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A Visit From Adam Bushnall

Adam Bushnall visited classes in our school on Friday 9th February. We all enjoy it when Adam comes to visit. This time, he even brought his pet tortoise, Jet. Year 5 & 6 really enjoyed putting together a short piece of writing about Zombies!

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Safer Internet Day 2018

We are celebrating Safer Internet Day! We will be doing more fun Safer Internet Day activities today. Now that you know how to create, connect and share respect online, why don’t you teach your family and friends all about what you have learnt today?

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Visit from Grahame Morris MP

By Bella Ramshaw Today – 2nd February 2018 – Grahame Morris and two other colleagues came into our class – Y5 – because Daniel had written a letter to him and he said he would like to come in to see if he or anyone else had any questions for him. We asked him quite a few questions and these …

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Magnetic Putty children’s toy banned over arsenic fears

A children’s toy has been removed from sale after it was found to have seven times the amount of arsenic permitted. The product, labelled Magnetic Putty, contained a bag of putty and a small cube magnet. Trading Standards Service said the magnet was 29 times over the allowed magnetic force and could be “easily swallowed”. It added that it was …

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RSPB

We had a really good morning when the RSPB came to vendita gonfiabili per bambini our school. We were outside exploring the world with our senses. We used our senses to collect natural objects and made smelly potions.

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‘Active Durham Sport & Physical Activity’ award

We are delighted to announce that on Friday night we were presented with an award from County Durham Sport for Primary School Contribution to Sport and Physical Activity as part of their ‘Active Durham Sport & Physical Activity’ awards. We were nominated for the award by Mrs Hall (our link teacher and adviser from the Sports Partnership we belong to …

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Year 5 – A busy start to Spring

Apologies that this hasn’t been updated for a couple of weeks. We have had a very busy start to our term and a very active one as we are helping to lead our Active 30 push at school. This means we all (adults AND pupils) aim to be active in school time for 30 minutes each day.  Sometimes it is …

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Active 30

By Bella and Shane At St Cuthberts we have started doing Active 30 which is 30 minutes of exercise every day, teachers and pupils included. This can be a session of P.E, a run around on the playground or what we sometimes do is a few BBC Supermovers, where you learn your times tables, decimals and you can learn English …

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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.

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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.    

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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.

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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 …

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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!  

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NSPCC

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.

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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 …

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Swimming Instructions in Schools

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Carol Concert 2017

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Reception Nativity 2017

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Parish Bulletin – December 2017

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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!  

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