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Category Archives: Curriculum

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, The King and I, The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady and The Wizard of Oz. The residents were so impressed and cheered for an encore of ‘Do Ri Me’ which they thoroughly enjoyed singing along to. Well done to all!

Sports Day 2019

Today EYFS and KS1 joined together to take part in an exciting sports carousel. We worked together in teams to complete a number of challenges. At the end we all had a well deserved ice lolly! Years 1 and 2 enjoyed some competitive races, some children even won medals! What a great morning! 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

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

Double, double, toil and trouble!

“Double, double, toil and trouble, Fire burn and cauldron bubble…” Year 6 relished the opportunity to work with Konflux Theatre to produce a ‘Play in a Day’.  After studying the Shakespeare play, Macbeth, earlier in the year, they were given the chance to show off their knowledge of the characters and the twists and turns… 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