Year 6

Year 6

Welcome

 

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 other...

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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 enthusiasm)...

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Safety First at SafetyWorks!

This week our Year 6 class visited SafetyWorks, which is a multi-agency interactive safety centre serving the community of Tyne & Wear.  It provides an innovative, enjoyable learning experience enabling visitors to participate safely in realistic situations...

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Learning Life Saving Skills

Following on from our participation in the Big First Aid lesson live in the Summer term, our Y5 and Y6 classes recently took part in an afternoon of training in First Aid skills led by St John Ambulance. The initiative, funded by the Department for Education, is part...

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Zoo Academy Visit School

To help with various curriculum topics (Classification in Y6 and Writing Non-Fiction texts in Y3), two of our classes organised a visit by Zoo Academy, who brought a number of very unusual creatures into the classes including Giant Millipedes, Albino rats, Giant...

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Macbeth Theatre Visit

Our Y5 and Y6 class were treated to a visit to Washington Art Centre to see a production of Shakespeare's Macbeth this week. Here's what they thought of it! "I thought it was scary but awesome." Tommy. "The porter, who was narrating the story was funny, especially...

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