Year 6


Year 6 enjoyed a trip to the Roman fort of Vindolanda. They were able to explore the ruins and discover what the different buildings had been used for. it was interesting to see a real archaeological dig taking place, where the first pair of Roman boxing gloves has been discovered. The children then


Year 6 have had fun learning some Shakespeare this week. They have been looking at the play ‘Macbeth’ and have acted out the famous scene between Lady Macbeth and her husband where she is convincing him to murder King Duncan. They also really enjoyed creating their own Shakespearean insults to call


June 5th is ‘World Environment Day’ led by the United Nations with the aim of raising awareness and putting actions into place which will help protect the world in which we live. There are many ways in which our lifestyles have a negative impact upon our environment.  However, there are many ways i


Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end! And so it is with the Year 6 residential to Dukeshouse Wood.  However, the time in which they were there, the children learned a lot of new skills but they also learned a lot about themselves.  Everyone was pushed outside of their comfort zones a


Year 6 have enjoyed another fun-packed menu of activities.  The staff and children tried their hand at archery, the zip wire and the laser in the woods. After tea, the children enjoyed a game of football rounders and the ‘mini olympics’ before returning to their dormitories for a well-earned n


After a night in which we can at least say that everyone got some sleep, it was important that the children refuelled.  A 7.30am call for breakfast led to some happy individuals who tucked into a menu of cooked breakfast, cereal, toast and watermelon. As the children prepare for the morning activit


During the afternoon, the Year 6 pupils were challenged in a range of activities that filled the first part of Day 1. Once split into three groups, the children listened carefully to the instructors and worked hard to achieve group outcomes and individual goals. Today’s sessions included high ropes,


The Year 6 pupils arrived at Kingswood safe and sound and ready to begin their residential experience. After lunch, the first step was to sort dormitories out which sounds easier than it actually was – making beds, sorting bunks, organising cases –  It was a problem-solving task all by itself! This