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Destination Judo

Years Five and Six were very lucky this morning and took part in a taster session with John from Destination Judo. We loved learning about the three most important things to have in judo: fast hands, fast feet and great balance! Miss Bell and Mrs McCall were very...

Looking at a Different Perspective

Y6 enjoyed their latest visit to Whickham for an art  lesson. Mr Douglas explained and demonstrated how to change a 2D drawing into 3D by using simple tricks of perspective. The children were amazed at how easy it was to complete and produced some outstanding art...

Buddies in Maths

Year 6 children have been trained as Maths Buddies to assist younger children in the school with their maths. Currently They are helping Year 1 and ensuring that all pupils are able to use their number bonds fluently and can form all of their numerals correctly. All...

Could you break an Olympic record?

In maths today we have been measuring length. We looked at some Olympic world records and then tried to see if we could break them. We had to measure twice to make sure the measurements were accurate and we then converted them all in to centimeters so that we could...

Egyptian discovery

This week in English we are writing the beginning of an Egyptian adventure story. To inspire us we watched a video clip of an archaeologist exploring a tomb and then we created 5 freeze frames in groups to show the beginning of the story. The class then got the...

Go Bananas!

Miss McKeown, Mrs Hall, Miss Charlton and Miss Foley would like to thank all children and parents who have supported the Sunshine Fund appeal this week, Your generosity has raised  £293.62. Children guessed the number of sweet bananas in the jar, bought cakes and...

Year 5 Drama

Year 5 are currently working on 'The Hobbit' by J. R. R. Tolkien in our English lessons. We are thoroughly enjoying reading the book and comparing it to small clips from the film. We have written poems in the style of Tolkien about the things Bilbo Baggins hate and...

Cyber-bullying Workshop

On Wednesday 14th June, a man called Ben arrived to give us a special workshop using drama, designed to help build our confidence. Year 6 were split between Year 5 and Year 4. Our workshops were about cyber-bullying. At the end of the workshop we performed our play to...

Ice-cream Treat

On Tuesday 13th June Year 6 had a special treat in the afternoon. We were all so excited because an ice-cream van was outside, we were able to choose from a large selection what we wanted to have. Mr Bubble (a blue ice lolly) was definitely the favourite. We ended up...

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