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Monthly Archives: October 2017

WWII Workshop

To end our work on WWII this term, we enjoyed a workshop led by Richard from http://www.thathistorybloke.co.uk/ We explored a variety of different WWII objects, using them to determine what type of person the owner would be and what their experiences of war would have been.  We were all flummoxed by the baby gas mask! In… Continue Reading

Cafod Assembly

Mrs Edwards; Cafod representative, visited St Lawrence’s School on Tuesday 17th October. She told the children about the work of Cafod in San Salvador. She introduced us to the ‘Brighten Up Campaign’. Our Mini Vinnie group plan to do some fund raising activities to raise money for the project. Continue Reading

Y6 University Challenged

Year 6 spent a fantastic day at Newcastle University learning about life as a student.  The children took part in discussions about what students do and who can become a student.  They also worked on a quiz, which involved answering questions around the campus, as well as finally ‘graduating’ complete with caps and gowns.  All the… Continue Reading

Basketball Stars!

Our Year 6 children had a wonderful evening at the Newcastle Eagles v London Lions basketball match at Sport Central on Friday 13 October. We played four group matches against Walkergate, Welbeck, Byker B and West Walker and managed to win them all, improving with each match. We then took part in the final against… Continue Reading

KS1 Visit to the Theatre – As Free as a Bird

Over 100 KS2 children from Byker primary, St. Lawrence’s primary and St. Teresa’s primary school will be taking part in this new musical work by music education writer Caroline Hoile, which was especially written and composed to raise awareness about people seeking sanctuary amongst primary school children and their audiences. On October 19th they’re coming together… Continue Reading