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Summer 1

Our topic this half term is... 


Our Science topic is...

Week 1


We have just started a creative writing project called 'Write Something Junior' with the Alphabetti Theatre in Newcastle.


By the end of the project we will have written a creative piece of writing relating to National Parks and we will perform it at the Theatre in June!



This week we have also started a cycling project as part of our P.E. lessons. A British Cyclist called Melissa is helping us to develop our cycling skills and safety. 

Cycling in P.E. with a British Cyclist

Week 2 - 3


We have continued with our creative writing project. We are now currently writing our own parts of a play to perform at the theatre based on National Parks. 


We have also continued to learn to ride bikes safely on a Friday afternoon. 


There will be a letter sent out early next week via Parent Pay about the theatre visit we will be doing on 26th June 2019. 

Week 4

Our Write Something Junior project has continued.

We are writing a play. 


This week, we wrote our parts of the play and performed them. 


We are going to put all of our parts together to make a performance.


Letters about the performance at the Alphabetti Theatre will go out early next week. 

Science - Proving Gravity 


In Science this week were given the task to use a range of materials to prove gravity. 


This is what we came up with:


Week 5


Write Something Junior 

We continued our project this week by finishing writing our parts for the play and then we created freeze frames related to our part of the play. 


After half term we are going to put all of our parts together to create a class play.