Coastguards and Lifeboats Wall of Fame!

We are very impressed with the home learning taking place! Here are a few examples. Magnificent Maths! Excellent English!     Fabulous Forest School   Super Science         

Year 2 Historians visit Beamish!

To help reinforce what we have been learning in history this half term, the year 2 history team were able to research what life was like in the past by visiting Beamish. At the start of our history lessons, we have been discussing the key history skills that we will need in order to be… More

Cross-Phase Reading Afternoon

At the end of each half term, the children at Newsham Primary are very lucky because we get the chance to read with our friends in other year groups. This half term, year 5 came to read with us in Lifeboats. When we were finished, they filled in our reading records so our adults would… More

The Dark

In English lessons over the past few weeks, we have been studying the book the Dark by Lemony Snickett. The book was gradually revealed to us after we studied the front cover and watched book trailers. Check out our reaction to the book trailers below! We asked questions about the story before finding out more about… More

Lifeboats finally Meet Conker…

This week, while we were being biologists in science and looking for signs of Autumn in the woodland walk, we finally came across Conker. He was hiding in a tree. After bringing him back into our classroom, we thought of kind and positive statements that would make Conker feel comfortable and welcome in our classroom… More

Welcome Back Year Two!

We have reached the end of a busy first week back in Year 2. Mrs Ross, Mr Gregory and the rest of the Year 2 team could not have been any prouder of how well we have all settled back into life at Newsham Primary. This week, we have: Created class rules Applied for, and… More

Coasting Sports Day!

Coastguards had a fantastic time competing in the sports day fun and it is clear we have some talented budding athletes in our midst. Everyone tried really hard. Well done Coastguards! Thank you to all the parents and carers who came along to support the children too.     Here are some photographs of the… More

Lifeboats Sports Day Success!

I could not have been prouder of how positive the children were during our Sports Day on Tuesday. Every child tried their best, supported their friends and, most importantly, had fun. This is what sport should always be about and I hope they continue to show these brilliant attributes when they move into Key Stage… More

‘Sell-ebration’ Success!

  Year 2 would like to thank all of the Key Stage 1 staff, parents and children involved in making our ‘Sell-ebration’ event such a massive event. There was a real buzz around the hall, lower deck and in the classrooms and it has helped raise an incredible total that we intend to spend on… More

African Food

This week, we have been making traditional African meals as a part of our topic on coasts. We prepared, cooked and ate sukuma wiki and and kitheri. Our teachers were incredibly proud of the fact that every child in the year group tried the food and the vast majority of us went back for seconds… More