Year 6 RAP

On Wednesday 3rd October, Year 6 visited South Shields’ Fire Station to take part in RAP. RAP stands for Reducing Accidents at Play. As Year 6 become more independent, it is important that they know how to keep safe in different situations. They all visited seven scenarios and learnt vital information to help them as they do more on their own.

Have a look at some of the photos and ask your child all about them.


Word Millionaires

We were delighted today to present these three pupils with very prestigious ‘Word Millionaire’ trophies in assembly. Amie, Evie and Ashlee have been such enthusiastic and dedicated readers, both in and out of school that they have read over one million words through our Accelerated Reader program. We are very proud of them and hope to be awarding more Word Millionaires soon.

A Visit from Zoe Emma Scott

The whole school will be spending some time working with local artist Zoe Emma Scott. This afternoon, it was the turn of Y6A.

The children spent some time thinking of signs of Spring before creating a Springtime picture.

First, they sketched in pencil, then outlined in black pen before painting and adding texture. Zoe was on hand to give expert advice and the children grew in confidence and skills as the afternoon went on. Everyone had a great time and we have many budding artists.

Look out for our finished pieces…..

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Year 6 SAT Week

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the meeting on Wednesday 7th February. It was great to see so many of you there. We hope it helped to inform you about what to expect in the run-up to and during SATs week itself.

For those of you who were unable to attend, some of the information we shared can be found below or if you would prefer we can give your child a copy of the handout out provided. If you have any queries or questions please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Thank you for your continued support during your child’s last year at Harton.

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Terrific Tigers

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This half term in Y6 we have based all of our work in Literacy around tigers. We have read the famous William Blake poem “The Tyger” and we’ve used this to help us write our own rhyming poems.

We have explored lots of different charity adverts for endangered species and created our own charity posters highlighting the importance of the conservation of tigers and explaining why they are an endangered species.

In art we have also took great care to sketch images of tigers and we have added a variety of materials to our artwork. Before half term, we will be using all of the information we have learned about tigers to write our own non-chronological report about Bengal Tigers.

Fun Fact: Did you know that no tiger has the same stripes? Every tiger is different! Just like our fingerprints.