Year 6



Y6 Advent Liturgy – The Angels’ Candle

In our Advent liturgies over the last few weeks, we have been meeting some of those who joyfully shared the good news of the Saviour’s birth. The prophets prepared the people for the coming of the Messiah and the shepherds told all they saw of the good news of the...

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New Home Reading Books

We have recently purchased a new Home Reading Scheme to help parents support their child’s reading at home. The new books are modern and up to date and will replace the old Ginn scheme which has served us well but was beginning to look a little dated! The new...

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Sainsbury School Summer Sports Day

Throughout this academic year, Mr Shields and his sports ambassadors from Year 6 have organised a series of inter-house sports competitions as part of of Sainsburys School Award programme. For summer term, this involved a number of sports on our school field...

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A Fantastic Farewell Performance by Year 6

You might have been fooled into thinking the Royal Shakespeare Company were in town yesterday if you’d been in our school hall to watch a fabulous performance of Macbeth (or the ‘Scottish Play’ as actors prefer to call it!). Under the creative...

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A Day at Beamish for the whole school.

On Friday, the whole school set off for a visit to Beamish museum. Following an outreach day earlier in the week, each class took part in special WW I and II workshops on topics ranging from evacuees, to the home front and front line soldiers. As always lots of the...

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Congratulations to our Y6 Cricket Team

Well done to our Year 6 cricket team who yesterday won through to the Gateshead School’s Kwik Cricket final to be played on 15th June. “The team were brilliant!” said Mr Shields, their coach, “They played magnificently and thoroughly deserved...

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Happy Birthday Your Majesty!

During our assembly this week the children learnt all about the monarchy, and in particular Queen Elizabeth II, who celebrated her 90th birthday on 21st April 2016. The children also learnt about how life has changed for the people of Great Britain during her reign...

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Y6 Outward Bound Visit 2016

Our Year 6 class spent the week before the Easter holidays at the Howtown Outward Bound Centre on the shores of Ullswater – a very beautiful part of the Lake District – and by all accounts had a brilliant week.  Mr Shields, Year 6 class teacher, and our...

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Performance Poetry Week

A recent visit by poet Paul Cookson, to every class in school, was used to kick start our very own Performance Poetry inter-class competition last week. The children were wowed by the poet (who also said he was ‘wowed’ by the children’s skill and...

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