Year 5/6

Mr McGill and Mr Fowler
YEAR 6

Welcome to Year 5/6

Mr McGill, supported by Mr Fowler, will be leading us through our final topic during this Summer term. We look forward sharing our ‘Marvellous Mayans’ research with you.

Click here for recommended reading lists for both year 5 and year 6.

Class Blog

Planting at St. Alban’s

We've always taken great pride in helping to improve our community. This week we had the opportunity to help make a difference by planting up the grounds of St. Alban's Church. We look forward to watching our tiny plants grow and bloom in the coming weeks. [gallery...

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Bringing History to Life

We've been studying WW1 poetry for some time, learning about similes and metaphors through Wilfred Owen's 'Dulce et Decorum Est' and propaganda through Pope's 'The Call'. Every year the story takes a more personal turn as we explore the role John Ramsay Robertson...

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Year 5/6 Pizza Express Visit

Massive thanks to Pizza Express for hosting our Year 5/6 class for the first time - and what a time we had! As well as learning about food miles, origins of ingredients and how to make a pizza, we all got to make our own pizza and take it back to school to enjoy.

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Grey Street gone Greek!

As part of our Ancient Greek topic this term Year 5/6 researched local buildings to see which had been inspired by Ancient Greek style architecture. We then visited Grey Street in Newcastle, took photographs and sketched some of the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian columns...

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