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Year 2 – Design and Build a Pirate Ship

Year 2 – Design and Build a Pirate Ship

Year 2 have had a brilliant but messy week in class building their pirate ships.

Children used plastic bottles, glitter, card, glue, plant canes, paint, rice (to stabilise the bottle) to make their ship.

Children also produced lost treasure maps and wanted posters which they then inserted into the bottles.

Heaton Space Project

Heaton Space Project

Some children from Year 5 and Year 6 took part in a project about their local area with Sean Peacock who is studying for a PhD at Newcastle University. After an initial briefing, they walked around the local area of Heaton and recorded the amount of pollution using specialist technology. The following day, they discussed their findings… Continue Reading

Shine Time Cookery

Shine Time Cookery

The children who chose to join Shine Time Cookery Club had a great time this afternoon making pitta pizzas. The children watched a short video explaining the instructions on how to make the pizza then they worked in small groups to design their own vegetarian pizza. The children first spread tomato puree on pitta bread… Continue Reading

The Three Little Pigs

Reception enjoyed the introduction to their traditional tales topic by learning about the story The Three Little Pigs. In literacy they have listened to different versions of the story, including a story read in Chinese! They have also retold the story using words and pictures. In science they have explored materials which the wolf could… Continue Reading

Remembrance Week

Remembrance Week

Year 4 have had a fantastic week learning all about Remembrance Day. We started with a fact hunt and found out some fascinating information about World War l. Children brought in amazing facts and artefacts from grandparents and great grandparents and gave super presentations. We have also made beautiful soldier silhouette cards and written creative… Continue Reading

Centenary Celebrations in Year 1

Centenary Celebrations in Year 1

Year One have been working alongside Reception this week for our Centenary Celebrations. They have been busy taking part in lots of activities all linked to World War One. The children learnt all about rationing and why it happened and were able to make their own ration books. They wrote words about the war in… Continue Reading