Monthly Archives: July 2016

Year 1 2015-2016

Year 1 have had such a super year this year. They have worked incredibly hard all year and have done so well. Miss McDonnell and Mrs Weir are so proud of each and every one of them. Good luck in Year 2. You will all be fantastic!

 

Here are some of their highlights!

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Y6 last week of the year

Y6 last week of the year

Where to start?  What a week!  Phew! With the profits from our incredibly successful “Make £5 Grow” we’re going to Lazer-Quaser and Lazer Maze in South Shields on Wednesday.  We also enjoyed a Pop n Pizza picnic in the blazing heat of Tuesday afternoon, and there is still over £50 left to spend so we’re…Continue Reading

Y6 week beginning 11th July

Y6 week beginning 11th July

Y6 were honoured by a visit from Mrs Gay Kernihan on Friday who, at the start of World War Two, was a refugee from Austria, sent – alone – to England on board the Kindertransport in order to escape the Nazis.  Her fascinating talk kept Y6 spellbound for over an hour and was a wonderful…Continue Reading

Nursery trip to Wallsend Park.

Nursery had a wonderful trip to Wallsend Park. We are extremely lucky to have this park so close to our school and we all had so much fun. Many parents came along to support us on our trip and the weather was fabulous! We all played together in the sand pit area making sand castles…Continue Reading

The Outdoor Learning Environment.

The outdoor learning environment at St Columba’s continues to provide the children with many forms of active learning. Active learning readily develops the learning skills of enquiry, experiment, feedback, reflection, review and co-operative learning.       Across all key stages there is no limit to the experiences and curiosities that the outdoor environment and…Continue Reading

Year 4 trip to Alnwick Castle

Year 4 trip to Alnwick Castle

Year 4 have had a fantastic day at Alnwick Castle! After arriving we were first shown a range of both weapons and armour that were used during medieval times. We found this fascinating, especially seeing the damage done to the armour by the weapons. Our guide, Harry, then told us a bit about the castle…Continue Reading