Year 6

Mrs Wallace, Miss Mitchinson, Mrs Gallagher and Mrs Peacock
Year 6

Welcome to Year 6

Welcome to Year 6. Meet the oldest children in our school! The pupils are an industrious and committed team.  Mrs Wallace, Miss Mitchinson, Mrs Gallagher and Mrs Peacock work tremendously hard to ensure the children in Year 6 achieve their full potential in all lessons.  Keep checking the Purple and Turquoise Class weblog to find out what else they are learning in Year 6!

 

 

KIRKLEY HALL

Year 6 had a fantastic visit to Kirkley Hall Zoological Gardens as part of their learning about Latin America and adaptation. We were lucky enough to see a range of animals from South and Central America including: capybaras, alpacas and bush dogs. We learnt all about... read more

YOUTH OFFENDING TEAM VISIT

Today Year 6 were visited by the Youth Offending Team. Eddie was invited into school to discuss issues surrounding crime prevention, and these sessions will run for the next four weeks. Over the sessions we we will be looking more closely at: Offending and anti-social... read more

MEXICAN FIESTA

To celebrate the end of SATs week and to acknowledge all of the hard work every single person  has put in this year, Year 6 were treated to a Mexican themed day, inspired by our creative theme, ‘Maya Mysteries’. The day started with everyone dressed in the... read more

AND THE WINNER IS…

Year 6 took part in their termly intra class competition – this half term it was hockey! Both Turquoise and Purple team tried really hard to defeat their worthy opponents. There was some fantastic team work and brilliant sportsmanship. It was a very close call... read more

WORLD MATHS DAY

Year 6 enjoyed almost a full day of Maths today! In the morning (after some writing), we learnt about enlargement and scale factors and investigated by drawing shapes (including our initials) and then enlarging them by different scale factors. Some of us even... read more

UNLOCKING THE UNIVERSE

As part of out creative curriculum theme, ‘Unlocking the Universe’ Year 6 ventured into the final frontier – space. We visited The Great North Museum Planetarium and were in awe of their show, “The Dawn of the Space Race”. We learned all... read more

MATCH REPORT: HOCKEY

Two teams from Year 6 took part in the Y5/6 Mini Hockey Tournament at Cardinal Hume. It was a tough afternoon – with some worthy opponents. Both teams did fantastically with Team B coming 4th in their group and Team A coming 2nd in theirs. We didn’t make... read more

WHAT A BUNCH OF CHARACTERS…

Today, Year 6 celebrated World Book Day in style and took part in a range of exciting activities based around books. Our classrooms were transformed into Camp Half Blood (from the Percy Jackson series). Only half-bloods, gods and mythological beasts can pass the... read more
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