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Monthly Archives: July 2018

St Lawrence’s featured on ITV Tyne Tees report

St Lawrence’s was featured on an ITV Tyne Tees report looking at life in the Byker Wall.

Cameras highlighted the community spirit on show at the school’s summer fair and the diverse nature of different families who live close by.

In particular the piece showed the amazing number of languages that our children speak and interviewed a number of pupils.

To see the full item go to www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFXSE3NhAYiYu4OCfqbNZyWPmOxaHTW4K



Year 2 visit The Discovery Museum

Year 2 were invited to take part in a History workshop as part of the Exhibition of The North at the Discovery Museum. The workshop was about Stephenson’s Rocket which is currently at The Discovery Museum. We took part in lots of fun activities and we saw The Rocket. What a fantastic day! Continue Reading

Northumberland Park Visit

Early Years and Key Stage 1 had a fantastic visit to Northumberland Park yesterday. We all travelled together on two buses to Tynemouth. We started by having juice and biscuits together before we embarked on a carousel of exciting activities. We enjoyed collecting items from the environment and doing observational drawings. Everyone had great fun… Continue Reading


The Reception children have worked hard learning the songs and words for their end of term performance of Noah. What a fantastic end to  their first full year in school. They were a credit to their families as they sang their hearts out – enthusiasm made up for any lack of tunefulness! IMG_0944 Continue Reading

Chicks, ducklings and butterflies!

There has been a burst of new life in the Reception class this term. 2 chicks and 1 duckling hatched in the incubator and we watched them grow and develop over a few days before returning them to Ouseburn Farm. We also had over 30 caterpillars change into cocoons and then into butterflies. Earlier this… Continue Reading

Scorching summer fair

Hundreds of people enjoyed the school summer fair in beautiful sunshine. Lots of money was raised for class trips with a variety of stalls, games and activities.   Children and parents loved meeting the pony from Stepney Bank Stables, street scientists from Newcastle University, face painting and having an ice cream to cool down. As… Continue Reading

Year 5 Class Liturgy

Year 5 had their last class liturgy this morning. It was lovely to see lots of parents, who came along to support the children. The children planned the four parts of the liturgy: Gather, The Word, Response and Going Forth. They had lots of lovely ideas about how to share our learning from our Stewardship topic. We… Continue Reading

Y5 @ Broomley Grange

As part of the class end of year dojo reward, Year 5 spent the day at Broomley Grange yesterday. What an amazing experience! We started the day off with a tug of war. The children then got to further test their strength and stamina on an obstacle course. They also flew through the air on a zip… Continue Reading