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Laygate Community School

Where Learning Creates Success

Laygate Lane, South Shields, Tyne And Wear NE33 4JJ



Year 2 Visit to Souter Lighthouse

The children visited Souter Lighthouse as they have been reading the lighthouse keepers lunch. They found out about what life was like in a lighthouse in the 'olden days' and had a tour around the cottages.  The children had a picnic lunch and enjoyed some free time on the play area.

Year 5 Visit to The Word - South Shields

The children had a fantastic time at The Word.

Year 5 & 6 Visit to Simonside Outdoor Advenure

The children from Year 5 and 6 who were unable to go to Thurston spent a fun packed 3 days canoeing and rock climbing!​

Year 5 & 6 Residential Visit to Thurston

The children had a fantastic time at Thurston.  

Year 5 Visit to the Great North Museum

Children visited the Great North Museum to find out more about​ Ancient Egypt.  They had a great time.

Year 1 / 2 Visit to South Shields Museum

The children had a great time on their visit to the Museum. 

Year 6 Visit to Sunderland Stadium of Light

Year 6 children took part in an event at the Stadium of Light for Show Racism the Red Card. The children took part in various workshops to learn about what is acceptable/unacceptable in terms of racism.

As part of their visit, they met two of the teams footballers, Pap Djilobodji and Steven Pienaar and were able to asked a number of questions. 

The children were also lucky enough to be able to look around the stadium- including a look around the changing rooms and running out the dug out to the pitch!
Well done to all the children who won tickets to a home game!!

Residential Visit to Thurston

We would like to invite you to an information presentation regarding the Y5/6 residential to Thurston on

Monday 12th December at 3:20pm.

The presentation will give you all the information you need about the visit and there will be an opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

Please click the link below for information on how to secure a place for your child to attend the residential visit.

Letter to parents_ secured place

General Information about Thurston - Link

Please click the link above for general information about Thurston

Early Years visit to Hamsterley Forest

Children visited Hamsterley Forest to go on a Gruffalo Hunt. They had a fantastic day and  even got to meet the Gruffalo's Child and the Stickman. They also had a picnic in the middle of the forest!