Mrs Overman and Mrs Jobling

Summer Term 2018

This half term we will be working on extended writing based on the classic novel, The Jungle Book. Children will be encouraged to apply their writing skills more independently.

In Maths we will be focusing on: data, measures, calculations and Roman numerals.

Our Science topic is Sound, looking at how sounds are made and travel, and noise and pollution.

Our topic is The Romans. We will take our lead from the children and their interests. We are also planning a visit to Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland.

In PE, we will begin our athletics training ready for Sports Day and Glynwood Games.

We will be covering a range of Computing skills including coding, wordprocessing, data handling and graphics.


Music workshop fun!!!

Key stage 2 had a great Wednesday morning when the music workshop visited Glynwood.  The topic was Pop music through the decades.  The staff and pupils had a great time singing and dancing to songs from Elvis, the Beatles, Kylie Minogue and One...

Making Dinosaurs in Year 4

On Friday 24 May Year 4 had a messy but fun afternoon making dinosaurs using recycled materials  with their parents and carers....

Year 3 and 4 continue to enjoy science club

Some of the Year 3 and 4 children have been enjoying more of their science club sessions. Here they are today after making bubble bath and their own sherbet. Mmm, delicious. There will be 2 more sessions for this group after the...

Windy Litter Picking

Year 4 had a visit from some people who work for Gateshead Council to help the children understand how dangerous discarded cigarette end can be. We listended to and discussed a story about some shops being destroyed by fire caused by a discarded cigarette. We then...

Trumpet lessons in Year 4

Year 4 children are doing really well with their trumpet playing after almost 8 months of lessons! The children can all play several tunes and read music! Do we have a new Dizzy Gillespie in the...

Year 4 Easter boxes

Just before the Easter holidays, we made Easter boxes. We had to decorate the boxes with an Easter theme, then fold and stick them to make a box. We put two chocolate bunnies in and gave them to friends or family members as...

Science Club starts again for Year 3 and 4

As the last science club was so popular, we have decided to run another 5 after school sessions on Thursdays. Letters have been sent home already and slips should be returned as soon as possible. The dates are 9th May 16th May 23rd May 6th June 13th June

The Pied Piper Performance!

Everyone was extremely proud of all our Year 3 and Year 4 children who put on a brilliant performance of The Pied Piper on the last day of term! The hall was packed and the show was fantastic, with wonderful acting, singing and dancing! Thank you to everyone who...

Maths Calculation Booklet

Here is a booklet developed by the staff of the primary schools belonging to the Joseph Swan Cluster aimed at advising parents/ carers of the methods of calculation used in school. Maths Calculation...

Swimming Lessons

Year 4's swimming lessons start again THIS WEDNESDAY (9th January). The children are all becoming much better swimmers, and look forward to working towards their certificates and badges over the next few weeks. They wrote newpaper reports about their swimming lessons...

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