Turbo Bike

Today Marcus from cycle generation brought his turbo bike into class and we each rode for a minute, trying to go the furthest we could. To make things harder in between riding we had to answer on the spot questions about the results, including finding totals, differences, halving and dividing.

Article 13

You have the right to find out things and share what you think with others, by talking, drawing, writing or in any other way unless it harms or offends other people.

Heart and Exercise Investigations

Year 6 worked in groups to devise a question that would allow them to find out more about how exercise affects the heart rate. Questions included: Does 10 minutes of moderate exercise increase the heart rate more than 5 minutes of vigorous exercise? and Which form of exercise causes the greatest increase in heart rate – walking…Continue Reading

Athlete Visit

On Tuesday afternoon we were lucky to have Great Britain high jumper David Smith visit us here in school. Each class spent some time exercising with our athlete completing a short but exhausting circuit which featured some of the exercises David uses in training to keep his body fit and healthy. We then gathered together…Continue Reading

Operation Encompass

On Tuesday Year 5 were visited by Mr Foster from Northumbria Police who is part of Operation Encompass. He came to talk to us about healthy respectful relationships. We first described the friendships and relationships that we have and discussed the good and the bad parts about it. We then thought more deeply about why…Continue Reading

Visit to BBC Newcastle

Year 6 had an exciting visit to BBC Newcastle this week. We took part in one of their interactive tours in which you get to see the magic behind TV and radio shows. After hearing about the history of BBC Newcastle, we were given a tour around the building. During the morning, we found out…Continue Reading

Literacy Homework

Over half term Year 5 were given homework to create a dream jar based on the Big Friendly Giant’s dream jars. They could be as creative as they wanted to be with the design and they had to fill it with dreams and wishes. I was super impressed with their efforts, everyone worked very hard.…Continue Reading

Autumn Leaves

After collecting a lot of leaves in the park last week, Year 4 used oil pastels to draw them in school. I’m sure you’ll agree that the finished results are excellent! We talked about colour, shading, scale and trying to focus on the small details. We are looking forward to you seeing them on our…Continue Reading