The Year 5/6 swimming team took part in the Sunderland School Swimming Finals. Well done to all of our children who swam brilliantly and showed great determination. Special mention to the boys who made the grand final of the medley relay race. Our children were superb ambassadors for our school with thanks to Mr Spoors for all he did to organise the children.
The Year 5/6 Swimming Team.
Thank you Mr Spoors!
Some of the Year 5 children at Safetyworks, Newcastle.
Year 5 enjoyed a visit out of school on Monday morning to Safetyworks in Newcastle. The children improved their knowledge in making informed life choices, where they needed to recognise key risks and dangers, and gain confidence to take actions which will reduce the risks to themselves and others. They enjoyed activities based on home safety, fire safety, road safety, internet safety and many more.
Well done Year 5!
The nursery children taking part.
On Friday 7th May, the whole school took part in our own Race for Life to support Cancer Research UK . Everyone did so well, receiving a medal and a certificate for taking part. The best bit is that, in total, we raised £839 for Cancer Research!
Well done to everyone and thank you so much for all the kind donations!
The current opening and closing times for school are as follows:
- 8.40 – The school gates will open
- 8.45 – Teachers will collect all children from the yard and bring children into school.
Closing takes place between 15:20 and 15:40 with the year groups leaving at the following times:
- 15:20 – Years 1 and 2
- 15:25 – Years 3 and 4
- 15:30 – Reception
- 15:35 – Years 5 and 6
- 15:40 – Nursery
Any questions, please contact the school.
We have provided a Remote Learning page where you can find information about how we provide remote learning, as well as get weekly worksheets for both Recption and Year 1.
Hi today we are starting a new school-wide arts project.
This is an art project for all the family to take part in. It will be a record of the unusual times that all families are living through at this time. We hope that it will be enjoyable for everyone And Lots of Families will take part.
Memory Vessels have been made throughout history. They can be made out of all sorts of bits and bobs around your home and you can cover any vessel.
What to do?
We are inviting each family to make one.
- Each family will make a very different vessel depending on the objects in their home.
- You can use all sorts of everything to make your memory vessel.
- You can use any vessel to attach your decorations to.
What you need
- You need a vessel to decorate – anything will do – an old cup ,teapot. jar, bottle or anything else.
- You will need all sorts of small items to decorate – absolutely anything!
- You will need something to attach them with – glue ,filler, tile adhesive, putty etc.
- Everyone can attach something.
- You can then store memories inside – on paper or in other ways that you wish.
- Keep your vessel for our return to school
- Photograph your vessel
- Photograph your family making the vessels.
- Email the photograph to school at firstname.lastname@example.org
- We will then send these photographs to Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens As a record of our history at this time.
We really look forward to seeing your creations. We would like as many families as possible to take part In creating a truly memorable art collection.
There is a slideshow with all this information and photos in your Google Classroom, here is a PDF version
A photo of our Wildlife Garden
Two teams from Richard Avenue entered the Y5/6 Sunderland Hockey Finals. Both teams played some excellent Hockey. They showed great skill and produced some brilliant team goals. In the end both teams won 2 matches and lost 1 in their group.
When the semi finals were drawn, the Richard Avenue teams were drawn to play each other. Not only would the winning team advance to the final, they would also progress to the Tyne and Wear Finals.
Team 1, with some fantastic goals by Mahian and Miguel, were the winners of the Semi Final match. Unfortunately they were beaten 1-0 in a tight final.
They will now represent our school and Sunderland in the Tyne and Wear Finals, where they will play the best teams from
Sunderland, Newcastle , South Tyneside, North Tyneside and Gateshead.
The Children at Penshaw Monument.
Year 5 visited Herrington Country Park to look for physical and human features as part of our Geography topic. Filling in work sheets as they went, the children spotted such features as different types of trees, hill formations, and man made features, such as the skate park. They made map drawings from different vantage points, such as the viewing deck at the park.
Later that day they visited Penshaw Tea Rooms and had a hot chocolate to warm up, followed by a climb to the top of Penshaw Monument to see the amazing view.
The Children at Herrington Country Park.