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Reception Christmas Party 2015

On the last day of term the EYFS team had a wonderful Christmas Party. The children met Santa and got a present from him, had a disco with a real DJ!!!!, had a visit from Spiderman and Elsa from Frozen and then some yummy food and drinks to enjoy at the end.

Everybody had a wonderful time dancing and playing the different games. Everyone also looked fantastic in their party clothes. It was a well deserved treat after the hard work from the children.

Enjoy ūüôā



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Reception’s Children in Need 2015

Today the Reception children dressed up as teachers and the teachers dressed up as children (except for one Pudsey Bear!!!!). We all looked very smart in our teacher uniform and had a great day raising money for Children in Need.

Thank you for your donations!

All Blacks Event!

On Thursday 8th October Newham Bridge Primary School had the once in a lifetime opportunity to see the All Blacks Rugby team train at Mowden Park Darlington. The children had a fantastic time hearing the All Blacks answer questions about their time in England so far and their next game which is tonight against Tonga! The children also received an autographed photo from the Rugby team. All of the children had a wonderful time and throughly enjoyed seeing the All Blacks team and local schools show off their rugby skills. A huge thanks to the staff at Mowden Park and The All Blacks team for providing this exciting opportunity. JS74030430 JS74031723 JS74031727 JS74031810 JS74031813 JS74031814 Photo 2 Photo 3 Photo 5 Photo 7 Photo 10

Reception visit Big Sheep, Little Cow in Bedale.

We had a wonderful day at the farm last week;  we held animals, fed lambs, brushed a pig (yes really!), ate ice -cream produced at the farm  and rode on the barrel train. The children behaved beautifully, we were all very proud of them.

Exciting news about our caterpillars – they have spun cocoons¬†and¬†we should have butterflies in approximately 2 weeks! We are all very excited.¬†Please look in your child’s home school learning journey book for a photo.

Now for photos of the farm.



Newham Bridge Basketball Tournament!

On 20th May 2015 Newham Bridge held their first annual basketball competition at Middlesbrough College. All teams that competed had a great afternoon, showing lots of fantastic skills and sportsmanship. The event was kindly supported by the Tees Valley Mohawkes, who helped organise the venue and provided excellent referees for the matches.

Newham Bridge entered a Y3/4 and a Y5/6 team into the event. The Y5/6 team worked extremely hard finishing a commendable 3rd overall in the competition. The Y3/4 team excelled on the day and walked away with the winning trophy! A huge well done to all who took part in the event.

Medals and trophies were supplied by

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One very sunny day we went outside to explore shadows. We all tried to come up with an interesting shape to see if we could make an interesting shadow. As you can see, we had a lot of fun making and exploring shadows. We are learning that it is our body blocking the light source (in this case the sun) that makes the shadow.

Our alien tea party

Our topic last term was ‘We are explorers’. At the start of tis term we are still ¬†‘exploring’ space, because the children have been so enthusiastic. ¬†After reading ‘Alien Tea on Planet Zum-Zee’ by Tony Mitton &Guy Parker-Rees, we decided to have our own alien tea party. The children in Reception wrote to the children in the Afternoon Nursery and invited them to our tea party. We¬†were delighted when the¬†Nursery¬†accepted. We then started¬†preparing for our party. The children wrote lists of the food that they wanted – we couldn’t manage burgers, chips and pizza, but we did make biscuits and alien jelly. The children¬†were particularly interested in the changes that happened to¬†the jelly. The day of the party arrived and we put on our alien hats and went to have some fun in the sun, we played some games and then sat down to our alien tea. Have a look how much fun we had!


North Yorkshire Moors, Danby – Educational Visit – 03.03.15

Y5 had the opportunity to visit the North Yorkshire Moors Visitor Centre in Danby to help launch our Creative Curriculum topic of Allotment. We had a fantastic time enjoying all the nature and taking part in the activities. We all learnt lots of background information to help us with our work in school, a lovely educational visit. We would like to thank all the staff at Danby for a fantastic day!

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