Collaborative Learning

Today we enjoyed some collaborative learning.  Year 5 and 6 came together to start our journey into the use of bar models to aid our problem solving.  Watch this space to see how we get on!

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Foresight Award Winner!

Congratulations to Cohen who has received an award from Foresight overcoming barriers to participation. He has made huge improvements in his attitudes to learning over the years at Welholme Academy. Keep up the good work for Mrs. Parrinder.

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Art Club

This week in Art Club we used pine cones to create Christmas wreaths.

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Poppy art work

These are our finished poppy artworks. 

First we used a mix of black paint and pva glue to “pipe” the outline of the flowers then we used reds, yellows and orange watercolour paints to paint the poppies, finishing off with a black background wash to make the poppies “pop”.

It was a long…

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Year 6 visit to the Grimsby Cenotaph

 

Year 6 visited the local cenotaph to pay our respects and to look at the wreaths.

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Poppy art work

Using black paint, water and glue we made a waterproof border to start this artwork. Special thanks to Mrs Riggs and Miss Man.

We really enjoyed doing this activity. Check back soon to see our finished pieces.

 

 

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WW2

Our topic work is coming together nicely! We have created some Blitz inspired artwork using oil pastels, and our poppies are made and ready for our remembrance assembly on Friday. 

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Year 6 Camp

This year, some of Year 6 were lucky enough to go to Kingswood for the annual residential trip. Everyone had an amazing time learning new skills and trying things they would never normally have a go at. We went abseiling, climbed the high ropes and tried our hand at archery. After a brilliant…

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Independent Research

While some of us are at camp, we spent the morning researching a topic of interest using a variety of sources.  Then we used keynote to create a stunning presentation to present to our year group. 

We showed that we could:- 

  • select, use and combine software on a range of digital…
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Hook Day

 

For our Hook Day, we became evacuees during WW2. As we have learnt, it was really important for everyone in Britain to carry their gas masks with them all the time, incase of a gas attack. So, our task was to create our own gas mask boxes. Using our maths skills, we had to replicate a…

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Y6 Leavers' Concert

This year's Year 6 leaving concert was 'The Amazing Adventures of SuperStan'. What a fabulous performance of singing, acting and dancing it was! Ashton played the part of SuperStan brilliantly, Bradley had the Candy King's evil laugh down to a T and Jaydyn wowed us all with his beautiful…

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Samba and Taiko Drumming Workshop

Some of our Year 6 children attended a Samba and Taiko drumming workshop at John Whitgift Academy today. Check out the music they produced in the videos below.

 

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