish Museum. He brought with him a variety of resources including artefacts, census data, newspaper reports and photographs and our task was to use these to find out about a Victorian coal miner...
Victorian playtime!

Victorian playtime!

During our school’s 300 year celebration week, Year 5 had lots of fun playing traditional Victorian games – each one requiring a different set of skills. Although most of the Victorian school child’s life could be considered rather dull, the bright...
Explore our Victorian school log book…

Explore our Victorian school log book…

As part of our school’s 300 year anniversary celebrations we have been exploring the school log books from the Victorian era. They provide an intriguing insight into children’s educational experiences during the reign of Queen Victoria. In this extract...
Easter Eggscellence!

Easter Eggscellence!

  In Year 5 we had an Easter egg decorating competition. The children could choose how they decorated their eggs. Some worked individually while others worked with a partner. All of the children showed great creativity. Mr Armstrong was invited to judge the...
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