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Year 3 at the Great North Museum

To further our learning on rocks and fossils, Year 3 visited the Great North Museum.

There we saw an amazing selection of rocks and gemstones. This reminded us of our learning of metamorphic rocks and how they are created. We saw dinosaur fossils and thought about how they were created.

We even got time to look around the Stone Age and Iron Age exhibit to remind us about our history topic last term.

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

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… Continue Reading

Experimenting with rocks in Year 3

Year 3 have really been enjoying their ‘rocks and soils’ science topic. We have looked at different rocks and learned how sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks are formed. We experimented on 6 different types of rocks to see how permeable they were and how durable and tough they were. After that, we learned a new skill:… 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

Supervisory Assistant Posts

We have three Lunchtime Supervisor Assistants available at the moment. Details can be found by following this link https://www.northeastjobs.org.uk/job/Supervisory_Assistant_(Level_1)/254051 If you would like further details, or an application pack, please call the school office or email office@stlawrencesprimary.org.uk The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 17 November Supporting Documentation 1. Letter to Applicants 2.… Continue Reading

Attendance prize winner at the match!

Attendance prize winner at the match!

Thanks to our friends at Byker Community Trust, school was able to offer a very special prize for our lucky attendance prize winner at the end of last half-term: tickets to St. James’ Park. What is more, they got to see Newcastle United’s triumphant 4-0 win over Crystal Palace. This fantastic experience was truly deserved,… Continue Reading

That History Bloke in Year 6

Year 6 were lucky to have a fantastic visit from That History Bloke to round off our unit of studies on World War II. Richard brought in a fantastic range of genuine and replica artifacts from the period, many of them associated with a single family from Gateshead. We were lucky to be able to… Continue Reading