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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Swing low, sweet chariot

Written on October 25, 2018 at 2:47 pm, by

This half term Y6 have been learning the rules and techniques of tag rugby. We have perfected the art of carrying the ball, how to twist and weave away from dangerous defenders, how to move effectively as a team and how to outwit our opponents. We are expecting to receive a call from England head  Continue Reading »

Autumn Days

Written on October 25, 2018 at 10:41 am, by

Snapped this at playtime! Autumn days are upon us!

Year 6 Super Survival

Written on October 24, 2018 at 2:54 pm, by

Today, Year 6 were taken blindfolded into the Peak District. Using the skills they learnt throughout our Island Survival topic, they had to make their way safely back to school using navigation and map reading skills. Along the way, there were a series of challenges: shelter building, the universal edibility test, signalling and helicopter landing  Continue Reading »

Science Ambassador Training

Written on October 15, 2018 at 12:35 pm, by

Our ambassadors had the opportunity for a fun-filled, exciting science trip last week. They did different experiments, as in self-inflating glove, non-newtonian slime, ecstatic butterflies and heavy words. There were loads more too! They had to do presentations to the rest of the science ambassadors from other schools. The ambassadors have lots of ideas for  Continue Reading »

Groovy Greek Soldiers!

Written on October 5, 2018 at 4:59 pm, by

This half term we have been learning all about the Ancient Greeks! We have learnt about when they were around, some famous ancient Greeks, how they lived their daily lives and some of the famous Greek myths! But we really enjoyed learning about the Ancient Greek armies and how under Alexander the Great, they created  Continue Reading »

Wake & Shake: Elton John

Written on October 5, 2018 at 3:45 pm, by

This week, we focused on one of the UK’s most celebrated and award winning artists, Elton John, and realised that he sound has changed from a rocky, upbeat sound to slower, heartfelt songs. All of them include the iconic piano sound! Artist: Elton John Songs: I’m Still Standing, Saturday Night’s Alright, Candle in the Wind  Continue Reading »

Thornbridge

Written on October 5, 2018 at 9:47 am, by

Check out the photo montage from our trip to Thornbridge! https://animoto.com/play/v3ljqm4D97DriVhbVA2QOA  

Africa land use activity

Written on October 4, 2018 at 12:31 pm, by

In Y2 Blyton we have been learning all about Africa and what it is like. In one lesson we learnt about the different land uses. Have a look at our amazing maps to show the different land use in Africa.

Thornbridge adventure!

Written on October 2, 2018 at 2:14 pm, by

Last week, Year 6 went to Thornbridge! We spent three days camping in the Peak District and sampling a lot of different activities to push ourselves outside our comfort zone. We made memories that will last a lifetime! Children took part in mountain biking, canoeing, high ropes, the Thornbridge Challenge, den building, camp fire and  Continue Reading »

Exploring Space

Written on October 1, 2018 at 5:40 pm, by

Last week, we used a Playstation 4 game called ‘No Man’s Sky’ to help us experience what it would be like to fly through Space, explore undiscovered planets, and even fly at light speed! Thinking about all our senses, we described flying through an asteroid belt as well as our emotions for the build up  Continue Reading »