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Lions of Zululand!

On Monday, Year 5 had the fantastic opportunity to see the Lions of Zululand at Hetton School. They are an educational group from South Africa who tour schools in The UK to teach about African culture. During the day, the children watched a performance by the group...

Happy Birthday Buddha!

Year 1 children celebrated the Buddha's birthday with Ross and John from the Oriental Museum in Durham.  We looked at lots of interesting artefacts and had fun guessing what they were!  We are looking forward to learning lots more about the...

Buddha’s birthday

This week, we had a fantastic time with the R.E visitors from Durham University. The children investigated a variety of Buddhist artefacts, learning more that about Buddhist faith, worship and way of life. The children listened and acted out the story of Buddha’s life and enjoyed taking part in meditation.

Catch me if you can !

To me, to you, under, over, around and through. These are the passing techniques we have been practising in PE. We are using bean bags and balls to develop our throwing and catching skills. Now that we have some sunshine  see if you can find a ball to practiseat home...

Exploring Sikhism

On Monday, we were visited by staff from Durham's Oriental Museum. They brought lots of interesting artifacts to help us explore the religion Sikhism. Everyone was fascinated and had lots of questions about what they showed us. Do you know how long the material for a...

WOW!

a Year 1 had a fantastic 'Animal Antics' WOW week which ended in welcoming parents and friends into our school.  They enjoyed looking at our work and watching our lion dance performance then they sang along to our animal...

Right, left, right, left!

Clockwise or anti-clockwise, which way are we turning? This week we have been using positional language to describe the movement of ourselves and objects. We have also used grids to give each other directions to a...

Easter Fun!

It's been a busy last week here in Nursery! We have really enjoys making Easter nests using in chocolate and shredded wheat. We took turns breaking up the shredded wheat and loved mixing in the melted chocolate. After that was all done we spooned in the mixture and...

Our Easter Story!

This week we have been writing and learning about the Easter story. We have been learning about the importance of new life. Throughout the week we have been learning about the life cycle of a chick and the flowering of different plant life in Summer. We learnt about...

Magnetic Magic

Today, Year 3 have been exploring magnets. We thought about which objects might be magnetic and then tested each object to see if our predictions were correct. We discovered that some of the magnets would hold more than one object and some magnets were so strong we...

Kodu

Year 6 have been trying out a program called 'Kodu' to write code using algorithms. It can be very complicated so, at times, we needed to de-bug our routines and improve our...

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