Computing

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This term the children have enjoyed using Scratch, a programming software, to create their own game from ‘scratch’. Not only do they have to make their own sprites (characters) and backgrounds for their game, they have to include movement, avoid collisions, add sound, change costumes and much more. All  They have used it to make… More

Super Scientists!

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Our super scientists have been at it again! This half term our science topic is light and dark. We started the unit by discussing different sources of light. The children sorted picture cards into: light source/not a light source/unsure. This activity generated a lot of discussion and disagreements about whether or not a mirror is… More

Handa’s Surprise

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This half term we are reading Handa’s Surprise.  Together we have made props to help us play out the story.

St. Mary’s Lighthouse Visit

RockPool Trip

Yesterday we visited St. Mary’s lighthouse. We had a fantastic time exploring the rock pools and we couldn’t believe the wide variety of creatures we found living there. We could spot lots of the human and physical features that we have been learning about in school. We didn’t expect to see seals living on our… More

Happy Birthday Your Majesty!

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We have had a lovely time celebrating The Queen’s 90th birthday today – all dressed in red, white and blue. The day began with us proudly singing the National Anthem in assembly with the rest of the school – we have been learning it all week in preparation. After that, we continued the celebrations with a… More

Trip to Bolam Lake

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On Wednesday, We went on a fantastic trip to Bolam Lake in the heart of Northumberland. Throughout the day, we took part in a wide variety of activities and we learned a great deal about different animals, their habitats and about the lake in general. The activities included: Lake Dipping where we used nets to… More

Upcoming events

The summer term is always a very busy time in school and we thought you would appreciate a reminder of some important dates that are coming up over the next few weeks: Friday 24th June – School Disco for Reception and Key Stage One Monday 27th June – Foundation Stage Sports Day – Starfish and… More

Summer Homework

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This week we have really enjoyed sharing all of the homework we have received.  Well done for handing it in on time.  Next time you are in our class please take a look at the delightful minibeast display.

Celebrations

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Today we have celebrated Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday.  Everyone came dressed in red, white and blue.   The classroom was decorated with the flags we had made during the week and we sang ‘God save the Queen’ for all to hear. Mmmmmmm…the cupcakes were lovely too.

What am I?

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The children have thoroughly enjoyed writing their own riddles this week, especially when the staff couldn’t guess what the answers were! Here is one for you………. My hair is many different colours. I am many different heights. I work very hard from Monday to Friday. I scream with glee when I am let outside. What… More