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Story Chest Time!

To kick-start our "There's No Place like Home" topic, Maria from Gateshead Library visited Year One with a "Houses and Homes" 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...

Interesting Investigations

As part of our "Jeans for Genes Day" activities, the children carried out two separate investigations in order to find out what the most popular eye colour and hair colour is in Year One. To do so, the children collected their own data through examining their friend's...

Delicious DNA

To bring our “Jeans for Genes Day" to a close, the children each constructed their very own double helix model using strawberry liquorice, gummy bears and cocktail sticks. The assembling of the models required a lot of care and concentration as some of the components...

Fingerprints Under Examination!

Today as part of our jeans for genes day we examined our fingerprints. We know that our fingerprints are unique to us and nobody else has the same. We examined the patterns and looked for traits such as loops and whirls. Our fingerprints are formed through our...

Super swimmers in Year 3!

Last Thursday, Year 3 had their first swimming lesson at Blaydon Leisure Centre. They learned all about the rules of the pool, how to stay safe in the water and discussed what they are going to be doing over the next year. As a result, they were all so excited to go...

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