Year 6

Mrs McCall (Teacher) / Miss Watkins / Mr Anderson (ARMs)

Welcome to Year 6, the final chapter of primary school. A year of exciting opportunities, rewarding experiences and challenge! This is the year to shine.

As well as reaching academic potential, there will be plenty of opportunities for pupils to participate in key roles and responsibilities within the school that will equip them for their transition to secondary school.

In Year 6 pupils will be expected to work hard but in return, they are rewarded with many happy memories, lasting friendships, and an increased confidence to take them onto their next adventure.


Note-taking in Year 6

Today, we have looked at note-taking. Working in groups we took notes on the key points of our book this half term, The Island by Armin Greder. Initially we used whiteboards and discussed the advantages and disadvantages of using them e.g. can erase errors however...

Year 6’s Knot Talent

This week Year 6 have been researching Norse Knotwork as part of their Art. They realised that replicating the designs was much harder than it looked!...

Magical Mangahigh Maths

Thursday 12th July saw the end of the Primary Boss of the North competition that KS2 pupils have been competing in. Mrs McCall was amazed to receive the following news: Mangahigh is incredibly proud to have hosted Primary Boss of the North. It has been a fantastic...

Primary Boss of the North

Wednesday Update! On Tuesday, the ultimate mathematics challenge started. At 9am on 3rd July  four simultaneous competitions launched for schools across England: Boss of the North, Primary Boss of the North, Boss of the South and Primary Boss of the South. Swalwell...

Amazing Emotional Writing

Year 6 have surpassed all expectations with the most amazing writing this week. Miss Thielmann and I have been blown away by the standard of their work. Their challenge to make me cry! Although no-one has got there yet I've certainly had a lump in my throat. Well...

Maths Fun

During the holidays you can still practise your maths skills. Use your username and passwords to log onto the sites below. You will find some work set for you to complete and you can also explore and complete some work for yourself.

Happy Pi Day

On Wednesday 14th March, the pupils in Y5 and 6 celebrated Pi Day. After establishing that it isn't a day to celebrate eating pie, we learnt through a range of activities about pi. Pi is an infinite number, which links the diameter and circumference of a circle. It's...

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