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 Feb

Y6 Explore Eucharist

This afternoon Y6 braved the rain to meet Rev. Rebecca at church. She gave us a very warm welcome and took us through the Eucharist order of service. She explained how and why Christians celebrate Eucharist and the significance of all the items involved. This has helped us to see more links…

30 Jan

Passover 2024

In R.E. Y6 have been learning about how God used Moses to lead the Jewish people out of slavery in Egypt. Just as Jesus did, Jews today still remember this significant event in their history, through the festival of Passover. Today we had fun re-creating a Passover Seder and were able to…

12 Jan

Y6 shelters put to the test

Year 6 have finally finished building their shelters to house a family of four Playmobile people. Once we had constructed a strong framework, we had to plan carefully about how to make them tough, waterproof and wind proof. The photos show our shelters before we tested and evaluated them. In fact,…

20 Dec

Year 6 carol singing at Ashton Manor

Year 6 braved the weather this afternoon to visit Ashton Manor to sing carols to the residents. Both the children and the residents enjoyed themselves, and there was even a surprise visit from Father Christmas who brought us some delicious cookies and drinks as we chatted after our singing.


14 Dec

Christmas card printing in Year 6

Over the last three weeks, we have been working hard on developing our printing skills, to create our Christmas cards for this year. We used polystyrene blocks to cut out our basic design. We then used special printing ink to evenly coat our blocks before transferring the design onto paper. 
The…

12 Dec

Y6 shelter making

This week, Year 6 have been making a start on constructing their shelters, which they have been designing. The task is to design and make a shelter to house a family of four playmobile people, which must withstand wind, rain and pressure from above. Today, we focussed on our cutting skills, using…

11 Dec

Y6 Enterprise Week

Last week, Year 6 had a very busy week, preparing for the Christmas Fair. They were split into six groups and each loaned £15 by SCOT4ALL. Each group had to work as a team to design and make items to sell at the fair with the aim of making a profit to be given back to SCOT4ALL.

Each group had a…