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Empathy is our superpower!

‘Learning to stand in someone else’s shoes, to see through their eyes, that’s how peace begins…empathy is a quality of character that can change the world’ Barak Obama

Testing times…!

Not for us! We took everything in our stride this week. SATs papers completed and smiles all round. Well done, Year 6!

Darwin’s discoveries and DNA extraction!

From learning about Charles Darwin’s discoveries to extracting DNA from strawberries, it’s definitely been an exciting week full of learning in Year 6!

We’re back and we’re busy!

Field fun, perfect portraits and surprising statistics! A busy, productive start to the summer term…

Working together to make a change.

‘Never be afraid to raise your voice against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world would do this, it would change the earth’ William Faulkner

The power of words and artists at work

Few activities are as delightful as learning new vocabulary

Exploring we will go!

‘It is in our nature to explore, to reach out into the unknown. The only true failure would be not to explore at all’
Ernest Shackleton

‘When people talk, listen to others, completely’ Ernest Hemingway

We know when we listen to those around us, we learn. This week, we’ve listened to music, stories, each other and learnt so much.

Frosty missions and heartbeats!

From Arctic missions and polar exploration to pumping blood and exploring the functions of the heart, our learning has certainly kept us warm this week!

Year 6 get their skates on!

‘If you fall down, pick yourself up, dust yourself off and try again.’ …and have a splendid time on the ice!

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