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Category Archives: Year 5

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

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

Our New Mini-Vinnies are commissioned

Our New Mini-Vinnies are commissioned

After last week’s introductory assembly, this week our selected Mini-Vinnies were commissioned with the help of local representative Mr Wilcox. Our Mini-Vinnies from Years 2-6 are tasked with following the example Jesus lays out in the Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10: 25-37), to help people in need. We will begin by looking around… Continue Reading

Toasting marshmallows

  In our last forest school session for the year, Year 5 Nurture Group brought together many of the skills they have been learning this year: whittling skills, campfire building and campfire lighting. The children are now so skilled that they needed minimal input from Mrs. Villalobos and they independently built a campfire, correctly layering… Continue Reading