Mrs Overman and Miss Bowes

AutumnTerm 2018

Our first topic is about Newcastle and Gateshead. Soon we will be having a trip to the quayside which will include a visit to Castle Keep.

In Science we are studying rocks and soils.

Our first book in English is about a superhero called Traction Man.

In Maths we use a scheme called Abacus. As part of this we will set simple online homework once the children have settled in to their new classes.

In PE we will be playing some team games, as well as learning to play tag rugby.

In Year 3 the children begin to use our reading scheme called Accelerated Reader. The children complete an online quiz after they have read a book, which is then used to assess their comprehension skills.


Y3 EB Enjoy their Basketball Sessions

For the past 3 weeks, Y3 have have had basketball sessions from an Eagles coach. They have learnt some basic skills such as dribbling, aiming and shooting and have started playing some games.  They are making excellent progress and are having great fun along the...

Exploring Soils in Y3 EB

As part of our Science topic Rocks and Soils. we have been investigating a range of different soils. We have learned some key vocabulary such as 'top soil' 'sub soil' and 'bedrock'. This week we got our hands dirty and  explored a variety of soils including chalk...

Final Forest School

Mrs Overmans first group enjoyed their final forest School session. They built dens and shelters for their teddy bears which were fantastic. They then cooked popcorn on the campfire. What a brilliant...

Forest School with Miss Bowes class

Mr Allom has just finished the first block with the first group. They’ve had great fun, making jam, using tools, creating fabulous dens and of course enjoying camp fires. Well done...

Year 3 Forest School continues

Year 3 have enjoyed another session of Forest School today. We cut down elder and made fabulous bracelets from the wood. We also chopped and split wood using a bill hook. We finished off with a fire and toasted marshmallows.           [contact-field...

Forest School returns with jam making

Forest School will continue this year and most children will get 3 sessions at some point. We have started with Year 3 children. We had great fun this afternoon making a fire and making our own plum jam from the fantastic glut of plums on the trees in School. It was...

Empty Classroom Day in Year 3!

The marvellous weather added an extra touch to our very successful outdoor day! The children enjoyed a fashion show, playing with lego, sports games and the all important water fight! A great, wet time was had by all! (Though Mrs Etherington definitely...

Awesome Athletes

On Friday, 20 children from across key stage 2 took part in the Gateshead Athletics Festival.  It was a lovely day and the pupils were extremely well behaved and a credit to the school.  There were silver medals for Charlie Adamson and Emily Daglish and gold medals...

Science spectacular in Y3

We've had a wonderful week learning all about science! We enjoyed getting mucky with gloop, flew kites, made bridges, watched the colour of skittles spread, and had a great time when Professor Brainstorm came in to...

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