Y6 ended another busy week by putting their mental arithmetic and timestables skills and knowledge into practise by spending the afternoon challenging each other to a series of Maths games.
Y6 were invited to visit the Magistrates Court at Workington today to learn about our justice system. They took part in a real court case and even got the chance to look at the cells downstairs. Charlotte (one of the Magistrates) commented that they were the best class she has ever worked…
Y6 have had a lovely festive day wearing their Christmas jumpers. Well done on such a super effort!
Today Year 6 carried out an investigation into how microorganisms spread. We had great fun using green paint to represent mucus and exploring the best ways to prevent spreading germs. We found out that washing with soap, warm water and drying carefully was the best way to stop microorganisms from…
As part of our week of remembrance, Y6 have studied the poem Dulce Et Decorum Est by the famous war poet Wilfred Owen. They used his thought provoking poem to create their own poetry which is both beautifully written and moving.
To show our support for anti-bullying week, the children in Y6 dressed in blue and created posters to spread the message of friendship around our school. If you’re passing Year 6’s window, have a look at their super work which is proudly on display!
Congratulations to Y6 who are the overall winners of this half term’s class attendance race. They were delighted to receive a frisby each as a reward. Well done!
Y6 spent an afternoon at the library today. They returned to school with a selection of books of their choice after enjoying listening to a chapter or two of our class novel - Street Child.
Y6 spent an interesting morning with Jenny from United Utilities. They learnt about saving water and where our water comes from. We were all surprised to learn that running the tap whilst brushing our teeth wastes on average 18 litres of water!
As part of our RE work on being good shepherds, Y3 spent a lovely afternoon in Y6 getting to know their new “buddies”. Each younger child has been assigned a Y6 role model to keep them safe and offer a friendly face to them in KS2.
Year 5 thoroughly enjoyed their trip to the Cocoa Bean Factory this week. We have been reading “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” as a class text in English and studying changes in materials in Science and linked our trip to these topics. We had so much fun making our own chocolate bars, animals…