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Category Archives: Year 6

Buddies Bikes and Bubbles!

When we do something good in class we can each put a ‘bead in the jar’. When the bead jar is full we choose a treat for the whole class. For our first bead jar treat we choose to have the bikes and scooters in the yard. The Buddies came to play with us too and we even had chance to blow and chase some bubbles.

We can’t wait for the next full bead jar treat!

Safety Works Visit for Year 6

                                                            Year 6 had a very informative visit to Safety Works, looking at staying safe outside of school. Experts from the Police, Fire Service, Metro and Road Safety departments were on hand to help guide the children through different scenarios. Pupils really enjoyed the purpose built building, designed to mimic real-life situations. The discussed how to… Continue Reading

Year 6 Fire Safety Talk

Year 6 were given a very important talk about how to stay safe from fire. Station Officer Hagon, who is in charge of Newcastle Central and West Denton Fire Stations, came into school to give the pupils advice on fire prevention. He discussed how having a smoke alarm was one of the best ways to stay… Continue Reading

Charity juice and biscuit sale

Year 6 held a juice and biscuit sale for the whole school in aid of the mountain Rescue Service. The class chose the charity after meeting a number of the rescuers on their residential trip to Borrowdale in the Lake District. To say thank you for their life-saving efforts the children organised the sale at break… Continue Reading

Wonderful Residential Trip

31 children from Year 5 & 6 had a fantastic time at the school’s residential trip to Borrowdale in the Lake District. They took part in a variety of activities including rock climbing, kayaking and ghyll scrambling. The youngsters, and teachers, really pushed themselves to the limits in the Lake District sun, during the 3… Continue Reading

80m running champion!

Noah (Y6) qualified for the Newcastle Schools County Championships at a recent Athletics event.  On Saturday, after conquering the heats, he ran in the final and finished first place in the 80m sprint.  Congratulations, Noah – Newcastle Schools 80m sprint champion! Continue Reading

Engineering afternoon for Year 6.

  Year 6 had a fantastic afternoon learning all about engineering and what it is like as a career. Steven Burgess, Engineering Leader of Walker-based Baker Hughes, explained to the children how his career had developed and the opportunities there were within engineering to travel the world.   He explained how through hard work and determination… Continue Reading

Japan Day

Year 6 enjoyed a fantastic Japanese day as part of their topic looking at the Michael Morpurgo book ‘Kensuke’s Kingdom’. John, from the Oriental Museum in Durham, helped arrange a variety of activities such as origami and Japanese calligraphy. He also allowed the children to handle different Japanese objects including kimonos, ceremonial displays and domestic… Continue Reading