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Reuse Reduce Recycle!

Class 1EK had a visit from Groundwork’s staff this week where they were able to learn more about recycling. They listened to the Charlie and Lola book, ”Look After Your Planet.” They talked about the different materials that can be recycled and opened bags of recycling in the classroom. Each child got the opportunity to choose something, describe what it was and then they had to put it in the correct recycling bin. We are recycling experts!

The street of the cup-makers…

Do you know what the street of the cup-makers is called? Year 3 do. Today we visited it as part of our Viking topic. We visited the beautiful York to explore the famous Viking city of Jorvik. We travelled by train to York and explored the city including York Minster, ...

Rainton Meadows!

Year 5 visited Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve this week to take part in activities linked to their learning in Science. During the pond dipping activity, the children used nets to carefully catch examples of the pond-life and identify it using a chart. They found...

World Cup Wonder

As part of our topic on Russia, we have been studying the countries taking part in the World Cup. Today we used atlases to identify different countries and found physical features of each one.

A Very Royal Occasion!

Year 1 children had a very busy week leading up to half term when we hosted our own royal wedding for our family and friends.  We made flags, bunting and crowns and our visitors helped make buttonholes for us all.  After the service, led by our good friend Jean, we...

Mindful moments…

While learning about the life of Buddha at the Oriental Museum in Durham, Year 2 experienced the serenity of meditation. Some of us even had a little...

Outdoor fun

As part of our Science topic on ‘Plants’ Year 1EK had the opportunity to plant their own sunflower seeds and beans. After learning more about the parts of a flowering plant, naming a range of garden plants, they were ready to get their hands messy! They began their bean diaries and they will continue to observe and record the growth of their bean on a weekly basis.

Royal Wedding celebrations!

Class 1EK and Class 1DS had a fantastic week celebrating the Royal wedding, as part of their WOW week. They were all involved in a variety of arts and crafts and they made food in preparation for the wedding breakfast.

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