Alnwick Gardens

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We had a lovely day at Alnwick Gardens yesterday despite the wet weather. During the day we did lots of lovely activities – Making a Christmas tree decoration Crossing the wobbly bridge – it was a bit scary! Completing the Winter Fairytale Trail Exploring the gardens               We met Olaf from ‘Frozen’              We met… More

Trip to the Hancock Museum

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We had a fantastic and thoroughly interesting visit this week. As part of our ‘Space’ topic, we visited the Planetarium and were wowed by the coyote’s misconceptions about Earth, Moon and Sun!  We followed the clues on our ‘Constellation Hunt’ to find out facts and used this knowledge when we returned to school to create… More

‘Running Wild’ Drama

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In Literacy this week we decided to predict what might happen next in chapter 4 of our class novel Running Wild. In pairs we discussed our ideas and used drama to develop them further. From this we planned and wrote chapter four.      

Curriculum Day

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Thank you to everybody who gave up their precious time to attend our Christmas curriculum day. It was lovely to see so many of our parents and carers enjoying taking part in a range of craft activities. The money raised from biscuit sales and the photo booth will be put towards more treats for the children.

Lord Kitchener Propaganda Posters

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Recently, we researched the life of Lord Kitchener who was a very important figure in our country during World War I. Lord Kitchener was a highly decorated officer in the Army, having fought in many battles and he had been promoted many times throughout his career. When war broke out, the Prime Minister, Henry Asquith, was… More

Japanese Blossom Trees

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In our class novel, Kensuke’s Kingdom, the main character paints Japanese blossom trees on shells and stones. The description of the painting sounded beautiful so we decided to try our own. We then designed and created our own artwork based on the same theme.

Tag Rugby

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This term when the children haven’t been swimming, they have been developing their skills at Tag Rugby. The children have learned to pass and catch a rugby ball confidently as well as how to move effectively on the field of play.  

Design Technology – Volcanoes!

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As part of our topic on Natural Disasters, in Design Technology we have been exploring ideas of how to construct a working volcano model. We designed our volcanoes considering the properties of the materials available. This week we have been making the base onto which we will form our volcanoes.  

Key Stage 1 Christmas Production!

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“Christmas doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more….” ― Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Everyone in KS1 is getting very excited about our upcoming performance of ‘It’s a Baby!’. We are very busy with rehearsals, but are still managing to ensure high standards of learning. All the… More