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Fiver Challenge

Year 6 have been taking part in the Fiver Challenge.  Each child has been given £5 to set up a small business.  

Each week there is a challenge to complete to help them develop their businesses.  

This week the children had to create a logo and business plan.  They then had to put together a sales pitch where they explained what their business is and how much profit they expect to make.

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Year 6 Isle of Wight

Monday (16.05.16) - Portsmouth (HMS Victory) and ferry to the Isle of Wight

We have had a wonderful day exploring HMS Victory and travelling by ferry to the Isle of Wight.  The weather has been brilliant so we managed a visit to the beach in the evening after dinner.

Tuesday (17.05.16) - Fort Victoria and The Needles

Another fantastic day in the sunshine.  All children thoroughly enjoyed the boat trip around The Needles and seeing the coloured sands in the rocks.  

This evening we visited the local theatre for a great show of 'Fangtastic'.  Lots of singing and dancing, especially by the teachers!

Wednesday (18.05.16) - Bembridge Lifeboat Station and Robin Hill Country Park

A brilliant start to the day at the lifeboat station where the children learnt a lot about coastal safety.  Later a trip to the wonderful Robin Hill Country Park where the sun shone and we managed many rides on the Collosus Pirate Ship and trips to the 4D Cinema. 



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Thursday (19.05.16) - Fossil Hunting and Roman Villa

An interesting morning spent fossil hunting.  Many children are now in possession of Fools Gold and crystals that they found themselves on the beach.  We also visited a Roman Villa where we saw many remains of roman buildings and artefacts. 

Maths Workshop at Oakgrove Secondary School

Wednesday 4th November 2015

Year 6 enjoyed a visit to the local secondary school this morning to take part in a Maths Puzzles Workshop.  The children thoroughly enjoyed the challenges presented to them and worked well as teams to solve the problems.  We look forward to visiting again later in the year for some more Maths fun!

Year 6 Parks Trust Classification Walk

Monday 2nd November 2015

On Monday 2nd November, Year 6 took a walk to the Poplar Plantation to undertake some classification activities linked to their science work.  We talked about pollination, features of plants and trees, classification of leaves and other plants and photosynthesis.  The children thoroughly enjoyed the activities which included bark rubbings, using a quadrat to work out the variety of plant life in the local area and using classification tools to identify different leaves and plants.

Chemistry in Action - Science Fair

Tuesday 20th October 2015


Year 6 visited Bradwell Abbey for the annual Chemistry in Action Science Fair.  It was a wonderful opportunity to see science in action and learn about how science is used in the world of work.  A great day was had by all.

Chemical Reactions Using Poisons

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