Preston Hall (Part 1)

Preston Hall (Part 1)

As part of our “There’s No Place Like Home” topic, Year One visited Preston Hall to gain a better understanding of what home life was like during the Victorian era. The first workshop that the children took part in was based around household objects. First Joanne (our...
Pumpkin Peeps

Pumpkin Peeps

To bring our Spooktacular Science week to a close, Year 1 carried out an investigation in order to find out what happens to “Pumpkin Peeps” (marshmallows) when you place them in different liquids (water, milks, oil and vinegar). Before doing so, the...
Spooky Stories

Spooky Stories

Today Maria from Gateshead Library visited Year One with a “Ghosts and Witches” themed story chest for our reading area. While Maria was here she shared a selection of books from the chest with the children, a particular favourite amongst them being “There’s a...
Spooktacular Science

Spooktacular Science

This afternoon Year One took part in a Spooktacular Science workshop where they continued their learning in relation to materials and how we can use them to carry out really cool experiments. The first experiment that the children carried out required them to make...
Super Slime!

Super Slime!

Today Year One visited Thorp Academy to take part in a Halloween-themed materials workshop. First they were introduced to the terms: solid, liquid and gas, and what they each mean. They then carried out practical tasks to help them understand exactly what they each...
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