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Watch out! Tigers in Year 2!

This week Year 2 are considering how tigers in captivity may feel. Some of the children were Hot Seated as tigers while other children asked them questions. The children are using enriched vocabulary such as 'velvet pads', 'cemented cells' and 'stalking' in their...

Nursery enjoy porridge with the 3 bears.

On the last day before half term, Nursery enjoyed another day of outdoor activities. We were joined, at the end of both sessions, by the 3 bears who happily shared their porridge with us. While the porridge was cooking we listened to the story of Goldilocks and the 3...

Meet the cast…

In Mrs Ferry's English we have been using role play to learn more about the book 'Over the Steamy Swamp' by Paul Geraghty. It is a humorous book with an important message about looking after wildlife. The children have taken on the roles of narrators, actors and...

I predict…

Owls have been predicting what they think might happen next in digital literacy for Something Fishy. They worked in groups to share their thoughts and ideas. Article 1: Everyone, under 18, has the rights of the UN Convention Article 2: All children have rights. No...

Budding Attenboroughs in Tulips

Over the last few weeks, Tulips have been inspired by the great Sir David Attenborough's documentaries. We have looked at examples of his work, discussing the organisation of his documentary voice-overs, fantastic vocabulary and amazing sentence structure. Now, it's...

Football-tastic Reading Workshop

Today, Tulips took part in a challenge all about reading and football. We met staff from Gateshead Libraries, who told us more about Russia and the upcoming World Cup. We took part in competitions split into two teams, and completed a series of challenges. At the end,...

World Book Day in Mrs Hocking’s Class

Well done to everyone who came to school dressed up. A HUGE thanks to all of your parents and carers in helping us to achieve this. We were surrounded by Harry Potters, Cruella, Witches and much more! We still managed to produce some amazing writing whilst in...

World Book Day (better late than never!)

A huge thank you to everyone for getting dressed as story book characters to make our delayed World book Day a huge success. Staff from WHSmiths came into school with the 10 World Book Day books and they had brought enough copies for every child to choose 2 books! A...

World Book Day in the Ladybirds

For World Book Day the children in the Ladybirds class came in wearing their pyjamas, dressing gowns and slippers, carrying with them their favourite bed time story. This has been a day that the children have been very excited for and have been counting down the days...

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