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Welcome to Year 6's class page. Here you will find what we are learning about this year. You will see pictures of our classroom, our work and all of the fantastic things we will see and do this year.

 

This year, Mrs. Coxon and Mrs. Robson will all be working with Year 6. Look out for examples of the impressive work carried out in Year 6 across the curriculum.

You will also find links to any websites we find useful in our learning.

We hope you enjoy looking at our class page.

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
Reading books will be brought to school daily  and we would be grateful if you could read with your child each evening.
Spellings will be sent out weekly and will be linked to your child’s group work.
Homework: Children will be  expected to complete  Mathletics, SPaG.com and spellings homework , as well as daily reading practice. 
Homework  will still need to be brought to school every Friday.
It would be helpful if PE kits were left in school all week.

Colour Run

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Picture 1 We’ve been learning about the work of Keith Haring. Keith was a gay artist who chose to represent the hardships of the LGBTQ community through his work. His most recognisable pieces are the art work we have recreated in class – it shows people in love without showing race or gender.
Picture 2 We’ve been learning about the work of Keith Haring. Keith was a gay artist who chose to represent the hardships of the LGBTQ community through his work. His most recognisable pieces are the art work we have recreated in class – it shows people in love without showing race or gender.
Picture 3 We’ve been learning about the work of Keith Haring. Keith was a gay artist who chose to represent the hardships of the LGBTQ community through his work. His most recognisable pieces are the art work we have recreated in class – it shows people in love without showing race or gender.
Picture 4 We’ve been learning about the work of Keith Haring. Keith was a gay artist who chose to represent the hardships of the LGBTQ community through his work. His most recognisable pieces are the art work we have recreated in class – it shows people in love without showing race or gender.

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After watching various video clips about single-use plastic pollution, we did own own further research in preparation for writing a balanced argument with the heading 'Should single-use plastic be banned?' Then, we split up into two teams to formally debate the issue. It was a tense, well-executed debate, with the for side winning by just two votes. In Year 6 we can now agree that yes- single-use plastic should be banned.

First speaker for the 'for' team

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First speaker for the 'against' team

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Second speaker for the 'for' team

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Second speaker for the 'against' team

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Summary for the 'for' team

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Summary for the 'against' team

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The results!!

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Yoga and Mindfulness Session

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To mark this year's Remembrance Day, 100 years since the end of World War One, we read the poem 'In Flanders Fields'. We analysed the poem in detail, looking in particular at imagery. We used this poem as a stimulus to write our own versions, creating our own imagery. Below are some examples of our writing. I'm sure you'll agree that their poems are absolutely beautiful and poignant...

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We have already completed this amazing work based on War Horse...

To link in with our World War I topic, we are reading and basing all of our English work around War Horse by Michael Morpurgo.

We have written our class charter to reflect our own values and beliefs, as well as the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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We attended a Safety Carousel at Newton Aycliffe on Friday. 

 

'I really enjoyed the game and beeping the buzzer during the fire demonstration!' Olivia.

  

Dennon said he liked dressing up as a lifeguard and would definitely ride a jet ski as part of the job.  

It's Science Week! 

This week we will be supporting children throughout school complete interesting Science experiments. 

Our Science Ambassadors are: Nikita, Lucy, John, Brandon, Tyler and Declan.

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Our Science Ambassadors held a Science Fair today. 

 

We introduced Science Week to the school with a Science Boffins assembly.

World Book Day 2018 

 

 

 

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Autumn Term - The First World War

To link to our WWI topic we have been reading Warhorse by Michael Morpurgo

 
 
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Please click the link to read our Autumn newsletter. 

We visited Green Howards Museum as part of our History topic on WW1 and the children had a wonderful day.

 

Brandon said, 'It was an amazing experience and I would definitely do it again. My favourite part was the medal room and learning why people earned their Victoria Cross.'

 

'I was gobsmacked to learn that you had to breathe through a handkerchief covered in wee when gas came towards you to avoid death!' exclaimed Georgia.

 

Ella thought that the best part of the day was dressing up in uniforms and learning that the clothes were often covered in lice. 

As part of our Mini Police duties we attended riot training. We had the best day ever! 

 

We are taking part in the Junior Ed programme which is lead by Durham Constabulary. Pupils are learning a variety of skills and gaining knowledge,through different workshops delivered by different organisations. 

 

 

 

 

So far we have had visits from...

 

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Picture 2 Alison Gray -Dogs Trust
Picture 3 Laura Dobson- Civil Contingencies Offer
Picture 4 PCSO Abbie Dixon
Picture 5 PCSO Faye Callan
Picture 6 Claire Kerr with Jet and Ben

We had a fantastic day at King James, taking part in drama and dancing lessons.

We have been using the following songs to help us learn our times tables. 

Eight Times Table Song (Cover of All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor)

This 8 x table song is extremely catchy!

Six Times Table Song! (Cover of CHEERLEADER by OMI)

The best way to learn your 6 times table..with a song.

Our Year 6 Play Leaders are:

  • Sasha
  • Olivia
  • Livia
  • Lexii
  • Lucy 
  • Natasha
  • Ella
  • Nikita 
  • Aylissa 
  • Rebecca 
  • Amy
  • Georgia 

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Maths

 

Use the QR codes to find tutorials to help you with your homework.

Foundation subjects

 

 

PE

 

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General learning links


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