A Special Storytime

A Special Storytime

Last week the Reception children had a special treat. Maria Buckley from Gateshead libraries came into school to read us a story. She read ‘The Runaway Pea’ by Kjartan Poskitt, which the children thought was fabulous. Theo said “I liked it when the...
Whatever Next

Whatever Next

Reception have been enjoying reading ‘Whatever Next’. They listened carefully to the story and discussed the main events, settings and characters.  They were then able to sequence pictures from the text and some children enjoyed using the pictures to...
Fine motor skills fun!

Fine motor skills fun!

A mixture of us from Years 4 to 6 are really enjoying the fun activities we are doing with Miss Tuart to help us to be even better hand writers. We enjoy: paper clip chain challenges; threading; picking up pom poms with lollipop sticks and much...
Year 3 English

Year 3 English

This half term, the children in Year 3 really enjoyed our ‘Sprout Boy’ unit. They all used the iPads to research facts about sprouts and all created an advert persuading people to eat...
‘Bogeymen and the Trolls’ Poetry in Year 4

‘Bogeymen and the Trolls’ Poetry in Year 4

This half term, Year 4 focused on a poem named ‘The Bogeymen and the Trolls’.  We thoroughly enjoyed reciting parts of the poem and performing to the rest of the class.  We then used the characters within the poem to write a story which included a...
Convince me!

Convince me!

Year 5 had an emotive discussion last week  in preparation for their persuasive writing task in English. This has linked beautifully with our geography topic about deforestation and the negative effects upon the Amazon Rainforest. The children then wrote a letter to...