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Category Archives: Year 6

KS2 take part in CAFOD’s Walk for Hunger

KS2 take part in CAFOD’s Walk for Hunger

Yesterday, all of Key Stage 2 took part in CAFOD’s Walk for Hunger campaign, walking a mile to support people around the world who don’t have enough to eat. We contributed to the charity’s campaign by bringing in money for our non-uniform day. Just as importantly, we became more aware of the issues faced by… Continue Reading

Graduation Day!

Year 6 had a fantastic ‘Graduation Day’ to round off a wonderful week working with IntoUniversity. The children had a tour around Northumbria University’s futuristic City Centre campus before putting on their mortar boards and gowns. Dozens of families were there to celebrate with them and listen to their presentations about famous engineers: Brunel who… Continue Reading

University Challenge

Year 6 spent a fantastic morning thinking about their ideal university course and where they might study when they are older. The children looked through dozens of prospectuses from sites across the UK to get a feel for the 52,000 different subjects that are now available to be studied in Higher Education. They discussed the… Continue Reading

Year 6 Science Trip

Year 6 spent a wonderful day exploring the Centre for life. The children, who went as part of the IntoUniversity project, looked at different aspects of science, in particular Space. They had the opportunity to visit the Planetarium as well as look at how the human brain functions. The scheme, sponsored by Newcastle and Northumbria… Continue Reading