Archive | Year 6


Yr 6 at Crucial Crew

On Tuesday 31st October, Yr 6 took part in the annual ‘Crucial Crew’ – an event run by Tendring District Council aimed at alerting students to potential dangers and offering advice on how to avoid them in the future. This year, the event followed a slightly different format to normal, not least because it was […]

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Year 6 Weekly Blog

This week Year 6 have been working extremely hard completing their practice SATs. Over the course of four days they undertook the reading comprehension, grammar and spelling papers as well as the three Maths papers. We are pleased they are over but are looking forward to our results! After the holiday we will be putting […]

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Harvest at Hanover Gardens

This morning, Year 6 delivered the last of the Harvest parcels to our neighbours at Hanover Gardens. The children in Year 6 carefully carried the parcels over the road and were greeted by many of the residents in their lounge at Hanover Gardens.  After giving each resident their parcel the children then spent a very […]

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Harvest Parcel Delivery

Following the extremely generous donations of Harvest parcels from children and families at Holland Park, the local Lions Club arrived to collect the parcels ready to deliver them to vulnerable and elderly residents in the Clacton area.  As usual Year 6 created a human chain transporting the parcels out from the sports hall to the […]

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Caythorpe – Day 4

We woke early this morning to strip our beds, finish packing our suitcases and vacate the rooms which have been our home for the past few days. After a hearty breakfast the children split into their groups for the final two activities of our stay. Sports and Team Games All three groups took part in […]

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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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