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Our School Cook

Jan (our cook) always creates some amazing displays.  Please take a look below at some of her awesome work!

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Computer Club – Y3 and Y6

Now that software is eating the world by automating all kinds of routine jobs, the basic knowledge of  how lines of code create the digital worlds we explore every day is becoming a fundamental digital literacy. Coding isn’t particularly easy to learn but that’s exactly why it’s so valuable. Even if you have no plans to become a software developer, spend a …

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Year 3 – Caterpillars

We have been watching caterpillars grow to see their change in size.  We have noticed that they are getting bigger and fatter everyday.  When Islas mam first brought them in they were tiny and now they are massive.  One is trying to make a cocoon.  We will keep you updated on their progress. Isla and Isabella – Y3 Today loads …

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Year 5 – Grinton Lodge Residential

Day 1 We arrived on a sunny but cold afternoon and after lunch went on a 5 mile stroll around the local area. We visited Grinton and walked along the River Swale to Reeth.  A couple of games of cricket and football and it was tea time.  Good to see everyone tucking in after their walk!  We sent our postcards …

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Jack and the Beanstalk

This week we have been reading Jack and the Beanstalk. We have planted our own beans and wrote our own versions of the story which you can read in our classroom. We have counted our magic beans to help us with our number bonds to 10. We also had to help Jack find a suitable container to carry his magic …

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Year 4 – Beamish

On Tuesday 21st March 2016 Class 4 visited Beamish. We were transported back to 1830, inside Pockerly Manor, where we were being trained as Agricultural Students. The children had to prove to the farm workers that mathematics was needed to work on a farm as most of the workers at this time could not read or write. So we split …

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Year 5 – Easter Trail

Year 5 had an added incentive for problem solving in maths today – Easter Eggs.  Could they find all the codes hidden around school and solve the maths problems to earn their Easter Egg?  The promise of chocolate certainly seemed to spark up their tired brain cells at the end of term.

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Year 1 – Dinosaur Project

A big shout out to Year 1 parents for helping their children to do fantastic projects about dinosaurs.  I am so impressed with the quality of work.  They are brilliant.  Thank you, Mrs Lambert.  They definitely deserve a treat!

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The Passion of Our Lord

School Choir performed their retelling of Holy Week at mass on Saturday and then again on Wednesday.  We are so proud of the praise and wonderful comments they have received from other pupils, parents, staff and parishioners for their moving performance.

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Dance Club 2016

Miss Armes and I would like to say a huge well done to the dance club children from years 3,4,5 & 6 for their outstanding performances at the Dance Festival today. You all put you heart and soul into it and made us very proud indeed!  Please see below for our performance in front of parents after school today.

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Year 5 – Crumble DT Project

For our DT project this term, we have been exploring and designing a mood / sensory light in pairs and have been writing code to program our crumble boards and lights. Thank you to all parents who came in to help us with our projects today.

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Reception – Beamish

Last week we went to Beamish Museum for our school trip. We visited the farm where we met Elizabeth, Ian, Lee and Rebecca. They needed help on the farm so we all got a job to do. With Elizabeth we had to help her make bread for everyone to eat. We helped Ian feed all the animals and we had to …

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Gardening Club Update

This week as part of our gardening club we tested out our recipe for our farmers market in June. We then asked the staff to test our sweets and give us their comments.

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Year 3 – George Elmy

The George Elmy was involved in a disaster in 1962 where, after carrying out an heroic rescue, was overcome by a gigantic wave leading to the loss of all but one person on board. The boat then left the area and was eventually rediscovered in April 2009, converted into a fishing boat and laid up in Holyhead. The boat was …

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Year 5 – Reading Corner

Year 5 have created a wonderful reading corner in their classroom where the children will choose an author of the week.  This weeks author is Georgia Byng chosen by Ella. For more information on this weeks author please click here.

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