Children in Year 6 compete in South Tyneside’s Quadkids competition at Monkton Stadium. Every child competed in four event and worked as a team to gain as many points as possible. Children competed in the 75 metre sprint, howler throw, standing long jump and the 600 metre run. All the children demonstrated great sportsmanship and enjoyed the competition.
Year 6 took part in a number of team building activities and had go at orienteering in South Marine Park.
The sun was shining as we joined the Dragon Parade on its route through Jarrow. We all had a wonderful day. Well done to year 3 for making the dragon and everyone from St.Mary’s who turned up to help or to support us on the route.
Congratulations to our aspiring young engineers. We had some of our pupils who were shortlisted into the final of the engineering competition. The competition was called, ‘If you were an engineer what would you do?’ The children designed and wrote about something they would make. There were many fantastic ideas.
Over 37000 children entered the competition and St Mary’s have a winner!
Congratulations to Katelyn for her fantastic entry.
All children did very well, the photos show our winner and the work from all of our children who were shortlisted. We are super proud!
Children in year 6 thoroughly enjoyed their time at the gymnastic festival at Temple Park. Children participate with other schools, practicing their rolls and jumps.
In this special month of May, the children gathered to celebrate the crowning of Mary. The children reflected on Mary’s role in Jesus’ life and how important she was. We enjoyed singing hymns to celebrate and shared prayers to reflect on this special time of year. A lovely liturgy Year 3.
Today the children in Year 3 began to time events in seconds and minutes. The children practised counting to a minute with their eyes closed and realised this is actually quite difficult. The children then used stopwatches on the iPads to time themselves taking part in a range of activities. They had a great time making towers of cubes, counting to 100 and completing head, shoulders, knees and toes 20 times.
Today the children in Year 3 began to create their dragon for the festival. They each took on different roles to create the head, legs and body. The children used a range of materials and can’t wait to finish their creation next week. It looks amazing!
Today the children in Year 3 took part in a dance workshop. The children are taking part in a Dragon Festival on 27th May 2018 where the children are going to make their own dragon to parade with. The children in Year 3 were very excited when they learned that they were also going to move like a dragon. The children were taught a dance to help their movements in the parade and were then set the challenge in groups to create their own moves that they can use. We cannot wait to show off these moves in the parade and we hope lots of people are going to come and see us.
We had a really lovely day in Reception class celebrating the end of our reading week. Children brought in their favourite story books and some of our parents kindly came in to read these books to the children in class. We also enjoyed writing book reviews and dressing up as our favourite book characters.