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Category Archives: Curriculum

Times Tables Stars in Year 3!

Year 3 have been working so hard with their tables this half term. We have revised our 2s, 5s and 10s and started looking at our 3s. We have found division facts particularly challenging! In a recent test of these tables, children were able to earn stars on their own flower times tables tracker when they have learn each table fluently. Well done Year 3 for all your hard work!

Jesmond Dene

Reception enjoyed learning about autumnal changes on their first school trip to Jesmond Dene. The weather was definitely true to the season but everyone had fun! The children collected objects such as leaves, conkers and twigs and brought them back to school to  create some fabulous art work! Well done Reception! Mrs Bickle and Mrs… Continue Reading

Nursery Visit Jesmond Dene

The Nursery children enjoyed their first educational visit to Jesmond Dene! We explored the area for signs of Autumn and collected leaves of different colour, shape and size.  The children were excited to have snack in the woods before visiting the animals in Pets Corner.  Even the bus journey was a highlight!  A wonderful morning… Continue Reading

The Laing visit Year 2

Year two enjoyed an exciting visit from Emma from The Laing Art Gallery. This was part of our art work this term about portraits. This time we were looking at the abstract artist; Pablo Picasso.   We learnt how to draw facial features in the style of Picasso. We created a portrait in the style… Continue Reading

Year 2 – Portraits

Year 2 have been learning all about portraits this term in art as part of our work around Ourselves. We enjoyed drawing self portraits in class and portraits of one of our favourite characters; Mr Bear. We visited The Portrait Gallery at the Laing Art Gallery and looked at portraits painted by famous artisits. We… Continue Reading

Comparing Numbers

In Maths this week we have been using some new vocabulary such as ‘greater than’ and ‘less than’. We were also introduced to the ‘greater than’ and ‘less than’ signs as well as ‘equal to’ and have worked hard all week with lots of practical activities. We have really impressed our teachers with our clever… Continue Reading

Nursery- exploring paint

The Nursery children have enjoyed exploring our painting area.  They have used thick brushes and chosen from a range of coloured paints to create their first paintings which we have displayed in the classroom. We have some budding little artists in Nursery! Continue Reading