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Year 5 – Liturgy

We had a very moving and touching afternoon liturgy in class this afternoon written and led by four mature and thoughtful pupils.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Paris.

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Celebrating Children’s Rights

In year 5 we are creating a new display to go at the main entrance.  We are writing how, in school people respect children rights.  We would like parents,grandparents,aunties,uncles or guardians to come and add to our display about how St Cuthbert’s respects children rights.

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Year 1 – Computing This Week

Year 1 have been using ICT to improve their mouse,keyboard and maths skills using maths whizz.  Small groups worked with Mr Graham controlling our bee bots.  This will eventually link in with iPad software bee bot pro and scratch.

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Children’s Rights – Child Poverty

Here are Year 5 watching a Unicef video clip about child poverty in the UK.  This links to Article 27.  Year 5 pupils really enjoyed learning the unicef right song, giving them a greater knowledge of their rights.  This links to Article 42. If you would like more information about the work of UNICEF or a Rights Respecting School then please …

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Reception – 9th November 2015

This week we have been looking at houses. We went on a walk around the school grounds to see what types of houses we could find. We noticed the houses were made of different materials and discussed the reasons why. We have enjoyed painting, designing our own houses and writing about them.

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KS2 Slumber Party

We had lots of fun at the Key Stage 2 Slumber Party.  We watched a movie, played games, danced and sang on Karaoke.

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Reconciliation Line – Y4 & 5

Year 4 and 5 went to Seaham Harbour to place their crosses on the reconciliation line.  There were other schools from Seaham and everyone shook hands with the mayor of Seaham.

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Reception – 2nd November 2015

This week we have been learning about Bonfire Night. We have made firework pictures by blowing through straws to mix up the coloured paint. In Numeracy we were rolling dice and collecting that amount of sticks. We then used the stick to see who could make the biggest bonfire.Some of us then went on to collect leaves and sticks to …

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KS1 Slumber Party

We had so much fun at our Slumber Party.  We played lots of fun games and we were taught a new dance from some year 6 children.  We also watched ‘The Gruffalo’ whilst eating our snacks.  Many prizes were won for all games and 4 children won a prize for best pyjamas!      

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Reception – 23rd October 2015

This week is maths we have been measuring. We investigated in the outdoor area looking for things that were longer and shorter than our hands and feet. Then we ordered them from shortest to longest. There was a problem for us to solve, we had to make a ramp for our cars and then find ways of measuring which car …

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St Cuthbert’s Cafe 2015

Last nights restaurant was a wonderful success.  Children worked extremely hard in preparing a three course feast for their family.  Six weeks of preparation led to this event.  Ms Marron was our honoured guest and said the food and service was better than she has had in many top class restaurants. Each child was presented with a special cookery club …

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Cyber Bullying – Y5/6

Today, we went to St. Bede’s to see a man called Rich Cottell. He worked as a song writer and talked about Cyber-Bullying and how it is dangerous. He also told us about how to avoid it. It was a great performance. Jackson & Emma (Year 5)

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