School Visits

Baltic and Bridges

Year 1 and 2 visited the Gateshead Quayside this morning, where we walked across the Millennium bridge over to Newcastle. We had some fun building sandcastles and climbing at the Quayside seaside before heading back over the bridge. We were lucky enough to see the...

Walking in the local area

As part of our topic we went for a walk around the local area. We all had a map to follow and had to spot buildings on the way and mark them on our maps. We started out from school and went through the park, lots of us could point out the streets our houses were on....

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...

Breaking News. Year 6 make the headlines!

An exciting announcement for Year 6 children (and staff!) On the 15th March the class will be visiting the BBC Newcastle Studios. They will be going 'behind-the-scenes' to visit the famous BBC news studio (Look North) and see how everything works. If they are lucky...

Year 5 Transition – English

This week, year 5 were lucky enough to experience a second English lesson at Whickham School. This time, however, we focused on poetry and using metaphor to write poems. We studied metaphor poem 'Hang Pham' before moving on to create our own version about a person...

Y6 at Killhope Lead Mine

On Wednesday 28th September Y6 pupils travelled to Killhope Lead Mine in Durham, to experience what life would have been like for a Victorian miner. After a long journey we eventually arrived and were greeted with typical weather for the area – wind and drizzle-...

Nissan – ARMS

It was the turn of our ARMS children to visit Nissan in Washington to learn about the world of work. As well as producing Lego cars on a production line, pupils also tried their hand at jobs available to employees in the Nissan factory e.g body shop work. Our thanks...

Y6 Discovery Museum

D o you know why Newcastle was a target for bomber planes during WW2?  Y6 have all the answers after attending a wartime tour at The Discovery Museum in Newcastle. Mrs McCall and her Y6 class linked their visit to this term's topic on World War 2.  Children enjoyed...

Poppies at Woodhorn

On Monday 28th September , Y6 children visited Woodhorn Museum as part of this term's topic on World War .  They  viewed the 'Weeping Window' poppy sculpture which honours fallen heroes. Pupils  also experienced exhibitions at the site. Photographs in...

Nissan – Careers Related Learning

On Wednesday, 16th September, our Year 5 and Y6 pupils visited Nissan  in Washington . As well as learning about the work of Nissan, they gained first-hand experience of carrying out tasks associated with working on a production line. Children learnt about Japanese...

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