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Monthly Archives: June 2024

Year 2 visit Seaton Delaval Hall!

Year 2 had a wonderful trip to Seaton Delaval Hall. It was a fantastic opportunity for our children to visit a National Trust property. We all day outside in the grounds, spending the morning in the allotment. It was great to get our hands dirty as we did some gardening. We spent some time digging and preparing flower beds, observing parts of flowers and weeds. We also made a craft to scare birds away from flowers. The sun shone all day and we had so much fun!

Going Forth Mass

Going Forth Mass

Our school community gathered in Church today to celebrate the next stage of our First Holy Communion children’s Christian journey. Father Johnathon spoke about how the children now have the job of going forth and spreading the Christian message by the way they live their lives. It was wonderful to gather the school community together… Continue Reading

Year 2 Linking Project Trip to the Laing Art Gallery to meet penpals from Belsay School!

Before half term, Year 2 had a very exciting trip to the Laing Art Gallery. We finally got to meet our penpals from Belsay School. We met up with our penpals and did some activities in the gallery with them. This involved some circle time games and producing some art together. It was magical to… Continue Reading

World Children’s Day Art Competition

To celebrate World Children’s Day on 25-26th March, children across our school took part in Hexham and Newcastle diocese’s art competition. The theme was ‘What I think the kingdom of God looks like.’ The children produced a huge number of wonderful pieces for the competition, filled with imagination and colour, and we wish them all… Continue Reading

Year 6 paint like Turner

To celebrate the arrival of JMW Turner’s ‘The Fighting Temeraire’ at Newcastle’s Laing art gallery, Year 6 researched Turner’s watercolour ‘The Sun at Venice’ and tried their hands at producing a watercolour of school with some of Turner’s sense of light. As you’ll agree, the results are hugely impressive! Continue Reading