Reception - Grace DarlingMrs Rose/Miss Kirkley
We are Reception! Our class is called GD, named after Grace Darling, one of our local heroes. In our class we love to learn, and always try our best. We like to remember that if at first we don’t succeed, we can always try again! We started the year with the topic “all about me”, which has now merged into “people who help us” as a result of following the children’s interests – so beware, if you come in our classroom, you must be ready for a check up in the doctors!
What a great end to the week - GD, SG & FN are spending today listening to stories and creating their own 'story stick' at Chopwell Wood. It was fabulous to see three classes of 4 - 7yr olds hanging on EVERY...read more
Read the following e-mail from Gibside to see why we have reason to CELEBRATE! The Learning and Community Team at Gibside National Trust would like announce that The Reception Class – “Grace Darling” are the winners of Gibside’s Scarecrow Competition! We were very...read more
In assembly this week we talked about the kinds of things we would want IN our school and the kind of things we want to keep OUT of our school. Some great ideas, we soon realised we are already lucky enough to have a school with all these things inside it! The...read more
Thank goodness for sunshine… someone has pinched GD’s roof! NOT REALLY – we are in the early stages of the replacement of our school roof. As you can see GD is first up (I thought if I put pictures on the website they may let me up the ladders to see what goes on with...read more
Hello and welcome to our Class. We are GD, which stands for Grace Darling and we are Reception children. We make up the Foundation Stage with Nursery. There are 22 of us in total and we are all very good friends. Our teachers are Mrs Whitfield and Mrs Burrell and our...read more
Mrs Whitfield lives with four people. Two children and her husband. Katherine is her daughter, Matthew is her son and David is her husband. She has an adopted stray cat. Her full name is Jane Whitfield. Mrs Whitfield’s hobbies are cooking and interior design. Mrs...read more