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Category Archives: Humanities

Year 3’s Polynesian Performance

Year 3 have worked especially hard this year putting together their very own production, ‘Polynesian Performance.’ We have been studying the Hawaiian Islands as a part of our Volcanoes humanities studies, which the children have really enjoyed. The piece combines dance, music and drama in a retelling of a traditional Polynesian creation story. All children… Continue Reading

Beautiful Bamburgh

Year 2 had a wonderful visit to the Grace Darling Museum in Bamburgh yesterday as part of our history work on famous people. We took part in a workshop at the Museum.   We enjoyed looking around the museum and we saw the real coble which Grace and her father used for the rescue. We… Continue Reading

Year 3 Summer trip to Broxfield Farm.

Today we enjoyed another trip back to visit Mr Thompson at Broxfield farm. It was amazing to see how the farm has changed and developed through the seasons since our last visit in October. We enjoyed a tractor ride through a field of cows and then made magical woodland creatures in the forest in the… Continue Reading

Australia comes to Year 2!

Year 2 have been learning all about Australia in our Geography lessons this term. we have been comparing the Australian coastline with the North East coastline. We have learnt lots of facts about Australia and have enjoyed learning about this interesting country. We have even learnt to sing Waltzing Matilda! We found out about Australian… Continue Reading

Year 2 visit the allotment.

Year 2 visited Wor Lotty yesterday.       .We enjoyed  tasting lots of different kinds of fruits and vegetables. We looked at the plants which we had planted last time that we were at the allotment.   We collected lots of ladybirds but we left them at the allotment at the end of the day! We also enjoyed wedding the paths in the allotment. We collected so many weeds! We are… Continue Reading

African Print workshop from the Laing Art Gallery

We had a creative morning workshop with an artist from the Laing Art Gallery. We worked closely with the artist; learning new artistic skills crucial to creating print inspired by Thomas Bewick’s designs. We took inspiration from African emblems, creating our own design and transferring it to make a stamp like print. These prints are… Continue Reading

Year 2 visit Belsay School

Year 2 visited their penpals at Belsay School in Northumberland as part of our Geography curriculum this term.   We had a fantastic day with our friends from Belsay and had an exciting time playing in their outdoor area. We made some advice jars to take back to school and some fish. What an amazing day, we can’t wait to meet up with our friends again very soon.   Continue Reading

Ancient Egyptians in Year 5

This term, Year 5 have been learning all about the Ancient Egyptians.  They lived in Egypt from 3100BC to 30BC, over 3000 years!  As part of our topic work, we visited the Great North Museum and took part in a workshop about the different jobs Ancient Egyptian people could have.  We learnt that there were… Continue Reading