Art in the woods

Today, Year 6 imaged themselves in the Australian outback, as we went to Dorrington Woods to do some “bark” painting. Australian Aborigines would paint designs on sheets of bark to help them remember stories or communicate a message. We replicated this idea using sheets of plywood to paint on, but…

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Year 6 enjoy wheelchair basketball

Year 6 were  excited to be able to try wheelchair basketball again. The games were fast and furious, with some great teamwork and tactics being displayed. Thank you toLancaster Bulldogs for such a fun session.

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A living Lancaster timeline

Year 6 braved the wind this morning when we ventured down to the field for our history lesson. We wanted to create a timeline showing the development of the city of Lancaster, from its Roman origins to the twentieth century.  Our timeline was far too long to fit into the classroom, but we had…

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Woodland maths

After a full morning of SATs, Year 6 ventured into the woods this afternoon for some fresh air, exercise and maths! We worked with a partner, following and solving a trail of maths problems around the woods.

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Maths treasure hunt in the sun

On Monday afternoon, Year 6 enjoyed a bit of light relief after their first SAT. We went outside to do a maths treasure hunt - solving a variety of problems, then using the answers to locate the next challenge. We got some fresh air and exercise, at the same time as revising some mathematical…

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Y6 begin athletics in PE

Year 6 have begun their unit on athletics this half term. We began by recording a baseline - measuring how good we are at jumping, running and throwing. Over the next few weeks we will improve our techniques in each of these areas.

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Finishing and evaluating our shelters

We had a busy afternoon on Monday, finishing our shelters then testing and evaluating them. The shelters had to meet the design brief: to be able to shelter a family of 4 Playmobile figures comfortably, keeping them safe from wind (a 30 second blast from a hair dryer) and rain (having 100ml of…

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Year 6 Bikeability

Everyone inYear 6 had the opportunity to take part in Bikeability training this week, making sure we have the knowledge and experience to ride our bikes on the road safely for ourselves and other road users. This involved two full days of practice with instructors Anne and Dawn. We began on the…

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Showing kindness to our mums on Mothering Sunday

Year 6 have been creating special interactive cards for their mums on Mothering Sunday, linked to our current worship theme of kindness. They made posies of paper flowers using folding and cutting techniques then wrote acts of kindness on each stem which they will carry out for their mums.…

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Shelters - The making begins!

After investigating suitable materials and experimenting with different structures, today we put all our learning together to design and then begin making the shelters for our play mobile families. We began by focusing on building a strong framework. We all decided to use wood to build our frames…

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Forces in Action!

This term we've been learning all about forces- air resistance couldn't hold us back; we got a good grip on gravity; things heated up when we learned about friction and we were swept away by water resistance! Therefore, we couldn't wait to see what we would get our hands on this week...…

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Investigating Materials!

This afternoon, Year 6 have been testing the durability, strength and water-resistance of various materials so that they can move on to the next stage in the process: designing a shelter that will comfortably house 4 toy statues and can withstand 100ml of 'rain', survive 30 seconds of 'wild…

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