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DigiLadies Project Day

avatarLower Key Stage Two
March 19th, 2019

DigiLadies Project Day Our Year 6 DigiLadies enjoyed a project day with Laura Dickinson from North Tyneside Learning Trust.  Their first project was to code the Spheros to create some sphero art.  In the afternoon they coded the chorus to a song ready to have a Dash Dance Off.

 

 

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DigiLadies visit London

avatarLower Key Stage Two
January 30th, 2019

DigiLadies visit London Recently 4 of our Year 6 girls were asked to be part of a project alongside Miss Anderson to become ‘DigiLadies’, working alongside other schools and Laura Dickinson from North tyneside Learning Trust. The project aims to inspire girls to embark in careers in the tech industry.  To get the project started the girls had a visit to the BETT show in London.  They had a fantastic time and the experience was invaluable.

 

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Entomology Fun for Year 5’s STEAM Week

avatarLower Key Stage Two
May 24th, 2018

Entomology Fun for Year 5’s STEAM Week Year 5 have been learning all about Maria Sibylla Merian who was an entomologist who loved bugs.  She was a fantastic artist who had great attention to detail of the flowers and bugs she painted.

 

The children have also enjoyed building a huge bridge with ICE Bridges.  They have been amazing engineers this week and throughly enjoyed STEAM 2018.

 

 

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Year 1 – Coding Club

avatarLower Key Stage Two
May 18th, 2018

Year 1 – Coding Club Year 5 Digital Ambassadors have started their coding club with Year 1 children.  They decided to use ‘Daisy The Dinosaur’ coding app to introduce coding skills.

The Digital Ambassadors recorded the children’s learning and progress using Seesaw and annotated their screen shots with a caption about how the learner had got on.

They have now planned challenges for the next session.

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Computing Challenge Day 2018

avatarLower Key Stage Two
January 22nd, 2018

Computing Challenge Day 2018 Year 5 had a fantastic day at the Newcastle University Computing Challenge Day.  The class competed in 4 challenges against 3 other schools.  The6 had a great day.

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Year 3 visited Arbeia to support their learning on The Romans

avatarUpper Key Stage Two
November 17th, 2017

Year 3 visited Arbeia to support their learning on The Romans

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Digital Leaders Training

avatarLower Key Stage Two
March 23rd, 2017

Digital Leaders Training Our new team of Digital Leaders had a great time at the Digital Leaders Training yesterday.  They worked collaboratively alongside other school children to develop their understanding of what a Being a Digital Leader will involve.  It was also very fun developing coding skills using the SPRK+ sphero kit.

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Year 4 – Super coders!

avatarLower Key Stage Two
March 17th, 2017

Year 4 – Super coders! Year 4 have been learning how to use Scratch to create code which explains the water cycle.  We have seen great team work and peer support throughout this project.

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Safer Internet Day in Year 4

avatarLower Key Stage Two
February 9th, 2017

Safer Internet Day in Year 4 As part of Safer Internet Day we focused upon safety when sharing photos online.  We then used Popplet to share some top tips for using social media and sharing photos.

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Year 2’s safer internet day song

avatarKey Stage One
February 7th, 2017

Year 2’s safer internet day song IMG_1274

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