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Author Archives: Mrs L. Garforth

KS2 Choir and Orchestra Summer Concert: A Celebration of Disney!

KS2 Choir and Orchestra performed a wonderful celebration of Disney music for friends and family. They were conducted by Miss Hedley and either sang or played ukulele. They finished with joyous sing-a-long encore of ‘Hakuna Matata.’ All musicians performed beautifully. Congratulations to all involved and a big thank you to our wonderful music teacher, Miss Hedley.

Year 2 get creative at the Shipley Art Gallery!

We had a fantastic day at the Shipley Art Gallery. We took park in two workshops creating our own materials. Firstly, we made our own piece of felt using different colours of wool and soapy water. We then made our own mosaic tiles using clay. It was interesting to compare and contrast materials, thinking about… Continue Reading

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… 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

Designing, Making and Evaluating Felt Pouches in Year 2!

Year 2 have had lots of fun this week designing, making and evaluating their own felt pouches this week in Design and Technology. We firstly practised running stitches on paper and then on a scrap piece of felt. Secondly we progressed onto sewing two templates together to make our pouch. We then designed a motif… Continue Reading

Year 2’s Performance with the Royal Opera House!

Today, Year 2 gathered with schools all across Newcastle at the Civic Centre to perform our own version of Mozart’s ‘The Magic Flute.’ We performed the songs we have been rehearsing, ‘Tamino’s Aria, ‘Walk on Tiptoe, ‘Hm Hm Hm,’ and ‘Papageno’s Aria.’ In addition, we also learnt ‘The Trials Begin,’ and ‘Pa Pa Pa,’ with… Continue Reading