Diwali

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Last week in Reception we celebrated the Hindu festival of Diwali. We learnt a lot about Diwali through a range of different activities: The word Diwali means ‘Rows of lighted lamps’ and the celebration is also known as ‘The festival of light’ so we practised our cutting skills and made our own paper lanterns, decorating… More

Anti-bullying Week

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                    We were given a range of scenarios to create freeze frames and a small role play as part of anti-bullying week. We have watched videos and had a variety of discussions around the topic. We know that bullying is several times on purpose (STOP) and… More

Year 2 Multi-Skills Competition

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On Thursday, half of the year group, who didn’t go in year one, got the chance to go to Blyth Sports Centre to take part in a Multi-Skills event. We had an incredible time and throughout the afternoon adults from the Blyth and Bedlington School Sports Partnership commented on our excellent behaviour. The focus of… More

Peer Reading

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On Friday 26th October we took part in a whole school peer reading session just before the end of the day. We were partnered with an older child in either Year 5 or Year 6 and we shared stories with them. They read to us while we listened, then we enjoyed talking to each other… More

Beamish

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  Year 1 had the most wonderful day at Beamish on Wednesday. The sun was shining and the children were impeccably well behaved, making us very proud of them indeed! We had the opportunity to visit the school and take part in a Victorian lesson with a very strict teacher who showed us what it… More

Happy Half Term!

It’s been a very busy half term but the children have worked extremely hard and deserve a well earned rest! We are really looking forward to this afternoon when Galleons have been invited to read with our friends in Starfish. Of course, Submarines will be having an amazing time swimming too! Next half term, we… More

Poppy Art

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In Year 4, we have made a variety of poppies to display at the Co-Op for Remembrance Day. Pat from the Co-Op came to school to help pupils make clay poppies which are now being painted.  

Half term is almost here!

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We got off to such a busy start and have had an excellent 7 weeks so far, we can hardly believe we are almost at the end of our first half term. The children have been amazingly enthusiastic in literacy this year and have absolutely love ‘Holes’. They were issued with boiler suits when they… More

Woodhorn Colliery Visit

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This week we visited Woodhorn museum to learn all about out mining heritage and make a start on an exciting art project. 

Den Building

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What a fantastic day we had on Tuesday with Chris the den building man! He brought lots of special equipment with him and we listened carefully to his instructions so that we could work safely as part of a team. We thought carefully about what our den structure was going to look like before we… More