Happy New Year!

We have hit the ground running in Year 6, the children have come back from the Christmas break focused and ready to learn. Look out for newsletters coming home with more details of the exciting things that will be happening this term. Although we have lots of fun things happening we can’t shy away from… More

Half term is almost here!

We got off to such a busy start and have had an excellent 7 weeks so far, we can hardly believe we are almost at the end of our first half term. The children have been amazingly enthusiastic in literacy this year and have absolutely love ‘Holes’. They were issued with boiler suits when they… More

STEM – Bring it On! Big Bang 2018

Two children from every class in Key Stage 2 were chosen to take part in the inaugural Big Bang STEM event at Sunderland’s Beacon of Light. Bring It On 2018 had more than 80 engineering businesses from all over the region who showcased real-life engineering to us and more than 2000 other children from the north… More

Welcome to Year 6

It’s only week three and already Year 6 have been swamped with exciting and invigorating curriculum coverage, lessons and visitors. We are loving our new class novel Holes which we are reading in literacy as well as Fireweed, our class reader. This text is all about children living through WW2 in London, helping the children… More

STEM – TyneMet Engineering Trip

This half term in year 6, we were lucky enough to be able to go on a trip to TyneMet (soon to be TyneCoast) College. We were able to explore what life would be like if we decided to attend college. We were blown away by the facilities they have and the opportunities that would… More

Animal Adaptation

On Friday 23rd March, Year 6 welcomed Paul and his colleague to school where they turned our classrooms into an Animal Adaptation game show; if David Attenborough did panto, that show would have been it! Classes competed with each other, thinking like scientists exploring a variety of ways in which animals adapt to their environments. Following that,… More

The Heart of the Matter

At the end of last term we had a fascinating trip to the Hancock museum, in Newcastle, to end our topic on the heart.

Debate Club

Mr Smith set us a new challenge this month – to start a debate club! Keen to try new things the Y6 students immediately jumped to the challenge and began to prepare their speeches for the upcoming event – a debate against the pupils at Horton Grange, discussing whether or not the Suffragettes were right… More

Homework Project!

The time has come again to start thinking about homework project ideas! As you know, Year 6 are studying: ‘The Circle of Life’ which means we have been finding out about: the circulatory system; the anatomy of the human body; the respiratory system and evolution and inheritance. Therefore, we are looking for the most creative,… More