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Yoga Workshops

As part of our school’s drive to increase mindfulness, wellbeing, the arts and physical education, Nursery, Year 2, 3 and 4 took part in yoga workshops last week. The children and staff thoroughly enjoyed the sessions which were led by Lisa Cryer from ‘Kalma Baby’. The nursery...

Year 6 Receive Letters from their Spanish Pen Pals!

Year 6 were thrilled this morning to find out they had received a letter back from their Spanish pen pals, who they wrote to a few weeks ago. The children worked hard to decipher and translate the Spanish letter to English so that they could...

Ratio with Pancakes in Y6

This week, the children in Year 6 have been learning about ratio in maths. So today, in aid of Shrove Tuesday, they put their mathematical skills to the test with pancake ratios. For example: The ratio of flour to eggs to milk to oil is 100 : 2...

WW2 Rationing Recipes in Year 6

Year 6 have had an excellent day today using WW2 recipes to bake some delicious treats for each other. They made: An eggless fruit cake A chocolate cake Cheese scones - the favourite! Carrot cookies Whilst their group wasn't cooking, they produced some...

Year 5 Art and Sewing

Year 5 have been making some brilliant art and DT linked to their rainforest topic. They have been sewing a rainforest animal or flower and they have been drawing some rainforest animals. Well done Year 5!  ...

3D Shape Making in Year 6

Year 6 had an excellent time in maths today creating 3D shapes using cocktail sticks to represent the shapes' edges and marshmallows to represent the vertices. Some shapes were easy to create like the cube. However, some appeared to be a little bit more challenging -...

Key Stage 1 visit Linden Homes building site

Today Key Stage 1 traveled to Birtley to visit the Linden Homes building site. They all got to experience a fully working and very busy building site. On arrival, all children were given hard hats and jackets to wear for Health and Safety. Even the adults too! The...

Chinese New Year Menu – Tuesday 5th February 2019

To celebrate Chinese New Year our kitchen staff will be preparing a special menu on Tuesday 5th February 2019.                                                 School Meals are priced at £2.30 per day. Login in to pre-order your child's meal here: Live Kitchen If you would like a Live Kitchen account please send your request...

Special Lunch Menu – Thursday 17th January 2019

Our kitchen staff will be preparing a special menu to help banish those January blues on Thursday 17th January 2019. The Great 1950's Diner menu will have a delicious selection of food to choose from. If your child does not yet stay for school lunches but would...