A very busy summer term

Year 3 have been extremely busy this half term. Both classes have been swimming and have made excellent progress.They have been to Live Tales Theatre where they created their own story and had a great morning doing drama and coming up with some fabulous ideas. Our trip to The Roman Army Museum and Vindolanda was… More

Foundation Stage Sports Day

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Yesterday we enjoyed taking part in sports day. Although it was very hot and sunny, with regular stops for water and a rest in the shade, we were able to complete all of the activities. We were put into teams named after some of the countries currently taking part in the World Cup football tournament… More

Giant Millipede Encounter

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As part of our minibeast topic this half-term we were lucky enough to meet a giant millipede called ‘Creature’. One of our Reception parents, Mrs Yates, brought in her pet millipede and told us lots of interesting facts and information about Creature, explaining that it is called that because she does not know yet if… More

Royal Wedding

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We had our own celebration in Reception to celebrate the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. We came to school dressed in our best clothes and we think you will agree that we look very smart! Throughout the day we completed a range of fun activities including dancing and waving flags to cheer the… More

We have frogs!

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Over the last two weeks, our tadpoles have gone through some more amazing changes. Some of the changes happened very rapidly overnight. Our tadpoles grew back legs first, then front legs and became little froglets. The very next day we came to school in the morning and noticed that some of them had already absorbed… More

Tadpole update

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Our tadpoles are absolutely thriving in their environment. They are enjoying eating lots of boiled, leafy lettuce which they munch on with their tiny teeth. We have recently observed them beginning to change as they have now grown back legs. Soon their gills will disappear and they will swim to the surface of the water… More

Planting in Nursery

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Now that the warmer weather has arrived we have been busy planting in our Nursery garden. This week the children have planted flowers, strawberries, potatoes and courgettes. We have also planted cress to take home and look after as part of our homework tasks. We will hopefully get to eat some egg and cress sandwiches!

Summer assessments are upon us!

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This week the children started their SATs by completing the spelling, grammar and punctuation paper. Everyone dealt with the paper in a mature fashion and it was a calm and relaxed environment in both classes. Next week on Monday and Tuesday Year 2 will continue with these assessments and will be competing the two reading… More

Greenpower Car Project

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Year 5 have been mastering their engineering skills down at the Port of Blyth building a working electrical racing car! The children also got to experience a range of STEM lessons to improve their understanding of how the car worked and build upon Science and Technology learning from the curriculum in a real life setting… More

Kirkley Hall

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We had a fabulous time on Tuesday at Kirkley Hall zoo! The children had the opportunity to see some weird and wonderful animals and even saw some animals that talked! They were able to handle guinea pigs and rabbits, explore the woodland walk and went through the wallaby walk.