Adverts from the 1800s

In our history lessons this week, we have been looking at adverts from the 1800s and making comparisons with modern day adverts. It helped deepen our view of the industrial revolution as we saw that it wasn't just cotton mills and factories that were creating products - there was also a thriving…

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Handball at Manchester College

The children in Year 6 were invited to play in a handball tournament at a newly built facility at Manchester College. The children played games and worked on skills under the guidance of some college coaches, who were very impressed with our class! There were some fiercely fought games and…

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Sale Water Park

As an end of year trip, Year 6 went to Sale Water Park on Tuesday and a great time was had by all (even those that fell off their raft!) It was a glorious day full of sunshine, which helped dry our soaking clothes after the two water activities! The children completed an orienteering course around…

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Revolution

Over the last few lessons, Year 6 have been looking at the industrial revolution in relation to Manchester. We have explored different interpretations of the changes that took place during this period and taken Victorian style pictures! In this lesson, children were looking more closely at the…

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American Football

Year 6 took part in their first 'Jag Tag' American football session on Thursday. They learned fundamental skills such as ball carrying, running with the ball and changing direction.

 

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Year 6 SAT Breakfast Club

Last week, the children in Year 6 completed their much anticipated SAT tests. To make sure the children were properly fueled for their tests, we invited them to a special breakfast club. Many thanks go to Debbie Seville for lovingly preparing these breakfasts! 

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ID - new topic

This week, we began our new topic 'ID'. This is a science based topic based around our identity. We will be looking at concepts such as: DNA, genes, characteristics, inheritance. We will also be looking into social reformers and how they brought about change to daily life in their way. This…

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PSHE - Mental Health

This week, we started our new PSHE Jigsaw topic 'Relationships'. This first lesson focussed on what is actually meant by mental health and the challenges and support that surround this topic. We began with a little game in which to highlight some of the issues with mental health such as: people…

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School in England or School in Spain?

Today we looked at the various differences between schools in England and schools in Spain. We learned that the school holidays in Spain start at the end of June and go on until the end of September! We decided as a class which school life we preferred and had a debate about which country we would…

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Collective Worship

This week marked the return of the children leading Collective Worship. The four girls had the theme of Lent. They chose appropriate music and scripture and asked the rest of the class to reflect both on what they could sacrifice at Lent and also what extra thing they could do. The children shared…

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Spanish conversations

The children practised using Spanish in a conversation this week. They were asking each other whether they had certain classroom items such as: pens, pencils, books, sharpeners. They would either reply that they did or did not, They can use appropriate responses for thank you and you're…

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Moving toy mid-point evaluation

After making their prototypes last week, the children took time to reflect on what the strengths and weaknesses were for their design. This included the way that they approached the construction process. Some children needed to make their structure larger, smaller or more stable: others needed to…

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