Home PageLog inREACH FOR THE STARS THROUGH LEARNING...POSSIBILITIES...MAKING A DIFFERENCE...BOOKS BUILD BRAINS... ADVENTURE... Great start to 2020 with 98.1% the first week back and 96.5% attendance this week. Well done everyone. Our focus for this term is MAKING A DIFFERENCE... Our school is 'good' in all Ofsted Framework areas. Our most recent report indicates: 'Thoughtful, high-quality care contributes well to the happy and harmonious school atmosphere.'
We are all such good friends in Year 1. We hope these photos spread a little Christmas joy!
This morning we had a lovely visit to St John's Church to hear the Christmas story. Mrs Phillip and Miss Holisz were so proud of how well behaved the Year 1 children were. Well done Year 1!
Fun at the Christmas Disco!
Class 4 are super excited for the Christmas Disco!
We loved our hot chocolate, cream and marshmallows from the WINITs shop!
We loved doing Christmas Maths challenges although they were a bit tricky.
We were so lucky to listen to The Holly and the Ivy folk group this afternoon.
We loved joining in with the singing and actions and watching Laura’s clog dancing!
Here we are having fun with some Christmas activities!
Reverend Matthew told us about Christingles in an assembly and then we made our own back in class. See if your child can remember what any of the parts represent.
Making repeating patterns with 2D shapes.
Here are Class 4 in their Christmas jumpers!
Today we had a special visitor to support our whole school theme this term of 'Possibilities', Andy who is the 'Keeper of Archaeology' at The Great North Museum came to talk to us about his job. It was very interesting and we had lots of questions.
Here we are ready for our Christmas performance.
The Grandma of one of our friends came to talk to us about her mum's holiday to Westerhope 90 years ago! She travelled by tram all the way from Scotswood to see the countryside. It took her 2 hours!!!
We worked with a partner to make an Autumn dance routine. We moved in ways which represented leaves being blown off the trees by the wind and then made spiky conker shell shapes.
Christmas lunch was so yummy!
Here are some of the children who brought presents to support 'Be a Santa to a Senior'. Thank you to everyone who sent one in.
Here is Class 4's finished tree. We are all so excited now it is up!
Class 4 loved decorating our Christmas tree.
Here are Class 3 decorating their tree!
This week's stars helped to decorate the Christmas tree in the hall!
Mr Outterside and the school councillors came to talk to us about the 'Be a Santa to a Senior' charity which we hope you would like to support.
We have been learning about chronology in our History lessons. We ordered some dates and matched photos to them.
Practising our throwing, catching and rolling skills in PE.
Look at our super Autumn collages!
Children in Need
Here we are in our spots and stripes ready for a fun day to raise money for Children in Need.
We worked together as a team to make Pudsey and Blush out of loose change.
We were very proud of our finished pictures.
Our Autumn dance theme in PE is 'Conkers'! We had such good ideas for ways we could make spiky shapes with our bodies.
We had a brilliant assembly linked to our whole school theme of 'Possibilities', Jane from BAM Nuttall came to talk to us about what it's like to be a civil engineer.
We used our knowledge of colour mixing to paint some brilliant firework pictures!
In Maths today we explored related addition facts using part whole cards and counters.
Welcome back! We hope you and your children have all had a great holiday and are ready for a busy and fun half-term!