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Weighing and Measuring

Year 2 have been baking some delicious cheese sconce. They carefully weighed and measured the ingredients using a scale before mixing, moulding and baking. They took extra care to measure the time the scones would take to bake. In the afternoon they enjoyed tasting...

St Cuthbert’s Church

On Monday, as part of their current RE topic, Year One visited St. Cuthbert's Church to learn all about its special features. When they were there, they were able to ask Reverend Lorna Gardner all about the history of the building, along with questions regarding its...

Triad Patterns

In their recorder lesson this afternoon, Year 3 have been learning to play different triad patterns and were focusing on recognising G, B and D on the stave. They were also thinking about which fingers move from B to D and identifying G, B and D as low, middle or high...

Pizza Express

Yesterday Year One travelled on public transport - yes public transport, to experience a pizza making workshop at Pizza Express. The children had such a lovely morning learning about good food, tasting fresh ingredients, and of course, making authentic, Italian pizza....

Greek Salads

Year 3 have designed, made and evaluated their own Greek salads. We tasted different ingredients to decide what to include and then we designed and made our product. We discussed using the correct utensils to hygienically prepare food and the importance of washing our...

The Graveyard Book

In our literacy this term we are reading 'The Graveyard Book' by Neil Gaiman. This has inspired us to create silhouette art work and use artistic techniques to show texture in our grave stone replicas and also within our graveyard silhouette scenes....

Afternoon Tea

As part of our "Around The World" topic, each week the children are to choose a popular food-based tradition, from a continent of their choice, to create and share during "Golden Time" on a Friday afternoon. Last week's choice was Europe, and as a result of a class...

Minibeast Mansions

This half term the children have been creating their very own “Minibeast Mansions”. First the children planned their creations by drawing what they would they like their end product to look like (they even used their plans as the backgrounds to their designs). Next...

Spring Sing

On Monday 19th March the children from Year 2 had a wonderful experience at the Spring Sing at The Sage, Gateshead. For the past 8 weeks they have been learning songs from around the world and this gave them the opportunity to sing as part of a much larger choir as...

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