The Sovereign of the Sea

The Sovereign of the Sea

This week, Year 6 were lucky enough to take part in a project with the Land of Oak and Iron. On Monday, they visited Chopwell Woods, where Rebecca taught them all about the history of the wood, and the different purposes it has served over time. They also learnt to...
QR code hunt!

QR code hunt!

Children enjoyed their first week in Mercury, especially the QR code hunt. They were able to find the clues, scan for a question and find the answer the crack the code.
Crumblebots are go!

Crumblebots are go!

Last Thursday, Mercury enjoyed a fantastic morning at Newcastle University taking part in a computing workshop.  The children learnt to program Crumblebots – small robots including wheels, lights and sensors. By the end of the session, the whole class could...
Robot Wars…the first round!

Robot Wars…the first round!

Our Robotics team have been hard at work over the last fortnight, giving up every lunch time to build their own Clawbot. After carefully following the instructions to assemble it, they then spent some time learning how to move and control it accurately. Today, they...
Robot Wars!

Robot Wars!

Meet our new robotics team! These children have been chosen from Y4/5 after showing real promise in their computing lessons with Mrs Dodds. After being asked to take part in the exciting VexIQ Challenge, Miss Weatherburn headed off to Sunderland for some training and...
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