Year 6

Mrs Raine

Welcome to Year 6

 

Powers of Persuasion

To coincide with the 100 year anniversary of women getting the vote, Year 6 wrote their own speeches in the style of Emmeline Pankhurst. They thought carefully about their audience and the tone needed to address them. The children turned out to be experts in...

Darwin’s Finches

As part of our current science topic, we have been finding out about Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution. We looked at his study of the Galapagos finches. We made predictions about which finch belonged to which island before conducting our own...

Using Compasses

This term, Year 6 have been learning how to recognise and use the eight points of a compass. In order to test our skills, Mrs Raine stole Mrs Beattie's biscuits and we hid them! We then used our compasses and a trundle to create a set of directions using compass...

Reading Buddies

As part of our continued drive to improve standards of reading across the school, some children in Year 6 have buddied up with children in Year 3 and Year 2 this term to provide them with extra reading support. It has been lovely to hear how well the children are...

Author Visit

As part of Gateshead's Book Festival, the children from KS2 were given the opportunity to meet the author Claire Barker who has written the fabulous Knitbone Pepper Series. Claire talked to the children about how she writes and her inspiration for writing as well as...

Year 6 Football Team

We have just completed the first half of our football tournament season. The players have demonstrated excellent attitude, determination and resilience throughout every match. We've won some; we've lost some; we've drawn some but no matter what the score line, we...

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