Hatching Chicks


What an exciting start to the summer term… Penguins and Puffins have new some new arrivals! This half term we will be hatching chicks and we will be learning about life cycles and animal development. This week we have learnt about how the chick develops inside the egg. We have used key scientific vocabulary, such… More

WW1 Project share – Poppy of Honour


Thank you to all parents and carers for joining us for the project share. The children have all worked really hard and it was great to see such a variety of ideas.     Thanks also to all the adults who completed a poppy of remembrance dedicated to a soldier who died during World War… More

The Heart of the Matter

At the end of last term we had a fascinating trip to the Hancock museum, in Newcastle, to end our topic on the heart.

STEM Centre, Northumberland College

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Year 4 had an incredible time at the recently opened, £2.5 million STEM centre in Ashington. We took part in four exciting activities that encouraged problem solving, creative thinking and developed our understanding of STEM as a whole. One of the STEM tasks we took part in was linked to forensics. We found out that… More

Debate Club


Mr Smith set us a new challenge this month – to start a debate club! Keen to try new things the Y6 students immediately jumped to the challenge and began to prepare their speeches for the upcoming event – a debate against the pupils at Horton Grange, discussing whether or not the Suffragettes were right… More

A Cautionary Tale…

We began our week by diving into a new book: Grendel- a Cautionary Tale about Chocolate. Grendel is a little monster who adores chocolate. So when he is presented with the opportunity of making three wishes – guess what he does? In this new take on the King Midas story, a wish that everything he… More

Cricket Allstars Taster Session

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We were very lucky to have Adam and Matthew come in to visit us this morning from Cricket Allstars. We enjoyed our cricket taster session and, now that we have a feel for fielding and batting, are keen to take part in future opportunities offered by the team. Please read all of the information given… More

World Book Day


World Book Day was a massive success with some amazing costumes, lots of reading and we were very proud of our Year 3 children. They welcome Year 1 children to read with them and were very mature in their attitudes and behaviour.

World Book Day 2018


Last week we enjoyed celebrating World Book Day. We all came dressed as our favourite book characters and took part in a range of activities linked to stories and books.   Our favourite activity of the day was ‘peer reading’ where some Year 5 pupils spent time reading stories to us. We are hoping that this… More

Spring has Sprung?

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In Coastguards this week, we have been looking at measuring accurately in centimeters and meters. We have been thinking about what are the appropriate units of measurement to use. We have applied our learning to solve problems involving ordering and comparing length. In English we have been thinking about Traction Man as a toy and… More