After the building of the new Early Years facility, the old Children’s Centre building was demolished and the site left as an unusable patch of land in a school already short of space for children to play, especially in wet weather.
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Last year, saw pupils in the school cross-country team represent the school in both district and county finals. The Year 3 girls team won their team race when competing in our ‘Egglescliffe Families’ event, whilst individual success saw Katy Greer, Mark Walsh, Emily Eaglesham, Joe Oliver and Ryan Anscomb compete against other schools in the district race at Preston Park. Harriet Thompson’s resilience in the district event resulted in her…
Mr Yates runs football club for children in Year 2-Year 6 on a Monday after-school. The club is open to pupils of all abilities and will run throughout the year. The Year 3/4 children also have the opportunity to compete against other schools at Egglescliffe Comprehensive School each month. Our emphasis on ‘sportsmanship’ and ‘teamwork’ was rewarded last year when our team won the ‘Fair Play’ award out of six…
We embraced the celebratory spirit of the Nation and joined in with celebrations of our own for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. On the day, we made replica crowns, bounced on a castle and enjoyed some traditional British cakes. It was certainly a day which was enjoyed by all and one we won’t forget in a hurry!
In March, Year 4 and 5 pupils took part in a project to make and launch minature rockets. And to finish off, we strapped a camera to one of the rockets….
Foundation Stage children have been learning about ‘people who help us’. The children were very lucky to have a visit from the police. They had lots of fun trying on a policeman’s uniform and going inside a police car.
We had successful world book day and the children loved dressing up as their favourite book characters. Children had the opportunity to share their favourite stories with each other.
Year 1& 2 visited Tynemouth Blue Reef Aquarium. The children had the opportunity to explore sea creatures and extend their knowledge. Both classes throughly enjoyed the visit and were able to make an information booklet about sea creatures.