Reception Update

Welcome back to everyone after the Easter break, we hope you all had a happy and healthy Easter – the children all seem to have had a bit of a growth spurt just in time for our new topic ‘Let’s Think Big!’ This week the children have been exploring our new ‘Dino Dig’ and Dinosaur explorer area. We have been …

CSI Prudhoe West!

You can imagine the Reception children’s surprise when, one morning, we came into our classroom to find it had been broken into and made a mess of. The porridge oats from the kitchen had been stolen! There was porridge everywhere, a chair was broken and lots of items had been dropped by the criminal. The children were desperate to find …

Reception World Book Day

We were wowed by the children’s costumes on World Book Day and we had a lot of fun talking about book characters that were new to us, and those we knew and loved. The Reception children were inspired to draw a self portrait wearing their costumes! Thank you for the efforts of all of our parents and carers.

Year 4 – Crystal Conundrum

On Tuesday 28th February 2017, children in Key Stage 2 were lucky enough to have a visit from Liz Bailey, maths consultant, and the Crystal Conundrum. The children received a letter from the King of Conundrum who desperately needed their help. He had dropped his magical crystal into a water fountain and needed their help to reach it. The children …

Reception Amazing Animals Topic

Amazing Animals The children enjoyed making bird food and feeders as part of our Amazing Animals topic, We are hoping to attract more birds to our outdoor area to learn more about our school outdoor environment and the animals that live there, and we have also been drawing and painting local garden birds, using our bird spotter sheets.

Reception Update

Children in Reception have thoroughly enjoyed learning all about Chinese New Year and the Year of the Rooster 2017, as part of our Amazing Animals topic. As well as making lots of crafts such as Chinese lanterns, puppets and masks, we wrote about the story of Chinese New Year; learned about ordinal numbers from the animal race; talked about¬†the different …

Year 2 Update

Children in Year 2 have been very lucky to work with Chris Connaughton, an actor and writer that specialises in creative writing, Chris inspires and engages the children using drama, expressive language, description and actions. The children listened to many stories told by Chris and in particular the traditional tale ‘The Firebird.’ The children then pretended to be characters from …