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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...

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....

Science – Fossils

In science Year 3 have been learning about the formation of fossils. To help pupils understand the process and the things that prevent animals from becoming fossils, they played a board game where the aim of the game was to become a fossil in a museum, if a child...

Iron Age Year 3

As part of  the topic 'Stone Age to the Iron Age', children chose an aspect of Iron Age life to research further and used the TASC wheel to help structure their project. What to research and how to present the information was the responsibility of the individual. Some...

The Room on the Broom

After reading the story, Room on the Broom, Nursery received a letter from the witch asking if they could help her to collect the ingredients to make a new broom. Children had to follow the recipe and search for the ingredients to add to the cauldron to make a truly...

Y2- Sunderland Winter Garden

During their visit to Sunderland Winter Garden , Y2 looked closely at the features of different animals and made comparisons to themselves. The visit linked to work in Science lessons on animals and plants. Children enjoyed 'The Rainforest' display and took part in an...

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