Grangetown Primary School

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Special Events and projects

Events & Projects

September 2018 - July 2019
Date Event / Activity
Party Time and a special visitor!
Whoops a Daisy Angel!
Year 1 went to the Panto - oh yes they did!
13 December A Christmas Carol - our very special Christmas show
Year 6 are exploring our local heritage
An Elba Park adventure for Year 4!
Sep - Oct Reception are learning "All About Me"!
Sep - Oct Blast from the Past!
28 September Y6 visit Southmoor for European Day of Languages activities
27 September European Day of Languages at GPS!
27 September Year 5 singing project - getting ready for Durham Cathedral!
25 September Hit the Surf!
September 2017 - July 2018
Date  Event / Activity
17 July Grangetown's Got Talent - what a Show!
16 July Year 6 share their memories of Grangetown
16 July Meet the Year 1 Pirates!
16 July Year 6 create Sea-Less Plastic Sculpture - and put it on display!
11 July Meet our French pirates (from Year 1)
10 July The Wizard of Oz - our amazing Summer Show!
9 July Year 4 enjoy a Tall Ships play about local hero Jack Crawford
2-6 July It's Health Week at GPS!
2 July A Rock Pool Ramble for Year 2!
25 June Grangetown play at the World Cup - and reach the Semi-Final!
Reception's Hardwick Park Adventure!
June 2018 Walkwise - Year 1 are keeping safe!
Mams, dads and carers visit Year 1!
Year 6 explore the world of work, at SAFC!
Sea Less Plastic Project - a beach visit for Year 6
24 April Year 1 meet their baby chicks! 
29 March Year 2 shine in dance festival at Sunderland University
22 March We celebrate Chinese New Year
27 February Years 5 & 6 recently worked with local musician Marty Longstaff
26 Feb Our Y5 children had a great day exploring Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
23 February Year 1 were thrilled to receive a visit from two guide dogs!
22 February The children have been doing some very exciting creative work in music
12-16 February During half term, four Grangetown staff visited Nepal!
8 February Y2 enjoyed pretending they were little creatures in French!
6 February Year 2 children take part in an exciting African day
6 February It's Greek Day in Year 5!
1 February Year 1 visit the Great North Museum to view the dinosaur exhibition
1 February Year 1 visit the Great North Museum to view the dinosaur exhibition
Jan - Feb Reception had a fantastic time learning about dinosaurs
Spring Term Kensuke's Kingdom proves inspirational in Year 6
12 January Early Years had a fabulous time at the Great North Museum
11 January Year 1 decided to try and find their own dinosaur fossils
12-16 Feb During half term, four Grangetown staff visited Nepal!
6 February Y5 took part in a literacy workshop led by actor and author Chris Connaughton
January 2018 The Groovy Greeks in Class 5KM/NB
January 2018 Our Playground Buddies are doing a fab job!
January 2018 Year 3 explore the 'Tin Forest'!
January 2018 'Bright Lights, Big City' in Year 1!
23 January Year 5 wowed by Northern Spire!
January 2018 Roar Like a Dinosaur in Year 1!
January 2018 Our new Gymnastics Club for EYFS & KS1
January 2018 GPS Staff all set for Nepal adventure!
January 2018 Roaring Success - Jurassic World in Early Years!
19 January Year 6 Nissan - Monozukuri Caravan
18 January Year 1 enjoy an animal handling workshop
18 January Year 4 read the Enormous Turnip - in French!
Jan-Feb 2018 Update on Year 5's topic - The Groovy Greeks
Jan-Feb 2018 Year 4 are inspired by The Iron Man!
Jan-Feb 2018 Year 2 are 'going on Safari'!
17 January Discovery Zoo visits Early Years!
Jan-Feb 2018 Our Nursery children explore 'Jurassic World'!
October 2017 Find out how Year 1 are getting on in French
19 October Year 5 enjoy a Space-themed day!
19 October Year 6 travel back in time, to celebrate their topic Keep Calm and Carry On
19 October Our Harvest Festival - singing, dressing up, and a 'full house' in the Hall!
19 October Auditions held for Christmas production of 'Joseph'
19 October Year 2 had a fantastic Victorian Day
18 October A NASA astronaut visited year 1!
13 October Year 3 worked with an artist to create amazing shadow puppets
10 October We took part in #HelloYellow, to raise awareness of mental health
6 October Dear Diary - Connor writes about his day at Beamish
5 October As part of our Time Traveller’s topic, Year 2 enjoyed a trip to Beamish
Sep-Oct 2017 Read about our amazing musical activities this half-term
5 October Year 3 had a fantastic day at Broomhouse Farm
5 October Early Years had a wonderful time on their trip to Seven Stories
2 October Year 5 had a fabulous day at the Centre for Life
Sep-Oct 2017 Year 3 have been learning about 'light and dark'