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World Book Day

Today Year 2 and 3 celebrated World Book Day. We dressed as our favourite characters from our favourite books. Year 2 and 3 then worked together to create a project to show why we celebrate this day. We worked together to communicate ideas, create a project and then...

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

We have been reading the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff in nursery this week. We decided to build our own bridges for the troll to live under. Whilst retelling the story we used positional language to describe where each of the characters was placed. [gallery...

World Book Day

Nursery have had a fun day celebrating World Book Day. We all dressed up as our favourite book characters and enjoyed listening to stories read by our special parent visitors. [gallery...

World Book Day – Year 5

We thoroughly enjoyed celebrating World Book Day this week in Year 5. We dressed up as characters from the books we love to read and especially enjoyed seeing each other's costumes. Even Miss Bell got in on the act dressing up as Little Miss Sunshine. As well as...

Breaking News. Year 6 make the headlines!

An exciting announcement for Year 6 children (and staff!) On the 15th March the class will be visiting the BBC Newcastle Studios. They will be going 'behind-the-scenes' to visit the famous BBC news studio (Look North) and see how everything works. If they are lucky...

Year 5 Transition – English

This week, year 5 were lucky enough to experience a second English lesson at Whickham School. This time, however, we focused on poetry and using metaphor to write poems. We studied metaphor poem 'Hang Pham' before moving on to create our own version about a person...

Year 3 celebrate Pancake Day!

Year 3 received a special treat this afternoon to celebrate pancake day. Every child received a pancake and got to choose their own topping. We learned all about the meaning of Shrove Tuesday and  got the chance to think about what we might give up for...

Andy Goldsworthy art Year 4

We have begun looking at the work of artist Andy Goldsworthy and how he uses natural materials to make sculptures. After discussing the shapes, patterns and colours he had used, we made our own pieces of art using natural materials from the school grounds. [gallery...

Nursery’s Fun Flipping Shrove Tuesday

Nursery have had a very busy Shrove Tuesday. We all had a go at making pancakes, exploring how the ingredients changed as we mixed them together. We then tasted our pancakes. Most of us decided that they were delicious! We played a pancake flipping game to practice...

Pancake Day

Today Year 2 made pancakes to celebrate Shrove Tuesday. We created a recipe in English, recording ingredients and instructions. We measured all of the ingredients using a measuring jug and scales, whisked the mixture and poured our mixture into the pan. Most of us...

Shrove Tuesday pancakes in Year 4

In Year 4 we have been learning about Shrove Tuesday and as part of this ate pancakes with our favourite toppings on, including traditional lemon and sugar, jam and honey. These were eaten by all although not everyone enjoyed them. We then talked about what we could...

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