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Basic First Aid training for Year 6

Year 6 had a special visitor, Ryan Murphy into school on Tuesday to show them the basics of First Aid. First Aid is the assistance given to any person suffering a sudden illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening,...

Year 6 Transition Visit

On Thursday afternoon, Year 6 experienced their first Secondary transition to Whickham School for a German lesson delivered by Mr Robinson. Children were asked to work in groups and discuss what they already knew about Germany. Mr Robinson shared that Germany were...

Autumn walk and wonder

In Science we have begun to look at seasonal changes, focusing on the current season Autumn. We looked at how the trees are changing, the weather, the berries that are growing and the pumpkins that have been harvested.We loved playing in the leaves and looking at the...

Baking Banana Bread

Today we found that we had lots of bananas that were very ripe and we wouldn't it eat them. We looked at reducing our waste and how we shouldn't be throwing food away so we followed a recipe to make banana bread. We worked together to mash the bananas, weigh the...

French in Year 3

We have been learning about families in French, including vocabulary and basic phrases. So far we are able to ask how someone is (Ca va) and reply by saying "ca va bien", "ca va mal" or "comme ci comme ca"! We are now also able to say what people in our family are...

Florence Nightingale the superhero

Today we learnt about Florence Nightingale and the changes she made to hospitals. We were disgusted to discover that hospitals during he Crimean war were dirty, had rats in them and not enough food or beds for the soldiers. We compared pictures before and after...

Raving Readers

Today we launched our new reading incentive 'Raving Readers'. We ask children to read at least three times a week, this can be their school book, a book from home, magazine, kindle or anything else they enjoy. Whoever listens to the child read then signs their reading...

Viking Artefacts!

Year 5 have spent time looking at a range of Viking artefacts! We used these artefacts to understand more about the Viking people. We looked at a range of objects including a helmet, a knife, a cup, board games and Viking clothing! [gallery...

Underwater Adventure with YogaBugs

Today we enjoyed another Yoga bugs session. We were joined by instructor Lisa who helped us to imagine and move our bodies to become mermaids and sea creatures whilst on an underwater adventure! We worked hard to control our body movements and balance, achieving 'baby...

Year 3 coding

In Year 3, we are starting to learn to code on our Ipads. We have been learning key vocabulary like: Object, Control, Command and Event. We have then been using software on Purple Mash to code a character to move and make...

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