Our new school choirs first performance took place today at St Ninian’s church. This is part of an ongoing community project to help increase dementia awareness and share the energy of youth with local residents. Singing for Happiness is an initiative that aims to bring joy to those experiencing dem
Our Toddler Group had lots of fun when Mini Movers came to visit. The children and grown ups enjoyed singing, dancing and playing games. Toddler Group runs every Friday morning (term time only) in the school hall 9am until 10.30am. It is a great way to make new friends and get involved in new activi
A big thank you to everyone who has donated gifts to Mission Christmas so far. We are overwelmed by the kindness and generosity from our school community. There will be some very happy children at Christmas time. You still have time to donate a Christmas gift before the Christmas Elf comes to collec
The children and residents enjoyed learning to create marbled paper this week. Using oil based inks suspended in water, cartridge paper was laid onto the surface and peeled off, giving some really beautiful results. The paper was then dried and will be used to make Christmas decorations over the c
The heavy rain brings some advantages, the soft ground being one. Year 2 took the opportunity, before this weekends predicted cold snap, to get some daffodil bulbs in the ground. Year 6 prepared the ground and the younger children placed in the bulbs, making sure the roots were pointing down. The ch
What an incredible start to Mission Christmas! Thank you to those who have kindly donated gifts already. For any of those needing a little inspiration, please check out the gift ideas. UNICEF Article 2: All children have these rights no matter of their circumstances.
Our Rights Respecting Group have been celebrating children’s rights through joining with other Gateshead Primary Schools and their Rights Respecting Groups and celebrating World Children’s Day at the Baltic Gateshead. They designed and made a banner, learnt a Rights Respecting song, which they sang
At the beginning of the week, children received a visit from Metro Radio, to launch the Mission Christmas Appeal. The boys and girls enjoyed learning about how they can help others this Christmas and were clearly enthusiastic about supporting a local cause for children in the North East. More inform
Today, the children had a lovely surprise when they went for their lunch. The cooks had baked special Pudsey Bear biscuits and decorated the dining hall with lots of different coloured spots! Everyone enjoyed supporting Children In Need with their Pudsey Bear ears and wearing non uniform and spots.
Yesterday, our Year 5 and 6 choir visited Grace College to perform some wartime songs in a 1940s tea dance. They were joined by other local schools and residents from local care homes as well as some war veterans. The children sang songs including ‘We’ll Meet Again’ and ‘Keep the Home Fires Burning’