Author Archives: Mrs M. Whitelaw

School Council Launch ‘Friendship Fridays’

School Council Launch ‘Friendship Fridays’

If you have a niggling worry (you may have popped one in our worry box recently…) then let us help you!  Come along to one of our Friendship Fridays every fortnight starting this Friday, January 31st from 12:30 – 1:00pm in Y3 classroom.  You will be able to share your worries and we will offer mindfulness activities and solutions to help you unburden them.

We look forward to seeing you!

Kian, Molly, Rosie, Lucy A, Rowan, Kajetan, Jessica, Sophia, Max, Amelia (Y2), Jake, Amelia (Y1), Emily and Mrs. Whitelaw

 

Y3 Investigate Numbers Like Pythagoras

Y3 Investigate Numbers Like Pythagoras

Last week, we all took part in some Pythagorean challenges and investigated square numbers, just like the ancient Greek, Pythagoras.  Following these investigations, we looked at a variety of statements by ancient Greek thinkers and had to prove whether they were correct or incorrect.  Come and take a look at our work:Read More

Y3 say ‘WeDo’ to Building Mechanisms

Y3 say ‘WeDo’ to Building Mechanisms

Year 3 have been building a series of mechanisms (gearing mechanisms, cam mechanisms, lever mechanisms, etc.) using LEGO.  They then learned how to program these mechanisms to move using WeDo.  They learned so much that they were able to apply their computing knowledge to building dancing birds, moving crocodiles, goal kickers, dancing people and drumming…Read More

Y3 Investigate like Archimedes!

Y3 Investigate like Archimedes!

As part of our Ancient Greece Creative Curriculum topic, Y3 have been learning about that great inventor, scientist, mathematician, philosopher and astronomer, Archimedes and how taking a bath led to Archimedes’ great idea – Eureka! For the story of how he used this idea to help the King of Sicily solve the problem of his…Read More

Y3 Are Someone’s Reason To Smile: Anti-Bullying Week!

Y3 Are Someone’s Reason To Smile: Anti-Bullying Week!

Our whole school held an Odd Socks day for Anti-Bullying Week on 12th November to celebrate what makes us all unique!  Year 3 also took part in #ChooseKindness with Bullying UK to help stand up to bullying.   On a video we watched we were shocked to find out that, according to the National Bullying Survey in…Read More

Meet Our School Council Members 2019-2020

Meet Our School Council Members 2019-2020

Hello everyone!  We are your new School Councillors for 2019-2020.  Thank you for your votes!   We are all committed Ambassadors of Mindfulness and are looking forward to helping you to make our great school even greater!  We are all ready to collect your suggestions on how to improve various aspects of school life and will…Read More

Y3 Tynemouth Trip!

Y3 Tynemouth Trip!

We had the most wonderful time on our trip to Tynemouth on Wednesday 10th July.  We visited the park (where the monks of Tynemouth Priory kept their gardens), North Shields Fish Quay (where we saw the superb sculpture commemorating all the fishermen lost at sea), Admiral Collingwood’s monument, Tynemouth Priory, and King Edward’s Bay.  Thank…Read More

Y3 Geography: Comparing Chile and England

Y3 Geography: Comparing Chile and England

We are very lucky that Alice in our class is from Chile and would like to say a huge thank you to her Uncle Luis for giving up his time this morning to share his knowledge about the country in which they were born.  Take a look at all the work we have been doing…Read More

Elections for School Council 2019

Elections for School Council 2019

Today Y1 to Y6 have been voting for their chosen candidates to elect as new School Council members.  Candidates delivered their manifestos very well, and class members voted for one boy and one girl to represent their class.  Watch this space for the results…      Read More