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Year 6’s Trip to Victoria Tunnel

Year 6’s Trip to Victoria Tunnel

Year 6 enjoyed a trip out to the Newcastle Quayside and Victoria Tunnel. First, they took part in a classroom lesson where they examined artefacts from World War Two. They were greeted by an Air Raid Warden in full uniform and even tried on a real tin helmet! Next,...

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Year 6 DT – Cooking with Rations!

Year 6 DT – Cooking with Rations!

Over the past three weeks, Year 6 have worked in groups to research, plan, prepare and cook a recipe straight from the WW2 ration book! Between them, they chose to make: shortcrust sausage rolls; cheese and potato scones; vegetable mash; ‘everything’ stew; delicious...

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Science in Year 6

Science in Year 6

Year 6 have been investigating the circulatory system in Science and it has been fascinating! First, they investigated how the heart worked, using a VR model to see how the organ pumps blood around the body. Then, they created their own model of the circulatory system...

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Adventures in High Borrans!

Adventures in High Borrans!

Year 6 had an absolutely fantastic week in High Borrans! They experienced orienteering, ghyll scrambling, ropes courses and caving. All children, without exception, were an absolute credit to the school and their families! The resilience, enthusiasm and joy for the...

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Year 6 – Faith in Action

Year 6 – Faith in Action

Year 6 are always looking for ways to show their ‘faith in action’ and help out within the local community. Just before the Christmas holidays, they packed and transported presents and handmade cards for those who might be feeling a little lonely at this time of year....

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Y6 Science… Shadow Formation

Y6 Science… Shadow Formation

It's Prom Night in Bratzville and everyone wants their turn in the spotlight. But it's not all about looking cool and glamorous. Oh, no. Each of the guests wants the footlights to be in the perfect position to cast the tallest, sharpest and most imposing shadow...

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Y6 Science … Electricity

Y6 Science … Electricity

Y6's latest science topic on Electricity is progressing well. We've learned about cells, components, voltages, switches, conductors and insulators. We put our skills to use making a Steady-hand Tester game. You know the one - where you have to make a hook travel...

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Year 6 Trip

Year 6 Trip

Year 6 had a fantastic day out in Newcastle! First, we completed a WW2 workshop with Basil, a 92 year old gentleman who told us all about what Newcastle was like in the war. During the workshop, we got to handle artefacts and ask lots of questions. We even got to...

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WW2 Cooking  – Using Rations!

WW2 Cooking – Using Rations!

Year 6 have been researching how rationing was implemented in 1940's Britain as part of their WW2 Topic: Bravery and Courage. After researching rationing recipes and completing a weekly food plan, we decided it was time to have a go of some of these recipes and taste...

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Y6 Science… Electricity

Y6 Science… Electricity

Taking inspiration from the book Y6 are currently enjoying in class, "Letters From The Lighthouse" by Emma Carroll, we began our science topic on Electricity by making a model lighthouse. We investigated which materials could be used to repair the circuit should it...

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