The Arts


We spent a long time designing and practising our Anglo Saxon board games so we could teach our parents during our Sharing Assembly. We spent a long time adding our Anglo Saxon art using Celtic Cross influences and knot art.


On Friday, 5G enjoyed a trip to the Hindu Temple in Newcastle.  We enjoyed listening to stories and songs by the Priest – Kirtida, she answered our questions about the origins, Gods, symbols and patterns of the Hindu faith and played us various instruments and song.  The children got the chance to


We had an amazing time visiting the Hindu Temple in Newcastle. We had lots of fun, which included trying on traditional clothes and having our hands painted. We played drums and listened to music. Kirtida, the priest, answered all our questions about Hindu beliefs and worship, and explained how Hind


On Monday the school choir spent their day at the Sage Gateshead to have their final practise for the concert which was held for the public on the evening. A truly breath-taking concert featuring 400 fantastic voices from North East Primary Schools, joined by pupils from the ‘Bommel Musical Theatr


We were lucky enough to have Clare from Chase Park come in to nursery and speak to us about mini-beasts. We talked about spiders, bees, ladybirds and much more. Then we made a bug hotel outside. A few days later we made some fat balls for the birds so that they would have something to eat over the w


5G this week got to explore Chase Park inconjunction with its relaunch, Heritage Lottery Funding and Gateshead Council. Working with local artist Sara Cooper, we made live walking maps, collected leaf samples, made rubbings, measured the trees using our arms and visited some of the features and art


As Britain fell silent at 11am on Sunday to mark 100 years since the end of World War One, so did pupils and staff from Front Street. In London the Prince of Wales lead the tributes, laying a wreath at the Cenotaph on behalf of his mother for the second year in a row; in Whickham, pupils from school


Today we talked about why so many people are wearing poppies. Some of us had some on our coats. Some of us have seen people on the telly wearing them. It was an interesting discussion. Then we made our own poppy field using the paint. Article 28.