In May 2017, children in Year 6 will be taking the new style of National Curriculum test to record their attainment at the end of primary school. These tests are used to assess all Year 6 children in the country, and to provide information to pass to secondary schools. You can read more about the structure and content of the tests by watching the video at the foot of this page, or by downloading this free guide:
As the term drew to a close, Rojo class decided to take a break from the busy day and... just stand still for a bit. Enjoy our mannequin challenge video!
As part of the Design & Technology curriculum, Year 5/6 pupils have been designing their own healthy smoothies. They used their knowledge of seasonal products, and where in the UK things are grown to come up with their plans. Here are some photos of Rojo class making the first batch of smoothies!
Children from Year 5/6 in school this week have been working on an enterprise project. They have designed and made a new sandwich product, including designing their own fillings, creating their packaging, and recording a short television advert to advertise their products. Enjoy some of the photographs of the last moments as children made their finished products.
The children are currently enjoying their residential trip to Kingswood Stafordshire.
They are enjoying lots of activities. These include Jacob's ladder, abseiling, environmental art, quad biking and many others.
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On the last afternoon of the half term, the Year 5/6 classes opened their doors to welcome family and friends to our Crime & Punishment museums. The children worked on displays of information about crimes and their punishments throughout British history. They shared their knowledge with our guests,politely explaining their ideas and educating our guests on the gruesome events of the past.
During this half term, our first theme will be Crime and Punishment. During this unit we will be finding out about crimes - and the punishments that were issued for them - throughout history, from Roman times right up to today. At the beginning of term, we will be using an online world to explore a bank robbery in the Wild West, and using the witnesses evidence to write a newspaper.
Later in the term we will look at how the justice system has changed since the Romans came to Britain, as well as finding out about the 10 key periods of History:
Children in Year 5/6 got the new academic year quickly underway as four officers from Nottinghamshire Police joined us for the day. As part of our Crime and Punishment theme we will be looking at crime and punishment throughout history, so we started by finding out all about modern-day policing. Lloyd, Nick, Alex and Peter from the Nottinghamshire force showed us all about police vehicles, the resources individual officers use, and the teams involved in policing major public order events from football matches to riots.