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In Year 2 the children have one lesson of French each week. This is delivered by a teacher from St Thomas More. This half term the children have enjoyed learning the alphabet in French.


Florence Nightingale visits Year 2

This half term Year 2 have been learning about the life of Florence Nightingale. We borrowed artefacts from a local museum and the children enjoyed guessing what each object was and what it was used for.  We then had a great workshop with a local historian – That History Bloke.  He explained what life was…Continue Reading

Year 2 Beat the Lake!

Yesterday all of the children in Year 2 took part in a sponsored run at Saltwell Park. They were raising money for those less fortunate and donating the money received to charity.  All of the children persevered and completed the challenging 5 laps around the large lake! There was a large group of parents watching…Continue Reading

Lenten Fundraising

Many thanks for all your generosity this Lent. We have raised a wonderful £560.87 The money will go to help a very local charities -Joe’s Place which supports the homeless and Elizabeth House which supports very young mothers and their babies. The children have enjoyed all the fun activities to raise the money and are…Continue Reading

Year 3 Eucharist Liturgy

Year 3 worked really hard to plan and organise a lovely liturgy to conclude their topic about the Eucharist. We gathered together around a large purple cloth on which we placed grapes and bread to represent the gifts. Article 13 “You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others,…Continue Reading

Barclays Bank

In March Year 6 were visited by some representatives of Barclays Bank. Firstly, we shared our ideas of what we enjoy spending our money on; before suggesting things that our parents have to spend money on. Unsurprisingly there was quite a difference in the results. Next we ranked cards in order of things we need the…Continue Reading


On Friday 27th January, Year 6 and some Year 5 children spent a fabulous day at the Nissan Car Plant in Sunderland. During the day, we took part in a range of activities that required us to be creative and work as part of a team. It was fun getting to know about the various…Continue Reading

Tesco Easter Visit

We enjoyed our Christmas workshop with Margaret from Tesco so much we invited her back to do do an Easter themed workshop. We looked at the history of the hot cross buns as well as looking at the ingredients- we even got to have a  taste. We then moved onto looking at the tradition of…Continue Reading


Year 6 really enjoyed learning a new game called Boccia. It is a Paralympic sport similar to bowls. Participants sit on benches and aim at a common target. It requires a great deal of patience and precision. As far as we know, it is the only sport where one of the rules states that players…Continue Reading