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Year 6 have a historical afternoon! | 22 May 2019

As part of the ongoing transition process and as preparation for the trip to France, Year 6 were given a history lesson by a teacher from a local high school. This was about World War One, especially life in the trenches of Northern France and the stories of some soldiers from our region.  

Top Secret Visit from the Moon! | 20 May 2019

On Thursday last week, we had a top secret visit – so top secret we’re only now allowed to tell you – from the Moon and a meteorite! Colleagues from Bradford Grammar School had been entrusted by NASA to look after a sample of moon rock and a piece of meteorite from the Campo del …

Weather and Climate – Entry Point. | 23 Apr 2019

For the entry point to our topic, weather and climate, year 6 constructed shelters and discussed survival strategies for different extreme weather conditions.

Doves’ own report of their learning this afternoon: In Science we have been trying to separate different materials that had been mixed together. We learnt the difference between a solution and a mixture and we tested whether we could filter them. We learnt that a mixture can be separated by using a sieve or filter …

This week, Destination Judo came into school to work with the children for a taster session. Today was Doves turn and what an experience it was! The children wore a Judo kit and learnt how to correctly do the Judo grab and hold. They also played a range of fast paced warm up games which …

Red Kites and Doves buddied up today for World Book Day and we saw some lovely partnerships blossoming. The children worked together on Book Bingo, wordsearches, character selfies and did some shared reading.  It was lovely to see the older children supporting the younger ones and the pleasure that they all seemed to get from …


Spring 2 Knowledge Organiser – MATHS Y5 Spring 2 Knowledge Organiser – MATHS Y6

Doves and Kingfishers have been building some pretty epic temples in our ‘The Great, The Good, and The Bold’ topic, this week. Check out the gallery of pictures, and cast a critical eye over our creations…imagining that you’re Kevin McCloud presenting Grand Designs. What else have you got to do on a rainy Friday evening? …

To kick start our topic on Space, Doves made rockets then launched them over the classroom (along a piece of string).

Space Topic Exit Point | 11 Jan 2019

For our exit point, a planetarium was set up in the hall. We learnt about the Solar System, the ISS and heard many other interesting facts which enhanced our learning and understanding of Space.
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