Year 6 show off splashing around!

Did you know … When swimming, you are using EVERY major muscle in your body The first ever swimming goggles were crafted from tortoise shells. Fun was at the forefront of our swimming on Wellbeing Day – here’s what some of the children thought. What did you enjoy and how did swimming help your wellbeing? […]

Young ambassadors Devanshi and Sofia hit Tokyo!

What a fantastic few days we have had in this truly amazing city: watching the GB Paralympic badminton players win matches; learning about the different school sports at Waseda High School; visiting the imperial palace and Senso-ji temple; enjoying singing karaoke on the big wheel at Dome City; trying Japanese food. We have learnt so […]

Year 6 radio stars

Devanshi and Sofia attended BBC Coventry and Warwickshire radio studio today for an interview with Vic Minett about their trip to Japan. Follow the link and go to 1:13:20 to listen to the interview! Well done girls. Great ambassadors for Broad Heath!

Investigation Week in 6Red

What a fun-packed week we had in 6Red. Using maths skills to investigate designing and creating water bottle carriers, hiking in Dovedale, Rugby World Cup day. Here are some photos – check the Dovedale and Rugby World Cup blogs too. How did YOU demonstrate our values this week?

Hamzah’s (6R) got talent!

The stars of Year 6 have recorded a song for your delight and delectation! Hamzah N wrote this on the minibus on the way back from Dovedale. The talent of this year group never ceases to amaze us! Enjoy!

Dovedale reminder for Y6!

We are all excited for our trip on Thursday – some important reminders for the day: Children need to be at school for 7:45am prompt as the coach will leaving 8.00am PROMPT! We aim to be back for 4.30pm traffic dependent. Please do not call the office, please check the school website for travel updates. […]

The Black Death effect

The effect the Black Death had on society was huge, changing many aspects of people’s lives: religion, education, housing, families, sanitation, employment, medicine, the peasant revolt. What were the three key changes you discovered in your research? How have these impacted life today?

Runners cheered on by our wonderful young ambassadors!

What a lovely start to the weekend as our young ambassadors cheered on runners at the Memorial Park park run this morning. So many positive comments about our wonderful children! Well done and thank you, parents, for your support. Thanks to Mrs Frankish, Mrs Hardwick and Mrs Habib for coming to support! I look forward […]

SMSC in Year 6 – tolerance and respect

We have been incredibly impressed with the maturity of many members of Year 6 in SMSC lessons where we have been discussing quite sensitive issues. Last week we talked about Shamima Begum and whether she has been treated fairly. Children have been able to confidently share their general knowledge and their views. This week we […]

Health & Wellbeing day in 6 Red

What a fabulous day we have had reflecting upon our own health and wellbeing, practising strategies and techniques to stay healthy and happy. We thought about how our school values helped us GAIN. Most importantly, we had FUN! What was your greatest achievement of the day? What did you learn about yourself?

SMSC Year 6 – Week 2

This week we will be learning to understand how people’s beliefs and actions are influenced and to appreciate two sides of an argument. We will be learning about the controversy surrounding Shamima Begum and discussing whether she has been treated fairly. Once again, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to […]

British Values – human rights

Today in SMSC Year 6 have learnt about human rights – lots of interesting debate! The BIG question: What do you think YOU can do to protect human rights within your classroom, your school, your family, your community?

SMSC in Year 6 – tolerance and mutual respect

Over the next five weeks children across the school will be learning about British Values, how they can contribute to them and how they influence how we live.  This week in Year 6 we will be learning about human rights, why they are important and how they can be violated.  We will be learning about: The […]

Year 6 do Dovedale!

At the end of October (after half term), Year 6 will be visiting Dovedale – a National Nature Reserve in the Peak District and home to the famous Stepping Stones. Please see the attached letter for all the information.