Y6 Investigate Refraction and Reflective Materials

Year 6 completed their unit of learning on light by planning and carrying out an investigation to discover ‘What surfaces make the best reflectors?’.  They set up an investigation that had a controlled variable, independent variable and dependent variable.  They predicted and carried out the…

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Y6 D&T Pitta Bread Making

Year 6 are enjoying their current Design and Technology theme of “Can Street Foods Save Us?” This week they made pitta bread to try with hummus. They learned the skills of kneading and stretching the dough to develop the gluten in the flour. They also considered why yeast is such an important…

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Ghost Launchers STEAM Challenge

Year 6 took part in a STEAM ( Science Technology Engineering And Mathematics) challenge. Their goal was to create a catapult to launch marshmallow ghosts as far as possible. They worked in teams to create plans considering: the materials they had available, how they would know the catapult was…

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Mexican Burritos in D&T

As part of our D&T unit on exploring foods from other cultures, Y6 were asked the question: ‘Can street foods save us?’ They talked about what good nutrition looked like and analysed whether their favourite snacks were healthy or not. We agreed that everything is fine in moderation! They used…

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Y6 More Forest School Fun!

Y6 are continuing to enjoy the experiences being offered to them in their weekly Forest School sessions this half-term. 
This week they have made a fire safely and designed and made their own personalised wooden medals using natural materials. You can see from the happy faces on the photos how…

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Science Museum Show

Year 6 were delighted to attend the Science Museum show today at Lakes College, Lillyhall. We enjoyed taking part in the ‘Feel the Force’ show.  The Science Museum from London travelled to Cumbria to give the pupils this fantastic opportunity.  Matthew was picked out to be a volunteer and assist…

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Y6 Forest School

Year 6 were delighted to be able to be the first class of the year to travel to Longlands Lake and take part in a session of Forest School. This week they enjoyed exploring the areas around the lake, digging holes in the mud, climbing trees and hanging in hammocks. We are absolutely delighted to…

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Year 6 Art (fruit)

Year 6 have been examining slices of fruit and vegetables to create detailed drawings using their sketching pencils. They used a variety of marks to add shading and detail. 

Year 6 Art

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