First Man on the Moon

This week the Reception children have been looking back in history to discover who was the first man on the moon. We watched a video of a rocket taking off and the lunar module ‘The Eagle’ landing on the moon. We learnt that Neil Armstong was the first man...
Houses Then and Now

Houses Then and Now

The Reception children enjoyed looking at how houses have changed. They were so surprised to find out that the toilet used to be outside and that there were no TV’s!  IMG_8648 IMG_8651 IMG_8653 IMG_8840 IMG_8842 IMG_8843...
Baby talk in Nursery

Baby talk in Nursery

During the Nativity performances, nursery have hosted the creche with pleasure. We helped looked after the babies and toddlers which made us think about when we were little.  Looking at our family photographs gave us a chance to talk about our past and how we have...
Special Poppies

Special Poppies

Nursery thought about the importance of Remembrance Day by making poppy biscuits to eat.  Tommy told us that he saw some soldiers with his family and he knew why many people wore poppies. We were amazed by the knowledge of our three and four year old...
Year 2 Visit –  The Great Fire of Gateshead and Newcastle

Year 2 Visit – The Great Fire of Gateshead and Newcastle

Year 2 had a fantastic time at the Quayside learning all about the Great Fire of Gateshead and Newcastle. They learnt that the fire started in a cloth factory in Gateshead on 6th October 1854. It then spread to the warehouse next door, which contained sulphur. This...
Toys – old and new!

Toys – old and new!

As part of our History topic, Year 1 have been focusing on the difference between past and present. We had a special delivery from the Discovery Museum – a box of delights! This box was full of 21st century toys that the children were able to explore. We...