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Rainforests: Year 5 trip

Year 5 have been learning more about rainforests at Sunderland Winter Gardens and Museum. They looked around the museum and then took part in an art workshop learning how to sketch leaves and create abstract art. ...

Year 5 science trip to Emmanuel

Year 5 had a great time visiting Emmanuel College today to experience a lesson in a science lab. They learned how to be safe in a lab and how to use a Bunsen burner. ...

Dukeshouse Wood Residential Visit 2020

A huge thank you to the parent/carers that attend the Year 5 Dukeshouse Wood meeting this evening. For those that were unable to attend, I have attached the documents below for information on booking a place for your child for September 2020. Initial deposit is due...

3D Shape Making in Year 6

Year 6 had an excellent time in maths today creating 3D shapes using cocktail sticks to represent the shapes' edges and marshmallows to represent the vertices. Some shapes were easy to create like the cube. However, some appeared to be a little bit more challenging -...

Y6 Trip – The Victoria Tunnel

Year 6 had a fabulous morning visiting the Victoria Tunnel as part of their WW2 topic this term. They had the chance to go inside the tunnel (which was used as an Anderson shelter) and find out what life was like during the war -...

Special Lunch Menu – Thursday 17th January 2019

Our kitchen staff will be preparing a special menu to help banish those January blues on Thursday 17th January 2019. The Great 1950's Diner menu will have a delicious selection of food to choose from. If your child does not yet stay for school lunches but would...

What a Fabulous Day!

The children in Year 6 have had an excellent Egyptian themed day today. Dressed in their neck collars and cuffs, they have taken part in many different activities. Hieroglyphics – crack the code and bookmarks. They wrote their own God and Goddess poems using the...

Year 6 Sing Christmas Carols to the Residents of Denholm Lodge

Year 6 had an excellent morning today visiting Denholm Lodge to meet the residents and spread some festive cheer by singing some of their favourite Christmas carols! A massive thank you for having us and for our chocolate treats! We'll enjoy them through the course of...

A Well Deserved Treat

After all of their hard work during our practice SATs week, Year 6 enjoyed a well deserved treat last Friday. They were so excited and thankful to sit down, watch a film and enjoy a biscuit alongside their yummy hot chocolate filled with marshmallows. ...