Last day at Lockerbie

Today we said goodbye to Lockerbie Manor and set off home after lunch. Before that though, we still had activities to enjoy, which included abseiling, target shooting, survival skills, archery and tackling the low-ropes course. 

 

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Thursday at Lockerbie Manor!

Our penultimate day at Lockerbie has been jam-packed with tough targets, tricky team-building tasks and towering heights! We’ve have great fun when facing our fears at the Manor's enormous climbing wall, straining to reach the next level on Jacob's Tower, and when learning how to take time and…

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Wednesday at Lockerbie

The sun has been shining all day today. Some of us enjoyed time on the lake again, this time building and testing rafts. We have also been mountain bike riding and had a fencing lesson. This afternoon some groups tackled the obstacle course, whilst others had to use their teamwork skills in a…

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Day 2 at Lockerbie Manor

We woke up to rain this morning, but we enjoyed a hearty breakfast before venturing out to go orienteering and learn survival skills. Thankfully it stopped raining in the afternoon. We had a great time on the lake canoeing and kayaking. We finished the day with abseiling or tackling the high ropes…

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Year 6 arrive at Lockerbie Manor

Year 6 arrived at Lockerbie Manor this afternoon to begin their week of outdoor and adventurous activities. After settling into their dorms, they split into groups to enjoy various activities including the obstacle course, blind trail, zip wire and low ropes course. They also enjoyed their first…

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Place Value Jewellery in Year 5!

We have been learning about decimal place value this week.  We cut up a straw (our "whole")  into tenths to make necklaces.  We then cut up a tenth piece into hundredths to make hundredth bracelets, and a few of us managed to persist with dividing a hundredth into thousandths to make earrings! …

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World Book Day in Y5

We had a great time when we celebrated World Book Day in school.  Can you work out which book characters we are from our costumes?

 

 

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Cats Poetry and Drama

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Y4 Egyptian Day

We had so much fun on our Egyptian Day, Mrs Mayor thought our costumes were amazing and we made a scarab beetle bracelet to wear. We played games, baked Egyptian bread, made pyramids and even had a mummy competition! We also wrote our names in hieroglyphics on a cartouche and learnt about the…

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Friction experiments

We have been completing lots of investigations to learn about friction. We used force meters to move our PE bags across different surfaces and have devised our own experiment to test which surface creates more friction. We have also made paper spinners to test air…

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Egyptologist visit

We have been really lucky in Y4 to have the opportunity for an Egyptologist to come into our class. We discussed Egyptian society and together we formed a triangle to show the importance of different jobs. We even got the chance to mummify a body! Have look at our…

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Using historical sources

During our topic about Ancient Egypt, we have learnt about Tutankhamun. We have looked closely at a photograph showing some of the artefacts that were found in his tomb thousands of years ago and have tried to infer information about Tutankhamun from this. We used our deduction skills just like…

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