Can we explore it? We went on a bear hunt!

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As part of or topic ‘Can we explore it?’, we read the story ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ by Michael Rosen. To really bring the story to life we went on our own bear hunt through the woodland walk at the bottom of our school field. We brought our wellies, warm coats, hats and… More

Settling into Nursery

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We have had a very busy first half-term at Newsham and our youngest children have settled into Nursery extremely well. We have been learning to follow all of the new rules and routines and have enjoyed exploring the Nursery indoor and outdoor environments through play.

Year 2 Historians visit Beamish!

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To help reinforce what we have been learning in history this half term, the year 2 history team were able to research what life was like in the past by visiting Beamish. At the start of our history lessons, we have been discussing the key history skills that we will need in order to be… More

The Dark

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In English lessonsĀ over the past few weeks, we have been studying the book the Dark by Lemony Snickett. The book was gradually revealed to us after we studied the front cover and watched book trailers. Check out our reaction to the book trailers below! We asked questions about the story before finding out more about… More

A Very Busy First Half Term

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It is hard to believe that we are coming to the end of our first half term in Reception. The children settled very quickly and, whilst learning the new routines, have also made a great start to phonics, maths and our topic ‘Are we There yet?’ One of the activities we enjoyed was going outside… More

Lifeboats finally Meet Conker…

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This week, while we were being biologists in science and looking for signs of Autumn in the woodland walk, we finally came across Conker. He was hiding in a tree. After bringing him back into our classroom, we thought of kind and positive statements that would make Conker feel comfortable and welcome in our classroom… More

Welcome Back Year Two!

We have reached the end of a busy first week back in Year 2. Mrs Ross, Mr Gregory and the rest of the Year 2 team could not have been any prouder of how well we have all settled back into life at Newsham Primary. This week, we have: Created class rules Applied for, and… More

EYFS Sports Day

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On Monday 1st July, Nursery and Reception held their Sports Day. It was very successful and everyone had lots of fun. Thank you to everyone who came along to support the children.

Coasting Sports Day!

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Coastguards had a fantastic time competing in the sports day fun and it is clear we have some talented budding athletes in our midst. Everyone tried really hard. Well done Coastguards! Thank you to all the parents and carers who came along to support the children too.     Here are some photographs of the… More

Super Sports Day

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Puffins and Penguins had a fantastic time at sports day. We were very proud of the children’s resilience and attitude to the games they played and how they cheered their friends on all they way round the course. Thank you to all the parents who came to support us. It made the afternoon even more… More