The Game of Friendship

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What time is it?

This week year 4 have been trying really hard to read, write and convert time between analogue and digital 12 and 24 hour clocks. One of our activities was matching 24 hour clock with analogue. Next week we will be using this skills to solve lots of time problems....

Year 3 Church visit.

On Thursday 19th April, 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...

Lord Lawson Open Evening for Year 5

Multi-Skills in Year 2

This term, a special coach from Gateshead has been doing multi-skills training with Year 2 in PE.  It is very tiring but great...

Cooking with Nick the Chef

Year 2 had a fantastic morning cooking with Nick the Chef.  The children learnt about healthy food and drink.  After this the children then made a healthy Hunters Chicken meal.  The food was delicious and enjoyed by...

Spelling Bee

Year 2 have been super spellers today.  They completed different tasks that helped them prepared for their Spellathon. All of the children did an amazing job.  Well done Year...

Super Spellathon

Year 3 had an exciting morning taking part in a variety of spelling activities. We had so much fun unscrambling words,completing word searches and other fun spelling games. The morning ended with a finale with the two highest scorers from each house taking part in a...

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

Inspiring Inventions

Today, the children in Year 3 have been the inventors of tomorrow. Their imaginative designs were impressive and certainly met the criteria of The Little Inventors North 2030 challenge. The winning design was both practical and environmentally friendly. Richard’s...

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Little Inventors in Year 4

Year 4 have been extremely creative today and designed some fantastic inventions for the Little Inventors North 2030 Challenge. We tried to imagine what life might be like in the future and discussed how we might spend our time, or how we might travel. We talked about...

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Writing in Year 5

In Year Five we have been writing biographies about Michael Morpurgo. Using different sources, we found out lots of useful and interesting information about Michael’s life.  We used notes to record our research. We then wrote our biographies, thinking very carefully...

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Texan Visitors

The children at Barley Mow Primary School had some very special people come to visit.  Our very special visitors came from Texas.  We found out a lot of facts about Texas, played games, made friendship hands and at the end of the week the whole school came together in...

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Easter Competition

Year 2 have designed and made some amazing eggs for our school  Easter egg competition.   Have a look at our photos to see all of our eggs.  Each child received a chocolate bar for entering and the winner received an Easter egg!  Well done...

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Wood Work

Year 4 have been very busy developing their technology skills making WW II wood models. After planning our designs we discussed safety rules and learned how to handle tools. Next we worked in teams to measure and cut the wood. A lot of concentration was certainly...

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