Monthly Archives: February 2019

Y3 Science: Magnets

Y3 Science: Magnets

Last week, Y3 created their own magnet ‘Go Fish’ maths games to inspire the accurate use of the scientific vocabulary associated with magnetism: ‘force’,  ‘attract’, ‘repel’, ‘north pole’, ‘south pole’, etc.                   Continue Reading

Reception’s Church Visit

Reception’s Church Visit

Linked to our Religious topics of ‘Celebrating’ and ‘Gathering’ this term, the Reception children enjoyed a visit to St. Columba’s church. Two of our parish members Mrs Dodds and Mr Finlay helped us on our visit. Mr Finlay drove the children to the church in the minibus. There was great excitement getting out of school…Continue Reading

Y3 interview Mrs. Jordan about her pilgrimage to Lourdes

Y3 interview Mrs. Jordan about her pilgrimage to Lourdes

On 7th February, Y3 were excited to talk to Mrs. Jordan about her pilgrimage to Lourdes.  First we generated questions that we would like to ask:   Then we held our interview: We learned many things about Mrs. Jordan’s pilgrimage to Lourdes and why this spiritual journey was so important to her:          Look at…Continue Reading

RE in Nursery

In RE we have been been looking at what a ‘celebration’ is and how the parish family celebrate. What is a celebration? Why do people celebrate? Can you celebrate on your own?   We looked at photos of ourselves at our Christmas party. We noticed our special clothes, special food and the fun we  had…Continue Reading

Nursery ‘Estimation Station’

As part of our ‘Great North Maths Hub’ learning walk Nursery made an ‘Estimation Station.’ The aim was for the children to have a good guess how many things were in each container and then check by using their counting strategies. They then had to find their number on the number track. The lesson was…Continue Reading

Lego League 2019!

Lego League 2019!

A team of 11 Year 5 pupils attended the First Lego League competition. They had a fantastic day and worked incredibly well together! The team have been preparing for the competition since September – researching, building and programming! Well done team! We’re very proud of you!Continue Reading