Author: Mr Rugg


Year 6 return to school

It was so lovely to see our Year 6 children again this morning we really have missed them! After a slightly nervous start the children soon adjusted to their new surroundings and routines and were enjoying catching up with each other. We talked about how they're feeling and what they've been doing…

Posted by Mr Rugg on 8 June 2020

Category: Year 6

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Ending the week on a high note...

We finished another busy week with some super music learning. We listened to and appraised Carole King's 'You've Got A Friend' (the children said it made them feel 'dreamy' and think of their friends), then we had a go at accompanying the music on the glockenspiels.

Earlier in the day the…

Posted by Mr Rugg on 28 February 2020

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Spring into maths!

We got straight into maths for the start of Spring term 2. We were working out the volume of cuboids and arrived at a formula to apply to all examples. We're going to be moving on to calculating angles and finding unknown angles in shapes.

We started our writing unit on 'persuasion' - writing a…

Posted by Mr Rugg on 25 February 2020

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Y6 Getting the measure of each other

For the past couple of weeks we have been learning about units of measurement. We have been converting between different units such as kilometres to miles, and have learnt about different imperial and metric measures. To finish off we measured each other - Max just pipped Tom as the tallest by…

Posted by Mr Rugg on 31 January 2020

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Y6 Junior Apprentices!

We had a fantastic launch day for our 'Global Economy' topic. The children came dressed in their best business attire ready to take on the task of designing a new games console and working costs of materials, where to produce it and how much profit they would make. They then had to present their…

Posted by Mr Rugg on 8 January 2020

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Twas the week before Christmas in Year 6...

...And there was lots of fun, games and dancing at the Christmas party. Thank you for your food contributions the children loved tucking in!

We finished the week by making the periscopes we have been researching for our SITE topic 'Light'. The children managed to make working models and enjoyed…

Posted by Mr Rugg on 20 December 2019

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Year 6 WW2 Drama Presentation

This Thursday our Year 6 donned their evacuee costumes and put on a fantastic performance for the school and parents. Working with Miss Crowley, they developed their own dramatic sequences accompanied by songs to deliver a powerful portrayal of life during World War 2. It was an absolute pleasure…

Posted by Mr Rugg on 6 December 2019

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Y6 trip to Yorkshire Air Museum

We managed to dodge the downpours and spent a sunny day at the Yorkshire Air Museum in Elvington near York. After picking up our partner class in Bramham, we arrived at the museum to the sound of children gasping at the sight of the WW2 planes on display. We chose the air museum this year as it…

Posted by Mr Rugg on 14 November 2019

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Science and Learning Logs

This afternoon we were continuing our Science investigations into electricity and circuits, looking at the variables and hypothesis. Some children energetically demonstrated electricity travelling through a circuit.

We also did an art gallery style walk round to look at our wonderful learning…

Posted by Mr Rugg on 17 October 2019

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Let the Reading Challenge commence!

Year 6 were very excited to receive their Reading Challenge books today. They were so enthusiastic they started reading them over lunchtime and don't want to put them down! Please check parentmail for the letter outlining the benefits of the challenge, and please support your child through…

Posted by Mr Rugg on 9 October 2019

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Year 6 & Reception buddies

The year 6 children have now been paired up with their buddies in Reception. This is a hugely important part of year 6 and the children have embraced their responsibility, showing kindness, friendliness and being helpful to their buddies. All of the children love this part of school life and it's…

Posted by Mr Rugg on 3 October 2019

Category: Year 6

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A busy start to year 6!

The children have settled in to year 6 magnificently and we have already done a lot of learning in the past couple of weeks, such as:

  • Introducing our World War 2 topic - it has been lovely to see and hear about the children's family stories
  • Maths - we have covered place value and solving…

Posted by Mr Rugg on 3 October 2019

Category: Year 6

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