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Miss Hills Visits Gandhi's Home

Miss Hills Visits Gandhi's Home 1 Miss Hills learnt a lot about Ghandi.
Miss Hills Visits Gandhi's Home 2 The girls from KVKV were excellent guides.

Ghandi is one of India's most famous sons and still has a great deal  to teach us all about showing respect for others even when you don't agree with what they are doing. One of his most well known quotes was, 'Be the change you want to see', which we think is a really good piece of advice. Don't just complain about others. Live your life the way that you would like to see others living theirs and be a role model for change rather than someone who just moans that things are wrong and blames other people!

Where will Miss Hills be tomorrow we wonder?

Miss Hills Gets A Great Welcome in Rajkot

Miss Hills Gets A Great Welcome in Rajkot 1 Miss Hills arrives!
Miss Hills Gets A Great Welcome in Rajkot 2 She's welcomed by a marching band.
Miss Hills Gets A Great Welcome in Rajkot 3 There's a great assembly to honour her arrival.
Miss Hills set out for her visit to KVKV / CKG schools on Sunday, and is now safely there and enjoying school life with our friends across the world. She took with her many videos that her class had made all about life here, and will be sharing them to show the students there  the similarities and differences between our two schools and lifestyles. We look forward to sharing more photographs of the things she experiences while she is there. Have fun Miss Hills!  

In June 2015, we once again hosted friends from Rajkot, India.


Ms Shah brought two students with her, their house mother and a friend who wanted to visit Gateshead!


They spent time in classes telling us about life in India, visiting our lessons and sharing activities from KVKV school in Rajkot.


Children greeted the visitors at the airport, went to Broomley Grange for a campfire evening, spent time at Durham Castle and also showed them around the Quayside! We finished the visit with a lovely assembly where a lot of love was shown for the children at Bede and towards our new friends from India.

The Lambton Worm: A traditional Geordie tale

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Class 6 have narrated this famous story... in our local dialect!

But if you don't speak Geordie, watch this!

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...we also did a version in more formal English: much easier to understand!

The story of Prince Prahlad

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Mrs Shah told Class 6 the story of how Vishnu helped Prince Prahlad. The children created some wonderful art about this story and retold it on camera.

Year 4 Go Bollywood Dancing

Year 4 Go Bollywood Dancing 1

Last week, some of our Year 4 children performed a Bollywood dance at The Gateshead Interfaith Cultural Event, held at The Dryden Centre. All of KS2 had had a lesson in Bollywood dancing from our friend Nipa, who works for GemArt, a few weeks ago and loved it. What flair there was! However, these children were especially good, so got to go to perform in front of an invited audience from various schools and faith groups in Gateshead.


A few days later, we received  emails from two separate people who had been there, telling us how proud we should be of our children because not only did they dance well, they were also incredibly well behaved, polite and friendly. Well done to you. We are so proud!