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A muddy Key Stage 2 Sports Day!

A muddy Key Stage 2 Sports Day!

Due to the terrible recent weather, Key Stage 2 Sports Day was a slightly different day than usual. Because of waterlogged and muddy conditions on the field we were unfortunately unable to invite spectators into school. Nonetheless, the children all competed well in their teams, and made the best of it in events including basketball, obstacle course and the sack race. We concluded with some very slippery running races in which all the children tried their very best. Well done everyone!

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

Newcastle Libraries Summer Reading Challenge

All of the children took part in an assembly today from Newcastle Children’s Libraries today about their Summer Reading Challenge and the events happening in libraries across the city. The Summer Reading Challenge encourages children to be creative throughout the summer holidays – while keeping up their reading too, of course! Children will earn stickers… 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

Going Forth Mass

Going Forth Mass

Our school community gathered in Church today to celebrate the next stage of our First Holy Communion children’s Christian journey. Father Johnathon spoke about how the children now have the job of going forth and spreading the Christian message by the way they live their lives. It was wonderful to gather the school community together… 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