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Year 3 are exploring the different food groups with matchfit.

avatarLower Key Stage Two
June 21st, 2018

Year 3 are exploring the different food groups with matchfit.

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Year 3 loved their educational visit to the Centre for Life. We discovered lots of things about light, dark and shadow.

avatarLower Key Stage Two
June 7th, 2018

Year 3 loved their educational visit to the Centre for Life.  We discovered lots of things about light, dark and shadow.

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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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STEAM week – Fossil Fun!

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May 23rd, 2018

STEAM week – Fossil Fun! Nursery Children have had a super week learning about the work of Mary Anning; a palaeontologist famous for her fossil collections and contributions to scientific knowledge of the prehistoric world. Learning about dinosaurs, making dinosaur hats and singing songs about dinosaurs, are just some of the exciting activities they have done this week. Take a look at their fossils made out of clay! All agreed that clay was a bit like playdough but it felt cold!

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STEAM week in Year 3

avatarLower Key Stage Two
May 23rd, 2018

STEAM week in Year 3 We had great fun learning how to build a bridge today.

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Reception Science Fun Exploring Which Material Will Keep Our Suoer-hero Dry

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May 18th, 2018

Reception Science Fun Exploring Which Material Will Keep Our Suoer-hero Dry Reception enjoyed our science experiment exploring the properties of material and predicting which material would be best for keeping the Suoer-hero dry. We tested out our predictions, shared our ideas and discussed what had happended for each.

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Tyne Together 2018 – 7 Billion Ideas Project 2018

avatarLower Key Stage Two
March 31st, 2018

Tyne Together 2018 – 7 Billion Ideas Project 2018 This year, children in KS2 took part in the second Tyne Together - 7 Billion Ideas Project.  Children worked in small groups to develop a world changing invention. They then had to make a prototype and present this to their class.  Each class selected a winner and each class winner presented their idea to the whole school.

Year 5’s team ‘The Underwater Protection’ were selected as the school winner and took place in the finals day alongside 25 other schools.

They were recognised for their great stall and won an award in this category.

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World Book Day 2018

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February 27th, 2018

World Book Day 2018 Nursery children have enjoyed coming to school in fancy dress for an early celebration of World Book Day 2018. We enjoyed reading the story 'Supertato' by Sue Hendra and learnt about how potatoes grow.

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Earth and Space visit to the Life Centre – Year 5

avatarLower Key Stage Two
January 22nd, 2018

Earth and Space visit to the Life Centre – Year 5 To launch their Science topic - Earth and Space - Year 5 enjoyed a workshop in the Planatarium at the Life Centre.  They had a very busy day explorin* rest of the Centre and even had time for ice a skating!

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

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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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