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Read for Good

Read for Good

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22 July, 2022

We have been able to welcome Gerry, our Read for Good story teller, to the wards in recent weeks.

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Dilaysis Patient

Dilaysis Patient

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5 July, 2022

At the Great North Children's Hospital we teach children on the dialysis ward, who are waiting for a kidney transplant.


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A Special Birthday Celebration

A Special Birthday Celebration

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24 June, 2022

Teachers at the GNCH surprised one of our team, Judy, with a birthday lunch for her very significant birthday.


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Clean Air Day

Clean Air Day

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17 June, 2022

Pupils at the GNCH have created some wonderful work to raise awareness for Clean Air Day 2022.


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Teaching at the Freeman

Teaching at the Freeman

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17 June, 2022

This is a wonderful pupil of ours working on calculation problems at the Freeman Hospital.


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Communicating with Young People with PMLD

Communicating with Young People with PMLD

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24 May, 2022

We teach many students with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD).


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Teapot Trust at the GNCH

Teapot Trust at the GNCH

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5 April, 2022

Pupils at the GNCH get the opportunity to work with Megan from the Tea Pot Trust - a mental health charity that provides support for children and families coping with chronic conditions by delivering art therapy.


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Introducing Clare Hunt, Music Therapist

Introducing Clare Hunt, Music Therapist

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5 April, 2022

We welcome Clare Hunt to our staff team.


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Red Nose Day March 18th 2022

Red Nose Day March 18th 2022

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29 March, 2022

The teachers and pupils at the GNCH enjoyed Comic Relief Day.


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Cooking at the GNCH

Cooking at the GNCH

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25 March, 2022

This week, pupils at the GNCH have been cooking up a mix of their favourite dishes including pizzas, wraps, burritos, and renal friendly desserts.


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Durham Cricket Club at the GNCH

Durham Cricket Club at the GNCH

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18 March, 2022

Two of our coaches working with a pupil at the GNCH as part of a cricket lesson

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World Book Day 3rd March 2022

World Book Day 3rd March 2022

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10 March, 2022

World Book Day allows the teachers the opportunity to dress up as a favourite character from a story.


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Art Therapy with Megan

Art Therapy with Megan

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3 February, 2022

Since February 2020, children who are in hospital at the GNCH have been able to access art therapy with Megan Keane, a qualified art therapist.


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New Book Delivery

New Book Delivery

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19 January, 2022

At the Great North Children's Hospital, we have been very happy to receive our latest delivery of books from Read for Good.


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Festive Visit from Newcastle United Foundation and Durham Cricket Foundation

Festive Visit from Newcastle United Foundation and Durham Cricket Foundation

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17 December, 2021

NBS students in the Great North Children's Hospital continue to benefit hugely from working with Melissa and Donna from Newcastle United Foundation and Jack and Duncan from Durham Cricket Foundation.


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Christmas Visit from Read for Good at GNCH

Christmas Visit from Read for Good at GNCH

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17 December, 2021

NBS pupils and staff (elves!


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GNCH Art Work

GNCH Art Work

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8 December, 2021

Art work from the Great North Children's Hospital based on the artist Kandinsky.


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Anti-Bullying Week 15th-19th November 2021

Anti-Bullying Week 15th-19th November 2021

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8 December, 2021

The teachers and students at the GNCH have been discussing bullying.


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Children in Need 19th November 2021

Children in Need 19th November 2021

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7 December, 2021

Students at the GNCH had fun on Children in Need Day.


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National Allied  Health Professional Day

National Allied Health Professional Day

By Newcastle Bridges
9 November, 2021

Last half term we discussed the help the patients receive from not only their consultants, doctors and nurses but also other health professionals.


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Climate Change

Climate Change

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8 November, 2021

The students at the GNCH and Freeman Hospital have been extremely busy in the last few weeks, focussing on the important subject of Climate Change.

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World Smile Day 1st October 2021

World Smile Day 1st October 2021

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12 October, 2021

The teachers and students at the GNCH celebrated World Smile Day on Friday 1st October.


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Let's Celebrate!

Let's Celebrate!

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14 July, 2021

The young people have worked hard and their efforts have been rewarded.


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Nano Technology

Nano Technology

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21 June, 2021

The book, “Nano: the spectacular science of the Very (Very) Small” takes young people on a journey through the eyes of a scientist!


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Where Did All the Animals Go?

Where Did All the Animals Go?

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10 May, 2021

Patients in the GNCH are involved in an International Art Project.


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We All Have A Spring In Our Step!

We All Have A Spring In Our Step!

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31 March, 2021

As the days lengthen and the weather gets warmer, we have been very busy teaching on the wards and beyond.


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World Book Day 4th March 2021

World Book Day 4th March 2021

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9 March, 2021

The teachers love an opportunity to dress up!


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Christmas on the wards

Christmas on the wards

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8 February, 2021

NBS staff made an end of term festive visit to all of our students across the wards.


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Children's graffiti Art

Children's graffiti Art

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8 February, 2021

Have a look at these children's art!


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Art at GNCH

Art at GNCH

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8 February, 2021

Art provides the children with both therapeutic and educational satisfaction.


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Playing Kayles

Playing Kayles

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8 February, 2021

Brandon has been learning about the middle ages and the games they used to play.

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Bowled Over By Jack

Bowled Over By Jack

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8 February, 2021

We welcomed Jack Warren, from Durham Cricket Foundation, to our staff team in September 2020.


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GNCH XMAS

GNCH XMAS

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5 February, 2021

HoHoHo!


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Happy New Year from the Teachers. It is good to be back.

Happy New Year from the Teachers. It is good to be back.

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8 January, 2021

Happy New Year from the Teachers. Now that January is here, we thought you might like to have one last look at our festive celebrations on the last day of term, December 18th 2020. The photos below are just a selection showing the fun we all had delivering gifts.


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Merry Christmas from Our Lovely Team at the GNCH

Merry Christmas from Our Lovely Team at the GNCH

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18 December, 2020

We break up for Christmas on Friday 18th December 2020 and return to the wards on January 5th 2021! We wish you all a safe and peaceful Christmas and good health and happiness for 2021.


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GNCH Students Preparing for Christmas

GNCH Students Preparing for Christmas

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14 December, 2020

Students in the GNCH have been preparing for Christmas with their teachers… As well as following their regular curriculum, they have completed many Christmas themed activities. Among the projects, one of the young people has made glove puppets for a “pantomime”. These pictures are a selection of the activities completed.


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GNCH Learning and Activities

GNCH Learning and Activities

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14 December, 2020

Newcastle Bridges School teaches children in the GNCH for up to one hour a day, Monday to Friday. We contact children’s home school to find out what their peers are studying. We keep a record of all work completed and send this information to the child’s school. These photographs represent just some of the activities the children complete:


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The Great North Museum visits the Great North Childrens Hospital

The Great North Museum visits the Great North Childrens Hospital

By Newcastle Bridges
6 February, 2020

We are delighted to work with Kathryn, a curator from the Great North Museum.


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Christmas as the Great North Children's Hospital

Christmas as the Great North Children's Hospital

By Newcastle Bridges
10 January, 2020

Students and medical staff in the GNCH were entertained for Christmas on the last Wednesday of term by the dulcet tones of the Newcastle Bridges school teachers joined by Gerry our “Read for Good” story teller.