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Using perspective

Year 5 are studying Henry Moore during this half term. They have been trying to recreate some of his iconic sketches of the air raid shelters during WW2. Using their knowledge of perspective they have been able to recreate a tunnel underground, giving the illusion of...

We’re artists in Year 1

Last week in Year 1 we learnt how to sketch portraits, paying close attention to the features of the face. This week we looked at the work of Van Gogh and how different colours can be used to express emotions. We then sketched portraits of family members and used...

Year 1’s class assembly

Today Year 1 performed their class assembly to the whole school. The children acted out the story of 'The enormous turnip', explained how to grow potatoes and shared the riddles we had been writing in English.

Growing in Spring

The potatoes we planted last half term have begun to shoot leaves. To encourage the potatoes to grow as large as possible we keep topping up the soil and watering them. We are looking forward to harvesting them on 12th June, when we will weigh them and enter the...

Amazing arrays!

Today in Year 1, we have been applying our knowledge of counting in 2's, 5's and 10's to make arrays with cubes and counters. We have learnt the vocabulary 'groups of', 'row' and 'column'. We can write the number sentences as repeated addition. [gallery link="file"...

Frantic Percentages

Year 5 have worked frantically to find as many different ways of writing percentages as they can. Collaborative skills and logical thinking have helped them to develop complicated mind maps showing their percentages. Fantastic...

People Who Help Us!

Early Years enjoyed a visit from Wendy, who works at the QE hospital in Gateshead. She told us all about what it was like in hospital, including how we might get there, who we might meet and some of the things that happen there. We also got to explore some of the...

What’s it like in hospital?

Year 1 had a visit from Wendy, who works at the QE hospital in Gateshead. She told us all about what it was like in hospital, including how we might get there, who we might meet and some of the things that happen there. We also got to explore some of the machines! We...

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