Rose Blanche

The Year 6 pupils have started this term by studying the story of Rose Blanche by Ian McEwan. The pupils have already written some imaginative, descriptive and emotive ideas relating to the story and are currently in the process of writing their own ‘Chance to Shine’ from the perspective of Rose herself.

 

This story is told through the eyes of a young German girl, Rose Blanche, who is a witness to the immense changes occurring in Nazi Germany. Her curiosity leads her outside her town where she discovers a concentration camp. Rose Blanche secretly brings food to the children behind the barbed-wire fence.

Shackleton’s Journey

In Year 6 we are now studying the life of Ernest Shackleton and his famous polar expeditions – we have used the story of ‘Shackleton’s Journey’ as the stimulus for much of this work.

We have also watched ‘Icons’, a new history series profiling great people from seven different fields of human endeavour and that asks the public to vote for your favourites. This includes four outstanding leaders, explorers, scientists, entertainers, activists, sports stars, and artists & writers will battle it out to be chosen by you as the greatest person of the 20th century. You can explore the site to find out more about the series, who the icons are and the celebrity advocates who are celebrating their achievements.

Shackleton has been voted by the public as the greatest explorer of the twentieth century by the viewers of Icons!

 

 

Remembrance Assembly

Year 6 presented a Remembrance assembly to the rest of the school and a large amount of family members and friends. The children were able to deliver an emotive subject with a great deal of respect. Well done to everybody that was involved.

We would like to thank everybody who came to support the children.

Snow Leopard

The Year 6 pupils have started this September by studying the Snow Leopard by Jackie Morris. The pupils have already written some imaginative, descriptive and emotive ideas relating to the story and are looking forward to writing their own ‘Chance to Shine’ from the perspective of the Child.