13 Sep

Wednesday at Lockerbie

We’ve had another sunny day (at least until tea time anyway). Every group had a go at the high ropes course, with everyone showing great determination and resilience. Orienteering, blind trail and survival skills were enjoyed by various groups during the rest of the day. We also tried out a new…

12 Sep

Tuesday at Lockerbie

The sun shone for us all day today. We started the day by sampling our first Lockerbie breakfast of the week, before spending the whole morning on the lake, learning to canoe and kayak. Some of us were in the water again in the afternoon, working together as a team to build a raft to carry the…

11 Sep

Year 6 Arrive in Lockerbie

Year 6 arrived safely at Lockerbie Manor this afternoon and got straight into some great activities: archery, low ropes, crate stacking and even raft-building. Everyone had a great time - especially those who got soaking wet even before tea time!

5 Sep

Year 6 Holiday Reading Reviews

Year 6 have been busy reading over the summer holidays. Today we wrote reviews, which are now on display in the library for everyone to read. 

17 Jul

Trip to Williamson Park (science and geography link)

Today Year 5 walked to Williamson Park for our end of year trip.  We have been investigating Ordnance Survey maps to find the best route and also work out what we would be able to see from the viewpoint at Williamson Park.  We were very fortunate with the weather because the view today was…

11 Jul

Planning our Geography Walk

Next week we are heading to Williamson Park. Today we planned our route using ordnance survey maps. We revised map symbols and worked out what geographical features we would see during our journey. We also used the maps to work out what we would see from the viewpoint at the Ashton Memorial when…

11 Jul

Measuring in Year 5 (using metric and imperial measurements!)

In maths we have been looking at measures and converting between measures.  We have learnt about imperial measures and metric. Today we measured the capacity of different containers (in millilitres and fluid ounces) and also different lengths (using cm and inches). It is not always easy to convert…

10 Jul

Archery taster session

Today Robbie came in and showed Y3, Y4, Y5 and Y6 how to do archery. We had a great time, even in the dodgy weather!

7 Jul

Year 5 Moving Models

Today we have used our own plans to create a moving model with a cam mechanism. We have designed a background and a foreground which compliments our moving figure. All of are ideas are based on our theme of Journeys. 

7 Jul

Year 5 Crown Green Bowling with Coach Dan

We have had our first lesson with Coach Dan learning how to bowl. Once we had learned the basics we had a competition to see who was the first person to get 11 points. Well done to Alfie, who was our winner. Congratulations to Kacey who bowled the best ball of the afternoon. We are already looking…

4 Jul

Estimating mass in Year 5

We are learning about different measures and today we focused on mass. We estimated before we weighed the different objects. We found our estimations improved the more that we did it.


30 Jun

Y5 Wheelchair Basketball

We had great fun today trying out wheelchair basketball in the hall. We played 4v4 mini games. Thanks to Owen, Oliver and Xavier for letting our teacher team win.