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Hoops 4 Health – Year 5

avatarLower Key Stage Two
December 11th, 2018

Hoops 4 Health – Year 5 Children really enjoyed learning about the impotance of an active lifestyle, a healthy heart and diet.  The Newcastle Eagles players also played lots of fun basketball related games.

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English in Year 5

avatarLower Key Stage Two
December 4th, 2018

English in Year 5 Year 5 have enjoyed learning about aspects of WW1 within their English lessons.  They have learnt about a footballer named Sid Wheelhouse who was part of the Footballers’ Battalion.  They have researched information about his life to help their write a biography about him.  Today they were in role as Sid and recorded interviews.

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Winter fun in Reception

avatarKey Stage One
November 12th, 2018

Winter fun in Reception

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Redesdale Remembers – 1918-2018

avatarLower Key Stage Two
November 10th, 2018

Redesdale Remembers – 1918-2018 Children at Redesdale have been preparing for Rememberance Day by making poppies to add to our poppy waterfall.  They enjoyed learning about the Great War in our rememberance assembly and took part in a 2 minute silence at 11am.

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Year 5 Basketball

avatarLower Key Stage Two
November 8th, 2018

Year 5 Basketball Year 5 are preparing to take part in the ‘Hoops 4 Health’ Basketball Tournament in February.  Today they had their first session with Shaun and it was fantastic.  They played lots of games to develop their understanding of dribbling, passing, marking and interception.  Their skill level is great!

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Primary Leaders running Energy Club

avatarFoundation Stage
November 8th, 2018

Primary Leaders running Energy Club We are proud to have launched Primary Leaders in association with Sports Leaders UK. Twenty children were chosen from years 4,5 and 6 who have shown an excellent attitude and commitment to want to run and organise activities during and after school.

After their six week training children are now running Energy Clubs during lunchtimes and after school with Year 1 and 2 children. Children can earn different levels of leadership award starting with Playmaker, Bronze, Silver, Gold and then Outstanding. Children are reponsible for choosing their activities and running them.
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Year 1 Poppies for Remembrance Day

avatarFoundation Stage
November 8th, 2018

Year 1 Poppies for Remembrance Day Class 1C have loved making their poppies for Remembrance Day. We have added our poppies to the display outside the front of school to show our respect.

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Year 5 visit to ALPHABETTI Theatre!

avatarLower Key Stage Two
November 6th, 2018

Year 5 visit to ALPHABETTI Theatre! Year 5 enjoyed a visit to the ALPHABETTI Theatre to take part in ‘Walter: A WW1 experience’.  They learned all about life during WW1 for soldiers at the Doscovery Museum and the. Enjoyed a drama workshop to learn about animals who helped during WW1.

 

We enjoyed watching the production of ‘Walter’ at the Theatre followed by a creative writing workshop and trench experience.

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Author Visit

avatarKey Stage One
October 26th, 2018

Author Visit This morning we had a visit from a local author Simon Hetherington who wrote the book 'Colin The Monster' alongside his daughter. We enjoyed listening to the story and making our own character for a Redesdale story.

 

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Year 5 – WW1 Trench Art

avatarLower Key Stage Two
October 5th, 2018

Year 5 – WW1 Trench Art Year 5 have been exploring how to create textures using charcoal and a range of lines.  They are beginning to build up layers on their background of what will become a piece of trench inspired art.

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