IRIS Learning Trust was formed in June 2018 and is based in the North East of England. We are proud to serve our communities and aim to offer outstanding educational provision.
The Trust believes that to be successful and promote a culture of excellence and aspiration, we need to place improving the lives and outcomes of children at the heart of everything we do.

aspire

create a culture of high expectation and commitment to success

excel

through our daily work secure excellent academies for our local communities

grow and learn together

work with children and families to create great places of learning for all

IRIS Learning Trust

Corporation Road

Hendon

Sunderland

SR2 8PL

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Corporation Road, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear SR2 8PL

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Valley Road Academy

Autumn 1 2020 - Gallery and Work

 

Making Gingerbread People

This week in Reception we have been reading The Gingerbread Man story and we had a go at making our own gingerbread people. We very carefully weighed, chopped and mixed the ingredients together. We then rolled out the dough and cut out the people shapes. When the gingerbread men were in the oven we had to keep a watchful eye on them as a few of us thought they might escape and run away! Once they had cooled we decorated them, just like the Gingerbread Man from the story. We enjoyed eating our gingerbread people - they were delicious!!

Our First Week in Reception

What an exciting first week we have had in Reception! We have been exploring our classroom environments, both indoors and outdoors. We have had to learn all of our daily routines as well as how to find resources we need and how to tidy up the classroom. We have formed new friendships and all of the teachers have got to know us really well already! What a busy time we have had. Enjoy looking through the photos below to see what we have been doing during our time in Reception at Valley Road.