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Author Archives: Mrs A. Hagon

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

Mini Vinnie commissioning

Fifteen Key Stage Two children were commissioned as Mini Vinnies today. Michael Willcock from The SVP led the service. The Mini Vinnies were well supported by their parents. We look forward to seeing what wonderful work the Mini Vinnies are planning to do this year. Continue Reading

Year 2 Basketball

Year 2 are enjoying taking part in basketball sessions led by Janette the basketball coach from Newcastle Eagles. As part of each session we are learning about how to keep our bodies fit and healthy through what we eat and drink and through exercise which is our Science unit for this term.    Continue Reading

Year 2 visit Beanley Farm

Year 2 visited Beanley Farm as part of their geography work on looking at contrasting localities. Mr Thompson from The Countryside Trust led the day. We had a great day learning about life on a farm. We found out all about sheep and we enjoyed a woodland walk where we collected lots of interesting things.… Continue Reading

Teddy Bear Hospital Visit Year 2

The Teddy Bear Hospital made a visit to Year 2 on Wednesday 24th October as part of Year Two’s Science work about keeping our bodies healthy. Everyone brought in their favourite teddy bear and we all enjoyed taking part in the workshop activities. We learnt about healthy eating, keeping clean, germs and how to look after our teddy… Continue Reading

Literacy Workshop in Year 2

Year 2 invited parents to take part in a Literacy workshop. This was part of Year Two’s Literacy Unit about Poetry. Parents worked with their children to devise and perform poems about fireworks. It was an exciting afternoon with some wonderful poetry performances! Continue Reading

Mary’s Meals

To celebrate the end of The Year of Mercy The St Lawrence’s Mini Vinnies led a whole school collection of school bags and supplies for the charity: Mary’s Meals. We collected 24 backpacks in total. Well done this was an excellent effort and the back packs are now parcelled up and sent off to Africa. Continue Reading