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  • 15/01/21

    REMOTE LEARNING!

    Wow – what a start to the term it has been! We are all living in a very strange time, but we feel very lucky that this time round, we still get to teach, learn, and laugh together – albeit remotely.
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  • 08/12/20

    CAM TOYS CAN TURN!!

    Last week, pupils in Year 6 completed a project in D.T over two days on building their own CAM toy. Their first step was to watch a video on how to make one and discuss with the class afterwards. They used the template from the video to make a prototype and get an understanding of how different mech...
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  • 04/11/20

    CREEPY MUSIC!

    In the last week of half term, we had our music week.
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  • 14/10/20

    A JOURNEY OF OUR LEARNING THROUGH THE CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM.

    In our last blog, we gave you an overview of the different things that we have been getting up to since our return to school. This month we thought that we would dive a little bit deeper into the learning that we have been completing in Science this half term. We have been learning all about Taxonom...
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  • 23/09/20

    WHAT A START TO YEAR 6!!

    We’ve had a fantastic start to the year so far. In this blog, we’ll tell you a bit about what we’ve been up to!
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  • 01/05/20

    SUNFLOWERS, ART AND CREAM TEAS!

    K has been busy sketching, cooking and gardening (she is trying to grow some sunflowers and is baking cakes.
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  • 11/02/20

    BLETCHLEY PARK

    On Monday the 3rd of February 2020, we left the school at 9:30am to head to our destination of Bletchley Park in the hope of learning exciting, historical facts. We arrived at Milton Keynes at 10:30am and were split into 5 different groups. Then, in our groups, we went to different huts which all co...
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  • 15/01/20

    YEAR 6 MATHS!

    Year 6 have been working hard this year and we’re really proud of all of the children’s accomplishments and achievements already! We’re looking forward to the term ahead and to see the amount of progress that the Year 6 children will continue to make. We wanted to take the opportun...
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  • 10/12/19

    YEAR 6 SCIENCE!

    In science so far this half term, we have been looking at our circulatory system. We have looked in depth at blood, and what it is made up of
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  • 21/11/19

    STORMBREAKER

    This year, Year 6 are completing a novel-based scheme of work during literacy lessons. Each week, children are reading a chapter of the novel Stormbreaker and then producing a piece of writing based on that chapter
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  • 25/09/19

    year 6's stunning start!

    On Thursday, we kick started our topic of World War II with Sir Teach A Lot.
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  • 17/07/19

    THE X FACTORY

    This half-term, Year 6 have been preparing a fabulous production; they have been celebrating the end of SATs and the end to their time at The Hills Academy. They have been sharing it with the school and their parents and they hope that they have enjoyed it.
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  • 27/06/19

    YEAR 6 FRENCH TRIP!

    On Monday 17th June, Year 6 began their journey to France for their 3 night stay on their first overseas residential accompanied by Mrs Whitehead, Mrs Cope, Miss Lowdon and Mr Parker.
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  • 21/05/19

    OUR EXPERIENCE AFTERNOONS!

    Every Friday afternoon, Years 1-6 relax and enjoy their free choice of experience to do with the teachers.
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  • 07/05/19

    YEAR 6 STUDY THE THEORY OF EVOLUTION!

    During science lessons this term, Year 6 have begun to study the theory of evolution. The theory was first formulated by Charles Darwin – a famous scientist – in his book ‘On the Origin of Species’ in 1859. The theory of evolution refers to the changes in living organisms ove...
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  • 15/03/19

    stormbreaker

    Year 6 have been completing a scheme of work in Literacy based around Anthony Horowitz’s novel ‘Stormbreaker’. Recently, the children had a screening of the film Stormbreaker at school. The film boasts a very impressive cast: Jimmy Carr, Ewan McGregor, Bill Nighy, Alicia Silverston...
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  • 20/02/19

    BLETCHLEY PARK VISIT.

    Year 6 visited Bletchley Park on Thursday 7th February. We arrived at 09:30am and were eager to start learning about the incredible events that took place in the tiny huts at Bletchley during WWII.
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  • 31/01/19

    YEAR 6 ENGLISH

    Currently in Year 6 the most popular lesson (I think) is English.  This is mainly because of our fabulous new teacher Mrs Lusty and her excellent way of teaching us things.
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  • 13/12/18

    INTERNET SAFETY!

    In computing we have been learning about how to stay safe online.
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  • 29/11/18

    CLICK!

    On Tuesday 20th November, year 6 walked to Castle Newnham to watch a very interesting performance about cyber bullying and online safety. 
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