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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, Miss Richardson, Miss Taylor and Mrs Dames will be working in Year 6. 


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 should be brought to school daily  and we would be grateful if you could read with your child each evening.

Reading records should be signed each time your child reads at home; once a reading record is complete, your child can come to school the following day in non-uniform smiley
Spellings will be sent out on a Friday and must be returned the following Friday ready for a spelling test.
P. E. is on a Thursday and children should come to school dressed in their (weather appropriate) P.E. kit.

 

Academic Year 2020

We used the poem 'In Flanders Field' as inspiration for a watercolour picture. We used layering techniques to intensify the colour. Next week, we will use the painting as a background for our own Flanders Field poem. Watch this space!  
We used an atlas to locate rainforests. In the next lesson, we carried out research on the four layers of a rainforest. 

This term, we have been basing our English work on our class novel, Wild Boy.

 

Wild Boy, was abandoned as a baby and left in the workhouse. After reading about the workhouse in the story, we wanted to find out more. Independently, we carried out research and wrote an information text.

 

In Wild Boy, Doctor Charles Griffin was brutally murdered. We wrote newspaper reports detailing the murder and the events leading up to it.

 

During our French lessons, we have been learning about our school. We are now able to listen, pronounce and write new vocabulary. 

 

Callum wrote, I am looking for the kitchen. Here is the kitchen.

 

 

Kadie wrote, I am looking for the main entrance. Here is the main entrance.

                    

Perspective Photography

Year 6 Class of 2019/2020

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Home learning.

 

Here you will find work for children to complete at home. This section will be updated weekly with a new selection of work and then the following week any answer sheets will be uploaded to allow children to self-mark.

The home learning grid is designed to give children a choice of topic-based tasks to be completed throughout the week.

If you have any questions, we are available through Facebook messenger and the school's e-mail.

 

Year 6 'Then and Now' Photographs 
Transition Activities 
Week 15 (week commencing 13/07/2020)
Week 14 Answers 
Week 14 (week commencing 06/07/2020)
Week 13 Answers 
Week 13 (week commencing 29/06/2020)
Week 12 Answers 
During PE this afternoon, the Year 6 bubbles have been competing in relay races with a twist. The children ran 60 metres and had 1 minute to collect grass in their bucket. They did this six times. When the time was up, an adult measured each pile of grass. The children then converted the measurements from cm to mm and then m to find out the overall winner. 
Bubble 1 have made dream catchers this afternoon. They are amazing. Well done, girls! 
Year 6 have been completing transition activities set by their secondary school. 
Week 12 (week commencing 22/06/20)
Week 11 Answers 
Week 11 (week commencing 15/06/20)
Week 10 Answers
Week 10 (week commencing 08/06/2020)
Week 9 Answers 
Week 9 (week commencing 01/06/2020)
Week 8 Answers 
Week 8 (week commencing 18/05/2020)
Week 7 Answers 
Home Learning Week 7 (week commencing 11/05/2020)
Week 6 Answers 
Week 6 Home Learning (week commencing 03/05/2020)
Week 5 Answers 
Week 5 Home Learning (week commencing 27/04/20)

Week 4 Answers 

 Week 4 Home Learning (week commencing 20/04/20)
                                                               Easter Activities 

Greetings Year 6!

We're sure you've been working hard to complete the tasks we have set, so as a reward you can have two weeks rest. However, if you would like to stay busy there are plenty of activities on the Easter activity grid or you can follow the links to any of the websites below. 

Have fun!

Stay safe!

And don't eat too much chocolate! 

 

 

Week 1 Answers

Week 1 Home Learning 

Year 6 attended 'Safer Futures Live' event.

In Science, year 6 children tested how voltage effects the sound of a buzzer.

As part of the Junior Education Programme, Year 6 were visited by Kate to discuss environmental crime. Year 6 watched videos that showed crime to the environment and discussed in groups whether or not they thought it was an offence or not.

 

 

 

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Year 6 were extremely lucky to have had a visit from the Anne Frank Trust.  They discussed topics such as discrimination, racism and homophobia.

 

As part of the Junior Education Programme, Gillian from Stray Aid visited year 6 to talk about caring for animals.

 

 

 

 

Year 6 pupils visited our local church, St Mark's. They performed traditional Christmas hymns and recreated the Nativity scene.

Happy Christmas from Year 6

Year 6 have used a formula to calculate degrees in order to construct pie charts.

 

 

 

As part of our Remembrance Day activities, we have written poems in the style of 'In Flanders Fields.'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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In Science, we investigated the relationship between the distance of a light source and the size of the shadow created.

 

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 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.

Foundation subjects

 

 

PE

 

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