Category Archives: PE

Which type of exercise raises your pulse rate the most?…Science in Y6…Nov 9th

Which type of exercise raises your pulse rate the most?…Science in Y6…Nov 9th

…and how long does it take for your pulse rate to return to normal after exercise?  These were the questions investigated by Y6 scientists this week.  The latter test is used by sportspeople and athletes worldwide to determine fitness levels.  According to our results, we’ve certainly got some super-fit children in the class.  Or maybe our data wasn’t as accurate as we thought…

Science, PE & Music in Y6…26th Oct

Science, PE & Music in Y6…26th Oct

We’re on to the second installment of the first Y6 science topic of the year entitled, as you know, “How To Live Longer (or die trying)”.  The children have been learning about the heart – its structure and functions – and its place in the human circulation system.  That’s the science bit.  We went in…Read More

At High Borrans with Y6…15th to 19th Oct

At High Borrans with Y6…15th to 19th Oct

A truly wonderful week was had by twenty-two intrepid adventurers when we visited High Borrans this week for the Y6 residential.  Activities were many and varied: mountain climbing, canoeing, orienteering, ghyll scrambling, caving, team building, toasting marshmallows over a camp fire, making Christmas decorations – the lot!  The children overcame every obstacle with bravery and…Read More

Iodine and Carbohydrates…Y6 Science…7th Sept

Iodine and Carbohydrates…Y6 Science…7th Sept

Hello to all our readers!  Welcome to another exciting year on the Y6 blog! No time to waste.  Even though it was the first week back, we were straight down to work with our first science topic of the year: “How to live longer (or die trying)”.  Eating the right stuff in the right proportions…Read More

2018 Week 1 in Y6 …12th Jan

2018 Week 1 in Y6 …12th Jan

Welcome to 2018.  Happy New Year to all our readers!  Phew!  What a busy start to the year!  In Y6, it was straight down to business.  In a Science topic we began last term, we’ve been learning how to live longer.  To finish off this vital module, we’ve looked at the circulation system and in…Read More

Week 11 in Y6…24th November

Week 11 in Y6…24th November

Just back from an exciting week at High Borrans in the beautiful but rain-drenched and wind-swept Lake District.  The children showed a fantastic attitude to coping with the adverse weather conditions and got fully involved with a wide range of adventurous activities: caving, mountaineering, canoeing, orienteering, cliff-scrambling and climbing.  Evening activities included games, crafts and…Read More

Welcome Back Nursery

The children have returned to Nursery full of excitement and enthusiasm! Miss O’Connor is very proud of the new children and how well they have settled in.     We have been learning each other’s names and discussing how God loves us all. The children’s handprints and photos are beautifully displayed on our RE wall.  …Read More

Basketball in Year 2

This week Year 2 were visited by some coaches from the Newcastle Eagles. We learnt all about the importance of healthy eating, drinking plenty of water and staying fit by exercising. After that we went outside to show off our basketball skills. We completed many obstacles, drills and challenges by dribbling, throwing and passing the…Read More

Hoops for Health!

Hoops for Health!

Over the past few weeks, Year 5 have been taking part in Hoops for Health training with members of the Newcastle Eagles Basketball team. On Friday, they took part in a tournament at The Lakeside Centre. There were 23 teams in total from 9 different schools. All of the children played brilliantly and really showed…Read More