Spelling Bee 2019

Spelling Bee 2019

Well done to everyone for taking part in our annual Spelling Bee, it was a huge success! Everyone has made super improvements but congratulations must go out to all our fabulous winners. Keep up the effort with your spellings as we are very impressed with the results....
Year 1 Castle Adventure

Year 1 Castle Adventure

As part of our History topic, Year 1 have been learning about castles. Last week we visited Newcastle Castle. We had lots of fun looking around and imagining what it would have been like to be the enemy and to break into the castle. We looked at where the drawbridge...
Sweetheart Pin Cushions

Sweetheart Pin Cushions

During World War One, soldiers often made pin cushions to send home to their wives, sweethearts and mothers.  They used beads, sequins, felt and pre-printed panels of the soldiers’ regiments. We have made our own pin cushions by sewing felt shapes together and...
Birtley Belgians

Birtley Belgians

Year 3 have been finding out about our fascinating local history.  During WW1, many Belgian refugees came to live in Birtley where they worked in the National Projectile factory making the much needed weapons.  We looked at how posters were used to persuade people to...
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