Music Hands workshop

Year 6 spent the day with David, a musician from Music Hands UK. They had a fantastic time learning how to use music apps to explore, create and perform. Music Hands work to engage students with the digital music revolution…and they certainly achieved this in our school.

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Athletics Festival

On Friday some children from Year 4,5 and 6 took part in the Gateshead School Sports annual athletic festival. It was a great day and the weather was glorious. The children were amazing and we managed to get into 13 semi finals. We even managed to scoop a medal in the Year 3/4 girls sprint- well…Continue Reading

Play in a Day

Year 6 really enjoyed working with Konflux Theatre Group this week. We started by thinking of ways in which teachers might move, then parents, then children. Following that we developed our own mimes to represent different locations, which the rest of the class had to guess. All of these warm-up activities helped us when we…Continue Reading


On Monday some of the children took part in a quad kids competition taking part in four activities to collect points for their teams and themselves. The events were a standing long jump, vortex howler throw, sprint and a long distance race. We all did fantastically despite the weather! We hope to put our skills…Continue Reading

Year 6 visit to Nissan

On Wednesday 5th June 2019, Year 6 enjoyed a fabulous visit to the Nissan Plant in Sunderland. The day started with a traditional Japanese Daruma opening ceremony. Mrs Blair coloured in one eye on the Daruma head before we all signed it. The head would then watch over us for the rest of the day,…Continue Reading

Year 6’s Liturgy before SATs

As we reached the final Friday before the beginning of our SATs, Year 6 gathered together with Mrs Ingle and Mrs Wright to reflect on all of our hard work. We listened to a reading from the prophet Isaiah, which assured us that God will always be with us whenever we need him. We wrote…Continue Reading

Make £1 Grow

Throughout Lent Year 6 worked hard to devise their own fundraiser. The idea was to spend no more than £1 on materials and to create a game, bake cakes or even make gifts to sell. In small groups, they shared ideas then planned their chosen enterprise. We were able to turn our classroom in to…Continue Reading

Music Workshop

KS1 and 2 enjoyed a music workshop based on the music style-Pop. We looked back at through the decades starting with the 1950’s when the pop charts began. We looked at artists, fashions and popular music from each decade. We also looked at dance moves from each era. The 1950’s introduced us to Elvis, hound…Continue Reading

Show Racism the Red Card!

Year 6 were visited by Valerie and Tina from the charity Show Racism the Red Card. Throughout the workshop we talked about the definition of racism and where it comes from. Also, the children thought about the idea of a World View and prejudicial attitudes. It was really interesting to consider the media and its affect on our thoughts:…Continue Reading