Sandcastle Challenge 2017

On Friday 7th July a group of 11 children and 2 members of staff took part in the North East Sandcastle Competition. Based on a theme of Northern Inventors, the children from Y4 created an image of a light bulb, invented by Joseph Swan. Although they didn’t win the competition, the children worked exceptionally hard as a team to create the design in the one hour time limit.

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Y4 Make £5 grow

Last week Miss Anderson’s class designed, made and sold smoothies as part of the Virgin Money Make £5 Grow Project. This was a massive success and an overall profit of £160 was made which will go towards resources for the school.

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Y3 Sikh Gurdwara Visit

Y3 enjoyed a fascinating visit to the Sikh Gurdwara on Thursday July 13th. Mr Singh taught us a lot about what it means to be a Sikh and what happens inside the Gurdwara.

We are very grateful to have to received such warm hospitality and we would like to say a sincere thank you to Mr Singh and everyone who made us so welcome.

School Sports Teams and Competition Highlights

The school’s three football teams played to the best of their ability and displayed excellent sportsmanship over the season.
Year 3 and 4 played competitive tennis and finished third and fourth respectively in their South Tyneside tournaments.
Our Hi 5 teams had another excellent season. The A team won both the South Tyneside League and also the South Tyneside School Games Competition. They then came a respectable 5th in the North East finals.
Our cricket teams also had another excellent set of results in their competitions. Mortimer finished second place in the Girl’s Year 5 and 6 tournaments.

KS2 Sports Day

Despite the unseasonal weather, we managed to find a window on Thursday afternoon for KS2 Sports Day. The children had a great time competing in several different events in their House teams. We then ended the afternoon with our traditional races.