Year 6


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.


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.


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 […]


FizzPop Science Assembly

Astro Alice from FizzPop Science came to do an amazing assembly all about air! The children learnt all about how to make air explode, blow balloons up really quickly and how to make ‘Bob the balloon’ fit inside a flask!