Archive | Year 6


Caythorpe – Day 3

Over half way through our stay at Caythorpe and the children are still enthusiastic and thoroughly enjoying all the activities they are undertaking (despite the rain this afternoon). Today the children have been doing: Abseiling The children learned how to control their own descent and (on their second attempt) learned how to push themselves away […]

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Caythorpe – Day 2

The children had a good night’s rest and were ready for a filling breakfast this morning. After breakfast we split into our three groups and went to our different activities.  Over the course of today the children took part in: Raft Building The children were challenged to build a raft that all of them could […]

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Caythorpe – Day 1

After a long three and a half hour journey, we arrived at Caythorpe Court in beautiful sunshine.  Having moved their luggage to their rooms and eaten their lunch the children relaxed playing football and other games on the extensive fields on the site. We were then met by our group leader, Kyle, who gave us […]

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On Thursday the 14th of September 24, students from Year 6 went to visit Clacton Coastal Academy (CCA) . This was an opportunity for the children to experience what a real high school day is like. Upon arriving we were all very nervous and excited as we walked in to the enormous building on our way […]

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Message from CCHS

Please find message from CCHS regarding the ‘try on’ uniform days: Dear parent/carer If you are intending to come to CCHS next Friday, 7th July for the uniform “try on” day please can you enter via the School Community Entrance, which is accessible through the leisure centre car park. This is for this date only, […]

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Year 6 News!

This week have been using ‘Scratch’ – a computer coding program developed by the world famous MIT.  The children have enjoyed using this activity to enhance their programming skills. We have also been rehearsing our end of year production in earnest.  ‘Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies’ is going well and the singing is wonderful – […]

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Is it REAL?

As a LearnPad leader school, some Year 6 children had the exclusive opportunity to test out some new technology – Virtual Reality. In one day, we visited: Dubai, New York City, Central Park NY, London, the Galapagos Islands, Great Wall in China, pyramids in Egypt, the trenches in WW1, and even the moon!  Additionally, we […]

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Year 6 Caythorpe Court – Day 3

Like bears emerging from hibernation, we excitedly jumped out of bed to get ready for our final day.  It begins with a hearty breakfast of sausages, spaghetti, mushrooms and hash-browns.  This was accompanied by cereals, fruit, yogurt and toast. The morning activities include: Aeroball, team games, and the high ropes course. Before heading home, lunch […]

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Year 6 Caythorpe Court – Day 2

After a reasonably relaxing rest, we wrestled ourselves right out of bed for a really rejuvenating breakfast: beautiful-back bacon, enjoyably-edible eggs, barbecue baked beans, tantalisingly tasty tomatoes.  These were accompanied by fragrantly fresh fruit, yummy yogurt, tanned toast, and a selection of scrumptious cereal. This morning’s activities include: raft building, climbing activities, abseiling and archery. […]

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Year 6 Caythorpe Court – Day 1

After a long drive, we finally arrived – Caythorpe Court.  What lies ahead on our adventure? We ate our packed lunch and then had some short activities.   After splitting into groups, we had the following activities: Abseiling, Archery, Aeroball and Challenge Course. With such an appetite created, we ravaged our food: crispy chicken goujons, […]

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