In History, Year Two have been learning about Henry VIII and Elizabeth II. To begin, the children learned all about the Henry’s family tree. The children learned that Henry VIII was never meant to be king. His older brother Arthur died in battle, so Henry became the next king of England. Next, the c


In History, Year 3 have been learning about life through the ages. First, they learned about the Stone Age and investigated artefacts from this time. The children became archaeologists and using images, discussed what the artefacts would have been used for and what they were made out of. Next, the c


Across school at the end of term, all the children take part in a quiz using the app Mentimeter.  This quizzes them on all things to do with foundation lessons such as History, Geography, Art, PE, Science and more….The classes ring out with cheers and drum rolls. The children are really used to t


This week, Year 5 have started learning about the Anglo-Saxons in History. We started the week by looking at why the Anglo-Saxons invaded Britain and where they came from.  We learnt that when they invaded Britain, they split it into seven different kingdom – one of them was Northumbria! We then ex


In History, Year Two have been learning all about The Great Fire of Gateshead. After their visit to St Mary’s Heritage Centre, the children had lots of knowledge about how and where the fire started. First, the children sequenced the events that took place on 6th October 1854. Did you know, the firs


To mark Armistice Day this year, the children have had class assemblies about Remembrance and the children in years 3, 4, 5 and 6 watched a live assembly via zoom held by the literacy trust in partnership with The British Legion . Every child in school, has also created their own poppy made from a p


This week, we were very lucky to have some parents in school for our Maths workshop. The workshop focused on activities the children can complete at home to help develop their mathematical knowledge. These included times table bingo, number bond pairs and finding doubles using playing cards. The chi


Today, Year 2 went on a trip to St Mary’s Heritage Centre in Gateshead. They learned all about The Great Fire of Gateshead. First, they learned all about the building they were standing in. St Mary’s Heritage Centre is a church that is 850 years old. It is made of stone and has stained glass windows


Over the last two weeks, the children in Year 6 have been studying the history part of our topic learning about World War Two. To begin with, the children considered the causes of the war and were surprised to learn that there were several different causes not just Hitler and Germany. Even more surp