In History, Year 5 have been studying the Anglo-Saxons. As part of our DT project, the children made their own Anglo-Saxon houses. They experimented with frame structures and how to reinforce their frames to make them stronger. After designing their houses and surrounding landscapes, the children made their designs come to life this week with […]
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The Year 6 Mini Vinnies excelled themselves with their first fundraiser of the school year – the Go Green for CAFOD Bake Sale. The Year 6 children produced some delicious cakes, cup cakes, tray bakes and chocolate dipped apples for everyone to enjoy. Supporting them with hungry enthusiasm and generous donations, the rest of the […]
Year 6 had an amazing few days in Alston. We pushed ourselves to try each and every activity even though we may have felt nervous or unsure. We were very well behaved and a credit our school!
As part of our ‘Space’ topic, Year 5 participated in STEMfest In Space! We joined the virtual Rocking Robots & Rovers pop-up workshop, beamed live into our classroom from the National Space Centre. Year 5 had to imagine they were astronauts and could take our school to Mars! After listening to a presentation by solar […]
Year 1 enjoyed an autumnal day at Gibside, as part of their science topic, ‘Seasonal Change’. The children looked for signs that autumn was here and collected leaves, acorns and conkers to take back to class. They have also been learning about animals that hibernate, so decided to make some hedgehog homes. The children used […]
The Year 2 children had a fantastic time on their trip today to The Rising Sun Country Park. We began the day looking at different habitats including pond and woodland habitats. The children had the opportunity to take part in a pond dipping activity where they caught and identified lots of different living things. The […]
Y3 enjoyed travelling back in time to Prehistory today. The children created a human timeline that stretched back from 2021 to the beginning of the Stone Age. Everyone became young archaeologists as they handled and described a variety of artefacts. We learned about the changes from the Stone Age to the Iron Age; as well […]
The children in Year 4 have enjoyed a great day out to Arbeia Roman Fort in South Shields. We enjoyed a tour of the fort learning about the history of the fort and what it was used for centuries ago. We also enjoyed taking part in an artefact handling session. The children also visited the […]
Y3 have been researching Stone Age art and investigated what early man would have used to create drawings. The children experimented using natural materials to make shapes and lines. They used berries, leaves, charcoal and spices like cave men would have done thousands of years ago! Y3 then produced their own fantastic prehistoric images. The […]
Year 1 have made a fantastic start to their ‘Colour Creations’ art topic. So far they have looked at art work created by Piet Mondrian, Mark Rothko, Paul Klee and Jackson Pollock. We observed their use of primary and secondary colours, as well as tints, shading and techniques which they used to create their art […]
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