In PE, Year 1 children have been learning different dance movements representing a variety of vehicles.
Reception children created a beautiful Easter garden and retold the Easter Story.
Donaldson’s Class celebrated World Water Day by completing a range of creative activities.
We took part in the story of Zaccheaus with our friends from Open the Book at St Giles' Church
KS2 took part in Prayer Space workshops with Durham Emmanuel Church
Class 2 and Class 6 worked with Mrs Davies from Durham SSP during the Spring Term.
Meghan from Chartwells came into school to work with KS2. We found out about "sweet swaps" and made tasty chocolate hummus - a healthier treat which could replace our usual chocolate spreads
We took part in Unplugged Coding Day and found out why accurate algorithms and code are so important
During Safer Internet Day, we worked with BigFoot Arts. We know that we need to make sensible decisions to keep ourselves safe every time we go online.
Exciting News! We've won another competition. Breakfast Club took part in Robinson's Healthy Smoothie competition and we had a winner! Well done to everyone who entered and congratulations to our overall winner!
We had another wonderful visit from Take Away Theatre Group - thank you for coming in again this year!
KS2 took part in a special Christmas Choir with students from Collingwood Choir at Durham University. Scarlet, Ella and Pang came into school every week to teach us the Christmas Song then we went on a trip to their College to record the video. We became pop stars for the day and we can't wait for the final music video! Thanks to everyone who made this possible!
Mrs White's Reading Club was great fun!
KS2 evaluated our Children's Anti Bullying policy to make sure that it still meets the needs of everyone in school. The updated document is on the Policies page.
We thought about the importance of charity and supporting others during Children in Need Day
We reflected on the importance of Remembrance and Breakfast Club created some beautiful Remembrance Wreaths.
Congratulations to the families who successfully completed the Home Walk project this summer with the Walk and Talk Trust. We hope you wear your medals with pride! @WalkTalkTrust
Reverend Tim led our Harvest Festivals this year. It was lovely to welcome so many adults to these services. Many thanks to everyone who was able to donate items to support Durham Foodbank.
We took part in Durham SSP's active week and joined the live PE lesson with Leanne - it was great fun! Some of the videos were recorded at St Hild's last year!
KS2 had a wonderful visit from a member of the Sikh community, Jaswinder Singh. He brought some important Sikh items to show us and played some lovely music on a dilruba and harmonium.
KS2 took part in a Willow Weaving Day with Art Room. We managed to weave lots of leaves and made 3 beautiful trees.
We're running afterschool Gymnastics Club with Annabelle from Dragonfly Gymnastics this term - it's lots of fun!
Years 3 and 4 took part in a Tri Golf Tournament at Maiden Castle. The children enjoyed developing their golf skills.
We had a special Breakfast Club menu with pancakes! It was delicious - thank you to Mrs Shotton and our Breakfast Club team for their continued hard work!
Thanks to everyone who came to our MacMillan Coffee Afternoon and well done to Year 6 for hosting the event brilliantly!
We held our annual School Council elections - well done to everyone who stood to represent their class
We started the year with a Park and Stride even with Becca from Living Streets, PC Claire and PD Ben. Thanks to everyone who took part.
Happy New School Year! We're all ready to Shine Bright once again and we have lots of brilliant things planned!
Year 6 represented St Hild's brilliantly at the Leavers' Service at Durham Cathedral
In history, each class researched a decade from Queen Elizabeth II's reign. We shared our work at our Jubilee picnic.
We explored our new school vision and thought about how Matthew's words apply to us everyday in school.
We welcomed the Civic Pride team into school. They did a litter pick with our School Council and our Eco Team and they brought a special friend along to meet us. Thank you for coming to visit us!
We had another brilliant day with Tracey from Hoopstarz! Thank you for coming in to work with us again!
Mrs Leake came into school to talk to us about Guide Dogs. We couldn't believe how many Guide Dogs she has trained!
We explored the roads in our local area during Road Safety week. We wrote to our local MP to tell her what we found out.
Reverend Louise from Durham City Baptist Church came into worship to talk to us about courage
Each class took part in an archery lesson with Coach Gareth from Sports Cool
Well done to our Year 6 class for having such a positive attitude towards their SATs. We are all incredibly proud of you!
Belmont Parish Council invited us to enter their Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee competition. We have some amazing entries! Good luck to everyone who has entered.
Year 5 and Year 6 had a brilliant day at Moor House Activity Centre!
Year 5 and Year 6 had a sleepover in school - it was brilliant! We even played an epic game of hide and seek!
Reverend Louise from Durham City Baptist Church came into Collective Worship during Holy Week
PC Claire brought Jet and Ben into school to remind us all about Stranger Danger.
We had some brilliant entries for our decorated egg competition - well to to everyone who took part.
Year 1 and Year 2 are having fun with Mrs Hughes from Durham Music Services. This half term we are exploring different weather sounds.