Year 6

Miss Rickerby & Mr McGill

Welcome to Year 6

Miss Rickerby and Miss Allan can be found in Class 6a whilst Mr McGill and Miss Ford work with Class 6b.  Watch this space as we navigate our ‘Newsflash’ topic and take inspiration from writers such as Michael Morpurgo.

Class Blog

British Values Day

Here at Carr Hill Community Primary School, we have dedicated a whole day to celebrate and learn about British Values. We strongly believe that in reflecting and learning about these values, children will become more resilient and prepare them for life in modern...

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World Book Day: Teachers Become Twits!

Year 6 have had an amazing day for World Book Day. Mr McGill has been a little bit mischievous and allowed children to make teachers in Carr Hill Primary School into Twits! Children thoroughly enjoyed using techniques similar to Quentin Blake to make their teachers...

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Centre For Life

This week we visited Newcastle’s Centre for Life as part of our studies into the solar system. We discussed how difficult life can be as an astronaut and explored how water reacts to lack of pressure....

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Destination Space!

Destination Space has given our year 5 and year 6 children the chance to learn about Tim Peake’s mission through hands-on experiments, rocket demonstrations, space equipment and live video from the International Space Station. As well as learning about Tim Peake’s...

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Operation: Geocaching!

Year 5b and 6b have been on a mission to geocache. As we are all new to geocaching, we have been finding out how the phenomenon started and how to get involved. We utilised our skills of map reading; maths skills of distances; reading skills to look for hints and...

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Visiting Tommy at Seaham

We have been learning all about World War 1 and the impact it has had on the world. We were lucky enought to visit Seaham to see the sculpture of Tommy. The steel statue, by local artist Ray Lonsdale, has pride of place in Seaham sea front. What a day! Yes, it was...

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London 2016

Year 6 are recovering from another action packed tour of London. From our base in Putney Bridge, to the Natural History Museum, Duck Tours on the Thames, the London Eye, using the London Underground, Buckingham Palace, Cabanas Covent Garden, Bill’s of...

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Year 5/6 Girls Football Cluster Tournament

After a tough SAT’s build up and testing, we let our girls loose on the football pitch… They played their socks off regardless of the arctic weather conditions… 3rd and 4th place… Well done girls, you did me proud… Miss Ford...

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