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

Soft Play in Nursery

On Tuesdays we do soft play in Nursery, it is great fun! We are exploring lots of different ways to move, such as jumping and climbing over and under. We are learning to take off our own socks and shoes and talk about what happens to our bodies when we exercise - all...

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Great Fire of London Comprehension

Today Year 2 have been learning how to answer comprehension questions. We read a text about The Great Fire of London and then looked at the questions. We worked in pairs to find the answers in the text which we then highlighted before writing the answers on the sheet....

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English Definitions

In English, Year 2 have been learning about definitions. We are using lots of new words for the 1st time in our topic on The Great Fire of London. Firstly we had to match the words and pictures and then we had to work out which definition went with each word. [gallery...

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Do Sugary Drinks Effect Your Teeth?

In Science Year 4 have been investigating the effects sugary drinks have on your teeth. We set up an experiment to test different drinks and used egg shells to represent our teeth. Egg shells are a lot like tooth enamel so would give similar results. The results were...

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Strictly Come Dancing

This half term, Year 6 have been learning about dance through the ages with our dance coach. So far, we have learnt how to do the Waltz and the Charleston. We have had to think about our posture and time- keeping as well as learning all of the steps involved in each...

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