Detail from the Wildlife Garden.
To launch the 2014 RHS Britain in Bloom campaign and to celebrate Bloom’s golden anniversary, the school has entered this years Britain in Bloom and Sunderland in Bloom competitions.
We have a long history of horticultural awards having achieved a fantastic outcome in the 2013 awards grading us the highest ‘gold’ standard within the Northumbria area to the point where the school was included in the Sunderland City in Bloom local area judging route.
Detail from the allotment.
We haven’t rested on our laurels however and with summer slowly approaching we’ve been out re-potting and planting and watching the mature plants come into bloom bringing with them the colour of spring and summer to our already beautiful gardens.
We will fully update you with how the judging goes in time.
Detail from the Friendship Garden.
Image slideshow of Sports Day 2014.
Sports Days has taken place over the past two days for all the school. Luckily for us the rain held off and we even got some sun.
We had loads of parents in attendance to see the children take part in a bunch of fun activities such as the sack race, skipping races and the infamous egg and spoon race.
Everybody had a great time and refreshments where plentiful to keep up the energy levels. We look forward to next one.
Cragside House and Gardens.
Year 5 have been learning about the Victorians in class.
To supplement this learning they visited Cragside House and Gardens and had a wonderful and informative day exploring both the house and the grounds.
The children exploring the gardens.
Each class had a guided tour through the house, and the tour guides were very impressed by the children’s questions. The gardens were beautiful and everybody had a great time exploring the power house and the iron bridge. A stimulus for great writing once we return to school!
Please note that website had listed an upcoming inset day for the 27th June 2014. This information was incorrect and there is in fact no inset day on this date and the school is operating as normal. We apologise for any confusion.