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.


Bridge Building Challenge!

Year 5 completed their Spring Term WOW week today. Parents were invited in to help their children in a bridge building challenge. The idea was to build the strongest possible bridge using only art straws, card and sticky tape. There were some magnificent creations!...

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Wear Walk!

Year 5 Spring term WOW week is in full swing and the children have completed two sections of the River Wear Trail. The first section was from Sunderland Marina to Southwick and the second section was from Fatfield to the Victoria Viaduct. The class have been learning...

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Year 5 WOW Week!

Year 5 WOW week began in earnest today! The children spent this morning taking part in orienteering activities linked to their work in Geography. It was a lot of fun and the class used their mapping skills very well. In the afternoon, the Sunderland Maritime Heritage...

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Super Segedunum

This week, Year 4 enjoyed a visit to the Roman Fort of Segedunum as part of our Ruthless Romans topic. We were put through our paces as Roman recruits, training to become soldiers. We also explored the ruins and found about life for soldiers living on the fort many years ago. Have a look through our pictures to see what we got up to.

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Year 6 are having climbing lessons this term at Sunderland Climbing wall.  Some of our class were a little nervous at first but now there’s no stopping us.  Some of us have climbed as high as 17 m...

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Decades Fashion Show!

Year 6 did an amazing job with their ‘Decades Fashion Show’ today.  They all thoroughly enjoyed showing off the fashions from the 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980’s.  We definitely have some supermodels in our midst! Thanks to all the parents, grandparents and family members...

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We will remember them…

To commemorate the centenary of the First World War, some of Year 6 children took part in our local Church service and our Mini Police children from Year 5 joined them in marching with the local community and laying wreathes on behalf of our school. It was an extremely moving service and we are very proud of all of the children involved.

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Amazing Attendance Awards

This half term’s 100%’s celebrated with some biscuit decoration and pumpkin carving! Miss Woods and Mrs Storey left school on Monday with blisters on their fingers from carving pumpkins. Well done to everyone and we will let you know what this half term’s 100% attendance prize will be next week!

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‘Tudor Times’ Wow Week!

Class 5RO are currently enjoying their WOW week linked to the Tudor period. On Tuesday they visited the Palace Green Library in Durham to take part in a variety of Tudor workshops. In the first session, the children got to handle real Tudor artefacts and learn what...

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Well done everyone on your fantastic effort with our Halloween Fancy Dress Day. I am sure you will agree every one looked...

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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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