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Reception visit to the Whitehouse Farm Centre.

avatarFoundation Stage
July 13th, 2018

Reception visit to the Whitehouse Farm Centre. Reception enjoyed a fun packed day visiting the Whitehouse Farm Centre. We started the day with a fast bumpy tractor ride, followed by a visit to feed the meerkats. Next we went to to petting barn to experience holding small pets including Guinea pigs, rabbits, rats and more. After lunch, we went to feed some of the farm animals which was great fun and to learn some interesting facts them.

The day finished with a trip to the adventure park. The children had a fantastic day and we would like to thank the centre for such a friendly welcome and a big hello to Amy our guide (leader)

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Junior Reporters – Year 4 & 5

avatarLower Key Stage Two
March 5th, 2018

Junior Reporters – Year 4 & 5 As part of our Junior Reporters Project with Newcastle United Foundation, Year 4/5 went to visit St James’ Park to interview a ‘new signing’ to the club.  They developed their own open ended questions and recorded their answers in note form.  They will use this next week to create their report.

They were also lucky enough to have a tour of the stadium, Mr Chapman was very pleased about this! 

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Choir out in the community

avatarLower Key Stage Two
December 15th, 2017

Choir out in the community  

Choir had a lovely morning singing our Autumn Term songs at Stephenson Court Nursing Home in Forest Hall.  The residents had great fun and so did the children.

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Reception loved watching Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the NE6 Suite

avatarKey Stage One
December 8th, 2017

Reception loved watching Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the NE6 Suite What an amazing end to our busy week. Reception absolutely loved their visit to the pantomime.

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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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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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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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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’s visit to St Bernadettes Church

avatarKey Stage One
February 2nd, 2017

Year 1’s visit to St Bernadettes Church

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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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