Year 6

Mrs McCall (Teacher)

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.

 

Diwali Assembly and Workshops

On October 6th, we welcomed Mrs De Silva into school to deliver an assembly on Diwali, the Festival of Light. All children from Y3 to Y6 then took part in educational, interactive workshops. This was a fun, stimulating way to develop Diwali in school. Why not look in...

Y6 at Killhope Lead Mine

On Wednesday 28th September Y6 pupils travelled to Killhope Lead Mine in Durham, to experience what life would have been like for a Victorian miner. After a long journey we eventually arrived and were greeted with typical weather for the area – wind and drizzle-...

Transition – Media Studies

On Wednesday, 21st September, our Y6 travelled to Whickham for a transition session in Media... A very exciting start to transition this term...Making sound effects for a movie. Children looked closely at  sound and became ' Foley' sound artists. After producing a...

Year 6 Exam Results 2016

Please click the below link to view Year 6 SAT's results for 2016. Year 6 Exam Results 201516 If you have any queries regarding the document, please phone school on 0191 433 4000 to speak to Mrs...

Y6 Leavers Assembly

The end of the summer term is a key moment in the lives of many children and their families as pupils prepare to leave primary to go to secondary school and it was an emotional morning in school as parents, carers, grandparents , aunts and uncles gathered together to...

Thank you Historic Newspapers

Mrs McCall and the children of Y5/6 would like to thank Historic Newspapers for their education packs that they have sent to us free of charge. Three packs of historical newspapers will help us to study the causes and consequences of major events including: The...

Whickham Cluster Awards

http://gallery.swalwellprimary.org/main.php?g2_itemId=66427 Whickham School hosted an awards and presentation evening on Monday for Year 5/6 children from the Whickham Primary Cluster. Awards were given to Jodie, Corey, Ladislav, Alannah, Ryan, Keira, Don, Bryony,...

Cartography Workshop

On Thursday 30th June Y6 had a Cartography workshop with Jon and Mike, two Geography lecturers from Northumbria University. During the afternoon the children worked on three different maps, Their first was a very personal map showing the people, places and objects...

Beamish

On Monday 27th June, Y6 visited Beamish. They took part in a Victorian lesson – their teacher was very strict compared to the teachers now. (He even carried a cane!) Whenever, children spoke to him they had to stand and call him Sir. Writing with pen and ink caused a...

Year 6 EU Referendum

During this momentous week, Y6 have been studying the EU Referendum. They even held their own debate with children posing as MPs, MEPs and members of the public making a speech and giving reasons for their decision. On June 23rd we turned the classroom into our very...

YEAR 6- THE SECRET IS OUT!

THE SECRET IS OUT!!!!  On Thursday 23rd June Year 6 received an exciting email from Tim Peake, revealing which of the seed packets (red and blue) were the Space seeds. Over 5,400 schools and groups entered their data which has now been sent off for analysis. The final...

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