Anti-bullying Week

After the Anti-bullying performance, Year 6 focused on the role of a bystander. We used the Anti-bullying website to watch videos that children had made and then discussed the different roles of a bystander: reinforcer, assistant, outsider and an upstander. We explored the ways we could be an upstander to Read more…

Anderton Activity Centre

Year 6 had a fantastic outdoor trip to the Anderton Centre. The activities included canoeing, tree climbing and abseiling. Children used excellent resilience to try new experiences and have a fun in an outdoor setting (despite the rain!) They also used team work to support each other when steering the Read more…

WW1 Art

As part of our History topic and for Remembrance day, Year 6 created a piece of World War One Art. Children designed a unique backdrop using powder paints and sketched silhouette soldiers to contrast the colours. They then used a range of resources to create poppies including felt, paper, wool Read more…

3D Rivers

Class 14 used their knowledge of rivers from previous weeks to plan and create a 3D model of a river. Using co-operation, children designed the model and decided which equipment they needed. They then made the river and labelled the technical vocabulary such as source, mouth, waterfall and meander. Can Read more…

A tour around the UK

This half-term our Geography topic is the UK. We have explored this by understanding the context of the countries, the flag and the populations within the UK. We have also learnt about the biggest mountains in each country and created bar charts to represent them. In addition,  we researched a Read more…

Crucial Crew!

Year 6 had a trip to Crucial Crew at Rochdale Football Stadium. In groups, professionals such as nurses, police officers and transport police explained the importance of health and safety. This included safety online, on railway tracks and how to eat healthily. Children had the chance to play games, take Read more…

Lightbulb moment! 💡

This term our Science topic is Circuits. We learnt the universal symbols to use for various components of circuits and drew these circuits including buzzers and motors. We then created these circuits and discussed what happens when we add more voltage using batteries. Our lessons so far have inspired us Read more…

Year 6 Firefighter Visit

Year 6 had the opportunity to meet our local firefighters on Friday afternoon. They discussed how to be safe on Bonfire night, the important stop, drop and roll routine (which we all tried) and other important safety information. Also, Miss Dytch and Miss McGowan demonstrated how to wear the uniforms and Read more…

Positive Thinking

Our PSHE topic this half-term is Positive Thinking. We began by creating growth mindset posters with meaningful messages. We have also created a class display to remind us of strategies to use our growth mindset in school.

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