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Year 6 News

Get the latest news and events from Year 6

  • Climate Change Protest 24/05/19

    As part of our Big Wide World topic and, more specifically, our learning on climate change, Year 6 attended a climate change march on 24/05 from Islington Town Hall to Highbury and Islington Station and then a rally in Highbury Fields. This was arranged by ‘Clean Air......

  • Y6 trip to Islington museum to learn more about the Victorians

    The second was schools. We saw different pictures and objects from Victorian times and how they were used. Then we had lunch on a bench outside (although it wasn’t Victorian). After that, we looked at entertainment and they had some very strange activities like a......

  • Ragged school trip

      On Friday 13th November, Year 6 went to the ragged school museum.We walked up the creaky stairs and went inside a large room. We sat on the carpet and met our guide Jenny. She told us some rules and asked us what she scene......

  • Harry Potter Workshop

    Year 6 went to the Harry Potter Workshop to learn about the history of magic and JK Rowling’s amazing book: Harry Potter. At the workshop, we first learned about the Philosophers Stone. The stone made all things it touches turn into gold. It will also grant the user immortality. We also learnt about magical creatures and we saw a mummified mermaid. At the workshop, we faced a multitude of challenges to find the recipe to the Philosopher’s Stone. It was a fantastic trip and we were luck...

  • Benjamin Franklin House Visit

    On the 28th of November 2017, year 6 went to the Benjamin Franklin museum (his house) as part of our learning about electricity in science. We went to answer Danny’s question about Benjamin Franklin’s kite. We found out many interesting facts about Ben and his neighbours. One of the facts about his house was that somebody was studying anatomy and acquired the bodies illegally. Because of this, they had to dispose of the bodies in their back garden. When they excavated a patch of the back...