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Year 2 The Colour Monster

We have been enjoying the story of The Colour Monster. Today we have enjoyed making some feeling jar collages and feelings wheels. We then spent some time with our friends talking about our feelings using all of the different colour monsters from the story.  

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Year 2 Cloud Watching

For today’s mindfulness activity, we enjoyed cloud watching. We went outside, felt the air on our faces with our eyes closed and then watched the clouds. We saw mermaids, turtles, dogs, rabbits, love hearts, bears any many other things.          

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The Lost Words

We are reading the book of poetry, The Lost Words in class. We learned today that language about nature is disappearing because we don’t speak it as much. We wondered what ‘lost words’ we could find in our school grounds. We used a plant identification app and discovered sycamores, willows, an acer, elders, silver birches, brambles, raspberries, hawthornes, rowans and …

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Article of the Week – Article 42

This week’s article is article 42, the right to know your rights. Can you think of the different ways we ensure you know your rights in school? Why do you think it is important to know your rights? A reminder of what Article 42 means: Time to think: Rights Respecting Tasks you can carry out at home: Videos to support …

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Number of the Week

As we are starting our new school year in year 6, what better number to choose than 6. We were all surprised how a simple number could have so much about it. Take a look at what we have recognised about the number 6 so far this week. We will continue to add to it.

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Word of the Week

Our Word Of the Week is “preposterous.” It was chosen by Freyja from a book she was reading. Since we have selected this word we have already had an array of synonyms and antonyms as well as two sentences from Florence and Emily. We will continue to refer to this word throughout the week.  

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First Week in Year 5

Year 5 were all absolutely amazing this week. Happy smiles all round and, despite some nerves, it was so wonderful to see friends back together, being active, being creative, chatting and settling into their new class and school year. A wonderful start to our new sketchbooks as well so we had to share these pictures! And as you can see… …

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Getting to Know you!

We have had a lovely time in Year 2 this week and the children have all settled back in remarkably well and I am so proud of each and every one of them. We had lots of fun outside with the ‘getting to know you beachball’ and the children enjoyed telling me all about themselves. We have also enjoyed lots …

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Week 1

Well done Year 3 for a great first week back. Everyone seemed to settle in well after having such a long time away from school. It was lovely to see how happy they were to meet up with their friends again. All the children have adapted well to the change in routine and have tried so hard with the work …

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Pre Booking Arrangements for Mass

The Pre-booking arrangements for Mass at both Churches are proceeding well and I am most grateful to those who are assisting the process.  Please be patient getting through at these busy times and remember no one is under any obligation to attend Mass at this time. Please Telephone 0191-5812221 between 5-7pm  on the night before the Mass you wish to …

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Positive images

Year 6 have began their new year developing a good mindset, positive attitudes and are exploring ways to avoid negative feelings which may occur as the result of social media. They recognised that sometimes seeing everyone around them doing amazing things could make them feel like they aren’t as happy or that they are not doing as much. Trying to …

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Picture News

Today we talked about diversity in toys in our news assembly. #ToyLikeMe was established in April 2015 after writer and journalist Rebecca Atkinson noticed the lack of positive disability representation in toys. Rebecca worked in children’s television and had always been interested in the way these industries represent disability and difference. She called on some fellow parents, including play consultant, …

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PE days this half term

We have finalised our timetables today. Please remember to send your child in PE kit on their PE days. This will begin from Monday 7th September. PE days for this half term are: Year 1: Monday & Tuesday Year 2: Monday & Friday Year 3: Wednesday & Thursday Year 4: Tuesday & Friday Year 5: Wednesday & Thursday Year 6: …

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Welcome Back to School

We are looking forward to welcoming everyone in our school family back in September. We know you will have lots of questions which we have tried to answer in the following documents Reception Frequently Asked Questions Year 1 Frequently Asked Questions Year 2 Frequently Asked Questions Year 3 Frequently Asked Questions Year 4 Frequently Asked Questions Year 5 Frequently Asked …

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Year 6 Leavers Picnic and Party

Year 6 celebrated today by dressing in their favourite clothes and enjoying a picnic and party in the sunshine.  

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Year 6 Sports Day

Year 6 had great fun taking part in sports day in their bubbles.

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Return to School – September 2020

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Article of the Week – Article 23

At St.Cuthbert’s we pride ourselves on being an inclusive school. This week’s article – article 23 – ensures  children with disabilities or special educational needs has the right to live a full and decent life with dignity, and as far as possible, independence, and to play an active part in their home, school and community. A reminder of what Article …

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Article of the Week – Article 17

Article 17 is our right to reliable information to help keep us safe. We know from being in school we are regularly educated on the correct ways to access the internet and social media. It also refers to reliable information from the media and in our current global situation with Covid-19, reliable information is extremely important for our safety.   …

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A Parent’s Guide to Internet Controls

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