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Category Archives: Curriculum

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

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

Making Sculptures for Earth Day

To celebrate Earth Day 2024, we discussed the importance of looking after our environment and made pledges to reduce the amount of plastic we use. We looked at the work of the artist, Michelle Reader and how she uses recycled materials to create her sculptures. We then made our own monster sculptures using recycled materials. Continue Reading