14 Jun

Year 5&6 go to see Peter and the Wolf

Today Year 5&6 went to the Lancaster Town Hall to watch a performance of Peter and the Wolf by Prokofiev. It told the story of a boy called Peter and his encounter with a wolf.  Each of the characters had different instruments representing them. The flutes were birds, the oboe was a duck and the…

13 Jun

Y6 Local history day

The sun shone for Year 6 today as they walked into Lancaster. Having learned about the development of the settlement of Lancaster in class, we followed our maps (both a modern OS map and a 1610 version) down the A6 before walking past White Cross then down Penny Street and Market Street up to the…

7 Jun

Computing

We carefully wrote code to make a painting programme. We had to debug as we went along. 

17 May

Futuristic App inventors

Year 6 had an inventive afternoon today. They were tasked with coming up with new ideas for using technology in the classroom. Our ideas included electronic, interactive display boards and electronic mini whiteboards that can store your workings and mean you don’t need to worry about your…

15 May

Cricket with Coach Reagan

Today, Year 6 enjoyed an afternoon off their SATs to practise their cricket skills with Coach Regan.

13 May

Maths in the sunshine

Following our first SATstests of the week, Year 6 enjoyed another afternoon outside in the sunshine. This time we were solving maths problems to collect clues to work out an anagram - very complicated but great fun too!


 

9 May

Outdoor SPAG

Year 6 have enjoyed some active SPAG revision this morning, working in pairs to find and answer questions about grammar and punctuation. After lunch, the sun came out, so we spent the afternoon practising our ‘-shun’ spelling patterns and prefixes in two team activities.

22 Apr

A living timeline of Lancaster’s history

Year 6 ventured down to the field for our history lesson this morning. 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 plenty of room on the field.…

27 Mar

Year 5 and 6 Spirituality Morning

Year 6 joined Year 5 this morning for our Spirituality Morning, where we spent time thinking about the symbol of the cross as represented in different countries around the world. We looked at the Jerusalem cross, depicting four small crosses around a main cross. We learnt that this can represent…

20 Mar

Tag Rugby tournament

The sun shone for us this afternoon as the Year 6 tag rugby team took part in the Lancaster Schools’ tournament at the Vale of Lune Rugby Club. Despite the sunshine, the pitches were quite wet and by the end of the afternoon, we were quite muddy!
We played 6 matches in total, winning two, drawing…

20 Mar

Year 6 Bikeability

Everyone inYear 6 has 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 from Go Velo. We began on the…

14 Mar

Basketball training for Year 6

Year 6 had a great afternoon today, up at the University of Cumbria. The PE students organised an afternoon of basketball training for us where we learnt the rules of the game and practised a range of skills before having an inter-house tournament. Castle house were the victors, winning all of…