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Monthly Archives: October 2021

CAFOD Eyes of the World Campaign at St Lawrence’s

CAFOD Eyes of the World Campaign at St Lawrence’s

This week everyone at St Lawrence’s has been learning about the Cop26 Climate Change conference which takes place in Glasgow in November. To remind world leaders that they are making decisions which affect all of our children’s futures we joined with children all over the country and decorated pairs of eyes. These show that the eyes of the world’s children are firmly on Cop26, and that we will continue to watch them to make sure that people everywhere stick to the important promises they are making to us and our world.


We Are All Unique – A Liturgy to celebrate our RE topic, Ourselves

Today we took part in a liturgy to celebrate our RE topic, Ourselves.  Over the topic, we have thought about the question ‘Who Am I?’  We have learnt that we are all different, with different qualities and talents that make us unique. We gathered in a circle, with a cross and candle at the centre.… Continue Reading

Jesmond Dene

Reception enjoyed learning about autumnal changes on their first school trip to Jesmond Dene. The weather was definitely true to the season but everyone had fun! The children collected objects such as leaves, conkers and twigs and brought them back to school to  create some fabulous art work! Well done Reception! Mrs Bickle and Mrs… Continue Reading

Nursery Visit Jesmond Dene

The Nursery children enjoyed their first educational visit to Jesmond Dene! We explored the area for signs of Autumn and collected leaves of different colour, shape and size.  The children were excited to have snack in the woods before visiting the animals in Pets Corner.  Even the bus journey was a highlight!  A wonderful morning… Continue Reading

The Laing visit Year 2

Year two enjoyed an exciting visit from Emma from The Laing Art Gallery. This was part of our art work this term about portraits. This time we were looking at the abstract artist; Pablo Picasso.   We learnt how to draw facial features in the style of Picasso. We created a portrait in the style… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Portraits

Year 2 have been learning all about portraits this term in art as part of our work around Ourselves. We enjoyed drawing self portraits in class and portraits of one of our favourite characters; Mr Bear. We visited The Portrait Gallery at the Laing Art Gallery and looked at portraits painted by famous artisits. We… Continue Reading

Comparing Numbers

In Maths this week we have been using some new vocabulary such as ‘greater than’ and ‘less than’. We were also introduced to the ‘greater than’ and ‘less than’ signs as well as ‘equal to’ and have worked hard all week with lots of practical activities. We have really impressed our teachers with our clever… Continue Reading