Author Archives: Elaine Hodgkinson

Year 6 WW1 poems

Year 6 have been busy writing quatrain poems, describing life in the trenches. The children were inspired after learning about the Battle of the Somme. The children really captured the mood of soldiers waiting to go ‘over the top’. This … Continue reading

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Y6 Fire Safety on Bonfire Night

Welcome back after our half-term break. Please find attached the Autumn 2 newsletter, giving details of all events happening this half-term. Yesterday  Damien, a firefighter from the Manchester Fire Service visited Year 6. He explained to the children the potential … Continue reading

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Orienteering in Year 6

Hello, Over the past few weeks the children in Year 6 have been out in the playground and on the field, learning orienteering skills. They have followed the key on the map to help them achieve a set task. Later … Continue reading

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YR6 Den Building at Blackleach

Hello, What a fantastic week year 6 have had. On Wednesday we went to Blackleach Country Park to build dens. The children were inspired by the book The Explorer, in which four children had to build a den after their light … Continue reading

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Yr 6 masters of negative numbers

Hello In Year 6 have been learning how to use negative numbers in different contexts this week. Today the children used a depth chart BBC Most Extreme diving Mammals. Check out this QR code. Using information found on this website, … Continue reading

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Red Cross Visit to Year 6

This week the Red Cross visited Year 6 to talk about why some people in this world have to or choose to leave where they live. The children participated well and by the end of the session they had a … Continue reading

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Year 6 enjoying ‘The Explorer’

Hello, Over the past two weeks Year 6 have been enjoying the new book by Katherine Rundell, The Explorer. The book is filled with adventure, as four children are faced with surviving in such a vast and untamed place. The … Continue reading

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Welcome Year 6

  Welcome back! I hope that you had a fantastic summer holiday and you are looking forward to the year ahead. I am really excited about  working with such an enthusiastic and motivated group of children! I would like to invite … Continue reading

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Year 6 Leaver’s performance Darwin Rocks!

Year 6 have chosen the new musical by Steve Titford, Darwin Rocks as there leaver’s performance. This will be performed in school on Tuesday 18th July at 6.30 p.m. So we look forward to seeing you all there for an … Continue reading

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Year 6 Transition visits to High School

Hello, Transition visits for Year 6 This week: Walden High School: Tuesday 28th June, Wednesday 29th & Thursday 30th June. St Patrick’s R.C. High School: Wednesday 29th June St James’s C.E.High School: Friday 7th July Harrop Fold High School: Thursday … Continue reading

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