Transition – Biology

Transition – Biology

At Whickham School on Wednesday 16th November, Y6 took part in a biology lesson delivered by Mr Postlethwaite, Mr Berry and Miss Dixon. Children received an introduction to the care and use of microscopes so they were comfortable using it to observe, sketch and share...
Police Crime Scene Lesson

Police Crime Scene Lesson

Our Community Police Officer set up a mock crime scene in school on Monday 14th November. The focus was on speaking and listening.  Half the class were asked to be detectives and the other half became witnesses to a hit and run crash scene. Children combined...

Y6 Cinema Visit

Into Film Festival is a free, annual  film and education event for 5 to 19 year olds. Y6 attended the cinema on Thursday 10th November for a special viewing of Pete’s Dragon.
Ceilidh Workshop

Ceilidh Workshop

This workshop was presented by professional musicians and teachers and had our Y5/Y6 children toe tapping and clapping along to Irish Music. It did not take long for our children to learn the dances (The Grand Circle and The OXO dance) and perform them well. Everyone...
African Multiplication

African Multiplication

On Wednesday 21st October,  Y6 and some Y5 pupils, learnt a new method of multiplying – African Multiplication or Stick Multiplication. It seemed to be very strange at first compared to what we’re used to however, we soon learnt how to use it. Once we understood it...
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