We learned about the themes of romance, tragedy and comedy and practised and performed parts of the play.
We had a fantastic music morning with Mrs Cronin from PocoMusic. We learned all about marching music linked to our history topic and listened to Pomp and Circumstance by Elgar and some of the Star Wars music by John Williams. We also played The Grand Old Duke of York together as an ensemble on glockenspiels.
As part of Life Skills, we planted trees, from the Woodland Trust, around school and in our wildlife garden with Mrs Wood. The trees are Rowans, Hazels and Crab Apples and we hope to attract some wonderful wildlife with their fruits. We learned how to plant and protect newly planted trees.
Article 29 Education must develop every child’s personality, talents and abilities to the full.
We had an energetic and fun session with Gemma from the school sports partnership. We learned lots of different moves including a salsa and a merengue.
Article 24 Every child has the right to the best possible health.
As part of our Life Skills topic we had a trip to the Refuse Cafe in Chester-le-Street where we learned about the link between food waste and climate change.
Rights Respecting Schools
Our Perfect Classroom
These pictures show the children creating what they thought would happen in classroom where everybody respected their rights and responsibilities. They understood that everyone has a right to be heard and to be protected from harm and to sometime relax and play!