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Year 1 – Coding Club

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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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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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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 – STEAM Day 2 – Team challenge building a bridge for a boat to sail under.

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May 23rd, 2017

Reception – STEAM Day 2 – Team challenge building a bridge for a boat to sail under. Reception have enjoyed the challenge of making a bridge from any material of their choice. The bridge has to be tall enough to so that a boat 20cm tall can sail underneath. There has been some fantastic team work, listening, cooperation and responding to each other's ideas. Children have been measuring their bridge, adapting their work and being resilient in the process. Tomorrow we continue adapting and modifying our work.

As the children were dressed up in red, white and blue for the day to celebrate our International day for Elham who is leaving the school to go back to Paris

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Reception Easter Egg Craft Coffee Morning

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April 6th, 2017

Reception Easter Egg Craft Coffee Morning Thank you to all the parents who supported the Easter Egg Craft coffee morning. Your support was really appreciated and the children loved decorating their eggs for the competition.

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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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World book day in Year 3 based on ‘Stig of the Dump’ by Clive King.

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March 6th, 2017

World book day in Year 3 based on ‘Stig of the Dump’ by Clive King.

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World Book Day – Year 4

avatarLower Key Stage Two
March 2nd, 2017

World Book Day – Year 4 We have been reading The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane for 4 weeks now so thought this was the perfect book to focus upon for World Book Day. We enjoyed a morning of crafts linked to the book and enjoyed discussing the characters we like most.

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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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Year 4 – 7 Billion Ideas Projects

avatarLower Key Stage Two
February 9th, 2017

Year 4 – 7 Billion Ideas Projects Year 4 have been working hard over the last few weeks to develop their products as part of 7 Billion Ideas.  Today they worked fantastic in their teams and showed great resilience and determination when solving problems 

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