Achieve Believe Enjoy
Nursery have had a very exciting STEM week alongside the rest of the school. They have been investigating lots of STEM questions, and then reporting back their findings to their friends. They have explored floating and sinking, weighing and balancing, freezing and melting, colour changing and have built numerous models and machines with our construction toys. What a lot of clever scientists and engineers we have!
Year 3 Extreme Earth topic
After decorating our volcanoes, we finished our Extreme Earth topic by using bicarbonate of soda, washing up liquid, vinegar and red food colouring to stimulate an eruption!
Year 3 and 4 worked with Simon from Newcastle University Outreach to explore music. The learnt about Dynamics, listened to music and identified instruments, and played a melody using boomwacker.
Free Verse Poetry
Year 3 have been exploring free verse poetry. We use alliteration to write our own beautiful winter poems. Here are just a few examples.
Year 4 Athletics Event
Year 4 took part in a fantastic Track and Field event at Whitley Bay High School. They competed in a variety of athletics events and represented the school extremely well.
Year 4 Ancient Egypt Topic
Year 4 had a great day out at the Great North Museum learning about Ancient Egypt.
Fire Service Visit
A fire engine visited school and Nursery were invited to take a look. They even got to have a turn of the very powerful hoses!
Yr 4 STEM Event - Bring it On
Year 4 visited the ‘Bring it On’ STEM exhibition at The Beacon of Light on Wednesday 9th October. They spent the whole day taking part in activities set up by hundreds of STEM businesses that had set up stalls. They worked their way through the different zones learning about STEM opportunities in the North East, seeing and taking part in some amazing demonstrations. An amazing, inspiring day.
The children in allotment club have worked hard this half term, gathering all the produce for harvest. They then sold this during our Harvest festival assembly and made over £242.88 for our World Vision sponsored child, Noelia.
Year 3 enjoyed a visit to Pizza Express last week as part of our 'Food, Glorious Food' topic. We became Pizzaiolos (pizza chefs!) and tasted different ingredients before making our own delicious pizzas.
Tour of Britain
We had a short walk outside of school to watch the cyclists go past during the Tour of Britain race.
Year 3 Football Tournament
A huge well done to Year 3 for winning their football tournament! They all played together as a team which helped them win every match they played!
Year 4 whole class violin lessons
Year 4 Welcome Mornings
Year 4 hosted their annual welcome morning. We enjoyed a fun STEM activity with the parents. The parents and children were challenged to create the highest structure using only lolly pop sticks and blue tac.