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Year 5 and 6 began their new project ‘Beast Creator’ with a mini-beast hunt in the school grounds-to help develop scientific language and determine how to classify the creatures into specific groups.

Year 5 and 6 began their new project with an afternoon of Egyptian related activities. The first was to research an Egyptian God and it's role. Next was to improve their drawing skills by sketching the God/Goddess and add hieroglyphs to spell their name.   Following this the children researched Canopic Jars and their purpose. They then used different D&T tools and equipment to cut, shape and join their chosen design from air dough. The final activity was to create an impressive Egyptian Pharaoh headdress- with a variety of materials and using their understanding of strengthening and reinforcing structures.

What an amazing day! Year 5 have seen an absolutely brilliant performance of their class book 'Holes' by Louis Sachar in Northampton.

Year 5/6 Hola Mexico Memorable Experience- Making Guacamole, Mexican Food tasting, Mayan Research and hot chocolate.

An amazing wow event for Year 5 and 6 with our VE Day street party this morning.

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The Y5/6 trip to East Kirkby Aviation Museum started with a discussion on life during WWII and how they had to adapt to changes.

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Year 5 are having an amazing wartime Christmas experience at the Aviation Heritage Centre at East Kirkby. Can't wait to see what the afternoon brings.

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What an incredible day Year 5 have had at the We'll Meet Again museum in Freiston!

These 6 children were chosen by the Sergeant and his wife for fantastic manners, enthusiasm and answers throughout the day. They have been given a badge which entitles them to free entry to the museum for life.

Amazing day at the ‘We’ll Meet Again’ homefront museum! The children experienced wartime history brought to life as they experienced rationing, old toys and even marching!

Very poignant 2 minute silence at the Franklin statue this morning with the Spilsby British Legion. Impeccably observed by our year5 and year6 children who then went and visited the cemetery to lay wreaths and crosses on the war graves.

Year 6 had a brilliant day at John Spendluffe for their ‘vehicle of the future’ design day.

Yard drills, marching and good old fashioned games for our evacuation day!

Wow! What an amazing experience for year 5 and 6 last week! Completely mind-blowing look at our solar system in this amazing planetarium with Starlincs. #memorableexperience

It was great to welcome so many parents and family to join in with our junk modelling session. We drew designs of our ideas and used a variety of recyclable materials to create space themed models!

Two important visitors arrived at school today: Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn for our Tudor-themed costume day! The children (and staff) took part in different workshops including exploring weapons and armory, practicing writing with ink and a quill and a dance off.

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Children experiencing Horrible Histories at Grimsby Auditorium for their 'Off With Her Head' project.

Years 5 and 6 had an amazing time at Sundown for their combination of two projects: Frozen I Scream.

Polar explorers day for years 5 and 6 where they learnt how to trek across the Arctic, what to wear and what animals they might meet. The children learnt you need to work together in a team if you’re crossing the Arctic!

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