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Category Archives: Year 2

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 inside an apron of the body, learnt a little bit of sign language and tried some activities blind folded, to test our senses. We also had a look at some doctor’s equipment including stethoscope, heart rate monitor and blood pressure monitor.

Other Faiths Week: Judaism

Other Faiths Week: Judaism

We celebrated the end of our week of RE work on Judaism with a whole-school assembly this week. Each class, from Reception to Year 6 has spent their their RE lessons this week covering different aspects of the Jewish faith. It was lovely to see the connections growing as we progressed through the presentations. We… 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

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

Year 2 Mock Baptism at St Lawrence’s Church with Father Shaun.

This morning, we were very lucky to experience a Mock Baptism at St Lawrence’s Church with our Parish Priest, Father Shaun. It was such an amazing experience, not only to see the Baptism but also to have time in church to talk to Father Shaun and ask him questions. Hetty and Johan played the roles… Continue Reading