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Nursery having fun on the farm!

Nursery enjoyed their trip to Bill Quay Farm. The pigs had just had piglets . It was windy and overcast but we still had a great time meeting all the animals! A well earned...

Making hats fit for the Titanic

Part of our topic in Spring term was about the Titanic. We loved this topic right from the start as Mrs Oram gave us all a ticket and a short biography of the passenger who we would pretend to be for the whole time we learned about the topic. We were also told which...

How to make a Jelly Baby explode!

During our science week we were fortunate to visit the chemistry labs at Charles Thorp Secondary School and do some 'real' experiments with test tubes and bunsen burners!  We all had to wear safety goggles while we investigated a range of chemical and physical...

Fantastic Football Goals from the Police!

One freezing cold morning in March, the Community Police Officers arrived at school with some new football goals for the junior yard.  We were so delighted with the gift from a community fund, that we held a friendly match between Year 6 girls and boys with the police...

Toon Times Heritage Project

We spent a great morning with Gavin from the Toon Times Heritage Project, learning more about the history of football and, in particular, of Newcastle United - our local team.  We were able to touch and smell several old artefacts including football boots and balls...

Christmas Tucker Trial Party

On the last day of term we were so excited for our Christmas Party because it was so different from anything we've ever experienced. We'd heard little snippets of what last year's class got up to but nothing could have prepared us for the trials! Think brussel sprout...

Christmas Experience at Church

In the last week of term we visited St Cuthbert's Church in Blaydon for the Christmas Experience where we visited little set up role play areas to help us to understand the Christmas Story in more detail.  We were surprised to learn that there is no mention of a...

Year 6 having fun with fractions!

Have you ever tried converting mixed numbers into improper fractions or vice versa? Well we did and it was hard!  On day 1 we all found it really hard to understand the idea and couldn't really convert the fractions. So Mrs Oram went home that night and had a rethink...

Show Racism the Red Card

We spent an exciting day working with the 'Show Racism the Red Card' team.  There was a training leader and John Anderson who is a famous footballer who played for Newcastle United when Mrs Oram was little - so that was obviously a long time ago! Don't judge a book by...

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