Let There Be Light

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In Mathematics this week we have revised the long division method.


In English we have started learning about ‘The Jabberwocky.’ It’s a nonsense poem written by Lewis Carroll. We began performing the poem in group with intonation and expression and talking about what we thought the nonsense…

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Welcome to 2023

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In Mathematics, this week we have been learning about the three ordering symbols. We then solved calculations and used the symbols to order the calculations.


In English, we have been learning about how to structure a short narrative. We also focused on the key…

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Letters Of Complaint

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In English we have finished our letters to Mrs Cole for are complaints about the school to make it better.


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In Math we are doing Angels on a straight line and to find the missing angels



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Blog By Indy Altham

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In English we are doing our complaint letter (to Mrs Cole).

In Maths we are doing percentages. We have been learning how to find 1% of the given number.

In Science we're doing evolution and inheritance and learnt how fossils are made.

In Geography we're learning about Death Valley.


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On Friday we remembered those who gave their lives so that we can live the lives that we lead today. We had our usual Celebration Assembly with Mr Blackburn before a special Remembrance Assembly with Mr Mearns. 


In class, we wrote war poetry throughout the morning to conclude our English…

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A Short But Busy Week

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It was great to see everyone back at school with smiles on their faces after the half term. Only three days this week but it was still a very busy week:


  1. We finished our Iron Man Interview transcripts, discussing an incident that someone had witnessed involving the Iron Man, Iron Woman…
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This week we have carried out a range of scientific activities linked to our topic of Classification. We firstly classified a range of nonsense creatures based upon their visible characteristics (remembering that the creatures were not real so we could only classify them on visible aspects).

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Maximum 'Vaultage'

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In PE this week we continued to practise a range of balances on the mats as well as practising how to jump on and off benches. We also got the vaults out and practised mounting the vaults, travelling onto the vaults and jumping from the vaults, again practising a range of jumps.

In Science this…

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The Gold Standard

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  1. In English this week, we planned and then wrote our diary entries from the perspective of a person in Pompeii. We used a range of topical vocabulary (amphitheatre, thermal baths, market traders) as well as a range of key Year 6 skills. The standard has been set very high already! We will be…
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The Head Team

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This week we appointed our ‘Head Team’ in assembly on Friday.


I am delighted to say that the following children have now got the following roles within school:


Head Boy – Oscar Bradley

Head Girl – Alara Agic

Deputy Head Boy – Dylan Taylor

Deputy Head Girl – Ellie…

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Week 2

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  1. Head Hunters. This week we created our own set of Head Hunters cards to find around the school grounds. Each of the sets had to be linked together but the theme of the cards was up to us.
  2. Andy Warhol. We looked at some of Andy Warhol’s repeated patterns that…
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Welcome Back!

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Welcome Back!

A massive welcome back after the six-week holidays! I hope you have had a fantastic summer and that you are ready for your final year of Pool House.


This has been a week of getting used to the new routines and expectations of year 6. We decided upon presentation standards…

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