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Author Archives: Mrs L. Garforth

Teddy Bear Hospital Visit Year 2!

We had a wonderful visit from the Teddy Bear Hospital this afternoon! The Teddy Bear Hospital is made up of medical students from Newcastle University. We took part in four different activities: healthy eating and exercise, inside my body, sensory play and what to expect at the doctors or hospital. We arranged the internal organs inside an apron of the body, learnt a little bit of sign language and tried some activities blind folded, to test our senses. We also had a look at some doctor’s equipment including stethoscope, heart rate monitor and blood pressure monitor.

Year 2 trip to Broxfield Farm!

We had an amazing trip to Mr Thompson’s farm, Broxfield, near Alnwick. We started off our trip by exploring our way through his brand new pumpkin patch. It was fascinating to see the seeds inside a pumpkin and to find out how they grow. We then visited the cows in their shed. We learnt that… Continue Reading

Year 2 Mock Baptism at St Lawrence’s Church with Father Shaun.

This morning, we were very lucky to experience a Mock Baptism at St Lawrence’s Church with our Parish Priest, Father Shaun. It was such an amazing experience, not only to see the Baptism but also to have time in church to talk to Father Shaun and ask him questions. Hetty and Johan played the roles… Continue Reading

Lights on Cotton Rock in Year 2!

We are really enjoying our first class reader in Year 2, ‘Lights on Cotton Rock,’ by David Litchfield. The story and illustrations area absolutely breath-taking! It’s all about a little girl called Heather who dreams of visiting aliens from outer space. Little does she know that what’s really important is right at home. We have… Continue Reading