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Year 5 Drama

Year 5 are currently working on 'The Hobbit' by J. R. R. Tolkien in our English lessons. We are thoroughly enjoying reading the book and comparing it to small clips from the film. We have written poems in the style of Tolkien about the things Bilbo Baggins hate and...

Cyber-bullying Workshop

On Wednesday 14th June, a man called Ben arrived to give us a special workshop using drama, designed to help build our confidence. Year 6 were split between Year 5 and Year 4. Our workshops were about cyber-bullying. At the end of the workshop we performed our play to...

Ice-cream Treat

On Tuesday 13th June Year 6 had a special treat in the afternoon. We were all so excited because an ice-cream van was outside, we were able to choose from a large selection what we wanted to have. Mr Bubble (a blue ice lolly) was definitely the favourite. We ended up...

Konflux Theatre

On Wednesday, the children in Year 4, 5 and 6 were lucky enough to have a visit from Ben from Konflux Theatre Group. Ben came in to work with the children on internet safety and together, we put together an assembly for the rest of the school. Miss Bell, Mrs Leaver...

Potato project

A group of children have been taking part in a potato growing competition. We planted them in March and have been watering them and watching them slowly grow. Finally, we harvested them and were amazed to see how big they had grown. After asking the kitchen staff for...

Pentominoes investigation

Year 5 have been working on a very tricky investigation this week in maths - how many different ways can they arrange 5 squares? Eventually they were able to find the correct answer of 12. Next they had the even harder task of trying to arrange their 12 pentominoes...

Year 6 Transition

On Wednesday the 7th June, Year 6 went to a transition session at Whickham Comprehensive. We had a teacher called Mrs Gowland and we took part in an English lesson. In that lesson we were describing and drawing ourselves so she could get to know us better. There was a...

Year 6 go Behind the Scenes at the BBC

On 6th June, Year 6 travelled to the BBc studios to have a tour around the building; we were so enthusiastic to find out where some well-known television programmes were filmed such as: Hetty Feather, Diddy Dick and Dom, Wolfblood, The Dumping Ground and the local...

How can we get water from the Nile?

How can we get water from the Nile? This is the question we have been answering in topic this week. It all started by learning what the Ancient Egyptians used the Nile for and where it runs. We then investigated shadufs and in groups made working models outside (this...

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