Read All About It!

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Our focus throughout the week was creating our own Newspaper that details the events that happened in Pompeii.


Throughout the week we:

  1. Identified the key features of a newspaper article. We found that a newspaper needs: a name for the newspaper, a main headline, a ‘by line’, cost,…
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Top 5 Moments of Week 2

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  1. This week we began our new PE topic of Hockey. We started the topic by practising our push pass and trapping skills. These are basic skills that will allow us to pass and control the ball with accuracy.
  2. In English we began our Pompeii topic. We learnt about what happened in Pompeii in 79AD…
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Welcome Back

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A massive welcome back after an incredibly busy summer! Where has the time gone? 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…

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Tower Wood

We have had a fantastic week at Tower Wood. A massive thank you to Amy, Paul and Nick who were our instructors throughout the week! We had a brilliant week, trying out a range of activities that we had never had the chance to experience before. Below are our top moment of the week.


  1. We…
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Euro 2020 Themed Day

We have had another busy week, rounded off by our Euro 2020 Themed Day to celebrate the current tournament (Come On England!!) Below is a brief overview of what we did during the themed day.


  1. All of KS2 entered a competition where we had to design our own Pool House Football Kit and…
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A Week In Isolation

This week we were in isolation from Monday to Thursday but we still managed to achieve a lot!


  1. We continued learning about Algebra, which is what we had been learning about in Mathematics last week. We carried out a number of multi-step questions involving algebraic equations.


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The End Of The Jabberwocky

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On Monday, we started the day as normal with a spelling test. After break, we did some volume in Mathematics. In the afternoon, we did RE and learnt about the soul, then we did orienteering with Mr Blackburn



We started, the day with some handwriting practice and then…

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A fun four days!

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On Tuesday, we started the morning with an arithmetic. After break we did a little more Maths about the Inverse Operation and finished of the day with a PE lesson and also some history.



On Wednesday, we started the day with a game of Pointless Mathematics to revise…

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Emily's Gold Class Blog

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On Monday, we did our spelling test in the morning and then started to learn about the Jabberwocky in English. After lunch, we started our PE topic on Orienteering and had to run around the school grounds searching for Orienteering flags. Our RE topic today was about what happens after…

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A Fantastic First Week Back!

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A warm welcome back to you all! This week has been a busy one but a really enjoyable one and I think everyone has enjoyed being back after half term. The blog this week has been written by Emily Jones again who is our chief blogger!



On Monday, we practiced our skill of long…

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Red Nose Day

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What a busy but fantastic day we have had today for Red Nose Day!


1. We bought Red Noses to support a really good cause and designed our own Red Noses and our theme for future Red Nose Day's.

2. We carried out a Red Nose Day quiz in different teams. The three different categories were -…

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Festive Fun

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Today, we made our whole class WW2 time line. Also we went on active learn (Maths flex) it wasn’t everyone’s favourite, but we all did it and did well. In the afternoon we had our film afternoon and watched Christmas Chronicles 2.



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