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...
Telling the Time

Telling the Time

This week in Maths Year 2 are learning how to tell the time. We had lots of fun this morning looking at clocks. Mrs Noakes showed us that the numbers on a clock are the same as on a number line but they are curved round into a circle. We used this information to see...
Super Swimmers

Super Swimmers

As part of the curriculum Year 3 go swimming once a week.  Some of the more advanced swimmers passed their stage one,  bronze award Rookie Lifeguard  today.  Congratulations and keep up up the great...
World Book Day 2019

World Book Day 2019

Today the whole school has celebrated World Book Day. The children came to school dressed as their favourite book character. Everyone looked amazing and we had lots of fun talking about our favourite books and stories. Year 2 children became authors for the morning...
Instructions

Instructions

Last week, Year 6 were learning how to write instructions which included features of Year 6 writing. To do this, we first followed a recipe to make Rocky Road evaluating the effectiveness of the instructions as we made them. We also used our scale reading skills to...
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