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Blue Cross Visit Year 3

This morning, a representative from Blue Cross has been visiting Year 3 to show us how to be responsible pet owners and look after our pets in the correct way. Blue Cross are an animal charity who help sick, injured and homeless animals. They talked to us about what...

Easter Experience

Today, Year 5 visited the Holy Trinity Church, in Swalwell, to participate in an Easter Experience. During our visit they followed the Easter story through a variety of 'stations' and explored in depth the journey of Jesus through Holy...

Musical magic

In our music lesson today we had the glockenspiel, hand bells and chime bars out. We learnt about low and high pitch and where to locate these to play them on the instruments. We used the instruments to accompany a song and then made our own sound effects to accompany...

Happy Pi Day

On Wednesday 14th March, the pupils in Y5 and 6 celebrated Pi Day. After establishing that it isn't a day to celebrate eating pie, we learnt through a range of activities about pi. Pi is an infinite number, which links the diameter and circumference of a circle. It's...

Chick-tastic!

On Thursday, Year 5 were lucky enough to pay Early Years a visit so they could see the chicks. 5 pupils helped Miss Lawson to clean the 'tank' that they've been living in. We were all able to hold them and couldn't believe how soft they were.

Building the Taj Mahal

This week we learnt all about the buildings in India, specifically the Taj Mahal. We learnt that it is a symmetrical building and researched the answers to questions we had. We built our own version of the Taj Mahal using blocks, playdough and junk modelling. [gallery...

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