Curriculum

30Jun2022

In RE, we have been learning about the different festivals held in the Hindu religion.  Last Friday, the children looked at the festival of Navratri and learned that this festival celebrates good over evil. The festival of Navratri is celebrated at the end of September or the beginning of October;

30Jun2022

With lighter nights, I’m finding even more time to read at the minute and am loving the range of new books that are available in bookshops at the moment. For anybody who hasn’t ever been, Seven Stories in Newcastle is now free entry and it is a magical world of books and stories that can provide hou

24Jun2022

In our final Geography topic of the year, year 5 have been developing their map skills. The children began by consolidating what they knew about using atlases to find locations. They practiced reading the index and using the page number then simple grid coordinates to find a location. They also lear

24Jun2022

In Maths, Year Two have been learning how to tell the time. First, they learned about o’clock and half past. They were able to explain that when the minute hand points to twelve, it is o’clock, and when it points to six, it is half past, because it has moved half way around the clock. Next, it was t

24Jun2022

This week Year One have had a very special treat. They have been given the opportunity to work with a specialist gymnastics coach. Firstly, the children learnt various shapes that they would need to perform different rolls safely. The children learnt how to make a tuck shape, a pike shape and a stra

24Jun2022

This week, the boys and girls in Year 3 enjoyed a trip to Alnwick Castle. After learning about the features of a castle in class, they were all really keen to see which of these they could spot as they explored the castle and its grounds. The children were lucky enough to participate in two workshop