Art Day

A whole school Art Day to produce outdoor art for the Quiet Area was greatly enjoyed by our school community this week.  We hope to have some, if not all, of the work brightening up our outdoor garden in the next few weeks.  A huge thank you to our parents, governors…

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Stepping Back in Time…

What a fabulous morning Eagles had at Scruton Station, with an amazing team of volunteers bringing our past to life for us!  From getting ourselves into character as a class from 100 years ago by dressing the part to immersing ourselves in the activities of the station, there was something…

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Armed Forces Day

Bears and Eagles had fun at Catterick Garrison this week, where they attended a gathering of Forces Children in North Yorkshire to celebrate Armed Forces Day with lots of exciting events that recognise the contribution of service men and women, past and present, within their communities. Armed Forces Day   There…

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Y6 in Edinburgh

Y6 had a fabulous time in Edinburgh, with a packed itinerary of exciting activities.  During their three days, they visited Edinburgh Castle, Dynamic Earth and The National Museum of Scotland; climbed Arthur’s Seat in the pouring rain and played rounders by Holyrood Palace in gorgeous sunshine!  They descended below the…

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Spelling Bee

This year, we have had a strong focus on our spelling work in Eagles, with 20 – 30 minutes daily of spelling and word work.    Confidence and competence with spelling has really improved and over the last few weeks, our older children have been taking part in a Spelling Bee, organised…

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Eagles at the River Swale

As part of our geography studies, Eagles spent a (very cold) day by the river Swale at Reeth.  During the day, the children had the opportunity to use their scientific knowledge to measure the river flow, and devise a fair and accurate test for this, as well as use their…

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Flat Stanley Project

This term we have joined forces with Burneston in an imaginative project which has got our children talking and writing together through the book character, Flat Stanley.  The Y2/3 classes (Bears and Kites) began by writing letters to each other and sending ‘flat friends’ to spend some time with their partners in the each…

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E-Safety Oscars

This week, Eagles held their special assembly for parents, and held an Oscar ceremony for their recently created e-safety animations. This term’s e-safety work has been based on how to stay safe on line.  The children have had a visit from our local PCSO, Heather McPherson, and a visit to…

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Waxwork Museum

The Eagles class (Y4,5 & 6) have been writing biographies of influential historical figures.  To bring our biographies to life, we invited our friends and families to visit our waxwork museum, where our historical characters sat like statues until a coin was dropped into their pot – at which point…

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#globalpal – A New International Project

There’s a lot of excitement in school right now over a little fox.  Foxy Jack is our school mascot, and he’s going on a big journey! Our school has been invited to take part in a Twitter project entitled #globalpal.  Four schools from around the globe are going to exchange…

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