This half-term in Design and Technology, Year 3 have been learning about Simple Machines. The six types of Simple Machines are: pulleys, levers, wheels and axles, inclined planes, wedges and screws. As part of the Year 3 Design and Technology curricululm, the children have to show that they can: follow a...
This half-term Year 3 have really enjoyed their Computing unit of Touch Typing. They have been learning which hands and fingers to use on the keyboard so that they can type quickly and efficiently. Each time the children completed an activity they would then have a second attempt at it and...
Tendayi Darikwa Inspirational Visit
A HUGE thank you to Tendayi Darikwa (F2 parent and Notts Forest Footballer!!) for talking to the children at Abbey Gates. Tendayi talked to us about his career so far, his successes and some of the difficult decisions he has had to make. We learnt all about believing in yourself...
Special Visitors: The Police
Today was another exciting day at Abbey Gates, we had some very special visitors from the Police ! Check out some photos from the Year 5 workshop and the whole school assembly.
Year 4 have become plaque detectives; identifying where they need to brush more and how much plaque we have on our teeth.
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...