Author Archives: Miss R. Quinn

Newcastle United Foundation Activity Booklet

Newcastle United Foundation Activity Booklet

As may be aware, we work closely with the Newcastle United Foundation. Their fantastic coaches usually deliver physical activity and learning intervention every week across the school. To help and support us all at home, the NUF have sent us an activity booklet which is free for children to use and access. Please click this…Read More

Advent Celebrations

Advent Celebrations

Although we can’t join together in the hall, we have gathered in our classrooms to celebrate the start of Advent. Mrs Garbutt has been reminding us all about the importance of this season; we are waiting and preparing for Christmas. Our Advent wreath is an important symbol of this time and we can see it…Read More

A fantastic start in Year 6!

A fantastic start in Year 6!

Year 6 have returned to school after the half term break….with a bang! Our new topic this half term is ‘Bravery, Courage and Strength’ with a specific focus on World War Two. The children have been hooked by this topic and have been asking a wealth of challenging, inquisitive and engaging questions. In Maths, we…Read More

Year 6 CAFOD lunch 2020

Year 6 CAFOD lunch 2020

Year 6 had a great day on Friday, preparing vegetables and making soup for CAFOD Family Fast Day. This is a long standing Year 6 tradition at St Columba’s. Usually, we invite all the parents and staff to join us in the Year 6 classroom. However, this year, like many other traditions, the celebration looked…Read More

Year 5 Home Learning – 20.7.20

Year 5 Home Learning – 20.7.20

Hi Year 5! How are you all? My goodness, I can’t believe it is the Summer holidays. Today, I took down your ‘Hopes and Wishes’ balloons from the ceiling beams and it made me think about all the fun activities that we would have usually done at the end of term. Although that did make…Read More

Year 5 Home Learning – 13.7.20

Year 5 Home Learning – 13.7.20

Hello Year 5! I hope that you have all had a great week at home. What have you been up to? Mrs Carr says hello! For this week, I have included some revision in Measures (Maths) and Writing features (English). Here are your activities for this week: Year 5 Home Learning Week 6   Maths…Read More

Welcome to Reception!

Welcome to Reception!

Welcome to St. Columba’s RC Primary School. We are delighted that you and your child will be joining us in September. Under normal circumstances, we would be writing to invite you to a number of events and meetings across the summer term. However, due to the current guidelines, this is not possible at this present…Read More

Year 5 Home Learning – 6.7.20

Year 5 Home Learning – 6.7.20

Hello Year 5, I hope that you have all had a lovely week, despite the weather being a little grey and miserable. How are you all getting on at home? I am missing you all and hope that you are all happy and safe. At school this week, I have been working with some children…Read More

Year 5 Home Learning – 29.6.20

Year 5 Home Learning – 29.6.20

Hi Year 5, I hope that you have still been keeping safe and well, enjoying time with your families and working hard. Please do keep sending me your home learning, I love seeing what you have been up to. I have been really impressed with some children’s writing tasks and have loved seeing pictures of…Read More