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Category Archives: Curriculum

Developing Sportsmanship in Y6

In P.E., Year 6 have been learning about the importance of good sportsmanship.  They participated in an activity, where they had to support their team members around an assault course, while blindfolded!  This demonstrated the need for effective communication, encouragement and support.

World Mental Health Day

Thousands of people are saying #HelloYellow to support children and young people’s mental health on World Mental Health Day. At St Lawrence’s, we wore ‘yellow’ as part of an awareness raising campaign with www.youngminds.org.uk. and raised money for this charity. In class, we watched a video, had lots of discussion and took part in some… Continue Reading

Year 2 Visit To Beanley Farm

Year 2 visited Beanley Farm near Alnwick as part of our Geography work this term. We compared the environment with that of the city.     We enjoyed collecting lots of different types of leaves.   Robert; the shepherd told us all about how he looks after the 200 sheep on the Farm. We had… Continue Reading

Welcome to Jonah – our Reader-in-Residence!

At St Lawrence’s we are passionate about Reading.  We recognise the importance of developing children’s word-reading skills and comprehension, but also their love of books and reading. This year we are thrilled to be working in partnership with Seven Stories – the National Centre for Children’s Books.  . They have placed a member of staff into our… Continue Reading

Soup fun in Year 5!

In DT lessons this term, Year 5 have been learning about origin and seasonality of ingredients, healthy eating and a range of techniques for preparing ingredients.  They were also tasked with designing and making their own vegetable soup. We learnt a range of techniques for preparing ingredients, including cutting and chopping ingredients using the claw… Continue Reading

Newcastle Eagles visit Year 5!

Year 5 were lucky enough to be visited by three Newcastle Eagles players, Themba Yabantu, Eddie Matthew and Kai Williams, as part of the Hoops 4 Health Basketball Roadshow. Kai started the session by discussing how we can keep healthy, including exercising often, eating well and drinking lots of water. We participated in a ‘fitness… Continue Reading