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Erasmus Visit to Italy

Erasmus Visit to Italy

Next week, Mr Keilty, Miss Metcalfe, Miss Monteith, Miss O’Connor and Mrs Iliadou will visit Rome to plan and prepare the next part of our Erasmus project – There’s No Planet B; Stop Climate Change. The will spend time in our Italian Partner school, observing teaching, working with children, sharing our work and discussing the…Read More

Mini Police Online Safety Assembly

Mini Police Online Safety Assembly

Our Year 5 Mini Police representatives led us in a fantastic KS2 assembly. They shared all the knowledge that they had learned from the police cadets regarding how to stay safe online, keeping private information private and being responsible technology users. Well done Mini Police!Read More

Mini Police

Mini Police

Our Mini Police representatives have been working hard! Recently, they volunteered at the Gregg’s Cancer Run: giving out medals, cheering on runners and even meeting a Stormtrooper! The children we praised for their excellent attitude and we are incredibly proud of them. In school, they took part in an internet safety lesson from Police Cadets…Read More

Playground Pledge (Recycling)

ECO Club work tirelessly to promote ‘recycling’ both at home and at school. On Wednesday evening Miss O’Connor organised a ‘Playground Pledge’ event. Parents and carers were invited to pledge that they recycle at home. The incentive for the pledge is that you are then entered into a draw to win £100 of shopping vouchers.…Read More

Erasmus + visit to Poland

Last week Miss Metcalfe, Mrs McGrady, Mrs Whitelaw and Mrs Rowan visited our partner school in Poland as part of our Erasmus + project ‘There’s No Planet B: Stop Climate Change’. During their visit they spent lots of time in school, working alongside the teachers from our other partner schools in Italy and Lithuania and…Read More

Erasmus+ visit to Poland

As you will remember from our newsletters in September and November, we are taking part in a new and exciting Erasmus project called ‘There’s no planet B; stop climate change’. This is linked to the work that the children are completing in Science and Geography over the next two years. ECO Club are also working…Read More

Our Easter Fayre

On Wednesday 5th April, ‘ECO Club’ and the ‘Friends of St. Columba’s’ held our annual ‘Easter Fayre.’ The sun was shining and spring was definitely in the air. The ‘Activity Centre’ looked amazing and on offer were beautiful cakes, teas, coffees and a chocolate tombola stall. As always our ‘Decorate an Egg’ competition was extremely…Read More

Year 2’s Police Visit

On Monday afternoon Year 2 were visited by more real life superheroes! PC MAL, PC Gary and CSO Jen came to Year 2 to tell us all about the work that they do as police officers in Wallsend. We found out about uniform, protective equipment and what it was like inside a police cell! We…Read More

‘Forest School Staff Training.’

On Monday evening the staff donned their wellies and outdoor attire to take part in exciting ‘Forest School Training’ with Miss O’Connor. (Level 3 Forest School Leader).   St Columba’s Forest School Aims To provide an opportunity for individuals to develop, to learn and to enjoy themselves. To provide a safe and non-threatening environment in…Read More

Year 2’s visit from the Fire Service

Year 2’s visit from the Fire Service

This week Year 2 welcomed a real life Superhero to our class! Neil from the Fire Service team came into school to teach us all about fire safety. During his chat, we learnt how to stay safe if there is a fire in our home. Together, we learnt the drill that we must complete if…Read More