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Stone Age Cave Art in Year 3

We had so much fun today creating our own Stone Age Cave art. We looked at examples from real Stone Age caves and thought about the different art materials Stone Age people would have had to use, they definitely would of made use of anything they had! We crushed different berries to get different colours and used charcoal and oil pastels instead of mud. We thought about what they would of drawn – animals and battles.

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

Choir and Orchestra Performance at St Joseph’s

Our KS2 choir and orchestra had a wonderful time this morning performing for the residents of St Joseph’s. The children have been working very hard since Easter, rehearsing during lunchtimes and after school to produce a tribute concert to ‘Stage and Screen.’ They performed songs from films and musicals such as ,The Greatest Showman, Annie,… Continue Reading

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

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

Borrowdale

During the last 3 days of term, 30 Y5 and Y6 children were on a residential trip to Borrowdale in the Lake District. During the 3 days ech child had opportunity to go canoeing, rock climbing, ghyll scrambling and hill walking. We also did orienteering, problem solving activities and team games. Throughout their time away… Continue Reading

Choir and Orchestra Spring Disney Concert

On Monday 1st April, Choir and Orchestra performed a concert of Disney pieces. The Choir and Orchestra, comprising of children from Year 3 -Year 6 performed songs from films including, ‘The Little Mermaid, ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Tangled,’ ‘Pete’s Dragon,’ Moana’, and ‘Mary Poppins.’ The Orchestra and Choir performed twice today, for parents and also for… Continue Reading