Y1 Squirrel Group went to Forest School and went on a bear hunt! First, they found the bear and needed to some jobs. Some children made their own paintbrushes using sticks and grass to make a mud painting of the bear. Some children, made some delicious dinner for the bear. Finally, they made a cave for the bear to live in using canes, twigs and sticks.
To mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland we invited Mrs Gabrielle Kenneghan, an Austrian Holocaust survivor into our school to give the children in UKS2 a first hand account of her experience as a refugee and a survivor of the Holocaust. Her talk was enthralled and Year 5 and 6 were rapt to her every word. Mrs Kenneghan spoke of her own personal feeling that of how we need to promote tolerance and respect in our current soci
In Literacy today, to help us learn the new vocabulary, we created freeze frames for the new words. In groups we discussed what the words mean, created a freeze frame, and then wrote a definition for the new words.
Today the Mini Vinnies visited the SVP centre at Blackfriars to see the work they do there. We learnt all about the work they do for vulnerable people in Newcastle and the offering they give of food each week. The Mini Vinnies had the chance to talk to some of the volunteers to discuss their role in the centre and even helped served the meals! What excellent role models our Mini Vinnies are!