Unfortunately, due to the school heating system not working efficiently this morning, we are sending children home at lunchtime.
We apologise for the inconvenience and will update parents with regard to school on Tuesday 11th as soon as possible.
Thank you for your understanding and patience.
In PE this half term we have been learning how to perform a routine in gymnastics.
We do forward rolls, teddy bear rolls, straddle and pike shapes then end with a balance. Here we are holding a shape for 5 seconds. There’s a lot to remember in the routine but we try our best in every lesson and we’re getting better every week!
Year 1 had a great time testing the new running track as part of Health and Wellbeing week.
We increased out heart rate and breathing by running and walking on the different coloured parts of the track. Look at us go!
Y1J were visited by the school’s liaison officer from Nexus. We had learned a lot about public transport in Geography where we looked at the local area of South Shields.
We know how to stay safe on the Metro and we learned the five golden rules.
Before half term Y1M visited Cleadon Park as part of our Science topic, seasonal changes. We looked for signs of Autumn using our expertise and checklists! Toffee got to come along too!
We spotted lots of brightly coloured leaves, conkers and berries. Here are some photographs from our visit.
Recently, children brought home leaflets for the Christmas Child Shoe Box appeal. We look forward to receiving filled shoe boxes donated to this wonderful charity.
If you are not able to fill a shoebox but would like to make a contribution towards one – please just send in the items with your child and we will fill shoe boxes with donated items.
Follow this link for ideas about what to include in your donated items.
Samaritans Purse – What Goes in My Shoebox
Pupils in Y1R have been reading a lot of books at home throughout year. Many pupils
read over 100 books!
Mr Steadman and Miss Smith have been training up our new Sports Leaders.
They will be teaching our younger children some new games, and joining in with their games too.
Some Year 1 children were on hand to help give them some practise in using their leadership skills.
Y1L loved their visit to West Boldon Lodge, First we went on a mini beast hunt in the fairy garden before going pond dipping. After lunch, we explored ‘Hollywood’ and enjoyed den building and helped Victoria build a campfire. The toasted Marshmallows were delicious!
Miss Cook came back to visit us in Year 1 after her month long visit to Kenya. She had been a volunteer teacher at a school there and wanted to share details of her fantastic experience with us. She saw zebras, elephants, giraffes, lions and hippos while on a safari there. At break times, the pupils ate cooked sweet potato or corn on the cob. Miss Cook brought a Kenyan worry doll and a Masai warrior robe to show us. Lots of our pupils seem keen on going on travel adventures just like Miss Cook.