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The Truth is Out There…

Date: April 10, 2016 Author: Year6 Categories: Year 6

Tuesday 1st March started like any ordinary day…until something strange was discovered in the school hall. Something unidentified. From that point on, strange events began to take place around school. Teachers began disappearing; the only evidence being strange alien goo and codes dotted throughout the school. Then came the strange and eccentric behaviour of the…

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To infinity and beyond…

Date: January 25, 2016 Author: Year6 Categories: Year 6

Another special event in school this week was the visit from the planetarium. All the children in school were very excited about entering the “inflatable mushroom” and seeing what was about to happen inside. There were noticeable ‘oohs’ and ‘aahs’ as well as comments such as ‘e-pic!’ and ‘wow’ as the planetarium came alive with…

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Making our canopic jars!

Date: January 25, 2016 Author: Year6 Categories: Year 6

As per our destinations, this week Year 6 set out to make their own canopic jars. From studying and learning about the Egyptian afterlife and reflecting on their own ideas and beliefs, we then looked at the purpose of the jars and what they were used for. Much enthusiasm and disgust were evident as the…

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An Archaeological Dig!

Date: January 25, 2016 Author: Year6 Categories: Year 6

We dig, dig, dig, dig, dig, dig, dig…. As part of the introduction our Ancient Learning Journey, we decided we would conduct an archeological dig to find the hidden treasures of previous Year 6 teachers who buried a home-made Egyptian relic. It was on Tuesday 19th January 2016 that we began. After many minutes of…

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Walk Like an Egyptian!

Date: January 25, 2016 Author: Year6 Categories: Year 6

Whilst one half of the year group immersed themselves in the story of ‘Cleopatra’s Secret’, the rest became fully involved themselves in history and journeyed back 5000 years to the land of the Ancient Egyptians. We not only got to make Egyptian headdresses and hold the best mummy competition, but we also got to go and witness…

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Cleopatra’s Secret!

Date: January 25, 2016 Author: Year6 Categories: Year 6

As an introduction to our new Learning Journey, Walk like an Egyptian, several Year 6 children became embroiled in their biggest challenge to date – the learning of a ‘Play in a Day’ – which is not an easy task! The children not only had to learn the story they were about to perform, but…

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