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Reception building dens.

avatarKey Stage One
May 15th, 2018

Reception building dens. Reception have been making the most of the nice weather. An afternoon of den building. The children worked together to make dens using a variety of materials. We predicted then tested the materials to see which material would keep us dry.

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Year 5 – Easter Crafts

avatarLower Key Stage Two
March 31st, 2018

Year 5 – Easter Crafts Year 5 enjoyed making Easter cards and decorating their egg competition entries.  There were lots of amazing designs this year but our winner was Declan with 2 fantastic penguins! 

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Fun in the snow.

avatarKey Stage One
February 28th, 2018

Fun in the snow. Reception wrapped up warm and braved the snow. We had so much fun making and painting snow balls.

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Reception Traditional Tales Day

avatarFoundation Stage
February 8th, 2018

Reception Traditional Tales Day Reception children enjoyed dressing up as their favourite character and parents / carers were invited in to take part in different activities including gingerbread men decorating, craft, puppet shows, story telling and more.

Digital ambassadors were also on hand to show parents and children the app Finger Paint with sounds and how to log into Oxford Owl to access many free online books.

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Year 5 IPad Band

avatarLower Key Stage Two
January 22nd, 2018

Year 5 IPad Band Year 5 were selected to take part in an iPad Band project alongside 15 other schools who are part of North Tyneside Learning Trust.  The children went to the Y-Studio in North Shields for their training day.  They learnt how to play ‘Dancing in the Dark’ by Bruce Springsteen.  We have some very talented musicians in our band and superb singers!  We are really excited for the ‘Battle of the Bands’ at Whitley Bay Playhouse in June.

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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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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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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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Year 4 Egyptian Art

avatarLower Key Stage Two
May 3rd, 2017

Year 4 Egyptian Art To begin our Egyptian art topic we explored the colours of an Egyptian sunset.  We used this to create a large background of a sunset scene using water colours.

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Eggcellent Egg Decorating!

avatarFoundation Stage
April 7th, 2017

Eggcellent Egg Decorating! Well done to our winners of the Egg Decorating competition this week. There were some fantastic enteries and it was difficult to only choose one winner from each class. Our winners were rewarded with a chocolate Easter Egg, presented to them by Mr Thorpe.

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