January, 2018

  • 22 January

    Stick Insects!

    Some stick insects came to live in our classroom. We used See N Speak magnifier to look closely at the insects. We then recorded our facts for others to read about. We decided to read Stick Man.We went outside to collect our own sticks to make stick creatures.

  • 19 January

    Article 31

    Article 31 – Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and artistic activities. We all enjoyed playing in the snow! We even made snowmen.    

  • 19 January

    Getting Active!

    Year 6 have enjoyed beginning to get active with their 30 minutes of exercise per day. They have ran games at break time as well as taken part in them. We have carried out additional skipping games. We even became more active in class by getting up and dancing to our times tables songs.

  • 19 January

    W.E assembly

    As we are dedicated to being global citizens and we are very aware of our rights, the W.E charity came in to help us stop and think of others who do not have the same rights as us around the world. Our School Council representatives and our Rights Respecting Ambassadors took part in a workshop to explore this further to …

  • 18 January

    NSPCC and Our Rights

    The NSPCC reminded us that we all have rights. Especially the right to stay safe. We knew that we had these rights but it was a nice reminder. We will continue to explore our rights in different contexts with the help from different charities and agencies where possible. We have a right to know our rights!  

  • 18 January


    We have recently had a visit from the NSPCC educating us about how to stay safe. They brought along with them their mascot, Buddy. We learnt that if we need to speak to someone who is not our usual trusted adult, we can call Childline at anytime for free.

  • 12 January

    Get active this half term

    By Bella and Tilly This half term, we are doing lots of after-school clubs.  On Tuesday, Year 3 and 4 are going to be doing football skills with John Appleby, Wednesday Year 1 and 2 will be doing a multi-skills club with Mrs Lambert. On Thursday Year 3 and 4 will be doing a dance club with Mrs Strong and …

December, 2017

  • 20 December

    Carol Concert 2017

  • 8 December

    Music From St.Bede’s

    This afternoon we had a visit from Mr.Robinson and pupils from St.Bede’s who put together a musical collaboration of well known Christmas songs. What talented pupils! We were also happy to see some former St.Cuthbert’s pupils taking part. Well done girls!  

  • 8 December

    Year 3 Violin Concert

    Year 3 have been doing a concert with violins.  The songs we were singing are Mama Mia, Good Better Best and Ho Ho Ho.  We only played Pitz Fitz here.  We are the first year 3s to play the violins in a concert.  Miss Sellers was our teacher.  Miss Sellers, Mrs Noble and Mrs Fitzpatrick was impressed with us. By …

  • 7 December

    Key Steps Gymnastics – School Games

    Children from Y1 – 4 took part in the Key Steps Gymnastics festival at East Durham College today run by the School Sports Partnership.  All of the children performed brilliantly and were amazing ambassadors for the school.  Congratulations to our Y3/4 team who placed in 4th position and to our Y1/2 team who earned silver medals!  A fantastic achievement by …

  • 7 December

    Rights Respecting Meeting Minutes

    Rights Respecting Group 05/12/2017 People present Mrs Fitzpatrick, Miss Huntley, Catherine Strong, Dorothy Martin, Barry Graham, Paula McGann All Rights Respecting steering group children present apart from Year 5 as both children are absent due to sickness. Mrs Fitzpatrick explained that this group was to meet regularly to discuss children’s rights in school, in the community of Seaham and the …

  • 7 December

    Rights Respecting Mascot Competition

    After our steering group met on Tuesday, our rights respecting children looked through all of the mascot entries and narrowed it down to our 4 favourites. Take a look at the entries and inform the rights respecting children in your class.

  • 7 December

    Fun in the snow

    As it began to snow, year 6 could not quite contain their excitement so we took our English lesson outdoors. While we had fun in the snow, we took it in turns to describe the snow using our 5 sense – some of us even tasted it! Now we are in year 6, we didn’t just look for adjectives, we …

  • 5 December

    Our Rights

  • 4 December

    Fun in the snow

    We were so excited to see the snow so we took our sledges outside to ride down the hills. We enjoyed making a snowman.

  • 4 December

    Playing games

    In our number sessions we have been playing games to help with our counting and to help us recognise our numbers. Outside some of us made up our own games using bean bags and buckets. We had to find a way of recording our results. We had great fun and came up with some super ideas.