Diary Entries

In Year 4 we have been learning about Anne Frank’s diary which she wrote whilst in hiding from the Germans during the 2nd World War. We were so moved by Anne’s story, we decided to write our own diary entries and based them on a close call when the German Army...

Fairground Ride Designers

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Easter Egg Fun

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An Exciting Easter Day!

We have had a really exciting day today! Mrs Oram asked us how we could catch the Easter Bunny if he visited school and we had such amazing ideas that we decided to set a trap to catch him.  We laid out a trail of carrots which led to a parachute trap and inside of...

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...

Terrific Tynemouth

Year 5 have loved their exciting day out!

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...

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

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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Science Week in Reception

Reception read the story 'Ida Twist the Scientist' to introduce the concept of a scientist and what their job role is. In the classroom we had our own science laboratory where we undertook different experiments and investigations. Ivan from Northumbria University,...

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Exploring Electricity

We have been conducting our own experiments, testing different materials to see whether or not electricity passes through them. We discovered some materials let electricity flow through them easily, such as copper, iron and steel. These materials are known as...

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