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Year 6 – ‘Morpurgo’ and ‘Carroll’ Blog

23 September 2021

Survival of the Fittest

To begin our new mini mission (Darwin and Evolution), year 6 have been investigating the idea of ‘survival of the fittest’. They carried out a bird beak investigation after learning about Darwin’s finches.

24 November 2020


Morpurgo Class received some exciting post when they discovered that the first letters had arrived from their pen pals in France. Morpurgo Class couldn’t wait to reply, they wrote some impressive letters back telling their new friends about themselves in French.  

13 October 2020

Year 6 Make Links with France

We have set up a link with a French Primary School and every child has been assigned their own penpal. Yesterday afternoon, we set up a video link with the French school and the children were able to introduce themselves to their new penpal. Over the next few weeks, pupils from Morpurgo Class will write […]

25 September 2020

Year 6 Poetry

Carroll Class and Morpurgo Class have produced some lovely non-chronological reports about owls and some imaginative blackout poetry. Both of these tasks are linked to our current novel, Skellig by David Almond. For the non-chronological reports, students were asked to take notes about owls and then used formal lingual and technical vocabulary to ensure that […]

23 September 2019

Letters From The Lighthouse

Year 6 have started the new school year with a mini mission based on the book ‘Letters From The Lighthouse’ by Emma Carroll. The book is set in World War Two and is about two evacuees called Olive and Cliff who were evacuated to Devon. We started week one by making a timeline to show […]

14 September 2018

Year 6’s Trip to Lifeline

Yesterday, Year 6 had the pleasure of attending a safety event organised by The Rotary Club in Oswestry. They had fun experiencing and reacting to a range of real life emergency situations. They were presented with ten different scenarios relating to their health and safety and the aim was to increase their awareness of everyday dangers. […]

24 June 2018

Year 3 visit Vikings in York residential!

After half term, Year 3 went to York for 3 fun-filled days on their residential trip as part of their Viking topic. We took 45 children plus 8 Year 6 helpers to York for 3 days and they had a fantastic time! On Wednesday, we arrived and went for a guided tour of York Minster […]

04 May 2018

A week full of mindfulness in year 5.

Year 5 celebrated well being week with a host of activities. This week we focused on our well being and how to be mindful. We all took part in several activities to allow us the opportunity to be mindful. We participated in mindful breathing exercises, looked at random acts of kindness and our gifts and […]

20 April 2018

Year 5 – Marvellous Medieval Medicine

Year 5 were treated to a wonderful display of artefacts to show medical procedures through the ages. On Thursday, the wonderful Kevin Goodman came into school to share with us his extensive collection of medieval artefacts. This provided an excellent start to our term’s topic – Medicine through the ages. The children were able to […]