School Events and Visits

We aim to add extra value to the curriculum by arranging a wide variety of in- school events and external educational visits.


A day in the life of St Bede.

Today we were visited by Elizabeth Baker from Tillytoo Tales. Elizabeth told us stories about the life of St Bede; where he lived, how he looked after others and what he enjoyed doing. We also had fun making our own gingerbread monks which tasted delicious...

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Travelling Ted Project

Travelling Teddy arrived at Easington Lane Primary at the end of May. This parcel had first been to France then Portugal. Inside the parcel, alongside Ted was; a variety of brochures, a lovely bouquet of flowers, artefacts carefully wrapped in a brown parcel and Ted’s suitcase with a little sweet treat for the class. The pupils had a lot of fun investigating, exploring and learning more about Portugal and France.

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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...

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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...

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Wow Week!

Can you solve and Anglo-Saxon riddle? Do you know how to make ink? Can you win a game of Nine Men's Morris? Year 3 can! With so many new things to learn about and new skills to learn, Year 3 have been extremely busy. This week has been Wow week. Year 3 have been...

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Year 6 have taken part in Bikeability this week.  We have had a great time and learnt a lot about cycling safely.  We would like to say thank you to Barry, Steve and Vaughn for an excellent...

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Finding out about festivals

On Wednesday, we welcomed Kirtida to our school to talk to us about the Hindu Festival of Holi. Kirtida brought lots of things to show us and played us some traditional music. She even brought some traditional clothing for some children to try. Everyone really enjoyed...

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From Europe to North America in 2 days !

Wow, what a start to our journey! The intrepid explorers of year 2 have began their 7 day journey around the world. First stop Europe followed by a trans-Atlantic crossing to North America. Take a look at the fun we have...

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A Step Back in Time…

Today our classroom was filled with Anglo-Saxon artifacts! We were visited by Durham University and they brought with them lots of interesting Anglo-Saxon artifacts to help us learn more, about our current topic. Everyone spent the whole day taking part in different...

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Bible Stories

Whats so special about the Bible? This morning, the children took part in a workshop to teach the children about important stories from the bible. They learnt about the parable The Prodigal Son and The Good Samaritan. There were lots of fantastic activities including...

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RE Barnabas Day

Chris from Barnabas in Schools visited our school today. During assembly he talked to the children about the bible, told some stories and shared some songs with everyone. Children in Year 3, 4 , 5 and 6 each took part in a workshop which was based on their RE topic...

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Royal Visit

It’s not often you can say you have been in the company of royalty, but for some of our Mini Police that is exactly what they got up to on Wednesday 21st February 2018.  As many of you will have seen on TV, and local press, Prince William and Princess Kate were in...

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Northern Spire.

Year 5 visited Sunderland's newest landmark this week - the beautiful Northern Spire bridge. It was fascinating to learn about how it was built and how important it is going to be for the local area. The children learned about the many different skills needed on a...

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