Girls' NE & Cumbria Rugby Tournament
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The girls played extremely well; in the first round they won 2 and drew 2. They played Workington, Teesdale, Newminster, and Dukes House. Having won their group they played the final against Netherall another Cumbrian Team, and therefore bidding for a place in the National Finals. Unfortunately the Cumbrian side were too strong and we lost by only 3 tries. Well done girls and tremendous effort.
Rugby Team: Victoria M, Lucy C, Hannah F, Jessica H, Beyonce F, Iona M, Olivia S, Olivia S, Josie L, and Jennifer T.
Proposed Academy Conversion
Further to the documents published on 16 March 2016, parents/carers are now invited to a Formal Consultation on the Proposed Conversion to a Multi-Academy Trust. Please see the letters below for further information.
Year 6 After-School Boosters
Mr Watters, Miss Johnson and Miss France are running after-school Maths and English sessions for the next few weeks for our Year 6 pupils. For your child to attend, they must sign up and return a parental permission slip (letters available from the teachers). Maths runs on a Monday evening and English on a Thursday (both 3.30pm - 4.30pm). Our Year 6 pupils are working extremely hard in the build-up to the SATs in May; we are really proud of them! Please remember to sign their 'Reward Cards' every time they use one of our recommended revision resources at home! Thanks for your on-going support.
Mr Watters and Miss Johnson
The Big Times Tables Challenge
We are very excited to launch our first 'BIG TIMES TABLES CHALLENGE' for our Year 5 pupils. From Monday, every form class in Year 5 will spend one of their form times completing mini times table challenges. Every week the percentage of correct answers in the class will be collected. Over the course of four weeks, pupils will be able to practise their times tables in their maths group and in form time. This builds us up to the final 'Big Challenge!' where pupils will really have to show off their gained knowledge and recall of multiplication facts.
The winning form class will receive a special GOLDEN TIME treat!
Open Book Evening
Open Book Evening - Thursday 21 April 2016
4.00 - 5.30pm (all year groups)
We would like to offer you the opportunity to come into school and see your child's work.
We look forward to seeing you.
Year 8 STEM Day - 19 April 2016
On Tuesday 19 April 2016, our Year 8 pupils will engage in a day of exciting STEM activities. These sessions will be led by visiting staff from Newcastle University and by our own specialist teaching staff. Sessions will include: ‘Mystery Maths’ (a problem solving development session) and Computer Science as well as exciting Maths, Design Technology and Science activities.
This cross-curricular day will immerse our Year 8 pupils in the world of STEM and will hopefully generate excitement and discussion that will translate into classroom learning over the coming half term.
We hope you agree that this day will provide a fantastic learning experience and we look forward to sharing feedback from the day!