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Year 3’s visit to Durham Cathedral

Today Year 3 visited the magnificent building of Durham Cathedral. We spent the day learning about St Cuthbert. In the morning, with the help of our guide and her costumes and props, we re-enacted Cuthbert's life at various places in the Cathedral and of course we...

Fun in the sun!

Well done to all the children who took part in the Intu Metrocentre Great Gateshead Run event at Saltwell Park today. Our Year 3 class ran the 1 mile fun run and ten children from Year 5 and Year 6 entered the 1 mile elite race. It was a scorching morning but everyone...

Reading Log Winner!

Our love of reading project has been very successful and today we drew out the winner of a fantastic free day out at Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens from a very packed reading log box! The lucky winner, from Year One, had brought in several logs already and told us...

Outdoor Classroom Day

It was lovely to see all of the classes taking part in national outdoor classroom day. The children spent the whole day outside doing a range of activities including den and raft building, making crowns from natural materials, creating bird feeders and pebble art. As...

A scrumdiddlyumptious performance!

Today Year 3 enjoyed performing their class assembly in front of the school and their families. It featured four very spoilt children (Augustus, Veruca, Violet and Mike) with some horrible habits! A big Thank You to parents for providing the costumes.        After the...

Outdoor Classroom Day 2017

We enjoyed Outdoor Classroom Day, celebrating outdoor play and learning at our school, and we were lucky with the weather! Key Stage 2 children took part in four different activities during the morning, including painting pebbles.  These will be used to brighten up...

Summer Term in Year 1

Welcome back to the summer term. This term our topic will be Lighthouses. The children have already enjoyed finding out about Grace Darling and role playing in our new lighthouse area. We have a very busy term ahead of us. Please find attached an overview of the...

Summer Term in Year 5

We are two weeks in to the Summer Term and Year Five have returned after the Easter Break with an excellent attitude to their work. We visited the Hancock Museum on the first Monday of term, to link into our Science theme this term. We had a fantastic time: We touched...

Summer Term in Reception

We have had some visitors in Reception today to help us with our mini beast topic.  This week we have been reading 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' and have been learning about the life cycle of a butterfly.  Over the next few weeks we will be going on a mini beast hunt...

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