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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!

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 write the...

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!

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...

24 Hours Wild!

What a fantastic time our Year 4 children have had at Birkheads Wild Community Interest Company. A huge thank you to Fiona for being a fabulous host and teaching us lots of new facts. Mrs Mustard, Mrs Tough and Miss Bulman would all like to say what an absolute joy...


Year 5 thoroughly enjoyed being out in the sunshine this afternoon for their second Bikeability session.

Super Science!

Saturn had a super scientific day at Science at Life last week. We explored the exhibits including the Museum of the Moon and the Planetarium. We took part in a workshop and learned lots of new facts about ciculation and movement in our bodies. At the end of the day...

World Book Day

Amazing day! We all enjoyed sharing our class book called, There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom. Saturn have planned stories for a class book and even started to design the front cover.

@NPMounted Police Horses🐴

@NPMounted - A huge hank you so much for visiting us today. The children (and staff) have had a fantastic time learning about the role of the #policehorses and we are lucky to have such amazing animals protecting us - they are a credit to our Police force. The Police...


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