Our Local Area

We went for a walk around our local area looking for aspects that were pleasing and things that needed some improvement.  We were disappointed to see so much grafitti and rubbish on our streets and talked about how we could make them better.  We found lots of good things though – shops, a park, a…Continue Reading

Signs of Autumn

As part of our learning about seasonal change we visited the woodland in Saltwell Park to search for signs of Autumn.  We enjoyed collecting a variety of fallen leaves, berries, conkers, nuts and seeds and back at school used them in our transient art pictures and our prints and rubbings.  We did some super number…Continue Reading

Baking Gingerbread Men!

We read the story of the Gingerbread Man then decided to bake some of our own.  We followed the recipe and decorated them with currants.  They were yummy!  One of them managed to run away and we had great fun trying to find him – while working on our positional language.  Continue Reading

Our New Reception Class!

We have welcomed 30 children into our Reception Class.  We are delighted we can all be back together again!  Mrs. Wilson is impressed with how well the new starters have settled and have adapted to their new routines.  The children have enjoyed exploring the indoor and the outdoor environment and are proud to be “Corpus…Continue Reading


STEM Careers Week This week Year 4 have been visited by members of the public who have careers involving, Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. We were first visited by Miss Jobes, an Environmental Health officer for Gateshead council. She explained how she began her education here at Corpus Christi, talked about her training and her…Continue Reading

S.T.E.M. Week visitors

This week we have some exciting visitors coming into school to talk to us about jobs requiring good skills in S.T.E.M. – science, technology, engineering and maths. Today’s visitor in Year 3 was an Environmental Health Officer. She had also attended our school as a pupil! She told us how she became an Environmental Health…Continue Reading

World Book Day

World Book Day This year for world book day we decided to embrace the message buy a book not a costume and instead of dressing up as a character from a book, we brought in our favourite book from home to share with the other children in our class. In Year 5 we had a…Continue Reading