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Category Archives: Curriculum

Year 2 visit Discovery Museum

Year 2 visited the Discovery Museum today.

 

We enjoyed trying out all of the experiments in the Science Maze.

After lunch we had a fun time  in the circus exhibition.

 

 

 

In the afternoon we took part in a history workshop about the Great Fire of Newcastle. We learnt all about life in Victorian times and we acted out the story of the fire.

Farmer Thompson Visits Year 5

Mr Thompson, a farmer from Northumberland, came to visit us in school on Tuesday 26th February as part of the Country Trust Project. He brought with him a friend, another farmer from Northumberland. They came to talk to us about contrasting locations; we compared how different the farm/countryside is to the city.  Mr Thompson told us about how seeds and… Continue Reading

Dissecting Lilies

As part of our Science topic on plants, Year 5 had a go at dissecting lilies. We have been learning about reproduction in plants and found out that a flower has both male and female parts. There are two types of reproduction: sexual and asexual. Living things that use sexual reproduction have sex cells called… Continue Reading