World Book Day 2018

This year we decided to celebrate the ‘Bedtime Story’.  We came to school in our nightwear, dressing gowns and slippers!  We each brought in our favourite bedtime story book and a cuddly toy!  We enjoyed a day of fun activities based on books and stories.


Year One at the Castle Keep

On Tuesday 6th February Year One went on a trip to Newcastle’s castle keep. As it was a very cold and  snowy day we certainly were able to feel what it must have been like to be a soldier defending the castle from attack! We saw the great hall, the Queen’s bedroom and the very…Continue Reading

Life in the Polar Regions!

We have been investigating the cold in this Winter Weather.  We used our non-fiction collection and the internet on our laptops and ipads to ‘research’  Life in the Polar Regions.  We enjoyed creating a land of snow and ice in our classroom.  We found out lots of facts about Life in the Arctic and the…Continue Reading

Advent Activities

During Advent we have been very busy helping those in need. Our reverse Advent calendars enabled us to take 6 big  bin bags very full of gifts to ‘Changing Lives’ who support local families over Christmas. In addition to this, we have  been bringing in items of food for the Gateshead food bank.When it was…Continue Reading

Christmas Activities

We’ve been very busy making cards, calendars, decorations, wrapping presents and scattering the glitter!!  But most of all we have enjoyed Christmas themed role play!  We made a stable for Baby Jesus to be born in and dressed as Santa and the elves, made and delivered presents!Continue Reading

Fun in the Snow!

We had just been learning about the seasonal changes in Winter and wishing it would snow this year when the first flurries of this year arrived!  We rushed straight out to experience it in case it was the only snowfall this year!Continue Reading