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Year 6

Welcome to the Year 6 Class Page 

2023-2023

Friday 27th January

This week, we enjoyed learning more about landscape art; we created landscapes using watercolours and added finishing touches to our work from last week. We also enjoyed learning new skills in football. In English, we used drama to explore the emotions of characters from The Selfish Giant. We’ve also been working in pairs to consolidate our knowledge of fractions and to explore synonyms and antonyms - what a busy week!

Friday 20th January

This week, we enjoyed creating landscape art. The children experimented with different watercolour techniques. We are looking forward to developing our artistic skills over the next few weeks! πŸŽ¨πŸ–ŒπŸ–Ό 

Friday 13th January

This week, we started to create a dance inspired by the British values of democracy, individual liberty, tolerance, mutual respect and the rule of law. The children also enjoyed working in pairs to solve problems involving fractions. 

Friday 6th January

The children have made a brilliant start to the new year! We spent some time today focusing on our school vision and mission. The children enjoyed creating beautiful posters based on the themes ‘be yourself’ and ‘be faithful’. 

Thursday 22nd December

We have had a brilliant final week of the term! The children enjoyed performing a talent show for their Special Friends in Reception and they enjoyed a party together. Well done to everyone in Year 6 for working so hard since September. We hope you enjoy a lovely break and have a magical Christmas! β€οΈπŸŽ„πŸŒŸ

Friday 16th December

This week, we started a new music topic. During this unit, the children will be composing  their own protest songs. We started the unit by listening to ‘The March of the Women’, inspired by the suffragette movement. The children enjoyed sharing their opinions. We enjoyed a lovely Christmas dinner with our Special Friends today. 

Friday 9th December

This week, the children enjoyed working in pairs and helping each other to edit their writing. They produced some fantastic hybrid texts which included  information about tigers, explained why they are endangered and persuaded people to help to save tigers from extinction. 

Friday 2nd December
This week, we have enjoyed some outdoor learning. In our science lesson, we investigated and classified different plants so we explored the different species that grow in our school grounds. For geography, we walked to 2 different locations in our local area to investigate how the land is used. We then proposed changes that we think would improve our local area.

Friday 25th November

In English this week, the children enjoyed working in small groups to write an informative text about white-rumped vultures - an endangered species. They also had fun with their Special Friends this afternoon. 

Friday 18th November
This week, we have been learning about cyber bullying. We discussed how to behave kindly and responsibly online and we shared tips for what to do if you are being bullied online. The theme of anti-bullying week is ‘Reach out’. The children know that they should speak to a trusted adult if they see any unkind or inappropriate messages online. On Wednesday, we attended a Crucial Crew child safety event. The children enjoyed learning more about staying safe in lots of different scenarios and they created digital posters to share what they have learned. 

Thursday 10th November

We are having another brilliant day! We have been abseiling, on the zip wire, solving puzzles in the forest and showing off our skills in archery! We are all safe and well and we are looking forward to our campfire this evening. πŸ”₯ πŸͺ΅πŸ‘

Wednesday 9th November

We are all safe and well and having a fantastic time! Yesterday the children took part in a great range of activities including aeroball, a giant swing and trapeze. They have also been learning survival skills in the woods. The sun is shining and we’re all looking forward to another brilliant day of adventures! Have a look at the photos below to see what we got up to yesterday.

We had a great first evening at PGL! We are looking forward to a fun day of adventures today. 

Friday 4th November

This week, the children enjoyed developing their programming skills as they worked on a new Scratch project. In a reading lesson, the children worked in pairs and compared 2 autumnal poems; they learned some exciting new vocabulary.

Friday 21st October

Today we have enjoyed an amazing rock star day. The children had great fun dressing up as rock stars and playing on Times Tables Rock Stars. Another highlight of our week was the children’s natural art that they created. Their beautiful work was inspired by the Kingdom of God. 

Friday 14th October

This week, our highlights included a fantastic visit from Andy, a member of the Stockport Road Safety team. The children enjoyed investigating the speed of local traffic and they learned lots about how to stay safe on the roads. In English, the children worked in pairs and helped each other to edit a piece of writing. They also enjoyed a mini hockey tournament - what a busy week! 

Friday 7th October

Today we enjoyed our lovely Special Friends assembly! We also learned a song about the Viking invasion of Britain - check it out below!

Viking invasion song

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Friday 30th September

This week, we celebrated European Day of Languages by researching the languages that are spoken in different countries. We also concluded our DT topic by testing and evaluating our kites. This afternoon, we spent some time getting to know the children in Reception - we are so excited for our Special Friends assembly next week!

Friday 23rd September

This week, Year 6 pupils enjoyed making their own kites as part of our ‘Chinese inventions’ topic. They also took part in an active maths lesson, consolidating their knowledge of place value. 

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