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Year 3 visited Arbeia to support their learning on The Romans

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November 17th, 2017

Year 3 visited Arbeia to support their learning on The Romans

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After School Enrichment Clubs – Autumn 2

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October 29th, 2017

After School Enrichment Clubs – Autumn 2 We have some exciting after school enrichment clubs running during Autumn 2. Enrolment for Spring 1 clubs will take place before the end of this term. We have more new clubs being launched including a new best boxing club, rocket ball and more.

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Year 5 Tag Rugby

avatarLower Key Stage Two
October 19th, 2017

Year 5 Tag Rugby Year 5 have enjoyed learning how to play tag rugby this half term.  Newcastle United Foundation lead the sessions and the development in the children's skills has been amazing to see.

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Reception Diamonds enjoying our new Funky Finger Fun!

avatarFoundation Stage
October 11th, 2017

Reception Diamonds enjoying our new Funky Finger Fun! Children in Reception Diamonds have been enjoying their new Funky Finger Fun sessions. Each week we will have different fun activities to do whilst listening to fun up beat songs.

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Reception Diamonds exploring for signs of Autumn during our Autumn Nature Walk.

avatarFoundation Stage
October 4th, 2017

Reception Diamonds exploring for signs of Autumn during our Autumn Nature Walk. Reception Diamonds have enjoyed exploring for signs of nature during our Nature Walk. We then shared our findings and discussed what we found.

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Reception Stars enjoying our Autumn nature walk.

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October 4th, 2017

Reception Stars enjoying our Autumn nature walk. [gallery ids="11961"]

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Hippo Trouble in Year 5!

avatarLower Key Stage Two
September 12th, 2017

Hippo Trouble in Year 5! Year 5 really enjoyed listening to some of this wonderful story, read by the author herself.

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Year 5 art work

avatarLower Key Stage Two
September 11th, 2017

Year 5 art work As part of our World War One topic, Year 5 are going to create trench silhouettes using charcoal.  Today we explored using charcoal to create texture using line and tone.  So far, so good.  We will post our finished masterpieces in the coming weeks.

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After School Enrichment Clubs – Autumn 1

avatarFoundation Stage
September 9th, 2017

After School Enrichment Clubs – Autumn 1 Enrolment forms are emailed out to parents each half term to inform them of the enrichments clubs which are available after school. Children are informed in assembly what clubs are available to them.

Each half term the clubs change and throughout the year Ambassadors in school will be involved in running clubs too.

Enrolment for Autumn 2 clubs will take place during the last week of the half term.

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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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