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23 February 2024

Forest School - Knots and Frames

This week Y5 had a fantastic PE lesson, starting their forest schooling with Miss Barker! It’s truly a unique experience and the children loved getting the chance to learn how to tie knots and using this skill to make frames out of sticks. We can’t wait for the next lesson!

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26 January 2024

Creating a Character

Today in Writing we introduced the next topic we would be writing about and that is an alternative character, the class was very excited when they learned they would be working together to create these new characters and we ended up with some amazing creations, such as; a Sheep who lost his baa,…

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23 January 2024

Imperial War Museum

Year 6 visited the Imperial War Museum after studying ‘War Horse’ in our English lessons. We further extended our knowledge of how animals were helpful in the war effort through an interactive tour of the museum. 

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22 January 2024

Master Puppeteers

Year 6 have worked in teams to brainstorm ideas for their shadow puppet creations. They have considered the scenery, characters and what resources they will enquire to create their performance.

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19 January 2024

Year 6 citizenship

Year 6 completed their first citizenship task by helping out in another year group. We helped year one to plant flowers, showing friendship, respect and determination in doing so.

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19 January 2024

Light investigation

Year 6 investigated what happens to their pupil when their eye is exposed to light.

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18 January 2024

Vocabulary Gallery

Today the children have looked at some of the high level vocabulary that can be found in our new text “The Wizard of Oz” we looked not only at the definition of these words but also how they can be used in year 5 level sentences such as expanded noun phrases and relative clauses.

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12 January 2024

Solids, Liquids and Gases

Today the children have started their new topic of properties of materials, starting at the very beginning of this we have investigated the differences between solids, liquids and gases right down to their particles.

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9 January 2024


Year 6 completed some art using Zentangle patterns to show the complexities within the human mind as we work towards building resilience when moving from our Red to our Blue head during trickier times.

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22 December 2023

Garage Band enrichment

Our Garage Band superstars produced some fantastic music including in a dance style, acoustic and even music from other cultures.

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21 December 2023

Performing poetry

Year 6 have been performing their war poetry to the class, showing the Waterside value of courage when reading aloud.

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13 December 2023

Y5 DT Day - Making Soup

Today we have spent the whole day researching, preparing, making, tasting and evaluating soup! We used onions, leeks, potatoes and carrots! All of these vegetables were sliced up by the children and added to our soup maker resulting in a delicious treat that the children enjoyed, if ever you’re…

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