In Reception we are very lucky to have some live caterpillars and tadpoles.   We have a range of stories and non-fiction books about them and are learning about how to look after them properly. We are observing them closely every day to see any changes that are occurring.

Spring has Sprung!

It has been a busy week in Year 2 studying animals and preparing for our imminent end of key stage assessments. Thank you to all the parent’s who attended the KS1 SAT meeting on Wednesday morning. If anyone has any questions about the upcoming assessments or would like some advice on how to help your… More

Animal Adaptation

On Friday 23rd March, Year 6 welcomed Paul and his colleague to school where they turned our classrooms into an Animal Adaptation game show; if David Attenborough did panto, that show would have been it! Classes competed with each other, thinking like scientists exploring a variety of ways in which animals adapt to their environments. Following that,… More

Pen pals in China!

Year 3 have received letters this week from their pen pals in China, they were very excited and can’t wait to write back. We will be having a lunchtime letter writing session so that the children can reply as soon as possible as their Chinese friends are very keen to hear from them. They were… More


Thank you to all of the parents who were able to join us for our celebration of all of the work we have done in Year 4 this year. All of the Year 4 staff, and Mrs Armstrong, were really proud of how clear we spoke and the variety of different performances we did throughout!

Viking Day

We had an incredible day on Tuesday, celebrating the Vikings and getting involved in a variety of activities to help us learn more about these invaders from Scandinavia. During the morning, we found out about the key events that took place in Britain during the Viking invasion and settlement. We watched historical video clips, read… More

Hatching Chicks

What an exciting start to the summer term… Penguins and Puffins have new some new arrivals! This half term we will be hatching chicks and we will be learning about life cycles and animal development. This week we have learnt about how the chick develops inside the egg. We have used key scientific vocabulary, such… More

WW1 Project share – Poppy of Honour

Thank you to all parents and carers for joining us for the project share. The children have all worked really hard and it was great to see such a variety of ideas.     Thanks also to all the adults who completed a poppy of remembrance dedicated to a soldier who died during World War… More

The Heart of the Matter

At the end of last term we had a fascinating trip to the Hancock museum, in Newcastle, to end our topic on the heart.