Archives for the month of February 2016

Book Donation | February 8, 2016

Lauren from First Class Supply with the books donated to the library
Lauren from First Class Supply with the books donated to the library.

Richard Avenue Primary was lucky enough to receive a book donation from a joint venture by First Class Supply and Seven Stories . The books where handed over by Lauren from First Class Supply and will take their place in the school library for children to rent and read.

Many thanks to both companies for their generous offer.

Hoops 4 Health | February 3, 2016

The children practicing basketball skills
The children practicing basketball skills.

Players from the basketball team, Newcastle Eagles , visited Richard Avenue to help the school learn about health and fitness, through their Hoops 4 Health initiative. The children took part in a variety of activities, including basketball skills, that teach them how to stay fit and healthy.

Some of the Newcastle Eagles players
Some of the Newcastle Eagles players.

Year 1 Local Area Walk | February 2, 2016

Year 1 children out walking
The Year 1 children on their walk.

Year 1 have been learning about homes and houses and so went on a walk around our local area to see it for themselves. The saw different types of houses and shops, Barnes Park, St Nicholas Church, Chester Road Mosque and the Royal Hospital.

Writing Week 2016 | February 1, 2016

Ian Douglas story teller and Miss Howard
Ian Douglas and Teacher Miss Howard perform a story for the Year 6 pupils.

The storyteller Ian Douglas came to visit our school to tell the children some stories as part of Writing Week 2016. He explained the traditions of story telling and the purpose of stories. In his opinion the best stories contained a mix of truth, meaning and morality.

Everyone really enjoyed his performance.