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Enterprise Market Day

Posted by: | June 28, 2016 | 1 Comment |

Please come and support some worthy causes. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow!

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Enterprise Challenge

Posted by: | May 26, 2016 | 2 Comments |
under: enrichment

Welcome Quadbloggers!

Posted by: | April 29, 2016 | 13 Comments |

We generated this wordcloud by collecting words and phrases about our class. I would say that it is fairly accurate! 🙂 We would love it if you could say hello, tell us a little bit about yourselves and perhaps ask us some questions. You will see that we have a few posts for you to […]

under: Computing, General Chat, Quadblogging

Here is the Friday Film from this week. It is ‘The Alchemist’s Letter’ by Carlos Stevens. I hope that you enjoyed the film. Here are a few questions for you to consider: What is the relationship of the narrator to the alchemist? Why is there a monster in one of the memories? What do you […]

under: Friday Film, Literacy


Posted by: | April 1, 2016 | 5 Comments |

Here is the game which I showed you today in the ICT suite. Can you get to the end?

under: Computing, English, General Chat, Homework, Literacy, maths

100 Word Challenge

Posted by: | March 31, 2016 | 28 Comments |

Here is a new 100 word challenge for you to have a go at over the holidays if you feel like doing some writing. These are the prompt words which you must include in any order: Lie Row Fly Chips Sweet Have fun!

under: Homework, Literacy

Pandora adverts

Posted by: | March 18, 2016 | 9 Comments |

Using iMovie trailers on the iPads, we made adverts for the fictional planet of Pandora. The aim was to use persuasive language, in particular adjectives,to encourage people to visit. Here is an example:

under: Computing, English, Literacy
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Can you think of a suitable headline for this picture? Leave a comment below. Extra team points will be awarded for anyone who writes the lead paragraph (orientation) for this story as well. Photograph by John Talbot – originally posted to Flickr as Giant spider strikes again!

under: Homework, Literacy

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under: Computing

I am going to offer five team points for every correct answer. Good luck!

under: Homework, maths

Ancient Greek Pots Animation

Posted by: | February 24, 2016 | 20 Comments |

Here it is! Our incredible Year 6 animation. It was, of course, inspired by the original work that Karen Aqua and Ken Field did with some children in the U.S (click here to watch the original). Miss Taylor and I are so proud of you all. We intentionally mixed the classes up to add an […]

under: Art, Computing, enrichment, History, Literacy
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100 Word Challenge

Posted by: | February 8, 2016 | No Comment |

I have signed us up for an exciting new writing activity called the ‘100 Word Challenge’. Each week, we will be given a prompt to write about. It might be a picture, a word or a short phrase. We need to write about it in no more than 100 words! Once we have written, we […]

under: English, Literacy

I have drawn a rectangle with an area of 36cm squared. What could the perimeter of my rectangle be? There is more than one possible answer. I will award a TP for every correct answer.

under: Homework, maths

Here is a link to the video that we are using to inspire our animations. Hopefully, we will have some animations to share in a couple of weeks. What is your animation going to be on?

under: Computing, History

Matt Goodfellow visit

Posted by: | January 15, 2016 | No Comment |

Last week, Matt Goodfellow came to visit to talk to us about the poems that we were writing. Here is a link to a couple of Matt’s poems. Come back soon to see some of the poems that we wrote and (hopefully) a video of us reading them. Do you have any favourite poems or […]

under: English, enrichment, Literacy
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Merry Christmas!

Posted by: | December 18, 2015 | 1 Comment |

Have a good break everyone. See you in 2016!

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Christmas Production

Posted by: | December 16, 2015 | 5 Comments |

Here are some pictures. You were all fantastic!

under: music, Productions

Production songs are now up!

Posted by: | December 4, 2015 | 1 Comment |

All the production songs and lyrics are now available on the ‘production’ tab. The password is the animal which is on our school logo.

under: music, Productions

Hi everyone, As I shared with you in class the other day, I thought some of you might be interested in Cheadle’s Victorian Christmas Market which is taking place this Saturday. Apparently there will be activities, stalls and games (all in the Victorian style). In addition to this, there will be a performance of A Christmas […]

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Victorian Day

Posted by: | December 3, 2015 | 7 Comments |
under: History

Electricity Day

Posted by: | November 20, 2015 | 2 Comments |

Electricity Day on PhotoPeach

under: Science

Anti-bullying Week

Posted by: | November 20, 2015 | 2 Comments |

At the moment in school, we are talking a lot about respect and combating bullying. (We even had our own walking poster to promote the message around school!) I would like to know: What can we do to stop bullying?

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Bonfire Night Scratch Project

Posted by: | November 5, 2015 | No Comment |

Today, because it is Bonfire Night, we made animated firework displays in Scratch. Here is Rakhi’s. Click the mouse on the screen to launch the fireworks.

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Outdoor Maths

Posted by: | October 22, 2015 | 4 Comments |
under: maths
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Maths shape game

Posted by: | October 20, 2015 | No Comment |

Here is a link to the game from BBC Bitesize that you can play to revise your knowledge of shapes and their properties.

under: maths

A trip to the pictures!

Posted by: | October 9, 2015 | 2 Comments |

Here are some photos from our cinema trip. If you enjoyed watching the Ten Pieces film, you can learn more about it here. We even had our own dedicated carriage on the tram!

under: music, Trips
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What are your thoughts on the fate of the poacher, William Kemp? Remember: he was poaching rabbits from the grounds of Lord Stamford and you caught him. You decided to tell Mr Adams, the head gamekeeper, leading to William Kemp losing his home, and being sent to prison for six months. Furthermore, with nobody to […]

under: History, Homework, Trips

Friday Film

Posted by: | September 25, 2015 | 3 Comments |

Here is this week’s Friday film. It is called Reverso and was made by a group of French animators called ArtFX. What did you think of it?  

under: Friday Film, General Chat, Literacy

National Coding Week

Posted by: | September 24, 2015 | No Comment |

This week is National Coding Week. To recognise this, we are encouraging the children to teach someone how to code. This week, after their computing lesson, your child will come home with some resources to teach you how to code in Scratch (https://scratch.mit.edu/). We would love it if you could get involved. Once you have […]

under: Computing

Virtual Pet – The Results!

Posted by: | September 23, 2015 | 21 Comments |

Here are the results! Our pet will arrive this weekend. Now we just need to think of a name. Leave a comment below if you have a suggestion.

under: General Chat, maths

Virtual Pet – Your vote matters!

Posted by: | September 18, 2015 Comments Off on Virtual Pet – Your vote matters! |


under: General Chat

Jeans for Genes is tomorrow. If you would like to participate, you can bring in £1 and wear your jeans with your normal school jumper.

under: Fundraising, General Chat, Uncategorized

Ele-Fun Run!

Posted by: | September 17, 2015 | 16 Comments |

On Friday, we were raising money for The Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society and their efforts to buy ‘ele-friendly’ buses. We raised lots of money for them by running our own ‘Brookburn Mile’. Well done!  

under: Fundraising, Sport

Team Point Challenge #2

Posted by: | September 15, 2015 | 12 Comments |

Today, we have been learning about sequences of numbers. My sequence starts with 27 and counts in tens. 1. What would the next five numbers be? 2. Why wouldn’t 56 be in my sequence?

under: maths

Team Point Challenge #1

Posted by: | September 9, 2015 | 2 Comments |

Yesterday, we played Temple Run in our maths lesson (shhh…don’t tell anyone!). Here is a screenshot with my score on it. If you can answer the following questions, you can earn some team points! What is my score in words? What would my score be if I multiplied it by 100? What would my score […]

under: maths