Class of 2016


Light water Valley Maths Games

Following yesterdays brilliant day out at Lightwater Valley, the Bengal Tigers designed their own 'Theme Park' board games, which included many twists, turns and unexpected events, much like the rides themselves! It was great fun playing the games until I'd almost won, only to land on 'The…

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Posted by Mrs Straughan on 23 June 2017

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"We are sailing, we are sailing..."

Meet the yacht 'James Cook' and her latest crew members from our school and Hadrian Park Primary School. We all had a fantastic time sailing from North Shields to Newcastle Quayside.

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Posted by Mrs Straughan on 16 June 2017

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Coconut truffles

We had a lot of fun crushing digestive biscuits, mixing in dessicated coconut and cocoa powder, then stirring in the sticky, sweet condensed milk. Finally, a quick roll in more coconut and...voila! The mixture didn't look particularly appetising but I have it on good authority that they tasted…

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Posted by Mrs Straughan on 9 June 2017

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Science morning with our visitors

This morning, both Y6 classes welcomed our visitors from China to take part in a variety of Science and Art activities. Everyone had lots of fun experimenting and investigating in Mrs Straughan's class as well as creating 3D images with Miss Jobey. I wonder what we'll get up to…

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Posted by Mrs Straughan on 5 June 2017

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From FSU with Love!

At the end of a busy week of Y6 SAT's, imagine how delighted the children (and teachers) were to receive a delicious, homemade treat from some of the youngest children in school! A huge THANK YOU FSU, for being so thoughtful and such talented bakers...you are welcome to visit anytime!

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Posted by Mrs Straughan on 11 May 2017

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SAT's Revision

Come on Bengal Tigers...one final push with our Maths and English revision before we show everyone how hard we've been studying, how much progress we've made and how determined we are to do our best! You can do it!

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Posted by Mrs Straughan on 2 May 2017

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"White Cliffs of Dover"

The children have been thinking about why music was important during WW2 and discussing the meaning behind some of the lyrics. As a class, we attempted to play along with the chorus of 'White Cliffs of Dover' on our xylophones, although it wasn't easy, we had a good 'bash' at it! Musician of the…

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Posted by Mrs Straughan on 3 April 2017

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Celebrating the Pesach festival

The Bengal Tigers have been learning about Judaism and the story attached to their festival of Pesach (Passover). We tried to replicate a 'Seder' meal, although we didn't sample the lamb shank bone, we tasted everything else, including charoset, a mix of apples, cinnamon and nuts. You'll have to…

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Posted by Mrs Straughan on 30 March 2017

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Anyone for tennis?

The Bengal Tigers look forward to a Wednesday afternoon, especially when Mrs Trousdale and Nathan (from CCC) prepare them for Wimbledon!

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Posted by Mrs Straughan on 27 March 2017

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Builders of the Future

This week the Penguins have been very busy. We've made bread and a house for the 3 little pigs! The wolf was a bit busy so we used a hair dryer to see if the buildings could stand up to huffing and puffing. We were able to learn so much from testing our houses that were made from a variety of…

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Finger gym and 1 less

This week the penguins have been busy practising 1 more and 1 less. We had to peel our tangerines then use the number line to work out how many pieces we would have left when we ate each segment.

 

We have also been practising our finger gym activities to help us with our fine motor…

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Writing lists in the penguins

This week the Penguins were inspired by year 6. Year 6 had been working hard on their IPad presentations, they taught us how to make scones. So the Penguins decided we had to make a shopping list of ingredients and then become star bakers! Well done Year 6 and Year 1 - great team work!

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Rounders intra competition

Another opportunity for the children to compete against children from another class. 

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Five Little Ducks visited the Numbats one day...

The Numbats had a great afternoon handling, observing, sketching, researching, coding and creating presentations about magpie calling ducks. Proving you're never too old to enjoy a visit from FSUs newly hatched ducklings! They left behind one or two little 'reminders', but nothing a wipe of…

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...and relax

A HUGE congratulations to all of the children in Year 6! You should be so proud of yourselves! Your class teachers and Mrs Wells always believed that each and everyone of you would do your best...and you did! No one enjoys exams, however with the right preparation, right attitude and approach (a…

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Queen's 90th

Happy Birthday Ma'am!!!!

Love from Year 6 x

 

 

 

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SATs Revision

It's that time of year when Y6 are revising extra hard for their up-coming SATs! With only a few weeks to go, it would be fantastic if you could encourage your children to keep on top of their homework and maybe visit government websites and practice the online tests. Have a go yourselves...if…

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Easter Treats

The Possums have showed real skill and artistic flair making their Easter Cards this year. I hope you agree that they have made a lovely job when you receive them. There were some fantastic efforts in our Easter Egg competition with a huge variety of ideas, ranging from The Flower Pot Men to…

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Happy Easter from The Numbats!

An excellent afternoon has been spent expertly and excitingly creating our egg characters for tomorrow's exhibition! We are all exhausted and looking forward to our Easter holidays! Visit the photo section to have an exclusive look at our extraordinary efforts!

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Class poems

The Possums have written some amazing poems this week in English, which we are hoping to read  them aloud in the school during assembly. We have all enjoyed taking part in the Sponsored Sports Relief Event this morning. Even the Year 6 teachers managed to jog a few laps!

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Numbats go Nutty for Sports Relief!

A fantastic effort from everyone! Even Mrs. Straughan managed to run a couple of laps! 

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Science 'drop in' session

A huge thank you to those parents who came to the science 'drop in' session during STEM week! I have to say it got quite competitive at times! Look forward to seeing you all at the next session.

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Jewish Challah Bread

Jewish families bake Challah bread for special holidays and with the help of Sharon, our fantastic school cook, we have enjoyed; mixing, stirring, kneading, baking and most importantly, eating Challah bread! Delicious! Photographs of our budding Numbat chefs to follow!

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Class Debate

Our class have chosen topics that interest them to debate this week. We re-arranged the classroom with debating tables For/Against. After the arguments were heard, the class did a secret ballot giving reasons for their decision. The votes were counted and the motion was either carried or denied.…

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Persuasive Writing

We have been using all of our writing skills to try and tempt one another to buy our chocolates. We used vocabulary such as; luscious, lemon treats, delicious, dreamy delights and whole nuts embraced in smooth milk chocolate. These aren't just any old phrases, these are fantastic Numbat phrases!…

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