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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Service of light

We held a Service of Light in school today to remember all who have died in our families and in our school community. We gathered around our Tree of Light where we hung the names of our loved ones. The service was led by Father Rooke.

We carried out a candle to remember everyone who has died in our families.

Penpals at The Laing

Year 2 met their penpals from Belsay Primary School today for the first time. This is part of a school Linking Project linking rural and city schools. The children have exchanged letters and postcards and today we met for the first time. We played lots of ‘Getting to know you games’ We then split into… Continue Reading

Kind Donation from Winn Solicitors

Winn Solicitors have recently made a kind and welcome donation to our school. They have provided £900 worth of equipment for the children to help them stay safe on our busy roads. We are extremely grateful for their generous contribution and we will certainly make good use of the equipment. This is an excellent example… Continue Reading

Year 6 University Visit

Year 6 visited Newcastle University and took part in the Campus Safari. This event involved working as a team and getting the chance to speak with current Newcastle University Students. We learnt what going to university involves and the different subjects you can study, and which jobs you can apply for. It was great to look… Continue Reading

Art and Design in KS2

We look forward to Friday afternoon in KS2 when we have our Art or Design and Technology lessons.  This afternoon was a hive of activity. Year 3 were constructing sculptures of the Angel of the North. Year 5 were painting murals in the style of Diego Rivera.  They were thinking about how a mural can… Continue Reading

Year 1 hard at work in maths!

Today we have been finding fractions of numbers. We used a fractions plate and put a number of cubes in part of the fraction plate then we divided them equally into the two other sections! We tried really hard and we even managed to write some of our workings out in our books independently! Continue Reading

Year 1 Baptism Liturgy

Today Year 1 held a class liturgy to celebrate the end of their topic on Baptism. They invited their parents and grandparents in to share it. Everyone was involved in preparing the liturgy – some children set up the focal area, some children offered their work, some children read and all children took forth a… Continue Reading

Year 3 visit the Hancock Museum

Year 3 had a wonderful day at the Hancock Museum for both our humanities and science topics. For science we explored the precious gemstones section of the museum and also enjoyed a rocks and minerals workshop. For humanities we explored the early prehistoric section of the museum and completed activities relating to Stone Age to Iron… Continue Reading