Beamish Museum

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Where Does Chocolate Come From?

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PC Liam visits Reception!

This week we have been learning all about police officers and how they help us. PC Liam, came into school to tell us all about his job and what he does to protect the community. We tried on his uniform and talked about what equipment he carries around with him. In the...

That History Bloke Visits Year 4

On Wednesday Year 4 had a jammed packed day learning about the past. In fact it was 'pharaoh' to say it was an absolutely amazing day! Richard 'That History Bloke' came to teach us all about Ancient Egypt. Firstly, we learnt about a pharaoh and how their job was to...

Who’s been eating my porridge?

On Wednesday 3rd October it was 'No Pen Day' to celebrate Reception dressed up to retell the well known story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The children joined in with the repeated phrases, for example 'who's been sitting in my chair?' and used storybook...

Barley Mow Builders!

If you need something fixed or made look no further than Barley Mow Builders, no job is too big or too...

There’s a Boy in the Girls’ Bathroom

Year 5 have loved reading this book by Louis Sacher.  Using drama, we were able to explore different characters and events in the story. We then produced some fantastic diary entries from the perspectives of the horrible Bradley Chalkers and his new best friend Jeff...

No Pen Day Year 5

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Welcome

On behalf of all the staff, the children and Governors, I would like to warmly welcome you to Barley Mow Primary School. We are very fortunate to have a wonderful school building, which is fully accessible to all.

At Barley Mow we aim to create a happy, caring and supportive ethos in which every child is valued and given the opportunity to realise their full potential. We have high academic, social, sporting, cultural and behavioural standards and we are extremely proud of the achievements of our children.

Children are at the centre of everything we do. We aim to foster a love of learning which we hope will stay with them throughout their lives.

The family community of Barley Mow is central to our beliefs. Families and the wider community play a vital role as co-educators and we encourage close links between home and school.

I hope that through our school website, you will be able to gain an insight into our school. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to arrange a visit or gain further information.

Nicola Watson (Head Teacher)

News

Brilliant Bridges

Year 4 have worked extremely hard building their bridges this week. They used a range of tools and equipment to cut, shape and join different parts accurately in order to make a sturdy structure. They had to make careful decisions along the way in order to strengthen...

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Equal Groups

In Maths we have been learning  how to share out amounts into equal groups. We were doing really well until Mrs Oram gave us a problem where there was a bear left over. It took a lot of thinking to work out what to do with the spare bear, but Mrs Oram can't catch us...

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Physical or Human Features

In Geography we have learned to identify physical or human features. It was quite tricky at first but now we can sort the cards according to what type of feature we can see. Some children even had a print out of a map of the United Kingdom and they used that to...

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All About Animals

Our topic this term has been Animals and we have learned so much about them.  In Science we have learned about special body parts which certain animals have and why they have them. Elephants have trunks to suck up water and camels have humps on their backs to store...

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Awesome Adam Bushnell

What an amazing morning we had with Adam Bushnell, a story teller and author who visited our school.  He brought all sorts of fabulous things for us to look at including about 15 different dragons which we had never seen before! He showed us how to draw a dragon using...

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