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Electricity

In Science this half term, we have been learning about Electricity and building our own electrical circuits. We have used a range of components such as bulbs, motors and switches to create different circuits for different purposes. [gallery type="slideshow"...

Key Stage 1 get creative!

On Friday Key Stage 1 welcomed our parents and carers into class for a craft morning. We had fun working with our adults to create bird feeders, candle holders and Jim Edwards inspired collages. Thank you to all of the parents and carers who made the morning such a...

Follow the map!

Key Stage 1 had a super afternoon following a map around Swalwell! We used our existing knowledge of direction and were able to build on this by identifying key features on our map such as street signs and local buildings to support our navigation. [gallery...

Year 4 Get Creative!

This morning, Year 4 welcomed our families in to the classroom for a craft session. We loved making coal carts, colliery checks and lamps as part of our coal mining topic. We have really enjoyed learning about coal mining in the North East and it was great to share...

Making sandwiches with Warburtons

Today Warburtons came to visit us to teach us all about a healthy diet. We then got the opportunity to make sandwiches, buttering our own bread and choosing our own fillings. The sandwiches were delicious and we were all very happy. [gallery type="slideshow"...

Fog on the Tyne!

Key Stage 1 had a fantastic day visiting the Baltic Flour Mill and the Discovery Museum today. We have been learning all about the River Tyne and the bridges which cross over it and were fascinated by their size in real life! At the Baltic we were given the chance to...

Raring to play Rugby!

On Friday we enjoyed our first session of Rugby during PE. The session was all about team work, playing team games that required communication and concentration as well as learning to play safely with each other. We are already looking forward to our next session!...

Sorting it out

In Year 1 we have started the term off in maths by looking at sorting objects and finding lots of different ways to do this. We showed good teamwork when working together and could explain our answers well. We will go on to counting forwards and backwards and finding...

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