Year 6

Mrs Raine

Welcome to Year 6

 

Year 6 Leavers

Sadly, we said goodbye to our Year 6 class on Tuesday.  They ended their time at our school with an amazing performance for their parents and the rest of the school. We were very proud of you all - as were your parents! Thank you to Jean, who lives on the estate, for...

Dukeshouse Wood Part 1

We have had another fantastic year at Dukeshouse Wood! Every child showed determination, perseverance and courage during the visit, making all staff involved on the trip incredibly proud of the children. Here is a taste of some of the activities we did: [gallery...

Fire Safety

During our visit from the Fire Service, one of our boys got dressed up as a fire fighter. He could hardly keep his head up because the helmet was so heavy.  Wearing the breathing apparatus which the fire fighters wear was difficult too, as he had a full face mask on...

Newcastle Eagles Basketball Coaching

We had a fabulous morning of coaching with Cee-Cee from Newcastle Eagles. Learning the rules of basketball and then applying them to a game at the end of the morning, alongside our rapidly improving skills showed just how productive our morning was! Let's hope we can...

Year 6 Easter Homework

With only 18 teaching days to go until the SATs after the holidays, use your time wisely and complete these pages over the holidays to keep your brain ticking over! Maths - pages 9, 25, 52 SPAG - pages 20, 21, 46 Reading - pages 36 & 37, 48 & 49 10 minutes a day Maths...

Basketball with Billy

This half term we have developed our basketball skills with a coach from the Gateshead School Sports Partnership. Billy was a fabulous coach who took us from barely being able to dribble the basketball, through to playing an exciting and highly skilled match within...

Visualising 3D Shapes

In Maths, we were set the challenge of visualising 3d models, from 2d representations of them. First, we had try to work out how many cubes there were in a model, then we had to build the model to check. Working with a partner, meant that we had lots of discussion...

Year 6 Handball Introduction

We were lucky to have a coach from Lord Lawson visit our school and give us a quick insight into the game of handball. Through various warm up tasks, we tried out the different techniques which we applied in a mini tournament. Participating in a new sport, provided us...

Christmas Tucker Trials

Instead of a 'normal' Christmas party, Year 6 opted to go head-to-head in some Christmas themed trials, based on those they had been watching on 'I'm a Celebrity'.  Everyone (including Mrs Watson) took part in their trials extremely well and no one was sick! We did...

Cams Chaos

This term we have been learning how to use cams to create a moving toy. The equipment which we used was challenging to say the least and many of us had a real test of our resilience! Here's a photo of one of the more successful toys which we managed to...

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