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Fire Officer visits Year 2

On Tuesday afternoon, Year 2 had a visit from Scott ,a firefighter from Swalwell Fire Station. He discussed safety in homes and the importance of having fire alarms tested every month. He told the children what to do if they discover a fire and they now know  the...

Year 6 Creative Homework

Please click the below link to view Year 6 creative homework for the Spring term. creative homework Spring 17 (2) If you have any queries please contact school on 0191 433 4000 to speak to Mrs...

English Transition Session

On Wednesday 1st February, Year 5 continued their transition sessions at Whickham Academy. This week they were lucky enough to have an English lesson with Mrs Maher and they had such a good time that they can’t wait to go back for their second session with her! First...

Chinese New Year in Nursery

Nursery have been finding out about Chinese New Year. They  watched a video of a dragon parade, tasted some Chinese food and then made Chinese lanterns. Photo Link

Y3 Assembly and Fashion Show

Y3 held a special assembly to showcase their Stone Age topic work. The highlight of the assembly was a fashion show where children cat -walked the Stone Age costumes they had designed and made in DT lessons. Photo...

Chinese New Year 2017

Chinese New Year 2017 celebrations begin on January 27th, New Years Eve and will end on February 2nd. The Chinese calendar has an animal to represent each lunar year and this year is the Year of the Rooster. On Thursday 26th January, we welcomed Jaymina De Silva into...

School Council Assembly

Mrs Smith, our headteacher , and our school councillors held a special assembly on Tuesday. The assembly was based around acceptable behaviour, feelings and friendships.  They spoke about fairness and consistency for all and how to be sensitive to the feelings of...

Gateshead Dance Festival

In preparation for Gateshead Dance Festival Miss Bell's dance club are working on a routine to 80's music. This year we will also be represented by children in the Y2 class . Miss Hebron is currently working with our younger pupils in P.E to choreograph a dance which...

Year 1 Dance Festival

Year 1 had a brilliant time at Whickham School Dance Festival. They took part in a range of dance lessons and discovered new dance styles including jazz, freestyle, street and disco. The children were very enthusiastic to learn some new moves and had lots of fun...

Transition – Science

On Wednesday 18th January, year 5 visited Whickham School to take part in a science lesson. The lesson was held in a school laboratory where children were shown how to use a Bunsen burner safely . They then heated magnesium and copper pieces and observed changes....

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