Year 6. Science investigation

This afternoon, the children were exploring the question “ Do certain factors affect the spin of a motor?” They planned their experiment and then carried it out, concluding their findings at the end of the lesson. Well done Year 6, some great investigation work.

The police visit Year 6

Following on from our work earlier in the Autumn term at Crucial Crew, today We had a visit from our neighbourhood police team. They spoke to the children about issues such as knife crime, anti social, hate and criminal behaviour and about issues such as peer pressure and consequences following Read more…

Year 6 are electrifying.

We have been learning about electricity and circuits in science. The children have been exploring circuit diagrams and symbols along with the idea of voltage being shared between the components within a circuit. Some excellent explanations Year 6 using good mathematical knowledge to justify your reasoning. Well done.

Year 6 explore volcanoes.

As part of our extreme earth topic, this week we have been learning about volcanoes. The recent eruption on White Island in New Zealand has really captured the interest of the children and they have enjoyed learning about volcanoes around the world. We couldn’t learn about volcanoes though without having Read more…

Year 6 – Extreme weather hunt

This afternoon, we went outside on a fact hunt about extreme weather across the world. The children found out lots of facts about the coldest and hottest country and about key rainforests and rainfall. The children then used these facts to label a map of the world.

Bonfire Night poetry in Year 6.

The children have been learning about similes, metaphors and personification in our poetry work this week so we used our skills to write about November 5th and bonfire night. I really enjoyed reading your poems Year 6, some fantastic imagery.

Year 5/6 Boys Dodgeball

Tonight, a team of seven Year 5/6 boys went to Siddal Moor to compete in the Heywood PE Sports Association Dodgeball competition. The level of competition was extremely high, but the boys played well and showed great sportsmanship and teamwork. Well done boys! You did yourselves and Heap Bridge proud!

Black History Month

October is Black History Month in the UK and it has been celebrated nationwide for nearly 40 years. This month was founded to recognise the contributions that all black  people have made to this country over many generations.

Year 5/6 Girls Football

Over the last two Mondays, our Year 5/6 Girls Football team have been competing in the Heywood Sports Association competition. The standard of football was very high but the girls played brilliantly, showing determination and resilience, despite the rain! I was extremely proud of the teamwork and sportsmanship that they Read more…

Year 6 are crucial crewing.

Today, Year 6 went to Rochdale football club to take part in this years crucial crew event. The event aims to provide the children with the skills and knowledge they may need to keep themselves safe as they prepare for secondary school. The children looked at a range of issues Read more…

Year 6 Courtroom Art

Today we have been looking at how courtroom artists quickly sketch images of people and then add shading to bring them to life. We had a go at some of our own courtroom art. Mrs Grugel thinks the children have done an amazing job. Well done Year 6.