Year 6


Over the past couple of weeks, Year 6 have been looking at the invasion of the Romans in 43AD and how this left a lasting legacy on life in Britain. They have looked at the initial rebellion by Boudicca when the Romans took over, to the gradual acceptance of Roman ways and the influence they had ove


Year 6 have been to Vindolanda and the Roman Army Museum as part of their ‘Leaving a Legacy’ topic work. For some of the children, it was the first time they had ever visited a museum and being able to see artefacts that had been excavated from the Vindolanda site itself really helped to bring the t


This week, in maths lessons, the children in year 6 have been working on geometry. They developed their learning about circles so that they understand the words “radius”, “diameter” and “circumference”. Then, they moved on to looking at the connection between the radius and the diameter.


  The younger children in school have been learning about Spikes and Stings and Sticky things this term. This encompasses slightly more risky plants; stinging nettles, brambles, thistles etc. Insects that may cause harm if provoked; bees, wasps, the occasional earwig, and Stick Safety; how we move


Year 6 have today completed their SATs and have had an afternoon of cakes, ice-cream and fun to celebrate! The children have worked extremely hard, not only this wee, but in the build up to their tests, and have shown great determination to do the best that they can. the news and social media have b


This week, the children in Year 6 have been working on co-ordinates and translating shapes on grids. They have worked in the four quadrants and have considered when the co-ordinate needs to be positive or negative and have used the age-old memory aide “along the corridor and up/down the stairs.” Onc


Nursery had a very busy morning, in class we looked at plants that may be a bit “risky”. Thistles, nettles, brambles etc. Miss Rowe showed the children which insects only live on these plants and why it’s so important we allow areas for these habitats to thrive. We watched a short film about all the