At the end of November, KS2 worked with a worship band called Expedition. All the children enjoyed working out to ‘praise aerobics’ and singing worship songs. The children learned that prayer can happen at any time: while washing the dishes, walking the dog or when you’re doing your homework! The band helped the children to reflect and pray through song and dance. The children thoroughly enjoyed the day, as you can tell from the photos below. (Apologies for some of the blurry ones-they couldn’t stop dancing!)

Newcastle University Workshop

Last Friday, Year 5 were lucky enough to take part in a workshop ran by graduate students from Newcastle University. They took part in activities and talked about going to university – future aspirations. The ladies loved working with our class and told Miss Simblet they were a very enthusiastic group of children! We enjoyed…Continue Reading

Corpus Clay Day

Year Five are currently taking part in an exciting project with the Shipley Art Gallery in Gateshead where they are working with an artist to create their own fabulous piece of art. Today, the local artist who we are working with came to visit us at our school to start creating our pieces. We spoke…Continue Reading

Year 5 Trip to Gibside

On Monday Year 5 enjoyed a class trip to Gibside. Despite the weather we enjoyed a day full of activities and adventure. In the morning we trekked into the woods and found a clearing,  where in teams Sarah our guide challenged us to build our own shelters. We first discussed what would make a good…Continue Reading

22 Sheds

We continued with our Joseph Cornell inspired boxes this week. We collected items to complete our designs. Next week is our last session before the shop on Coatsworth Road opens this Summer to showcase our designs. The grand opening will be 31st August.    Continue Reading

Life Centre

On Tuesday we visited the life centre as part of both our Geography and Science topics. The morning session focused on our Geography topic ‘Natural Resources’ and looked in depth at plastics and recycling. We learn a lot about the composition of plastic and its many purpose and types. We then looked at the complicated…Continue Reading

22 Sheds Session 5

On Monday we continued our work on the 22 sheds project and we finally began to put together our ‘coatsworth in a box’ inspired by Cornell. We used our research from the library and our visits to the road and picked a person or shop which we were interested in. Sarah then challenged us to…Continue Reading