Summer term in Y6

Summer term in Y6

Summer term is in full swing now – whatever the weather may say – and we are deeply into our SATs preparation. The children are doing fantastically and are becoming confident in their knowledge and skills. Hopefully they will enjoy showing off their ability and not be...
Happy Chinese New Year of the Monkey!

Happy Chinese New Year of the Monkey!

In Year 6 this week we have been exploring and celebrating the traditions and origins of Chinese New Year. This is a special year for a lot of the children in the class, as they were born in the year of the Monkey! This traditionally suggests that they are upbeat,...
Spring Term in Y6

Spring Term in Y6

Happy New Year and welcome to the Spring term! I hope you have had a happy and restful Christmas break and that 2016 has got off to a good start for you! This term is a very busy one in Year 6 – preparation for our SATs tests steps up a few gears, and it also includes...
Play in a Day

Play in a Day

Year 6 had a fun day of drama with Lisa from ‘Play in a Day’ on Tuesday. Lisa led us through some great games to warm us up and test our voices. Then it was down to some serious acting! Between 10:45am and 2:45pm Lisa performed the minor miracle of pulling...
Winter Gardens visit

Winter Gardens visit

Sunderland Winter Gardens Year 6 had a fantastic day in the Sunderland Winter Gardens as part of our Rainforest topic. We explored shapes and patterns in leaves and did some unusual and colourful artwork. We also took part in an Animal Explorers workshop in which we...
NSPCC visit Years 5 and 6

NSPCC visit Years 5 and 6

On Thursday 1st October Year 5 and Year 6 had a visit from Patricia, Natalie and ,of course, Buddy from the NSPCC. They led a very helpful and informative assembly, reminding us that every child has the right to feel safe and happy, and that no type of bullying or...
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