17 May

Futuristic App inventors

Year 6 had an inventive afternoon today. They were tasked with coming up with new ideas for using technology in the classroom. Our ideas included electronic, interactive display boards and electronic mini whiteboards that can store your workings and mean you don’t need to worry about your…

15 May

Cricket with Coach Reagan

Today, Year 6 enjoyed an afternoon off their SATs to practise their cricket skills with Coach Regan.

13 May

Maths in the sunshine

Following our first SATstests of the week, Year 6 enjoyed another afternoon outside in the sunshine. This time we were solving maths problems to collect clues to work out an anagram - very complicated but great fun too!


9 May

Outdoor SPAG

Year 6 have enjoyed some active SPAG revision this morning, working in pairs to find and answer questions about grammar and punctuation. After lunch, the sun came out, so we spent the afternoon practising our ‘-shun’ spelling patterns and prefixes in two team activities.

22 Apr

A living timeline of Lancaster’s history

Year 6 ventured down to the field for our history lesson this morning. We wanted to create a timeline showing the development of the city of Lancaster, from its Roman origins to the twentieth century.  Our timeline was far too long to fit into the classroom, but we had plenty of room on the field.…

27 Mar

Year 5 and 6 Spirituality Morning

Year 6 joined Year 5 this morning for our Spirituality Morning, where we spent time thinking about the symbol of the cross as represented in different countries around the world. We looked at the Jerusalem cross, depicting four small crosses around a main cross. We learnt that this can represent…

20 Mar

Tag Rugby tournament

The sun shone for us this afternoon as the Year 6 tag rugby team took part in the Lancaster Schools’ tournament at the Vale of Lune Rugby Club. Despite the sunshine, the pitches were quite wet and by the end of the afternoon, we were quite muddy!
We played 6 matches in total, winning two, drawing…

20 Mar

Year 6 Bikeability

Everyone inYear 6 has had the opportunity to take part in Bikeability training this week, making sure we have the knowledge and experience to ride our bikes on the road safely for ourselves and other road users. This involved two full days of practice with instructors from Go Velo. We began on the…

14 Mar

Basketball training for Year 6

Year 6 had a great afternoon today, up at the University of Cumbria. The PE students organised an afternoon of basketball training for us where we learnt the rules of the game and practised a range of skills before having an inter-house tournament. Castle house were the victors, winning all of…

8 Mar

Year 6 make Mother’s Day promises

Year 6 designed and made bouquets of flowers out of card to give to their mums on Mother’s Day, linked to our worship theme of compassion. They wrote a promise on the stem of each flower, such as, “I will make you a cup of tea,” or “I will empty the dishwasher.” Hopefully our mums will enjoy…

7 Mar

Year 6 fun on World Book Day

Year 6 had a busy day today focussing on books and reading. We began the day looking at our various costumes before working on the book picture quiz around school. After that we joined Year 2 to share our favourite books with them. In the afternoon we combined reading with PE when we completed our…

7 Feb

Eco group check up on our trees

At lunchtime today, our KS2 Eco ambassadors ventured down to the school field with Miss Huddleston and Hilary (from the Friends of Dorrington Woods) to check up on the second batch of saplings which our Year 6 children planted in November. We made sure the tree guards were still in place and, most…