In English, Year 6 have been reading the novel ‘Skellig’.  In this story, one of the main characters is home-schooled. The children have thought about what it would be like to be home-schooled and had a formal debate where they had to speak either for or against the motion.


IN Dance, Year 6 have been looking at the Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur. They have worked in groups to create their own dramatic dances which tell a lyrical dance version of the story.


The first session for the Year 6 tennis team practice took place today with the children excited and raring to go.  During the hour, there was a quick warm up with some ‘boys v girls’ dodge ball (using the sponge tennis balls) before moving onto a variety of activities which supported forehand an


Year 6 have started to play hockey during their P.E. lessons. They have been dribbling the ball, making sure that they used the correct side of the stick, and passing and stopping the ball. It is important to keep the ball under control, but when the relays started some of them forgot this and had t


In gymnastics, Year 6 have been working hard to create their own routines involving jumps, rolls and balances. Their focus has been on mirroring and matching a partner. They have had to work on different levels and try to replicate what their partner is doing.


This half term, Year 5 have been lucky enough to receive specialist basketball coaching from Anthony and Coach C from the Newcastle Eagles! Players from the team also came in to teach workshops about having a healthy body, healthy relationships and a healthy lifestyle! We had a great time, and can’t


Year 6 have started to play netball in their P.E. sessions. They have been learning the difficult art of pivoting when they catch the ball to avoid a foul for footwork. They have been able to use chest, bounce and javelin passes successfully and are beginning to think about space in small-sided game


Our tag rugby team competed in the finals of the Gateshead tournament at Blaydon Rugby Club.  They played four matches, one of which they won, one they lost and the final two were drawn. All of the children showed an amazing attitude and thoroughly enjoyed competing.  Well done everyone!


Year 6 enjoyed a sport morning at Joseph Swan Academy. The children were able to participate in table tennis, trampolining, basketball and rock climbing activities. It was lovely to see so many children having a go at something which they might not usually do.