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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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Reception enjoy a fabulous day out at Newcastle Keep!

avatarFoundation Stage
April 3rd, 2017

Reception enjoy a fabulous day out at Newcastle Keep! Reception children have enjoyed a fabulous day at Newcastle Keep. We have been on an exciting tour of the castle, learning about the history of the castle and visiting the Great Hall, the dungeons, the chapel, the well, the solar room and many more. The view from the top of the Castle was amazing, overlooking the Quayside and seeing all the bridges, the river Tyne and the Sage. We could also see the trains leaving Central Station and passing right next to the castle. A highlight for some of the boys was spotting St.James Park!

We also enjoyed a fun workshop learning about knigh

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Year 1 Victorian Peg Dolls

avatarKey Stage One
February 16th, 2017

Year 1 Victorian Peg Dolls Year 1 have had a brilliant time making our Victorian peg dolls as part of our Victorian topic. We drew on a face, added wool for hair, and cut our own materials to add clothes.

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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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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 1 are historians in the making!

avatarKey Stage One
January 9th, 2017

Year 1 are historians in the making! Year 1 had lots of fun starting their new topic 'The Victorians' this week. It was brilliant to see heir inquisitive minds ponder over uses for strange objects from the past! They presented some brilliant ideas to the class and were correct in some cases! 

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Year 5’s Anglo-Saxon Adventure

avatarKey Stage One
December 15th, 2016

Year 5’s Anglo-Saxon Adventure Year 5 visited Jarrow Hall on Thursday 8th December to discover what life was like during the Anglo-Saxon period.

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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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