Joe Wicks

On Friday we took part in the nationwide Joe Wicks the body coach live workout session for children in need. We joined thousands of schools up and down the country to take part in a warm up and a work out session spending fifteen minutes getting our heart rates up. We really worked up a sweat, we couldn’t imagine how the person in the Pudsey suit felt.

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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.

Author Visit

On Monday, as part of the Gateshead Children’s book festival, we were lucky enough to have a published author called Chris Callaghan come into school and share with us his first novel, The great Chocoplot. When Chris read the first line of his novel “In six days there will be no more chocolate in the…Continue Reading

Open House

On Friday we visited a local shop in Low Fell called Open House which is a fantastic locally owned shop which sells a variety of ethically sourced and eco-friendly products. We spent some time looking around the shop at the products and the owner of the shop Richard spent lots of time talking to us…Continue Reading


As our topic for this term came to a close we took some time to reflect on the big question ‘What is commitment and is it important’. We planned a liturgy together, first in groups and then combined our ideas as a class to celebrate the theme of commitment and love and service to God…Continue Reading

Nursery has a shoe shop

We have a shoe shop in nursery.  There are men’s and women’s shoes, children’s shoes, baby shoes, sandals, wellies, boots and even football boots.  We talk about the different types of shoes and sort them in different ways: by colour, size, into pairs and what they are used for.  The children really enjoy trying them…Continue Reading

Nursery Musicians

This half term, we are enjoying visits from Mrs Matthieson, who is a musician.  She visits Nursery and Reception to play, sing, dance and teach us about making music.  She has lots of different instruments for us to try.  We learn to recognise, make and talk about different sounds.  Apart from being good fun, this…Continue Reading

International Children’s Day

Some of our school parliament went to the Baltic on 20th  November to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Children’s charter with other schools from the Gateshead area. They spent the day meeting people from various organisations who work to support children to receive the rights that they are entitled to. There were thought provoking…Continue Reading