Y5 and 6 Intrasports

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Year 6, along with Year 5, enjoyed an afternoon of Intrasports today, as we come to the end of half term. Activities were planned for us by our very enthusiastic team of Sports Captains and included skills we have been practising recently in our PE lessons. Teams took part in netball-type games as…

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STEM Light investigations

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This afternoon, Year 6 had a visit from David Spreadbury, an engineer and scientist who brought along lots of interesting practical activities to support this term’s work on light and how we see things.

David had made lots of gadgets himself to help us understand more about how light travels,…

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A living Lancaster timeline

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Year 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.…

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Food and Nutrition lessons

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This afternoon we welcomed Mr Needham into Year 6 for the first of our sessions on nutrition and healthy eating. We had a general overview of what makes a balanced diet and got to sample some fruit and vegetables that contain a large proportion of water.


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Sharing The Enormous Turnip with our buddies

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Year 1, who have been busy writing alternative versions of The EnormousTurnip in their literacy lessons this week, came up to share them with their Year 6 buddies this morning. In return, Year 6 read the same story to Year 1 - but in French!

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This year’s Shakespeare’s play is revealed!

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After much discussion and anticipation, this year’s Shakespeare play was finally revealed today. We began by acting out what life might have been like on a ship sailing the Mediterranean when a storm suddenly began to overwhelm it, casting the crew and passengers onto a seemingly deserted island. 

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Cross-curricular orienteering

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Year 6 combined SPAG revision with orienteering skills today as they worked on our recently installed new orienteering course. They had to use a map to find their way to specific control points before answering  SPAG question at each one. what a fun and healthy way to revise for SATs!

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“Facing The Past” slave trade trail

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The sun shone for Year 6 today as they walked down to the Maritime Museum to take part in the slave trade trail developed by “Facing The Past” and some local teachers - including our very own Mrs Walsh.

Once we arrived at the Maritime Museum, we met our guide, Eleanor, who lead us round some of…

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Happy Easter!

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In RE we have been finding out more about who Jesus is, including learning about some of the different names used for Jesus either in the Bible or by Christians generally. We used these names to create our stunning Easter cards.


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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…

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Investigating chocolate production - is it fair?

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As the culmination of their geography work on world trade, Year 6 used all their knowledge to help them understand the supply chain involved in chocolate production. They were shocked to find that from the £1 retail price of a bar of chocolate, the cocoa farmers in Ghana only receive 8p! Through…

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World Book Day- The Day the Crayons Quit! En français... Rébellion chez les crayons !

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Today across school, the children have been celebrating World Book Day by sharing Drew Daywalt's wonderful story- The Day the Crayons Quit.

In Year 6, we wrote letters back to the crayons persuading them to return to us by telling them how much we loved each colour and by…

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