Modern Day Witnesses – Y6 R.E.

At the end of our Pentecost topic, we researched the lives of people who are modern day witnesses to the power of the Holy Spirit.  We discovered how their beliefs shape their own lives and the lives of others. We worked in small groups and then presented our findings to the rest of the class.…Continue Reading

First Aid

In Year 5 this half term, we were lucky enough to have a visit from St. Johns Ambulance. We discussed what we would do in an emergency situation and even got to listen to a 999 call. We were all able to spot the important pieces of information that the person had given to the…Continue Reading

French Day

We had great fun on French Day… We loved the French Café and in the afternoon we even had a go at building the Eiffel tower out of pasta and marshmallows!! Trust us it is harder than it looks!!  Continue Reading

KS2 Author

Last Week KS2 enjoyed hearing some of Stuart Reid’s latest children’s novels. Gorgeous George sounds like he gets up to some serious mischief! We even had a few cheeky monkeys of our own who got to join in on the story (including Mr. Mcclelland)  Continue Reading

Vikings

This term in Year 5, we have been learning all about The Vikings. We have looked at where they came from, where they settled and why they sometimes raided Britain. As well as this we have looked at Viking towns, Viking life and even some Viking Sagas. We were very lucky that we had Richard…Continue Reading

French Day at Corpus Christi!

Last Friday, we had a French Day at Corpus Christi. Children were invited to come to school dressed in the colours of the french flag and throughout the day each class took part in a variety of activities based on France. Our school hall was transformed into a French Café offering a selection of delicious…Continue Reading

Year 6 Visit to London

On Tuesday morning – at 6.30am – the children from Year 6 met at Newcastle Central Station  to board a fast train to London. It was an extremely busy yet fun-packed day in our capital city.  From Buckingham Palace to the Tower of London, our cameras never stopped clicking!  At a workshop in Parliament, we…Continue Reading

Bike ride around Saltwell Park

Last half term, the children worked with Alison Litherland from Sustrans to improve their cycling skills.  All of the children in the class made excellent progress and were rewarded with a certificate and medal.  This half term there was competition to see which class could travel to school the most on their bikes and scooters…Continue Reading

Healthy Eating

This half term in our science unit we have been looking at humans and animals.  We have been learning about how important it is to eat a balanced diet to stay healthy.  The children sorted a variety of foods into their food group and then talked about their own diet, how they could improve it…Continue Reading