Smithills Hall

We dressed up and role-played the jobs of the workers.

5X took a visit to Smithills Hall. We learned about its history and relevance during the Victorian times.

What did you find most interesting?

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Barrow Bridge Visit

One of the buildings we looked at was the old school.

For our ‘What Price Progress?’ topic, we recently visited Barrow Bridge. We were learning about the Industrial Revolution and the effects on the local area.

What did you find interesting and enjoyable?


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November, Year 5 have visited Burrs Park as a part of their topic on water.    Please share what you learned, found interesting and enjoyable.

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Recycling Centre Visit Autumn 2016

We visited the Thermal Recovery Centre in Bolton to find out what happens to our waste and how we can be better at recycling. Let us know what you learned and enjoyed most about your visit and if it has helped you to change your recycling habits at home.


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Shakespeare Day 2016

This week we have celebrated Shakespeare Day . Please tell us about what you learned from it and the activities which you enjoyed taking part in.

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Developing our own games


We have been using Espresso to write the code to develop our own games.  If you have written a game which you would like to share, please post the link for us to follow.

If you have played and enjoyed a game, please leave a comment.


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The Olympics

The Olympics are nearly here.

See how The Queen involved herself in the last opening ceremony in London. Click on the video below to find out what happened.


Here are the Olympic rings and what they represent.


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Welcome to our blog


Welcome to our Year 6 Blog!

We are going to use blogging as a tool to improve our literacy skills, in particular our focus will be writing. We will be writing using lots of different genres which could include diary entries, debates, story starters, story settings and many more.

We know we will have to try our very best with our writing as our audience is the potentially the whole of the world wide web.

All comments will go to be moderated before going live.


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Books you have read recently

bookmanstackHave you read a book recently which you would like to recommend?

Please tell us about it.

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Smithills Hall History Experience



What did you find most interesting about your visit to Smithills Hall?

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