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Category Archives: PSHE and Citizenship

Y6 meet royalty

Y6 meet royalty

Some lucky children in Year 6 had the chance to meet TRH the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. Their Royal Highnesses were visiting the Veterans Launchpad charity in Byker, who work with veterans of the armed forces. Our children spoke to the Duke and Duchess calmly and politely when they were asked questions. Well done!

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

Year 6 Graduate at Newcastle University

Year 6 pupils graduated on Friday after a week long course of activities centered around WWII, The children started the day with a tour of Newcastle University campus before presenting  group talk to their families in the Old Library. The children had studied about WWII heroes Anne Frank, Billy Strachan, Alan Turing and Violette Szabo.… Continue Reading

Remembrance activities in Year 6

Remembrance activities in Year 6

Year 6 had the opportunity to attend a beautiful Service of Remembrance at St Lawrence’s Church today, along with children from Byker Primary, veterans of the armed forces and the charity Launchpad, which works with ex-service people. We also spent time contributing painted poppies for a local Remembrance Day service. Our week of remembrance activities,… Continue Reading

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