Category Archives: Gifted & Talented

2018 week 3 in Y6…26th Jan

2018 week 3 in Y6…26th Jan

A busy and exciting week of maths began with eight of our Y5 and Y6 students taking part in a “Maths for the More Able” series of workshops at New York Primary where we explored (among other things) sequences, factors and prime numbers, 2d shape and tessellations.  Back in class, Y6 completed our work on division with many pupils scoring 100% in the end-of-unit assessment.  Towards the end of the week we enjoyed a couple of practical maths lessons investigating nets, cubes, cuboids and the volume of 3d shapes.  Maths…dull? Pah!

22nd Dec…week 15 in Y6

22nd Dec…week 15 in Y6

While the Y3 and Y4 Christmas production focused on the religious aspects of the Yuletide season, Upper Key Stage 2 pupils took a more secular look at a well-loved Christmas tradition: the pantomime.  The last week of term saw three public performances of the Y5 & Y6 Christmas production: “Cinderella and the Seven Dwarves, Hansel…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

Niamh in Y6 Delivers Lesson on Rocks to Y3!

Niamh in Y6 Delivers Lesson on Rocks to Y3!

On Friday, 16th September, Niamh (from Y6) delivered a lesson to Year 3 that she had prepared herself.  She presented her own powerpoint and brought in samples to explain that there are three main types, or classes of rock: sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous. Thank you Niamh!  We all really enjoyed this lesson and learned so…Read More

Y6 Award Winners

Y6 Award Winners

As another busy year came hurtling to the end, we had time to mark the achievements of our wonderful Y6 pupils who have now moved onto the next part of their journey at secondary school. Outstanding contributions were recognised with the presentation of awards in four categories. Well done to Holly and James for their…Read More