Year 6

Miss Rickerby and Miss Allan
YEAR 6

Welcome to Year 6

Visit often to share our ‘Journey Through Space’ exploits and ‘Newsflash’ activities during this Spring term.

Class Blog

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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Citizenship Ceremony 2018

This September, Year 6 had the privilege to sing at Gateshead’s Citizenship Ceremony, at the Civic Centre. They sang two songs: The Blaydon Races and Bobby Shaftoe. Blaydon Races was chosen because it was written by a relative of Dylan’s, so the children just had to sing it!

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A Night at the Theatre!

The Yr6 Bookclub children had a fabulous night at the Little Theatre, watching the production of Frankenstein. “Very atmospheric,” said Caitlin – “I loved the music,”announced Milly.

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YR6 Bookclub Children Visit the Little Theatre.

On Thursday 7th December, the children from our YR6 Bookclub visited the Little Theatre, to speak to the director of of the play Frankenstein. Having already read the book, a visit to see the stage, costumes and props, as well as speaking to the director, will hopefully prove invaluable when it comes to writing a piece of work relating to the book. Watch out for this.

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Little Theatre Visit

YR6 recently visited the Little Theatre, Gateshead, as part of their English Curriculum to study the life of a soldier during WW1, to look at the costumes and props, providing a stimulus for their own poems about WW1.

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