The academic year is drawing to a close once again, and I am sure everyone is looking forward to a chance to relax and recharge this summer. It has been a very busy year for Harlow Green, with a wide range of successes having been experienced across our community, which we should all be proud of.
Every year, Gateshead School Sports Partnership host the annual School Sports Awards. This year we entered three categories with two pupils and a member of our staff! We are delighted to finally announce that they won all of their categories! It was a fantastic night at The Fed in Gateshead, enjoy
Across this term, Year 5 have been investigating programming in Scratch. Previously, the children set conditions using ‘IF, THEN, ELSE’ functions and used different true or false outcomes such as changing the colour of a sprite, changing the background and changing the size of different characters.
Hatching time came this week and the whole school got involved. It all started with chick number 1, Dave, who arrived promptly. The children took great delight in hearing the tap, tap, tap of the chicks as they start pipping from their shells. The chicks that hatch are left inside the incubator so t
The biggest win of the day was against the weather, with Harlow Green coming out as champions! After the problems of the previous day, we were basked in warm sunshine which allowed the children, from across KS1 and KS2, the opportunity to take part in a wider variety of sports events. Thanks to
As we approach the summer holidays, Years 4 and 5 had representatives in from Tyne and Wear Fire Brigade to talk about water safety and how to contact the emergency services. The children spent some time looking at risks around water and then learned about how to float to live and stay calm should
The annual Penalty Speed Challenge took place during the summer fayre, once again. There was fantastic participation with a huge amount of effort being demonstrated with an aim of winning the prize of a new football. By the end of the afternoon, there were winners in each age bracket (EYs, Key Sta
The Gateshead School Sports Partnership annual athletics festival at Gateshead International Stadium is always a highlight of the annual sporting calendar. It was another amazing day and largely dry and bright! Our team of 20 children from Years 3,4,5 and 6 raced, hurdled, jumped and threw their w
This week, the children in Year 5 had the opportunity to make some (not so tasty) alien soup as an end to our Science unit. Prior to the lesson, the children had learnt about dissolving substances and evaporation. This week, the children were introduced to the concept of separating mixed materials.
Yesterday, the Harlow Green community came together to enjoy our annual school summer fayre. Once again, the weather was glorious; the sun shone and the rain stayed away. Parents and children enjoyed having a go at traditional games such as Name the Teddy, tombola, guess the number of sweets in