Y5 and the Ancient Egyptians

This term the Year 5 class have been studying the Ancient Egyptians. This involved working in clay to create various Egyptian artefacts including sarcophagus’, canopic jars and cartouches (see photographs below). The topic culminated in a visit to the Great...

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Other Faiths Week – Judaism

As part of our R.E. curriculum, the classes study the belief systems of Other Faith groups and this term the focus was on the Jewish Faith. Each of the classes took a different aspect of Judaism to explore, including Jewish festivals, Jewish teachings and rituals. The...

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Y4 at the Centre for Life

Last week Y4 visited the Centre for Life to take part in a number of practical ‘hands on’ activities to support learning in both their Science and Computing topics. In science the children are learning about Teeth and Eating, so at the Centre of Life they...

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Gateshead Cross-Country Champions Once Again!

CONGRATULATIONS to all of our cross-country team for their brilliant performance in the Gateshead Schools Cross-Country Championships held at the Watergate Park in Whickham. For the second year in a row, our school won both individual medals and the overall trophy for...

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Minions support Macmillan Fundraiser

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who came along to our Macmillan coffee morning today we managed to raise £488 – so well done to those who supported us especially Mrs Watson for generously baking and donating our fabulous Minion cake (eventually won by a very...

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Y6 Outward Bound in the Lake District

You may have noticed that school was a little quieter than usual during the first week of the summer term. Well, that’s because the Year 6 children were off on a once in a lifetime, outward bound adventure at Howtown on the shores of Lake Ullswater in the Lake...

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Run For Fun at Saltwell Park

We were delighted that so many of our children were keen to take part in the Run for Fun event held recently at Saltwell Park (see photos below). Teachers selected an ‘Elite’ squad from classes 5 and 6 and they were the first, in a group of approximately...

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A Wild Day at the Wildfowl Centre for Y4

Last week, as part of their science topic learning about animals and their habitats, the Y4 class visited Washington Wildfowl Centre. Miss Allon said that she’d enjoyed feeding the ducks and was impressed by everyone’s enthusiasm.  She also commented on the...

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Y5 visit Kielder

As part of their Geography topic, our Y5 class visited Kielder water to find out about water management and water use. The visit included a visit to the Kielder Dam, a talk by a member of the Northumbrian Water outreach team and a short film. After their water...

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