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Monday Art Club

This week in Art Club we have been looking at Valentines Day as a theme.  We are working on making Valentine’s garlands with our family photos to show how much we love and care for each other.

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Y4 Maths

Y4 have been investigating triangles and quadrilaterals in their maths lessons recently. We were learning about the different types of triangles and their properties and made them in various ways. We used straws, sticks, geoboards and even completed some art work based on Sierpinski Gasket. We drew upside down equilateral triangles repeatedly to make a design. The finished designs were …

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Geografun Club – Geocaching!

Today we found our first Geocache! What is Geocaching? Geocaching is a treasure hunting game, where participants retrieve GPS coordinates from the internet and navigate to the outdoor location using a GPS device (Garmin, TomTom, smart phone).The basic idea is to locate hidden outdoor containers, called geocaches and then share your experiences online. Those of us with techie kids, should have …

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Year 3 Tennis

We are having lots of fun learning how to play tennis with John. This is only our second lesson and already we are making progress. Watch out Andy Murray!  

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Investigating Fossils

Year 3 are coming to the end of their science topic ‘Rocks and Fossils.’ In Thursday’s lesson, we looked carefully at various fossils and discussed what we thought we could find out about them from our observations. We discussed how palaeontologists used fossils to help them find out about living things from millions of years ago.

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Y4 trip to St. Bede’s

Y4 went to St. Bede’s school to take part in a science lesson. Their task was to measure the voltage created by adding different metals to citrus fruits.

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Forest School Morning

Reception Class had a very busy morning today. We were working outside with Helen from Oases. She set us some challenges . We had to make ourselves a den to keep us warm and sheltered. That was thirsty work so we stopped for a drink of hot chocolate! We then had to make a den for our woodland animal friends. …

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Year 5 Spring Term Art

This half term we are experimenting with warm and cool tones and how different pieces of art make us feel. We will be looking at how Monet used colour in his impressionist work and creating some warm and cool pieces of our own using acrylics.   We will add to this post as we do more work over the term.

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Year 5 Long Multiplication

We’re getting stuck into some more tricky multiplication this term. Everyone has done brilliantly at learning the steps in our algorithms.  We’re going to keep practising ’til we can’t get them wrong!

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Year 5 Geography

We’re learning about forces that shape our amazing world this term.  This week we learned about how glaciers have caused the beautiful scenery at the Lake District. To help us understand what a contour line is, we sculpted hills out of salt dough then cut them into layers before drawing around them to demonstrate that they show height.

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Year 2 – DT Structures

Our DT topic is all about structures at the park. We had fun using lots of different construction toys to make structures that we might see at the park.

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Merry Christmas Reception Class

A massive big thank you to all of you for the lovely cards and presents you sent us for Christmas. It was so kind of you. We have had a super first term with your children and can’t believe they have completed their first term in school. We wish you all a very Happy Christmas with your families and look …

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Year 4 – Christmas 2019

Year 4 would just like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas.  We have enjoyed preparing for Christmas in Year 4.  Mrs Fitzpatrick, Mrs Eadsforth and Mrs Donnelly would like to thank everyone for their wonderful gifts and wish you all a Happy New Year!

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Our visit to Beamish

Today we went to Beamish to find out what Christmas was like in the past. We made biscuits, peg doll angels and played some traditional games. We found out it was very different to how we celebrate Christmas now. After lunch we went to visit Santa it was like going to the North Pole because it was so cold! We …

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Shoebox Trenches

Year 6 have started to make their shoebox trenches. They have spent some time exploring what trenches looked like and what they needed in order to function and they embarked on the mission to create their own trenches which would be fit for purpose for a soldier fighting in WW1. They began by designing their trench, deciding on suitable materials, …

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Christmas Jumper Day

Our Rights Respecting Ambassadors are proud to announce that we raised £164 for Save The Children by holding our own christmas jumper day. Thank you for everyone who joined us and made a donation.  

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