Year 6

Mrs Raine

Welcome to Year 6

 

Fantastic Freeze Frames

As part of our current text-based unit, Holes, we have been developing our use of language when describing a character's emotions. Mrs Raine gave us several scenarios from the text and asked us to use of bodies and facial expressions to convey how Stanley, the main...

Printing

This half term, Year 6 have been designing wallpaper emulating the work of William Morris. We looked at and identified key themes in his work then created our own mood boards and sketches for our own designs. Today, we have our own printing blocks using polystyrene...

Dukehouse Wood

Some of our children from Year 5 and 6 have just returned from another wonderful (and very hot!) visit to Dukeshouse Wood. The children have used their problem solving and team work skills coupled with resilience,resourcefulness and determination to complete a series...

Rounders at Lord Lawson

Today, Year 6 played against Portobello School and Ravensworth School in a rounders competition at Lord Lawson of Beamish Comprehensive School. All of the children gave 100% effort, worked incredibly well as a team and showed enthusiasm throughout the morning. We are...

Year 6 Debate

Today we have been debating whether energy drinks should be banned in preparation for writing a balanced argument tomorrow. We were split into for and against teams and then we came up with a series of arguments to support the viewpoint given. We had to be able to...

Making Maps

Year 6 worked with Marcus to improve their mapping skills. They learned how to use grid references and scales to plot a route. Marcus was very impressed with their attitude and map...

Fantastic Formulas

Year 6 have been practising how to use formulas on excel. First, we reviewed how to input information into the cells before trying out different formulas such as addition, multiplying and subtracting. Finally, we tested our partner's formulas. This will really help us...

Building and Coding with Robots

This afternoon Year 6 have been combining their design, problem solving, communication  and coding skills to build and control robodog Milo! Caitlin and Ryan, from Northumbria University, introduced us to Milo and the specifications for the task. The children had to...

Christian Beliefs

We were reviewing what God means to Christians and compared different Christian beliefs to our own. We also looked at the differences between different groups of...

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