Celebrating Success!

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Our focus this week has been on 3d shape. We have been learning to recognise and identify common 3d shapes in our everyday environment and have even begun to use some Mathematical words to describe their properties. This learning was extended in our Art sessions, where children looked at the work of Brendan Jamison. The… More

Celebrating Diversity in Britain

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Last week we continued to develop into creative sculptors, whilst linking our art work to a whole school focus on recycling. We learnt about Michelle Reader, a figurative sculptor from London, who uses recycled materials to create her sculptures. Reid shared his knowledge about London, after a recent visit, and we spent some time exploring… More

Trip to the Hindu Temple!

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We had such an exciting and informative trip to the Hindu temple this week. Kirtida sang songs and told us ancient stories about the Hindu Gods. She demonstrated how Hindus pray and we were served a delicious Indian meal. It was really enjoyable to learn how to wrap a sari and try on the beautiful… More

Beast Quest Drama

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Our new class novel is Beast Quest and we’ve been getting very excited about this exciting adventure story. As a part of our first session on Beast Quest, we took part in some drama activities to reinforce what we had found out in the first chapter. At first, we had to pretend to be the… More

Recycling!

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Last week, we were very fortunate to have Mrs Tingey, a Waste and Recycling Education officer from Northumberland County Council,  come in to visit our school to tell us all about the importance of recycling. On Wednesday morning, we had a whole school assembly and Mrs Tingey told us all about the different ways we can… More

Exploring Winter

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We have been looking closely at snow and ice this week.  We discovered how quickly it melts once brought inside Nursery.

Shopping in Nursery

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We have been playing with our new shop and learning how to take care of our new toys.

Djembe Drumming!

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This half term, we have been incredibly lucky to have been visited by Mr Ballantyne who is teaching us how to play the Djembe Drum. As well as learning how to play, Mr Ballantyne is teaching us all about the origins of the Djembe drum. It was originally used in West Africa, in a country called Mali,… More

Coding to Create Fantasy Worlds

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In Computing this term, we are using the programme Kodu to create our own fantasy worlds. We are using a huge range of tools and skills to create a variety of different worlds with their own environments. Check out what we created in our first session below: Keep checking our gallery to see how they… More