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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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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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STEAM Day 3 in Reception, Cross the River Challenge and Bridge Building

avatarFoundation Stage
May 24th, 2017

STEAM Day 3 in Reception, Cross the River Challenge and Bridge Building Reception children have enjoyed building bridges and improving their models today. We then played Cross the River Challenge in our house teams. The children also had fun predicting what would happen in our Science experiment when adding raisins to lemonade.

Looking forward to our poetry writing linked to bridges tomorrow, painting our river bed and making river creatures using clay and fish puppets.

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Reception enjoying a day out at the Old Low Lights as part of our STEAM week activities linked to the River Tyne

avatarFoundation Stage
May 22nd, 2017

Reception enjoying a day out at the Old Low Lights as part of our STEAM week activities linked to the River Tyne Reception have enjoyed a fabulous day out at the North Shields fish quay visiting the Old Low Lights. We looked at model ships, explored the fish quay and learnt about the history of the Quay and how the market works today.

We also visited the RNLI Life Boat Station and talked to fisherman who worked on the trawlers going out to sea.

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Year 3 had another great session with Matchfit today. We learnt about food groups and what is healthy and unhealthy. We also had a great workout to help us to stay fit.

avatarLower Key Stage Two
May 5th, 2017

Year 3 had another great session with Matchfit today.  We learnt about food groups and what is healthy and unhealthy.  We also had a great workout to help us to stay fit.

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Year 3 Science investigation.

avatarLower Key Stage Two
March 23rd, 2017

Year 3 Science investigation. Year 3 investigated how rocks are broken down today.  We used magnifying glasses, strong nails and ICT.  We wrote down all our findings.

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Year 1 became gardeners!

avatarKey Stage One
March 17th, 2017

Year 1 became gardeners! [caption id="attachment_11415" align="aligncenter" width="435"] Year 1 had a great afternoon planting potatoes as part of our science topic - observing seasonal changes across the four seasons. We are looking forward to digging up and tasting the potatoes during the summer term.[/caption]

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Year 3 took part in the 7 billion ideas challenge.

avatarLower Key Stage Two
February 17th, 2017

Year 3 took part in the 7 billion ideas challenge. Year 3 have worked hard creating world changing ideas. We came up with some ideas and made a prototype. We then presented our ideas to the class and one was a clear favourite.   It will remain a secret until we present it to our Headteacher!

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