Monthly Archives: June 2014

Nous sommes arriv├ęs.


We have arrived.

Year 6 have arrived safely in France and are now settling in to where they will stay for an amazing week away.

The whole school looks forward to seeing what they will get up to.


Memory Cage Debate


Today we have been using our discussion plans and writing from last week to have a debate around the question: should Grandad be sent to a care home or not?

We had a lot of relevant points to argue!



The Memory Cage


At the moment we are reading The Memory Cage by Ruth Eastham. It talks about how memories can create problems for people.

For example, Grandad in the book has Alzheimer’s disease and forgets things.

We have been researching Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. If you have any questions, ask us or visit

The Memory Cage: Finding out about Alzheimer’s disease


We have been studying the Memory Cage and are going to write a discussion about whether Grandad should be put into a care home. For this, we will need to find out more about the disease. Use these links to help you: