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Category Archives: Year 6

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 time and raised over £60.  Well Done Year 6!

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

Visit from a Marine Pilot

As part of our work on Raising Aspirations, Year 6 are learning about a variety of different careers.  In particular, we are looking at those which we may not have thought about before. This morning, we welcomed Richard Moore – a Marine Pilot from the Port of Tyne. Richard told us all about his exciting… Continue Reading

Y6 at The Discovery Museum

Y6 had a great day re-tracing the steps of some of the most famous inventors and scientists from our region. We had a tour of the museum and learned lots about the likes of Joseph Swan, George Stephenson, Charles Parsons and George Armstrong. We realised how our region had changed the world! We also learned… Continue Reading

Congratulations to Prince Harry and Meghan

The children of St Lawrence’s dressed up in red, white and blue today to celebrate the forthcoming royal wedding.  We enjoyed learning all about royal weddings from the past and traditions which have passed down through generations.   We’re looking forward to the big day tomorrow and send a huge royal wave to the happy couple!… Continue Reading