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April 2019 Newsletter

Please click on the document below for a copy of April’s newsletter. april 19 (4) Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any other way unless it harms or offends other people.

Owls learn how to be road safety aware

Article 12: you have the right to an opinion and to be listened to. Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any other way unless it harms or offends other people. Article 28: You have...

Mapping Marvels

Article 12: you have the right to an opinion and to be listened to. Article 13: You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any other way unless it harms or offends other people. Article 28: You have...

Spring has sprung in the Dragonflies!

Spring has sprung in the Dragonflies! The children have enjoyed making spring paintings, Easter craft and chocolate nests. They also spent time using  Easter props to help with their mathematical development. They explored doubling and halving and worked out simple...

The Easter Bunny Strikes again!

The Dragonflies were thrilled to receive a letter from the Easter bunny. The letter told us about clues hidden in eggs. We found the eggs and worked out the puzzle - "Look in the shed."  When we looked we found lots of Easter goodies to share. Thanks Easter bunny!...

Mapping skills with Mrs Short

Thank you to Mrs Short for a super afternoon working with the reception children and parents on mapping skills. They looked at the locality, identifying local land marks and then went on to draw their own maps. Super mapping skills everyone! Article 28    All children...

Multiskills with some of the reception children

Some of the children from the Ladybirds and the Dragonflies took part in the Gateshead multi skills event. They were brilliant showing their skills in running, jumping, throwing and negotiating spaces. Great team work! Article 29    Education should develop each...

Mr Hawdon’s morning class Easter revision.

This week our homework is as follows (5.4.19). Complete the 10 min tests as discussed in class today. Reading Plus – when and if you can Conquer Maths - when and if you can Article 28: You have the right to a good quality education. You should be encouraged to go to...

House point winners’ reward

Emeralds were the winning house this term. They enjoyed their house point rewards this afternoon. It was great to see so many board games being enjoyed. I wonder who will win next term. Article 31: You have the right to play and rest.  

Perfect Pop Art!

In Snowdrops, we love doing art. This term has been a great treat: we've spent 6 weeks studying Pop Art - a movement which began in the USA in the 1960s. Fun, quirky designs and vivid colours have been explored. Famous Pop Artists have been studied and we have used...

Snowdrops’ Easter homework

Hi Snowdrops! Just a reminder that your Easter homework is to practise times tables (Year 3: 3x, 4x and 8x; Year 4: 6x, 7x and 9x). We will have a times tables quiz in the first week back. You should also use the Spelling Menu activities we do in class to practise the...

A visit from the Easter Bunny!

The Ladybirds and Dragonflies have been very lucky today! We had a surprise visit from the Easter Bunny.  We loved searching for our eggs that the Easter Bunny had hidden! Afterwards, the Ladybirds enjoyed pretending to be little bunnies, as we sang the song 'Sleeping...

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