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KS1 Art Club

The children looked at the artist Kandinsky and they made their own Kandinsky circles.

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Anti-Bullying Week

Last week was Anti-Bullying week. We enjoyed lots of activities to help us understand what bullying is and to teach us what to do when we see or experience bullying. Reception and Year 1 were focusing on being a kind friend and Year 2 wrote a kind word about someone in their class and gave it to that person. In …

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Parent Telephone Calls

Instead of parent meetings in school, we will be phoning parents for an update this term. Please click on the link below for your child’s class and select the time slot you would like.  PLEASE MAKE A NOTE OF THE TIME YOU SELECT WHEN YOU SELECT IT. Office staff do not have access to these forms so will be unable …

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Taste of America

Thursday 25th November is a special Taste of America school dinner. If your child has a packed lunch and would like to enjoy this special lunch, please contact the school office before Tuesday 23rd November. If your child already has school dinners, they will automatically be offered this menu. Please see the menu below for the choices available.

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Sportshall Athletics

We are so proud of our Y5 and Y6 pupils who have represented our school at the sportshall athletics today. The children took part in track and field events and came 4th overall which is a fantastic achievement. Well done!   Here are some action shots caught on camera by Miss Scarr!

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Year 1 dance

  The children in Year 1 have been learning a circus dance routine. They have been learning a sequence of dance moves and creating their own dance moves.

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Anti-Bullying Week – Articles 2, 12 & 19

This week is Anti-Bullying Week. This has always been an important week in our school calander to explore the issue of bullying and the different ways bullying can present itself.  Today we wore odd socks to celebrate our differences. Throughout the week classes will be exploring this year’s theme of kindness.   A reminder of what Articles 2, 12 and …

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Article of the week linked to Remembrance Day – Article 38

11th November 1918 marked the end of WW1. We pay our respects each year on this day. A reminder of what Articles 38 means: Time to think: Rights Respecting Tasks to carry out at school or at home:   Videos and resources to support the activities: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/assemblies-ks1-ks2-remembrance-day-pupil-perspectives/z4wnxbk   We will remember them …

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Remembrance Day 2021

Year 5 and Year 6 visited Seaham Park Cenotaph today to take part in a liturgy before observing a 2 minutes silence, remembering the significance of today. They reflected on the soldiers in WW1 who lost their lives as well as reflecting on service men and women who have since fought bravely and gave their lives for our country. We …

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Y6 Holy Communions

We are so proud of the children in Y6 who received their first Holy Communion on Saturday surrounded by friends, staff and family. They celebrated receiving their sacrament in school on Monday with their friends. Our children receiving their first Holy Communion. Saturday 6th November 2021.   Celebrating with friends, party food, music and a special cake.

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Year 3 & 4 art club

In Tuesday’s club, we explored LINE. How can we create different lines? Thin or thick? Straight or wavy or spiky? Solid or dotted or dashed?  We enjoyed creating these autumnal zentangles with sharpies then filling them with watercolour to make them look more 3D.

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Art club

This week in art club we have been making our own Poppy.

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Library Club

Our Little Library Club was lots of fun after school today. We shared a great story, Room On The Broom, and completed some design and colouring activities. The children were then able to explore the books in the library and choose one to take and enjoy at home. They can change their book next week or keep the same book …

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We are now a Gold Rights Respecting School!

We are so proud to say we have recently achieved our gold rights respecting award. This has been an ongoing journey for both staff and children in school since receiving our silver award in 2018. This is the highest accolade awarded by UNICEF UK. We will continue to teach our children about their rights and continue campaigning.   If you …

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Junior Road Safety Officers

The JRSO’s opened up a competition to help appoint a new School Crossing Patrol person. KS1 children all coloured in a picture while KS2 were asked to come up with a poster or leaflet to help advertise the post. The officers were overwhelmed by the entries and had a difficult job of choosing winners. As well as this, the JRSO’s …

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A visit from the D.L.I

Naomi from the D.L.I came to visit year 6 to help them learn more about how people were affected by WW1. The first part of the workshop explored the lives of the soldiers. The children used both primary and secondary sources of evidence to learn more about them and their experience of WW1, all of which were very different to …

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Exploring Autumn

We have been outside this week looking at the different colours we can see. We found lots of different coloured leaves. We collected them into different colored groups. Back in class we made some leaf pictures after reading the story , “Leaf Man ” by Louis Ehlert.

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Art Club

In our first art club session we have made our own firework pictures.

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The Gingerbread Man came to the Year 1 classroom

In Year 1, we have been reading The Gingerbread Man. Yesterday the children were shown footage of the Gingerbread Man in our classroom with his friends. We really want to find him, so we are making our very own missing posters.

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Year 1 and 2 Gymnastics club

A super start to our club on Monday. We practised different shapes and how to jump safely. Well done to all the children who came.  

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