Articles by: Mr Cooper

This week in Year 6

This week has been on Spring 1 assessment week and Year 6 have worked incredibly hard. For this we used the 2017 SATs papers. As well as getting the children used to the style of the tests they will see in the SATs, it also gives a great insight into […]

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((BOUNCE)) Workshop

On Thursday afternoon, twenty children from Year 4, 5 and 6 were lucky enough to take part in a mini-trampoline workshop. During the workshop, children took part in small games and fitness activities all using the mini- trampolines. When the children returned to Year 6 they were certainly out of […]

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Year 6 Blog

The week Year 6 have spent a lot of time thinking about our value of perseverance. On Thursday I set the class the challenge of learning to juggle to the sound of moaning and groaning. “I can’t do it!”, “It’s too hard!” were just a couple of the phrases we […]

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Netball Match vs. Morgans

On Thursday the 17th of January, six year 5’s and two year 6’s played against Morgans in a netball cup match. Our St Andrew’s netball team played really well and in each quarter we just got better and better. Our school and their school persevered a lot throughout the match. […]

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Welcome Back to Year 6

I’m pleased to see that the children have come back to school ready to learn. This really is an important term for Year 6 and we will continue to challenge the children in their thinking. Next week we will be continuing our work on calculating area of shape where we […]

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End of the first term!

Just a quick message to say well done on a fantastic first term in Year 6. I hope you all have an enjoyable break and come back to school ready to hit the ground running with your learning. This week the children have brought home their assessment papers from Autumn […]

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Year 6 30.11.18

Another week has flashed by in Year 6 but it has been all go as per usual. In Literacy we have been continuing our work on Macbeth but we have been updating it into a modern style. Instead of Macbeth receiving a message from a rider on horse back, he […]

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Kin Ball Workshop

On Thursday 22nd November St Andrew’s was treated to a workshop trying out the game of Kin Ball. Each class had a session where they played games and learnt the techniques of setting, hitting and catching the ball. Year 6 particularly enjoyed the Indiana Jones rolling ball game!

Judo with Ashley McKenzie

On Monday the school were joined by Ashley McKenzie a Judoka who has represented Great Britain at two Olympic Games. The day began with an assembly for the whole school with Ashley talking about his career and showing the children (his rather large) collection of gold medals! Year 4, 5 […]

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Year 6 Basketball Competition

On Monday 12th November four girls and four boys from Year 6 took part in a Netball tournament at Presdales school. It was great fun and we all enjoyed competing against the other schools. We won our first three matches so we made it through to the final. We unfortunately […]

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