Year 6 DT- Curry O’clock

After learning about curries all half-term, and developing our hygiene and food preparation skills we put them to the test and made our curries! There were 6 groups and we each had a design brief to fit a curry recipe to. Each group designed there very own bespoke recipe; including choosing which spices and vegetables […]

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Year 6 Politics

With the news of our Prime Minister’s resignation today, year 6 went off script this afternoon and talked politics. Firstly we talked about the events that lead to Boris’s decision to resign- before learning about the system of the UK government and how it works. We found out that there were some very important cabinet […]

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Year 6 Science

Before we head off to secondary school and science becomes more about Bunsen burners and field trips, we have been talking a lot about what it means to be a good scientist. From creating hypotheses and planning fair tests to displaying results and sporting patterns, we are thinking and working like scientists. Today’s hypothesis to […]

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Year 6 @ the cinema

Today as a special treat for all their hard work, year 6 went on an outing to the cinema. Having enjoyed reading Wonder recently, we managed to book a special screening and had the whole screen to ourselves. Thanks for all your hard work this year Year 6- we hope your enjoyed your special day […]

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UKS2 DT- Food

We have just embarked on a delicious quest to Indian to learn all about curry! In fact, the world curry comes from the Indian Tamil word ‘Kari’ meaning a sauce or soup to be served with rice. We looked at world maps and found out that curry is quite a global dish- with many different […]

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UKS2 Geography

This half-term we are studying the incredible naturalist and geographer Charles Darwin. To kick start the project, we thought like Darwin and took to the playground to make careful and meaningful observations of the living things. “Why do different plants have different coloured flowers?” “How much older is the tree than the shrub beside it?” […]

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Bye Bye Kingswood 👋

We’re heading home! What a fantastic group of children- I’ve been amazed at their resilience and kindness all week long. Thanks for a brilliant week Year 6! On our last day, we headed out in the snow and wind again, maps in hand, to find the way in orienteering. Then we went off to the […]

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Kingswood Day 4

Our last full day at Kingswood was certainly a memorable one. We were hit by a snow and sleet storm but powered on through and found the fun regardless. We hit our targets in archery, attempted Zipline (which unfortunately had to be cancelled as the wind pushed us back and we barely moved down the […]

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Kingswood Day 3

The end of another packed day of Kingswood is nearly over, and what a packed day it has been. We have been busy working on our teamwork, learning new skills and reaching new heights (literally and actually!) We started off with a jam-packed morning with 3 activities before lunch: team games, aero ball and obstacle […]

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Kingswood Day 2

Our first fun filled full-day at Kingswood is coming to a close. We have conquered challenges and pushed our boundaries- plenty to be proud of today! We started off with some problem solving and team tech, learning how to work as a team with clear communication. It was great to see both teams improve over […]

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