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Monthly Archives: March 2022

Year 3 Liturgy, Listening and Sharing

Today we had a wonderful class liturgy. We have recorded it and put it on youtube for our families to pray with us at home. To watch, please click on the link below. It was all related to our topic, ‘Listening and Sharing.’ We prayed for our Lenten prayer intentions and thought about how we… Continue Reading

Year 3’s Liturgical Dance Workshop with More Than Dance

On Wednesday, Year 3 had a fabulous workshop with local Liturgical Dance Company, More than Dance. We learnt a beautiful Liturgical Dance to The Risen Christ (Doxology) by Margaret Becker, Kristyn Getty and Joanne Hogg. This piece combined flowing dance sequences and British Sign Language. It was so different and interesting to learn a new… Continue Reading

George Stephenson – the father of the railway!

We are really enjoying our Victorians topic in Humanities! Today we learnt all about a significant Victorian the inventor and engineer, George Stephenson. He is often called the ‘father of the railway,’ and was born locally in Northumberland. We opened up his suitcase and started to think about who he was and why he is… Continue Reading


Reception have started to learn about the changes in Spring. This week we have been investigating plants and flowers. The children made observations, still-life paintings and even started to label some of their pictures in their play! The children loved listening to the story The Tiny Seed by Eric Carl and used dance to represent… Continue Reading

Reception – St Lawrence’s Church Visit

Reception enjoyed their first visit to St Lawrence’s Church! Father Shaun welcomed us to the Church and the children loved learning about the religious objects and Mass. Reception had the opportunity to hold the objects and the visit allowed the children to embed their learning through a real-life experience. Back in class some of the… Continue Reading

A Visit from Technology Tom – Magnets!

Today we got involved in an exciting science workshop with Technology Tom! We explored magnetism to fit in with our current topic. Tom demonstrated a few different experiments to us that showed just how powerful magnets are! These demonstrations included; a magnet fishing game, a compass demonstration and a demonstration which showed how magnets attract… Continue Reading