Reception have been on a very exciting trip to the Discovery Museum to launch our ‘Toys Through Time’ topic. The children started the day by completing a toy trail around the museum and having great fun exploring the science exhibition. After lunch the children took part in a workshop where they solved clues to find […]
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Today Durham University brought Ancient Egypt alive in our Y3 classroom! The children became Egyptologists, as they used their historical enquiry skills to form theories about what ancient artefacts were used for thousands of years ago. We also made creative amulets from clay, explored mummies and took part in a drama weighing of the heart […]
To help us prepare to celebrate Easter, the children have been invited to join our special project called ‘The Easter Mystery’. Starting this week, each child will take turns bringing home a pack to share with their families. By sharing the Easter story, we remember the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus and, as a […]
Today three teams of St. Bede’s basketballers enjoyed the prestigious Hoops4Health Tournament at the Vertu Motors Arena, the home of the Newcastle Eagles. Amazingly, one of our teams qualified for the District Grand Finals event that takes place on Friday 8th March (before & during the Eagles match against the Manchester Giants). I was firstly […]
Year 5 recently visited South Shields town centre as part of their work on settlements. Their fieldwork included comparing how some areas of the town were in the past to how they are now. Year 5 carefully completed some sensory mapping and will use this in their topic work back in school. Well done, Year […]
The Mini Vinnies hosted their first coffee morning today after Mass. The children made some delicious cakes and brought in some great prizes for the Tombola stall. After setting up the church hall in preparation for the coffee morning, the Mini Vinnies attended Mass and then were put to work! The morning was a huge […]
This week in house meetings the children thought carefully about what matters most to them. In the middle of the spiral the children wrote or drew pictures of what matters to them day to day. As they moved further out of the spiral they thought about what matters to them in the wider world. It […]
Today the children came into school wearing their own clothes to express themselves as part of Children’s Mental Health Week!
The school council have worked extremely hard this week completing a school safety map activity. The children followed a map of the school and thought about how safe they felt in each area. They coloured an area green if they always felt safe, orange if they sometimes felt safe and red if they did not […]
In the Autumn term, we asked for children to volunteer to become Mini Vinnies. We were astounded by the huge number of applications received from our KS2 children. It was so difficult to choose between the thoughtful applications of those children wanting to make a difference in their community, so, with over 40 applications, we […]