As a memorial to Karen, year 2 pupils worked with OASES outdoor company to build a living willow dome on the top of the hill outside of their classroom.
Parents came to school to enjoy our year 3 pupils worship focused on Christmas.
Members of the school choir gave their Saturday morning up to represent the school in the annual NSPCC Carol concert at Durham Cathedral.
Pupils from the school enjoyed the opportunity to preform in the live nativity in Durham city centre.
Our Year 6 children sold poppies in Durham and around school, with all money going to the British Legion. This was in preparation for their Remembrance Worship on Friday 9th November.
Our green team, led by Mrs Stoker, welcomed environment scientists from Crete who helped them build their knowledge of the effect of energy wastage and carbon emitions.
Friday 12th October was our Harvest Festival in school. We managed to squeeze 450 pupils and staff in to the hall, along with a huge collection of food and donations to the People’s Kitchen.
Our Year 6 children visited Beamish Museum on Monday to learn about life as an evacuee during World War 2.
On Tuesday, 8 year five pupils visited the People’s Kitchen in Newcastle, in preparation for their worship to parents on Friday 19th October.
On Thursday, we were honoured to be visited by the Bishop of Burundi.