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Author Archives: Mrs L. Garforth

KS2 Choir and Orchestra performance at the Grainger Market

On Tuesday 14th December, our fabulous KS2 Choir and Orchestra performed in the Grainger Market in Newcastle city centre. We performed a twenty minute set twice, with a short break in between. Our KS2 Choir is made up of children from Year 5 and Year 6, and our KS2 Orchestra is made up of children… Continue Reading

KS2 Christmas Carol Service

On Thursday 16th December and Friday 17th December, we are looking forward to performing for our parents and guardians. Every class in KS2 has worked so hard to learn carols, sing in a group, learn readings and also learn hand actions to complement the carols.Children in Year 6 have also learnt readings for part of… Continue Reading

Year 3 Writing Workshop at Live Tales

On Friday we enjoyed a fabulous story writing workshop at Live Tales, part of Live Theatre, We worked with a team of writers, illustrators, directors and playwrights to create our own story. We had such a wonderful time and impressed the editor, who had originally believed that children couldn’t write exciting stories – we soon… Continue Reading

KS2 Orchestra

Rehearsals are well underway for St Lawrence’s KS2 Orchestra. We have been rehearsing since the end of October to bring some Christmas cheer through music over the festive period. We have not performed since Christmas 2019 so it feels very special to get back to rehearsing. Orchestra is bigger than ever this year, with children… Continue Reading

Now Press Play!

We have been using a new piece of technology in school this week – Now Press Play!Using a set of unique headphones and a iPad with a transmitter, the whole class are able to listen to, act out and take part in an ‘experience.’ Year 3 ventured back in time to the Stone Age. Year… Continue Reading