Curriculum

14Feb2020

Today, five teams of year 5 children attended a basketball tournament organised by Newcastle Eagles. Each team played five matches and many baskets were scored. Team two made it through to the knock out stage. Despite their excellent effort and attitude, they did not win. The children competed fanta

14Feb2020

The children in Year 4 have been getting creative with composition. The aim was to compose and perform a rap about bullying. The children began by creating a steady pulse using an iPad. They then digitally composed a simple melody using percussion instrument sounds over the top of their beat. Once t

14Feb2020

In preparation for making hand puppets in year 4, the children have been practicing and improving their sewing skills. They have all shown excellent concentration and determination to complete a running stitch and an overcast stitch. The first step was to be able to thread the needle and tie a knot

14Feb2020

This term in Year 2, we have been learning about Islam. We have focused on celebrations within the religion and Muslim marriages. The children enjoyed making links between their previous RE topic of Christianity, where we also looked at marriages. On Tuesday, we visited Newcastle Central Mosque to h

14Feb2020

This half term, the Year 3 children have been focusing on composition in music. They created simple tunes on the glockenspiel that included up to four different notes. The aim was to compose a tune and repeat it at least three times accurately, keeping a steady pulse. The children edited and improve