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KS2 Church and School Choir 2017 | December 21, 2017

KS2 Church Choir 2017
The children of KS2 perform their Christmas Production 2017.

The children of Key Stage 2 performed their annual Christmas Nativity with carols at both St.Nicholas’ Church for Key Stage 1 children and the staff, and in our School Hall for parents and the Mayor of Sunderland.

Headteacher Karen Todd with the Mayor of Sunderland and the Consort
Headteacher Karen Todd with the Mayor of Sunderland and the Consort.

They performed beautiful renditions of a number of classic Christmas Carols and everyone in attendance seemed to have a great time.

KS2 Church Choir 2017
The children of KS2 perform their Christmas Production 2017.

Richard Avenue Primary School wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

The KS2 children of perform ‘We Wish You a Merry Christmas’.
The KS2 children of perform ‘Once in Royal David’s City’.
The KS2 children of perform ‘Trois Souris’.

Reception and Key Stage 1 Christmas Production 2017 | December 19, 2017

Reception and KS1 Christmas Production 2017
The children of Reception and KS1 perform their Christmas Production 2017.

This years Christmas production ‘Baubles’ was performed by Reception and Key Stage 1. All the children worked extremely hard and performed beautiful singing and fantastic acting to put on an amazing show for all those in attendance.

Reception and KS1 Christmas Production 2017
The children of Reception and KS1 perform their Christmas Production 2017.

We hope everyone really enjoyed it as much as we all did. Some videos of the songs performed are below.

The Reception and KS1 children of perform ‘Christmas Time is Here’.
The Reception and KS1 children of perform ‘Wake Him Up’.
The Reception and KS1 children of perform ‘Santa Claus is Coming to Town’.

Year 2 Visit the National Glass Centre | December 11, 2017

Year 2 Glass Centre Visit
The children designing a winter glass painting.

Year 2 went on a trip to the National Glass Centre. The children learnt about the materials the Glass Centre building was made from and compared this to the materials St Peter’s Church was made from. Later they designed and made their own winter glass painting and then watched a demonstration of a glass snowman being made. A fantastic days for everyone involved!

Richard Avenue School Arts Exhibition | June 12, 2017

arts exhibition

You are invited to view your child’s framed masterpiece in our arts gallery.

This exhibition takes place on the 29th and 30th June, in the school hall. Viewing is between 2.30pm and 5.30pm.

All works are for sale.

Please come and join us and celebrate your children’s art.

arts exhibition

Parent Achievement | May 22, 2017

Sonia with her son and tutors
Sonia with her son and tutors.

One of the parents of Shabad in 2C, Sonia has been attending different courses through Sunderland College. While attending her ICT class she recently entered a Competition ran by the college to produce a poster about happiness. She was picked in first place over all entrants and received a gift voucher for her achievement, presented by the colleges Vice Principle Judith Quinn.

She also has passed her ICT, English and Maths courses with the help of her tutors Judith Vasey and Zoe Hepplewhite.

Well done Sonia!

New Wear Crossing Trip | May 19, 2017

The New Wear Crossing
The New Wear Crossing.

As part of the research and understanding of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths), Year 5 wanted to find out about the jobs that are available around our local area. They were one of the first local school groups to visit the site of the New Wear Crossing, which is due to be complete in Spring 2018. While their they were given a lot of amazing facts about what it takes to complete an amazing piece of art, such as the bridge.

The children used the viewing deck to see how th work on the bridge was taking shape and saw a range of STEM workers undertaking their daily activities. The were told about the importance of the new bridge and how it is set to bring in millions in revenue to the local area.

The New Wear Crossing
The children at the New Wear Crossing.

Roker Pier Photography Competition 2016 Winner | May 15, 2017

Lucy Wall Roker Pier Photography Competition Winner
Lucy and her winning image and trophy.

The school is pleased to say that one of our children has won a regional photography competition.

Lucy Wall from Year 5 has won the Young Persons Award in the Roker Pier Photography Competition 2016. The category was for photographs taken by young people aged 16 and under.

Lucy Wall Roker Pier Photography Competition Winner
Lucy’s photograph that won her the Young Persons Award.

The judges commented that “Lucy, aged 9, captures the mouth of the river perfectly with the uncommon sight of a sailboat in the harbour. As a regular visitor to Roker Park, Lucy has titled her image ‘Spottee’s Ship at Roker Pier”.

Lucy was presented with a framed copy of her wonderful photograph as well as a trophy made out of original oak flooring, salvaged from the lighthouse during its recent restoration.

Lucy Wall Roker Pier Photography Competition Winner
Montage of Lucy’s achievement.

Well done Lucy!