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The latest from across the school...

Dance Yourself Dizzy

This half term Year 6 have been studying dance. They've certainly showed they have great talent, clearly they're heading for Strictly Come Dancing!...

Non Uniform Fundraiser

Friends and Family of two former pupils have launched a fundraising appeal to buy a metal bench in memory of Jennifer Fradgley and Kaitlin Tremlett, who tragically lost their lives this summer. The bench will be placed in Swalwell Park where the girls spent many hours...

Athletics Competition / Astroturf Activities

Staff and students at Whickham School and Sports College have good subject knowledge and often share this with primary school teachers and children. They provide many competitions and events for cluster schools . On Wednesday 23rd November our Y5 class took part in a...

Archery

This half term , twenty children in Y4, 5 and 6 have been given the opportunity to attend an Archery After - School Club. The club takes place on Monday evenings between 3:30pm and 4:30pm. Photo...

Tour of Gateshead and Newcastle

Y5 are studying New York as their topic this term so to support their learning they embarked on a sight - seeing tour of local landmarks. They visited The Angel of the North, Saltwell Park, The Quayside and The Great North Museum. The educational trip will support a...

Gymnastics..Y2

The National Curriculum for P.E. covers many areas of activity, Gymnastics being one of them. In P.E. this term Y2 have covered Gymnastics. Why not take a look in the gallery to see how children are progressing? Photo...

Painting with Berries

Year 3 studied cave art in the Lascaux caves and tried to work out why the people of the Stone Age had created the pictures. Children then collected berries and charcoal from around school and recreated some of the paintings using natural materials just like the...

Anti – Bullying Week

Classes explored the concept of bullying and cyber-bullying on many levels this week. Discussions took place as to what the words meant and involved talks on strategies to deal with bullying issues. The subject was approached in different ways...some teachers chose...

Library Visit

Reception had a fantastic time visiting Whickham Library. They listened to lots of stories, acted out roles and even carried out a conga line! They were lucky enough to each receive a special book to take home and share with our adults! Written by Miss Lawson Photo...

Operation Christmas Child

Samaritan’s Purse is a nonprofit, Christian organisation providing relief and development assistance to suffering people around the world. Y2 have, once again been collecting items to fill shoeboxes to send to children in other parts of the world who are less...

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