Year 6

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Bullying Workshop

Paul Stephens visited Year 6 to complete a drama workshop about bullying.  He performed a brilliant play, that made us all laugh A LOT, as well as think about the very important message of what is and isn’t bullying and how to look out for one another.

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Uncle C came to Visit

As part of our English unit on diary writing, Year six were set the challenge of writing informally in character.  Uncle C (a character in the diary entries we have been studying) came to visit to tell us all about his experience in WW2 and how much he hates ‘those lil blighter vaccies’.  Year 6 then had a […]

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WW2 Topic Launch

To launch our topic, we had a visit from Snowy, who works at HMS Raleigh.  He taught us lots about WW2 and also showed us his very own medals!  We then had a pretend air-raid.  The siren sounded and we all had to take cover.  Some people had important jobs like turning the lights out […]

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Plymouth University

We had a visit from some Plymouth University Computing students, who did a range of fun activities with based around coding.  

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Kate Jane Neal Author Visit

Year 6 enjoyed a workshop in the hall with Kate, where they learnt about the lovely messages in her book and also how to draw character feelings.  

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Egyptian Day

To launch our topic, we had a ‘History Day’ and we became Ancient Egyptians.  We made papyrus scrolls and wrote in hieroglyphics, we learnt about the Egyptian number system and we baked Egyptian flat bread.

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Forest School

To make links with our English Topic of ‘Survival Skills’, we took part in some Forest School work with Mr Rockett, where we learnt about how to start a fire and whittle a stick.  We will be using this knowledge to write instructions next week.

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Topic Launch

To launch our topic ‘A Voyage of Discovery’ Year 6 visited the aquarium to learn all about the evolution and adaptation of different species.  We had a great day and learnt lots of fascinating facts.

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Volcano Explosion

In art this half term, Year 6 have been creating volcanoes and to finish off our topic in style we went outside to explode them.

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Natural Disasters Topic Launch

We went into the hall for our Topic Launch.  The hall had been completely transformed and contained many things, including a huge tent!  We had to imagine that Torpoint was under threat from a tsunami.  Our job was to investigate the objects and decide which ones we would take.  The aim was survival and we […]