Resilience

Y5 Kingsway

Y5 Kingsway

Year 5 enjoyed their residential trip to Kingsway in March. They participated in lots of adventurous activities including gorge walking, tree climbing and raft building. It was a great opportunity for pupils to challenge themselves and try out new activities, as well as showing excellent team building skills and encouragement for one another. We all had a great time!

Hoops4Health Winners

Hoops4Health Winners

Congratulations to our Y5 basketball team who won the regional final in the Newcastle Eagles Hoops4Health tournament. It was such an amazing opportunity to play in front of a full crowd at the Vertu Motors Arena, home to The Newcastle Eagles. All of the children displayed excellent basketball skills and sporting values. Continue Reading

Year 3 – Willy the Wimp

Year 3 – Willy the Wimp

For anti-bullying week, Year 3 children participated in a number of activities – one for each day of the week. On Friday, children read Willy the Wimp by Anthony Browne. The story is about Willy, a diminutive chimp, who wouldn’t hurt a fly. It’s no wonder the suburban gorillas call him Willy the Wimp… until… Continue Reading

Forest School

Forest School

This term Forest School has been full of activities to do with teamwork, resilience, independence, confidence & creativity. Forest School has even hosted The Romans & Ancient Greeks! All the children have worked on activities to develop trust & teamwork using blindfolds, hoops & completing scavenger hunts. Using natural materials Year 6 created scenes from… Continue Reading

Team Challenge Adventures

Team Challenge Adventures

This week, Year 6 took part in a Team Challenge Adventure Day. The day consisted of a variety of outdoor and adventurous activities which were aimed at developing teamwork and resilience in our children. Split into groups of six, the children had to work together to solve problems and complete challenges, as well as putting… Continue Reading

Year 3 – Mental Health and Wellbeing

Year 3 – Mental Health and Wellbeing

Mental Health and Well-being In class today, children looked at how our mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make healthy choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from our… Continue Reading