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Gallery Archive 2015 - 2016

Look at all of the amazing things we have been
doing at St Hild's!

2015 -2016

We ended the year with another fantastic Pop UK concert

We did our rehearsal outside ...
Then the clouds got darker ...
The thunder and lightning started ...
So we all had to move inside

During the Durham Brass Festival, Les Bomb'Zatomik came into school to perform for us

We held our annual music concert - well done to all of our talented musicians

Career's Fair July 2016

We had a Career's Fair afternoon to give children opportunities to talk to people from the world of work. Children and their families were able to find out what it is like to work in the fire service, be a nurse, a hairdresser, a prison officer, a website designer, an engineer, a lecturer, work in retail or be a vet. A fun and informative afternoon was had by all. Thank you to every one who came in. 

Well done to our winning House this year - Giles.

The children had a fantastic afternoon of fun activities to celebrate their win.

A huge well done to the children who have achieved 100% attendance this year!

Celebration Assembly - well done to all of our stars!

Our Leaver's Eucharist

Healthy Lifestyles Week 2016

Sports Day 2016

Lots of parents took part in the sack race
4 brave teachers took part in the staff race
Well done to CUTHBERT HOUSE!

Year 1 and Year 2 took part in the Mini Olympics at Durham Sixth Form Centre

Year 1 and Year 2 visited Rainton Meadows. We had a great day!

PC Claire came back into school to present us with a certificate for raising a brilliant £379.50 for Paws Up. She brought Police Dog Lottie with her. Lottie and her handler have been on TV!

PC Claire brought Jet and Ben into school. She talked to us about Stranger Danger.

We completed an obstacle course to raise money for the Paws Up charity

Well done to our Belmont in Bloom art competition winners

Nursery and Reception winner
Year 1 and 2 winner
Year 3 and 4 winner
Year 5 and 6 winner
Our school was the overall winner for Year 3 and 4
Well done St Hild's!

Lots of Dads, Grandads and Uncles came in for our Father's Day lunch and sports afternoon

We all took part in the Big First Aid lesson again this year

This term we have launched Spellodrome and Mathletics. Well done to everyone who has earned an award so far.

The Queens 90th Birthday. Picnic street party lunch (inside because of the weather) fun afternoon and traditional games, we had a great time celebrating the Queens birthday!

We looked at the work of Georgia O'Keeffe in Take One Picture Week this year. Look at our beautiful artwork

Everyone in KS1 and KS2 took part in the Quad Kids competition. We all worked as sports leaders too and helped the younger children.

Our Pentecost Eucharist

Taylor Shaw came in to talk to everyone about hand washing. We used the UV light to see the germs on our hands.

Year 1 painted pictures to show the germs
Look at the difference after they washed them!

Our post Easter Eucharist with Reverend Alan

Our Easter Eucharist with Reverend Alan

Collective Worship group retold the Easter story
Reverend Alan gave everyone a palm cross
We thought about the events of Holy Week

Decorating Eggs with our families for our annual Easter Egg Competition

We raised lots of money for Sport Relief

We did 10 laps of the field
We got our cards stamped after every lap
It was hard work but we completed our mile!
In KS1, we made a penny snake
It stretched all the way to the kitchen and back!
We used our maths skills to count the money
We raised £45! Well done KS1

We had lots of fun on World Book Day

We had a parade in the hall
We did lots of different activities in our classes
We did some online research
Even the teachers got dressed up!

We had a Mother's Day lunch on Wednesday 2nd March

Look at our wonderful prayer space

Jayamina came into school to tell us about Chinese New Year

We've got an exciting prayer space event in school next week - Y6 Worship group helped to set it up

Look at our Key Stage One Prayer Tree

We went for a nature walk
We talked about the wonderful things we could see
We explored different parts of our school
We wrote prayers on leaves
We attached the leaves to the tree

Barrie "The Punctuation Man" came back into school to perform his Grammar Show.

Our families were invited into school to try our delicious school lunches after taking part in our spelling and grammar family learning session

Key Stage One had fun in the snow!

Adam Bushnell came into school to work with KS1 and KS2 to develop our creative writing. It was a brilliant day!

Christmas Jumper Day and Christmas Lunch

KS2 Autumn Term House Point Treat

Our Christmas Eucharist - Jesus, Light of the World

Mr Clarke's Guitar groups played a selection of Christmas Carols

Year 1, 2 and 3 Christmas Party

Year 4, 5 and 6 Christmas Party

KS1 and KS2 performed "Straw and Order"

Year 6 Confirmation Service 2015

Meet our new Mini Bud Team

M&M Theatrical Productions came into school to perform Peter Pan. It was brilliant!

We had a visit from the Durham County Council Community Team. They brought their pet Scoop in to tell us about dog mess in our local area.

Year 2 visited Belmont War Memorial to find out about people from our community who have died in wars

We found out more about the importance of Remembrance Day and decorated our poppies. We wrote personal messages for our Remembrance Wall.

The Fire Brigade came into school to talk to us about bonfires and firework safety.

Mrs Hann presented our certificates in Celebration Assembly. Well done to our stars of this half term!

At the start of Celebration Assembly, we shared our work on Guy Fawkes and the plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament.

Key Stage One had a debate about graffiti.

We found out what happens in Parliament.
Each class prepared their argument.
We did some online research.
Then we went into the hall for our debate.
Each team had a spokesperson.
We asked questions.
Then we held a vote on the issue.
We created our own graffiti artwork.

Year 2 and Year 4 found out about Nigerian clothes, food and dance with Precious and Divine's Mum.

Harvey's Mum made some traditional African food with Reception and Nursery.

Reception and Nursery did some traditional African dancing

Bobby's Dad told Year 4 about life in Nigeria. He shared some snacks with Year 2.

Hisham and Bassam told Year 3 about Islam

Year 1 found out about Jewish Sukkots

Year 5 and 6 had a visit from a Prison Officer from the "Prison, me? No way!" scheme. He told us about life in prison.

We elected our new school council for 2015-16

Candidates from each class gave a speech.
Everyone in school cast their vote.
The votes were counted.
Our new school councillors were announced.

Harvest Festival 2015

Our theme this year was "colour"
Reception shared a colourful dance
Year 1 performed their Harvest Samba
Year 2 thought about red, orange and yellow
Year 3 told us about the Harvest Rainbow
Year 4 told us about the rain
Year 5 told us about the colour green
Year 6 wrote some thoughtful prayers

Year 6 welcomed a visitor from the Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of Durham

Jeans for Genes day 2015

We thought about our school rules at the start of the school year and each class thought about rewards and consequences

We dressed in Red White and Blue on 9th of September to celebrate the Queens longest Reign. We had a royal lunch to celebrate!