Year 6 had a brilliant time on their residential. They took part in activities such as archery, den building and rocket making as well as participating in a 3 hour walk around Grasmere and Rydal. The children thoroughly enjoyed working with each other and many of them demonstrated excellent leadership skills. Well done Year 6!
First day back WOW - 'The case of Miss Akin's stolen laptop'!
We returned this morning to find that the POD doors were sealed up with crime scene tape and a very unhappy Miss Akin. Her laptop had been stolen the night before by a member of staff!! Our job was to work through 3 clues to find out who the culprit was. These tasks involved examining shoe scrapings, looking at the culprit's fingerprints and carrying out chromatography on 5 different pens. Each clue helped us to eliminate different suspects. At the end of clue 3, we discovered that Miss Dodgson had stolen the laptop!! Miss Akin was very relieved to be reunited with it!!
A very big welcome back to you all. We really hope that you have had a wonderful summer and that you are ready to get back to work! This is a very important year for you all and we know that you will make the most of each and every day - we expect to see you all participating in everything we do and demonstrate perseverance and resilience when faced with challenges.
Below is all the information you will need for this half term. Please make sure you apply for your high school by 31st October using the following link:
We look forward to getting to know you all this half term and we are sure you will impress us with your hard work and commitment.
Mrs. Hamilton and Mrs. Rose
What a year this has been for Year 6! We began with a residential to Ambleside where we go to reconnect with each other after the summer holidays and got to know our teachers a little better. We took part in a range of new and challenging activities, such as archery, raft building, team challenges etc.
In school, we have studied interesting topics, such as Vikings, Mayans and houses through time. We enjoyed researching these topics and discussing how life was different long ago.
In Science, we have studied a wide variety of topics, such as Evolution and inheritance, classification and light. In autumn, we went to Aspire to take part in an electricity workshop where we used circuit boards and components to investigate how to alter the brightness of bulbs.
Through all of this, we have worked tirelessly to improve our reading, writing and Maths so that we could get the best possible scores for our SATs. We are very proud of our achievements and so are our teachers.
We really have had a great time in Year 6 and we have grown into mature young adults who are ready to take on the world!! Mrs. Hamilton and Miss Dufour wish you all the very best as you enter the next stage of your education.
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