Cross Country Final!
Well done to Olly and Verity in Year 5, who represented the Newark and Sherwood District by running in the cross country finals! They both came in the top 25 and we are very proud of you here at Abbey Gates!
Year Six Orienteering Challenge
Year 6 had the opportunity to practise their orienteering skills today. The children had great fun as they endeavoured to find the markers that had been placed at strategic points around the school grounds. They were awarded points for their map reading skills and their ability to work collaboratively as a...
Chinese lessons in Year 4!
We ar every lucky in Year 4 to have started Chinese(Mandarin) lessons with our very own Peter and William leading it. It is a fantastic opportunity for the children to learn a new language and also to celebrate a different culture within our class and within our school. Our first...
Dads, Lads and Grandads Reading Event
We invited the Dads, Lads and Grandads from the Foundation Stage and Key Stage One to a special reading event today. We read lots of wonderful stories together and the children and adults had a fabulous time sharing their love of books.
In F1 we love to learn outdoors! Today we read "The Mud Pie" and practised segmenting and blending words. We then went outside and listened carefully to instructions to make our own mud pie. We filled our bowls with mud and mixed in water and sand. Finally we patted it...
Year 2 Visit to East Midlands Airport
Year 2 had a fantastic visit to East Midlands Airport. A particular highlight was East Minilands...
Check out the fantastic photos from the National Space Centre in Leicester. The Year 5 class had a fantasitc time, as they took part in a variety of workshops including: programming their own Mars Rover and Learning about Rocket Science.
Chinese New Year
We have been learning about Chinese New Year. We read stories about how people celebrate, watched dragon and lion dances and read non-fiction texts. During trekking we used ribbons and pom poms to create our own dragon dances, focussing on different movements such as up and down, round and round...
Year 2 Penguin Research
Use these websites to research the different types of penguin! https://www.coolkidfacts.com/penguin-facts/ https://www.kidzone.ws/animals/penguins/facts10.htm http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/animals/penguin.html