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.
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.
This week in Year 2, we had the fantastic opportunity to visit the Discovery Museum and take part in a workshop all about the Great Fire of Gateshead and Newcastle. The children learnt lots of interesting facts about the Great Fire of Gateshead and Newcastle and about the Victorian times, which is w
Year 2 took a break from their construction work to create a bug hotel. Beginning in class, using leaves and sticks, the children filled small boxes. Then outside they re-purposed an old cupboard, first padding it our with dried leaves and then transferring all their houses into the wooden slots. Th
In Year 2, the pupils have been learning to exchange ten ones for a ten. This is in preparation for later this week when they apply this rule to the column method when adding. It was wonderful to see how competitive yet supportive the children were with their partner. They all had the opportun
There was some abnormal spookiness around Harlow Green this afternoon which required some investigation by our pupils. Thankfully, when the children went into lunch they saw that that there was simply a special mealtime organised by our school cooks. Decorations, music and some Halloween themed fo
Due to the kind contributions from parents and carers, we were able to collect a variety of food for Harvest. This food has now been collected by The People’s Kitchen in Newcastle to help those in need. The school received a thank you letter from The People’s Kitchen thanking us for our kind donatio
Due to the kind contributions from the Harlow Green school community, we have been able to collect a variety of food which will be shared with those in need over the cold autumn and winter months. Yesterday, members of The People’s Kitchen came to collect the items and were helped by children from o
Making tipees is a fantastic skill that encourages to children to understand strong structure. Working out how best to interlock the branches, gives stability and coverage to the outer walls of the tipee. As the children become master builders, they can develop those skills to work on a much lar