A HUGE well done to our two year 3/4 basketball teams who competed in tonight’s competition at Whickham School. Our B team came 2nd in their round robins, just missing out on the semi finals by one point!! Our A team went through to the finals and came an overall 2nd, a huge well done to you all.
This week Year 4 were involved in a Volleyball event at Whickham Comprehensive led by their young Sports Leaders. They showed the children how to hit the ball with control and accuracy. Then they were involved in an intra school competition as well as competing with other schools in the cluster.
Our Reading Champiosns visited Waterstones in the Metro Centre yesterday to meet Liam, the Children’s book expert. He was very impressed with their book reviews and was keen to hear their thoughts about the books they had read. Then he helped them to choose a new book. It was a lovely visit and
Sports leaders from Whickham Comprehensive are leading our PE sessions this half term. We soon warmed up then practise throwing and catching skills and at speed and with accuracy. Playing games involving defending enabled us to develop our skills playing in a team. Article 31,24
Our famous inventor was Thomas Edison. Do you know that he did NOT invent the lightbulb? STEM week was linked to our science curriculum on exploring circuits and switches, conductors and insulators. We also discussed dangers associated with electricity. RRSA article 19,24
Today we welcomed Miss Monica and Miss Wang to our school for the next two weeks. They will be working in 2Sand 5G. We presented them with home and away food packs. They brought us some amazing gifts too and we have even been learning some Chinese!!