Build the Base!

Build the Base!

This week, as part of our engineering project, Mrs Hocking’s English and maths class looked at how to create the base of the windmill. We built upon our knowledge and skills gained last week to refine our structures. We used our speaking and listening, team work and...
Cracking Cricket

Cracking Cricket

As part of this half terms PE, and in preparation for an upcoming cricket festival, Year 5 have been looking at the various skills required for the sport.  Children have been developing their fielding and catching skills, then moving onto batting and bowling.  The...
Writing to Persuade!

Writing to Persuade!

Today, Mrs Hocking’s English class took their learning outside by studying the road which runs parallel to our school. We carefully thought about the risks the road brings and what we could do to help keep us safe. Watch this space for our persuasive writing!...
Engineering project off to a constructive start

Engineering project off to a constructive start

On Friday afternoon, the first of our Young Engineering lessons took place.  The children assigned themselves into different teams to construct different elements of the windmill, with a team leader and deputy also elected. Children showed great teamwork,...
‘Wind in your Sails’ @ the Nook!

‘Wind in your Sails’ @ the Nook!

Today, in conjunction with Beamish Museum, the Year 5’s launched their ‘Wind in your Sails’ project. This term-long event, involves us using K’nex equipment to create a working windmill, which will lift at least one 10p piece. We discovered how to effectively link the...
Hockey In The Hail

Hockey In The Hail

In freak weather this afternoon, the winning team from the hockey qualifier took to the pitch in North Tyneside against teams from across the county.  The children played extremely well, showing good team spirit and determination against difficult opponents and...
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