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Mrs Christie’s Class Blog

Motivational Moments!

This week in PSHCE we have been learning all about emotions and how to deal with them. We have also been discussing how we can help other people deal with their emotions. Here are some of our motivational quotes: “Hide your feelings or tell a friend and in a second your worries will end” Amelia […]

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Viscous Volcanoes!

Over the past few weeks, during Topic and Science lessons, we have been learning about changing states and the Roman volcano in Pompeii (Mt. Vesuvius). We then decided to make our own volcanoes. This consisted of several weeks of Paper Mache and painting. We finally finished our learning by ‘blowing’ our volcanoes up using baking […]

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Board of Maths?

No! Bored is something that our year 5 and 6 children have not been recently, as we have been creating our very own board games in maths. Inventing these games has been great fun but also very challenging. We have had to come up with a style of game that we like, think of rules […]

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Diversity Villages

Over the past few weeks, during our R.E lessons, we have been learning all about diversity and respect. Diversity: a range of different things. Respect: a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements. Using what we have learnt we decided to create our own diverse villages. These […]

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A Science Supernova!

Today in our Science lesson we learnt all about stars. We looked at how they form, how they can burn out and at how they form constellations. After looking at our star signs, we recreated them using pastels and chalks. Can you spot your star sign? Thanks for looking. Mrs Christie’s Class.

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Y6’s solve murder!

On the 26th September, the Year 6’s embarked on a mission at Heanor Gate Science College to solve the murder of Lord Pi. Part of our detective briefing was to inform us of the 4 suspects, based on evidence from the scene. Using this evidence, we had to use our math, science and English skills […]

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John Lennon Song!

Today in our English lesson, we created a tribute song for John Lennon. This was based on ‘See you again’ by Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth. I’m sorry that MDC had to take you away, Why did you have to go? Why couldn’t you just stay? Oh I’ll tell you all about it when I […]

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Our prayer for John Lennon

During our English lesson this morning, we learnt about John and his unfortunate death. We decided that in memory of John Lennon we would write him a prayer: Dear God, We will remember John from the beginning to the end. Please whilst he is with you, can you protect him no matter what. Thank you […]

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Historical Heanor

During our English lessons we have been researching the History of Heanor. The children have compiled the following information on our Town. Do you know when the first car was driven in Heanor and who owned it? In 1886 by Dr Turnton. We think it was a Rolls Royce. How much did food cost back […]

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Superb Stonehenge!

This week in our Topic lesson we learnt all about Stonehenge. We discussed all the possible reasons why Stonehenge might have been built, we even got the opportunity to create our own mini Stonehenge out of play dough. Next, we had a class debate about how Stonehenge got there, why it is there, and what […]

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Mrs Christie's Class Blog

Hello. This is Mrs Christie’s class page. Here you will find information about our topics and other useful details.

This term our topic is The Swinging Sixties.


Our PE days are Fridays, where we currently swim –  however it is useful to have your PE kit in school all of the time.

Please also remember to read regularly and to practice your spellings and times tables. These will help you to success in our Super Spelling and Super Hero challenges!

Thank you!

Mrs Christie