Author Archives: Mrs K MacKenzie

Y5 Writing

Y5 Writing

Year 5 carried out some research using the internet to find out about Anglo Saxon weapons before writing their own non -chronological reports. They thought very carefully about the organisational features of their writing.

Year 5 RE

Year 5 RE

Year 5 have been learning about ‘Ourselves’ in RE. They have been exploring their unique qualities and talents alongside looking at scripture. After reading one of St Paul’s letters to the Colossians, they shared responses to questions before writing their own acrostic poems celebrating unique qualities and differences. Continue Reading

Schools 500

Schools 500

Our school entered a number of teams into the Newcastle Schools 500 Games this year and everyone who took part showed excellent commitment, determination, passion and teamwork in their sporting activities. Both of our cross country teams won medals for their team efforts, with the boys coming in first place and the girls winning silver. Two of our pupils also… Continue Reading

World Book Day 2019

World Book Day 2019

The school celebrated World Book Day this year with a bit of a difference. Instead of the traditional dress up as a book character we held a ‘vocabulary parade’ where the children could choose a word and dress up as a clue to that piece of vocabulary. After a whole school assembly, the children took part in various… Continue Reading

Dukeshouse Wood 2019

Dukeshouse Wood 2019

Year 5 had a brilliant time on their residential trip to Dukeshouse Wood in Hexham. They got wet, muddy and windswept all at the same time, but that did not stop them enjoying a fantastic array of adventurous activities. It was an excellent opportunity to build important skills such as team spirit, encouragement, communication, resilience, risk taking and challenge… Continue Reading