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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 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 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 visit the Baltic!

avatarLower Key Stage Two
March 30th, 2017

Year 4 visit the Baltic! This term Year 4 have been learning all about rivers.  As part of this we learnt about bridges along the River Tyne within our DT lessons.  To end this topic we visited some of these bridges today.  We walked across the Millenium Bridge, Swing Bridge and High Level Bridge as well as visiting the Baltic's viewing terrace to sketch the bridges.  It was a very fun filled adventure.

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Year 2’s trip to St. Mary’s Heritage Centre

avatarKey Stage One
January 27th, 2017

Year 2’s trip to St. Mary’s Heritage Centre On Wednesday Year 2 visited St. Mary's Heritage Centre to investigate the Great Fire of Gateshead. 

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Reception Science fun using ice balloons and Chinese New Year cooking demonstration

avatarFoundation Stage
January 24th, 2017

Reception Science fun using ice balloons and Chinese New Year cooking demonstration Reception children loved predicting what would happen when adding salt to the ice balloons and then adding food colouring to see rivers and volcanoes!



We also enjoyed watching parents from the local community cooking Chinese food as part of our celebrations for Chinese New Year on Saturday 28th January 2017.

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Year 3-4 Topic Homework

avatarLower Key Stage Two
January 23rd, 2017

Year 3-4 Topic Homework We are so impressed with the first topic based homework.  It is clear how hard the children have worked on these fabulous creations.

 

A huge well done.

 

Miss Anderson & Mrs Younger

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Y4 love to Kahoot!!!

avatarLower Key Stage Two
January 12th, 2017

Y4 love to Kahoot!!! Y4 have been using Kahoot to complete quizzes in Topic and Science to show prior knowledge before we begin our learning journey.  It's a Kahoot!

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Year 3/4 Homework Update

avatarLower Key Stage Two
November 23rd, 2016

Year 3/4 Homework Update Please check out our updated homework link on the curriculum pages.  You will find the homework grids for our new topics starting in January.

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