Minecraft Coding

To build on our basic coding skills from last half term, we have now moved onto more challenging coding techniques. Using the ‘Hour of Code’ website, we have been learning how to program sprites (characters) to complete a variety of different tasks. We have also introduced the ‘if’ command so that these sprites react to… More

Dancing to Success

It has been another productive and busy week in Year 1. The children have loved learning about the weather in the United Kingdom in our topic sessions and have been looking at the climate in different areas of the UK as well as studying seasonal changes. They have worked extremely hard to produce a detailed and informative… More

Important dates for your diary

Tuesday 4th April – Easter Curriculum Day Seahorses and a.m. Pebbles 10.00a.m.-11.30a.m. Starfish and p.m. Pebbles 1.45p.m.-3.15p.m.   Wednesday 5th April –  Signed letters must be returned for movie day   Thursday 6th April – Easter Activity Day Children do not need their reading books today.   Friday 7th April – Non Uniform and Movie… More

Important dates for your diary

The children are rising to the challenge in the last few weeks before their assessments and we know how hard they are working. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support and remind you of a few events taking place in the next few weeks. Next Wednesday 29th March… More

Week beginning 13th March 2017

In Year 1 this week we have been continuing our topic about the weather. In English we all wrote a script for our own weather forecast. We researched and prepared for this by using our skills as geographers to make and label a map of the United Kingdom. We watched the weather forecasters on the… More

Year 6 this week

Post Mock SATs Week We were extremely impressed by the attitude of all pupils last week during Mock SATs. By now, all pupils should have been given their results for the reading, SPaG and maths tests; we have been able to discuss these results with pupils and set future targets. This week we have focused… More

Year 5 visit The Blyth Academy

Yesterday children from Y5 became scientists for the morning when they visited The Blyth Academy. They had great fun working in the labs to learn about the process of polymerisation as they made their own Slime!

Lady From the Past

Today, we were visited by someone very special. Claudia, a Roman Centurion’s wife, came in and brought Roman history to life. Through dressing up and exploring artefacts, we learned more about: life as a British Romano person, the Roman army, Bath Houses and the impact that the Romans had on the world.

Maths Apps to Help at Home

Following on from last night’s parent workshop, we would like to share some of the free Apps you can download to help your child with numeracy at home. The links are highlighted in blue beneath each section.   Monster Math Monster Math is an app which allows you to customise what your child is able… More

Reading Prizes

This week, in Oystercatchers, we gave out prizes for reading. As you all know, everyone who reads 3 times or more each week receives a raffle ticket. Mr Gregory and Mrs Trueman go out and buy all kinds of different prizes to say thank you to those children who read the most. This time, we… More