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Category Archives: PSHE and Citizenship

School Choir and Orchestra spread Christmas joy to residents of St Joseph’s.

On Wednesday 11th December, children from Year 4, 5 and 6 entertained residents of St Joseph’s retirement home. We have visited the home in the summer term and spring term and it was a pleasure as always to be back. Miss McDonnell conducted the school orchestra which consists of children in Year 4, 5 and 6 playing chime bars, tuned bells and ukuleles. Miss O’Hare conducted the choir of Year 5 and 6. We look forward to visiting again soon.

General Election 2019 in Year 3

Today we discussed the 2019 General Election in Year 3 and even had our own election! We discussed the topic of democracy and what it meant to have the right to vote. We looked at the three main policies and looked at child friendly versions of each manifesto. We watched reports from Newsround which showed… Continue Reading

Friendship Week

Last week, the children of St Lawrence’s celebrated ‘Friendship Week’ in school. They thought about what makes a good friend through the various activities delivered in each class. They were particularly excited about ‘Odd Socks Day’ when they were given the opportunity to wear odd sock combinations to celebrate how unique and special we all are. Continue Reading

Year 3 trip to Broxfield Farm

Year 3 had a wonderful time today at Broxfield farm in Northumberland. We started the day by feeding some cows and learning different facts, including different types and names of cows. We then ventured into the fields and saw learnt how a combine harvester cuts the ears of wheat ready to be processed. We had… Continue Reading