Key Stage 2 enjoyed their Christmas Party yesterday with lots of singing, dancing and games.
Year 6 were all absolutely fantastic this week as we focused on the role of Parliament and why voting is so important. The children learnt about the House of Commons, the House of Lords and about our local MP Ian Mearns. The children took part in debate style activities and were able to express their Read more about Parliament Week 1st-5th November[…]
The children in Year 6 took part in the Bring It On North East event in class today. Children watched a number of live streams based on local companies that are working towards helping us build a more sustainable and environmentally friendly world with the help of engineers! Year 6 were then given the opportunity Read more about Bring It On North East 2021![…]
The children in Year 6 have completed some fantastic activities today based around racism and how we can help to stop it. They all made a brilliant effort to wear red as part of showing racism the red card. In school we have also been focusing on the important topic of Black History Month and Read more about Show racism the red card![…]
Year 5 and Year 6 had an important visitor this afternoon who came to tell them all about the dangers of being online and how they should keep themselves safe. They discussed the wide use of social media and the many problems we are facing today with sharing too much personal information on social media, Read more about Keeping Yourself Safe Online[…]
Year 6 had an amazing time on their extended day trip yesterday to MoorHouse Adventure Centre where they pushed themselves out of their comfort zones and to new heights. From the moment we arrived to the minute we left, the day was full of activities from cave bus to archery we had an incredible day. Read more about MoorHouse Adventure Centre[…]
Year 6 have begun a new topic in Science all about electricity. In the session this week they completed a practical session in which they made their own circuits to light bulbs and included switches, buzzers and powered propellers. Next week they will be applying their skills of circuits to complete circuit diagrams.
Today Year 6 enjoyed a morning completing outdoor activities with Mr He’s Outdoor Experience. Firstly, they made their own 3D maps of the school grounds using natural materials which were very detailed. Then they completed a fire lighting session and baked their own bread on the outdoor fire pits, which they all enjoyed eating. Finally Read more about Mr H Outdoor Experience[…]
On Friday 19th March, it was the feast day of Joseph. This year is also the Year of Joseph in which we celebrate the life of Joseph. In school on this special feast day, we celebrated Joseph and his life learning about the type of man he was and the attributes he had which made Read more about Feast day of St Joseph![…]
Across school, children have been learning about the Census. What it is, how often it happens and the kinds of questions which are asked In the questionnaire. Children discussed how the Census can help them, their families and others within our community. Each class completed their own mini Census on a topic of their choice Read more about Census 2021![…]
On our return to school this week in Year 6 we have been thinking about the current time of Lent and how it is a time to help support and guide others. We have thought about how we are going to support one another in class and across school during these strange and difficult times. Read more about Lenten Promises![…]
Year 6 have worked incredibly well this afternoon to create their own unique sunset images using pastel shades of chalk and charcoal for the silhouette effect. I think you will agree they look brilliant and are extremely effective. Well done year 6.