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Monthly Archives: December 2023

KS1 Christmas Play 2023, The Little Red Robin

KS1 have spent this half term learning and rehearsing the Christmas play, ‘The Little Red Robin.’ Every child had a role, either with lines to learn, a dance to perform and songs to sing. Some children played percussion instruments as part of the performance too. Children took part in all aspects of rehearsing and learned many valuable skills, particularly with regards to listening and teamwork. We are so proud of all of KS1.

Autumn Term attendance winners

Congratulations to our attendance prize winners. Each winner’s attendance has been over 98% for the whole autumn term. We have given away bikes, skateboards, games, vouchers and special match day tickets for 13 January! Well done to all of the winners and their families for their excellent attendance. Continue Reading

Making Christmas Puppets in Year 1

In Design Technology this week, Year 1 have made some excellent Christmas puppets. We began by learning how fabrics can be joined together using methods such as gluing, stapling and pinning. We discussed the advantages and disadvantages of each method and the health and safety considerations. Next, we chose the characters for our puppets. These… Continue Reading

KS2 Choir and Orchestra Christmas Concert 2023!

KS2 Choir and Orchestra have been rehearsing since the end of October to bring some Christmas cheer through music over the festive period. Children in Orchestra have learned to play the glockenspeil, even learning to read standard notation. Choir is bigger than ever this year, with children from Year 3,4, 5 and 6 involved. We… Continue Reading

Liturgical Prayer in Year 1

We came together in prayer to celebrate the end of our ‘Belonging’ unit. We thought about how we are welcomed into God’s family through Baptism and reflected on our visit to Church. We listened to the story of ‘Jesus and the Children’ and thought about how he always had time for children and talked about… Continue Reading

Year 6 Graduate at Newcastle University

Year 6 pupils graduated on Friday after a week long course of activities centered around WWII, The children started the day with a tour of Newcastle University campus before presenting  group talk to their families in the Old Library. The children had studied about WWII heroes Anne Frank, Billy Strachan, Alan Turing and Violette Szabo.… Continue Reading