Year 6 Weekly Update

This week the children reflected on the meaning of advent and what it represents to them. The children drew an advent wreath and discussed what each part of the wreath and candles symbolised. We thought about how advent is a time for us to pray more deeply for those less fortunate in the community and […]

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Year 6 Weekly Update

Following on from our History learning where the children learnt about Anderson shelters, the classes had the opportunity to collaboratively make their own paper model diorama. The children designed and drew the model earlier in the week and considered what materials each part of the shelter would be made from. We discussed why these materials […]

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Book in a Box Day

We were delighted to see such a wonderful collection of ‘Books in boxes’ throughout the school on Monday. Books were celebrated in classrooms right from Nursery up to Year 6. Some of the children (and parents!) had clearly spent a long time creating imaginative scenes or landscapes from the stories that they had read. Other […]

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Year 6 Weekly Update

RE/Computing This week, the children really enjoyed their computing lesson, where they worked in house groups, to create presentations using Book Creator about the important work that charities do. Each group had an influential Christian charity and they had to research what is being done to fight injustices such as famine, starvation and war. The […]

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6S Visit Westminster Cathedral – The Advent Service

“On Tuesday we went to Westminster Cathedral. We sang Christmas carols and watched a nativity performed by children. There were also carol singers who were amazing!” Lois 6S “There was Clover (the donkey) and Patch (the sheep). I enjoyed singing the carols. My favourite was ‘The Angel Gabriel’. “Thank you to everyone who helped make […]

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Year 6 Weekly Update

This week in Year 6, the children have gained understand of the struggles faced during WW2. They have looked at the plight of refugees from the war and have compared the similarities and differences of a 1940’s home to a house of today. The children have carefully considered the emotions and actions of these people […]

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Drama – Songs

Please listen to the songs  and learn them for the future rehearsals. Words and lyrics downloadable from here: Pirates of the Curry Bean Song Words 1 Pot of Gold 2 Lullaby Lumbago 3 Anchors Away 4 Beneath the Starry Sky 5 Piratical Style 6 Lumbago 7 Piratical Style Reprise

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Year 6 Weekly Update

In Year 6 this week, the children reflected on the powerful words of Martin Luther King. They watched videos of the famous speech ‘I have a dream’ and we discussed what type of person he was and how he fought for equality and justice. In groups, the children collaboratively wrote their own ‘I have a […]

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