Nursery Class of 2019!

Congratulations to our Nursery children who graduated today!

Investigating France!

In Year 4 we have been learning all about France. By using an Atlas and going on Google Earth on the iPad we investigated which towns we could find that are in France. We filled in a map of France with what we found and also looked to see if we could find any fun...

Heart Racing Quizzes

As part of our science work, Year 6 have developed quizzes on both Powerpoint and Scratch to test our knowledge of how the heart functions.

Newsletter 11.07.19

Friday News -11.7.19

Map Reading with Year 3

Marcus from Cycling Generation, came to our class to help us read and understand maps. We looked at maps of our local area and Marcus taught us how use grid referencing, read compass directions and we even calculated how long it would take us to walk from our school...

Dogs Trust Visit

Yesterday, Year 1 and Year 2 had a special visitor in school. Katie from the Dogs Trust came into school along with her trusty sidekick Marshall. Katie told us all of the things that you need to do to look after a dog properly and to be a responsible owner. We scanned...

Dukeshouse Wood

Year 5 and 6 impressed Mrs Watson and Mrs Beattie with their amazing attitude and resilience during their recent visit to Dukeshouse Wood. Everyone got active and enjoyed a whole host of physical and daring activities, including getting covered head to toe in...

That History Bloke Visits Year 5

That History Bloke, also known as Richard, visited Year 5 and brought Ancient Greece back to life. He treat Year 5 to a fun packed morning learning about Ancient Greek life, including getting to grips with the Greek alphabet to trying on hoplite body armour and...

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

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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Y3 Visit Birtley Methodist Church

On Thursday 28th March Year 3 visited Birtley Methodist Church. We enjoyed learning about how Easter was celebrated in a Christian church. We found clues hidden inside coloured eggs to sequence and order events from the Easter story. We had fun exploring the church...

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Counties

Year 3 have been learning the names and locations of counties in England. We found out which county we live in and the names of those near to us. We talked about other counties we have visited and where in England they are...

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