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The latest from across the school...

Halloween Disco

On Monday the school hall was transformed and children dressed in ghoulish costumes for a night of fun at our Halloween Disco, Children danced and sang  along to songs such as Ghostbusters and Monster Mash, before enjoying refreshments served in the break. Special...

Harvest Festival Celebration

Children came together three times this week to perform Harvest Rock to a hall packed with parents and carers. It was lovely to see relatives of the children joining in with the words and actions to the catchy song title that children had practiced at home. The...

Swimming

Mrs Waugh and Mrs Anderson accompany Y5 children to swimming lessons on Friday afternoons. To learn how to swim, pupils need to master skills that will help them float, breathe and move around the water. All our children are gaining in confidence . All children excel...

Show Racism the Red Card

Show Racism the Red Card is an anti-racism educational charity.  Today, Friday 21st October, all children donated 50p to this charity in exchange for coming into school dressed in red.

Astromaths

Staff from The Centre for Life delivered an Astromaths Day to children in Y6.  The day consisted of three exciting workshops: a planetarium, rockets and angles and alien meteorites. First pupils entered the planetarium and explored the night sky - it's stars,planets...

Responsibility

All children and staff attended Mrs Smith's assembly on Wednesday 19th October. The focus was on responsibility and how everyone should be responsible for their own learning and actions.  It proved extremely valuable and a good topic of conversation throughout the...

Year 6 Times Table Handbook

Please click the link to view Year 6 Times Table Parent Handbook parent-handbook-tables-introduction If you have any queries, please speak to Mrs McCall on 0191 433 4000 or come into...

Transition – English

Miss Marshall delivered an English lesson on hyperbole to our Y6 children during one of their transition sessions at Whickham School. A hyperbole is an exaggerated statement not meant to be taken seriously. Children used this to create a response, whilst planning ways...

Autumn Creative Homework for Year 6

‘Rule Britannia’ Thank you to all of the parents and carers for the support with homework so far this year. This homework takes the form of mini-projects that the children can choose to complete. The only rule is that they must complete homework worth 10 points (or...

Halloween Disco

A Halloween disco will take place on Monday 17th October, tickets (£3)  are on sale at the school office. The disco will begin at 4;15pm and finish at 5:45pm . Refreshments will be served. We want to ensure that all children who attend have an enjoyable time and...

Gateshead Change For Life Festival

On Friday 7th October, ten children from Y5 attended the Change 4 Life Festival organised by Gateshead Schools  Sports Partnership. Children had a fantastic morning taking part in team building and confidence building sports activities and games. Miss Bell even joined...

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