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Reception Building Dens And Hunting For Mini-beasts At The Rising Sun Country Park.

avatarFoundation Stage
July 14th, 2017

Reception Building Dens And Hunting For Mini-beasts At The Rising Sun Country Park. Reception have enjoyed walking to the Rising Sun Country Park. We explored different ways of building dens and then looked for mini-beats. Using our mini bug viewers with a magnifying lens on the top we looked closely at many different mini-beasts.

The children loved exploring how they moved and looking at the bodies of the mini-beasts. We closely at slugs, centipedes, millipedes, a dragon fly, a bee, spiders, worms, beetles, woodlouse, daddy long legs and more.

Some of the dens had interesting features including a washing line, a washing machine, a rabbit trap

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Year 1 ‘s Trip to St. Mary’s Lighthouse

avatarKey Stage One
July 11th, 2017

Year 1 ‘s Trip to St. Mary’s Lighthouse Year one had an excellent day learning about the lighthouse and looking for signs of life in the surrounding rock pools. We climbed all the way to the top of the lighthouse and really enjoyed finding the crabs; some of which were rather large!

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Year 6 visit to Tyneside Cinema

avatarLower Key Stage Two
June 21st, 2017

Year 6 visit to Tyneside Cinema Year 6 have been learning all about the history of the Tyneside Cinema.  Today they enjoyed a visit to the cinema and had a tour and learnt more about the history of the cinema.  We also had great fun completing our IMutt challenge!

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Year 1 visit to Old Low Lights

avatarLower Key Stage Two
June 20th, 2017

Year 1 visit to Old Low Lights Year 1 enjoyed an excellent trip learning about the life of fishermen and history of industry at the Old Low Lights on North Shields Fish Quay. They had the chance to find out about life boats and how they operate too.

To finish the day we had a walk along the river to Tynemouth. A super day had by all!

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Year 4 Skipping Festival

avatarLower Key Stage Two
June 12th, 2017

Year 4 Skipping Festival A huge well done to Year 4 who won the first heat in the North Tyneside Skipping Festival and made it to the finals in July.  As a team the class worked so hard to develop individual skills as well as a whole group skip dance.  Lost more practise to come ready for the finals.

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Sainsbury’s Active Kids Vouchers 2017

avatarFoundation Stage
June 6th, 2017

Sainsbury’s Active Kids Vouchers 2017 A massive thank you to everyone for your support collecting the Sainsbury's Active Kids vouchers for 2017.

We have collected our highest total of 6,518 vouchers.

An order will be placed for new equipment in school including tennis nets and tennis balls, stop watches and jumbo magnifying glasses.

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STEAM Day 4 in Reception, River Tyne paper mache model and plastercine river animals.

avatarFoundation Stage
May 25th, 2017

STEAM Day 4 in Reception, River Tyne paper mache model and plastercine river animals. Reception children have been creative today investigating what animals they might find in and about the River Tyne and then making their choice through manipulating different colour plastercines for effect.

We have also started writing our River Tyne poems and will be finishing these tomorrow.

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STEAM Day 3 in Reception, Cross the River Challenge and Bridge Building

avatarFoundation Stage
May 24th, 2017

STEAM Day 3 in Reception, Cross the River Challenge and Bridge Building Reception children have enjoyed building bridges and improving their models today. We then played Cross the River Challenge in our house teams. The children also had fun predicting what would happen in our Science experiment when adding raisins to lemonade.

Looking forward to our poetry writing linked to bridges tomorrow, painting our river bed and making river creatures using clay and fish puppets.

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Au revoir Elham!

avatarKey Stage One
May 24th, 2017

Au revoir Elham!

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Year 1’s River Art

avatarKey Stage One
May 24th, 2017

Year 1’s River Art This morning, Year 1 created their own pieces of art based on the River Tyne. They painted their river backgrounds, then cut out and glued their own boats on top. A lot of excellent artwork Year 1, well done!

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