Darwin Rocks

By Gary Evans on Thursday, June 14, 2018 in Computing, Year 6. No Comments


A web page built by Charlotte and Evie… Darwin Rocks! Some of the characters… Charles Darwin – Oliver.C Emma Darwin – Sophie Evo – Freya Lu – Megan Chan – Zara Old Charles – Oliver.Wa What is it about? Charles Darwin(main character)is a scientist who lived in the 19th century he had the theory of […]

Year 6 Maths: UKMT Tournament

By Mr. Setchell on Sunday, April 29, 2018 in Community, Maths, Year 6. No Comments


A team of tenacious year 6 mathematicians competed against 19 other teams in the UK Mathematics Trust Primary Tournament held at King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys this week. Thanks  to exemplary teamwork and persistence with some tricky questions, they finished in 5th place. How would you answer this question about the sum […]

Sparking or Sparkling Science in Year 6

By Karen Spinks on Monday, March 12, 2018 in Science, STEM, Uncategorized, Year 6. No Comments


This afternoon, Year 6 have “combusted” iron wool and have found out that iron oxide is heavier than iron wool. This is due to the oxidation process, which changed the iron wool to iron oxide (denser). We did this by using electricity from a battery to add energy which created sparks; combusting iron wool looks very […]

Creative Curriculum in year 6

By Karen Spinks on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in Art and Design, History, Learning Adventure, Science, Year 6. 2 Comments


Here’s just a few photographs of what year 6 have been working on over the last few afternoons. On Monday, we made elephant’s toothpaste: a colloid. This was created via a chemical reaction through mixing hydrogen peroxide, potassium iodide, washing-up liquid and food colouring. In Learning Adventure this afternoon, we looked at the works of Henry […]