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  • Thursday 15 December 2022 Amazon Rainforest Bubble Homework Year 6 have produced some lovely pieces for their bubble homework this term, all linked to the Amazon Rainforest. These included models of the rainforest, newly-created species of animals and music inspired by the sounds of the rainforest. Brilliant work Year 6!
  • Friday 9 December 2022 Year 5 and 6 Wonderstruck On Wednesday 7th December, Year 5 and 6 visited The Cotswold School to watch Wonderstruck: The Rocket Show. During the show the children looked at the science of how rockets work and also the history of their development from the invention of black powder up to the development of reusable boosters and space tourism. The show included demonstrations of a working pulse jet engine, a hybrid rocket motor and a full-size, working rocket car! The children absolutely loved it.
  • Friday 9 December 2022 Year 5 and 6 Experience Christmas On Tuesday 6th December, Year 5 and 6 visited the church were they took part in Experience Christmas. Lead by members of the Open the Book team, the children visited 5 different interactive stations and discussed different elements of the Christmas story.
  • Tuesday 6 December 2022 Year 5 & 6 Computing On Monday, Years 5 and 6 had an entire day of computing. Their task was to plan, design and create a Christmas game that would be suitable for Reception aged children to play. Lots of thought, hard work and innovative ideas were on show and the children were even lucky enough to have our current Receptions trial their games!
  • Friday 11 November 2022 Remembrance This morning Year 6 lead the school in the Remembrance Service by delivering their poem. They spoke with clarity and confidence and many were moved by their emotive words. Well done Year 6.
  • Wednesday 19 October 2022 Brazil Bubble Homework This term the children have been learning all about Brazil, specifically Rio de Janerio and comparing the climate, land and river use as well as exploring the affluence of each place by looking in detail at the housing. The children were set a number of tasks to complete at home, linking to this topic, and they produced some wonderful creations, including collaged flags, statues of Christ the Redeemer and written pieces persuading people to visit Brazil. Brilliant work Year 6!
  • Wednesday 19 October 2022 Marvellous Mechanisms This term Year 6's Science unit has been: Forces. During this unit the children have investigated different mechanisms. They have learned the key components of each of these mechanisms and understood how they work by exploring them practically.
  • Wednesday 19 October 2022 Reading with Reception This term Year 6 have been visiting Reception to share books and read together. All the children have thoroughly enjoyed this time and it has been wonderful witnessing a joy of reading!
  • Friday 30 September 2022 Residential Update Day 4 Hello from the last night at the manor!
  • Thursday 29 September 2022 Residential Update Day 3 Good evening from Culmington Manor.
  • Tuesday 27 September 2022 Residential Update Day 2 Hello and good evening from Culmington Manor.
  • Tuesday 27 September 2022 Year 6 have arrived! The children have had a wonderful first night, taking part in Survival and Rifle Shooting. They are looking forward to another fun-filled day including Archery, Manor Olympics and Climbing!
  • Friday 23 September 2022 A Fantastic Start Year 6 have made a fantastic start to the new school year and have already shown what fantastic role-models they are for the younger children. They are all looking forward to an exciting and busy final year at primary school!

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