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Year 2 water carts

avatarKey Stage One
March 9th, 2020

Year 2 water carts This afternoon we have been testing and racing our water carts

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World book day

avatarKey Stage One
March 5th, 2020

World book day World book day. Year 2 decorated a spud as a book character. We are enjoying reading lots of stories today.

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Reception -Ahoy Matey! Our new topic ‘Pirates’

avatarFoundation Stage
February 28th, 2020

Reception -Ahoy Matey!  Our new topic ‘Pirates’ Reception have loved exploring our new topic ‘Pirates’ We are excited to learn lots of new facts about pirates. Did you know that pirate ships had a band on board to entertain the crew

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Trek to Toyko Campaign 2020

avatarFoundation Stage
February 25th, 2020

Trek to Toyko Campaign 2020 Our Trek to Tokyo campaign is up and running with 18 weeks to complete the 8,816 miles to Tokyo from Redesdale Primary School, which is equivalent of 61,712 laps of the yard.

Every class has a target to help us achieve this over the 18 weeks until the end of the Summer Term before the Olympics games in the Summer Holidays.

All classes will have the opportunity for children to complete their laps at least three times a week plus they can top up extra laps with our Primary Leaders at lunch times.

Reception have the target of 2 laps, three times a week

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The crayons have quit!

avatarKey Stage One
February 25th, 2020

The crayons have quit! Year 2 came to school this morning to friend their classroom like this ...





















The crayons have quit!

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Spring 2 After School Enrichment Clubs

avatarFoundation Stage
February 9th, 2020

Spring 2 After School Enrichment Clubs Enrolment for Spring 2 Term After School Enrichment Clubs starts on Monday 14th February and closes on Friday 14th February 2020. All parents and carers were emailed the form on Friday 7th February 2020.

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Year 6 visit Nissan Eco-School

avatarUpper Key Stage Two
February 7th, 2020

Year 6 visit Nissan Eco-School Year 6 Eco-Engineers really enjoyed the practical workshops during our visit to Nissan. After testing the wind turbine models we had made at school, we experimented with wind-powered vehicles to investigate the optimum ratio of power to distance. In the afternoon session, we tested electrically-powered model cars to calculate the energy needed to drive the vehicle in a controlled, forward direction. This was followed by a short, but exciting, journey in the latest model of the Nissan Leaf eco-friendly car.

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Y5 Basketball Stars Reach Finals

avatarUpper Key Stage Two
February 3rd, 2020

Y5 Basketball Stars Reach Finals Three Y5 teams took part in the Newcastle Eagles Hoops4Health Tournament on Friday 31 January 2020 at the Eagles Arena on Scotswood Rd.  All three teams enjoyed success in their individual groups but it was Redesdale 1 that topped their group with convincing victories against: Christchurch; Cullercoats; New York and Monkhouse.  After scoring 48 points and only conceding 4, Redesdale 1 qualified for the knock out match to determine who would move on to the Grand Finals on Friday 28 February 2020 and take part in a semi-final for the chance to play in the final, at half-time, on the main court

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Reception – Brush Up Visit

avatarFoundation Stage
January 31st, 2020

Reception – Brush Up Visit Reception enjoyed their visit from the Brush Up Team. They learned all about how to correctly brush their teeth and why it is important.

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Year 2 are learning all about the Great Fire of London

avatarKey Stage One
January 23rd, 2020

Year 2 are learning all about the Great Fire of London Year 2 are learning about the events of the Great Fire of London in 1666. We know that it started in Pudding lane and the reasons why it spread so quickly.

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