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.


Fantastic World Book Day bookmarks

As part of World Book Day celebrations, children took part in a competition to design a bookmark. The entries were fantastic and it was tough to decide. But here are some of the winners with their amazing bookmarks all ready to use. Hope you enjoy your prizes. Well...

World Book Day in Reception

We have really enjoyed our very busy World Book Day in Reception! We began the day by admiring each others fabulous costumes before heading into the hall for a very special assembly with Mrs King. We were great at listening to the lovely story read by the princess and...

Heart to Heart Concert at Joseph Swan

Our choir did us proud last night at the 'Heart to Heart' Concert at Joseph Swan.  The choir sang three of our own songs, as did choirs from Oakfield schools and Harlow Green.  We enjoyed listening to a wonderful band and buglers, run by Mr Miller, Head of Music at...

International day in Armstrong House

During the afternoon children from all over the school came to Mr Otterson's classroom to celebrate International Day.  Our country was Italy.  We made flags, pasta pictures and model Leaning Tower of Pisas out of spaghetti and marshmallows!  After the fun activities...

Our Learning Wall in Year 3

Our learning wall in Year 3 is an important part of our classroom. We change the display regularly and love to show off work that the children have produced! We like the children to interact with the display too, and share their ideas for others to see. As you can see...

Year 3 have been making 3D shapes.

Year 3 have enjoyed using an app on the ipads to create, print and then make 3D shapes. The nets were printed off and the children had to cut them out very carefully. They then had to fold and stick the sides together. It required some delicate handling! We learnt...

Carol Service at St. John’s Church

We finished the term with a wonderful Carol Service at St. John's Church on Friday afternoon. The KS2 children sang 6 traditional Carols beautifully and the story of Christmas was retold by Year 5 pupils, who spoke confidently and clearly. Well Done to all. Thank you...

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