Music in Y6

In our music lessons we have been listening to various songs and different styles of music. We have been learning about the tempo and dynamics of the songs and appraising the sounds we hear. This week we loved listening to the music of the Carpenters and after appraising their work we designed new…

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Y6 Dodgeball

Y6 have been refining their throwing and catching skills and consolidating their knowledge of how to play invasion games through weekly dodgeball sessions each Friday in the hall. Excellent teamwork and sportsmanship have developed. 

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Y6 Amazing Me!

Y6 have been using their art skills to create posters celebrating how amazing they all are!

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Y6 Mental Health Week

Y6 tackled some tricky conversations surrounding mental health and well-being in their PHSE sessions this week. They discussed the importance of keeping their minds as healthy as their bodies. On Friday they created posters using paint or oil pastels to show off why they are “amazing” and admitted…

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Y6 Play in a Day

Y6 were lucky to be joined by Lisa again this year to produce their own version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. The whole school were treated to their performance which they practised, rehearsed and performed in just a few short hours. We have some stars in the making; what a fantastic…

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Y6 Aspiration Afternoon

Y6 spent the afternoon learning about future career choices and ways to work as a team at our Aspiration Event. They used Lego and were set a variety of challenges to help prepare them for scenarios when they’re older in the world of work. 
 

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Y6 Multi-skills

The cold January weather didn’t stop Y6 enjoying an energetic Multi-skills session outside with Dan. They have been working on attacking and invading ball games and learning how to defend. 

 

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Y6 Magistrates Court Visit

As part of their Crime and Punishment topic our Y6 children were invited to Workington Magistrates Court to find out more about how our justice system works. They took part in a mock court case, stood in the witness box and even visited the cells under the court. We were lucky to host Charlotte…

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Y6 Library Visit

Year 6 spent a morning at the library on Friday. They chose some lovely books to book out and enjoy reading at home and also enjoyed listening to a chapter of their current class novel: Street Child. 

 

 

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Y6 Aspiration Session

Y6 enjoyed a morning with representatives from the Cumbria Primary Business partnership who came in to deliver a series of workshops about different jobs and career paths available in Cumbria. 

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Y6 Jobs in the Community Event

Y6 were invited to Lakes College, Lilyhall, to learn about the variety of jobs and careers available in our local area. They thoroughly enjoyed their morning, trying their hand at many activities including: biscuit icing, hairdressing, policing and virtual reality gaming!

 

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Y6 Library Visit

Y6 enjoyed a peaceful, afternoon at the library today. Despite almost being ready to leave us for Secondary school, it proved that you’re never too old to enjoy listening to a good story!

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